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Kaniere Empire Hotel

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Cosy and welcoming old country pub with accommodation 5 mins drive from Hokitika Township. Located on a busy main road. Clean & tidy Budget accommodation. Rooms have bunk sets, single beds or queen beds, Shared kitchen facilities, TV lounge and shared bathrooms - no ensuites. Restaurant and bar menus available 7 days in summer. Sunday Roasts! Dog friendly bar and accommodation FREE WIFI.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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I was on a motorcycle holiday in the South Island and travelling on a budget. I found this place on the web booked a bed, ended up with my own room for the same price. This is an old West Coast country pub on the outskirts of Hokitika. Beds were comfortable, rooms clean and
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Response from KaniereHotel, Manager at Kaniere Empire Hotel
Responded 8 Feb. 2018
Thank you for the complementary review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay All our rooms are private so if you book for one person and there are two or three beds in the room you will not have to share.
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Kaniere pub has the best Sunday roast in town. The Kaniere pub is a great little hotel that serves meals and drinks but also has back packers accommodation. Grant and Deb are the best and certainly look after all their customers. Best New Years eve with great company, awesome
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I checked in this hotel today. The room was not expensive so obviously had shared toilet and of course shared kitchen. I was amazed how clean and managed was the shared kitchen, shared toilets and common lounge room. Very comfortable room and comfortable bed. I am very happy
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Response from KaniereHotel, Owner at Kaniere Empire Hotel
Responded 21 Nov. 2017
Thank you very much. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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I hopped off the Stray Bus in Hokitika to do a bit of jade carving but my last minute planning style had me looking a long way out of town for accom on the weekend. Just up the river in Kaniere, The Empire is a hidden gem. Well out of reach of most of the tourists and holiday
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Response from KaniereHotel, Owner at Kaniere Empire Hotel
Responded 21 Nov. 2017
Thank you Michael. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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We wanted the true Kiwi hotel/tavern experience and got it! Our room was comfortable, the kitchen facilities excellent and the guest lounge is a good place to relax if you don't want to join the bar scene. But we did, and had a great time meeting some of the locals during
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Pool table
Twin room
Bunk room - sleeps five
Photo provided by managementKaniere Empire Hotel
Double bedroom
Twin room
USD 66 - USD 69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionHokitika
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