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Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments

27 Marine Parade, Westport 7825 New Zealand
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#3 of 12 hotels in Westport
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MAKE CARTERS BEACH YOUR DESTINATION !! 10 contemporary spacious (30m2) studios (opened Dec 2015) overlooking the Tasman Sea at Carters Beach, a pretty little village 5 min from Westport. Each studio has under tile bathroom heating, ceiling fans, a full kitchen, choice of luxurious queen or king beds and occasional chairs. Two studios have corner spa baths. The upstairs studios have balconies (all with sea views) and the ground floor studios have patios (studio 1 and 2 with sea views). Each studio is designed for maximum comfort and relaxation to the soothing sound of the sea and the local bird life. The studios have been built to maximum earthquake code and are sound proof from each other by use of concrete midspan floors and concrete block construction. Carters Beach is a sandy beach, suitable for swimming and surfing, located within Buller Bay, with relaxing walks either to the Buller River mouth or up to the impressive Cape Foulwind cliffs and Tauranga Bay with glorious sunsets. Carters by the seas is the perfect destination to base yourself and relax by the sea. We are close to the beautiful Punakaikai Rocks via the spectacular Great Ocean Road , the UNDERWORLD RAFTING TOUR or the GLOW WORM CAVE TOUR at Charleston , the SEAL COLONY & LIGHTHOUSE WALKWAY at Tauranga Bay and THE DENNISTON EXPERIENCE up at the famous Denniston Incline (30 mins out of Westport ) as well as a day out at KARAMEA and the PREHISTORIC OPARARA ARCHES ( 1.5 Hours from Carters Beach).
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Street parking
Self-serve laundry
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Soundproof rooms
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Noeline M wrote a review Jun 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand1022 contributions45 helpful votes
A great place to stay .A lovely reserve & play area across the road as was the beach . We had a sea front Unit upstairs with amazing views ( it was wet the whole time we were there & unable to sit out on the balcony ) The unit was well equipped , very clean, loved the part open shower , had everything one would need. There is a Great friendly restaurant / Bar about 100 steps down the road , with great food & wonderful service . The Accommodation is about 10min drive from the township south of Westport . It is a place I would Highly Recommend & would definitely go back
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Date of stay: June 2021
Room Tip: If you want a view say a Sea view
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Response from chris cooper, Owner at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments
Responded 5 weeks ago
Thanks Noeline for your lovely review. Very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards Chris and Erica
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Kej5 wrote a review Apr 2021
Auckland, New Zealand205 contributions37 helpful votes
We enjoyed our stay here with the little balcony. Really clean unit, well equipped and a lovely range of toiletries. Friendly check in and helpful staff with advice on activities in the area. We would stay here again when next in Westport.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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DaveAnita2016 wrote a review Apr 2021
Snells Beach, New Zealand47 contributions15 helpful votes
Right across from the reserve and Carter’s Beach the Motel is a great place to stay. Modern and clean this motel is a step above your average 1970s style motel that you expect to find in the west coast. Friendly host and fair price. Walk next door for a good dinner.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Cathy A wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland, New Zealand94 contributions12 helpful votes
Nice a clean room with great in room facilities and bar/ restaurant walking distance. Sadly our major disappointment was the bed which was too hard we could feel the springs and wouldn’t be able to sleep in it again without some pain killers.
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Date of stay: February 2021
Room Tip: Upstairs rooms have the views.
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Hondarider1 wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland, New Zealand115 contributions44 helpful votes
Stayed one night and you couldn’t fault the location Unit was well appointed and clean and tidy with everything we needed . Check in experience was efficient and friendly The only think that let this motel down was the bed , which I thought was too hard
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Date of stay: February 2021
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$97 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Coaltown Museum (2.0 miles), NBS Theatre (2.0 miles), and Kawatiri River Trail (1.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kathrin's, PR's Cafe, and Star Tavern.
Are any cleaning services offered at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.