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Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments

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MAKE CARTERS BEACH YOUR DESTINATION !! 10 contemporary spacious (30m2) studios (opened Dec 2015) overlooking the Tasman Sea at Carters Beach, a pretty little village 5 min from Westport. Each studio has under tile bathroom heating, ceiling fans, a full kitchen, choice of luxurious queen or king beds and occasional chairs. Two studios have corner spa baths. The upstairs studios have balconies (all with sea views) and the ground floor studios have patios (studio 1 and 2 with sea views). Each studio is designed for maximum comfort and relaxation to the soothing sound of the sea and the local bird life. The studios have been built to maximum earthquake code and are sound proof from each other by use of concrete midspan floors and concrete block construction. Carters Beach is a sandy beach, suitable for swimming and surfing, located within Buller Bay, with relaxing walks either to the Buller River mouth or up to the impressive Cape Foulwind cliffs and Tauranga Bay with glorious sunsets. Carters by the seas is the perfect destination to base yourself and relax by the sea. We are close to the beautiful Punakaikai Rocks via the spectacular Great Ocean Road , the UNDERWORLD RAFTING TOUR or the GLOW WORM CAVE TOUR at Charleston , the SEAL COLONY & LIGHTHOUSE WALKWAY at Tauranga Bay and THE DENNISTON EXPERIENCE up at the famous Denniston Incline (30 mins out of Westport ) as well as a day out at KARAMEA and the PREHISTORIC OPARARA ARCHES ( 1.5 Hours from Carters Beach).
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Stayed here a couple of nights and check in was easy and communications good. Not much to say really - great wifi and Sky TV, good cooking facilities and spacious bathrooms. Perhaps providing accessible rubbish and recycling bins would be useful - otherwise very comfortable! -
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Response from Cartersbythesea2014, Owner at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments
Responded 4 days ago
Hi, We are glad you enjoyed your stay and for taking time to write your review. We have recycling instructions within the rooms and the rooms are seviced daily. Carters Beach is fortunate to be sand fly and mosquito free unlike other parts of the West Coast. Happy travels.
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We were travelling from Picton to Greymouth and spent a night at this apartment which is faces the beach. Very comfortable and cosy. Room has a comfortable bed with plenty of pillows, some nice chairs to relax and a balcony with amazing views (if you're on the top floor). A
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Response from Cartersbythesea2014, Owner at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments
Responded 4 days ago
Hi, Thank you for taking time to write a great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in the spectacular Northern West Coast.
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We based ourselves here for 3 nights while we looked around the West Coast. What a great place to stay. We had the garden room - really lovely with a gorgeous little garden, and table and chairs outside. The room was really lovely too - great kitchenette, spa bath, really
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Response from Cartersbythesea2014, Owner at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for a wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and it was a pleasure to host you. We appreciate you taking time to write a lovely review and hope to see you again in the future.
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We have stayed in sooo many hotels and resorts around New Zealand. This was the most modern to date. We loved our stay felt like a treat. We upgraded to the sea view room worth every penny!!! Opened the door sat on the balcony and had a wine. Close enough to enjoy the sounds of
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Response from Cartersbythesea2014, Owner at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you, for such a superb review. It was great to host you both and we are glad you had an enjoyable stay and were able to relax, for the next part of your journey. We designed our Studio Apartments, particularly for couples (and singles), who enjoy travelling, and just like to unwind in restful contemporary surroundings.
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We have just stayed 4 nights and really enjoyed the experience Great hosts Good view of the beach Quality fittings Brilliant quality bed and bath linen Nice touch with chocolates and the best range of coffee and teas And a dishwasher- we were spoilt
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Thank you for your great review, we are glad you enjoyed what we have created here with our location overlooking Carters Beach. Being the newest motel in our beautiful region, we have provided luxurious interiors and furnishings including the sleepyhead premium beds to create an enjoyable and relaxing beachside stay. As we are brand new, we have had a lot of tourists finding us "by chance" and enjoying our complex and the surrounding beach and the Northern Westcoast beach area.
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"The first apartment has the best views of the beach. Email / call hotel to inquire your preference before booking. Book early..."
"Ask for unit 3 - best view (pay slightly more)"
"The front apartments have the best views."
"Ask for an upstairs room - the views are lovely"
"I don't think it really matters. We were in a quiet area. We had an ocean view suite but, frankly, it isn't that great of a view. Seriously."
US$124 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Carters by the Sea Motel
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestport
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