Phone: +64 3 415 8592
Freephone: 0800 320 242


Welcome to Catlins Gateway Motels

Welcome to the Catlins Gateway Motels, the ideal place to relax and enjoy your Catlins experience. Situated in Owaka, on the Southern Scenic Route, we offer friendly southern hospitality in a quiet country setting and provide the perfect base for you to explore the spectacular scenery and natural wildlife of the Catlins Coast.

We offer spacious, comfortable accommodation with a choice of 8 ground-floor self-contained units. All units include kitchen facilities, a dining area, lounge, and bathroom. There is electric heating in all units, free WiFi and off-street parking. Wheelchair accessible units are also available. We are within easy walking distance of the town centre and all services, including the Information Centre, museum, cafés, hotel, garage and shops.

Just 1 hour's drive from Dunedin airport and 2 hours from Invercargill, the Catlins Gateway Motels is your perfect place to stay.

Facilities we provide

  • Self-contained units
  • Fully equipped kitchens with complimentary tea, coffee and milk
  • Serviced daily
  • Smokefree
  • TV
  • Electric wall heating
  • Electric blankets
  • Free WiFi
  • Guest laundry washer/dryer
  • Hairdryers available
  • Off-street parking
  • Wheelchair accessible units