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Pounawea Waterfront Motels

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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Flat-screen TV
Fridge, microwave, stovetop, coffee/tea maker
Fridge, microwave, stovetop, coffee/tea maker

Overview of Pounawea Waterfront Motels

Entire apartment

Pounawea Waterfront Motels

3.5 star property
Owaka riverfront apartment with kitchen
9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

24 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Lounge area
43 Park Lane, Pounawea, Owaka, 9585
Main amenities
  • 2 smoke-free apartments
  • Laundry service
  • Picnic area
Feel at home
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Living room
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area


  • Catlins Cafe - 5 min drive
  • The Bake House - 6 min drive
  • Lumber Jack Cafe & Restaurant - 6 min drive
  • Lumberjack - 6 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Pounawea Waterfront Motels

Enjoy your visit to Owaka with a stay at this apartment. You'll have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. A kitchen, a flat-screen TV and a fridge are other features. The helpful staff and overall comfort get good marks from fellow travellers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 5 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 20
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests must contact the property for check-in information
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 20


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Free cot/infant bed


  • Fridge
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Free toiletries

Living spaces

  • Living room


  • Flat-screen TV

Outdoor areas

  • Picnic area


  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • No lifts
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board
  • No housekeeping

Location highlights

  • On the river

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • 2 rooms

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
WiFi is limited to 250 MB per guestroom, per day. A surcharge applies for additional usage.

Also known as

Pounawea Waterfront Motels Owaka
Pounawea Waterfront Motels Apartment
Pounawea Waterfront Motels Apartment Owaka

Frequently asked questions

Does Pounawea Waterfront Motels offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Pounawea Waterfront Motels does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Pounawea Waterfront Motels?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at this apartment?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at this apartment?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at this apartment?
You can check in from 2 PM - 5 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Pounawea Waterfront Motels and nearby?
Pounawea Waterfront Motels has a picnic area.
Does Pounawea Waterfront Motels have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchen, which also includes a coffee maker, cookware and a fridge.
What's the area around Pounawea Waterfront Motels like?
Pounawea Waterfront Motels is located by the river. Popular attractions include Kaka Point Beach, which is 18 minutes away by car.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

Loved the view, how quiet it is but close to Owaka with its cafes and 4 square, also how central it was for attractions.
Daryl, 3-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

What an absolute wee gem of a motel! Everything you need, nothing you don’t, beautifully clean and THAT VIEW!!! Highly recommend, we loved our stay here.
Felicity and Tim, 2-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely stay and highly recommended!
Lovely and peaceful stay at Pounawea waterfront motel! Communication with property manager was excellent with contactless checkin and the place itself has plenty of room! Would stay again and maybe stay longer as it is truly a pleasant location.
1-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Its closeness to the water and the huge windows looking out to the sea. It was a great place to stay overnight during our first visit to the Catlins.
Garth, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Ian, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Awesome view, great location and well set up motel unit
2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

J N, 2-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We only stayed for a couple of nights, but wished we could have stayed longer. The motel was great, very comfortable, great facilities, beautiful sea view
Yvonne, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely sea views and short walk through the bush nearby.
1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review