West Coast City Guide

West Coast
The West Coast is one of the administrative regions of New Zealand, located on the west coast of the South Island, and is one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the country. It is made up of three districts: Buller, Grey and Westland. The principal towns are Westport, Greymouth and Hokitika. West Coast generally refers to the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
The Ashley Hotel
The hotelís location is ideal for exploring the beautiful West Coast of New Zealandís South Island and just as perfect to relax, unwind and taking it easy. Only 5 minutes from the Greymouth town centre, the hotel is framed by rugged coast, rainforest and the magnificent Southern Alps.
Stumpers Bar and Cafť offers budget accommodation in the centre of Hokitika on the South Island's historic West Coast of New Zealand. Comfortable rooms available at great prices. We cater for overseas tourists and backpackers who want to experience the West Coast's local flavour. We are Internet ready for all your emailing requirements, and can help you arrange tours and activities throughout the rugged West Coast and the friendly city of Hokitika.
Franz Josef Glacier hotel
Situated on the very edge of the Westland World Heritage Park, the Scenic Circle Franz Josef Glacier Hotels will welcome you in true New Zealand style. Encompassing two distinctive properties just one kilometre apart, each individual wing has its own charm and atmosphere and makes the most of the lush native bush surroundings and superb alpine views.
Haast World Heritage Hotel
The hotelís superb location, just 2 hours from the glaciers and 3 hours from Queenstown, makes it the ideal stopover point between the West Coast and the Southern Lakes. This World Heritage designated area is renowned as being New Zealandís ďlast frontierĒ, home to rare wildlife, rugged beaches and wild rainforests. Following extensive refurbishment, the hotel is the perfect place to escape the hustle of modern life and experience true west coast hospitality, in our little slice of paradise.
Your hosts - the Monk family (Winston and Bernard, along with their mother and late father "Ham") have been in the hotel business at Paroa for over 50 years. Our unique hotel (built of stone) offers a licensed restaurant, choice of two bars and a bottle store. We also provide superb accommodation in our 12 well-appointed, modern (recently refurbished) motel units. Paroa Hotel/Motel is located on the main highway just 8km south of Greymouth and we are just minutes away from Shantytown, one of the largest and most popular tourist attractions in the South Island. Set in relaxing garden surroundings, we are only a 2 minute stroll from an unspoilt beach. From the beach, Mount Cook can be seen rising out of the sea and our breathtaking sunsets have to be seen to be believed. The West Coast is world renown for scenic attractions which include Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, unique pancake rocks and blowholes of Punakaiki, majestic snow-capped Southern Alps mountain range, rugged Tasman Sea coastline, crystal clear rivers and lakes (well stocked with game fish), and lush green rainforests.
From your room you can relax over looking spectacular views and relax in a place where time has no meaning. At Lake Brunner Resort you are a guaranteed a warm West Coast welcome that perfectly completes its comfortable and modern accommodation. Situated in the centre of the township of Moana, the Lake Brunner Resort offers a range of accommodation options to suit your needs.
Visiting the wild and beautiful West Coast of the South Island is like stepping back to New Zealand the way it used to be... an unspoilt landscape, a slower pace and a welcome that's genuinely warm and heartfelt. At the historic Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth, you get all those things along with the service and comfort you would expect from an international hotel. Situated right in the centre of the town, the Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth is perfectly located for easy access to the West Coast's spectacular scenic attractions, making it ideal accommodation for holiday makers, team building events and conferences alike.
Karamea Village Hotel caters for all budgets including three new self-contained units with full cooking facilities, sleeping six, four and two. There are six quality studio units with ensuites, king, queen, triple and one family unit with disabled person facilities available. All nine units of this West Coast hotel accommodation are serviced daily and provide shower, phone, TV (Sky), electric blankets, heating, fridge and tea and coffee making facilities