Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth
Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth

10 Best Hotels in Greymouth

© Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth

Accommodation in Greymouth

Welcome to the hub of the wild West Coast! Greymouth is a down-to-earth town where you won’t exactly find five-star hotels. In fact, the offering here is pretty limited with only three accommodations that would call themselves “hotels”. Nevertheless, we’ve laid out your accommodation options in this list of hotels in Greymouth which also includes a few listings for motels, hostels and holiday parks. Find more accommodation listed in our 10 Best Motels in Greymouth.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in 10 Best Walks in Greymouth and 5 Greymouth Must-Dos.

1. Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth

This international hotel by Millennium Hotels makes a stay in Greymouth all 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 for accommodation, Kingsgate Hotel has entry-level Economy Rooms, Superior Rooms with more space and the choice of a river view, Standard Rooms with a balcony/patio, and Suites with a separate lounge. Wherever you stay, room layouts are flexible for suiting couples, friends and family.

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Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth © Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth

2. The Ashley Hotel Greymouth

This 3.5-star hotel provides a little bit extra in terms of hotel facilities, such as a spa pool and a small fitness centre. On top of that, The Ashley Hotel has its own restaurant and bar, Jacobs Grill, offering an a la carte menu and room service. As for rooms, stay in simple yet comfortable king and twin rooms or upgrade to a spacious and stylish Hotel Executive room with high-quality feather pillows. Motel rooms are also an option here featuring a fully-equipped kitchen. All guests receive free unlimited WiFi. As for location, you’re just a short drive from the city centre. See more accommodation with restaurants in our 10 Best Accommodation in Greymouth for Foodies.

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The Ashley Hotel Greymouth © The Ashley Hotel Greymouth

3. Railway Hotel Greymouth

For those on a tight budget, set your sights on the Railway Hotel. The budget hotel in the city centre offers some of the city’s cheapest single, twin and queen rooms. All of the rooms have shared bathroom facilities. You’ll also be sharing the building with a bar/restaurant/casino with an “old pub” atmosphere. Other facilities at the hotel include free WiFi and a kids’ playground. See more accommodation like this in our 10 Best Budget Accommodation in Greymouth.

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Railway Hotel Greymouth© Railway Hotel Greymouth

4. Coleraine Suites & Apartments

While we might have already exhausted the hotel offering in Greymouth, there are still some excellent hotel alternatives, such as the Coleraine Suites & Apartments. This high-end apartment complex features a range of self-contained accommodation and features amenities like a Tesla charging station, bike storage, free WiFi and a DVD collection. Groups and families will find plenty of space in the superbly-appointed standard and executive Two-Bedroom Units, while couples can enjoy a bit of pampering in the Executive Spa Studio. Find this accommodation just a 1.5km (0.9-mile) drive from the city centre.

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Coleraine Suites & Apartments © Coleraine Suites & Apartments

5. Golden Coast B&B

Located in the city centre of Greymouth, Golden Coast B&B offers a convenient stay with Kiwi hospitality and cheap prices. Room types include a Queen Room, Family Room and Twin Room with shared bathroom facilities, as well as Ensuite Rooms. Other drawcards to this budget B&B in Greymouth include comfortable beds with electric blankets, the option for cooked breakfasts, a cosy lounge and attractive gardens.

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Golden Coast B&B © Golden Coast B&B

6. Charles Court Motel

Located in the South Beach side of town, Charles Court Motel provides comfortable motel accommodation and direct access to the beach. The motel offers a range of apartments, including standard and executive one-bedroom apartments for couples and corporate travellers, as well as two-bedroom apartments with a fully-equipped kitchen for families. Some rooms feature a spa bath. Other facilities include a children’s playground, spa pool and seasonal swimming pool. See more accommodation like this in our 10 Best Family Accommodation in Greymouth.

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Charles Court Motel© Charles Court Motel

7. Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park

Another accommodation type worth considering in Greymouth is holiday parks. More than just a campsite, holiday parks also offer a range of motel-style accommodation, such is the case with the Greymouth Seaside Top 10 Holiday Park. The motel units here feature attractive timber-lined interiors with clean and comfortable furnishings either in a studio layout or a slightly more spacious two-bedroom layout. Whichever room you decide to stay, you’ll have access to holiday park facilities like 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

8. Noah’s Ark Backpackers

And just to cover all of your bases when it comes to accommodation in Greymouth, backpacker hostels provide another option. One great example is Noah’s Ark Backpackers. The hostel offers a range of animal-themed rooms that you’ll either love or hate. Regardless, there’s no denying the homely feel to the place. Room types include single/double/twin/triple rooms with shared bathroom facilities, as well as dorms, family rooms and tent sites. The hostel offers free breakfast in its communal kitchen and an inviting lounge with instruments and games. See more accommodation like this in 8 Best Backpacker Hostels in Greymouth.

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9. Brunnerton Lodge and Backpackers

Located in the Grey Valley, only eight minutes drive from Greymouth, Brunnerton Lodge and Backpackers offers a peaceful stay in an ideal location for exploring Greymouths surrounding walks. The lodge has affordable double/triple/quad rooms with an ensuite bathroom or a cosy double/triple/twin room with shared facilities. There’s even space for campervans to park overnight and make use of the communal bathroom and kitchen for a small fee.

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Brunnerton Lodge and Backpackers © Brunnerton Lodge and Backpackers

10. Apostles View Motel

Last but certainly not least, this affordable motel accommodation sits 3km (2 miles) north of Greymouth offering excellent views of the nearby mountains that the motel is named after. Apostles View Motel has eight spacious motel units available made up of separate bedrooms, a dining area, a full kitchen and ensuite. There’s also a children’s playground available.

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Apostles View Motel© Apostles View Motel


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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