Overview of Punakaiki Beachfront Motels

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Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Microwave, electric kettle, toaster, cookware/dishes/utensils

Punakaiki Beachfront Motels

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPunakaiki Beach1 min walk
    Popular LocationPororari River Track7 min walk
    Popular LocationPancake Rocks13 min walk
    AirportWestport (WSZ)55 min drive

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Studio, Kitchenette

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, Accessible, Kitchen

  • 54 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Large Single Bed

Family Studio, Kitchenette (Motel Unit 6)

5/5 guest room rating
  • 51 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds and 2 Single Beds

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen

No guest room rating
  • 36 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Family Suite, 3 Bedrooms, Kitchenette

5/5 guest room rating
  • 58 sq m
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Queen Beds and 3 Single Beds

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen (The Cottage)

5/5 guest room rating
  • 55 sq m
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Double Bed and 3 Single Beds

About this area


Located in Punakaiki, Punakaiki Beachfront Motels is in a rural area and near the beach. Pororari River Track and Underworld Adventures are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Punakaiki Beach and Pancake Rocks.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Punakaiki Beach - 1 min walk
  • Pororari River Track - 7 min walk
  • Pancake Rocks - 13 min walk
  • Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes - 16 min walk
  • Truman Track - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportWestport (WSZ) - 55 min drive


  • Punakaiki Tavern & Bistro - 4 min walk
  • Pancake Rocks Cafe - 10 min walk
  • Rusty Cup Cafe - 8 min drive
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About this property

Punakaiki Beachfront Motels

3-star motel near the beach
Guests at this beach motel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 11 rooms provide conveniences such as microwaves and electric kettles, plus free WiFi and furnished patios. Other amenities available to guests include free tea bags/instant coffee, hairdryers and showers.
Punakaiki Beachfront Motels offers 11 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Rooms open to furnished patios. This Punakaiki motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily noon–noon: NZD 16 for adults and NZD 16 for children

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Microwave
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Furnished patio



Check-in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10 AM

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 25 per accommodation, per stay
2 per room
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the 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 ratings system.

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Punakaiki Beachfront Motels and receive a full refund?
Yes, Punakaiki Beachfront Motels offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Punakaiki Beachfront Motels cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Punakaiki Beachfront Motels?
As of 21 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Punakaiki Beachfront Motels on 22 Jan 2021 start from NZ$180, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Punakaiki Beachfront Motels pet-friendly?
Yes, this motel allows pets (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of NZD 25 per accommodation, per stay.
How much is parking at Punakaiki Beachfront Motels?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Punakaiki Beachfront Motels?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 8:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Punakaiki Beachfront Motels?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Punakaiki Beachfront Motels located?
Situated in Punakaiki, this beach motel is within a 10-minute walk of Punakaiki Beach and Pororari River Track. Pancake Rocks and Underworld Adventures are also within 20 mi (32 km).
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 58 out of 137 reviews
5 - Excellent 42%
Rating 4 - Good. 59 out of 137 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 14 out of 137 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 137 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 137 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Room comfort
3 generations stay
Great location. Overall I would stay again. Few little things need a small amount of attention, mosquitoes dead in window sills, no cover on one light switch, frying pan not no stick.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice Motel
A pleasant stay in a nice clean motel. We would stay here again.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
Fab location and very quiet with private access to beach and nearby to the local geological attractions
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location can’t be beat! The beds were comfortable and the place was spacious and very clean.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

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