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Last Resort

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71 Waverley Street | PO Box 42, Karamea, New Zealand
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Hokitika, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying in Karamea over Waitangi weekend. We had coffee each morning at the Last Resort. The cofffee was delicious and we also enjoyed vegetarian frittata and custard squares. We spent time enjoying our coffee on the deck with a gentle breeze moving through the Nikau palms. Ed came and said hi and we caught up... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great spot to relax in Karamea at a reasonable cost. Rooms big and well appointed. Plenty of food options available and the meals excellent at again very reasonable cost. The staff and hosts are very accomodating and nothing is a problem. Fully recommend staying here as a gateway to stunning Karamea and/or a relaxing do nothing break.

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Bath, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal spot for visiting all the places of interest around Karamea. The various walks and places of interest make Karamea well worth a visit. The walks around Oparara are tough but well worth the effort. Chasm Creek, Charming Creek, the Mokihinui river and of course the limestone arches (Maria and Oparara) are all worth seeing. All very tranquil and unspoiled.

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Thank WidcombeWanderer
Sydney
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28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a three-bedroom cottage,so we had privacy and loads of space. It was very clean and had been recently renovated. It conveniently has a restaurant on site which serves meals all day. Close to the end/beginning of the Heaphy Track.

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Thank annarosabaker
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to stay near the estuary and river.Karamea offers great walks and and oppurtinies to visit the honeycomb caves.This was a great adventure with a guide booked from the tourist office. Hospitality was excellent and our room very bright and well equipped.

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Thank 661pal
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a week in October for our honeymoon. As we love to walk this was central to the area where we wanted to be. Accommodation is good, clean and tidy and we were even given a bottle of wine and chocolates on arrival in our room..thank you so much for these, lovely surprise. Food... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the end of the earth well not quite as far as you can go but the end of civilisation at the top of the west coast South Island that’s for sure! The Last Resort is well looked after & enthusiastically providing great food at sensible prices and great portions with a variety of different styles of accommodation by the... More 

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Tania T, Owner at Last Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards Tania More 

Timaru, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped off at 11.30 and waitress allowed us to order lunch even though we were supposed to wait until 12. Even gave us free WIFI access. Spent an hour there, really just escaping from the rain, but didn't feel rushed at all. Comfortable surroundings, good fish n chips and excellent Whitebait

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Raleigh, NC
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 days at the Last Resort in Karamea as part of a bike tour. The hotel itself is fine, the restaurant is average. Our room was spacious enough. For dinner, we ordered chicken satay, which ended being fried cutlets with a peanut gravy. Our other entree was a vegetarian dish that was overcooked. For breakfast, we could tell... More 

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Thank claude_monnier
Tania T, Owner at Last Resort, responded to this review

Sorry you felt this way, but thank you for your feed back. Our scrambled eggs are made with only the freshest of eggs. More 

Adelaide Central
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at the Last Resort, Karamea, in a studio ensuite rooms. There is a variety of accommodation options in this business. The studio ensuite rooms are basic wallpaper, and fittings (nothing fancy), it had all we wanted. The rooms were very large. When I had teething problems with the common washing machine, the host was very helpful... More 

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