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Anakiwa 401

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Very special place to visit, peace and tranquility. Stunning scenery and nature in abundance. Excellent hosts, made us really welcome and felt relaxed immediately. Accommodation was extremely clean and comfortable. Cannot recommend highly enough. Will certainly return again for longer stay.

Thank rolandstuart
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Tanya and Shayne could not have done more to make our stay extremely comfortable It is well worth driving just that extra 20 minutes from Haverlock to enjoy the facilities that Anakiwa has to offer Its quiet location at the end of the Queen Charlotte Track makes it an ideal place to relax for a day or two or even...

Thank 4alastair4
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Shane and Tanya were lovely, the house is great, and the free kayak hire is a nice evening option if you're feeling energetic. The hosts were more than happy to go out of their way to ensure my stay was stress free and enjoyable

Thank TraceyC1978
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This property looks fantastic and it's obvious that Tanya and Shayne have put a lot of effort into ensuring the shared facilities and adventure equipment are first rate. However.... This is a modified older property and the sound proofing to the upstairs rooms is non-existent. It's now 11:35pm on our second night here and my partner is sleeping in the...

1Thank Oldnslow46
AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Thank you Oldnslow46 for your review – we take all feedback very seriously. We’re very sorry to hear you were unable to sleep during your stay as it is never our intention to have dissatisfied guests. We were disappointed however, that you didn’t raise the issue with us during your stay as we would liked to have had the opportunity...

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to stay. Tanya and shayne are very welcoming hosts, even on last notice bookings like ours. The house is neat and very tidy, beautiful fully equipped kitchen, great hang out places in the garden, picnic tables, hammock chairs and hammocks to rest. Anakiwa 401 is located right by the track at the end of the sealed...

Thank Betty V
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great time staying in this lovely place. Fantastic location at the end of the track, so you can walk straight from the door, or take a water taxi further up the track and walk back. Big jetty at the end of the drive to go kayaking or swimming, or even fishing. Shane & Tanya have made this a...

Thank evamitch
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Tanya and Shayne were so great. I cannot say enough nice things about them. They helped us make all our plans, helped us reroute after Kaikoura roads damaged in earthquake, and then helped us replan our day after I fell sick and could not go on our preplanned kayak and hike. Shayne even offered to take us out snorkeling or...

Thank 1020bluestem
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Anakiwa 401 is like no other 'backpackers' we have stayed at before, forget crammed noisey smelly city backpackers, this place is amazing, such a good feeling to come off the QC walk and be greeted by the lovely staff and amazing area. The place is immaculate and you can just see how proud the staff are of their piece of...

Thank Okeregirl
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We spend 5 nights in the bay view apartment. The apartment had a great feel (well appointed , clean, comfy beds and nice sheets). Tanya and Shane made us feel well looked after and we made use of the kayaks and hammocks. If you are after some exercise then get the water taxi to Torea and walk back - great...

Thank PaulCSy
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Everything about Anakiwa 401 is fabulous. The hosts Shayne and Tanya are incredibly helpful and have given attention to small details that truly enhance the experience. The common areas are super-comfortable and well equipped and the rooom we stayed in was airy and bright with its own balcony and view of the water. Lovely established garden, full of birds. Shayne...

1Thank Jennie154

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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small, homely self-catering guesthouse accommodation with waterfront location in the stunning Marlborough Sounds. Perfect place to relax at the end of the Queen Charlotte Track or stay here and enjoy day walks, swimming, biking, kayaking, boat cruises, water-skiing, fishing, marine life, native birds & bush, glow worms and wine tasting in New Zealand's largest wine making region, Marlborough. Double, twin, share, en-suite rooms with full kitchen facilities or a self-contained apartment available. All beds are fully made up including towels. Free use of kayaks to explore the bays. BBH discounts apply when booked direct. Official Partner of the NZ Cycle Trail. The Green Caravan Cafe is on site offering delicious coffees, ice-creams, cold drinks & snacks during summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anakiwa 401

Address: 401 Anakiwa Road | RD 1, Anakiwa 7281, New Zealand (Formerly Anakiwa Backpackers)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Anakiwa
Price Range: $95 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Anakiwa 401 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are of a very high standard”
4alastair4, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Family can stay in the apartment with kitchen.”
1020bluestem, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“verandah room!”
Jennie154, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Restaurants a 15min drive. I would recommend bringing own food so you can enjoy the lodge.”
  • More gorgeous view just in front of lodge.
kernie28, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“old verandah was great. The other rooms are great as well. Depends on your needs.”
635kaspars, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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