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Tasman Bay B&B

54 Wharf Road | Riwaka R.D.3 Motueka, Riwaka 7198, New Zealand
Tasman Bay B&B

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Returning back to the area where I grew up for the first time in 15 years with my Wife who'd never been there before from our home in central Queensland in Oz. We were looking for somewhere quite in comfortable in the heart of Riwaka from where we would take day trips ranging as far as Nelson to the east... More 

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Tucson,AZ
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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I have stayed in many many B&B's in my years of travel to over 20 countries and this place easily ranks in my top 3. John and Pauline were incredibly friendly hosts in a beautiful modern home. Very serene location right on the waterfront with nice sitting area outside of the room (which also allows direct access to the room... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed in many places over our travels, and Tasman Bay B&B stood out far above the rest. The accommodation was great all round; nicely decorated, clean and homely, with the shared living space a nice addition. The breakfast was the best continental we've had, and the views from the front of the house were stunning. Pauline and John were... More 

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tennis32, Owner at Tasman Bay B&B, responded to this review

Just wanted you to know how much we appreciated your amazing review for Tasman Bay B&B. We loved having you here for your four night stay and missed you when you left. You chose some great activities to do in the Abel Tasman and we were only too happy to help with arranging some of these. I did admire your... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Pauline & John at Tasman Bay B&B are just fantastic hosts. Nothing is too much trouble and they are full of good advice and sterling recommendations. The accommodation is lovely, clean, and very very comfortable. And the breakfasts were magnificent. Everything about our stay with Pauline & John was great. Even our two children felt welcomed, and like it was... More 

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tennis32, Owner at Tasman Bay B&B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review you posted, we really did appreciate it! We enjoyed having you and your family stay with us - such a well traveled family and so enthusiastic to enjoy what the Abel Tasman had to offer. It was our pleasure to help you all with ideas and suggestions regarding our region, we love living... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed as a group of 3 in 2 rooms (both with lovely en suites) in March. The hosts were charming, welcoming and very helpful in sorting out our stay and activities. Breakfast each morning was lovely. Highly recommended as a lovely place to stay near Abel Tasman.

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london
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Stayed with Pauline & John for two nights in February. Couldn't have been made to feel more welcome. Gorgeous house & location. Excellent advice on boat trips along the Abel Tasman coastline resulting in one of my favourite days in NZ. Delicious breakfasts too.

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tennis32, Owner at Tasman Bay B&B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review you have posted - such nice comments and we really do appreciate it! We loved having you both here, I know there will be hundreds and hundreds of photos for you to go through now you are home, I do hope the morning sunrise photo you took here on the Wharf at Tasman... More 

Germany
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We have spent 3 wonderful nights and days at Pauline and Johns B&B. It was like coming home because we felt welcome from the first moment. Our room and especially the big bathroom were amazing and the private terrace made it perfect. Every morning started with a fantastic breakfast of homemade muesli, muffins etc. The location of the B&B ist... More 

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tennis32, Owner at Tasman Bay B&B, responded to this review

Wow! You two are just amazing to take the time out and post such a lovely review for Tasman Bay B&B! Thanks so much we really do appreciate it. We really enjoyed having you two to stay with us, it was such a happy time and we're pleased y to have been able help you arrange your Abel Tasman adventure.... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Pauline and John were so welcoming from the moment we arrived at their amazing B&B. My wife and I immediately felt comfortable in their house and like we were staying with friends. The B&B has spectacular views out to sea from the outdoor seating area and is an ideal place to stay for exploring the Abel Tasman area. The rooms... More 

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tennis32, Owner at Tasman Bay B&B, responded to this review

So nice of you to post such a wonderful review for Tasman Bay B&B! Thank you so much, very much appreciated folks. We did enjoy having you both to stay and you and were so impressed when you took the challenge of the sky dive trip and your enthusiasm to enjoy what the Abel Tasman National Park has to offer.... More 

Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Pauline and John are excellent hosts and their custom built bed and breakfast is a 'cut above the rest'. There is nothing that could be added to their beautiful home or to their understanding of their guests needs to make every stay here a Great Experience. So close to the beautiful Abel Tasman Park and overlooking the estuary, photo opportunities... More 

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tennis32, Owner at Tasman Bay B&B, responded to this review

Hi folks, thanks so much for your wonderful review, your comments were very generous. We really did enjoy having you both to stay.......it just wasn't long enough! We were happy you had such a nice trip to the Abel Tasman National Park, its a very popular walk and water taxi trip. We enjoyed chatting at breakfast time with you too.... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Thanks to Pauline & John we've had a wonderful time in Abel Tasman region. Everything was just perfect : excellent and quiet location, pretty house, very clean, with a cosy bedroom including private terrace and a beautiful bathroom with large shower and relaxing spa-bath... This is just the equipment! From a human point of view, Pauline & John are just... More 

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