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Pohara Beachfront Motel

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10 Tennyson Street Pohara, Pohara 7183 New Zealand See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

What a great place to stay. Tidy clean and quite just what you need on your honeymoon. Been to farewell spit today and just need to chill and we found the perfect place. Would come back if we ever come back

Thank MarkF3417
Response from Pohara-Motel, General Manager at Pohara Beachfront MotelResponded 4 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback.

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

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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

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

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Enjoy the perfect seaside holiday at our Beachfront Motel, located right on the beach and set in the heart of a beautiful seaside village. A popular destination to base yourself while you explore the wider Golden More Bay area.Comfortable Units and a relaxing atmosphere combine to ensure a truly enjoyable holiday.Wake up to the sound of the seas, swim at the safe beach, walk the beach to cafes, restaurants, bars, golf course and general store and soak up the stunning scenery. 8 Units offer great seaviews across to Farewell Spit, and all with cooking facilities and private bathrooms. Large grassed barbeque area, herb gardens and guest laundry, provide everything needed to enjoy Golden Bay. Less
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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US$65 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
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US$65 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Traveller (29)
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 :)
Room Tips
"Units near the main road can be a bit noisy with passing trucks."
11 Jul 2018
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"Would recommend the beachfront units as they seem a bit larger and have the lovely views over the beach."
21 Mar 2018
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"Cars zoom round bend behind Unit 9 so can be noisy"
21 Jan 2018
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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..."
18 Aug 2017
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