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Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 5 May 2015

There are just a few bungalows at the Karamea River Motel, each bungalow divided into semi-detached suites, in a rural setting with well-maintained gardens. The interior of our suite was spacious. We enjoyed the natural light flooding in through the picture windows in the living area. Several cows in the surrounding field, enjoyed looking in at us! Our suite was...

Thank amigadelmondo
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Having some time on our side, we decided to head to Karamea . Its about 1 hour 20 min from Westport, and a lovely drive at that. Pleasant destination and not millions of people. Heaps to see in the area so book it in before everyone finds out. The Karamea River Motel was very nice. Arriving late was not an...

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the motel which is a 10 minute walk to town. We stayed in a studio unit. We were on a motorbike trip and the owner offered us the use of his 6 month old ford ranger! Wow what hospitality. The unit was clean and tidy and quite roomy. Also well appointed and comfortable. Great price also. Cheers

Thank delbilly
Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2015

This motel provided us with the most restful, quiet and peaceful 4 days we had experienced for a whole year. The owner host was generous and friendly and with an upgrade and the arrival of 2 whitebait fritters he had cooked for us, just demonstrated true South Island hospitality. The one bedroom apartment was roomy and had everything we wanted...

1Thank Pam M
Preston, Lancashire
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Karamea is the most northerly settlement on the western cost of South Island and is wonderfully tranquil. We had a one bedroom apartment which was one half of a semi detached bungalow with lovely views over surrounding countryside and as it is some distance away from the small village centre, there are lovely dark skies in the evening, perfect for...

Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Karamea is a small township literally the last stop on the line driving north on the West Coast. We did not have high expectations, so were pleasantly surprised to arrive at a clean and comfortable motel which we noticed was up for sale. We were welcomed by a cheerful lady owner. The bed was comfortable and the fittings up to...

Thank Henry P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 May 2013

After a wonderful trip up the coast from Greymouth we arrived at this beautifully appointed motel. From the picture window the scenery was just stunning. The hosts warm and friendly, nothing too much trouble. Highly recommended, would love to spend a week here exploring the surrounding countryside.

Thank Eunice S
Putaruru, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Stayed here for two nights.The one-bedroom accommodation had everything you could wish for, being spacious, and spotless, with bathroom and kitchen facilities of a very high standard. The scenic view from our big picture window was perfect. The hosts are warm and friendly. If you are planning a trip to the Karamea area, this is the motel you should stay...

Thank brian h
Martin City, Montana
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Our tour of New Zealand included Karamea, which is as far as you can drive on a paved road on the West side of the South Island. As this motel was out in nowhere, I was not excepting to find what we did. The one-bedroom accommodation had everything one could wish for, being spacious, and spotless, with bathroom and kitchen...

1Thank JimZerbe
Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 January 2013

My extended family stayed at the Karamea River Motels to participate in a family occasion. We stayed for three nights and we were treated with care and generosity. The motels are spacious, clean and excellently serviced. The outlook is just beautiful - peaceful and relaxing. The hosts are warm and friendly nothing is too much trouble. Accolades to you Highest...

Thank 973AlisonS

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Additional Information about Karamea River Motels

Address: 31 Bridge Street | RD3, Karamea 7893, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Karamea
Price Range: €93 - €126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are at ground-floor level and have similar views.”
  • A menagerie, and blue hills
  • Restful room and restful, rural view
 of 5 bubbles trevorjmorrison, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All villas would have same views and all are well away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles SuMaLe, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Studio suited us completely. Spacious for a studio and brilliant shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Snapperm3156, 4 Apr 2015 | Read review
“You couldn't go wrong staying in this accommodation”
 of 5 bubbles EuniceS48, 25 May 2013 | Read review
“Check the quality of equipment”
 of 5 bubbles 997johnh997, 9 Jul 2012 | Read review
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