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Pohara Beachfront Motel

0.5 km from Pohara centre
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10 Tennyson Street | Pohara, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I saw this hotel when I visited Takaka in the spring and booked in for a few weekends ago. The room was very nice and comfortable. The view of the beach from the deck was beautiful and a great way to enjoy breakfast and evening cocktails. The owner was lovely and very helpful with information about the area. This was...

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London, England
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We had a bit of a traumatic drive over Tanaka Pass as the fog and rain made it a bit of a difficult journey. But once we got to Pohara the sun came out! The motel is easy to find and right by the beach. The rooms have beach views and outdoor balcony areas with a table and chairs to...

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PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. It was lovely to have met you and very pleased that you had an enjoyable stay.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We have not stayed at the Pohara Beachfront for 8 years and had eagerly looked forward to this visit. The occasion was not disappointing. The motel is in an idyllic sport right on the beach and the views from the motel make it a great place to stay. Golden Bay is a special place and having some where to stay...

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Brackley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Superb location. Owners were very helpful. Perfect base for exploring abel tasman and surrounding area. All the facilities you would need and view of the beach as well. Excellent value for money. If you are coming to this area you would do well to stay here.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We had a unit that was situated so we could see the beach. Everything was totally amazing. We had 2 nights at the property and loved every second of it. All rooms are very private and have everything that you require to have total enjoyment

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1Thank Julie4711
PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your great review, we're glad you enjoyed the area. We think It is a very special, beautiful spot here. Hopefully you'll come back and stay again:)

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Having stayed in central Takaka in 2011 I decided we'd try to find something a bit more rural this time. This came up in my research and I'm glad it did. The owners were very friendly and welcoming & whilst the bathroom in our unit was a little compact the unit overall was spotless and well equipped. The big reason...

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PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive review, we're always happy when our guests enjoy their stay :) We hope to see you again in the future.

Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 August 2015

An excellent run motel and one of the cleanest we have ever stayed in around the world. Friendly operators, great location with ample off road parking, handy to restaurants, cafes and off course right by the beach.

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PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. It's always good to get positive feedback, which we will pass on to our cleaning team. We're happy you enjoyed your stay with us, and hopefully we will see you in the future :)

Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We chanced upon this gem of a place, not knowing what to expect. What we found was just perfect! The prime beachfront cabin was clean, warm and had everything we needed and more. Watching the sunrise from bed has been one of the highlights of the holiday. Mike was so helpful and kind and we would dearly have liked to...

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3Thank Anne H
bournemouth
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Well, what more can be said about this stunning location and accommodation ? Not a lot is the reply... My husband and I spent three weeks touring South Island in December 2014 ( sorry it's taken so long Jackie! ) and this was one of our favorites. We arrived after a very long drive up from Christchurch and were greeted...

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PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

It was lovely to receive your great feedback, sorry our reply is so late :) It was a great pleasure to meet you and we're so pleased you had such an enjoyable time in Golden Bay, and that you enjoyed staying with us. We agree this area is beautiful - we've been lucky to have plenty of stunning, crisp, clear...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Clean, comfortable, friendly and helpful motel and a beautiful beach right on your doorstep, perfect for exploring the area including Golden Bay and local restaurants although there is bbq if you want to self cater too.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the perfect seaside holiday at our Beachfront Motel, located right on the beach and set in the heart of a beautiful seaside village. A popular destination to base yourself while you explore the wider Golden Bay area.Comfortable Units and a relaxing atmosphere combine to ensure a truly enjoyable holiday.Wake up to the sound of the seas, swim at the safe beach, walk the beach to cafes, restaurants, bars, golf course and general store and soak up the stunning scenery. 8 Units offer great seaviews across to Farewell Spit, and all with cooking facilities and private bathrooms. Large grassed barbeque area, herb gardens and guest laundry, provide everything needed to enjoy Golden Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pohara Beachfront Motel

Address: 10 Tennyson Street | Pohara, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Price Range: €81 - €125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pohara Beachfront Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Unit 1 was fine for us and very private.”
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