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The Rocks Chalets

2086 Takaka Valley Hwy, Takaka, New Zealand (Formerly Eatery on the Rock Motel)
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Takaka
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spacious well appointed chalet set in well established garden. An ideal base to explore Golden Bay. Restaurant on site and close to Takaka. We had 4 very comfortable nights and would be happy to stay again.

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

Thank you for your comments we are very lucky to live in paradise. More

Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we were on holiday and had two meals here,both times the meal was excellent. The staff were very friendly and the setting was really good. I had steak both nights and can't recommend them more highly. We stayed three nights at the Rocks Chalets,they were good, but a few little things needed to be fixed,such as the shower head that... More

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

I am glad you enjoyed your stay and dinners with us and thanks for mentioning the shower head iI am on to it. Chris More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Wonderful meal, many options are catered for, including our grain and dairy free request, beautifully presented, fresh local produce and superbly tasty. I had king prawns in coconut/lime sauce with fresh salad and beautiful root vegetables

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

Thank you for your review of our onsite restaurant we enjoyed looking after you. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Arrived on a dismal evening to cozy warm room, had everything we wanted and needed and was still spacious. Regretfully we didn't eat in the restaurant, but plan to next time. We loved our two night stay and will definately by back in the warmer months.

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

When we stay anywhere we like things warm spacious and comfortable so that's what we try and provide our guests hope to see you back soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

One year on from our original visit we returned to the rocks for a two night stay (part work part play) its great to be able to confirm that the magic is still there . Our wonderful hosts, the soft bed, the lovely warm and well appointed chalet were just as good as last time. We had an extra bonus... More

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

We are glad you enjoyed the magic we are very lucky to enjoy it every day see you back soon More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at The Rocks, the room was spotless and nice and warm too. the surroundings are perfect your close enough to the centre of Takaka but far enough away for it to be nice and quiet too. The owner went out of her way to make it a really nice experience. I definitely recommend this place.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Our original plan was to just pass through Takaka so we only booked one night in the Quail room. When we arrived, the hosts upgraded us to the Kerere room- which was really nice, spacious and warm (once the heat pump had been on for a bit!). The setting of the chalets is stunning- natural rock formations and rolling hills... More

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We are pleased you enjoyed your stay thank you for taking the time to review us hope to see you back soon More

Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I am normally not a person who writes reviews but I do think this establishment just needs to be known to more people in our region. We had a great overnight stay in one of their cosy, clean, quit and very comfortable chalets. We decided to have our evening meal at the restaurant which was the best decision ever! The... More

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

We will try and stop blushing by the time you next visit More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Highly recommend the Pukeko unit at The Rocks Chalets - it's quality accommodation at a reasonable price, very private & quiet. Pat & Chris were very gracious hosts and we enjoyed dining at their restaurant as well. We were very glad we chose to stay & eat here during our first ever visit to Takaka. No hesitation staying here again... More

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

Thank you we try our best to exceed customers expectations hope to see you soon More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

You should not miss the opportunity to stay here if you are visiting Golden Bay. The Chalets are well-positioned on the site and are quite spacious and well-appointed. There are also private patio areas attached to each chalet. The on-site restaurant offers excellent food with a good menu selection, well-served in a friendly atmosphere. The site itself is well maintained... More

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

Thank you for your comments the glow worms will be here for your next visit. More

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Address: 2086 Takaka Valley Hwy, Takaka, New Zealand (Formerly Eatery on the Rock Motel)
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Takaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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Eatery On The Rock Hotel Takaka
The Rocks Chalets Takaka, Golden Bay, New Zealand

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