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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
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had a wonderful night at Ratanui Lodge. Room number 10 is a must especially for the size of the bed. The service was superb, cocktails yummy and dinner divine. I would not hesitate in recommending this place. The only fault was we didn't stay longer.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had cocktails and dinner here one night during our stay in Golden Bay. The service from Steve was superb - professional but relaxed, the food was delicious, and there was a great ambience, all making for a superb evening. Would thoroughly recommend and look forward to a return visit whenever we're next in Golden Bay.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had a lovey weekend in the lodge the rooms are large, comfortable, warm and very well appointed , Steve and Pete have very good taste and nothing is too much trouble we even took our lovely lemon desserts to our room so we could watch the Rugby ! I highly recommended a stay here if your down this way... More

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Auckland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Pete and Steve have a fantastic lodge in Pohara. They are fantastic hosts who made sure we were well taken care of with great food, comfortable lodgings and transport when required. Nothing seemed too much trouble and I highly recommend the cocktails!!! We went in winter and it was a great location to rejuvenate after hiking the northern part of... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Ratanui Lodge is in Pohara, which in summer is a busy resort. In winter with no crowds you get to see its real charm. The Lodge rooms are lovely. I haven't had as good a night's sleep for years. Pete and Steve look after you very well with the cocktail service, and the evening meal is was good too. It's... 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 Lodge Pohara, New Zealand - Golden Bay

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