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Karamea Village Hotel

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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 award winning 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)
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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111 Waverley Street Corner Waverley Street & Wharf Road, Karamea 7893 New Zealand
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Westport Airport70 km
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Lovely, friendly and helpful staff. And the food at the pub .... wow! I havn't even finished yet and needed to feedback. A++ guys 😉 The pork and steak was cooked beautifully, sauces and sides. Couldn't fault anything.
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As a family of 4, we were given the disabled room which was large enough with one double and two single beds. The room however had a distinct smell of damp and wee. The bedding was slightly damp and the kitchenette was not worth having as there was only a microwave and a kettle.
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We had drinks here and ate an evening meal on two occasions. The staff were friendly and we enjoyed our meals, which were well priced. On the first night it was just my husband and myself. We had fish and chips which were good and at $15.00 we thought we had a bargain. On the
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A booked a single room for 2 night only to be told I had been upgraded to 1 bed apartment with full facilities when I arrived. Supposedly this was because of a broken shower rail in my room but as there were plenty of empty rooms I kind of doubted that. Staff were friendly and
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Response from KarameaVillageHotel, Owner at Karamea Village Hotel
Responded 15 Feb 2018
Thank you George for your great review, enjoy your time in NZ, Cheers
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The Karamea Village Hotel make THE BEST whitebait sammies in all of the world. After a 16 kilometre stroll up and back on the Heaphy track, we were hanging out for a cold beer and a whitebait sammy and oh boy, did we get just that and more. The beer was sparkling inside the
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Response from KarameaVillageHotel, Owner at Karamea Village Hotel
Responded 2 Feb 2018
Thank you very much for your fantastic review, great to know our whitebait dishes are still being acknowledged the BEST. Cheers
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"Our room was great, and I imagine all rooms would be of the same quality."
"Don't know anything about rooms..."
"The newer rooms in the back by the garden are nicer, if you don't need a full kitchen."
"I didn't stay here, just ate lunch at the bar."
"Rooms are actually not in the hotel, they are in units outside the hotel. Meals are served in the hotel."
US$89 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionKaramea
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