Dawson's Hotel at Reefton

Explore the wonders of Reefton’s surrounds while you stay at Dawson's, the locals’ preferred accommodation.


Welcome to Dawson’s Hotel – the perfect base for your West Coast adventures. Situated on the main street in Reefton with motel units on the quiet back street. Come and explore the wonders of Reefton’s surrounds while you stay at Dawson's Hotel.

Boasting a range of comfortable units, we cater to groups of all sizes. With a variety of facilities and amenities available on site, discover Reefton’s rainforests, rivers and views by day then return to your home away from home at night.

We’re a local hotel proud of our beautiful town and country. We take pride in our accommodation offerings and services, ensuring that you feel true NZ style hospitality when you stay with us. We’re committed to ensuring that our rooms, facilities, services and amenities are always up to our high standard by ongoing checks, maintenance and feedback. The comfort and enjoyment of your stay is our priority.

Our units

We’re proud to boast a range of spacious and comfortable units that can be configured to accommodate large groups. Choose from double, double plus single, twin and family units with a range of comforts and luxuries. All units feature TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and some feature full kitchen and cooking facilities.

Amenities and facilities

On site amenities and facilities ensure that your entertainment and needs are taken care of. You’ll find a smoke-free restaurant seating up to 45 serving bistro meals, as well as cooked and continental breakfasts and lunches served all day. You’ll also have access to our bar facilities, as well as a gaming room plus sports room featuring pool tables, SKY TV. Perfect for groups, clubs and functions our facilities are second to none. We also offer laundry services and facilities for added convenience during your stay.

We have a secure garage to store mountain bikes and a place to wash the days mud off. We can also arrange drop off and pick ups from mountain bike trails and cut lunches. We’re 40 minutes from the start of the Ghost Road trial.

At Dawson's Hotel, we’re passionate about providing quality accommodation for groups of all sizes, at an affordable rate. We offer single, double, double plus single and twin units with a range of amenities for your comfort and enjoyment. Discover the history and charm of Reefton from the doorstep of your unit.


We’re committed to upholding the friendly hospitality we’ve become famous for in Reefton. Our staff are always on hand and willing to give you sightseeing advice, point you in the direction of the best coffee or give you the low down on all the favourite local secret spots. On top of that, we’re always ensuring that each of our units, facilities and services upholds our high standard of cleanliness, convenience and comfort.


74 Broadway, Reefton 7830, New Zealand
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