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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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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I just finished at 15 day jaunt through New Zealand and spent 3 days at the Ratanui Lodge in Pohara. This leg of the trip was meant specifically to see the Abel Tasman and this gem of a hotel sits right on the western edge of the park. Pohara is a sleeply little town and about an... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
20 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When deciding where to stay to visit Abel Tasman NP there was options on the east entrance. I decided to visit via the northern entrance. I'm so glad I did. This is such a pretty town and a beautiful lodge. Steve and the staff made you feel welcome from the moment you entered the front door. The room were immaculate.... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our other visits to NZ we had missed out on a visit to Golden Bay so this time decided to "go over the hill" and fill in the missing piece. We were not disappointed. After searching TA we settled on Ratanui Lodge in Pohara for our three day visit - what a great place! We were welcomed by Steve... More 

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Takaka, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic Rooms, Meals,Service Been here more than once, the only place to stay in Golden Bay. We have had many occasions here and every one of them has been exceptional.The staff are always very welcoming some are awesome. The meals are always beautifully presented and delicious. The room we stayed in was just lovely even after 20 odd years of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had 3 wonderful days and nights here with Steve as its awesome host. The room was extremely comfortable with a luxurious king size bed. The ensuite was modern with a twist of the 'olde world' as was the room and entire lodge. We ate every night here because the food and service was outstanding. A 3 course pre- set... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up at the Ratanui Lodge while travelling around the top of the South Island. We called in at the end of a long drive on the off chance they had a room and lucky for us they did. We were warmly welcomed by Steve and very pleasantly surprised by the quality and comfort of the room......it had the... More 

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Oldham, Lancashire
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The warmest of welcomes awaits you. Tea and cake were brought to our room, following our long journey, and we had a handwritten card welcoming us. Our hosts were really friendly, and helpful, offering to two book trips for us. The room was exquisitely decorated, and furnished, with a comfy bed and lovely bathroom. The room was light, and airy,... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

From the minute you arrive at this fabulous hotel, you are made to feel like the only people around by Steve. Tea coffee and chocolate cake arrived at our door following a long journey. The rooms are beautifully decorated, food is first class, and the service is second to none. This was, without doubt, the best hotel we stayed in.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
48 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This hotel is situated in the beginning of Golden Bay. Our room and bathroom are spacious, stylish decorated and clean. There is a table and 2 chairs outside the room overlooking a small garden. Steve is very friendly and helpful. Service is excellent. The beautiful beach is just across the road. There is also a restaurant/cafe next to the Lodge.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We chose this hotel for a one night stopover whilst en route to Abel Tasman national park. Situated in the very small area of Pohara and opposite a quaint little beach, is the Ratunai hotel. Upon arrival we were greeted with a manicured garden, pool and outdoor seating area. Marcus, our host for the evening was so welcoming and warm... 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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