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Mohua Motels
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Takaka
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 18, 2012

This Motel is fantastic, it's fairly new, I think it is just over a year old so it was a real treat to have everyhting in the room so clean, some of the appliances were brand new so it was an absolute pleasure to cook, rest, sleep, shower and generally holiday at Mohua.
Great location with very easy access to Takaka.
Rooms were quiet, we had an upstairs room which had a sweet view over the field.
The staff were brilliant, very friendly and helpful.
Overall this was a great find and AMAZING value for money. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank PaulaPea
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mohuaGoldenBay, Owner at Mohua Motels, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2012

Thank you for reviewing Mohua Motels. Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us at Mohua. It was a pleasure to have you stay. The upstairs units were opened 10th November 2011, so yes the units are just a few days over one years old ! All the best, Lenaire

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Reviewed November 12, 2012

Stayed just the one night on a trip to Farewell Spit.
Constantly surprised with the standard of motels in South Island, and this was no acception.
Modern, very clean and tidy, comfortable and airy. Lovely staff.
Recommend!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank caseyj1937
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mohuaGoldenBay, Owner at Mohua Motels, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2012

Thank you for your time to write a review. Hope you enjoyed your experience on the Farewell Spit tour and your time in beautiful Golden Bay. Warm wishes Lenaire.

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Reviewed November 3, 2012

We are repeat customers and once again we experienced superb accommodation, excellent facilities and extremely friendly service which went above and beyond what you would normally expect.

Superb location, with all local amenities within easy walking distance. We have to rate this as the best motel we have stayed in our 3 trips to New Zealand and will be back again for cerain.

Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Thank mike s
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mohuaGoldenBay, Owner at Mohua Motels, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2012

Thank you for taking the time to review Mohua Motels. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us again. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Warm regards Lenaire

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Reviewed November 1, 2012 via mobile

We stayed there for two nights and it was great. Everything is new and modern designed, And most importent - everything is super clean! The room has a full kitchen which is great and the town's supermarket is just across the street. Over all we stayed in many motels in nz, and this one was the best.

  • Stayed: November 2012
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Thank Anat S
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mohuaGoldenBay, Owner at Mohua Motels, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2012

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay at Mohua Motels. It was most enjoyable listening to your travel plans. The weather was lovely for you while you were here, hopefully it has continued over the last couple of days. Many good wishes for the rest of your time in New Zealand. Warm regards Lenaire

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Reviewed April 23, 2012

I made a booking via their website a few weeks prior to our stay here in April 2012 with my husband and in-laws. It's located right next to the Takaka I-sight (visitor information centre) and within easy walking distance to the supermarket, local shops, cafes/restaurants and village theatre.
Our ground floor 2-bedroom unit had a Queen bed in one room and two single beds in another room. Everything was spotlessly clean and looked quite new. The kitchenette was well-equipped but we didn't use it much, only to make some tea and drink some wine. There were a table and some chairs outside at the back of the room, overlooking the neighbouring paddock - a nice spot to relax. The lounge area was quite spacious with two sofas, a desk and good heating.
Overall this was a very nice and wonderfully comfortable place to stay. The service was friendly and happy to make suggestions about where to eat locally and what to see/do. We would be happy to stay here again and recommend it to our family and friends.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 19, 2012

I recently stayed at Mohua Motels with my family, we all enjoyed the very comfortable, clean and quiet rooms. The staff and owners were delightfully helpful and friendly. The motels have a beautiful rural outlook while being just a short stroll to supermarket, shops and a great range of cafes and bars.
I will definately be recommending Mohua Motels to friends and collegues.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with family
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Thank vicki l
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

After a long drive over the Takaka Hill and checking out what to do in the town and surrounding areas at the I site, we walked next door to this motel and were greeted by very friendly staff and management. The owners of this motel are born and bred in the town and are more than happy to give you as much information as they can to help you enjoy your stay. The accommodation is possibly the best we have stayed in during our 3 weeks of travelling around the South Island. The accommodation is beautifully furnished and beautifully clean and we didn't hesitate to spend 3 nights there. We were even upgraded to a beautiful family unit at no extra cost!!!

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Debbie D
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Additional Information about Mohua Motels

Address: 22 Willow Street | Golden Bay, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Takaka
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Takaka
Price Range: $105 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mohua Motels 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come and enjoy Golden Bay's warm and friendly lifestyle...Perfectly situated at the entrance to Takaka Township, next door to the Golden Bay Visitor Centre, bus stop and supermarket. Ideal for the traveller arriving into Takaka by bus. The motel's ambience is one of restful colours, warmth and serenity, enjoying rural views and the ranges in the west from a sun-drenched patio. Mohua Motels makes an ideal base from which to explore all this wonderful region has to offer. You really need to spend at least a week or more in Golden Bay; time to visit the rugged beauty at its northern most tip and the numerous beaches that stretch from Farewell Spit to the golden sands of Totaranui at the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park. ... more   less 
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