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Pukenui Lodge Motel

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average31%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
New Zealand's northernmost motel, Pukenui Lodge is set amongst beautiful semi-tropical gardens with spectacular views over the picturesque Houhora Harbour. Secluded and private, our Northland motel accommodation is the perfect place to escape and unwind. Just up the harbour from Houhora Heads, Pukenui is a small fishing village which has views stretching up and down the scenic harbour. Located 70km south of Cape Reinga, the northernmost tip of New Zealand, and only a 10-minute drive to Ninety Mile Beach, Pukenui is a truly breathtaking spot. With such captivating surroundings there is a wealth of activities with which to amuse yourself while staying at Pukenui Lodge Motel & Backpackers. There are tours to Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach available, or you can try your hand at kayaking, sand boarding the giant Te Paki sand dunes, horse treks, and quad biking. Otherwise you can simply relax and visit one of the five fabulous beaches nearby.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Paid Wifi
Paid Internet
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
Getting there
Kerikeri Airport88 km
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed for just over a week while we skied Whakapapa everyday, very close (15mins to the village and 25 to top). Great sized kitchen with every thing needed, big bathrooms to accomodate for the busy times and all rooms found to be very clean with...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Modest affordable accomodation, with friendly staff and a great location. Beautiful views. Pool entertained kids when back at Motel. Only downside was the trucks passing all hours of the night and beds were a bit soft.

Thank MarkG165SHR
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Fantastic grounds and views, swimming pool and laundry facilities. The views and grounds were definately the bet feature. Rooms contain all you need, could do with a bit of updating and aircon, but at least a large fan is provided.

Thank MichelleJM18
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great little motel. Perfectly serviceable unit which accommodated our family of 6 at a reasonable price. The pool was the highlight for the kids, it’s a lovely pool area. The views are stunning. Across the road is a cafe/pub and 4 square...More

Thank LouiseM4499
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Recently returned from a 5 night stay here. Good value for money. Friendly staff and owners. If you go also check their recommendation for fishing charters. It was a fantastic break for us. The rooms contain everything you need.

Thank tractorgirl56
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"The studios are small- however the kitchens are big. We would reccommend the one bedroom unit for far more..."
24 Jul 2016
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"If you have to be here go for a room at the top toward the end of the drive."
25 Mar 2016
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"no preference"
17 Mar 2016
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"Some rooms are bigger than others for little more."
27 Jan 2016
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US$77 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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