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10 Best Hotels in Catlins Forest Park

The Kaka Point Motels
4 out of 5
24 Rata Street, Kaka Point
The price is NZ$140 per night
41.14 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
Curio Bay Salt House Motel
3 out of 5
517 Waikawa-Curio Bay Rd, Curio Bay
Free Cancellation
The price is NZ$190 per night
23.48 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (125 reviews)
Beautiful view & nice place

"Easy to find. Close to the coast’s scenic drive. Clean & couldn’t ask for a more dramatic sea view."…"

Reviewed on 7 Apr. 2020

Curio Bay Salt House Motel
Whistling Frog Cafe & Accommodation
2 out of 5
9 Rewcastle Road, The Catlins, Chaslands, Southland
The price is NZ$186 per night
14.7 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (39 reviews)

"Room was great clean and quiet great water pressure in shower! The best hamburger ever if you are gluten free. Service in cafe and accommodation was exceptional."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan. 2020

Whistling Frog Cafe & Accommodation
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
35 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
34.92 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
Catlins Beach House
3.5 out of 5
499 Waikawa-Curio Bay Road, Tokanui, RD 5, Curio Bay, Southland
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$250 per night
23.34 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)
stunning scenery

"House and particularly views were spectacular. Surfing with Hector’s dolphins was a special experience. Wish we could have stayed longer. That is our lone regret"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

Catlins Beach House
Surat Bay Lodge & Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
19 Surat Bay Road, New Haven, South Otago
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$89 per night
34.97 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
Catlins Mohua Park
4 out of 5
744 Catlins Valley Road, Owaka, Owaka, ZQN
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20.49 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
Pounawea Waterfront Motels
3.5 out of 5
43 Park Lane, Pounawea, Owaka
The price is NZ$150 per night
33.39 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 Lake Sanctuary
3.5 out of 5
193 Hina Hina Road, Owaka
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30.42 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

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Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Catlins Forest Park?
The Kaka Point Motels, located 25.6 mi (41.1 km) from the heart of Catlins Forest Park, is a top choice for your stay, based on our traveller data. Other good choices for your trip to the area are Curio Bay Salt House Motel and Kepplestone by the Sea.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Catlins Forest Park, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available in Catlins Forest Park.
How is it staying in Catlins Forest Park?
Visitors can enjoy all that Catlins Forest Park has to offer, including its parks. There are 22 hotels and other accommodation options in the surrounding area.
What is there to see in Catlins Forest Park?
A favourite place to visit is McLean Falls. You’ll also find Purakaunui Falls and Curio Bay Petrified Forest in the area.
What's the weather like in Catlins Forest Park?
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 Catlins Forest Park is 997 mm.

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