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Karamea Village Hotel

111 Waverley Street Corner Waverley Street & Wharf Road, Karamea 7893 New Zealand
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#2 of 2 small hotels in Karamea
Location
4.5
Cleanliness
4.4
Service
4.6
Value
4.3
The Karamea Village Hotel is situated in the secluded haven of Karamea, and is the first stop at the end of the Heaphy Track. Relax and explore the beautiful region while staying at this historic hotel. Surrounded by the stunning Kahurangi National Park and close to the Heaphy track, you will be transported to a real NZ country village with its stunning scenery and beautiful beach. Karamea Village Hotel has 3 self-contained units with full cooking facilities, and a further 6 units. All units are serviced daily. The Hotel has an award winning restaurant with tasty home cooked food - make sure you try the local delicacies like whitebait! Relax in the landscaped gardens, or in the cooler months, sit inside in front of the warm open fire and chat to the locals. The West Coast is renowned for its friendliness so you will leave here with new friendships formed and some wonderful stories to tell your family and friends.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Beach
Hiking
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Desk
Housekeeping
Seating area
Sofa
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Radio
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Classic
Languages Spoken
English

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111 Waverley Street Corner Waverley Street & Wharf Road, Karamea 7893 New Zealand
Karamea Village Hotel
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Jeannette B wrote a review Apr 18
Auckland Central, New Zealand76 contributions10 helpful votes
We walked from the Domain Camp ground and ordered off the menu. Our meals were great pub meals. The service from the staff was excellent. This hotel has a bar, restaurant and accommodation. It was 8 ball club night. Very entertaining. We highly recommend the village hotel for a night out in Karamea.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Traveled with friends
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B&G wrote a review Mar 2023
Perth, Australia152 contributions61 helpful votes
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Stayed here mid-February 2023 for 3 nights, mainly to be close to the Heaphy Track and had a wonderful time. Good old fashion service with a smile, cold beer - great food at the hotel and a great town. We were particularly concerned about Covid due to health issues - so we were wearing masks, sitting outside most of the time. The owners/staff were very respectful and understanding and helpful in the restaurant / bar. We had the fixed price Valentines Day dinner and it was really really good. In Karamea town, Vinnies Café served awesome breakfast and the best strong coffee. There is also a hairdresser next to Vinnies and she offers some beauty treatments as well.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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TT10 wrote a review Apr 17
Auckland, New Zealand38 contributions2 helpful votes
We had an awesome evening here. We only popped in for a drink but ended up staying for a delicious dinner followed by dessert and several rounds of pool. The staff were very hospitable and friendly, the food was sensational. We ordered the whitebait fritter (amazing), nachos, beef burger plus the steak meal. All were generous servings and delicious. The place has lots of character and soul. The locals and other travellers were friendly too. It was a lovely place to dine and spend an evening. Would highly recommend
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Traveled with family
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Teresa L wrote a review Feb 2024
4 contributions1 helpful vote
What a great place to stay, beautiful ole well maintained country hotel. Great service, amazing food and facilities, the showers are glorious after being on the road. Generous parking at rear and pet friendly. Thanks a bunch. Recommended.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Camille A wrote a review Sep 2022
Alexandra, New Zealand5 contributions
Nice to have a pet friendly place, but the cockroach and the inability to lock our room was off putting. It’s a beautiful area and great places to go walking with the dog. Wifi was intermittent. Bedding was old and in poor repair. But the place has potential.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Cherie S wrote a review Jan 2022
Nelson, New Zealand200 contributions51 helpful votes
Arrived at 2pm to find out doors were locked till 3pm so had to wait for checkin. Lady was welcoming and showed us to our room. The room was very tired and needed updating. 1970s box tv on the wall so high up almost got a kink in my neck. The roof paint was peeling off and there were spiders in most corners. Furniture very old and stained. Spiderwebs around windows. Latch on bathroom window so corroded couldn't close.. Couldn't regulate water in shower. The shhets on the bed were thin and towels could be updated. The motel block was back off the road so was very quiet. Give it a good clean and coat of paint and it would be great. Had dinner at restaurant. Fantastic meal, huge roast. Staff were so pleasant and couldn't falter. Great atmosphere.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Karen J wrote a review Jan 2022
Tauranga, New Zealand113 contributions21 helpful votes
Choose to stay at the Hotel after a day of exploring the greater area. Checked in and off to our room ... very old, basic and tired. The sheets on the beds were so thin - been a long time since they have been replaced, the pillow was so thin it was really a waste of time having it & no extra pillows. A heavy old bedspread on the bed. The chairs were so uncomfortable, dirty and stained - not nice. The TV was so high up on the wall and was really old - not a flat-screen. The heater/ac was also unusable as it was so high up on the wall you couldn't see the controls to see what settings you had it on. No toiletries at all - not even a small bar of soap - again the towels were well past their use-by date. No WIFI in the room - had to go to the bar if you wanted WIFI. The accommodation needs a serious overhaul - expensive for very little. We ate at the bar and had a lovely meal ... the steak was well cooked and enjoyable. The beer was cold and much needed after a day of exploring
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Date of stay: January 2022
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knitina wrote a review Jan 2022
Wanaka, New Zealand47 contributions4 helpful votes
Very excited to go and have a beer at the hotel after walking the heaphy. We arrived and were warmly greeted, by very friendly staff. There was a great selection of meals and decided on a steak. It was delicious and came with a tasty salad on the side. We enjoyed sitting outside, would recommend:)
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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FarAway56222214447 wrote a review Apr 2021
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We only popped in for a spot of nostalgia. This is a nice local pub, it is a great spot to stop in Karamea! Dianne and her team are friendly and welcoming. The pub was clean and tidy! Definitely recommend a visit.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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cowcop wrote a review Mar 2021
Picton, New Zealand62 contributions45 helpful votes
The room was quite shabby with all the furniture , carpets and curtains well past prime. Pressure in shower just beyond a trickle Food in the restaurant didn’t live up to the ‘local home cooking’ description on the web site and we had to wait one hour and 40 mins for it.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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$78 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionKaramea
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Karamea Village Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Karamea Village Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Oparara Basin Walking Tracks (2.7 miles) and Big Rimu Tree (3.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Karamea Village Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Karamea Village Hotel?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Karamea Village Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Karamea Village Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Is Karamea Village Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Karamea.
Are pets allowed at Karamea Village Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.