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Okarito Beach House

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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“franz josef”(12 reviews)
“shared kitchen”(7 reviews)
“dining table”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
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All reviewsfranz josefshared kitchendining tablesummit lodgekiwi tourself cateringperfect escapeone nightfree laundrysmall bathroomfast internetto meet fellow travellersboat tripsand fliesoff the beaten trackexcellent locationplenty of hot water
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night for a trip we were taking to Franz Josef Glacier, which is about 30 minutes away. First of all, you should know that there are no locks on the doors. While we knew that the kitchen...More

Thank nancytynan
Reviewed January 18, 2018

We stayed in nine carefully-chosen motels during our tour of New Zealand so by the end of our trip felt we had a pretty good idea of what standard we could expect. This isn't of course a normal motel, more an upmarket hostel with ensuite...More

Thank Chris_and_Jean
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Internet was really slow ,(if any) no television, fridge and freezer were hardly cold. More like a low budget backpacker place. The common area were nice and the kitchen had what you'd needed. Expected more !More

Thank Lars H
Response from OkaritoBeachHouse, Manager at Okarito Beach HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there Lars, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Okarito Beach House. Sorry to hear that you didn't get what you expected with us. We like to market ourselves as a simple, homely haven away from the...More

Reviewed January 7, 2018

Really good advertising and website with some good photos, pity the real thing didn't measure up. Firstly, this is not a 'beach house', in fact you can't even see the beach from the house. It has the feeling of a hostel with shared kitchen which...More

Thank SuneLeRenard
Response from OkaritoBeachHouse, Manager at Okarito Beach HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience here at the Okarito Beach House. We are very sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your stay with us. We do mention through out our website exactly where we are situated in relation to the local...More

Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Rimu house which is 3 onsuite bedrooms and a shared kitchen/dining space. The bedroom was spacious and comfortable and the ensuite was very clean. The kitchen/dining area is well equipped although if there were 6 people staying it could get very...More

Thank Explore1995
Response from OkaritoBeachHouse, Manager at Okarito Beach HouseResponded December 6, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our little slice of paradise! Im glad to hear you enjoyed you stay here at the Okarito Beach House. We appreciate your positive feed back on the spaciousness and cleanliness of the room, we are...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
$44 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$44 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bryan M
June 18, 2016|
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Response from OkaritoBeachHouse | Property representative |
Hi Lizzie. My apologies for not getting back to you sooner. I'm on holiday and the Beach House is closed until Mon 11th July. We do allow dogs, and during the quiet times (up until Nov) we don't charge any more for late... More
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"Drive on to Franz Joseph"
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"Take ear plugs and insect repellant, the night time noise from the insects is noticable"
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"The "hutel" is great!"
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