10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport
10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport

10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport

© The Bay House B&B

Romantic Stays in Westport

Travelling the country on your honeymoon? Or perhaps you’re looking for an alternative destination for a romantic retreat? Westport certainly provides with breathtaking coastal cottages, boutique lodges, quaint B&Bs and spa motels that can’t help but put a romantic spin to your visit. Combine these with some of the 9 Romantic Activities in Westport for Couples and you have a getaway to remember. Choose the right stay for your unique style and budget with this list of the best romantic accommodation in Westport.

For more romantic accommodation in Westport and travel tips, see The Honeymoon Guide to Westport.

1. Archer House

One of the most luxurious stays in Westport, Archer House is set in a charming heritage home renovated with modern comforts. With a strict no-child policy, the B&B accommodation sets the right tone across its three elegant suites. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast each morning with espresso coffee and assorted teas which you can indulge in in the large sunny conservatory, balconies or dining area among a collection of antiques, Moroccan lighting and Persian rugs. There is also a full kitchen should you want to spruce up your own romantic meal.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© Archer House

2. The Bay House B&B

With unrivalled views of Tauranga Bay, The Bay House B&B offers romantic accommodation in a stunning location. In between walking the nearby Cape Foulwind Walkway, which we list in the 9 Romantic Activities in Westport for Couples, retreat to your luxury beachside studio or garden suite with features like a king-size bed with luxury bedding, an ensuite with underfloor heated tiles, New Zealand wool carpets and real oak timber flooring. Breakfast is also included in the stay with continental and cooked options available.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© The Bay House B&B

3. The Ghost Lodge

On the road between Westport and Karamea sits the charming boutique accommodation of The Ghost Lodge. The lodge in Granity offers a selection of double rooms with shared bathroom facilities, as well as a wealth of gorgeous communal areas. Cook up a storm in the galley kitchen complete with all the usual amenities, as well as a dishwasher and a coffee machine. Cosy up on one of the leather couches in the lounge – beside the large log burner if needed – and step through the French doors to the outside deck leading out into the garden and onto the beach. Upstairs, you have a balcony with a spa pool another lounge with a pool table.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© The Ghost Lodge

4. Omau Settlers Lodge

An upmarket motel-style accommodation at Cape Foulwind, Omau Settlers Lodge is another romantic accommodation in Westport. Stay in one of the well-appointed king studios with views of the Tasman Sea and over to the Paparoa Ranges. Upgrade to the Deluxe King Studio for a kitchenette, should you want to prepare your own meals, or head down to The Star Tavern for a dining experience nearby. The lodge is also five minutes walk from the beach.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© Omau Settlers Lodge

5. The Loft Apartments

See what it’s like to live in Westport together in one of these contemporary and stylish apartments in the town centre. The Loft Apartments boasts one-bedroom apartments with clean and modern decor and furnishings, some of which have a balcony. You have everything you need for a true home-away-from-home stay between the kitchenette with a stovetop and the tiled bathroom with a spacious shower. The bedroom is separate from the open-plan lounge.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© The Loft Apartments

6. Sunset Accommodation

Stay in one of three chalets/cottages in the rural setting of Sunset Accommodation. Enjoy a quiet night in with a kitchenette set up with a hotplate, microwave and other standard essentials or in the barbecue and breakfast bar area with an outdoor fireplace. As the name suggests, the accommodation is a romantic place to watch the West Coast sunset. A small continental breakfast is included in your stay.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© Sunset Accommodation

7. Okari Cottage

A romantic retreat with breathtaking sea views, Okari Cottage is all yours! Rent this cosy beachside cottage where guests are treated to free bike hire, a gorgeous garden, private deck and a deserted beach at the end of the garden. The cottage boasts a modern studio set-up with a contemporary kitchen and breakfast bench where you can watch the waves rolling in or the magnificent West Coast sunset. You also have a barbecue and seating arrangements on the wraparound deck.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© Okari Cottage

8. Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation

While this one is a little out of town, it’s all part of the charm of this beachfront accommodation. Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation is located in Mokihinui on the shores of a coastal enclave with the Old Ghost Road just a short drive away. There are lots of characterful accommodations to choose from, such as the cosy budget “Elsie the Caravan” and “The Cheeky Weka Cabin”. Or, for more space, stretch out in “The Treehouse”. On-site is also a coffee shop with homemade baking and ingredients to make your own woodfired pizzas. You may also want to indulge in the woodfired cedar hot tubs which can be delivered and set-up at your chosen accommodation. See more stays like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodation in Westport.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation

9. The Old Slaughterhouse Traveller’s Lodge

Another beauty between Westport and Karamea, don’t be too put off by the name of The Old Slaughterhouse. The eco-friendly lodge made of recycled timber sits on top of a hill surrounded by native bush and boasts spectacular views of the Tasman Sea. The cabin with an ocean view is an obvious romantic option for couples with a private verandah looking out to the sea and a short walk from the main building with communal facilities.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© NZPocketGuide.com

10. Westport Spa Motel

Last but not least, if you seek a bit of pampering, check out the Westport Spa Motel. All of the upstairs units of this Westport motel have a large corner spa bath and outside seating on a sunny balcony. Studios are well-presented and feature a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, stovetop and more. Also enjoy the convenience of free WiFi, Sky TV and a short walk to the town centre. See other motels in the 10 Best Motels in Westport.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© Westport Spa 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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