If you're looking for classy, upmarket accommodations in Westport, stop now - you won't find any. You will, however, find one or two smart, moderately priced options that are bound to bring a satisfied smile to your face. Campers can head for Westport Holiday Park & Motels, 31-37 Domett St. (www.westportholidaypark.co.nz; tel. 03/789-7043), which has motel rooms, cabins, tent and caravan sites, and bunk rooms in a native bush setting. Motel units range from NZ$115 to NZ$150, cabins NZ$60 to NZ$95 and tent and powered sites from NZ$30 to NZ$38. Chelsea Gateway Motor Lodge ★, 330 Palmerston St. (www.chelseagateway.co.nz; tel. 0800/660-033 in NZ, or 03/789-6835; fax 03/789-6379), is clean, comfortable, and reasonably priced with 20 one-, two-, and three-bedroom units for NZ$135 to NZ$245. It also has a Qualmark Enviro-Silver rating. River View Lodge, State Highway 6, Buller Gorge Rd., Westport (www.rurallodge.co.nz; tel. 0800/184-656 in NZ, or 03/789-6037), has four en-suite B&B rooms for NZ$225. Closed in July.

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