Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth

32 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth, South Island, 7801, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $77.00
 

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Gold mines, forests, and geological formations

A travel blog entry by australblog on Feb 23, 2014

Well, we didn't really see gold mines, but did visit a gold mining town (Reefton) that was very busy in its heyday, but is now a sleepy town but very nice, with charming people proud of their history.
On the way back to Graymouth, we stopped to see a seal colony, and then a National Park with very interesting rocks, unique to the area. They are …

Pancakes and Gold

A travel blog entry by danielriegel

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... reefs, and was once a focal point for both gold and coal exploration. Today, relics of gold and coal mining are found throughout the area. We even enjoy morning tea as miners once did, in a slab hut.We leave Reefton after lunch and travel through the dramatic gorge of the Buller River and to the scenic west coast. We continue to Tauranga Bay to observe the fur seals, which flourish along the rocky shore. The fur seal ...

Kiwis and a Wish

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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We've lived here for the last six nights in this coastal rainforest because our kiwi hosts have built this bach among the trees and rent it out. Both trim and fit, Brendan & Julie, with their two year daughter Stella and Millie, their avalanche retriever, live during ski season in Wanaka. There they are on ...

It blows!

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

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... for its lighthouse and for rich, black sands, and also for a resident seal colony. We walked around the coast and had a memorable half-hour watching the seals on the rocky outpost. They mainly lay in the sunlight, avoiding the rather rough seas, but the seal pups (and therefore their mothers) were more active, hopping around the rocks and barking. It was great. (Lyns: the seal pups were adorable, just like ...

Heading West

A travel blog entry by anneliam

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... and caught up on their stories of Christmas visits to home and on the progress of the new arrivals in finding work. All very positive there as well. We definitely are sending our best and brightest to work on the reconstruction of Christchurch. A new wave of Irish immigrants to renew the Irish connection to New Zealand. Anyone who has visited here from home must like us have come to realise that the Irish played a big part in the development of this nation because so many ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsKingsgate Hotel Greymouth

    Reviewed by gigerandrea

    Greymouth

    Reviewed Mar 1, 2014
    by (27 reviews) Arnegg , Switzerland Flag of Switzerland

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by australblog

    nice hotel, stingy on wi fi access

    Reviewed Feb 23, 2014
    by (4 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Nice hotel, but watch out for the wi fi fees! Very tricky.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth

    3.00 of 5 stars Good