10 BEST Motels in Greymouth 🏘️ [2023]© Bella Vista Motel Greymouth
10 BEST Motels in Greymouth 🏘️ [2023]

14 BEST Motels in Greymouth 🏘️ [2024]

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Where to Find the Best Motel Accommodation in Greymouth

If you’re looking for a place to stay in the central hub of the West Coast, your widest choice of accommodation lies in Greymouth‘s motels. Like most towns in New Zealand, Greymouth is brimming with motel accommodations, making it super easy to find affordable and practical accommodation. We go through some of our top picks in this list of motels in Greymouth! For alternative accommodation, however, be sure to also check out our 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Greymouth.

For more inspiration on what to do in the area, see our 15 Best Things to Do in Greymouth and 10 Best Walks in Greymouth.

1. Scenicland Motels – The Best Motel in Greymouth

Scenicland Motels offers good value accommodation in Greymouth. The modern studio units have Californian King beds, while the one-bedroom units feature a full kitchen – both types of rooms are ideal for couples or solo travellers. On the other hand, groups or families may want to consider one of the one- or two-bedroom apartments with self-contained facilities and more space. Other facilities at Scenicland Motels include free WiFi, newspaper delivery and Sky TV.

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2. Apostles View Motel – Cheap Motel in Greymouth

Ideal for travellers with their own transport, Apostles View Motel is located 3km (1.9 miles) north of Greymouth city centre. With this out-of-town location comes excellent views of the nearby mountains that the motel is named after. There are eight spacious motel units available made up of separate bedrooms, a dining area, a full kitchen and an ensuite. With a children’s playground on-site, this affordable motel is a popular choice for families. See more recommendations like this in our 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Greymouth.

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3. Coleraine Suites & Apartments – Luxury Motel in Greymouth

Sleek and stylish, take a look at the Coleraine Suites & Apartments. This high-end apartment complex features a range of self-contained accommodations, as well as additions like a Tesla charging station, bike storage, free WiFi and a DVD collection. Groups and families will find ample space in the superbly-appointed standard and executive “Two-Bedroom Units”, while couples can treat themselves to added luxuries in the “Executive Spa Studio”. Find this motel just a 1.5km (0.9 miles) drive from the city centre. For more upscale stays like this, take a look at the 6 Best Luxury Accommodations in Greymouth.

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4. Alpine Rose Motel – Motel in Greymouth with Spa Baths

An easy-to-reach motel on the main road through Greymouth and with well-appointed rooms, Alpine Rose Motel provides an excellent motel in Greymouth. There is a range of 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. For more endearing stays (some also with hot tubs), check out the 7 Most Romantic Accommodations in Greymouth.

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5. Gables Motor Lodge – Greymouth Motel with Free TranzAlpine Transfers

Providing a comfortable stay by the Aquatics Centre and Westland Sports Stadium, Gables Motor Lodge is a worthy motel choice in Greymouth. Rooms come with various facilities, from spa baths and double-glazing to full kitchens, so be sure to ask if you need something specific. What’s for sure are spacious units with luxury mattress toppers and free WiFi for all guests. The motel even offers free train station transfers if you’re coming on the TranzAlpine (see the 15 Best Things to Do in Greymouth for more details on the train).

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6. Bella Vista Motel Greymouth – Popular Greymouth Motel on High Street

Experience the quality of one of New Zealand’s largest motel chains at Bella Vista Motel Greymouth. There are various grades of studios, some with double and twin layouts and others with a spa bath, while the one-bedroom unit is the top choice for families. You’ll be kept warm with heating and electric blankets, while spa baths are an optional luxury. Every room has a work desk and access to free WiFi.

