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Riwaka Retreat

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Mid-range
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Full view
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Nelson Airport31 km
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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 experie
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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 rural setting was ver
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Response from KiwiMaree, Owner at Riwaka Retreat
Responded 19 Jan 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 to my recent injury but it appears Ken managed to look after you all. All the best. Maree
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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.
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Response from KiwiMaree, Owner at Riwaka Retreat
Responded 19 Jan 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
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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 retreat in this lovely area, this house is jus
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Response from KiwiMaree, Owner at Riwaka Retreat
Responded 19 Jan 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
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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 trail.Maree and Ken, the owners who live next doo
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Response from KiwiMaree, Owner at Riwaka Retreat
Responded 19 Jan 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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Estuary Cottage and Estuary Studio
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View from bedroom window Estuary Cottage
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View from deck Estuary Studio
Hello, I have a booking for 8 & 9/2 and I just wanted to let you know we will be arriving mid afternoon. Kind regards, Therese
Hello, I have a booking for 8 & 9/2 and I just wanted to let you know we will be arriving mid afternoon. Kind regards, Therese
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
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"All good.....The Studio is more modern but Rowaka Retreat is cosy"
"We stayed in the Estuary Cottage, which was excellent for a longer stay."
"The Studio and Cottage have great verandahs facing the sun."
"The Cottage has two bedrooms and a beautiful deck overlooking the lemon tree and the chickens."
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionMotueka
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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