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Off State Highway 6, Unnamed Road, Punakaiki 7873 New Zealand
Prices are provided by our partners for one room, with variable occupancy rules as provided by the property, and reflect total costs of the stay, including all taxes and fees known to our partners. Please see our partners for more details.
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#5 of 9 Speciality lodging in Punakaiki
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Languages Spoken
English, German
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
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Soundproof rooms
Seating area
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Craig C wrote a review Sep 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand29 contributions51 helpful votes
From the welcome from Joe to the cheery farewell from Patrick and the two dogs this was an entirely pleasant experience! The house and location are stunning, the accommodation is expansive and to be honest if the weather was awful you really wouldn't need to leave the apartment.... Fortunately for us the weather was stunning and we were able to spend most of our time enjoying the amazing outdoors on offer... We will defintely be back!!
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Date of stay: September 2020
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2 Helpful votes
Stuart B wrote a review Aug 2020
Auckland, New Zealand420 contributions12 helpful votes
This place is off the main road far enough not to hear any cars (even if there were any). The fittings and fixtures in this self contained unit are very high end all the rooms have a great finish, large tvs, full sky, heaters, full kitchen, ranch sliders for every room out onto the deck and a view second to none. The hosts are really nice and friendly and they have to friendly playful dogs. Would recommend in a heartbeat.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
seth r wrote a review Feb 2020
raanana214 contributions100 helpful votes
Just spent a night at this amazing location. The accommodation has two units with a shared fully equipped kitchen and dining area so it is absolutely perfect for a family or two couples traveling together. It just so happened that we had the place to ourselves and we loved it. Located 10 kilometers north of the famous Pancake Rocks, the house is isolated on a mountain with a spectacular view of the sea. The feeling is of vacationing on a tropical island - very romantic and special. Free WIFI and of course free parking. The accommodations are lovely with a comfy king sized bed, nice modern bathroom and as mentioned a shared fully equipped kitchen, dining area and a balcony with a great view. Having dinner (with wine supplied complimentary) overlooking the sunset on the sea was a unique experience.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Sleep Quality
2 Helpful votes
JanneneJ wrote a review Feb 2020
Franz Josef, New Zealand13 contributions3 helpful votes
So calm and peaceful. Well laid out and the bed was exceptionally comfortable. Beautiful stop for a night. Went out for dinner at the Punakaiki Tavern and breakfast at the the hotel in Barrytown. Lots of fun and good ole NZ cooking.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
suzieFortCollins wrote a review Feb 2020
Fort Collins869 contributions212 helpful votes
First, the location your room overlooks the Tasman Sea, views as far as the eye can see. Second quiet and peaceful just 2 rooms here, and away from the crowds but 6 minute drive to town,the rooms are tastefully decorated and beautifully handcrafted furniture. You can tell the owners but a lot of love and hard work in building this place and it shows. The 2 units share a full kitchen so if you want to cook meals u can. They don’t have a closet BUT u don’t need one plenty of drawers and hangers to hang your clothes. Great welcoming touches like nuts and sparkling wine in your room, this place would rent for 500/night on the U.S. west coast easily.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$119 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionPunakaiki
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tasman Sea Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Tasman Sea Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Truman Track (6.5 km), Pororari River Track (7.9 km), and Fox River Cave Walk (1.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tasman Sea Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Tasman Sea Retreat?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a seating area.
Is parking available at Tasman Sea Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tasman Sea Retreat?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.