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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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214 reviews 214 reviews
166 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really lovely. Friendly hosts and is just a few minutes out of town. Surroundings are beautiful. It was raining hard out when we arrived in town and we were allowed a early check in. Room is nice n modern & clean . Shower and bed are nice. No problems at all, though wifi was a bit iffy,... More 

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Thanks for your review Wifi should have been spot on hope to see you back soon More 

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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here, especially that it was convenient to get to the North side of Abel Tasman NP as well as Wharariki Beach and Farewell Spit for hiking. Bed was very comfortable, privacy and glass-fronted room were great. Kitchen area was limited, but the outdoor grill made cooking easy. Takaka is a sweet town to boot.

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

One of the reasons we built here was for the central location to the best that the bay has to offer, thanks for your reveiw we are glad you enjoyed our little spot More 

Canberra
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Torrance, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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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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137 reviews 137 reviews
49 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 March 9, 2015

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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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 March 5, 2015 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 March 2, 2015

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

Paris, France
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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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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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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 

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