We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Curio Bay Salthouse

146 reviews
Save
Traveller (82)
Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (11)
Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“petrified forest”(32 reviews)
“hector dolphins”(13 reviews)
“curio bay”(49 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pool
3.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (146)Write a Review
Filter reviews
137 results
Traveller rating
112
21
3
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
112
21
3
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewspetrified foresthector dolphinscurio bayyellow eyed penguinssliding glassuninterrupted viewselectric frypanlounge chairsin excellent conditionfantastic viewssound of the wavesnew zealanda great place to staythe location is perfecton displaylonger staynearest cafe
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 137 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited with family in December and didn’t want to leave. I stayed in a hotel room downstairs, and had family staying upstairs. The view is incredible. We were lucky to see pods of dolphins in the water right in front of the house. Beds...More

Thank BeMLloyd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in February 2016 for 2 nights when it was run by the previous owners/occupiers and were so impressed with every aspect of the operation that we included another stop over on this trip for 3 nights in January 2018. Beautiful accomodation, well...More

Thank peterwV975TL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an awesome view we had of the ocean and golden sands from our room. A 7 minute walk to the petrified forest and we even got to see yellow eyed penguins come out of the ocean. We had a large, well equipped modern unit...More

Thank Sara W
Response from curiobaysalthouse, Manager at Curio Bay SalthouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Sara, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Our two families were lucky enough to get a booking just before Christmas and it was an amazing couple of days. We had both the upstairs accommodation which is tastefully decorated and very comfortable and a downstairs 2 bedroom apartment which was also very comfortable....More

Thank Pam L
Response from curiobaysalthouse, Manager at Curio Bay SalthouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Pam, We are happy to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to seeing you again. Many Thanks Melissa

Reviewed 20 December 2017

Upon arrival, there was no one to greet us. That would be no problem, if later that evening someone would come and welcome us. So we let ourselves in (there was a message at the door). We tried to call the owners several times that...More

2  Thank Fien D
Response from curiobaysalthouse, Manager at Curio Bay SalthouseResponded 23 December 2017

Thank you for your review, Once again, our apologies we were not there to greet to you, we always leave a welcome note at the door to greet our guests as we are not on site 24/7, Unfortunately, due to a change in ownership your...More

View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345628
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (82)
Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (11)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Siu B
10 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
0
Votes
travelbugsick
5 March 2015|
Answer
Response from Val6535 | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, We do have a beachfront unit available 5 & 6 April. Thanks. Val
0
Votes
David M
8 February 2015|
Answer
Response from Val6535 | Property representative |
We certainly will, see you both in March. Val
0
Votes
PreviousNext
12
Room Tips
"get lower level beachfront room"
Read review
"We stayed in the center room which we found excellent."
Read review
"All the rooms face the Ocean"
Read review
"Your experience will definitely depend on who you have in the room next door."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing