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10 Best Hotels in Balclutha

The Kaka Point Motels
4 out of 5
24 Rata Street, Kaka Point
The price is NZ$140 per night
18.8 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (120 reviews)

"Handy to everything we needed...clean & well appointed room."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

The Kaka Point Motels
Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park
2 out of 5
324 Newhaven Rd, Surat Bay, The Catlins, New Haven, Otago
The price is NZ$94 per night
28.39 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (51 reviews)

"A small site with cabins and pitches/hook ups. Our cabin was attached to another and it vibrated a bit when the kids next door jumped about or a door slammed, otherwise it was quiet from about 9pm. A lovely beach a couple of minutes away tide dependant but gorgeous with sea lions. Beautiful coastline ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan. 2020

Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park
Kepplestone by the Sea
3.5 out of 5
9 Surat Bay Rd, New Haven, OTA
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The price is NZ$125 per night
28.48 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (9 reviews)
Convenient Location

"Newhaven is easily missed from the main road but Kepplestone is at a convenient, quiet location for visiting many of the local walks and attractions. Breakfast items including fresh local eggs were a surprise inclusion. Thank you for a pleasant stay!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

Kepplestone by the Sea
Surat Bay Lodge & Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
19 Surat Bay Road, New Haven, South Otago
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The price is NZ$89 per night
28.53 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (21 reviews)
Great stay, sealions closeby

"Nice place and very nice location. The french girl at the reception was so helpful. <3"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

Surat Bay Lodge & Backpackers Hostel
Pounawea Waterfront Motels
3.5 out of 5
43 Park Lane, Pounawea, Owaka
The price is NZ$150 per night
28.6 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (8 reviews)

"Excellent accommodation. Spacious living room, well equipped kitchen, comfy bed/bedroom, superb bathroom with walk in shower. Accommodation and surroundings beg a longer stay. Sublime view"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

Pounawea Waterfront Motels
Catlins Mohua Park
4 out of 5
744 Catlins Valley Road, Owaka, Owaka, ZQN
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31.63 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)

"A quiet and seclude location with impressive views."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Catlins Mohua Park
ASURE St John's Court Motel
3 out of 5
167 Union Street, Milton
The price is NZ$170 per night
20.29 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Excellent Stay.

"Excellent Motel. Very clean, tidy and comfortable. Host was very helpful. Will stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

ASURE St John's Court Motel
Catlins Lake Sanctuary
3.5 out of 5
193 Hina Hina Road, Owaka
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28.63 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)
Great base camp for exploring the Catlins

"This was a great base camp for exploring the Catlins. Beds were clean and comfortable, although I felt I had to wipe down the kitchen before using it. The property was amazing! Beautiful views of the estuary, a peaceful place to walk in the mornings, and good view of stars at night."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

Catlins Lake Sanctuary
A fisherman’s dream/peaceful paradise rolled into one awesome location!
The price is NZ$166 per night
28.75 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (14 reviews)
A lovely crib.

"A perfect spot to be based for exploring the Catlins."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

A fisherman’s dream/peaceful paradise rolled into one awesome location!
Kaka Point Luxury Spa Accommodation
26 Esplanade, Kaka Point, OTA
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18.77 km from city centre
Kaka Point Luxury Spa Accommodation
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Take a dip in New Zealand’s largest river and walk across the town’s famous road bridge after arriving in beautiful Balclutha.

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Experience a breath-taking stay amid pastoral surroundings on your Balclutha holiday.

Nestled on the banks of the Clutha River—New Zealand’s largest waterway—Balclutha is the largest residential area in South Otago and serves as an entryway to the region known as Catlins Coast. By booking a stay in any Balclutha accommodation, you’ll be able to trek to the top of nearby Nugget Point, or venture down the bucolic Blair Atholl Walkway. And you can even swing by Dollyworld to catch a glimpse of the toys and teddy bears on display.

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Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Balclutha?
The Kaka Point Motels, located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the heart of Balclutha, is a top choice for your stay, based on our traveller data. Two other options for your trip to the area are Kepplestone by the Sea and Surat Bay Lodge & Backpackers Hostel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Balclutha, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Balclutha.
What is staying in Balclutha like?
Visitors will definitely enjoy all that Balclutha has to offer. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its welcoming locals. There are 28 hotels and other accommodation options in the surrounding area.
What should I do while I'm visiting Balclutha?
Places to visit in the wider area include Nugget Point Lighthouse, Cannibal Bay Beach and Kaka Point Beach. You’ll also find Catlins Lake and Kaka Point Scenic Reserve in the area.
What's the weather like in Balclutha?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Balclutha is 997 mm.

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