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Watsons Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We travelled as two couples and stayed in adjoining apartments. Both were spacious and comfortable with good bay views. We arranged for dinner to be cooked in our apartment by Rachelle and Jann. Superb meal and this option is strongly recommended. Our hosts were wonderful and we strongly recommend the resort. Thank you!

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Masterton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

What an amazing spot and the Owners were fantastic. So obliging, nothing was too much trouble. Very quaint old fashioned rooms, like an old bach. Boat mooring right in front of the unit. Lovely little coffee and gift shop.

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Northern Virginia
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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

It takes an hour plus driving by car from Picton to get to Te Mahia via some of the twistiest and narrow (but thankfully, paved) roads through the Marlborough Sounds area, but once you get there you'll be pleased you chose it as a base. It's directly on Te Mahia Bay, off Kenepuru Sound, and it has its own pier... More 

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Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, yes a windy and very scenic road to Te Mahia... but the trip is well worth the ride and guess what no traffic noise! Some clients do take the option of taking a water taxi from Picton to us if the scenic route is not an option. In our semi remote location we are... More 

Minehead, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I'm sure that without the location, Te Mahia Resort would not be getting the reviews it has. It really is an idyllic place, so peaceful. It is very tempting to just stay put as the road in and out is long, narrow and winding. The one bedroom unit that we stayed in was spacious, well equipped and comfortable. It was... More 

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Jann H, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you discovered our wonderful location and that you enjoyed your stay. We do also have other options beside the delicious pizzas, such as savory danishes, quiches and an array of frozen meats and canned goods should you wish to prepare those for your meal as well. Yes to be fare, we do have a larger... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here after day 4 of Queen Charlotte Track. Beautiful location, beautiful resort and great hosts with free wifi. They serve great coffee and chai. Also a range of cold drinks, icecreams etc. Gifts and a limited supply of groceries. Love it!

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Jann H, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Jeff for your wonderful review, we are very lucky to be living and working in such a beautiful location and to be able to share this beauty with all our guests. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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35 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We booked Te Mahia Bay Resort looking for a few quiet days in April. The resort has a selection of accommodation. We stayed in the Waterfront Motel Units. These are spacious units with a view of the Sound. The view was incredible, we spent a lot of time just gazing out at it. As others have mentioned, the Resort is... More 

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Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are so thrilled that you had such a fantastic time here at Te Mahia and you were able to enjoy some of the lovely attributes that the Kenepuru Sound has to offer. We look forward to your return trip so that you can experience a little more of the 'Te Mahia' magic. Regards Jann More 

Papamoa, New Zealand
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58 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Wow - what a great location. Our spacious units were located right on the waterfront - just walk out our unit doors onto the deck overlooking the Sounds. Pizza is the only cooked food available - there is a shop there though if needing to buy provisions. We took our own food as there were full cooking facilities available. Mr... More 

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Jann H, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you had such an awesome stay and you could experience some of the beautiful Te Mahia magic. Yes we do charge a 2% credit card transaction fee, we have decided to go with this option, unlike some accommodation providers who include this fee automatically in their room rate, we do not wish to penalize those who... More 

Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
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58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

For our last night of the Queen Charlotte Track we stayed at this family owned resort, set in lovely bush right down at the Kenepuru Sound. We had originally planned to stay at another place, but that was already fully booked - in hindsight a strike of luck. The resort features everything needed to spend a restful afternoon, such as... More 

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Jann H, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are so glad that luck was on your side and that we had a vacancy here at Te Mahia for you. Thank you for your lovely review and we hopefully look forward to seeing you again in the beautiful Kenepuru Sound. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

My brother & I were travelling through the Sounds in early March & booked this last minute. I was very satisified with the size of the room (like an apartment) with an amazing view from our table on the balcony. The view from this side of the Sounds was fantastic. They have a warf so you can travel around by... More 

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Jann H, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are thrilled that we could accommodate you and your brother in one of our accommodation styles. Yes the view from the balconies is just amazing with the high tide coming right up to below the balcony- you cant get much closer to the waters edge than that! We hope you can return soon to visit us. More 

Indianola, Washington
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

We LOVED this place! Fabulous room, more like a huge suite or condo with kitchenette, living area, Queen bed (plus 2 twins) with an amazing water view and lovely patio. Bring your groceries and everything is here for you to do and enjoy. Beach, kayaks, access to the Queen Charlotte track for hiking and biking. Local water taxi "Pete" will... More 

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Jann H, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

It is so lovely and refreshing when our guests have the same passion for Te Mahia that we and our staff do. So thank you so much and yes Pete's tour is one of our guests favourite activities. We hope you can join us again soon to experience the same and even more of what Te Mahia has to offer...... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Te Mahia Bay Resort- …” The Place of a Special Happening”… Take the time to savour those special moments that only happen at Te Mahia. Naturally Beautiful…Te Mahia is nestled in the most picturesque secluded bay in the Marlborough Sounds. The perfect place for swimming and other water based activities which include boat launching and moorings as well as kayak hire for our guests.Jann & Trevor offer you a choice of Luxury Seaview Apartments, Spacious Waterfront Motels or Gracious Heritage Units. All of our accommodation styles are fully self catering, specializing in those added personal touches which make us truly unique.We have the pleasure of offering you: A small store for your grocery needs, an on-license for your beverage requirements, a selection of Delectable Frozen Gourmet Meals,Stone Grilled Pizzas,a selection of wonderful coffees and cakes and a delightful array of gift items.Easy access to the Queen Charlotte Track and other scenic bush walks, allow yourself the luxury of time to drift off to sleep with the lapping of the waves and then wake up to the magical call of our resident native birds. Traveling is a breeze… only one hours drive from Picton or 1 1/2 hours from Blenheim, or a convenient 15 mins by water taxi from Picton.Relax in the beautiful peaceful atmosphere at Te Mahia, where we have established beautiful gardens and quaint outdoor barbeque areas for your convenience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Te Mahia Bay Resort

Address: Marlborough Sounds | Kenepuru Sound, Te Mahia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Te Mahia
Price Range: $118 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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