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Kamuela, Hawaii
Reviewed 10 March 2016

My family stayed here one night. The operators are very nice and helpful. Since we had our two teenage daughters with us they gave us unlimited wi fi which was great. Many others have limits. The rooms were clean and I would stay here again.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Gordon Thanks for choosing to stay at the Sundowner Motel on your recent trip to the scenic West Coast. We enjoyed having you and your family stay with us and that your teenage daughters enjoyed the fact that we issue guests with 10 GB of WIFI so they can all keep in touch with family and frienda while on...

Auckland
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here after travelling on the Tranzalpine and the owner was there to pick us up on arrival. The rooms was lovely with a view of the town and was very well appointed with a nice bathroom. He also dropped us back into town the next day as it was raining. 5*

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hello again, Thanks for letting us know that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Sundowner Motel recently when you travelled on the Tranzalpine Express train. Yes we do offer free transfers when guests arrive and depart on the train which we find people really appreciate. We wish you all the best. Cheers Murray & Wendy.

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 March 2016

The rooms on the first floor overlooking the town are large. The motel is set back from the road so there is no road noise.the rooms are well serviced each day. Comfortable beds. Parking is available in front of the motel. The motel is within walking distance to the supermarket and restaurants.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi David Thanks for taking the time to write a review following your stay at the Sundowner Motel. Gret to hear you benjoyed the room you stayed an also our location close to town. We wish you happy and safe travels, Cheers Murray & Wendy.

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2016

fantastic place to stay. we had a boys trip to the brewery in Greymouth and Murray the owner was more than helpful. He knew exactly what we were up to and were more than likely going to have a big night and he encouraged us the whole way. he offered to drive us to the brewery and even gave us...

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Andy Great to see you guys enjoying your time on the West Coast and thanks for behaving so well and not leaving a mess behind you. You are right that we do not allow our guests to make a lot of noise if they are enjoying a few quiet drinks as that would make our other guests stay less...

Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 12 January 2016

When we called, we were told the only room left was an "executive studio" at $155. We agreed to that, thinking it would be an up, rather than down, grade. Instead of a view over town and to the water, though, the unit was in the back, facing only a landscaped hillside and the parking area.When we observed this at...

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hello Mr & Mrs Ford. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to write about us. We are rather mystified that you didn't enjoy your stay in the only room that was available within our complex of 16 units. We have regular repeat guests who actually request that room above all others. Unfortunately check out time is...

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This was an excellent place to stay. The host offered a pickup and drop off service to theTransAlpine train, which was very helpful. The units were spacious, clean and very quiet, making this a great place to stay. Just a couple of minutes walk to town. The hosts very hospitable and friendly, giving directions and suggestions of local attractions to...

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Miriam We are so pleased that you and your family chose us to stay with on your recent trip to the West Coast via the Tranzalpine. We were happy to share our knowledge with the many attractions that you can do whilst waiting for that train to depart the next day. We enjoyed having you all here and would...

Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Sundowner Hotel (for the second time) between travelling from Queenstown to Motueka - We love Greymouth, and Sundowner. Hosts are super friendly and very accommodating. Room is spacious and has everything you need - kitchenette, tv, comfy bed, big bathroom (best shower of the trip!) and it's so clean! Highly recommend. PS - We were told...

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Larsie Thanks for your wonderful comments and the mention that it was your second visit to our motel whilst travelling between Queenstown and Motueka. You are right the water pressure here is to die for with a number of people telling us that it is the best shower they have experienced. Glad you enjoyed the Monteith's Brewery experience as...

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

This was an overnight stay between the Transalpine Express and the bus to Nelson. The pick up from the station was great as it helped us get our bearings. Greymouth station car park is a bit confusing when the train arrives late and all the buses are there too. The room was fine and the motel convenient for the town....

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi happy travellers. Thanks for staying with us on your recent visit to New Zealand. It is great to see that you pointed out the convenient location of our Motel to the train and bus station so other travellers can see how easy it is to enjoy time in Greymouth even without a vehicle. We hope the rest of your...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We stayed four nights. The hosts were so friendly and helpfull. The upstairs studio unit we had was perfect , a good sized room very clean and well equipped. .We will definitely stay there again.Thank you Murray and Wendy

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Carole, Thanks for taking the time to write a review about our motel following your stay with us. We are pleased that the room had everything you required to make your stay pleasant and enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Murray & Wendy.

Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Wendy and Murray were great hosts. They are passionate about their business and the district. Their knowledge and ideas of things to see and do ensured we got the most our of our stay. The motel unit was of a high standard but best of all was the shower, second to none! Thanks for a lovely stay.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

HI Angela F Firstly thanks for choosing to stay with us at the Sundowner Motel during your recent visit to the scenic west coast. And thanks also for taking the time to write a review following your stay. We are both pleased to hear you enjoyred your experience here and yes the showers do have amazing water pressure. We wish...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Sundowner Motel -motel accommodation Greymouth, New Zealand.Closest Motel to the township of Greymouth and the Tranzalpine Station. Free transfer from train or bus. From the moment you arrive at the Sundowner Motel the owners, Murray and Wendy Torrens, will ensure you receive a warm welcome and an enjoyable stay.Sundowner Motel Greymouth accommodation offers affordable and comfortable modern studio and family units which are all quality 4 star and serviced daily. Whether you're here on business or here for pleasure, on your own or in a group, you'll find we provide the highest level of service and facilities around. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundowner Motel

Address: 14 Smith Street | West Coast, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Greymouth
Price Range: $149 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Greymouth
#6 Romantic Hotel in Greymouth
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“best views”
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“All rooms are good, bottom ones have easy walk in access.”
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“Ask for a room on first floor above the office overlooking town”
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