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Golden Bay Motel

132 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Havelock, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside looks a tad dated, however was pleasantly surprised! Very spacious and clean. Lovely garden/lawn area outside, also loved the cat, soo smooch! Lady owner/host was absolutey lovely. Overall a pleasure to stay here, I would recommend it!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel doesn't look much from the outside but as you go in you are in for a surprise. The rooms are massive! Beautiful garden at the back, lovely view. The bathroom is not much to be honest but the shower has hot water and its spacious enough. Very clean place! Very good! The owners were absolute sweethearts too. We... More 

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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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75 hotel reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The rooms here are large and spacious. With 4 single beds, a large couch, a big TV/common room, and a full kitchen, it is very comfortable. Plus, the old innkeeper was very nice, friendly, personable and full of helpful information.

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Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in this motel. The motel unit was very roomy and clean with comfortable beds. However this accommodation is definitely past it's use by date. The carpet on the floor is smudged and worn and so are the curtains. The bathroom is really old and the kitchen would not be out of place on a camp... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It's always hard finding a place that will take our small dog, and we drove past Golden Bay Motel at first, because from the street it looked a bit old and tired. However, a lady at Takaka's Tourist Information Office recommended it.....and how right she was. The owners are friendly and welcoming, and the motel unit turned out to be... More 

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NZ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

A nice quiet clean motel within walking distance to town .Very nice helpful owners . Looks out onto a peaceful garden setting . Had everything that was required in the kitchen including a full sized fridge . Would not hesitate to come back .

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Nelson, New Zealand
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

A quiet motel in Takaka with a beautiful garden off the patio. We returned here because we liked it very much last time we stayed here. The kitchen is a real kitchen, with everything you need and a full sized fridge....great for a family. We were in the two bedroom unit so the parents got a bit of quiet space... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Arrived at the Motel Easter holidays. Had been promised a room suitable for 3 adults. The room was small & the bedroom was little more than a cubicle in the room with a metre gap around the top of the walls. Ventilation I presume. We left & found suitable rooms elsewhere. We telephoned & advised that we would not need... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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29 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

I booked a night here at the last minute in the Easter Holidays, on the way to a tent site elsewhere in golden bay. I must admit there was not much choice and I was looking for a good price. I found that...a reasonable priced motel. But I was very pleased with the lovely facilities. The living area looks out... More 

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wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We where very impressed with this motel, The ownwers , Helen and husband were a very friendly,helpful and cheerful couple t and they also had a friendly cat called MoJo. The untit was extremley clean in fact the cleanest i have ever been in and we have travelled a lot I would recommend staying there if in Takaka, Julie and... More 

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