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Where to Find Family-Friendly Hotels, Motels, Holiday Parks and Holiday Homes in Greymouth

Welcome to the hub of the West Coast! Greymouth is the start of many adventures for families, whether it’s taking the TranzAlpine Train, sampling the family-friendly West Coast Wilderness Trail or getting dirty at the off-roading complex at On Yer Bike. Whatever you decide to do, you’ll find comfortable and affordable accommodation in Greymouth across its motels, holiday parks, hotels, hostels and more. To help you find the right place to stay for your family, we’ve put together this list of the best family accommodations in Greymouth considering a range of styles and budgets.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Guide to Greymouth for Families and the 10 Things to Do in Greymouth with Kids.

1. Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park

For families on a budget (or just looking for plain fun), check out the range of accommodations available at the Greymouth Seaside Top 10 Holiday Park. Choose from camping sites, budget cabins, self-contained units, motels with two bedrooms and apartments. Wherever you and your family decide to stay, you’ll have access to limited free WiFi, a children’s playground and jumping pillow, as well as communal kitchens, bathrooms and laundry. Find this holiday park just a short drive from the city centre and alongside the West Coast Wilderness Trail.

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2. Alpine Rose Motel

An easy-to-reach motel on the main road through Greymouth and with well-appointed rooms, Alpine Rose Motel provides excellent family accommodation in Greymouth. There is a range of motel units to suit a variety of budgets, from studios to more spacious family units in different sizes. Enjoy the convenience of self-catering amenities, as well as facilities like Sky TV, spa baths, free WiFi, and the option for cooked or continental breakfasts.

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Alpine Rose Motel © Alpine Rose Motel

3. Scenicland Motels

Scenicland Motels offers great value family accommodation in Greymouth in modern rooms. Families may want to consider one of the one or two-bedroom apartments with self-contained facilities and ample space for the whole family. Other facilities at the motel include free WiFi, newspaper delivery and Sky TV. See more self-catering accommodations in our 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Greymouth.

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4. Greymouth Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels

Another fantastic holiday park ideal for families is the Greymouth Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels. The family-friendly holiday park features free unlimited WiFi, free use of the spa pool and barbecues and more. Families have a range of accommodations to choose from, including one and two-bedroom motel units, tourist flats, cabins and camping sites. The holiday park is located in South Beach nearby the Aorangi Scenic Reserve and West Coast Wilderness Trail.

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10 Best Family Accommodation in Greymouth© Greymouth Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels

5. A Touch of Class Holiday Home

For families seeking their own space in Greymouth, choose the home-away-from-home experience of “A Touch of Class“. While it’s up to you to judge how classy this abode is, it’s certainly modern with fresh furniture and decor across its three bedrooms and a large living room sleeping up to a total of a whopping eight guests. The home is surrounded by gorgeous gardens and native bush, while being just a 20-minute walk from the town centre. For alternative upscale and private accommodations, take a look at the 6 Best Luxury Accommodations in Greymouth.

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6. Noah’s Ark Backpackers

When it comes to budget accommodation, hostels are also worth considering even for families. Noah’s Ark Backpackers is a great option for little ones thanks to its animal-themed rooms, including triple rooms and family rooms with shared facilities. The hostel offers free breakfast in its communal kitchen and an inviting lounge with instruments and games to keep the kids entertained. See more accommodations like this in the 7 Best Backpacker Hostels in Greymouth.

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7. Apostles View Motel

Ideal for those with their own transport, Apostles View Motel is located 3km (1.9 miles) north of Greymouth city centre. The motel is named after the mountain range seen from many of the affordable rooms. There are eight spacious units available with separate bedrooms, a dining area, a full kitchen and an ensuite. Plus, with a children’s playground on-site and affordable prices, this motel is a no-brainer for budgeting families.

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10 Best Family Accommodation in Greymouth© Apostles View Motel

8. Copthorne Hotel Greymouth

Formerly the Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth, this hotel has undergone a recent makeover and come back shining as the four-star Copthorne Hotel Greymouth. This international hotel by Millennium Hotels makes a stay in Greymouth simply too easy with its city centre location and all your expected hotel amenities. You don’t even need to go too far for dinner with the hotel’s restaurant, Jimmy Cook’s Kiwi Kitchen, bringing you Kiwi favourites from “Catch of the Day” to venison pie (as well as a kid’s menu too). As for accommodation, choose from rooms with or without a river view and twin double layouts to fit a family of three or four. Get more inspiration for hotel stays in the 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Greymouth.

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9. Greymouth Motel

For self-contained family accommodation, consider the Greymouth Motel. The budget motel features ground-floor motel units with kitchens, ensuites, Sky TV, free WiFi and outdoor seating. The “Family Unit” and “Two-Bedroom Units” are the most suitable for families, featuring all the necessities. It’s easy to keep the kids entertained with DVDs, magazines, books and kids’ activity packs available. What’s more, this is all within walking distance of the beach and a short drive from the city centre.

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Greymouth Motel © Greymouth Motel

10. Breeze Motels

It’s all about the beach and sunsets at the Beachview Motel. The motel is located in Rapahoe, just a 10-minute drive north of Greymouth and with one of the best beaches in the Greymouth area. The boutique motel only has only three rooms available and only one family room sleeping up to six guests (so get in there quick!) Nevertheless, families of three will have no trouble staying in the other two units. Each room has convenient kitchen facilities and very affordable prices. See more recommendations like this in our 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Greymouth.

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[CLOSED] Charles Court Motel

Nothing screams family holiday quite like being by the beach. Charles Court Motel can certainly offer that in Greymouth with this motel property with direct access to South Beach. While the motel offers a range of studios and apartments, the best option for families is the two-bedroom apartment with a fully equipped kitchen, TV and some rooms featuring a spa bath. Kids love the children’s playground, as well as the spa pool and seasonal swimming pool.

More About Family Accommodations in Greymouth

That’s it for our list of the best family accommodations in Greymouth. For more travel-planning success, take a look at these other Greymouth guides:

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


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About The Author

Laura S.

This article has been reviewed and published by Laura, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Laura is a first-class honours journalism graduate and a travel journalist with expertise in New Zealand and South Pacific tourism for over 10 years. She also runs travel guides for five of the top destinations in the South Pacific and is the co-host of over 250 episodes of the NZ Travel Show on YouTube.

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