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Nugget Point Motels

24 Rata Street, Kaka Point 9271 New Zealand
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 24/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 24/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#6 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Kaka Point
Karen and Blair welcome you to The Nugget View Kaka Point Motel, where our aim is to ensure you enjoy your stay in The Catlins. Situated at 24 Rata Street, Kaka Point, this is at the start of the Southern Scenic Route and is just 2km from the Nugget Point Lighthouse coast. ​ With spectacular coastal views, our motel can accommodate you with 1 and 2-bedroom units, studio/hotel units. The Kaka Point Motel is only a 5-minute walk to the swimming and surfing beach, The Point Café & Bar, a takeaway shop, and a 30-minute bush walk. Wildlife surrounds us, from penguins to seals, and nearby there are beaches with their own unique eco-environments and magnificent waterfalls. ​ Being just one hour from Dunedin Airport, this is an ideal start to your Catlins holiday, so book your Kaka Point Accomodation today! Free WiFi is available during your stay. Long stays welcome and tariffs adjusted accordingly. ​
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Breakfast available
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Car park
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Canoeing offsite
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
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Room features
Dining area
Private balcony
Seating area
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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CrunchWhakatane wrote a review Oct 2021
49 contributions25 helpful votes
We were a group and booked several motel units, both one bedroom and 2 bedroom. The motels are fresh, modern, well equipped and very clean. Karen & Blair were wonderful hosts and nothing was any bother. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. Good parking (we had a 12 seater van to park). Up on a small hill, we could see the beach and Nugget Point Lighthouse. Walking distance to the small town, there is nothing else you would want for. Kaka Point is a great place, plenty to do in the area and we would stay here again in a heartbeat.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Richard Kensington wrote a review May 2021
Auckland, New Zealand660 contributions179 helpful votes
Great unit very clean with huge bathroom with an abundant supply of hot water Spoilt for views Unit 10 even better with a second private deck that faces north Walk down the hill and you arrive at the Catlin Brewery, the shop. Bar and Restaurant A wonderful safe beach and good for long walks
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
2 Helpful votes
Response from Karen Broad, Owner at Nugget Point Motels
Responded 23 Jun 2021
Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, we are very lucky to live in such a special part of NZ.
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Laney M wrote a review Apr 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
Wow. I was blown away by this accomodation. Easy check in and lovely private room with great parking. The hosts are friendly and inviting and the place was immaculate. This place has everything you need and the view of the beach is astounding (make sure you wake up for the sunrise). View of the Nugget Point lighthouse is to die for and handy to the local restaurant and bar. Handy to all the best spots in The Catlins. Great value for money, will definitely be staying again! Thanks for having us!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from Karen Broad, Owner at Nugget Point Motels
Responded 23 Jun 2021
Thank you so much for your wonderful words, really appreciate you taking the time. We love our wee place in the Catlins
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anniesharrow62 wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland, New Zealand2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our first night spent here on our Catlins trip. We were lucky enough to have room 10 which had an amazing view from the terrace over the beach and out to sea. A large room with separate sleeping and lounge area. Spotlessly clean and quality bed and bathroom linens. Thoughtfully provided things needed in the kitchen, which was well kitted out china, pots, utensils and glass wear etc. All in all loved it and tried to stay another night on our return journey but they were full with a wedding party. Would highly recommend this property and the lovely welcome from owner.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: If you can get the front units the best views, ours was number 10 on the end , quiet
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1 Helpful vote
Response from Karen Broad, Owner at Nugget Point Motels
Responded 23 Jun 2021
Thank you, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.
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DavidFlorence wrote a review Dec 2020
Auckland, New Zealand137 contributions56 helpful votes
We wanted 2 nights here but couldn’t do the accomodation in one room so we were in unit 6 first night. This was tiny with a fridge, jug & toaster, plates & some cutlery but very compact. Next day we moved to Unit 10, really great with a kitchen, studio bed & lots of room. All looked to be brand new. The owner, Karen was really nice. Most enjoyable stay. Shame it was too windy to sit out on our deck.
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Date of stay: December 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from Karen Broad, Owner at Nugget Point Motels
Responded 23 Jun 2021
Thank you, yes the weather can play havoc with being outside at times. But we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
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US$83 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionKaka Point
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nugget Point Motels
Which popular attractions are close to Nugget Point Motels?
Nearby attractions include Nugget Point/Tokata Walks (7.5 km), Nugget Point Lighthouse (7.5 km), and Cannibal Bay (7.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Nugget Point Motels?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Nugget Point Motels?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Nugget Point Motels?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Nugget Point Motels?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
Is Nugget Point Motels located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Kaka Point.
Are there any historical sites close to Nugget Point Motels?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kaka Point Scenic View Point & Picnic Area (1.0 km).
Does Nugget Point Motels have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Nugget Point Motels accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.