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Golden Bay Motel

Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (2)
132 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Accessible rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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Gary and Karen welcome you to Golden Bay Motel. Set in the township of Takaka right in the heart of Golden Bay. 5 minutes walk to cafes and restaurants and unique shopping. Just 8 kms from golden sandy beaches More and centrally located to Golden Bays most impressive treasures - Farewell Spit, Wharariki Beach, Pupu Springs, Nationals parks, beaches and forests. Golden Bay Motel features clean, spacious, comfortably furnished ground floor units with plenty of on-site parking. Studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units. All with fully equipped kitchens, fridge,tea/coffee making facilities, separate toilet and shower, heater and electric blankets. Free wifi, guest laundry and Sky TV. Under cover parking for motorbikes and secure storage for mountain bikes available. Our friendly staff will do their very best to make your stay pleasant and enjoyable. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$75 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Takaka
Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (2)
Reviews (52)
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All reviews main street golden bay main room stayed for nights a great place to stay gary unit supermarket veranda township kitchen gem
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

walking distance to shops and restaurants, warm and plenty of room with patio deck and childrens play area, old school type of motel with semi carport, Our unit was great for large family,value for money.

Thank darrinchubb
Response from gold_bay, Manager at Golden Bay MotelResponded 6 August 2018

Hi darrin, thanks for taking the time to post your comments on here. The outside does look old, but we are in the middle of some referbs so if you were to come back again some time you will notuice a big change.

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Very comfortable and well appointed. Generous breakfast. Looks out on lawn and trees. Very friendly and obliging hosts. Good value in every respect! Well positioned to enjoy the township and the region as a whole. We will be back, this is our "go to" motel...More

Thank Suegcross
Response from gold_bay, Manager at Golden Bay MotelResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback Sue and for taking the time to review our property, we really appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 17 April 2018

We stayed here for 4 nights in early March and loved both the area and the Motel. The apartment was lovely, spacious, clean, comfortable and (with the possible exception of a built in drainer) had everything required. The Bedroom was separate from the main room...More

Thank John T
Response from gold_bay, Manager at Golden Bay MotelResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you so much for reviewing our property John, we do appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you back again sometime as you revisit or explore more of this unique and beautiful area.

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This motel was spotless and I mean spotless . So much so that I went out of my way to share my appreciation with the owners . Location is great for waking in to Takaka . Nice grounds to compliment my evening glass of Pinot...More

1  Thank Matts1960
Response from gold_bay, Manager at Golden Bay MotelResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we really appreciate it and look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Clean spacious room with kitchen and balcony facing nature. I’m not sure if we were not greeting by owner himself, nevertheless a very nice guy who also offered us a fresh milk. The motel is a walking distance to restaurants in the village and driving...More

Thank Eliska03
Response from gold_bay, Manager at Golden Bay MotelResponded 28 December 2017

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and in the Bay. Thank you for taking the time to comment Eliska, we do appreciate it.

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"room 7 was great"
12 Dec 2016
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"All the same"
5 Dec 2016
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"All rooms look out on to a well kept garden, very nice to have a beer out there and watch the sun go down."
19 Mar 2016
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"We had room 2, very nice, would be perfect for 2 couples as it had 2 double bedrooms"
17 Feb 2016
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