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Riwaka Retreat

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55 School Road, Motueka 7198 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Riwaka Retreat is ideally located close to Abel Tasman National Park, the 15-minutes drive to Marahau is very picturesque itself. The accommodation provides everything that is needed so that we had some lovely evenings there. Thank you for your hospitality, it was a great experience!

Thank solveig392
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We stayed 4 nights at the Riwaka Ritz in January 2018, and Maree and Ken were fantastic hosts. The cottage was charming, very clean and had everything we needed for our family holiday. Great to get some local recommendations such as nearby beaches, and the...More

Thank gwwf
Response from KiwiMaree, Owner at Riwaka RetreatResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am pleased the Riwaka Ritz worked out for you and your family. I hope you had an amazing time crossing off all those activities. Once more I apologise for not welcoming you in person due...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Excellent cottage with plenty of room for a family. The hosts were wonderful and always checked if we had everything we needed. Provided a very extensive breakfast and were always keen to help if needs be. Very friendly and lovely people.

Thank larajohnson64
Response from KiwiMaree, Owner at Riwaka RetreatResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you Lara for doing a review for us. You were a lovely family and we enjoyed your stay and showing you the Abel Tasman. Hopefully mum and your brother can make it out here sometime. May you have many happy travels:) Maree

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We stopped here(in Jan 2015) for a couple nights after driving  from Franz Josef Glacier as our base to explore Nelson region. There are just a few houses so it is a relax and lovely place to stay. If you want a comfortable and quiet...More

Thank elkasydney
Response from KiwiMaree, Owner at Riwaka RetreatResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you for appreciating our lovely spot. We are a great base for exploring the area and really appreciate your recommendation, and for taking the time to review us. All the best. Maree

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Riwaka in early February after a hectic few weeks of travel. Estuary cottage was the ideal place to unwind, tour the area and do our washing. It is an oasis of calm on the fruit growing plain. Close to the Abel Tasman...More

Thank Kathy S
Response from KiwiMaree, Owner at Riwaka RetreatResponded 20 January 2018

So pleased you enjoyed your stay Kathy and managed to have your friends to visit. We are so appreciative of recommendations and referrals and thank you kindly for these. Maree

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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
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Room & Suite (3)
Pool & Beach (2)
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6 February 2017|
Response from KiwiMaree | Property representative |
That's good Therese thanks. If no-one around Estuary Studio will be unlocked. Make yourselves comfortable and we will catch up later. Cheers Maree
Room Tips
"All good.....The Studio is more modern but Rowaka Retreat is cosy"
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"We stayed in the Estuary Cottage, which was excellent for a longer stay."
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"The Studio and Cottage have great verandahs facing the sun."
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"The Cottage has two bedrooms and a beautiful deck overlooking the lemon tree and the chickens."
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