Located in Paparoa National Park just 1,000 feet from the magnificent Pancake Rocks and Blowholes, the beachfront The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki offers comfortable, environmentally friendly accommodations with rainforest and ocean views. Guests receive unlimited free WiFi during their stay

Walking and cycling abound with remote and spectacular access to the wilderness of the Paparoa National Park – NZ’s Newest Great Walk.

Rooms at Resort Punakaiki are decorated in warm colors and feature large windows. Each includes a tea/coffee maker and a refrigerator.

Laundry facilities are available for guest use. A variety of activities are available near the hotel, including guided walks, river kayaking and horse trekking.

The Ocean View Retreat Restaurant & Club Bar overlooks the beach and feature floor-to-ceiling windows. The Ocean View Retreat Restaurant & Club Bar is open for breakfast and dinner.

Greymouth is about 28 mi from the hotel. Free off-street parking is provided.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 11, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Pakiroa Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1,850 feet from property
  • Punakaiki Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    3,300 feet from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi, do you require Vaccination Passports? Thank you.
    Good evening Thank you for your enquiry, we no longer require vaccination passports. Kind regards Front Desk
    Answered on May 23, 2022
  • Is there a voucher available for the king suite ,,and approximate price for a booking for one night in March/April
    Kia Ora, Thank you for getting in touch. Yes, we can provide you with a voucher for our Ocean View Retreat. Please kindly email your request to stay@...
    Answered on December 30, 2021
  • Do you have any rooms with queen beds?
    Hi, thanks for your enquiry! We have a couple of bedding options for our standard rooms- Queen Queen (2 X Queen Beds) or Queen Single (1X Queen & 1X S...
    Answered on January 28, 2021
  • Hi, we are a family of 4 and can easily fit in the room with 2 double beds. Can we take just 1 standard room instead of 2?
    Good morning Thank you for enquiry and yes this is fine to book one standard room.
    Answered on September 22, 2020
  • Do you allow pets
    Greetings, Thank you for your enquiry and I am pleased to advise that we can accommodate your pets. There will be an extra fee of $45.00.
    Answered on June 16, 2022
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    Jacob's Grill Restaurant

    Food: Seafood, International, Grill/BBQ

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
NZD 15 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 1.5% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Housekeeping service is offered daily.

Jacob's Grill Restaurant : Closed from Wed, Jan 12, 2022 until Wed, Jan 26, 2022

Bar is closed from Wed, Jan 12, 2022 until Wed, Jan 26, 2022

FAQs about The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki

  • Room options at The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki include:

    • Suite
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double
    • Double

  • The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki is 0.9 miles from the center of Punakaiki.

  • Check-in at The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Bike tours
    • Beach

  • The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki has 1 restaurant:

    • Jacob's Grill Restaurant

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki.

  • The prices at The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, The Ocean View Retreat Punakaiki is popular with guests booking family stays.