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14 Harvey Road, Motueka RD2, Marahau, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed there for two nights, before we went to the abel tasman and when we came back. It wasn't high season so the campground wasn't really crowded, there weren't many people at all. Besides the one busgroup at our second stay, but they were nice and not too many. The kitchen is nice. The tv-room is great, nice couches... More

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Trier, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a special winter deal cabin for $45 for 2. As we arrived in the Barn it was sunny and warm but during the night it was really cold outside. But this was not really a problem. Not at all! Our cabin was new and pretty good isolated and they provided 2 hot water bottles for the night. All... More

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Geraldine, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow this place is amazing. Right at the beginning of the track with amazing views out over the Bay. A real special piece of NZ. Pete, Donna, Lo and Milan have put so much work and effort into transforming this backpackers and camping ground. There is accommodation for all levels of traveler and plenty of it. All new and beautifully... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
30 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the setting of The Barn is beautiful and its location ideal for exploring Abel Tasman National Park. You can see the beach from the camp grounds (and possibly your room, if you have a good view), and it's a very short walk until your on the Abel Tasman Coast Track to Anchorage. The "cabin," however, is little larger than... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We really loved this place! Stayed here after finishing the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. It is not even a 2 minute walk from the end/beginning of the track. So the location is just awesome! And you ve got a really nice view around the place! Don't think we ever took a shower with a view like we had there! Just... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed here as part of my tour around the south island on the stray bus, one of the best hostels we stayed in due to the fact we didn't have bunk beds, everyone had their own single bed with lovely comfy duvets. The kitchen was lovely and cosy. The only downside was that the toilets and showers were quite... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Set in a beautiful location this place is how every hostel / budget accommodation should model their business Warm friendly welcome on arrival, practically brand new rooms with feather duvets which were much appreciated in the winter! Great powerful warm showers TV room with wide range of movies and board games I was their with Big mixed group/tour and everyone... More

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Good modern accommodation blocks laid out in separate cabins - some private, some dorms. Comfy single beds (no bunks!) but we found the dorms a bit sparse - lack of shelving/hooks, only a couple of electric sockets, one small wall-heater and seemingly a complete lack of insulation! It was very cold overnight! The place seems more geared towards the good... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

the barn was a stunning experience for me. The surrounding is fantastic, close to the beach and close to the hiking track. The staff was very helpful and awnsered all my questions and wonderings. they have everything you need for a great time in abel tasman, it was a blast!

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Siena, Toscana, Italy
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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed here with my mom and sister, we opted to stay in the shared tents, but they also offer bunkhouse accommodation and spots to pitch your own tent. Catering to low-budget travelers, it's a no-frills place, with a friendly laid-back atmosphere. The main bunkhouse also has a communal kitchen and bathroom facilities, and is a great place to meet... More

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Address: 14 Harvey Road, Motueka RD2, Marahau, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Marahau
Also Known As:
The Barn Marahau, Nelson-Tasman

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