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Pohara Beachfront Motel

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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“great location”(16 reviews)
“pohara beach”(12 reviews)
“abel tasman”(12 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
3 Star accommodation
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26 Aug.27 Aug.
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewsgreat locationpohara beachabel tasmancooking equipmentgarden unitseparate bedroomrelaxing staywould definitely stay here againspent three daysbeautiful spotthe kitchenstayed longerquiet placeearly januarycape farewelltata beachshort drive
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This motel was located on beautiful Pohara Beach so you certainly couldn't fault the location. We had a unit that looked out to the water, which was fantastic however the layout of the room didn't take full advantage of the stunning view. The room was...More

Thank foodlover27264
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in a beachfront chalet.It was well presented, clean, tidy and had a lovely outlook over the beach.Free WiFi with unlimited data was excellent. Only comment is that there's limited hanging space in wardrobe due to hot water service being in wardrobe.However...More

Thank Gillian L
Response from Pohara-Motel, Manager at Pohara Beachfront MotelResponded 25 May 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

We spent three wonderful nights at the Sandcastle. The hosts could not have been more helpful and welcoming. Steve’s pizza night was a real bonus! We thoroughly enjoyed meeting our neighbours for a couple of hours. The units are rustic, but clean, comfortable and well...More

Thank TwinknChumb
Response from Pohara-Motel, Manager at Pohara Beachfront MotelResponded 1 May 2018

I think this review may be placed under the wrong accommodation, we are Pohara Beachfront Motels

Reviewed 29 March 2018

We pre-booked in August for our 4 night stay in March. We were allocated Chalet No.1 which had a reasonable size living area and bedroom but the bathroom was a joke.It was about 3 metres long and 1 metre wide with a wash basin that...More

Thank DELTAK
Response from Pohara-Motel, Manager at Pohara Beachfront MotelResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your feed back.

Reviewed 21 March 2018

We stayed for 4 nights in a beachfront unit with a great view out over the beach and sea from the windows and from the front verandah. Just walk across the grass and we were on the beach. Very comfortable unit, with a separate bedroom...More

Thank LynandRobertWalker
Response from Pohara-Motel, Manager at Pohara Beachfront MotelResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your review, and I'm glad to hear you had an amazing trip to Golden bay.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
USD 74 - USD 105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
USD 74 - USD 105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Traveller (28)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Catherine N
2 January 2015|
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Response from Pohara-Motel | Property representative |
Hi Cathi, Thanks for your enquiry. Nelson is about a two hour drive from Pohara. You go over the Takaka Hill which is a winding road, but sealed. Look forward to hearing from you :)
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"Units near the main road can be a bit noisy with passing trucks."
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"Would recommend the beachfront units as they seem a bit larger and have the lovely views over the beach."
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"Cars zoom round bend behind Unit 9 so can be noisy"
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"If you would like to see the sea ask for unit 10 or 11 as they are the closest but all others great as we..."
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