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Pohara Beachfront Motel

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Motueka, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We've stayed here twice, both times in Garden 2 bedroom unit. It faces onto a large grass area, has two separate bedrooms, a bathroom and a small living room with a utility kitchen in the entrance way. As noted by other reviewers, it's very basic and although it sleeps four people, the living area has seating (not counting dining chairs)...

Thank petrov301
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 October 2016

To be fair we stayed only one night. Location of the overall property is stunning, Our unit was on the road side of the property but traffic noise wasn't an issue. The unit is compact and not a lot of space to spread out, particularly in the twin room. Plus side is that the heater warmed things up quickly. The...

Thank James S
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Our uniti was within easy walking distance to the sea. Good place to find sea shells. Beach was wide, flat. Easy drive to Tanaka with delightful little shops and a fantastic bohemian restaurant- Dangerous Kitchen. Unit was typical for a moderately priced NZ motel. Equipped with kitchen, dining/living area, two bedrooms and a bath. Clean. Outside deck with table and...

Thank watgp4
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Nice location with view of the sea but our 2brm unit was too small even for 3 adults. Promotional material states sleeps 6 - this may be possible but 6 adults could not fit in the lounge area - we had trouble watching tv with only 3! Nice grounds and unit was clean.

Thank HarrietteG
Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Unit 11 is a beacfront unit only seconds to the beach. Comtemporary unit - it is like your own bach. Good quality and again money well spent. The property is beautifully maintained and clean. A wonderful outside fire and BBQ is also for use of the guests. FREE WIFI up to 1GB

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PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Look forward to seeing you again. Cheers Pete

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This lovely motel with its individual chalets, each very well equipped and spotlessly clean, was a highlight on our recent tour of the north of the South Island. The view from the chalets is outstanding with Farewell Spit in the distance and a wonderful beach just a few steps away. I would not hesitate in recommending this as a great...

Thank 355hilary
PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Having booked cheap flights to Nelson months in advance, I figured myself and my mother would be staying in Takaka. But Pohara popped up in accommodation searches, and soon I was onto this place because of it's close-to-beach location. We booked one of the two standalone beachfront (or near enough to it) units. Mid May wasn't going to necessarily be...

Thank glennomeister
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Well equipped clean accommodation with fresh linen, good quality towels, enough space for a family. Free coffee, teas, hot chocolate in food cupboard, small milk given on arrival. Walk in shower. Wonderful views straight out to sea, beach walks, barbecue area. Helpful manager recommended walks. General store 5 mins walk away with all basics and takeaway fish and chips, piping...

Thank Penny A
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This beachfront motel is in easy walking distance of several nice restaurants. The beach itself is great for young children as the tide goes out over a large distance - not so good for adults as you have to go a long way out to swim! I felt the units were pricey as they are very basic, however the bed...

Thank Jill-Robert
Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 March 2016

A beautiful relaxing location on the beach 10 minutes drive from Takaka. This is an older style motel but extremely comfortable and clean. The owner is welcoming and helpful. It is perfectly located for visiting Totaranui or Collingwood and Cape Farewell. There are a couple of restaurants nearby which open at 11am and also a coffee roasters for the morning...

Thank josied1

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the perfect seaside holiday at our Beachfront Motel, located right on the beach and set in the heart of a beautiful seaside village. A popular destination to base yourself while you explore the wider Golden Bay area.Comfortable Units and a relaxing atmosphere combine to ensure a truly enjoyable holiday.Wake up to the sound of the seas, swim at the safe beach, walk the beach to cafes, restaurants, bars, golf course and general store and soak up the stunning scenery. 8 Units offer great seaviews across to Farewell Spit, and all with cooking facilities and private bathrooms. Large grassed barbeque area, herb gardens and guest laundry, provide everything needed to enjoy Golden Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pohara Beachfront Motel

Address: 10 Tennyson Street | Pohara, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Price Range: $112 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pohara Beachfront Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“A room facing the beautiful Golden Bay would be optimal.”
rbc68, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Unit 1 was fine for us and very private.”
mikeharland, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Unit 10 was right on the beach”
BaywickInn, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book the front line units for a perfect sea view. The units have ovens / cooker. There are free gas bar-b-ques available on site.”
Barnesy76, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“would recommend this property for a couple but not a group”
HarrietteG, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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