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529 Curio Bay Road, Curio Bay 9884 New Zealand
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#2 of 4 Speciality lodging in Curio Bay
Panoramic views of Curio Bay from the balcony. See dolphins swimming in the surf, penguins nesting & seals basking in the sun. Split level accommodation. 2 kitchens & 2 common rooms - plenty of room to spread out. Minutes walk to petrified forest & penguin viewing platform. Private access to the beach. Friendly, helpful host. Double, Twin and Shared accommodation available. Great place to get some time out.
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Sue L wrote a review Jan 2017
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This a a lovely place to stay. Don't be put off by comments about the downstairs. We had a room downstairs, it was large even with 4 beds in it and very nice. The upstairs kitchen is for EVERYONE just climb the stairs. As well as visiting the petrified forest cross the road at the parking area and walk the loop around the forest that has been restored to its natural beauty.
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Date of stay: December 2016
Responded 7 Jan 2017
Thank you Sue
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Pixxidix wrote a review Dec 2016
Berlin, Germany680 contributions275 helpful votes
The cleanest hostel we have seen in all New Zealand. The kitchen is big and offers phenomenal views of the bay. There is a direct beach access and you can walk to see penguins, seals and dolphins. The rooms are comfortable. Would highly recommend this place. My only negative point is that it was really really cold at night.
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Date of stay: December 2016
Antonella C wrote a review Dec 2016
Castiglione della Pescaia, Toscana, Italy20 contributions14 helpful votes
We stayed in November, place is very clean and the price is reasonable. The shared kitchen has a beautiful sea view It would need a bit of renovation, and the room are pretty small but overall is ok.BeGet ready to feel the wind of the Catlins
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Date of stay: November 2016
youngtravellers222 wrote a review Dec 2016
Seminyak, Indonesia26 contributions3 helpful votes
Awesome place to stay Right in the beach front Can enjoy a nice walk around the bay or a 2 minute drive to the petrified forest to see the penguins Decent price for a private room. Free wifi, works very well. Clean and tidy, everything you need to make a meal and clean up again. TV and DVDs all available as well as many board games. Balcony to enjoy watching the sunrise :) Not a lot of water as it's caught from the rain. So you need to be very conservative.
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Date of stay: December 2016
Responded 4 Dec 2016
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Claire_HE wrote a review Nov 2016
London, United Kingdom15 contributions9 helpful votes
Stayed here for four nights in May 2016, and would go back in a heartbeat. The room was spacious and comfortable, and the downstairs kitchen was modern and cosy. There was a larger kitchen/dining area/living room upstairs, with views out onto the bay - so beautiful! Though there were other people around it felt quiet, which was perfect having been on the road for a while - it was the perfect place to recuperate and take in the beautiful surroundings. I was sad to leave! Thank you for a lovely stay.
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Date of stay: May 2016
Responded 23 Nov 2016
Thank you Claire
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US$53 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionCurio Bay
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