Regional Information

The Cosmopolitan Hotel is located in The Buller District at the top of the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island.  Situated in the centre of the town of Westport we are the spot to base yourself for exploring the area.  We are a short walk to all main services in Westport and located directly opposite the historic town clock, Westport I-site and must see Coaltown museum.

There are so many other attractions and activities not to be missed nearby such as The Seal Colony, Underworld Adventures, Outwest Unimog Tours and West Coast Surf all within a 20 minutes drive of The Cosmopolitan Hotel.  We are also only 1 hr from Reefton another great spot for heritage, walks, mountain biking and adventure.

If you are interested in staying a little longer why not explore the heritage of the Denniston Experience en-route to discover beautiful Karamea with its spectacular Oparara Arches, a 1.5hr drive North of Westport. 

With heritage, nature and adventure all on your doorstep The Cosmopolitan is the perfect spot to come back to after an exciting day for a delicious meal and relaxing drink at the bar.   Not to mention a restful night’s sleep followed by a good breakfast the next day to prepare you for your next adventure.  All wrapped up with true kiwi hospitality and friendly service.

We are only a 3hr drive from Nelson and a 4hr drive from Christchurch with two flights daily between Wellington and Westport.

If you are travelling down the Coast we are only 45 mins from the must see Pancake Rocks and Blowholes and Truman Track at Punakaiki and just over an hour to Greymouth.  Being only a 1.5hr drive to Hokitika and 3hrs to Glacier Country we are the perfect place to stop on the way.

Whether we are part of an exciting journey of discovery around New Zealand, a short break or a place to stop and recharge when on the road with work – we welcome all travellers and locals alike to come and enjoy The Cosmopolitan Hotel. 

For more details on things to do near The Cosmopolitan Hotel see www.buller.co.nz