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501 Curio Bay Road, RD 1, Tokanui, New Zealand
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Curio Bay Boutique Accommodation
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Tokanui
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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40 hotel reviews
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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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West Sussex
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464 reviews 464 reviews
75 hotel reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This was an overnight on our way to Dunedin and we were lucky to arrive early afternoon and have time to explore. Location on the beach is just perfect and the bach is well appointed with a super bed, great sofa and even a washing machine and dryer. We walked on the beach and were almost alone, and then made... More

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

There are a few options when staying with these hosts - Curio Cottage, two Boutique Studios and the Beachhouse Apartment. We chose the latter which is attached to the owners home and in October 2013 it cost $180 per night. Nick and Dani have a working farm and may not always be around however details of key collection, etc are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We loved this place so much we decided to stay an extra night. The apartment is great. Spacious, fantastic views, and really well appointed. Sunrises in the morning from the enormous bed, dolphins in the bay, sea lions and seals close by, and yellow-eyed penguins all made for a great break. When we weren't scanning for wildlife we really enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We watched a storm blowing whilst tucked up in the massive bed in this cottage and felt really cosy. The location is great, you could stare out to the sea for ages and it feels quite remote which is great if you want to relax and unwind. The lack of wifi and a TV was exactly what we needed. We... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This place is amazing! This was our second visit to the Curio Bay Boutique Accommodation and it was even more spectacular than the last time. This time we had South African friends with us who were 'blown away' by the place. We were particularly grateful for the wonderfully comfortable bed and the cottages are well equipped. Dani & Nick are... More

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Seattle, WA
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17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed in the beachfront apartment attached to the owner's home. There's a private entrance, and inside all the furnishings are top-notch and clean. The bed is extremely comfortable. We cooked and enjoyed our own dinner the one night we were there, and enjoyed the mini kitchen very much. Although there is no TV or Internet coverage, there's music available... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night on a tour of Otago and Southland. We stayed in the studio Accomodation that was attached the owners house. We received a lovely warm welcome from Dani on arrival and was then left to our own devices. The studio was perfect for what we needed. The view onto the beach was stunning at sunset and sunrise.... More

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

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