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Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation

4.5 of 5 16 Richards Dr, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at a powered site. The staff were friendly and the facilities clean. There was a short walk from our site to the driftwood beach. The tyre swing was a hit with the kids but there was no trampoline as advertised on there website at the time I booked. Also there was an animal farm but this was fenced... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were pleasantly surprised by the shinning star log cabins. Perfect location for the beach and a few minutes drive in to Hokitika. We had a two bedroom cabin with the bedrooms being on the first floor and the living accommodation and lounge kitchen on the ground floor. Nice quiet spot with nice views of the sites small animal enclosures.... More 

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Leighton Buzzard
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This independent campsite was one the best we stayed at for quality in all aspects. The showers, kitchen and other facilities first class as was the warm welcome. Close to town and to the beach. It was also cheaper than some of the chains such as Top Ten.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In his book, The Ultimate New Zealand Travel Guide 2014 (which is worth buying), Ron Laughlin opines that Shining Star is one of the best in the country, so we had very high expectations of this holiday park. We stayed two nights on a powered site and it failed to impress. Don't get me wrong, it is good park on... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

close to the beach and glow worm dell. We enjoy the night that we stayed there. Watch the sunset on the beach, and went to the glow worm dell after dark. The shared kitchen is a little busy, but clean.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a variety of accommodation at Shining Star, we had a Beachfront villa, which is one half of a building. It was very spacious, with no building between us and the beach (just a small field). There was no view of the beach from the terrace, but it was a lovely spot to sit outside, listening to the roar... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely self contained cabin. So clean! Lady on the front desk so friendly and helpful. Complimentary Tea and coffee and milk as well. Lovely place to stay and so close to the beach! Highly recommend.

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19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night at this motel. Very good size room, with all cooking utensils supplied. We cook our meal in the motel room. It was a great evening, watching the sunset, seeping a glass of wine, enjoying a medium raw steak on the porch. From my room, it cannot see the beach, although it was very close by, only a... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though the beach front cabins were sold out (they looked wonderful), we thoroughly enjoyed our little cabin overlooking the property. Just a short walk down to a huge beautiful beach that is a joy to take a long walk on, this property is in a perfect little location just on the edge of town. The log cabin had everything you... More 

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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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70 hotel reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tent sites were not overly large, nor did they have a lot of privacy, but there weren't many tenters while we stayed here, so everything was fine. The bathroom facilities were immaculate: clean, well-maintained and new-looking. The common area and kitchen facilities were great! There was a large, central, open-air spot (had a roof overhead) with a number of... More 

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Address: 16 Richards Dr, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation 4.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Shining Star Beachfront Hotel Hokitika
Best Western Hokitika
Hokitika Best Western
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Hokitika
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hokitika
#2 Family Hotel in Hokitika
#2 Luxury Hotel in Hokitika

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