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Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments

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27 Marine Parade, Westport 7825 New Zealand
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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)
Pool / beach towels
Complimentary tea
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Non-smoking hotel
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Street parking
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Ocean view
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Noeline M wrote a review Jun 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand1047 contributions48 helpful votes
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A great place to stay .A lovely reserve & play area across the road as was the beach . We had a sea front Unit upstairs with amazing views ( it was wet the whole time we were there & unable to sit out on the balcony ) The unit was well equipped , very clean, loved the part open shower , had everything one would need. There is a Great friendly restaurant / Bar about 100 steps down the road , with great food & wonderful service . The Accommodation is about 10min drive from the township south of Westport . It is a place I would Highly Recommend & would definitely go back
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from chris cooper, Owner at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments
Responded 23 Jun 2021
Thanks Noeline for your lovely review. Very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards Chris and Erica
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Kej5 wrote a review Apr 2021
Auckland, New Zealand211 contributions37 helpful votes
We enjoyed our stay here with the little balcony. Really clean unit, well equipped and a lovely range of toiletries. Friendly check in and helpful staff with advice on activities in the area. We would stay here again when next in Westport.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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DaveAnita2016 wrote a review Apr 2021
Snells Beach, New Zealand51 contributions15 helpful votes
Right across from the reserve and Carter’s Beach the Motel is a great place to stay. Modern and clean this motel is a step above your average 1970s style motel that you expect to find in the west coast. Friendly host and fair price. Walk next door for a good dinner.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Cathy A wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland, New Zealand99 contributions12 helpful votes
Nice a clean room with great in room facilities and bar/ restaurant walking distance. Sadly our major disappointment was the bed which was too hard we could feel the springs and wouldn’t be able to sleep in it again without some pain killers.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Hondarider1 wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland, New Zealand123 contributions47 helpful votes
Stayed one night and you couldn’t fault the location Unit was well appointed and clean and tidy with everything we needed . Check in experience was efficient and friendly The only think that let this motel down was the bed , which I thought was too hard
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Posie J wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland, New Zealand34 contributions4 helpful votes
Our ground floor, ocean view apartment was modern and fresh with a beachside decor. The bed was very comfortable, room was clean and well appointed with everything you’d need for a longer stay. Noise insulation was great!! Wish we’d had a couple of nights here! The garden is very pretty, with an outdoor grass area for relaxing with a drink. This was a nice point of difference. So much to enjoy at this location...An excellent cafe/restaurant is located just a few doors along the street. The beach is across the quiet road, as is a really great children’s playground (fenced). Only a 10 minute drive to Westport township and about the same to Cape Foulwind, the seal colony, and some lovely walks. Would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Priscilla K wrote a review Jan 2021
Hamilton Island, Australia27 contributions8 helpful votes
Had 3 lovely days at the apartments. Serviced daily, lovely and clean. Our hosts were most helpful with their recommendations and suggestions. WiFi was a bit of a problem kept dropping out once the apartments all filled up with guest. Would definitely stay again at Carter’s on the Beach.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from chris cooper, Owner at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments
Responded 9 Jan 2021
Thankyou for your lovely review. Most appreciated, hopefully will see you again in rhe future.
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Number9NZ wrote a review Oct 2020
Auckland224 contributions143 helpful votes
I had originally booked an AirBnB in Greymouth but due to us being booked into a Caving Adventure in Charleston which started early, I canceled and booked Carters. And boy am I glad! After our quad bike adventure in Frans Josef and a very long drive, it was lovely to arrive to friendly staff, a spotless, modern, well equipped room. We loved being able to walk mere metres to the beach for a walk and after many meals out, being able to make our own dinner in the well appointment kitchen. We had two rooms as there was 4 of us which made the cost - $320 for one night a little bit high but it was worth the comfort. This is a lovely motel in a stunning location. I would definitely return.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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JoRhys wrote a review Oct 2020
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand78 contributions15 helpful votes
8 mins out of Westport on the Coast. Lovely place to stay. Owners were lovely and the room was great. Very clean and had everything we needed. Even a washer/dryer. Beach across the road and play ground
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Date of stay: September 2020
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waynehannah2018 wrote a review Sep 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand49 contributions48 helpful votes
On a first time visit to Westport and the surrounding region (the wife and I) couldn't decide where to stay. We wanted a sea view and nearby Carters beach seemed to be worth a look. We booked into the Beachside apartments and it was a good move. You overlooked the beach (which was about a 100 metre walk to get to) and for bonus value there was a pub / eatery about a 25 metre walk to get to. The weather was fantastic so it made our stay all the more pleasurable. The room was spacious and well appointed. Westport is only 5 km away as well. We arrived unannounced (i like to live dangerously and not plan anything.... occasionally) and the staff were pretty good at sorting something for us. A great spot that is well worth a visit.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Coaltown Museum (3.2 km), Kawatiri River Trail (3.0 km), and NBS Theatre (3.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include PR's Cafe, Star Tavern, and Johnny's.
Are any cleaning services offered at Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Carters by the Sea Beachside Apartments accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.