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Ocean View Chalets

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305 Sandy Bay Marahau Road | Marahau, Marahau 7197, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful self contained cabin, the kitchen was perfect for our needs, the bedroom perfectly formed and the living area lovely ...we had amazing views and just can't rate this place highly enough!

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear Nil0227, Thank you very much for you fantastic review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you back here some day. Kind regards, Chris, Robert and the team at the Abel Tasman Ocean View Chalets More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed in the Ocean View Chalets for two nights. The chalet was very comfortable and had a stunning view over the bay. The chalet had everything we needed and was nice and clean with a good bed. Loved staying here. The Abel Tasman NP was wonderful. We booked the watertaxi and got picked up at the reception. We walked... More 

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear Mery K, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am pleased that you enjoyed you time in the Abel Tasman National Park and your stay with us. We wish you all the best and look forward to seeing you some time in the future. Kind regards, Chris, Robert and the team at the Ocean... More 

Pasadena, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Family owned business and they give you the extra effort. All of the rooms have great views looking out over the bay. Beautiful part of the South Island to visit. Rooms are large and most have kitchens. Perfect place to stay!

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear Kenny360, Thank for such a fantastic review. I am pleased you and your wife had such a great stay with us. We wish you and your family all the best and hope to see you back here some day. Kind regards, Chris, Robert and the team at the Ocean View Chalets More 

Ghent, Belgium
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We tried to check in early, but our bungalow wasn't ready. We could store our luggage at reception (although that meant just putting it there in plain sight), so we were off exploring the surroundings till late in the afternoon. When we returned, we were shown to our bungalow that was close to reception. It was small, but nice. The... More 

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear Tamara V, Thank you for your review. I am sorry you did not find the coffee and tea making facilities in our studio rooms to your liking. All of our one bedroom chalets come with full kitchens. I hope you enjoyed your stay with us nonetheless. Kind regards and all the best, Chris, Robert and the Team at the... More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

An excellent welcome from the family run operation on arrival was followed by a discussion on what we had in mind for the next few days. Trips were then booked for us by the owner, who led us through the various options. A water taxi up the coast, for us to walk back, and a kayak day in the Abel... More 

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear Canar1, Thank you for your great review. I am pleased you managed to make the most of your stay here with us and enjoyed the views. If you have any suggestions on how we could improve our breakfast and lunches we would be happy to hear them. Kind regards and all the best, Chris, Robert and the team at... More 

Grants Pass, Oregon
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were two couples who decided to share a two bedroom, two bath chalet. Incredible view of the ocean, very nicely furnished chalet. The price was right. The breakfast was more than we thought it was gonna be .... delicious! The kitchenette had a dishwasher, microwave and there were laundry facilities available. The owners were very helpful in offering suggestions... More 

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear frequent_traveler29, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It is always great to hear back from happy guests. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back here some day soon. All the best, Chris, Robert and the team at the Abel Tasman Ocean View Chalets More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We were two couples in a fantastic self-catering 2 bedroom unit. --Large deck with tables and chairs where we ate two meals with great view of over the Bay. --Nice sized unit with two nice sized bedrooms with their own baths. Another person could of stayed in the living room. --Peaceful--Marahau is a quaint small kickoff point for traveling into... More 

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear clarkelovetotravel, Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your trip in the Abel Tasman National Park. And you Fat Tui Burgers :) All the best and we look forward to seeing you again some day, Robert, Chris and the rest of the team at the Abel Tasman Ocean View Chalets More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The gorgeous Abel Tasman was one of the highlights of our New Zealand trip, and there's really no place closer and better to stay at than Ocean View Chalets. Well priced, perched on a small hillside and thereby overlooking a beautiful azure sea in the distance, 6-8 mins away from the park's entrance by foot and 3 mins away from... More 

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear billiejeann, Thank you for such a positive review. I am thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and your time in the Abel Tasman National Park. Onetahuti really is an amazing beach - as are they all. Kind regards and we hope to see you back here some day, Chris, Robert and the team at the Ocean View Chalets More 

Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for several days while doing day hikes in Abel Tasman. The location was ideal being walking distance to the start of the Abel Tasman track. The chalet's were cozy but comfortable. Using the kitchenette and grill provided we did our own cooking on several evenings. The service was friendly and efficient. And yes, the... More 

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear JohnRofAZ, Thank you for you review. We aim to provide a high service to all of our guests and I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. You are right, the higher you go, the steeper the climb :) All of our rooms are located to maximise the views so even the lower rooms have stunning ocean views.... More 

England
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stayed here for just two nights in January 2015 as part of our trip around New Zealand. We did not want to leave! A fantastic setting within a few hundred metres of the Able Tasman trail. We had a one bedroom chalet overlooking the ocean. It was exceptionally well equipped for self catering and very comfortable. We especially like... More 

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Ocean View Chalets, responded to this review

Dear viejoEngland, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. It is always a pleasure to hear back from people, especially when they have enjoyed their stay so much. We wish you all the best and hope to see you again some day. Kind regards, Chris and the team at the Ocean View Chalets More 

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