Our West Coast accommodation providers share their latest updates since our last newsletter.

Qualmark Products:

Awatuna Sunset Lodge

  • Proud to be a finalist in the Development West Coast Leading Light Business Awards, Small business category, 2022.
  • Currently refurbishing the Lodge with new furniture, curtains and carpet.

Bella Vista Motel Westport

  • Refurbishments - replacements and renewals ongoing - painted room interiors in 9 units 2020
  • Exterior due to be painted Oct-Nov 2022

Breakers Boutique Accommodation

  • Finalist Qualmark Gold 100% Pure NZ Experience Awards 2021
  • Finalist Development West Coast Leading Light Awards Small Business Category

Fitzherbert Court Motel

  • Under cover locked storage for bikes.

Hokitika Fire Station Boutique Accommodation

  • Always updating with new furniture, wall pictures, ice maker etc…
  • Every room now has an Air Purifier, this removes allergens, dust, More Importantly 99.7 % of viruses including Covid and SARs, not to mention fresh clean oxygens promotes a better sleep

Paparoa Beach Hideaway

  • Refurbished in 2020
  • Covid Clean Approved 2021

Ross Beach Top 10 holiday Park

  • Plans are with council now for the addition of 4 Geodesic En-suite Glamping Domes.
  • Hope to have these ready for spring/summer 2022.

Te Waonui Forest Retreat

In October 2022, Scenic Hotel Group celebrates the re-opening of its eco-luxe property, Te Waonui Forest Retreat in Franz Josef. Nestled amidst pristine, native flora and with an ongoing commitment to the environment, Te Waonui is at the forefront of Scenic Hotel Group’s sustainability journey. This five-star property offers a world-class hospitality experience complete with an exceptional culinary offering. Te Waonui is now accepting bookings for the upcoming season. Further information about Te Waonui and surrounds can be found here.

West Coast Scenic Waterways

  • Expanding organic food production on site/ paddock 2 plate.
  • Hot tubs expanding.

Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

  • Reopening end of September.

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Breakers Boutique Accommodation

Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki sits on the shores of the Moeraki River in the heart of Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area.

Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

Other Products:

Drifting Sands Beachfront Retreat

  • Beachfront working studio on the way :)

Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation and Camping Ground

Starting the journey towards trade readiness soon.

  • We now have wood-fired cedar hot tubs both on site in the camping ground (for bookings of 2 hours), and available to hire at the self-contained holiday homes.

Greenstone Retreat

Starting the journey towards trade readiness soon.

  • New promotional video on their website.

Haast River Motels & Holiday Park

  • Busy Painting and re-placing beds at the moment.
  • Just finished a deep clean and ready for the influx of more guests Bring it on! 😊

Lake Brunner Long House

  • Presently being redecorated in July 2022

Paroa Hotel

  • Short walk to beach 200m.
  • Some rooms just built 2021, other rooms recently renovated.

Punakaiki Tavern Accommodation and Bistro

  • We now have complete cellphone coverage.
  • Lock up secure area for cycles.
  • Take away meals and lunches provided.

Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation

  • Midway through a renovations period, including grounds, buildings, furniture and mattresses.

Westport Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels

  • Just finished a total refurbishment and upgrade of all Chalets and Motels.
  • New walkways and new gas hot water system for the amenities block.

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Drifting Sands Beachfront Retreat