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Last Resort

Certificate of Excellence
71 Waverley Street | PO Box 42, Karamea, New Zealand
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Nelson, New Zealand
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A warm welcome from Tania on arrival set the theme for our 1 night stay. Our room was just as pictured on the website, bright & clean. The friendly bar and café staff added to the enjoyment of a lovely meal. We will be back!

Thank Annie908
Brisbane, Australia
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85 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Character, charm and efficient characterises the Last Resort. This establishment has great character brought about by the wood finish and the charm of underlying Asian influence in its design. The room was adequate and clean with the bathroom adequately supplied. Onsite restaurant is advantage considering the service limitations associated with this location. Power supply to the room is limited as... More 

Thank Waddles54
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94 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We stayed here the night before mountain biking the Heaphy Track. Great place to relax pre ride. Our room with basic but clean and comfortable with ensuite and served its purpose. We ate in the restaurant and while the service was a little slow, it was only because they were so busy and we were acknowledged with a smile and... More 

Thank Jedsmom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Almost as far as you can go in NZ & we were able to enjoy very comfortable accommodation with personal attention by our hosts ensuring we had access to everything we needed. Spent a day walking in the beautiful Oparara Valley & returned to enjoy a beautifully cooked restaurant meal along with other travellers plus locals. A great atmosphere.

Thank SueSmithNelson
Mapua, New Zealand
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108 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

My husband and I visited this restaurant/bar after a walk into Heaphy Track. The coffee was great and the food yummy. The service was friendly and helpful and we'll definitely return and stay in the hotel next time we visit Heaphy Track. The mosaic pathway entrance and stained glass windows are a nice touch too.

Thank ReneeClothier
Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We stayed here for night after finishing the Heaphy Track on Mountain bikes. It was great to find such a friendly place to recover and rehydrate after our strenuous ride. The bar was small but well stocked (at least when we arrived). The restaurant had an excellent menu including, of course, whitebait fritters. The studio rooms are large and have... More 

Thank johnascroft
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The friendly staff made us very welcome at the Last Resort. Our room was clean, tidy and comfortable. The evening meals at the restaurant were huge and value for money. One morning we had a traditional West Coast rain storm which took out the power to the whole town, within 20 minutes the generator had been connected and the café... More 

Thank Pauline G
Wellington, New Zealand
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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We had expected the Last Resort to be rustic and it was but we loved every minute of our stay there. My husband enjoyed many a whitebait fritter; the fritters had much more whitebait than egg which sent him into raptures. The evening meals served at the resort were very tasty and mostly enjoyable. I had salmon one night and... More 

Thank Chris S
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We didn't stay here but enjoyed a breakfast here. The staff were welcoming and friendly. Menu choices weren't extensive but there were enough options to satisfy. I had scrambled eggs on toasted sour dough - delicious. The big breakfast was as the name describes - BIG! The other choice we had was the continental which covered the necessary bases -... More 

Thank Kate W
Cambridge, New Zealand
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421 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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

Thank Janr20
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