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7. Aachen Place Motel – Affordable Self-Catering Motel in Greymouth

Aachen Place Motel is an attractive motel just a 2km (1.2-mile) drive from the city centre. The motel features a number of rooms with ensuites and basic kitchenettes, as well as two-bedroom units with full kitchen facilities. If you’re not one for cooking, then the motel is 100m (109 yards) away from a restaurant that offers meal chargebacks to your room. Facilities at Aachen Place Motel include free WiFi, electric blankets, continental breakfasts available, Sky TV and a barbecue area. See more self-catering stays in our 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Greymouth.

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Aachen Place Motel © Aachen Place Motel

8. Beachview Motel – Rapahoe Motel with Excellent Views

It’s all about the beach, sunsets and an affordable place to stay at the Beachview Motel. The motel is located in Rapahoe, just a 10-minute drive north of Greymouth and famous for its scenic beach. The ultra-boutique motel only has three rooms available (so get in quick) which can be set up in twin, queen and triple configurations. One of the rooms is a family room sleeping up to six guests. Each room also has kitchen facilities, but there’s always the option of a restaurant/hotel nearby.

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9. ASURE Highpark Motor Inn – Popular Motel on High Street

Another one of the many motels lining the main road in/out of Greymouth, ASURE Highpark Motor Inn provides a comfortable and quality stay. Whether you’re a couple, a traveller on business or a family, there are room types to suit, all well-presented and featuring self-catering facilities, free WiFi and TVs with Sky TV and in-house movies. Guests can benefit from free train station transfers, daily newspaper delivery, a library with a book swap, a children’s play area and more.

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10. Greymouth Motel – Pet-Friendly Motel in Greymouth

As the name suggests, Greymouth Motel is a no-nonsense motel. It just provides good rooms at good prices in a clean and comfortable setting. The motel features ground-floor units with kitchens, ensuites, Sky TV, free WiFi and outdoor seating. Choose from “Family Units”, “Two-Bedroom Units”, “Studio Units” and “Wheelchair Accessible Units”, all within walking distance of the beach and a short drive from the city centre. What’s more, you and your tribe will be kept entertained with DVDs, magazines, books and kids’ activity packs.

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11. Greymouth Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels – Beachfront Motel in Greymouth

More motel accommodation in Greymouth can be found at the city’s holiday parks. Greymouth Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels is a holiday park offering free unlimited WiFi, free use of the spa pool, barbecues and more. In terms of motel accommodation, choose from studio units and a couple of varieties of one and two-bedroom units ideal for families. Units aren’t flashy but do the job for a cheap stay in South Beach nearby attractions like the Aorangi Scenic Reserve and West Coast Wilderness Trail.

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12. Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park – Family-Friendly Holiday Park in Greymouth with Motel Units

Another holiday park in Greymouth with a range of accommodations available is the Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park. The motel units here feature attractive timber-lined interiors and clean and comfortable furnishings. Choose either a studio motel unit or a slightly more spacious two-bedroom motel unit. Wherever 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 accommodation just a short drive from the city centre and alongside the West Coast Wilderness Trail. See more recommendations like this in our 10 Best Family Accommodations in Greymouth.

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10 Best Motels in Greymouth© Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park

13. Breeze Motel – Cheap and Basic Motel in Greymouth

This classic Kiwi-style motel might not be winning any style points, but it provides an affordable place to stay close to town. The “King Studio” is an inexpensive option for couples, featuring a kitchenette and ensuite, while the “One and Two Bedroom Apartments” are suited to groups and families on a budget. Bike and car hire are also available.

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14. [CLOSED] Charles Court Motel

Located on the South Beach side of town, Charles Court Motel provides direct access to the beach, as well as, of course, motel accommodation. The motel offers a range of studios and apartments, including standard and executive one-bedroom apartments for couples and corporate travellers, as well as two-bedroom apartments with a fully equipped kitchen, TV and some rooms featuring a spa bath. Charles Court Motel is also a popular choice with families thanks to the children’s playground, spa pool and seasonal swimming pool.

More About Motels in Greymouth

That’s it for our list of the best motels 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 Complete Travel Guide to Greymouth.


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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