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Last Resort

Certificate of Excellence
71 Waverley Street | PO Box 42, Karamea, New Zealand
Last Resort
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Rating summary
  • 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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Waikanae, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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Cromwell, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A nice meal of chicken satay. A nice handle of speights to wash it down. 5 dollars for 10gb of data so good to do that. Very limited coverage in this small oasis. The wife had the whitebait fritters as a seafood junkie. never any complaints from her. We stayed in a holiday house but I think this place would... More 

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Karamea, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

***Perfect venue for the perfect day***.. Our special day was complete with this amazing venue at The Last Resort. Ed and Tania (owners) were more than accommodating to my every need and offered help wherever possible. I would Highly recommend The Last Resort to anyone wanting a beautiful setting for any occasion.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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35 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A West Coast classic! The Last Resort is by far the best accommodation for miles around. The buildings are designed and constructed with a great deal of character and work really well. The accommodation facilities are excellent. The cafe restaurant and bar provide excellent food and drink options again at good prices. Ed and Tania and all staff were amazing... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We were part of a group on a motoring tour of the West Coast staying one night. Our room was not what we had expected. A double and two single beds squeezed in, one usable occasional table and one chair, one bedside lamp out of reach and absent for another. The ceiling fan did not work and had not for... More 

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