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Punga Grove Motel & Suites

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40 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland Tai Poutini National Park 7886 New Zealand
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#9 of 13 hotels in Franz Josef
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Punga Grove offers stylish motel accommodation in the heart of Franz Josef Glacier village. Set amongst beautiful native bush with the lush rainforest at your doorstep with a stunning backdrop of high alpine peaks, Punga Grove is your natural West Coast accommodation choice for your stay in Glacier Country in New Zealand.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Complimentary instant cofffee
Hiking
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
Parking
Wifi
Complimentary tea
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Private balcony
Iron
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Mid-range
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Languages Spoken
English
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Naomi wrote a review Oct 2021
Wellington, New Zealand21 contributions2 helpful votes
I really enjoyed my four night stay in an Executive Studio. I enjoyed the gas fire, spa bath, and little courtyard with a view straight into the forest. The kitchenette was a bit small but was equipped with all of the basics. The hostess was friendly and made me feel welcome. I would definitely stay here again. I do wish though that more hotels (including this one) would use duvets with covers rather than separate layers, the top one of which clearly isn't washed very often.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Skelfy wrote a review Apr 2021
Hamilton, New Zealand13 contributions2 helpful votes
Stayed here for one night whilst doing a South Island road trip. The unit was very spacious, clean and comfortable with everything we needed! The hostess was amazing with exceptional customer service skills! (out of all the accommodation around the South Island that we visited the hostess here was the only one who actually took us to our unit, showed us around and made us feel extremely comfortable and was very insightful!) would defo recommend and stay here again ❤️
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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malcolm irwin wrote a review Mar 2021
Thames, New Zealand29 contributions11 helpful votes
A nice motel complex with upper and lower rooms. Spacious and very clean. Our ground floor unit opened to a small private court yard, a nice place to sit on a warm sunny day . There was some noise of people walking on floor of upper unit but not unduly bothersome. Good value.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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maureen f wrote a review Nov 2020
nz176 contributions12 helpful votes
Stayed 3 nights in a one bedroom unit - clean, spacious, comfy bed and nice balcony for sunny breakfasts. Very handy to restaurants and the Franz Josef village. Great host. Thankyou and hope to come again!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Room Tip: Upstairs one bedroom nit was excellent
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DINKZ wrote a review Nov 2020
Wellington, New Zealand211 contributions39 helpful votes
Stopped in here for a night. Lovely place and the host was just lovely - she was so friendly and helpful and just made you smile to. Really made us feel very welcome. The room was excellent, only downside was that the luggage cabinet inside the bedroom was too big and made navigation in the dark risky so suggest it is moved into the lounge area. Loved the outdoor seating area and felt like we were having a nature experience, it was really quiet and private. Room was really well equipped although it did take me a while to find the chopping board :(
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: 1 bedroom unit was very spacious
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PRICE RANGE
US$65 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
punga grove hotel franz josef, punga grove motel and suites
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestland Tai Poutini National ParkFranz Josef
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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Frequently Asked Questions about Punga Grove Motel & Suites
Which popular attractions are close to Punga Grove Motel & Suites?
Nearby attractions include Franz Josef Clay Target Shooting (0.2 km), Te Koha Gallery (0.4 km), and Tatare Tunnels Walk (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Punga Grove Motel & Suites?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a hot tub.
Which room amenities are available at Punga Grove Motel & Suites?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Punga Grove Motel & Suites?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Punga Grove Motel & Suites?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Punga Grove Motel & Suites?
Conveniently located restaurants include Alice May, BLUE ICE RESTAURANT & BAR, and Monsoon Bar & Restaurant.
Is Punga Grove Motel & Suites located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Franz Josef.
Are there any historical sites close to Punga Grove Motel & Suites?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Church of St. James (10.8 km).
Does Punga Grove Motel & Suites have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Punga Grove Motel & Suites accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.