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Hurunui Hotel

  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible31%
  • Feb. 24, 2017
    “Long Trip”
  • Feb. 6, 2017
    “great pit stop heading north”
1224 Karaka Road, State Highway 7, Hurunui 7385 New Zealand See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed February 24, 2017

After a trip from Westport to Christchurch on the return we stopped at the above country pub for a meal. What a delightful dining area, large timber tables, old tractor seats with cushions and a very friendly lady to serve us. The place was half...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2017

we stopped there for dinner late one night, more than happy to keep the kitchen open for us and was a great meal, would defiantly recommend stopping for a meal or just a quick beer, publican is great defiantly what country pubs should be like.

1  Thank craigdB3782ND
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Ate lunch at hurunui hotel.chose the snitzel and salad with coffee.nice meal which was served promptly.hotel has lots collectable items to view.it has a casual atmosphere,and priced well-value for money.☕

1  Thank G8824JBisabelc
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We dropped in for dinner on the way back from the West Coast, feeling pretty hungry. As a vegetarian, I am used to simple & usually boring offerings at country pubs/hotels, so was delighted when the chef (one of the new owners, we gathered) overheard...More

3  Thank tonka347
Reviewed October 17, 2016

With recent new owners this hotel is looking great. It's got a really long and authentic history. It's right in front of a vineyard, and has picnic facilities and function rooms opening up. When travelling through North Canterbury, or back from the West Coast via...More

4  Thank Scott B
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The Hurunui Hotel is famous in New Zealand for its liquor licence, having held its license continuously since 1st July 1860. The original owner, John Hastie, was granted a conditional licence for the ‘Hurunui ...More Accommodation House’. Conditions included; "that he keep eight beds in four bedrooms; shelter for six horses; provide stock yards for yoking up cattle; provide horses for travellers to ford the river; and also direct strangers to a safe fording place." In 1982 a small group of local farmers banded together to save the hotel after it had fallen into disrepair. The community rallied and with help from other sources, including The Historic Places Trust, the Hotel was restored. It is now a thriving hotel and a popular stop for tourists, who can enjoy sampling our finest brews in a New Zealand landmark. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hurunui
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hurunui
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