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Punga Grove Motel & Suites

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40 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 2000, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We spent only one night at the Punga Grove Suites whilst on our tour of New Zealands South Island. We were warmly greeted by the owner manager, who with her staff worked really hard to make our stay comfortable. She was very helpful on any information we sought about the location. We had a two storey apartment with a small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We only stayed for one night, but wish we could have stayed much longer. Jo greeted us warmly and helped us sort out a walk to the glacier, and offered discount vouchers for the wonderful Alice May restaurant and the lovely little kiwi centre. She really couldn't do enough for us. The room was superb! Really spacious with a lovely... More 

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Hamburg, NY
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We enjoyed our one night stay here and were sorry that we had to leave. The room was comfortable and spacious. At the back, there was a private patio surrounded by ferns and trees that was so inviting, we wished it were warmer so we could make use of it. The hostess, Jo, was welcoming and very helpful. After discovering... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Though we stayed there for only one day the manager (miss jo) made us feel like we were at home. Our short stay did not allow us to take the helicopter ride due to bad weather but she arranged us a horse trek and a walk near the glacier . It was a lovely experience and the miss Jo made... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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34 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A very nice place - we were put in an accessible room, so it is difficult to judge how the others are. Ours was spacious, comfortable, bright, and well laid out. Did not like the bathroom, but, again, it was an accessible room. Staff were friendly & helpful.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our unit was very spacious and the glass doors opened on to a view of the dense rainforest the you could nearly reach out and touch ! There was a small kitchenette a great bath with spa jets too !! Jo the new manager was fun loving and gave a great recommendation for dinner !!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I have just spent two nights in Punga Grove Motel. I was in one bedroom, two level, unit: downstairs is a small bathroom with a shower, kitchenette and a living room (a table with 4 chairs, sofa, TV, one bed). The living room’s glass wall opens into a charming, little private patio, surrounded by fern. Upstairs is a king bed,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My husband and I had a lovely and relaxing stay in Punga Grove. We felt very welcomed by the host of this accomodation. The room was like a complete apartment, spacious, with a lounge/sitting area, small kitchen and bed. There was a small deck where we could privately sit outside. The bathroom was nicely equipped with a bubblebath. At the... More 

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Sodus Point, New York
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great check in. Pretty room, lots of windows that open. Complete kitchenette, sparkling clean, access to free DVDS. Little patio surrounded by lush rain forest vegetation. Off the Main Street but close to everything. Oh and two washers and two dryers. We stayed two nights and loved it!

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We, a family of three, stayed in Punga Grove for 3 nights in a 2-bedroom unit with a comfortable dining area, a fully equipped open kitchen and a little sit out area canopied with lush punga trees and ferns. We had an extremely comfortable stay here, with Bernie and her husband going that extra mile to ensure that we could... More 

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