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Curio Bay Salthouse

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517 Waikawa Curio Bay Road Catlins, Tokanui 9884 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pool
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Magic. We loved being able to open the door right on to the beach, listen to the surf rolling in and watch the sunrise over the water. So few people around in September that it felt as if the beach belonged to us. Comfortable, clean,...More

Thank Shona C
Response from curiobaysalthouse, Owner at Curio Bay SalthouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. You really can't get much closer to the beach and we agree the sunrise over the water is amazing! Hope you see you again!

Reviewed 11 September 2018

The place is lovely and absolutely on the waterfront-picture perfect. Room was great, though lighting really harsh/bright. We didn't see anyone from The Salthouse, though there was a sign directing us to the allocated room ...detailed with the amount we owed so all could see-...More

1  Thank Mac C
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed on night with friends the property is right on the beach. Vast views of sunrise, sea and beach. We didn't see any penguin but had hoped too. Although we were there in winter it was still a great place no matter the season

Thank kiwiaz
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Very clean well equipped kitchen very comfortable beds complimentary tea coffees shampoo conditioner etc. Quite a spacious room with lots of room to move . 30 second walk out to the beach very relaxing. Would highly recommend.

Thank Pamella M
Response from curiobaysalthouse, Owner at Curio Bay SalthouseResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you very much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to have you back.

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Had some problem contacting the place for collecting the key at first but once it was sorted out everything was fine. We check into the unit ourselves and the unit was all ready and heated up for us. All the bed linen were fresh and...More

1  Thank Jjasg10
Response from curiobaysalthouse, Manager at Curio Bay SalthouseResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to have you back again.

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About
Description
Curio Bay Salthouse is a modern motel right on the Porpoise Bay beach at Curio Bay. Each unit has a well equipped kitchen (no oven) and en suite bathroom. Come and relax, enjoy the panoramic view, and watch Hector More Dolphins from your bed (November - April) or spend your time exploring our spectacular rugged coast. A gorgeous fully equiped 2 bedroom apartment is also available, this features stunning beach views, two king beds, sky television and full kitchen. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$114 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Tokanui
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$114 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Tokanui
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Traveller (89)
Room & Suite (34)
Pool & Beach (11)
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Questions & Answers
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Siu B
10 January 2018|
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Response from curiobaysalthouse | Property representative |
Hello, Please email us for bookings, ( Yes we do have vacancy for Dec still avaliable) Our Studio Units have kitchenette equipped with 2 burner hob, microwave & electric fry pans, Many Thanks Melissa
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travelbugsick
5 March 2015|
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Response from Val6535 | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, We do have a beachfront unit available 5 & 6 April. Thanks. Val
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David M
8 February 2015|
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Response from Val6535 | Property representative |
We certainly will, see you both in March. Val
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Room Tips
"We had the family room and the size was great."
130pamellam
30 May 2018
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"Room one is the biggest with the best views though all the views are wonderful and provide great..."
MoraginRio
20 Mar 2018
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"get lower level beachfront room"
jnbGeorgia
4 Jun 2017
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"We stayed in the center room which we found excellent."
Saandra701
18 Dec 2016
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