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Punga Cove Resort

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Overview of Punga Cove Resort

Punga Cove Resort

3 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Individually-wrapped food options
Endeavour Inlet,, Punga Cove, Marlborough Sounds, 7250

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationQueen Charlotte Walkway13 min drive
  • Popular LocationPicton Harbour113 min drive
  • Popular LocationPicton Ferry Terminal113 min drive
  • AirportPicton (PCN)119 min drive

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About this area

Punga Cove

Located in Punga Cove, Punga Cove Resort is on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Dryden Bay and Queen Charlotte Walkway. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and sailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • Dryden Bay - 1 min drive
  • Queen Charlotte Walkway - 13 min drive
  • Motuara Island - 18 min drive
  • Picton Harbour - 113 min drive
  • Picton Ferry Terminal - 113 min drive

Getting around

  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 137 min drive


  • Punga Fern Restaurant — 1 min walk

About this property

Punga Cove Resort

Delightful beach hotel with a spa tub
At Punga Cove Resort, hit the beach, dine on-site at Punga Fern Restaurant or enjoy a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. All 16 rooms provide conveniences such as sitting areas and microwaves, plus balconies and electric kettles. Free tea bags/instant coffee and showers are among the other amenities available to guests. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Punga Cove Resort offers 16 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and change of towels can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.
An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 2 bars/lounges

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool


  • Banquet hall
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference centre


  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

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

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 5:30 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
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
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.

  • A pet fee will be charged
  • 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, debit cards and cash

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 3 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Inn Punga Cove
Punga Cove
Hotel Punga Cove
Punga Cove Resort New Zealand/Marlborough - Endeavour Inlet
Punga Cove Hotel South Island
Punga Cove
Punga Cove Resort Hotel
Punga Cove Resort Punga Cove
Punga Cove Resort Hotel Punga Cove

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 7 reviews
5 - Excellent 71%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 7 reviews
4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 7 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 7 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 7 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Spectacular setting, overall great destination
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stunning views. Beautiful rooms, comfrotable beds. Staff are lovely. Food was delicious. All up super happy :)
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2017

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pizza and beer at the cafe after walking the Queen Charlotte Track was very good! The packed lunch for the next day's walk was the best we had on the track.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A pleasant refuge on the Queen Charlotte Track
We were hiking ahead of a looming storm on the Queen Charlotte Track. The sky looked as if it would rupture and drown us in rain driven by a maniacal wind. Just as we thought we were lost the sign to the Punga Cove brought us hope. We could not have found a more pleasant spot to weather out the storm. The room had a beautiful deck overlooking the cove with a nice kitchenette, comfortable shower and a warm and welcoming bed. We sat and watched the maelstrom outside our sliding glass door in complete comfort. When the storm paused a bit we made our way to the restaurant for an excellent vegan meal prepared just for us. The restaurant is staffed with the nicest people who politely attended our every need. It was amazing to find such a well appointed restaurant in this remote location. After a comfortable night's sleep and a delightful breakfast, we picked up our vegan sack lunches prepared fresh that morning. Best of all we were able to check out at the restaurant and save steps on our way back to the trail.