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Punga Grove Motel & Suites

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were given an excellent & friendly welcome by Bernie and her lovely sister. They gave us an splendid overview of the lovely town. The executive unit was cosy and lovely and in a tranquil rainforest setting. The bath-tub provided a warm and cosy bath on a cool summer night.The motel was conveniently located amidst plenty of eateries and shops.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In Punga Grove we got a very nice and big room, we stayed here for 2 nights to enjoy the beautiful nature of New Zealand and the glaciers. One wall of the room was glass only, with a view directly into the deep jungle. The plants and trees in fact ended on our terrace. Great to wake up, open curtons... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent option for Franz Josef. The staff is very friendly, the room is very comfort and clean. It had even a small kitchen and a terrace. As it is in a very small town, the location is not a big concern, all hotels are near the main restaurants and shops. Wifi was free but it did not work in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a nice clean room that opened up to a small little porch out back. They were out of milk for our coffee and there was a delivery issue, but they had it sorted out by late evening. The guy in reception was nice and gave us a free wifi passcodes as he said they run out quickly (and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had booked two nights here about 6 months in advance of the stay, but received notice 4 days before we got there that they were overbooked and did not have a room for us. The positive is that they called other hotels to try and find us a room and got us a room in Fox Glacier, the town... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The motel is conveniently located just off the main drag in Franz Joseph. Units are somewhat spartan but have everything needed. Our unit had a loft with the sleeping area rather than everything on one floor. This setup created a temperature control issue since the unit s not air conditioned and we could not open windows due to heavy rain... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night - this was enough time for us to be honest. I arrived with a sore back and shoulder and thought all i needed was a rest and a good night sleep - unfortunately due to a really soft bed I didn't really sleep and got up the next day in agony. The town itself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights between Xmas and New Year and loved every minute. Bernie gave us a warm welcome and was extremly helpful in arranging helicopter flights and changing our booking in the hot pools to accomodate. We had 2 adjacent executive studios at the rear of the complex which appeared as though they are in the rainforest -... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were booked for two nights and I'm so very grateful to have gotten one night refunded. The room itself was clean; however, it had no air conditioning. Which itself wouldn't have been a big deal if there was at least a floor fan, which there was not. The patio door couldn't have been left open because of next door... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved having two nights here. Franz Josef is a definite place to stop for a couple of days, rather than dropping through on the way elsewhere which has been our previous habit. no more! I'll stop here everytime and the Punga Grove is excellent. Well located, spacious, friendly. The internet is a little ropey but that's no big deal. Highly... More 

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Address: 40 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 2000, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef

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