The Alpine Rose Motel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Alpine Rose Motel Greymouth
Motel was good to stay at. We were only in transit really, as many probably are, but served us well. It looked like it had been recently modernised or had been very well maintained - possibly both!
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Grey by name grey by weather rain today hale stones not gone far chill day
Today was the first of our long drives, from Christchurch right across to the other side of the island to Greymouth. We had breakfast and then set off across the Canterbury plains on the Great Alpine Highway (Highway 73), where we saw our first sheep of the trip. And cows. Lots of cows.
The Southern Alps appear ahead of us on the road, …
... vehicles had gone off the side and plummeted through the trees which lay broken beneath. The best advise was not to look down or ponder on this for too long !We stopped of at Ross to see the reconstructed old town that had innovated gold mining in NZ. This was where NZs largest gold nugget was unearthed called Honorable Roddy (2.27kg). It was gifted to King George V and remains on show in Buckingham Palace after being made into a tea set!A lot of the ...
... was here that we were convinced to get in the free stretched hummer to the blue ice bar. Baring in mind the size of the town, it was literally a 2 minute walk away. After sprucing up a bit, we donned are best (and only) pair of trainers and a waterproof and met our ride. This is possibly going to go down as one of the funniest moments of my life to date. 13 of us piled in to this hummer in all kinds of completely inappropriate clothing ranging ...
... The tiny trail uphill into the rainforest leads us to a shack. I go very quiet; John finds some useful epithets. Otherwise, neither of us is speaking. Thankfully, that is the shed and a short distance afterward is a most charming hillside rainforest retreat. Our host is a tiny cheerful woman, with large open eyes and a train engineer’s cap – she is holding snippers that she is using to cut back the ...