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

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport

© The Ghost Lodge

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 something else. We’ve picked out some of the accommodations in Westport with these smallest rooms numbers, so you can enjoy a more homely and tranquil experience. Check out some of our favourites in this list of the best boutique accommodation in Westport.

Plus, for more travel advice, don’t miss The Complete Guide to Westport.

1. The Bay House B&B

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 like this in the 10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport.

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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 adult-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.

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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 the essentials, as well as 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 another lounge with a pool table.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© The Ghost Lodge

4. Pakington Ensuite Homestay

A 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. Rooms are homely and make for a peaceful stay. WiFi is included. See more accommodation like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in Westport.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Pakington Ensuite Homestay

5. 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.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© The Loft Apartments

6. 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 private patio/deck leading into the attractive landscaped garden. You also have a kitchenette in your room to enjoy hot drinks. The boutique homestay is a short walk from town.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Havenlee Homestay

7. Carters by the Sea Motel

A boutique and upmarket motel in Westport, Carters by the Sea Motel boasts a stunning location with most of the studios capturing sea views. There are just 10 modern studios in total at this motel, which are all well-presented and include luxurious essentials like a kitchen with a dishwasher and ensuite with underfloor heating. Studios sleep either one-to-two or one-to-three guests. All of the upstairs studios have a balcony facing the Tasman Sea. See more like this in the 10 Best Motels in Westport.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Carters by the Sea Motel

8. Sunset Accommodation

Stay in one of only three chalets/cottages in the rural setting of 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.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Sunset Accommodation

9. Beaconstone Eco Lodge

Only a 10-minute drive south from Westport, in the village of Charleston, Beconstone Eco Lodge offers boutique and budget accommodation combined with sustainability. Experience living in an accommodation powered by solar and using rainfall as its water supply (don’t worry, it rains A LOT on the West Coast), amongst other things. As for accommodation, choose from private double/twin rooms, triple rooms or the “Mountain View Hut”.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Beaconstone Eco Lodge

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 “Elsie the Caravan”, “The Cheeky Weka Cabin”, “The Treehouse” and some larger holiday homes. On-site is also a coffee shop selling homemade baked goods and ingredients for making your own woodfired pizza.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Westport© Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation


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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