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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, wheelchair access

Guest reviews

4.8 out of 5 Exceptional
33 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Laundry
Outdoor Space
Barbecue Grill
Breakfast Available

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationMount Cookson10 min drive
Popular LocationWaiau Ferry Bridge28 min drive
Popular LocationHanmer Springs Thermal Reserve43 min drive

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  • Family Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • Studio
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsFamily Double Room
  • Deluxe Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Studio
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Economy Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 6 sq m
    • Studio
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsEconomy Twin Room
  • Economy Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 7 sq m
    • Studio
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsEconomy Double Room

About this area

Waiau

Located in Waiau, Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins is in a rural location and on the riverwalk. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Mount Malingson and Mount Cookson. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including snowboarding, skiing and ski lifts.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mount Cookson - 10 min drive
  • Mount Malingson - 13 min drive
  • Waiau Ferry Bridge - 28 min drive
  • Conical Hill Walkway - 37 min drive
  • Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve - 43 min drive

Restaurants

  • Brenda's On Lyndon - 5 min walk

About this property

Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins

Rivewalk campsite in Waiau with free parking
Along with a fridge in a common area, this campsite has laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a garden, barbecues and a picnic area are on-site. Campsites offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins offers 12 forms of accommodation. This Waiau campsite provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Ski

  • Close to a ski area, ski runs and ski lifts

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking
  • Accessible parking

Family friendly

  • Playground

Food and drink

  • Fridge in a common area

Dining

  • Breakfast available for a fee: NZD 15.00 per person

Bathrooms

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • TV in a common area

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities

Comfort

  • Heating

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Communal living room
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location
  • On the riverwalk

Things to do

  • Bike rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

General

  • 12 rooms
  • 1 building

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8 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

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra 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 15.00 per person (approximately)

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

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

Waiau Motor Camp Hostel
Motor Camp Hostel
Waiau Motor Camp Caravan Park Campsite
Waiau Motor Camp Caravan Park
Waiau Motor Camp
Waiau Motor Camp Caravan Park
Waiau motor Camp & Cabins Waiau
Waiau motor Camp & Cabins Campsite
Waiau motor Camp & Cabins Campsite Waiau

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins and receive a full refund?
Yes, Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8 PM.
What time is check-out at Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Waiau Motor Camp & Cabins located?
Situated on the riverwalk, this campsite is 9 mi (14.5 km) from Mount Malingson and 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from Mount Cookson. Waiau Ferry Bridge and Cheviot Library are also within 32 miles (52 km).
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Its quiet, it is beside a magestic river, there is 24/7 fuel nearby, and the hosts are lovely people.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Excellent value compact cabin. Perfect for one. Give the local pub a try too. The original building was still closed due to earthquake damage but the temporary building is fine
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Very friendly helpful manager. Cosy little cabin. Quiet and peaceful.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Perfect! Such a nice place to stay! Our room was very nice, well presented, warm and cozy! Man at the counter was very smiley and happy! Bathrooms were super super clean! (Cleanest I’ve ever seen campground bathrooms)! Amazing scenery! We will be back!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Great stay at this place!
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

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