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    Our West Coast accommodation allows you to explore and enjoy everything about the Wild West!

    With a population of only 31,000 people, the West Coast retains the feeling of a pioneer frontier. It's a wild place known for rivers and rainforests, glaciers and geological treasures. Legends and stories from the past cling to every feature of the landscape.

    Maori were first to discover the West Coast, seeking sacred pounamu (nephrite jade or greenstone). Gold fever in the 1860s brought Europeans, many of whom stayed on to start farming, forestry and businesses.

    The locals are known as 'coasters', a term synonymous with friendliness and hospitality. Isolated from the rest of New Zealand by the Southern Alps, coasters have developed a distinctive culture of their own. Their pioneering values of self-reliance and loyalty are as strong today as they were 100 years ago.

    Our West Coast accommodation is perfectly positioned for you to explore the ancient rivers of ice. Of all the glaciers in the Southern Alps, only the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers have crept as far as the rainforests. The giant tongues of ice have squeezed down their valleys to just 250 metres above sea level! A must see tourist attraction!!!

    Punakaiki’s pancake rocks and blowholes are among the West Coast's most famous sights. The fascinating pancakes are thin, horizontal layers of limestone about two to four centimetres thick!

    Another must see attraction are the Oparara Arches. The largest of the three limestone arches at Oparara is a natural tunnel 200 metres long, 49 metres wide and 37 metres high. A riverbank walkway will lead you through silver beech forest right into the arch.

    Our West Coast accommodation is a great place to begin to explore the West Coast, which is the longest region in New Zealand.


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    Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth - Greymouth Hotels

    Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth

    32 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth - Map
    "Rooms need an upgrade"
    The Kingsgate Greymouth could do with a severe makeover. While the food and friendly barman are great the rooms themselves are very tired.
    Traveller from Christchurch
    This family-friendly Greymouth hotel is located on a river, within a 10-minute walk of Left Bank Art Gallery and History …More
    Greymouth Motel - Greymouth Hotels

    Greymouth Motel

    195 High Street, Greymouth - Map
    "Dated decor, but very comfortable beds. Warm."
    Fulfilled all my needs of a safe and clean place to stay.
    Traveller from Dunedin NZ
    Situated near the airport, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Grey District Aquatic Centre, Monteith's Brewing Company, and …More
    Punakaiki Resort - Punakaiki Hotels

    Punakaiki Resort

    State Highway 6, Punakaiki - Map
    "The West Coast is a must during your visit to NZ"
    We stay at Punikaiki Resort every year to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It's like being on honeymoon again. Great views, peaceful, good service. Have tried other places in other towns, but never as relaxing.
    Traveller from B
    Situated in Punakaiki, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pancake Rocks and Punakaiki Beach. Paparoa National …More