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Buller Bridge Motel
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Westport
Certificate of Excellence
Australia
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29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A great place to stay in Westport”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

The Buller Bridge Motel is just off the main drag, but within easy walking distance of shops, restaraurants, pubs, etc. It's pretty quiet most of the time and the small, well-tended garden is a nice place for an afternoon sit.

Rooms are pleasant and comfortable and at least some have in-room cooking facilities, which is a great inclusion at the reasonable price you'll pay per night.

The Buller Bridge Motel also provides reliable and cheap wireless Internet access to guests, and in-room televisions include a massive range of SkyTV channels. The guest laundry is fairly inexpensive with a couple of industrial-strength washers and dryers.

The owners are very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Self-catering rooms have hotplates and a microwave for cooking. Some rooms have only a mini/bar frid...
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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Merseyside
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163 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2012

A quiet pleasant motel with clean and modern units and friendly help. One of the cleaners even removed our clothes from the washing line, folded them up and put them in our unit! Big clean towels every day, good cooking facilities in the unit, newspaper supplied free daily and good value internet access. This is a good spot from which to visit Karamea and Oparara arches, the Pancake Rocks and the seal colony at Tauranga Bay and lighthouse at Cape Foulwind.

Room Tip: All the units are round a central quadrangle some having more bedrooms.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Mackay, Australia
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2012

Lovey motel.I would come back any time.Play area go fun.Short walk from town. My brothers and mum dad and our grandparents were staying with me.So awesome place would come back

Room Tip: End rooms have a garden close to rooms
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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192 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

Nice clean rooms. Wonderful hosts. Rooms were spacious with FS frig. Laundry/BBQ. Good wifi..only $5 per day for unlimited use. Would return here.

Room Tip: Call ahead...we got a free upgrade by calling ahead.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2012

This motel is handily located just off the main road into Westport, and is just a short walk to the town centre. Our unit was clean and bathrooms looked reasonably modern and were roomy. Has a great little BBQ area and small playground for the kids, which managed to keep them amused when needed. Units are nice and quiet, and beds comfortable. Would definitely return.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Buller Bridge Motel

Property: Buller Bridge Motel
Address: 32a The Esplanade | Buller, Westport 7825, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westport
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Westport
#1 Best Value Hotel in Westport
Price range (per night): $101 - $136
Hotel Class:4 star — Buller Bridge Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We have 15 self-contained and daily serviced apartments, full kitchen facilities. FREE Unlimited High Speed wireless Internet. 50+ Channels Sky TV Guest Select. Children's playground. Undercover BBQ area. Very quiet, clean, spacious complex with plenty of off street parking. ... more   less 
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