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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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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Takaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Canberra
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Private and very comfortable with only a ten minute walk into the Takkaka twonship; this is a property worth staying at! Great level of customer service combined with a convenient location makes this a best case choice.

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

Thank you for your review hope to see you back soon. More 

Torrance, California
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights in this very nice place. Our detached chalet was large and comfortable and well integrated into the environment. A good breakfast was brought to our chalet and we ate out on the porch of the chalet. The restaurant associated with the Chalets is excellent. The location is a perfect base for some excellent hikes on the... More 

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

We are glad you enjoyed our place and the bay hope you get back soon you have a lot more walks to choose from. More 

London, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
49 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rocks Chalets are pleasantly situated on the edge of Takaka. The individual chalets are set in a boulder strewn area and are very private from each other. The rooms are well equipped and furnished. We had a really good night's sleep as the chalets are away from the main road and other noise. Excellent base for exploring the wonderful... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to reveiw our place. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good base for exploring Golden Bay just outside Takaka. Large individual chalets set well apart in amongst the rock formations typical of the area. Nicely done and sympathetic to the environment. Ours (703, Pukeko) was in a little dip with no outlook, though this would only detract if you were planning to spend lots of time hanging out at... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to reveiw us since your stay we have trimmed down the bannana palms to create a litters more light we personally like the view and the privacy. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our two night stay was really enjoyable The chalet complete with bath on the patio was well equipped and comfortable. Breakfast brought to our room was a treat. The food in the restaurant was extremely good with an excellent range of wines by the glass. The staff were very attentive and friendly and we'll certainly be back next year.

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We are glad you enjoyed our place and hope to see you back soon thanks for taking the time to reveiw us More 

Kenilworth Warwickshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The accommodation is good and roomy. There is a nice bathroom with shower and all other necessary facilities. Our chalet had an outside bath to sit in under the stars! We used the BBQ for 2 of our 3 nights and ate on our patio including having breakfast there too. The small garden around our chalet was secluded and attractive.... More 

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

We were looking for an invite to the BBQ next time maybe thanks for the review More 

Paris, France
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been looking forward to our stay at The Rocks Chalets only to discover that I had booked for March instead of February and the chalets were fully booked. The owners immediately suggested a good alternative in Takaka. We returned that night and enjoyed a lovely meal at the Rocks restaurant. We had an absolutely delicious Kervella goat cheese... More 

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

We look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

All rooms are small private (and very secluded) huts, nestled within a wonderful setting of rocks and plants. Sitting in the outdoor bathtub (which our room had) is a great relaxing experience, and the restaurant offers great food as well. Very clean, with friendly owners and free wifi. Only minor negative I could find is that our room was a... More 

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

We are glad you liked our place our units are primarily designed for couples but you will be glad to know we are opening at least one maybe two family units soon. More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great location, interesting gardens and has it's own Restaurant. The rooms are big and clean and each has its own private veranda onto the garden. Walking distance to Takaka village where there are shops and cafes, restaurants. A great place to stay in a handy central spot to visit all the other fantastic places in Golden Bay.

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

We are glad you enjoyed our garden as well as the local attractions More 

Oxford
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Stayed here for Christmas and loved it. Really nice rooms with plenty of space between each and lovely owners. Each has its own private BBQ which we made full use of. No cooking facilities in the room but scrambled eggs taste just as good when done on a BBQ so it was no problem to us. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend... More 

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

If you are ever looking for a chefs job give me a call every thing you cooked smelt great, thanks for your review. More 

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