Coastal Motor Lodge
Across State Highway 25 from Kuranui Bay beach, this relaxed motel in north Thames lies a 12-minute walk from the Butterfly and Orchid Garden, and 2 km from the Goldmine Experience.
Modern studios and 1-bedroom suites provide free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and kitchenettes, as well as balconies with bay views. Modest 1- and 2-bedroom cottages have full kitchens and garden views. Room service and in-room breakfast are available; there's no air-conditioning.
The motel has a guest laundry, a garden and a BBQ area with views over the bay, plus complimentary parking.