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10 Best Motels in Greymouth

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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 accommodation, 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, check out our 10 Best Hotels in Greymouth.

For more inspiration on what to do in the area, see our 10 Best Walks in Greymouth and 5 Greymouth Must-Dos.

1. Greymouth Motel

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

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Greymouth Motel© Greymouth Motel

2. Apostles View Motel

Ideal for travellers with their own transport, Apostles View Motel is located 3km (2 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 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 Family Accommodation in Greymouth.

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Apostles View Motel© Apostles View Motel

3. Coleraine Suites & Apartments

For something a little more sleek and stylish, take a look at the Coleraine Suites & Apartments. This high-end apartment complex features a range of self-contained accommodation, 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.

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4. Scenicland Motels

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 room 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. See more self-catering accommodation in our 10 Best Accommodation in Greymouth for Foodies.

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Scenicland Motels© Scenicland Motels

5. Breeze Motel

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 is also available.

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Breeze Motels© Breeze Motels

6. Aachen Place Motel

Aachen Place Motel is an attractive motel just 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.

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Aachen Place Motel © Aachen Place Motel

7. Beachview Motel

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 to 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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Beachview Motel © Beachview Motel

8. Greymouth Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels

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

9. Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park

Another holiday park in Greymouth with a range of accommodation 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.

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

10. Charles Court Motel

Located in 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.

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Charles Court Motel© Charles Court 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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