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Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation

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16 Richards Dr, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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184 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed two nights and found the reception staff very helpful on arrival. The setting is ok but it is not really what we expected as far as the beachfront name suggested. There appeared to be a public car park in front of our apartment which was quite busy especially on Friday afternoon. We left early Saturday morning so we... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the cheapest but excellent quality for the family. Log style cabin right on the beach, with a little farm area with a pig, llamas and sheep. Very clean and well looked after. A short walk into town.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a cabin on the beach for 5 nights and it was extremely comfortable and a beautiful setting. The accommodation is of a very high standard and the staff very helpful. The air conditioning works extremely well. It's a lovely walk in the evening along the beach to watch the sunset. Don't forget the sandfly spray!

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to stay for a stopover, there is not much to do in Hokitika. The apartment is nice, the living room is well equipped and the bedroom is upstairs. The isolation is very poor as the wind is unbelievable loud during the night. I wish they would have more animals because I had high expectations from... More 

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

Thank you for your review. As you can imagine we occasionally lose an animal to nature but we still have Alpaca's, pig's, goat's, chicken's and sheep. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights and it was a great location close to glow worm caves and walkway to the beach. Rooms tidy and clean and foldaway bed waiting for us for our son. Facilities good for basic cooking. Great facilities for families and kids. Even has air conditioning which was amazing relief from the hot days. The beach is a... More 

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

We appreciate you posting your experience of your stay at the Shining Star. Thank You More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our large and beautifully appointed cabin was outstanding. It was fully furnished and fitted out and overlooked the sea. The site which also included a few caravans and tents was immaculately operated. We only stayed for one night, it should have been longer, to take in more of the magnificent walks and beaches in this area along with the little... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed a night in a beachfront cabin. Clean, well appointed, comfy beds, ocean view. We walked into town. Various well tended farm animals on the property - llama, pigs, ducks, chickens. Gorgeous glow worm viewing across the road. Free wi-fi

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in a powered site staying in a camper. The campground is quiet, close to town, opposite a beautiful glowworm grotto, on the beach, (incredible sunsets), farm animals, good Bbq area, clean bathrooms, ample hot water. Powered sites have water supplies. Strong recommend.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the shining Star for 5nights and had a beach front cabin- really lovely and you could here the waves ! The cabin had air conditioning and was serviced every day . It was spotlessly clean . I would definitely stay again

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Good holiday park, we stayed here for one night on a power site. Campground is near town, 3 min drive and in front of the beach. There is a good kitchen wich is clean. The showers and toilets block is pretty small, had too wait for a shower (men's). WiFi is included. Staff was friendly.

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