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Sans Souci Inn

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11 Richmond Road, Pohara 7183 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the self-contained self-catering unit here. Very comfortable, well-equipped and warm in the shoulder season. For anyone a bit concerned about the idea of composting toilets- don’t worry, they are very hygienic and odourless as described. The whole property is set in beautiful...More

Thank plgrocott
Response from Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci InnResponded 21 May 2018

Dear plgrocott Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We very much appreciate your lovely comments. It was great to host you and I hope you will stay with us again, hopefully when the restaurant is open. All the best and kind regards, VERA...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018

So friendly, so peaceful, a pleasure :-) This is my second time here, the last one was about 10 years ago and the kids and I loved it. We were invited to help ourselves to the feijoas and apples which the kids loved and found...More

Thank KarinLehmann
Response from Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci InnResponded 2 May 2018

Dear Karin Lehmann Thank you so much for staying with us again and taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so happy to hear that you and your children enjoyed your time with us. It was wonderful to see you again!...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

This was our 5th trip to New Zealand, choosing to revisit 8 of our most favourite locations on the South Island. We had discovered the magic of Sans Souci in 2011 and just had to come back....and to our joy, it was all just as...More

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Response from Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci InnResponded 17 March 2018

Dear NorfolkUKRoamers Thank you, thank you, thank you for your wonderful review! You are doing the BEST marketing for us and Golden Bay in this time of Takaka Hill Road restrictions! It was so nice to have you here, to see you again after all...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was our second stay at Sans Souci and the experience was as magic as last time. We were welcomed as 'old friends'. We were there during Cyclone Gita. The owners and staff were tremendous, even cooking a meal for guests by candle light, using...More

Thank Pip111
Response from Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci InnResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Pip111 What a gorgeous review! Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review about your stay at Sans Souci. We very much appreciate it. It was great to see you both again and I hope we will see you again in the...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Good room, great location and an excellent evening meal. A separate pub and bar are available just down the street. Sadly the breakfast we ordered simply didn't materialise which took the shine off our stay.More

1  Thank Lee B
Response from Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci InnResponded 27 February 2018

Dear Lee B Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Sans Souci. I am pleased that you enjoyed our facilities and the evening meal. I am so sorry about the breakfast on the morning of your departure. Something...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$83 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$83 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (8)
Dining (7)
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Anne M
24 July 2016|
Response from Vera B | Property representative |
Hi Anne Thank you for your inquiry. There is one bus a day from the Golden Bay end of the Abel Tasman walk (from Totaranui or Wainui) to Nelson. This bus stops at Pohara where we are. The company that runs the buses is... More
Room Tips
"The one self contained unit is excellent, especially for families or longer stays."
13 Mar 2018
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"As we were there for 7 days, we booked a family room to have a little more room to spread out, even though..."
3 Mar 2018
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"Being able to store food/beverages in the fridge is a bonus."
15 Feb 2018
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"It really doesn't matter"
28 Jan 2018
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