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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful location and lovely accommodation.Very well designed to fit perfectly with area. Everything you need to relax and cut yourself off from the outside world. Wildlife haven , penguins,seals and dolphins all can be watched from window although binoculars will give you better chance. If you do not want close encounters of penguins at 5am this is not for you...

Thank ozzy150
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Curio Bay Accommodation. A very nice Kingsize bed, a spacious room with a wonderful view from the terrace - and at night we heard the penguins coming to their nest. We could not see them, cause it was very dark outside and we did not want to disturb them. But just to hear them...

Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in three bedroom cottage. Rustic and comfortable. Wood fire and electronic heating. A bit worn around the edges - broken deck planks. Great wildlife. Good value. Toys, games and books available. Full function all kitchen. Buy supplies before you arrive.

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Great accommodation in a perfect location, literally right on the beach. The area is secluded and quiet and the facilities in the room are modern and very well furnished. The hosts are also quite helpful. A delightful stay

Thank Christopher D
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed June 4, 2016

We enjoyed staying in our Curio Bay studio so much that we extended for another night ... and if time had permitted we would have stayed longer! This is high quality self contained accommodation that is right on the beach: excellent bed and bedding, high quality fittings and kitchen equipment and lovely owners. The size and layout of the studio...

Thank Josie1232003
Porirua, New Zealand
Reviewed May 9, 2016

We stayed in the cottage and had the woodfire burner stoked up to the max. What a lovely atmosphere, situated right on the beach, listening to the penquins at night, didn't get to see them though. Shame I missed the fossil forest due to a higher tide, I will just come back in a summer and swim and soak up...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed May 6, 2016

The best accomodation in the Catlins. We stayed in the boutique studio. This is a luxurious studio with a big and comfy King bed with fine bedlinen. The bathroom is large and with a good shower. There is a fully quipped kitchen incl a big table with chairs and also a washingmachine and dryer. All looks new and is immaculate...

Thank reisverslaafde
Beesd, The Netherlands
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Excellent accommodation on a beautiful location, however out of reach for internet and mobile telephone. All facilities present and in good shape. Owners were invisible during entire stay. In case of emergency you are on your own with no communication outside. And we saw a penguin closeby during the night

Thank globalarchret
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed April 23, 2016

We were very happy with our choice of the Beach House apartment. It was cosy, with a very modern design and well thought out amenities. The bathroom, with its lovely heated floor, was as nice as one you'd find in a top hotel. The bed was very comfortable, great linens. The location, right on the beach, is divine, and after...

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Tahiti, French Polynesia
Reviewed April 18, 2016

First of all, the Catlins is an area not to be missed in the South Island. Curio Bay is a gem, and we cannot think of a better place to stay than the studios at Curio Bay Boutique Accommodation. Our studio was right on a beautiful, long beach, with hardly anyone besides penguins and dolphins. We had the studio on...

Thank heiranig
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Additional Information about Curio Bay Accommodation

Address: 501 Waikawa Curio Bay Road, Tokanui 9884, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Tokanui
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Curio Bay Boutique Hotel Tokanui
Curio Bay Accommodation Tokanui, Southland Region, New Zealand
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“Both units have the same size and interior.”
 of 5 bubbles REISEGIGI, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“For New Zealanders, this may obvious, but for non New Zealanders is it very unusual to travel 30-40 miles to the nearest store.”
 of 5 bubbles Tea_lover2013, Feb 3, 2016 | Read review
“Studio left was magnificent”
 of 5 bubbles MikeN556, Dec 31, 2015 | Read review
“Have lodge on the right away from building site noise”
 of 5 bubbles 1stclassdiver758, Aug 10, 2015 | Read review
“very nice apartment!”
 of 5 bubbles annakong, Mar 4, 2015 | Read review
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