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Nugget View & Kaka Point Motels

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent motel, well situated for exploring Nugget Point and the nearby sites. We were in a studio unit with a spa, a terrific luxury after a day of walking. The rooms are spotlessly clean, spacious, and with a well equipped kitchen. (The 4-Square grocery store in Owaka carries just about anything you'd need for a short stay.) As an added...

Thank Anne H
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bruce was a friendly host. We found the unit clean and it had a sneaky view of the ocean through the kitchen window. Bruce also gave us the low down on seeing penguins at roaring point however we had arrived when the penguins were moulting so couldn't go to see. We sat in the hide for 1.5 hours and were...

Thank garydotwindsor
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Good accommodation with real helpful people looking after the place. So friendly they even brought in our washing when we were late getting back. I'd recommend this as good value accomodation and a fantastic base to visit the Catlins. We would stay again.

Thank mikeP8138TD
Monza, Italy
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We loved staying at the Nugget View and Kaka Point Motel: a lovely experience also because of the lovely owners, they provided us with lots of useful advices on the area. The motel offers well furnished units with large windows on the ocean. Units include a kitchen and a big bathroom with spa. In the morning, because of the stormy...

2Thank BurgerQueen78
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stayed in January - found staff very helpful and the rooms comfy. Everything you need for eating in or out. Warm, quiet and dry. Very nice spa bath in the bathroom. Great place to view penguins and seals right on the beach. Very nice restaurant just down the road.

Thank mariethatsme2017
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Rooms have everything you need - we were in unit 11 and all facilities were in good order. We found staff very helpful on check in, giving us a really good map of the area and ideas of places to see which was really useful! Kitchen includes hob, microwave, sink and fridge, with dishwashing liquid also provided. The free wifi...

Thank JME92
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stayed in a luxury unit. We enjoyed watching the ocean/sky change as the bad weather moved in and enjoyed looking out at the lighthouse. The windows are very large and so it was nice to look out at the water while we ate dinner and breakfast. It was quite nice to relax in the spa bath after a bush...

Thank NewYorkernNewZealand
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stayed for one night in a 2 bedroom apartment. The spacious apartment was very clean and the kitchen was well equipped. The owner gave tips on when and where to spot the yellow-eyed penguins. We managed to see 2 penguins just before dawn. But don’t expect a close encounter. You have to stay in the hide which is located...

Thank BilliefromGhent
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I can't understand a couple of the most recent, horrible reviews here and to make matters worse, I accidently gave one a helpful 'thumbs up' vote, and couldn't work out how to remove it. Grrrrr !! As Kiwis at least should know, The Catlins is a pretty remote, wild and woolly location, far removed from large city sophistication, which is...

2Thank growingold_never13
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The price very much dictates the quality. This was a low range price-wise but he rooms were clean and provided everything we needed. The owner has a good sense of humour and took as good as he gave. Would stay again at this price.

1Thank Lamorna C

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Additional Information about Nugget View & Kaka Point Motels

Address: 11 Rata Street, Kaka Point, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Kaka Point
Price Range: $108 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Nugget View & Kaka Point Motels 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Ask for spa bath”
mariethatsme2017, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were in unit 11 and had no real issues with its location”
NewYorkernNewZealand, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't arrive too late or someone will yell at you.”
theredpanda987, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Although a few blocks from the beach front,it's elevated location offers satisfactory sea views.”
47532015, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with the best sea views”
MaggiW622, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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