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Punakaiki Resort

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“eco suite”(38 reviews)
“across the road”(31 reviews)
“pancake rolls”(181 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewseco suiteacross the roadpancake rollsremote locationgreat view of the beachnew zealandtasman seabeach sideroom was largegreat roomboth sidesthe west coastpancake rocks and blowholesstunning locationfish and chipssound of the wavescomfortable rooms
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I do not recommend this resort, especially in the summer. Most of the rooms are built facing west, the sun turned the room into an oven - very hot and stuffy, I was almost cooked. The view is just ordinary. Restaurant is horrible, very very...More

2  Thank April L
Response from Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Punakaiki ResortResponded yesterday

Dear April L, We regret that we did not meet your expectations during your stay with us and take your comments on board in our strive to provide the best possible service to our guests. Our rooms were constructed to face the coastline as we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely resort right on the waterfront. Very close to the natural pancake rock formations. The view of the sunset from the room was spectacular. The sound of the waves can lull you to sleep. The rooms are large though the windows have to be kept...More

Thank Rajani R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't usually write negative reviews but was really disappointed with this hotel. Room was tired. Cracked tiles in bathroom. Rust on lamp by bed. Dirty drawer underneath the kettle unit. We chose not to eat in restaurant as no table available till late. It...More

Thank RuthMiltonKeynesUK
Response from Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Punakaiki ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear RuthMiltonKeynesUK, We regret that we did not meet your expectations during your stay with us and we do take your comments on board in our strive to provide the best possible service to our guests. We will be speaking with our maintenance and housekeeping...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a sea view room, could see the sea past a chimney. The room was rather dated. The staff were very nice. But the place did not justify the cost, all of the decor was old, bathroom door didn't close properly.More

Thank 99gandt99
Response from Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Punakaiki ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear 99gandt99, We are constantly look at ways to improve on our room decor and your comments go a long way to help in this process. I will be sure to pass your comment onto our maintenance team regarding the bathroom door. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a one-night stay here and just loved the location, right on the beach. Spacious room with balcony and sea views, large shower room. The balcony was nice, but unusable as there were so many sandflies and we forgot to bring our insect repellant....More

Thank Margy M
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Free Parking
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Refrigerator in room
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US$130 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$130 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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BlokeinBristol
8 January 2015|
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Response from Jacob W | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, Thank you for your enquiry. For Punakaiki Resort it would be recommended to make a reservation. However we do not have camper van site facilities at our resort, I believe there are other properties in Punakaiki if... More
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"Maybe the Eco suites are newer"
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"Upstairs room with a sea view balcony."
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"Ask for ocean view on the 2nd floor."
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"A room where you do not have to use the tunnel"
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