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Where to Find Romantic Stays and Honeymoon Accommodation 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 on your visit. Combine these with some of the 9 Romantic Things to Do in Westport and you have a getaway to remember. Choose the right stay for your unique style and budget with this list of the most romantic accommodations in Westport.

For more romantic accommodations in Westport and travel tips, see The Romantic Getaway & 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 while relaxing 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 – besides the large log burner perhaps – 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 and another lounge with a pool table.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© The Ghost Lodge

4. Omau Settlers Lodge Motel

An upmarket motel accommodation at Cape Foulwind, Omau Settlers Lodge Motel 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 motel is also five minutes walk from the beach.

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10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© Omau Settlers Lodge Motel

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, making use of your kitchenette set up with a hotplate, microwave and other standard essentials or using 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. For more endearing stays like this, check out theĀ 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Westport.

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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, a 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. The Old Slaughterhouse Traveller’s Lodge

Donā€™t be too put off by the name of The Old Slaughterhouse Traveller’s Lodge. Another beauty between Westport and Karamea, this eco-friendly lodge is made of recycled timber and sits on top of a hill surrounded by native bush, boasting 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. Check out more small-scale stays like this in the 10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Westport.

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9. Westport Spa Motel

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

10. 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 ā€œElsie the Caravanā€ and ā€œThe Cheeky Weka Cabinā€. Or, for more space, stretch out in ā€œThe Treehouseā€. 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. Thanks to its reasonable rates, we also list this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Westport.

10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Westport© Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation

More About Romantic Accommodations in Westport

That’s it for our list of the most romantic accommodations in Westport. Now that you have found some awesome places to stay, check out the activities to keep you busy:

Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in The Romantic Getaway & Honeymoon Guide to Westport.


The information in this guide has been compiled from our extensive research, travel and experiences across New Zealand and the South Pacific, accumulated over more than a decade of numerous visits to each destination. Additional sources for this guide include the following:

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About The Author

Laura S.

This article has been reviewed and published by Laura, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Laura is a first-class honours journalism graduate and a travel journalist with expertise in New Zealand and South Pacific tourism for over 10 years. She also runs travel guides for five of the top destinations in the South Pacific and is the co-host of over 250 episodes of the NZ Travel Show on YouTube.

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