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Seal Colony Top 10 Holiday Park

Certificate of Excellence
57 Marine Parade | Carters Beach, Westport, New Zealand
Seal Colony Top 10 Holiday Park

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed her for 2 nights in a cabin and it was fabulous. Nice and clean, lots of blankets, friendly and knowledgeable staff, well stocked clean kitchen. We really enjoyed our stay. Right across the road from the beach and a short drive away from the Cape Foulwind lighthouse and seal colony

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Chrissy A, Owner at Seal Colony Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the stay at our Holiday Park and our well equipt kitchen. Hopeful all guest are able to cook up a gourment delight, for us to smell, and wish we could enjoy too! Our staff love their roles here, and are always more than willing to help any guest were possible. We look forward to your... More 

Ballina
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92 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Stayed one night in cabin accommodation. Fairly basic but comfortable. Reasonable facilities. Helpful staff, especially as I had booked wrong night. Manager also helpful by contacting next night's accommodation to change our booking.

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Chrissy A, Owner at Seal Colony Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are happy that Carl was able to ring around all of your forward booking to re book your stays. Our Self-Contained Cabins are at the top end of the three different cabins available in the park. These do have a shower toilet, kitchen, and all beds made up with nice bedding. We are installing LED 42" TV's in the... More 

Toowoomba, Australia
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76 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night on our travels around the South Island in September 2014. Park was large with plenty of grassy sites - it wasn't very busy that particular night. Bathroom facilities & kitchen were modern & clean. Westport itself didn't seem to offer anything of interest & park was out of town, so it was purely a stopover.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Room was very inexpensive for two but left a little to be desired in the comfy department, toilet access was through my friends room and hand basin was in the bedroom and the TV was so small you couldn't actually read the writing on it but we were only there one night and it had what we needed.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Excellent site with large pitches. Very clean facilities. The staff were very helpful and gave us lots of info about the local area. Really near the very beautiful beach, just had to walk across the road.

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Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

After booking on line I realised I should have done more home work. The motorcycle group I belong to again chose to try and use Top 10 Holiday Parks on our recent trip, this proved to be a decision which restricted our evening entertainment with Seal Colony park being some 15kms out of Westport (my fault entirely), with the choice... More 

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Chrissy A, Owner at Seal Colony Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed our park. And yes we are the beach, but we are only 4.2Km from the centre of Westport (5 mins drive). We do have a local Resturant |Bar| Takeways|Bakery, 400 mtrs from the Park. Our park is out of the township, which is a nic quiet spot, with a lovely swimming beach close by. More 

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stayed only one night in our motor home but were made very welcome by Chrissie who was very helpful and informative. Site was well maintained and spotlessly clean and we had a peaceful spacious plot. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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St. Brelade, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Whenever I visit the west coast I always stay here whether it's just for a night or for a few days, The staff are always helpful and friendly and there's always is quite spacious so you don't feel cramped and the facilities are all kept very clean but compared to a few other holiday parks I've visited they do look... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We only stayed one night but were impressed with the place .. Our cabin basic and clean. Close to all amenities which were well lit and a delight to use, .. Beach across the road .. Would love to return some time soon.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Superb location, friendly welcome, clean and well organised facilities. Best place we've camped for a long time! Will recommend and hopefully be back. We came for the Buller Marathon but there is plenty to do in this area.

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