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Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation

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16 Richards Dr, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • 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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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a night here in a campervan and enjoyed it. Clean facilities, very close to the beach and a farm with goats, pigs and llamas which the kids loved (especially Peckles the goat). Glow worm caves are across the road if you feel like sight-seeing after dark. It was just a km into town and the front desk was... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 1 night with my husband in March on a powered site. The pitch I stayed on was right opposite the toilet and kitchen block which were both clean and the showers were hot and free to use. There is a short walk to the beach which is beautiful and around a 15 minute stroll along the... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent two nights. Staff warm & welcoming. Room was a little tired but the beds were comfy. No real view of the ocean and noise from adjoining unit tainted the experience. Only a short walk to very impressive beach with huge rollers pounding in.

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just completed the Wilderness biking trail so felt like a little bit of pampering and this was just the spot. We had a chalet near the ocean with a spa bath to soak away the aches and pains. The unit was roomy, clean and very comfortable.We were able to hear the waves crashing on the beach during the... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property has animals which makes it good for children. The cottage is not new but has the basics. The cottages are made from wood and gives a good feel to the cottage. The beds are heated. There are tea and coffee makers in the room. A common area where you can microwave and use some basic utensils. You're expected... More 

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Christchurch
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a two bedroom chalet, which does not have a sea view, but only a short walk to the entrance to beach. The two bedroom chalets are joined in the middle by a wall, which is definitely not sound proof, as I found out with late arrivals next door at 1am. The stairs to the upstairs bedroom creaked... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Shining Star Beachfront mid December and instantly fell in love with the whole place. There is a small animal farm in the middle with the bungalows dotted around. It was very quiet and peaceful while we were there. We had a bungalow with the sea view and the beach was 50 meters away. The bungalow was... More 

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York Haven, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent our first night in New Zealand in a motel cabin after driving over from Christchurch. We had a great experience and wish we could have had another day to fully enjoy the amenities and see a little more of Hokitika. We arrived a few minutes before sunset and the helpful check-in associate showed us where... More 

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Pittsburgh,Pa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice sized cabin with a comfortable bed and small kitchenette. So nice to be near the beach for sunset and star gazing. The front desk staff was welcoming and good for information We could not see the beach from the deck, but could see the sea at horizon Our only complaint was the very slow and inefficient... More 

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wellington, NZ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I have been meaning to do a review on the Shining star holiday park for ages! I have stayed here 4 times and would stay again without hesitation. The location is super, right slap bang on the beach to watch the most awesome sunsets, 5-10 walk to town and nice comfy cabins. Friend and I camped here they don't allow... More 

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