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Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation

4.5 of 5 16 Richards Dr, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms were pleasant and clean and on the beach. Loved having the BBQ facility to have dinner in. Nice patio to have dinner out. Pull out bed in the lounge for the kids was very comfortable for a 1 night stay. Had to drive to the shops but accomm reasonably priced so that was okay.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night on a powered motorhome site. The site was difficult to manoeuvre our van into (rock either side of site entry) and the ablutions were few in no. and not particularly clean. Beach was close to walk too and a beautiful sunset on the night we were there but this did not make up for... More 

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Sydney
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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long drive from Christchurch, to be greeted by the beachside cabins of Shining Star was a welcome. The cabins are modern and clean and being near the beach, enabled us to go to sleep listening to the rhythm of the waves.

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Charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cottages are in the middle of a small farm, so you get to enjoy some animal life while you are there. Our cabin looked onto the ocean, although the weather prevented us from going out. There is also a glowworm dell across the street, but again, the weather kept us in. So we watched a movie and enjoyed the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for one night as we were commuting through the West Coast. We stayed in one of the spa chalets right in the beach as we opted for the nicer accommodation. PROS 1) Right on the beach. While the high grass on the beach doesn't allow you to get a direct ocean view, the beach... More 

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Southsea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our King Beach-front Chalet was next to the beach and we could walk along the wonderful beach strewn with driftwood into the town centre. The log cabin was roomy, comfortable and clean - one of the best places we stayed in on the South Island.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay about a mile from town and a short walk to the beach. We stayed in a log cabin. Lovely and comfortable and clean, with kitchen area and en-suite bathroom. Comfy bed ... Hubby had best nights sleep so far. There are a few farm animals and play area on dire if you had children to entertain... More 

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ShiningStarHokitika, Owner at Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Re the WIFI, this has been looked into by our supplier and was found to have been affected by a power surge. A new upgraded system is being put in next week. And yes, WIFI will still be Free. Thanks again. More 

Juneau, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was one of the best accommodations we stayed at during our travels around the South Island! Great location to the beach and quick night visit to the glow worms. A few farm animals to visit and view. The cabins were great and comfortable! We had difficulty with the WIFI but who cares, you are on vacation :)

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Preston, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this accommodation six months ago on the web but should have looked more closely at the pictures and not had such high expectations. Beachfront it is only by association as there is a large field between chalets and the beach and you need binoculars to see the sea. The luxury chalet is half a large log cabin. However the... More 

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GEORGIA
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay - we were in a cabin. Lots of room, nice and clean, staff was very accommodting - even loaned us a flashlite to go across the road and see the glow worm grotto! Took a short walk to the beach and watched the sunset over the Tasman Sea, fantastic! Would stay again...

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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 Luxury Hotel in Hokitika
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hokitika
#3 Family Hotel in Hokitika

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