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Edward F
Asbury, New Jersey

WOW. Neat place to stay

Review of Kaka Retreat
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 Sept 2023via mobile
We stayed here Sept 21 to 23. The resort is very well kept. Everyone is extremely friendly. Room very comfy clean . The ground make you feel like you in a jungle birds chirping we got here before busy season and it was nice to mix with the locals in the pub and on the streets everyone will stop and talk to you for ever. Met the local police great guy we could of spent more time here but on 30 day walk about
Date of stay: September 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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          Reviewed 15 June 2023

          Fantastic. Nice and close to town. Walk is a pleasant one. Accommodation good. Good sized unit with two double beds (very comfortable!!!), kitchenette, couple of chairs. Bathroom has amazing shower much appreciated after day out walking. Warm and snug in June with radiator heating. Lovely site with own covered deck, good privacy, some garden/bush. Totally recommended this accommodation. Decor & furnishings are high standard too.
          Staff friendly and so helpful. Courtesy transfers to/from accomodation on arrival.
          and departure too.
          The big city accommodations have some lessons to learn from Kaka Retreat!

          Room tip: Based on our experience is it is worth booking here. After a day walking it was wonderful to come back here. So tranquil and cosy.
          Date of stay: May 2023
          • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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          Thank Notsocuddlymom
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          Reviewed 30 May 2023

          Really nice, clean and spacious. Free pick up from ferry (although the 400m wouldn't be hardship either 😊). Very comfy bed, nice host. The little grey cat from the neighbour is a very friendly ambassador of Stewart Island 😊🐾 Thank you for a really enjoyable stay.

          Date of stay: May 2023
          • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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          Thank Astrid J
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          Reviewed 6 May 2023

          This is just a few minute walk from the harbor. The small house was awesome and we had 3 bedrooms and a beautiful kitchen. The owner was great and answered all our questions. I will tell you that there are some pretty steep hills on the island. We enjoyed the exercise, but if you are going there and have a difficult time walking up a steep hill. Then just arrange a transport to the hotel. We saw some people going to a different hotel struggling up the steep short hill. The hotel feels like you are all alone, and it is really beautiful. We would recommend, and are very glad we stayed here. We will be back. Remember there is only one or two places to eat on the island, so the kitchen and small shop in the harbor is a real bonus.

          Date of stay: April 2023
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          Thank jimandthefamily
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          Reviewed 28 April 2023 via mobile

          Clean and totally functional but poorly maintained needs paint and carpet that’s not patched
          Way overpriced I wouldn’t pay anymore than $150 an night at best here.
          Helpful staff who did offer us a ride to Oban flight base and a lovely setting as well

          Date of stay: April 2023
          Trip type: Travelled with family
          Thank David R
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          Reviewed 28 February 2023 via mobile

          Very comfortable and well appointed lodgings within easy walking distance of downtown🤣. The transport service to and from the airport drop off was appreciated. BBQ left a little to be desired wasn’t working properly and not the cleanest other than than good honest accommodation.

          Date of stay: February 2023
          Trip type: Travelled as a couple
          Thank grantb764
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