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Pohara Beachfront Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   10 Tennyson Street | Pohara, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Pohara
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we only had the one night in Pohara, the setting, quality of the unit and friendliness of the hosts have confirmed to us we need to make this a yearly visit - and for longer next time! Such an amazing part of the region, the kids had a ball running around and exploring the many incredible natural limestone formations.... More

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Cromwell, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in these motels many years ago and were impressed by the beach setting so decided to revisit Pohara. We were not disappointed by the motels again (only the weather!!). The beach front setting is lovely and the motel was very comfortable. A wonderful place to stay for a nice peaceful break.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this motel because they had a good Grabone deal and we wanted a nice location to have some time out! We were upgraded to a beachfront unit and being winter, not many people about so was nice and quiet. The unit was well-stocked with everything you can think of and is walking distance to some reasonably-priced restaurants. The... More

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This Couple were paying $66.33 per night on a Grabone, upgraded at no extra cost from a seaview unit, and they complain! Where in NZ on the beachfront would you get a better deal. This unit is normally $145 per night, and we have never had a complaint from a full paying Guest. Had we known they intended arriving late,... More

Takaka, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Thanks for supporting the Golden Valley Country Music Awards weekend. Very nice easy people to deal with. All our Judges etc liked there beautiful views out over the bay, Always a pleasure doing business each year .

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Auckland, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The surroundings play a huge part in this review of course - Pohara Beachfront Motel is right on the beach, and oh what a beach. The owners were lovely and friendly and even though we had booked their cheapest room, they gave us a better one because they had one available and they had decided to no longer let their... More

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Pasco, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Of all the places our group stayed on South Island this was the best all around. The rooms were all clean and well appointed. Nothing extraordinary, just very nice and completely adequate. The view of the Bay both day and night was a memorable experience. The local eateries were like most we found in NZ, very good! The AC remote... More

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Levin, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This was the highlight of a trip to the South Island, with stays in several locations. Hosts are superb, and the motel units are located right by the beachfront - in a quiet cul-de-sac. Peaceful The units are tastefully decorated, every need met. Reasonably priced. Great furnishings, quality bedding and attractive art work on walls. Extremely clean. Located near great... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had a wonderful 3 night stay here. It is absolutely beautiful with lovely chalets and a warm and friendly welcome from our hosts. Our chalet was on the front overlooking the Bay with lovely views and sunsets over the water. Spotlessly clean and well appointed this was a great place to stay and recharge our batteries whilst travelling around... More

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Zilla, WA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Definetly a great location, the beach fron units have an awesome view and within walking distance from the beech. Different units different distribution and floor plan. The facility is clean and well equiped as far as the kitchen is concerned. Comfortable and actually with unlimited WiFi which is not a comon thing in NZ. Every one elso charges by 30... More

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Kelowna, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Our first time in NZ and we went straight to Pohara and stayed in an ocean front unit at the Pohara Beachfront Motel. Great location, wonderful comfortable bed and all the amenities of home with a gorgeous view of the ocean right off the deck! Not a good beach for swimming but great location for getting to Abel Tasman, Farewell... More

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Address: 10 Tennyson Street | Pohara, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pohara Beachfront Motel 3.5*
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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 
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