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Pohara Beachfront Motel

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
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Self-Serve Laundry
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgreat locationgolden bayabel tasmanpohara beachhiking trailscooking equipmentlaundry facilitygarden unitseparate bedroomfantastic stayspent three daysbeautiful spotthe kitchenstayed longerwould definitely stay here againquiet placeearly january
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stayed in room number 5 which has huge glass windows/walls overlooking Pohara beach. We can spend the whole day just staring at the view. You can see the whole of Golden Bay with Farewell Spit in the far distance, really WOW. Although the motel...More

Thank Gillieisha
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Paid $135 NZ per night for 3 nights in room #8. A true beachfront operation. Beautifully updated unit with all the bells and whistles. We could not have been happier. Fully equipped kitchen, fast WIFI, good hot water pressure, beautiful beach right outside the door....More

1  Thank Michael R
Response from ShadyRestTakaka, Manager at Pohara Beachfront MotelResponded 7 December 2016

Thanks for the great feedback, look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We had a ocean front one bedroom unit. Absolutely stunning views. Very clean, lovely big windows to sit behind when the wind came up. Sunshade blinds as well as curtains. First motel I have stayed in for a long time that had all the glassware...More

Thank Jill A
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We've stayed here twice, both times in Garden 2 bedroom unit. It faces onto a large grass area, has two separate bedrooms, a bathroom and a small living room with a utility kitchen in the entrance way. As noted by other reviewers, it's very basic...More

Thank petrov301
Reviewed 7 October 2016

To be fair we stayed only one night. Location of the overall property is stunning, Our unit was on the road side of the property but traffic noise wasn't an issue. The unit is compact and not a lot of space to spread out, particularly...More

Thank James S
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$76 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$76 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Catherine N
1 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 :)
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"Would recommend the beachfront units as they seem a bit larger and have the lovely views over the beach."
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"Cars zoom round bend behind Unit 9 so can be noisy"
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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..."
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"All of them - so close to the beach."
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