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14 Harvey Road, Motueka RD2, Marahau, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Siena, Toscana, Italy
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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place by accident and totally loved it. Within walking distance to the start of the Able Tasman great walk and the beach. Reasonably priced, great service and family friendly. We almost changed plans so we could return for a second night. Highly recommended.

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Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We stayed at The Barn for 3 nights and could easily have stayed longer. It is right next to the entrance to Abel Tasman National Park and the friendly, helpful staff booked kayak and water taxi trips for us. The layout is superb - lots of options from tents to dorms to cabins. We stayed in a sparkling clean new... More

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Arrowtown, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Convenient for the location. Accommodation was ok. We had a little cabin that had a gorgeous view. However it is just a tin cabin with no insulation and can be pretty cold, hence why you get two large blankets. New toilet blocks were great. Nice to have a hot, good pressured shower after a long hike. Didn't find the staff... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Average welcome and check in. good enough twin cabin with extra duvet and hot water bottle with clean sheets. Had a fanastic view of the park and sea. Brand new toilets and showers block. The showers were great. I think the barn inside kitchen could do with an upgrade and maybe a few more tables but the fireplace was super... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

stayed here for 2 nights and wished we had more time, stayed in a basic double cabin, nothing spectacular apart from the views over the ocean, but the facilities were top notch. a new shower block and a quirky barn (guessing the original accom) with a decent kitchen, bbq are and tv room (there is no reason to use this,... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I got in after reception had closed, looked for a staff member for a few minutes, did not find one then figured I would pay in the morning. The next day I woke up and the owner had taken my bicycle as opposed to waking me up and asking for money. I put on a smile and walked towards the... More

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Taupo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I first visited The Barn over 4 years ago and even then the surroundings and atmosphere blew me away . This time I find that new Managers Donna and Pete have truly made this place their own .... 2 of the most laid back, lovely and downright awesome people I have had the pleasure of meeting- it feels like someone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Two days ago a group of friends and I stayed at The Barn in Marahau. We found the managers, Donna and Pete to be outstanding hosts in every respect. The Barn is very professionally run and Donna and Pete made sure all our specific needs were catered for. The Barns location to the Abel Tasman National Park coupled with the... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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77 reviews 77 reviews
46 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We wanted to stay as close as possible to the start of the Abel Tasman track - this was our only reason for booking! On arrival it was full of coach loads of tourists - which took over the kitchen area during the evening. We went to a nearby burger van instead, which was recommended by reception as the best... More

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Address: 14 Harvey Road, Motueka RD2, Marahau, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Marahau
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