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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

When I was looking for accomodation in Greymouth/Hokitika area, nothing really jumped out at me and then I found Shining Star which ticked all the boxes. Very friendly and helpful staff, great beachfront cabin, a jacuzzi, movies for a stormy night... and to top it off, glow worms over the road! This was a great little find with a range of accomodation to suit travellers. Highly recommend

Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank travelbunny
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ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your stay travelbunny. If you have any recommendations for us to improve our guests' experiences, please let us know. We are always looking to improve. We hope to have you stay with us again.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Husband and I stayed here for one night during our South Island road trip. We were so pleased with the place! Since it was our honeymoon the lady at the counter upgraded us to a beachfront cabin and it was absolutely amazing! The cabin was clean, tidy and cosy. We’d definitely come back again :)

Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience jemp23. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you stay with us again, maybe for the anniversary trip! For now, enjoy the rest of your honeymoon.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This place was such a great find. We stayed in Chalets # 7 and 8, which were adjoining in a single building. These are small log cabins designed for one or two people each, but also offer plenty of space inside, with a kitchenette and seating area. They sit right on the Tasman Sea, with a walking patch down to the beach, and a wooden deck overlooking the water. I just could not be more pleased with our decision to stay here.

Room tip: I doubt there are any bad rooms
Date of stay: August 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

We are happy to hear you and the rest of your party enjoyed your stay with us so much. We hope you have the opportunity to stay with us again.

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

We stayed on the two bedroom, and the kids love the upstairs room. Place is nice but we find the heater is not sufficient, thank God for the electric blanket on the bed. Very helpful receptionist and would readily give recommendations. And there is a glow worm just across the street.

Date of stay: June 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We are glad you and your family enjoyed your visit with us so much. We hope to have you stay with us again.

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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I have always favoured the Shining Star when in Hokitika. It is right on the beach and a very comfortable and affordable stay. The owners are very helpful and provide excellent local information. If you get the chance wander the beach at sunset and then explore the glow worms (just over the road) at night.

Date of stay: July 2018
Trip type: Travelled on business
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ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you for your continued business Roger. We are always happy to hear when we provide a place worth returning to and continuously enjoying. We look forward to your next stay.

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