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    South Sea Hotel

    Elgin Terrace, Stewart Island 9846, New Zealand
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    8/10/2017 9/10/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good46%
    • Average20%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “the pub” (19 reviews)
    “blue cod” (18 reviews)
    “chowder” (7 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Bar/Lounge
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 195 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    After much Googling, this was a more central and reasonably priced option to take. I chose a room with no seaview in the hotel and had breakfasts in the restaurant and dinners in the bar, as it was still the low season. -to breakfast in...More

    Thank michael0cean
    Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

    Very nice accommodation. Confortable. Very well located in oban downtown in front of halfmoon beach, just near harbor, airplane and DoC office. Staff is very friendly. It is also a nice place to eat and have a drink to meet peoples. Good beer and fresh...More

    Thank bigjo30
    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    This was a pleasant place to stay; the single room was warm, clean, and presentable. It was all you needed and it was not an issue that the showers and toilets were down the corridor. This was normal for a hotel of its times. Noise...More

    Thank Des H
    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    An old building however it has great character. Being built of timber it has all the characteristics of an older building including the odd creaky floorboard. It is the meeting place of locals. The walls of the ground floor public areas are adorned with historic...More

    Thank Rakiura1
    Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

    The hotel/pub/restaurant is a key part of the Stewart Island community and so is a convenient place to stay. Having previously stayed in a room above the pub, and other motels nearby, I chose a motel unit. It was modern, comfortable and warm. The kitchenette...More

    Thank rthomp4435
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$67 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    Nearby Restaurants
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