10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport
10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport

10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Westport šŸ„ [2023]

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Find Boutique Lodges, B&Bs and More in Westport

Nothing ruins your holiday time quite like noisy kids (or babbling adults, for that matter). Make sure your stay in Westport is a peaceful one by staying in a boutique lodge, B&B, homestay or somewhere else where tranquillity comes with ease. We’ve picked out some of the accommodations in Westport with these smallest room numbers so you can enjoy a more homely getaway. Check out some of our favourites in this list of the best boutique accommodations in Westport.

Plus, for more travel advice, don’t miss The Complete Guide to Westport, as well as the 15 Best Things to Do in Westport.

1. The Bay House Beachfront Accommodation

A luxury boutique accommodation on the coast of Tauranga Bay, The Bay House B&B features just four exclusive suites/studios. In between walking the nearby Cape Foulwind Walkway, one of the Westport must-dos, retreat to your luxury beachside studio or garden suite with features like a king-size bed with plush bedding, an ensuite with underfloor heated Italian tiles and a mix of New Zealand wool carpets and real oak timber flooring. Breakfast is also included in the stay with continental and cooked options available. Check out more couple-centric stays like this in the 10 Most Romantic Accommodations in Westport.

Check The Bay House B&B out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© The Bay House B&B

2. Archer House

A boutique and luxury stay in Westport, Archer House is set in a charming heritage-listed home renovated with modern comforts. As an adults-only accommodation, the B&B sets the right tone across its three elegant suites furnished with all sorts of characterful antiques. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast each morning with espresso coffee and assorted teas, which can be devoured in the large sunny conservatory, one of the balconies or before exploring the picturesque gardens of the property. There is also a full kitchen should you prefer to self-cater.

Check Archer House out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Archer House

3. The Ghost Lodge

On the road between Westport and Karamea sits this boutique lodge in Granity. The Ghost Lodge offers a selection of double rooms with shared bathroom facilities across two levels, each with its own communal areas to enjoy. Cook up a storm in the galley kitchen complete with the essentials, including a dishwasher and a coffee machine. Lounge in the leather sofas beside the large log burner and step through the French doors to the outside deck leading into the garden and onto the beach. Upstairs, you have a balcony with a spa pool and another lounge with a pool table.

Check The Ghost Lodge out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© The Ghost Lodge

4. The Loft Apartments

Want to know what it’s like to live in Westport? You pretty much can in one of these contemporary and stylish apartments in the town centre. The Loft Apartments boasts one-bedroom apartments with clean and modern decor and furnishings. Some even have a balcony. Couples and solo travellers have everything they need for a true home-away-from-home stay between the kitchenette with a stovetop and the tiled bathroom with a spacious shower. The bedroom is separate from the open-plan living area.

Check The Loft Apartments out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© The Loft Apartments

5. Havenlee Homestay

Stay in one of the three double guest rooms in the home of some friendly born and bred Westporters. Havenlee Homestay offers free breakfast for guests with locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. Rooms have private bathrooms and a private patio/deck leading into the attractive landscaped garden. You also have a kitchenette in your room to enjoy hot drinks. What’s more, the boutique homestay is a short walk from town.

Check Havenlee Homestay out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Havenlee Homestay

6. Sunset Accommodation

Stay in one of only three chalets/cottages in the rural setting of the Sunset Accommodation. The comfortable chalets feature a kitchenette set up with a hotplate, microwave and other standard essentials, while guests can also enjoy the barbecue and breakfast bar area with an outdoor fireplace among grounds scattered with native coastal trees. A small continental breakfast is included in your stay. Plus, as the name suggests, the accommodation is a magical place to watch the West Coast sunset. Discover more motel-style stays in the 10 BEST Motels in Westport.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Sunset Accommodation

7. Pakington Ensuite Homestay

Another homestay experience with the added privacy of an ensuite bathroom awaits at the Pakington Homestay. The accommodation offers just one twin, triple and family room each with ensuite bathrooms. Mingle with other guests and the hosts in the large communal kitchen or relax on the outside deck of the property which is a short walk to town. The rooms are homely and make for a peaceful stay. WiFi is included. See more stays with family rooms like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodations in Westport.

Check Pakington Homestay out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Pakington Ensuite Homestay

8. The Old Slaughterhouse Traveller’s Lodge

Donā€™t be too put off by the name of The Old Slaughterhouse Traveller’s Lodge. Another beauty between Westport and Karamea, this eco-friendly lodge is made of recycled timber and sits on top of a hill surrounded by native bush, boasting spectacular views of the Tasman Sea. The cabin with an ocean view is a nice private option for couples with a private verandah looking out to the sea and a short walk from the main building with communal facilities. Also in the main building are various private rooms, while those on a budget can pitch a tent in one of the garden tent sites.

Check The Old Slaughterhouse out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Westport šŸ„ [2023]© The Old Slaughterhouse Traveller's Lodge

9. Beaconstone Eco Stay

Only a 10-minute drive south of Westport, in the village of Charleston, Beconstone Eco Stay offers boutique and budget accommodation combined with sustainability. Experience living in an accommodation powered by solar and using rainfall as its water supply (donā€™t worry, it rains A LOT on the West Coast), amongst other things. As for accommodation, couples can choose the ā€œMountain View Hutā€, while groups of five or six have a cottage for hire. For more alternative stays like this, take a look at the 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Westport.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Westport šŸ„ [2023]© Beaconstone Eco Stay

10. Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation

And if you want more of a rural escape, check out Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation located in Mokihinui. On the shores of a coastal enclave with the wilderness area of the Kahurangi National Park just behind it, this accommodation features various types of cabins and holiday homes, as well as campsites. Each accommodation has its own unique character, like ā€œElsie the Caravanā€, ā€œThe Cheeky Weka Cabinā€, ā€œThe Treehouseā€ and some larger holiday homes. On-site is also a coffee shop selling homemade baked goods and ingredients for making your own woodfired pizza. For alternative cheap stays, be sure to also look at the 12 Best Budget Accommodations in Westport.

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation

More About Boutique Accommodations in Westport

That’s it for our list of the best boutique accommodations in Westport. Now that you have found some awesome places to stay, check out the activities to keep you busy:

Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in The Complete Guide to Westport.

Author

Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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