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Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Marahau Beach, Marahau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great stay here. The room (actually apartment) was great, and extremely well equipped. We received some great advice regarding what to do in the Abel Tasman park. Highly recommended. It's a pity wed only a few days there...

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Fantastic location and great accommodation. We stayed for 4 days and loved every minute of it. The owners are very welcoming and so helpful from the minute you arrive - finding out what you enjoy & giving plenty of suggestions for getting the most out of the area for the time you are there; and happy to book everything for... More

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Robon, Owner at Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review . Always great to have lovely guests & to get to know them. We do try to help guests chose the trips that will suit them best & make their stay in the Abel Tasman one they will remember. Hopefully you will return & see more of this beautiful area one day. We have had a... More

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13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

This motel is situated close to the entrance to the Abel Tasman National Park and so is an excellent base for all the park activities . We were in a studio room which was very clean and comfortable. There are no cooking facilities in the room but there is a very well equipped communal kitchen close by. As in all... More

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Robon, Owner at Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review. Unfortunately we had just had our first rain in many months so we did have sandfly's around the National Park. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday Regards Robyn & Don More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Very pleased with Marahau Lodge for the one night we had there. Marahau is well situated for access to the Abel Tasman track and water taxis. Don is very helpful and gave some great advice. Well equipped, quiet, clean, tastefully decorated units.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is one of the few and good lodge I came across during my 2 weeks of travelling the top of the South Island. Marahau lodge appears to quite new and up-to-date with its rooms. the location is ok, 10 mins from the centre (Marahau is a very small place). my only caution about Marahau (not the hotel itself): there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

You go to Marahau because you want to walk the trails in Abel Tasman park - anything from a 4 day tramp to a quick ride in a water taxi to be dropped off at Bark Bay, perhaps, followed by a walk back the 12km to Anchorage where the water taxi collects you. It is all beautiful walking with a... More

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Robon, Owner at Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the beauty of the National Park - we enjoyed having you stay here. We agree the Fat Tui does have great takeaways ! More

London, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Marahau lodge was simple but lovely accomodation at its best. Perfect location so close to the park, spotlessly clean rooms with everything you needed to cook for yourselves. Great recommendations for what to do and where to eat - fat tui and hooked were both excellent. The one night we cooked in we were given green beans from the garden... More

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Robon, Owner at Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. The staff take great pride in their cleaning - thrilled to get comments like this from guests. Yes we have had a lot of beans , fruit etc to give guests this season ! Hope we see you again Regards Robyn & Don More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Really nice lodges right at the entrance of the Abel Tasman national park. Walking distance to the park, beach and several cafes and restaurants. The owner were always available and very helpful. Very clean rooms and communal kitchen. Rooms are basic but have everything you need, even a TV. Will be going back there.

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Robon, Owner at Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay. This has been a season of guests returning - some yearly which is always nice for us to catch up with. A beautiful part of New Zealand. Regards Robyn & Don More

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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Very nice location for access to the South end of Abel Tasman Park. The grounds are spacious and well kept. Our room was pretty much standard motel but clean and comfortable. Our room was as quiet as our neighbors which worked out for us. There is a small kitchenette in the room but there is a much larger communal kitchen... More

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17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Beginning with a warm welcome from Don, our arrival "at the top of the south" couldn't have been nicer. They even stock ice for us Americans (seems we're the only nationality that loves ice) and condiments in the communal kitchen. We had a lovely view from our patio of a horse-farm complete with geese and a donkey, with mountains behind... More

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Robon, Owner at Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. So many guests thank us as they leave but always nice to have it in writing. Good to know you got home safely & hope you may return here one day - regards Robyn & Don More

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Address: Marahau Beach, Marahau, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Marahau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge 4.5*
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