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somerset
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Stunning, stunning, stunning. What a great place at real value for money. A must do! Just very very good. Excellent all round. Read the reviews, stay and make your own mind up, you will not be disappointed. Incredible location, accommodation, service and facilities Take your tips from Shayne and Tanya or read their detailed guide for the area.

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Thank you grandinio for your review - feedback is very important to us. We're glad to read you enjoyed your stay with us and found Anakiwa 401 to be good value for money. Thanks again.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Yours was one of the best places we stayed. Your hospitality and the atmosphere in the lodge were fantastic. If we lived in NZ we would visit your lodge frequently. Love it!! Good for couple or families with mature teenagers.

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Hi guys - thanks so much for your great review - so pleased to hear you really enjoyed your stay and the atmosphere we have created here. Should you visit NZ again, we look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for taking the time to review us - it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

In one month of NZ travel, this has been by far the best value for money. Clean, efficient and friendly. Great location and nice grounds, almost on the water front of the Marlborough Sounds. Although I was there solo, this would be a great spot for a family holiday, too.

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Wow, we couldn't ask for a better accolade from you - thank you. It's always nice to read that guests have enjoyed their stay with us in the Marlborough Sounds. It was a pleasure meeting you and maybe next time, you'll visit with your family also. Regards.

Reviewed 23 March 2016

Very nice room, clean and well-equipped Kitchen, a very friendly and relaxed Atmosphere, a hassle-free and fairly fast Wi-Fi, etremely lovely and helpful Maintainers. Nothing negative to report. Absolutely to recommend for everyone searching for a nice, uncomplicated and relaxed stay. They also have some Food for really fair prices available, good venison, e.g. It's at the beginning of the...

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Hello Kaspar, many thanks for reviewing us so positively. We're very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Anakiwa 401 and that you'd recommend our guesthouse to others - what more can we ask for - that is very much appreciated. Should you be travelling in the Marlborough Sounds region again in the future, it would be a pleasure...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 9 March 2016

What an amazing, lovely place and wonderful hosts! We really had a great time and enjoyed our stay a lot. It was the most relaxing days on our entire trip. We will definitely come back and stay longer! There are plenty of things to do when staying there. Enjoy a book or a glass of wine in the hammocks in...

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Thank you MarisAgnes83 for taking the time to review us - it's wonderful to read you enjoyed a very relaxed stay with us in our homely guesthouse. Thanks again and we really look forward to welcoming you back when you return. Cheers Tanya & Shayne

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We loved this place. The location, the owners, the facilities...everything about it just made you feel like you were special and you were staying in a special place. You see lots of reviews about places in New Zealand saying it is the 'best' but this place truly and that magic element that means that we will always look back on...

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Hi guys - thanks for your great review. It's really good to know you enjoyed a special stay with us that you'll remember fondly. Have a fantastic rest of your honeymoon and good luck. Cheers Tanya & Shayne

Turangi, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2016

A friendly welcome from Shayne & Tanya and comfortable accommodation overlooking the sound with good facilities. Swimming in the sound, using the canoes which were available and watching the Rays pass beneath us in the clear shallow waters and walking were all activities available without getting into a car. Havelock and Picton were both interesting places to visit without a...

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we appreciate the time you've taken to do this. It's brilliant to hear you found our accommodation to be comfortable and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks again.

Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

It's almost impossible to review my stay at Anakiwa 401, you might get a little tired of all the superlatives....but this really is a great place to settle in and kick back. Tanya and Shayne are fantastic hosts, it's as if they took the best of all their days travelling and Anakiwa 401 is a result. They have thought of...

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review - it's very much appreciated. Great to read you enjoyed your stay with us and it was wonderful that you were able to spend 6 days with us and really get to relax and enjoy the facilities, amenities and soak up the ambiance that we have created...

London
Reviewed 18 February 2016

It is a very beautiful guest house. I like the decorations of the room and it's pretty clean. The location is also good for a walk in Malbourgh Sound. We took a night walk to see the glow worm that night which is recommended by the owner. It is a very special experience. I find it's a mistake to book...

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

It's great to hear you enjoyed our beautiful, well decorated & clean self-catering guesthouse and its wonderful location in the Marlborough Sounds. We're pleased the glow worms were a special experience for you. It was disappointing to read you found our Continental Breakfast of cereal, yoghurt, fresh home-grown plums & nectarines, bread with butter, jam & preserves and orange juice...

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

We spent 3 fantastic nights at Anakiwa 401 - both in the "Old Library Room" with its own ensuite and in the self contained apartment. Anakiwa 401 is in a wonderful location, right at the end of the Queen Charlotte Track. What we liked: Comfortable communal areas, everything was spotlessly clean and tidy, outdoor BBQ, lots of quiet places to...

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AnakiwaJacks, Owner at Anakiwa 401, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review us. It is very much appreciated and we're so pleased to read you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed our relaxing, clean and comfortable accommodation. We do hope one day you'll return to Anakiwa 401 and look forward to welcoming you back when you do. Thanks again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small, homely self-catering guesthouse accommodation with waterfront location in the stunning Marlborough Sounds. Perfect place to relax at the end of the Queen Charlotte Track or stay here and enjoy day walks, swimming, biking, kayaking, boat cruises, water-skiing, fishing, marine life, native birds & bush, glow worms and wine tasting in New Zealand's largest wine making region, Marlborough. Double, twin, share, en-suite rooms with full kitchen facilities or a self-contained apartment available. All beds are fully made up including towels. Free use of kayaks to explore the bays. BBH discounts apply when booked direct. Official Partner of the NZ Cycle Trail. The Green Caravan Cafe is on site offering delicious coffees, ice-creams, cold drinks & snacks during summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anakiwa 401

Address: 401 Anakiwa Road | RD 1, Anakiwa 7281, New Zealand (Formerly Anakiwa Backpackers)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Anakiwa
Price Range: €66 - €101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Anakiwa 401 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Family can stay in the apartment with kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles 1020bluestem, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“verandah room!”
 of 5 bubbles Jennie154, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Restaurants a 15min drive. I would recommend bringing own food so you can enjoy the lodge.”
  • More gorgeous view just in front of lodge.
 of 5 bubbles kernie28, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“old verandah was great. The other rooms are great as well. Depends on your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles 635kaspars, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Twin room has no view, but it's 3 seconds to walk to a wonderful view.”
 of 5 bubbles Linx46, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
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