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Ratanui Lodge

4.0 of 5 818 Abel Tasman Dr, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We initially chose this accommodation for its central location to explore Able Tasman National Park but end up enjoying it in its own right. After a long drive we arrived mid-afternoon to be met by our host Steve and a lovely pot of tea and cookies. There are 10 rooms each individually furnished to a high standard. On our first... More

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Brisbane
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34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment of our arrival to the last minute of our departure we luxuriated. This is a seriously special place, created with the greatest care and attention right down to every last little detail. Set back from the roadside amidst a beautiful garden this place is gorgeous. Each room is differently and luxuriously furnished in period style, and our... More

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Lincoln
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21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival we were greeted by Steve who couldn't do enough for us. We had a very early start one morning (5 am, ugh) and Steve ensured a more than adequate continental breakfast with our choice of cereals was delivered to the room the evening before. The outside of the Lodge looks modern but each room is full of period... More

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I had our pre-honeymoon honeymoon at Ratanui. Steve and Pete made us feel so much at home. We totally relaxed, took it easy and were able to re-charge our batteries prior to the week ahead. Thanks guys. The food and bubbles, conversation and hospitality brought us back down to earth. We will be back for sure. Thanks... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us have just completed the totally beautiful three day walk thru the Abel Tasman National Park - which by itself blew us all away, but having finished we got picked up by Pete - and from the start we felt pampered.. from the thoughtfully provided bottles of cold ginger beer (after our long plod) to the beautifully exquisite... More

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we thought we should pop down from Wellington for a weekend. The BEST service, pre dinner Margaritas, breakfast and whiskeys. Rooms immaculate. Quiet and restful. Did the Abel Tasman on Friday and then the gold mining walk on the Saturday both fantastic. We will be back!!

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want to experience a most wonderful place to stay try Ratanui Lodge. Everything was perfect. The important small things matter at Ratanui Lodge, from being given a sun hat to wear while having a pre dinner drink in the courtyard garden to ensuring that dietary requirements are taken care of. This has to be one of NZs best... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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28 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This was our third visit to Ratanui unfortunately. I say unfortunately because I wish we had been more! Ratanui is hands-down our favourite getaway. It is pure luxury. We love that Steve and Pete personalise the service and make you feel genuinely at home. They made our honeymoon very special with lots of unexpected extras. We happened to be there... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

WOW! Sometimes you find yourself in a situation or place that really impresses & you want everyone to enjoy what you have, on the other hand if everyone goes we may not be able to get a booking because they are too busy!! Now that's a dilemma! What to do, what to do? Ratanui Lodge; discrete, tasteful, spotlessly clean, excellent... More

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A truly wonderful place to escape to for a week-end - popped over for a week-end from Nelson and very special, room and chattels exquisite. Service top, Steve such a great natural host with genuine warmth and interest. Had a wonderful meal on the Saturday night - incredible and yep those cocktails hit the spot. If you are looking for... More

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Address: 818 Abel Tasman Dr, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ratanui Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Ratanui Hotel Pohara
Ratanui Lodge Pohara, New Zealand - Golden Bay

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