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Last Resort

71 Waverley Street | PO Box 42, Karamea, New Zealand
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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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Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a weekend at The Last Resort. Clean, warm and comfortable accommodation. Bathroom was huge and included a bath, nice for a soak in after tramping the Heaphy. Kitchen was small but well equipped. Excellent food at the restaurant, good size portions and good value. Coffee was good, but very slow to be served. Loads of car parking. Very friendly... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We arrived at the Last Resort For an overnight stay. Our first impression was that is was a little run down, our room was quite dark and not as comfortable as we had envisaged, from their website. However the hosts were friendly and the main dining room and bar was a nice space. In a compendium in our room it... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stayed here by chance as we were stranded in bad weather after walking the heaphy track and unable to fly back to Nelson. We had a room with 5 single beds and it was cozy and clean. The staff here are amazing. I was even able to use the phone at reception to make a cell phone call to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Staying at the Last Resort was a dream for about 5 years since it had been promoted in the AA Magazine. We liked the play on words and also wanted to see where the Heaphy Track started from the West Coast end. Health problems postponed getting there but eventually got there in June this year. Being winter there was maintenance... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We only stayed one night but did enjoy the stay. Our room was a two bedroom unit, double bed in one room,another double bed in another, single bed in the lounge. Bathroom had a shower,bath,single vanity and wall hung toilet. This bathroom would have to be the biggest bathroom in NZ. It was the size of a bedroom. Kitchen area... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had planned to stay in Westport and travel into Karamea for the day and are so pleased we made the choice to stay at The Last Resort. Very warm comfortable ensuite studio room. The owners were extremely hospitable and the service was exceptional. We really enjoyed an evening drinking by the fire and the dining experience was awesome. Wholesome... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Actually its been awhile since we stayed at the Last resort (it was our honeymoon :) Like the majority of the people that visit this place, we also a stayed couple of nights before and after the heaphy track. On the first night we were surprised to see the chocolate & strawberry & wine waiting for us as a welcome... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We ended up in Last Resort as a true last resort because there was a mix up with our hostel booking up the road and after leaving the rude owner there we came to this place. The staff were so lovely and we immediately felt like it was meant to be. The rooms are clean, simple but everything you need.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
37 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

OK, this is not one of my normal reviews. We were stranded in Karamea by the ferocious storms that ravaged the West Coast during Easte,r 2014. My wife and I were unable to stay at the hotel where we had booked a room as the staff were unable to get into the township when all the roads were blocked by... More 

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Glen Innes, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

and its little wonder when you have the likes of Ed and Tania running the show along with their brilliant staff, they do everything with seemingly effortless ease, nothing is a problem. The Last Resort is one of the best establishments l have had the pleasure of staying in, full stop. The conviviality starts at Ed's Bar and spreads its... More 

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Address: 71 Waverley Street | PO Box 42, Karamea, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Karamea
Number of rooms: 211

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