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Curio Bay Boutique Accommodation

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501 Curio Bay Road, RD 1, Tokanui, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
47 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a mixed bag - Fabulous and disappointing. On balance it is very good but what a shame that with a little love it could have been fabulous. So many things about this place reflects money and but lack of humanity. The views are 'to die for' ! One can watch the dolphins at play in the surf from the... More 

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Konigswinter, Germany
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45 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location ======= With direct access to the beach at Porpoise Bay. You can watch Hector's dolphins from the bed or sofa (we saw them lots of times on every day). About 1 min drive from the parking lot of Curio Bay/Fossil Beach where you can observe yellow eyed penguins. Little blue penguins live around the property, but unfortunately we have... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to get off the beaten path on our New Zealand trip and heard about Curio Bay. Thanks to this site, we learned about this accommodation option and now want to help spread the word. We stayed in one of the studios and it was fantastic. The studio is well equipped and luxurious, especially for beach accomodations. The view... More 

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San Francisco
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the apartment attached to the hosts' house for one night and had a wonderful experience (several of them, actually)! I was hospitably welcomed by the whole family at one point or another and charmed by their efforts to suckle a young calf that wasn't being sufficiently fed by it's mother. Because I went straight out to Curio... More 

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75 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stayed for one night in an apartment. The good : amazing sea view, amenities of high standard (bed, bath, ...), nice little touches - e.g coffee grinder. Less good : room could have better heating (there is only a radiator which wasn't able to warm it enough even when turned to maximum). You should also know this is the 'side... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed in one of the duplex units for 2 nights. Beware, food and other staple items are pretty limited close by so plan accordingly. We were on the beach both days at sunrise, and not another person. Walked to the bluff overlooking the crashing waves. Saw a little sea lion up close and personal. Go at dawn to see... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was our second stay (the other was in 2007, we found our comments in the visitors book) and very enjoyable. You can't really get much closer to the beach than this and with little blue penguins nesting under the front and rear decks nature is pretty close too. The bed is huge (super king I think) and the shower... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We spent two amazing nights in one of the boutique studios right on the beach. Since it was the middle of winter there was barely anyone else around anywhere in the Catlins, which made it all the more lovely. I could have taken that bed home. It's enormous, and made from old railway sleepers. We made some yummy meals in... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We travelled from Dunedin for the weekend to south of South Island. We had little time to explore but found this wonderful accommodation for one night facing the beach and sea with only sand dunes in between. Great place; highly recommended. It's dark at night and quite apart from the sea and the yellow eyed penguins at Curio Bay are... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Really beautiful place, we stay at beachhouse apartment. Acces by next to the family (that live next to you) garage not bad but not the best of the appartment. The appartment is totally independent from the main house. Only a room with bathroom, but both are really big, modern and with all amenities. There are a small cooking area, open... More 

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Address: 501 Curio Bay Road, RD 1, Tokanui, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Tokanui
Number of rooms: 222
Also Known As:
Curio Bay Boutique Hotel Tokanui
Curio Bay Boutique Accommodation Tokanui, Southland Region, New Zealand

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