Some time away together, romantic escape or simply an executive meeting retreat or function ?. Whatever brings you here, our 63 room 4-star haven is waiting to surround you with the very best of Punakaiki.
Perfectly positioned for you to enjoy everything our region is famous for. Relax by the fire in the warm and friendly executive lounge, dine with us for breakfast, lunch or dinner, sip a drink and relax and unwind, meet friends, or simply enjoy some quiet time together.
Whatever your needs we offer comfortable, warm and modern rooms with spectacular ocean views and the untamed sound of the rugged Tasman Ocean.
The Ocean View restaurant is open 7-days a week offering breakfast, and dinner service to hotel guests, locals, and visitors to Punakaiki. Our Executive Chef’s pursuit of excellence and quality ensures that local foods and flavours flow through into an exceptional dining experience. The Ocean View Restaurant offers contemporary and fresh New Zealand cuisine.
We are Located right on the shores of the spectacular Tasman Ocean we’re bordered by greenery and only a few minutes walk from the famous Punakaiki pancake rocks and blowholes walk. Nature and cycling abound with remote and spectacular access to the wilderness of the Paparoa National Park – New Zealand’s latest Great Walk.
The Paparoa Track is New Zealand’s 10th Great Walk. It can start or finish from our car park and travels through the spectacular limestone landscapes and luxuriant forests of Paparoa National Park, custom-built for both mountain biking and hiking.
The Paparoa Track crosses the Paparoa Ranges between Blackball and Punakaiki. It takes you through alpine tops, limestone karst landscapes and thriving rainforests, and provides breath-taking views.
The pancake rocks in Punakaiki are the most visited natural attraction on the West Coast (over 500,000 people every year )with good reason, they really do look like pancakes!
The foundations of the Pancake Rocks were formed 30 million years ago when minute fragments of dead marine creatures and plants landed on the seabed about 2 km below the surface.
Just a short walk from our hotel – the perfect location to explore.
Looking for that perfect gift for a friend, business colleague, relative or special partner? Perhaps an anniversary dinner, a few nights’ escape, or simply to just say “thank you.”Then look no more !. Purchase a voucher now and we arrange it for you – sorted!