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4.4 out of 5

"Fantastic location..right on the beach. Stunning cliff backdrop. Enjoyed the roar of the sea. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 31 Jul 2021

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Hotel Description

At Punakaiki Beachfront Motels you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Punakaiki Beach and Pancake Rocks. Highlights at this beach motel include in-room free WiFi and furnished patios.

All 11 rooms feature hair dryers. Microwaves and free toiletries are also available.

This pet-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and barbecue grills. Added amenities include laundry facilities and a picnic area. Each morning continental breakfast is served between noon and noon. Bring your pet along and take advantage of this property's pet-friendly amenities such as food and water bowls. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Places within a 30-minute drive of this 3-star Punakaiki motel include Pororari River Track and Underworld Adventures.

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen (The Cottage)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
NZ$157* Per night/room 4 Dec. - 5 Dec.

Family Studio, Kitchenette (Motel Unit 6)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Studio, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Suite, 3 Bedrooms, Kitchenette

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, Accessible, Kitchen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Punakaiki Beachfront Motels ratings based on 47 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Punakaiki Beachfront Motels

Everyone (19) Couples (15) Family (13)
5 out of 5
Fantastic location..right on the beach. Stunning cliff backdrop. Enjoyed the roar of the sea.

Posted by on 31 Jul. 2021

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9 Aug. 2021 by June and the team

Thank you for your feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Jun. 2021

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5 out of 5
Location perfect close to caves and tables and chairs to watch the sunset owner was nice and friendly. We very much enjoyed our stay

Posted by on 14 May 2021

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5 out of 5
Absolutely beautiful little beach house! Wish we were able to stay longer than the one night. Glorious, rugged beach and delightful accommodation with majestic cliffs as a backdrop. Very friendly reception staff. Highly recommend.

Posted by on 7 May 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Apr. 2021 by The team at Punakaiki

Thank you for staying and taking the time to review.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Mar. 2021 by The team at Punakaiki Beachfront Motels

Thanks Sophie for taking the time to review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again.

3 out of 5
Parking was limited for those, like ourselves driving a 4 x 4 and towing a trailer. Pleasant interior. However, as the Motel position is quite isolated 60kms one way or 30kms the other, to the nearest supermarket, a few basic supplies would be welcome e.g. bread for toast, packs if butter & jam etc.

Posted by , from North Canterbury on 22 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Dec. 2020 by June

Hello CT, We understand not being able to park up on the Motel property, we allocate one park per Unit. Yes we really are isolated out here in Punakaiki and it is some distance to the Super Market, our units are fully self contained which means guests can cook their own food if they wish. We supply Milk, teas etc and offer a Continental Breakfast which does have bread, butter, jams etc. I hope you found a lovely cafe or similar to buy a nice breakfast before your departure from Punakaiki. Safe travels regards June

4 out of 5
The location can’t be beat! The beds were comfortable and the place was spacious and very clean.

Posted by on 12 Feb. 2020

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12 Feb. 2020 by June

Hello, Yes the location of the Motels is fantastic, very close to all amenities, guests love the beds and how spacious the units are. Have a great time in and around Punakaiki. June

5 out of 5
Amazing wee Spot, Great for Families. We will be back!

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Jan. 2020 by June (manager)

Hello, we think this is an amazing wee spot too, happy that you enjoyed your time with us and you are thinking of coming back, I am sure there are still some areas of Punakaiki that you have yet to explore.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Dec. 2019

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1 Jan. 2020 by June (Manager)

Hello, thank you for taking the time to rate us after your stay, we hope you had time to enjoy some of the things Punakaiki can offer, like great walks, the Pancake Rocks, café and lots of other things. We hope you continue to enjoy your journey, stay safe, Happy New Year

About the Punakaiki Beachfront Motels

Location 56 Punakaiki Road, Punakaiki, 7873

Property Features

As a guest of Punakaiki Beachfront Motels, you'll find barbecue grills, a garden, and a picnic area. WiFi is free in public spaces. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Punakaiki motel is smoke free.

  • 11 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Punakaiki Beachfront Motels offers 11 accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Rooms open to furnished patios. This Punakaiki motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from noon to noon.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 8:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: NZD 25 per accommodation, per stay
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. This property accepts Visa and Mastercard. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 16 for adults and NZD 16 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: NZD 25 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Punakaiki Beachfront Motels Cabin
  • Punakaiki Beachfront Motels
  • Punakaiki Beachfront Motels Motel
  • Punakaiki Beachfront Motels Punakaiki
  • Punakaiki Beachfront Motels Motel Punakaiki

You should know

  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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