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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very close to Abel Tasman walk. Staff very helpful and kitchen big and clean. Rain rather affected our stay but definitely recommend this place. They kindly returned our money when we had to leave a day early

1Thank Henrietta E
Franz Josef, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Barn was an absolutely dream. Right at the cusp of Abel Tasman park, you have spectacular ocean views, and access to the beautiful beaches of the park at your doorstep. All of the cabins, kitchens and common areas were very well kept and cozy. I can't say enough about the people who run this place - Rhonda, Will you...

Thank claireconger
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived late so contacted the office and spoke to a very polite woman who left us simple instructions (park up and pay in the morning) it's a clean place with good showers and cooking facilities, in the morning we payed and the woman told us everything to do in the area, we ended up staying another night Nice place...

Thank michaelnaylor32
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Thank goodness we continued our trip past all of the stale camps along this road to find an absolute gem, an incredible, loving, warm, beautiful place ran by the most amazing and fun people so thankful! Hand written signs, fairy lights, fleet wood Mac playing on arrival in the reception and around the communal dining area, recycling points, everything so...

1Thank Jack N
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely recommend staying here if you're doing the track. Even if you don't, a beautiful place to retreat, have a wander and go explore. Great views, cosy cooking areas and comfortable beds. Super clean too! The owners are very friendly and welcoming. And there's good wifi! Highly recommend!

Thank Anneline K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stayed overnight prior to walking the Able Tasman track.. Arrived late at night and left early in morning. Nothing was too difficult for them to manage. Had a spotlessly clean room and was shown all the facilities even though it was late at night. the position is ideal with fantastic views even from the washing facilities. Super clean and...

Thank tim s
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This cozy lodge was one of the best accommodations on my trip through New Zealand. The rooms were newly renovated and we were definiely one of the first people to sleep in those beds (which weren't bunk-beds, but single-beds, which was a really nice change after all the other dorms). The commonroom and kitchen weren't the newest, but very very...

Thank Mika N
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 August 2016

At The Barn, you not only stay in a awesome clean & big hostel, you also stay in paradise! The hostel is the actual closest accommodation to the Abel Tasman National Park and it comes with a few perks: The night skies are incredible, the Sunrises are a mind-blowing show of lights and the birds are everywhere. We'll be back...

Thank Robin_Laura
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I loved my time at the Barn. My friend and I had planned on going camping in the Abel Tasman in the middle of our stay there, but the rain and winds ended up being too harsh for us to go that day. Ronda (the resident "camp mother") sorted out all of our plans and reservations for a water taxi...

1Thank Sarah8717
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Well where do we start!!! 😍 Our time at The Barn was an unforgettable and amazing experience!! It is without a doubt one of the cleanest and friendliest backpackers we've had the pleasure of staying in! We HelpX-ed here for initially 1 week, but because of the lovely staff and beautiful accommodation we ended up here for 6 whole weeks...

Thank laurabruynseels

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Additional Information about The Barn

Address: 14 Harvey Road, Marahau 7197, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Marahau
Price Range: €19 - €57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Barn 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Best access for Abel Tasman”
 of 5 bubbles stressbunny, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be at the back away from the campfire area”
 of 5 bubbles hanamiko, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“For 'rooms/hotels' above read 'Tent Sites'”
 of 5 bubbles BobJordanB, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“perfect location and very friendly staff and guests.”
 of 5 bubbles J5024ZRtims, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are really beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles laurabruynseels, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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