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Last Resort

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71 Waverley Street | PO Box 42, Karamea, New Zealand
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Westport, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drive from Westport to Karamea was just stunning 👌🏻Lunch was Devine .Friendly staff and awesome service.This place has a tropical feeling ,which always reminds me of my home #Fiji . I would go there again and again💯 Love the WestCoast NZ 🙏🏻

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Tania T, Owner at Last Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, glad you enjoyed your time here at the Last Resort. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We mountain biked the Heaphy Track and stayed at the Last resort before and after our ride. They are friendly, accommodating and really go the extra mile for their guests. Great place to stay. Friendly people. Definitely recommend. They cater for all budgets and the food was really delicious. Loved the roaring fire too.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

For no nonsense affordable accommodation when doing the Heaphy Track look no further. Bed in room for 5 $37/ person! You must try the whitebait sandwiches- they are excellent. Bar, food and staff were all great. Very pleased to have stayed here. The amenities are basic but after 90 k's of biking it was heaven. Thanks to the friendly staff... More 

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Alexandra, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

very good deal for dinner bed and breakfast. Clean and tidy , comfortable beds . Lodge bar character and great service. Lots of parking . Plenty of rooms units not too close to each other nice and quiet easily accessed and own restaurant and bar as part of the complex was easy and convenient . Incredible breakfast great start to... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the Last Resort for several times and it is in my opinion by far the best Hotel in the little town of Karamea. The owners Ed and Tania are super friendly and the rooms are spacious and very clean... Ask Ed about the famous Whiskey Club of Karamea. Defiantly a story worth listen to!

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Tania T, Owner at Last Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words, glad you had a memorable stay here with us at the Last Resort. Look forward to catching up with you again in the not to distant future. More 

Upper Hutt
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Giving us additional travel directions to see more beautiful scenery, was well worth the extra 40 minutes each way to view hidden lagoons at the start of the Heaphy track. The staff were fantastic and friendly, the rooms a great size for two couples. Own bedrooms, clean, nicely decorated and big bathroom. Locals were lovely, and you felt very welcomed.... More 

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Tania T, Owner at Last Resort, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay here with us at the Last Resort. Was lovely meeting you all, hope you had a safe trip home. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

this motel could be much more than it is and seems to rely on starving trampers fantasizing about food and clean sheets after the Heaphy Track! Rooms are large but with minimal lighting so are very gloomy and reading is difficult. Shower ran out of hot water - for whatever reason - after a few moments. It iis clean and... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Arrived on our motor bikes hot and thirsty to find a restful oasis at the end of the journey. After a refreshing drop of Karamea,s finest ale ( thanks Ed ) our party was directed to our nights accomadation. After a quick freshen up it was back to the bar for pre dinner drinks, and then a scrumptous meal which... More 

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Tania T, Owner at Last Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind words. Glad you enjoyed your stay here with us at the Last Resort and look forward to seeing you all again in the near future. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the end of our trek of the Heaphy Track, The Last Resort was a very welcome relief for these two wet, and tired traveller. Friendly staff, nice accommodation, warm showers, good food in the Restaurant made for a very pleasant stay. Well recommended.

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Tania T, Owner at Last Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Ross. Pleased to hear you enjoyed you stay here with us at the Last Resort. More 

Katikati, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Our lunch at the Last Resort was part of the Heaphy Track tour package provided by Southern Wilderness Ltd., and it was a celebration at the conclusion of four wonderful days. The food was excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful..

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Last Resort was hand built by entrepreneurial locals and first opened for business in 1992. The complex offers a range of accommodation options, restaurant and bar facilities. Make this "very special place" your base when exploring Karamea, the Oparara Basin, the Kahurangi National Park and the Heaphy and Whangapeka Tracks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Last Resort

Address: 71 Waverley Street | PO Box 42, Karamea, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Karamea
Price Range: $46 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 211
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