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Kanuka Ridge Lodge Abel Tasman Backpackers

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21 Moss Road, Marahau, Abel Tasman National Park 7197 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

This is a really good choice if like us you have a car. You can park it right in front of your room and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of Kanuka complete with jungle balcony. The kitchen isn’t massive but it’s well equipped and it’s a...More

Thank JonnyC000
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

I loved this place! 5 mins by car outside Marahau, very clean and cosy, stew and Andi are very helpful, welcoming and friendly. Beds were comfortable, kitchen clean. WiFi available around the office. I’d stay here again. Thankyou for a great stay :)

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Reviewed January 31, 2018

We had an amazing stay at Abel Tasman Backpackers. Located just a short 5 minute drive from the national park, this hostel is a great place to go for a rustic vibe right in the wilderness but with every amenity you would ever need. Stu...More

Thank tayloralexisforster
Reviewed January 26, 2018

This was our favourite hostel during our one month trip in New Zealand. We arrived for the first time on the 23rd of December, before starting our Abel Tasman Great Walk on the next morning. The dormitory room, the communal toilet and shower are really...More

Thank littlemarlyn
Reviewed November 21, 2017

This was an absolutely wonderful place to stay - we wish we had more time here! My wife and I were traveling in NZ on our honeymoon and came to Abel Tasman to kayak. The accommodations here are lovely and more importantly the owners/proprietors are...More

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Response from Stuart R, Owner at Kanuka Ridge Lodge Abel Tasman BackpackersResponded November 24, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! It was very nice to have met you both and stay with us here at Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers. We are very pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us, the breakfast at the waterfront and one...More

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Welcome to our friendly and peaceful accomodation at Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers. We are located on a sunny ridge amongst native bush and birdsong near the start of the Abel Tasman National Park. It is the More perfect base for exploring our area and our coastal National Park. Information and bookings for Water Taxis or other activities like kayaking are all available here with us. We can offer you different types of accomodations to suite your budget. Free WiFi, tea and coffee, bikes available to visit the local cafes and beaches, modern kitchen with new BBQ, gear, bike and motorbike storage, plenty of secure parking space, heated rooms and bedding all provided. Friendly, knowledgeable local staff to ensure you have a quality experience. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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$43 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$43 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park
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Room & Suite (35)
Dining (5)
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"The private rooms have a great balcony with stunning view, and luxurious bathrooms!"
Jan 30, 2016
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"Worth paying the extra for an en-suite cabin."
Oct 15, 2014
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"Select double room which has toilets attached. During nights , there wont be much light... so it would be..."
Apr 22, 2014
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"Choose ensuite if you are concerned about walking outside down gravel driveway to get to bathroom."
Jan 17, 2014
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