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Sundowner Motel

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14 Smith Street | West Coast, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
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10% off room rate
Sundowner Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Really good Motel in Greymouth. You can walk/drive to local attractions in Greymouth and are also near the Highway so you can continue the trip. The staff is very welcoming and friendly. Having rooms on the 2nd floor is ok because you can drive the car to the back of the Motel and take your luggage through the back entrance... More 

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us at the Sundowner Motel while on the South Islands scenic West Coast. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and thanks so much for taking the time to submit a review as they are very helpfull to other travellers when deciding where to stay, Cheers Murray & Wendy. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Good fairly priced accommodation. Excellent friendly service.Regular motel 5mins walk to town.owner offers free pick up from trans alpine train. Rooms are well equipped, showers excellent.owner is source of useful information re local area.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for submitting a review following your stay with us and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your room and our location close to the town center. We hope you had a safe trip home and we wish you all the best for 2015, Cheers Murray & Wendy. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the Sundowner, which provided us with great facilities in a very clean, tidy and comfortable unit. A special thanks for the exceptional, helpful and welcoming service - and we will be back the next time over across on the coast! J&K Mulvaney.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hello again, Great to know you had an enjoyable time while staying with us at the Sundowner Motel and thanks for taking the time to submit a review as other travellers tell us they are very helpfull when choosing where to stay. We wish you happy and safe travels Cheers Murray & Wendy More 

New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We enjoyed and valued our stay at the Sundowner. Like other reviews the hosts were very hospitable and welcoming. The location of the Sundowner meant that within a short walk to the town centre. The rooms at the rear of their complex were nice a quiet.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi There, We are pleased to hear you enjoyrd your stay with us while on the scenic West Coast and that you found our location close to town very handy. Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to submit a review. More 

Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My sister had stayed previously and had good service so we booked again and had an excellent stay. Clean, comfortable, great facilities. The owners gave us exceptional service. Thank you. [Promise not to come back with the heavy bag!]

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Wendy Y, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi again, Glad to see you made it back home safely ( with that heavy bag ) and thanks for posting a review following you stay with us. It was great to see you both out enjoying what the scenic west coast has to offer. We would love to see you back here again one day when you are ready... More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We found the Sundowner comfortable and very clean and tidy. It is located handy to train station if you are traveling on Tranzalpine trip it is ideal. Also close to town and supermarket. Hosts were friendly and helpful.

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Wendy Y, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hello from the West Coast of New Zealand, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our central location to the Tranzalpine and shops very handy. We hope to see you back on the West Coast again some day. Thanks Murray & Wendy More 

Nelson, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Well, maybe not quite, but I do stay here every 2 weeks or so as I'm based in Nelson but also have an office in good old Greymouth. I used to stay at the Kingsgate but it is/ was AWFUL so needed to find another regular haunt, and I had had a chance, nice stay at the Sundowner before. Murray... More 

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Wendy Y, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking the time out of your busy day to write a review about the Sundowner Motel. We are so glad to hear you enjoy everything about our motel and we enjoy having you stay with us every couple of weeks, Cheers Murray & Wendy. More 

Cypress, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Located back off the highway that runs through Greymouth, the Sundowner Motel is placed next to an asphalt parking lot, but don’t let that deter you. The owners were welcoming and went beyond the norm to make our stay in the area enjoyable. We truly appreciated their friendliness and willingness to help. Since we booked late, our room was downstairs... More 

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Wendy Y, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hello again Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review after your stay with us in March this year. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Sundowner Motel while holidaying on the South Islands scenic west coast. We would like to wish you happy and safe travels in the future. Murray & Wendy. More 

Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This self contained 2-bedroom family unit at Sundowner Motel comes equipped with a small kitchenette with microwave and hotplate, complimentary tea & coffee and a large TV. Being winter, the room was warmly heated and so was the bathroom. It was clean and comfortable. Nearby is a supermarket, The Warehouse, shops and eateries. The Greymouth train station is a 2... More 

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Wendy Y, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Greetings from the South Island West Coast of New Zealand. Thanks for submitting a review on Trip Advisor. We hope your holiday with your family in New Zealand was a memorable one and we are pleased that you choose our Motel to stay at while in the capital of the West Coast. Great to hear that the room suited the... More 

Oamaru, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Staying at the Sundowner Motel was part of making our Trans Alpine "family adventure" so successful. We were a party of 13 (8 adults and 5 children) ranging in age from 20 months up to 86 years. The motels at the back made it safe for the small children. The motels were warm, clean, a good size, comfortable and a... More 

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Wendy Y, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi again. Thanks for submitting a review we are glad to hear that your Tranz alpine family adventure was made special by staying with us and experiencing our South Island West Coast hospitality. It was great to see all the children enjoying themselves and we are sure that your mother will remember her 86th birthday. Once again thanks for staying... More 

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