Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park
Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park

10 Best Family Accommodation in Greymouth

© Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park

Kid-friendly Accommodation 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 and hostels. To help you find the right place to stay for your family, we’ve put together this list of family accommodation 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 5 Greymouth Must-Dos.

1. 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.

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Charles Court Motel© Charles Court Motel

2. Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park

For families on a budget, check out the range of accommodation 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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Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park© Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park

3. Greymouth Motel

For self-contained family accommodation, consider 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

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 accommodation 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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Greymouth Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels © Greymouth Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels

5. 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 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 affordable prices. See more recommendations like this in our 10 Best Budget Accommodation in Greymouth.

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Breeze Motels© Breeze Motels

6. Noah’s Ark

When it comes to budget accommodation, hostels are also worth considering even for families. Noah’s Ark Backpackers is a great option for the kids 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 accommodation like this in 8 Best Backpacker Hostels in Greymouth.

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7. Alpine Rose Motel

An easy-to-reach motel on the main road through Greymouth and 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

8. Apostles View Motel

Ideal for those with their own transport, Apostles View Motel is located 3km (2 miles) north of Greymouth city centre. The motel is named after the mountain range seen from many of the motel rooms. There are eight spacious units available with separate bedrooms, a dining area, full kitchen and 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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Apostles View Motel © Apostles View Motel

9. Golden Coast B&B

Located in the city centre of Greymouth, Golden Coast B&B offers a convenient and super affordable stay with Kiwi hospitality. There is a family room available with shared bathroom facilities with other guests. Other drawcards to this budget accommodation in Greymouth include comfortable beds with electric blankets, the option for cooked breakfasts, the cosy lounge and gardens for the kids to explore.

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Golden Coast B&B © Golden Coast B&B

10. 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 accommodation in our 10 Best Accommodation in Greymouth for Foodies.

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Scenicland Motels© Scenicland Motels


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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