Directly opposite the finish of the Westland Wilderness Cycle Trail and offering motorbike and cycle storage and lock up is, The Pioneer Hotel - Budget Accommodation with "Beers, Beds & Bar Meals" Tucked away on it's "own little corner of the world", with the rugged beauty of the Hokitika River a few steps away and on a crisp clear day unsurpassed views of the majestic Southern Alps and Mount Cook, sits The Pioneer Hotel - Hokitika's true "West Coast Pub".Being first registered in 1866, The Pioneer Hotel is one of the oldest Pubs still in operation in Hokitika. Your hosts Deb and John Englefield are passionate about retaining the charm and warmth of old-fashioned hospitality and are proud to be known by the locals, as a true example of a "good old West Coast Pub"With the modernised Bars and Restaurants 5 minutes walk away, the Pub is a perfect alternative to relax and "make yourself at home"We look forward to welcoming you to Hokitika's true "West Coast Pub" on its own little corner of the world.
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