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Last Resort

Certificate of Excellence
71 Waverley Street | PO Box 42, Karamea, New Zealand
Last Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

West Coast New Zealand has some hidden gems for accommodation and this is one of them. Good location. Friendly staff. Nice tidy rooms. Welcome sight after finishing Heaphy Track. Heaps of options for food and more recreational activities. Tip - book early. Best option for Karamea

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We didn't stay at the resort but we eat here one evening. The restaurant is simple and the service good. the food is outstanding. We probably had the best fish and chips we've ever tasted, such a delicious, light, melt-in-your-mouth batter, good qualit white glistening fish, good chips. Dessert was wonderful too, I think it was a sticky fig pudding!... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We mountain biked the Heaphy and we stayed here for 2 nights. Wow we were so impressed as we felt like we were in the middle of nowhere but we could not fault one thing. The restaurant was well set out, the food was exceptional and it is a long time since we have seen waiting staff at a restaurant... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We booked into the Last Resort sight unseen with no preconceptions and had a wonderful experience. We stayed 3 nights in the end extending our stay one night and it was all about the hosts, Ed and Tarn along with the entourage of locals who kept popping in and making you feel welcome. We left feeling as if we had... More 

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Waikanae, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We did not stay here (but wish we had chosen it). We visited for a meal and coffees/drinks. We found the hosts extremely friendly & helpful and the food and service very good. The facilities were very clean and while we were there it was cold and they had two woodburner fires operating in the restaurant and bar areas which... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Went for a bike ride with 5 of my pommy mates? sorry 4 poms and a scot!, we had pre-booked the accommodation and were not disappointed. Upon arrival we were greeted by Ed the owner, Ed and Tania were fantastic hosts, we had dinner and breakfast the next day, both meals were fantastic. The rooms were clean comfortable and tidy.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great food, friendly helpful staff, and we got a lot more space than we needed by getting a cottage. I rated it a 3 because it was pretty basic and there were sand flies and bugs to content with, but it was an interesting place and I'd stay there again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I worried when we checked in that the room might be a bit noisy - Room 5, facing the road and the cafe, but, as Eddie promised, it was quiet as! The beds were super and the shower was excellent - loads of hot water, really appreciated after walking the Heaphy Track. We ate in the cafe at night -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed for two nights in a basic room. Had to share bathroon and toilets but not too much of an issue. Run by a very nice couple who were very hospitable. Nice bar where both locals and travelers mix and exchange knowledge. Place is nicely set out with a relaxed kind of exotic feel. Only negative was bed was too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Spacious modern rooms, extremely helpful staff, especially when I left an expensive pair of binoculars there and they swiftly arranged for them to catch me up in Westport. wish I could have stayed longer.

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