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Beach front accommodation at Papatowai

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4.0 of 5 stars
Very good
4 reviews
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Tironui apartment bedroom 1
Tironui apartment kitchenette
Tironui apartment dining/living area
Tironui apartment, view from the beachfront
Kereru cabin bed
Kereru cabin kitchenette/living area
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Papatowai, Otago Region, South Island
Self-catering accommodation at Papatowai in the heart of the Catlins right at the sea side with views to the sea and easy access to the sandy beach, estuary and native forest walks. Unit one (Kereru cabin) is a studio unit set up as a double or as two singles. Unit two (Tironui) is a two bedroomed flat with one double bed and two singles.
About the owner, Fergus S
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 8 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2010
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN3913182 by: FlipKey
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4 of 5 stars Very good - based on 4 reviews
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English first
Dunedin, New Zealand
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87 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 for a stay in January 2013
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Stayed for three days at the end of January 2013. The location was excellent (a short walk to the beach) and the view was good, although the roof obstructed much of it from one window when seated. The kitchen and associated kit was as expected in this sort of place, but the fridge lacked an ice box which was a... more

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Thank you for your review, you will be pleased to know that we have replaced the bed. more

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20 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 for a stay in December 2012

We stayed in the 2br upstairs unit at Papatowai for 4 nights in December 2012. The accommodation was comfortable. The dining area is very small (there is a microwave but no oven) and the unit has no lounge/living area. However the unit is in a wonderful spot overlooking the estuary and ocean, with direct access down a track to the... more

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The Catlins is a great place for those who like nature and easily accessible beaches, forests and rare wildlife. We love to share these things with guests on our tours.... more

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Nieuwerkerk aan den Ijssel, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

Easy to find accomodation, in quiet village, with a very small shop. Buy food at a bigger village if you don't like surprises. Beautiful view, no need for a television. Seperate bedrooms, good kitchen. Very clean, so enjoy. more

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We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at "Tironui". Thanks for taking the time to post a review more

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  • Balcony
  • Boat Available
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
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