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Recreation Hotel

68 High Street, Greymouth, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed here 3 times over past 3 months. Modest but clean & tidy units , warm and comfortable and reasonably priced. Restaurant meals are of a good standard, and value for money. Coast staff and management are friendly and helpful. Wifi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The rooms are reasonably basic, but very clean, warm and tidy. Very quiet and I slept well. The food in the restaurant was excellent - better than I expected to be honest. I will also say, I left my work shirt when i checked out and they very kindly couriered it back to me free of charge. That's West Coast... More 

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very busy Saturday night. Managed to get a table for four in restaurant. Food and service were excellent even though they were full. Each of us had a different meal and we were all impressed. Three courses including drinks was $50 each so good value too!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Its a very basic motel.. good location, on SH, has a Grocery/ Wine store adjoining it with a good restaurant - maybe the only restaurant in town. It had an eerie feeling to it... tho it had everything one would need - tea/coffee, Fridge, Clean Towels, Internet, TV and even a heater. Reception is the liquor shop :P! Unless u... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had booked to stay in the Coleraine over the road but they'd had a problem and transferred us to their "sister" property here. Once we found our unit we had to park a bit further away and carry what we needed. There was a group of men (truckers) sat outside one of the downstairs units drinking and they all... More 

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East Anglia, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

There is a hotel, bar, sports bar, restaurant and a bottle shop in one building on the main road. The restaurant was fully booked the Monday evening we were there but we ate in the bar. Food was very good, guess that’s why it’s so popular. Very nice helpful staff, good food.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had arranged to meet a local in Greymouth for dinner who recommended the restaurant at the hotel - as my wife has disability issues and I did not wish to drive - to stay on site seemed the logical solution (better accommodation was available within normal walking distance). Although I had specifically requested a ground floor unit we were... More 

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Hawker, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Not much to say here, whitebait fritters were average as was the steak. Decor and surroundings drab. Sorry Rec Hotel, but $33 for a main course, more than Queenstown demands better than we got. Should have stayed at Speights Ale House, where the menu and surroundings looked much better. Recommend avoid.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We stayed at the Highpark Motor Inn (which was fabulous). They recommended we go to Recreation for dinner. It was really very good food and very good service. We had to leave very early the next morning, so we pre-ordered and pre-paid for breakfast. When we arrived, the breakfast was served at the exact time we had requested, and was... More 

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Westport, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Hi I stayed here for a work trip. It was not booked by me and I thought that it would be basic and functional, but this was too basic. If you are after basic accommodation this is for you. There was no iron in the room to iron my clothes. No hair drier. I guess for the price is good... More 

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