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Pohara Beachfront Motel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

This little motel is tidy and clean and unadorned. Not quite plain, but perfectly comfy. The point of this nicely landscaped place is the BAY....right outside of your door! The views are charming and you are steps away from a long, open, gorgeous beach....with mountains behind you along the back of the valley. It is a quiet place, several nice...

Thank rbc68
ShadyRestTakaka, General Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review, hope to see you again.

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Nothing to fault here. We stayed one night in unit 8 but could have happily stayed longer. A clean, comfortable and quiet motel in a beautiful location, about 30 seconds walk to the beach. Friendly and helpful customer service. Would happily return.

Thank Bortam
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This motel lived up to its star reviews. Excellent spot right on the beach. Well appointed and clean with the best beds of our trip. The owner was great and helped us upstairs with our luggage. Would return any time.

Thank Koshla1491
ShadyRestTakaka, General Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review, hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 26 February 2017

A wonderfully relaxing holiday absolute beachside. We stayed in motel room 5 which boasts two large windows, one in the lounge and one in the bedroom, which provide fantastic views of Pohara Beach. But wait, there's more ... also has a small deck with wind-down awning for protection from the sun. Very comfortable and clean; nothing was too much trouble....

Thank MillyRotorua
ShadyRestTakaka, General Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit and thanks for taking the time to write a review

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We stayed for 4 nights and wish we had booked for a week or more. Pete was very helpful and we really enjoyed the wonderful tranquil location. Lots to do nearby and walking in the less crowded end of Abel Tasman is a delight but be aware of tide times.

Thank mikeharland
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We wanted to 'just get away' and this motel was perfect for that. Our unit, was one bedroom,very private,looked over water and the views were great. It had everything we expected in a motel unit, it was clean,fully equipped with everything we needed, the BBQ area was great, good connection to internet and we will certainly return.

Thank BaywickInn
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you are looking for a relaxing base on the beach then this is a great location. We stayed in garden lodge number 2, which was only 50 paces from the beach. The lodges are a little dated and could probably benefit from updating, but ours had all the basics and were comfy enough, if a little tired, they accommodated...

Thank Barnesy76
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed in room number 5 which has huge glass windows/walls overlooking Pohara beach. We can spend the whole day just staring at the view. You can see the whole of Golden Bay with Farewell Spit in the far distance, really WOW. Although the motel is not that new, the unit is very clean. The laundry facility is a plus....

Thank Gillieisha
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Paid $135 NZ per night for 3 nights in room #8. A true beachfront operation. Beautifully updated unit with all the bells and whistles. We could not have been happier. Fully equipped kitchen, fast WIFI, good hot water pressure, beautiful beach right outside the door. Very good parking. Pete; the manager, was very helpful. Laundry on site. Convenient to shops,...

1Thank Michael R
ShadyRestTakaka, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback, look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We had a ocean front one bedroom unit. Absolutely stunning views. Very clean, lovely big windows to sit behind when the wind came up. Sunshade blinds as well as curtains. First motel I have stayed in for a long time that had all the glassware matching and wine glasses that held some wine!! Very nice personable young man at reception....

Thank Jill A

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the perfect seaside holiday at our Beachfront Motel, located right on the beach and set in the heart of a beautiful seaside village. A popular destination to base yourself while you explore the wider Golden Bay area.Comfortable Units and a relaxing atmosphere combine to ensure a truly enjoyable holiday.Wake up to the sound of the seas, swim at the safe beach, walk the beach to cafes, restaurants, bars, golf course and general store and soak up the stunning scenery. 8 Units offer great seaviews across to Farewell Spit, and all with cooking facilities and private bathrooms. Large grassed barbeque area, herb gardens and guest laundry, provide everything needed to enjoy Golden Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pohara Beachfront Motel

Address: 10 Tennyson Street | Pohara, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Price Range: $102 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pohara Beachfront Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“A room facing the beautiful Golden Bay would be optimal.”
rbc68, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Unit 1 was fine for us and very private.”
mikeharland, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Unit 10 was right on the beach”
BaywickInn, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book the front line units for a perfect sea view. The units have ovens / cooker. There are free gas bar-b-ques available on site.”
Barnesy76, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“would recommend this property for a couple but not a group”
HarrietteG, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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