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“Price gouging at its worst” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Mountain View Accommodation

Mountain View Accommodation
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Mountain View Accommodation
13A Channel Road, Naseby, New Zealand   |  
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“Price gouging at its worst”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Stayed one night in March 2012. Our party of three adults was charged $240 for a cramped converted double garage. It was four star pricing for 1 star accommodation.

Our understanding on booking was that we were getting a self contained 2 bedroom cottage. Reality was that there was no mountain view, just a view of three derelict caravans, and a pile of old junk stacked around the entry (incl a slot machine!).

The bathroom was a toilet with a shower box at one end and a tiny handbasin in the middle. Total floor area 1m square. Above us was the owners home complete with constant foot steps and the muffled noise of the TV. The TV in the unit was an old 14inch with 3 marginal channels.

When we attempted to discuss the price the owner but he refused to even talk about it. A reasonable price for this accommodation was probably closer to $120.

I'm aware the owner has other units and cottages available and we did not see them, but based on our experience I would recommend considerable caution.

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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Mountain View Accommodation

Address: 13A Channel Road, Naseby, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Naseby
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Naseby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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