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Owen River Motel - Accessible Accommodation

Our Owen River Motel units were newly built in January 2003 and offer comfortable, quiet, economical accommodation with all the modern conveniences to satisfy your needs.

Owen River Motel with Mount Murchison in the BackgroundThere is plenty of parking on the property for cars, vans and buses.  The very large parking area makes Owen River Tavern and Motel an ideal rest stop for drivers of large commercial vehicles.

Available year round, we have 6 studio units complete with a bedroom, kitchenette and en suite bathroom.  You can choose a super king-size bed or share a twin single king-size bed all supplied with nice clean white sheets, pillows, duvets and electric blankets.  Extra bedding is also available.

These units are furnished with a fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, hot water jug/kettle, television with Freeview TV, an internet plug-in point, wireless internet access, telephone, alarm clock and heater.  A washing machine, laundry tub and dryer are available on site, for your convenience.

Owen River Motel KitchenetteThe kitchenette includes:

  • Fridge / Freezer
  • Hot Water Jug / Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Basics
  • Tea, Coffee supplied
  • Kitchen Linen

Owen River MotelsThe en suite bathroom is wheelchair accessible, has heated towel rail for those soft towels, and soap, shampoo and conditioner are all included.

Near the motel, an excellent outdoor seating area with barbecue, picnic tables and chairs invites you to sit for a spell, relax and take in some wonderful sights.

Owen River Motel Outdoor Picnic Area
The area is a hub of outdoor activities including great tramping, cycling, white water rafting, kayaking, caving, fishing and hunting.

An excellent put-in or take-out boat ramp on the Buller River is located on site, great for boating, fishing and white water activities.

The scenery of the New Zealand bush is amazingly beautiful at this spot, next to the Kahurangi National Park. The pub's attractive garden pathway opens up to a small easy-to-climb hill with a fantastic view of the surrounding sights.

Owen River Landscape


Studio Unit: NZ$135 / 2 persons per night.
Extra person NZ$35.

Bed & Breakfast: NZ$185 / 2 persons per night.

Children under 12 years of age can usually be accommodated by prior arrangement.

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Deposit and Cancellation Policy

Owen River MotelsYou can secure a reservation by providing us with a 25% deposit. We accept Visa and MasterCard. Owen River Tavern and Motel is a small business and cancellations affect us greatly.

If your reservation is cancelled within 30 Days of arrival, there will be a 25% charge of the accommodation.

Within 14 Days of arrival, there will be a charge of 50%
Within   7 Days of arrival, there will be a charge of 75%
Within 24 hours of arrival, there will be a charge of 100%

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