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The Rocks Chalets

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2086 Takaka Valley Hwy | Tasman, Takaka 7110, New Zealand (Formerly Eatery on the Rock Motel)
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Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location on the edge of Takaka. Our chalets was very clean, spacious and private. The owner was friendly and helpful. It was good to have an easy access wet-floor shower and no steps to enter the chalet. We loved that there was a BBQ all set up to use on the covered porch (even though we didn't use it)... More 

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Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed our place hope to see you back soon More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quality chalet in a peaceful & private setting. You hardly now there are other chalets in the grounds. Very clean & tidy. Lovely host & would definitely return here . Very close to town & all that Takaka has to offer.

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Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

Counting the days to your return Thanks More 

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely place is just on the outskirts of Takaka village. More of a 4 1/2 stars. Hosts were lovely, happy to go above and beyond. A beautiful, and easily accessible, surrounding sites. A sweet setting with birds visiting our patio and country charm. We even saw a hedgehog snuggling through the undergrowth. Glowworms in the cave at the front... More 

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Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments we will take the four and a half stars, we are very lucky to live paradise. More 

San Diego, California
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53 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Just spent one night at the Rocks Chalet. It is just outside of town and is a handy place to stay if you want to explore Golden Bay. Very friendly owner and the room and bathroom are well presented. They can also provide breakfast as well. Overall very happy with our stay.

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Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us to stay with hope to see you back soon More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Very tastefully furnished large room and large bathroom. Air conditioning was a real bonus on the sweltering day we arrived. Just outside Takaka in a beautiful setting of limestone outcrops. Complimentary DVDs. Friendly and helpful kiwi hosts.

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Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you make it back. More 

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47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a few days and the owner had arranged a lovely chalet for us as it was for our honeymoon. The location was good, the chalet was perfect and private and comfortable, and there was a jacuzzi outside with face masks for us too!! We also got some great recommendations on places to eat and walks to... More 

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Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments we hope the rest of your honeymoon went well More 

Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Very friendly, helpful hosts. Quiet and tranquil surroundings. Clean and spacious rooms. A lot to do in the surrounding area especially if you like walks and beautiful beaches and the great outdoors of Golden Bay

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Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

Golden bay is just one of the most beautiful relaxing places in the world we feel so lucky to live here and lucky to meet great people. Thanks for taking the time to review us. More 

Oldmeldrum, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Really enjoyed staying at the Fantail chalet. Owners very helpful and child friendly, interesting location and good fun having a bath by starlight, plus seeing the glow worms in the cave. Surprisingly warm in winter compared to other places we stayed, would recommend Shame restaurant has closed, but they need some time to enjoy Golden Bay too!

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Thank Tim D
Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay in golden bay we live here and have not managed to see everything plenty to return for. I am afraid we closed the restaurant for good but plenty of good eating places some within walking distance. Chris More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

What I really liked about this place was the stand alone rooms and privacy that each offered. I had a very lovely garden off my room and an outside bathtub. The hotel is a little outside of town, but definitely you can easily walk to town if you prefer. The room was really comfortable and spacious. Very modern bathroom and... More 

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Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

We hope to see you back soon the area has a lot to offer for everyone thanks for visiting. More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Just returned from visiting ROCKS CHALETS, Takaka, Excellent experience, superb chalets each with private & tranquil garden settings. Huge bed & bathroom, mini-bar, exceptional comfort. Hosts ran us into town and picked us up so we could have a few drinks. As my wife said: "After this, how are we going to stay in ordinary motels?" Very highly recommended.

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Thank 47niall
Chefie007, Owner at The Rocks Chalets, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we enjoyed having you both as our guests and we are always happy to run people in to town. See you soon More 

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