Sophistication surrounded by nature
With stunning views of the wild West Coast and a convenient location to explore natural wonders, the Scenic Hotel Punakaiki is a perfect choice for a nature lover's ideal escape.
Seemingly in the centre of all the excitement, this tidy hotel is in walking distance to the Paparoa Track, New Zealand's 10th Great Walk, and the remarkable Pancake rocks and blowholes walk. If you want to go the distance - why not rent some ebikes from the reception?
You'll want for nothing within the hotel, as it features a wonderful dining experience of local foods and flavours with a contemporary and fresh selection of New Zealand cuisine.
Relax, unwind, and explore
At the Scenic Hotel Punakaiki, you'll find everything you could possibly want for a perfect stay.
With large luxurious rooms leading on to the beach and deluxe Ocean View suites looking out over the Tasman Sea, you don't need to stray far from your room to enjoy spectacular scenery.
And with an in-house restaurant and ocean view bar, picnic tables on the beach, and Punakaiki's very own lagoon just outside your doorstep, you won't need to go anywhere else.
- Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
- Laundry facilities
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Room Service
- Free Parking
- Laundry Facilities
- Pet Friendly
Free and secure internet is provided throughout the hotel.
On the beach dining – enjoy a range of delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options.
How to find Scenic Hotel Punakaiki
4237 State Highway 6, Punakaiki 7873
West Coast Train
Travelling to the West Coast by train couldn't be easier or more beautiful than aboard the TranzAlpine.
Weaving through the peaks of the Southern Alps, the TranzAlpine Christchurch to Greymouth train ranks among the best scenic train journeys in the world.
From Greymouth, you can simply rent a car or campervan and explore Franz Josef and the West Coast at your leisure. Alternatively, you can book one of our short breaks or tours and let us take care of everything for you.
Getting to Punakaiki
Experience the stunning scenery that this hotel boasts when joining us aboard our trains, packages, and tours.
Discover the West Coast
From idyllic lakes to geological wonders, discover why New Zealand's West Coast is such a spectacular place to visit: