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    Pounawea Grove Motels - The Catlins

    5 Ocean Grove, Pounawea, Owaka 9585, New Zealand
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    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good21%
    • Average9%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 41 reviews

    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    Stayed here as a couple on a road trip through the area. Fantastic place with clean spacious rooms, well appointed with a nice decked are to admire the view over the ocean. Handy for all the local sites and attractions. Well worth an overnight stay.

    Thank john_hepburn
    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    We spent a couple of nights in this charming little motel in March - after about 4pm, Pounawea becomes one of the most peaceful, tranquil places imaginable, with just birdsong and the distant waves of the Pacific audible. The welcome was warm, plenty of local...More

    Thank Huw M
    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    Directly opposite the bay located, small, but very nice motel. Rooms are comfortable and sufficiently equipped. Location is just great for walks or exploring the catlins. Stood there for three nights and enjoyed it alot. Owner is very friendly.

    Thank Micha089trip
    Reviewed 27 April 2016

    We arrived quite late so colluded check out the surroundings much but the hostess was helpful and the room comfortable and warm. You could hear a bit of noise from the next room but minor. In the morning we awoke to stunning estuary/sea views just...More

    Thank Murry_Cave
    Reviewed 26 February 2016

    Nice place to spend relaxing weekend. Tucked away off beaten tracks.comfortable clean modern units. Wifi drops out frequently.Owaka down the road,so there are places to eat.unbelievable views .friendly owner,.More

    Thank trishah124
    Response from PounaweaGroveMotel, Owner at Pounawea Grove Motels - The CatlinsResponded 27 February 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. However I find your 3 out of 5 score rather harsh given that the majority of our reviews are 5 out 5. Our units are advertised as studio units, (no separate lounge ) and the...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Otago Region >
    • Owaka >
    • Pounawea
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    Traveller (4)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (7)
    Bathroom (1)
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    "No lounge area in unit but is located in reception room ."
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    "all rooms are good - they only have 4 units 2 x twin and 2 x double"
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    "All rooms are great, its a very small place so book early!"
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