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Brisbane
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night prior to a two day walk in the Abel Tasman National Park, and for one night after the walk. The accommodation was just perfect for our needs. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful, and allowed us to leave our car on their property while we were away. The studio cabins we rented were...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

abel tasman lodge is the closest public accommodation to abel tasman natl park. this is a great motel with laundry and kitchen for those needing them. jocelyn at the front desk provides wonderful, detailed advice on what to do and where to eat. we had two wonderful dinners with fine nz wines. we had a great walk through the bush...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our family spent March 16-19. There were 9 of us and we rented 2 cabins. Both cabins were completely outfitted for everything. Kitchen Utensils, pots, pans, kettles, towels, showers, bedding etc. The cabins were beautifully and comfortably appointed as well. Including heaters if we needed them. They each had fridges, sinks and stove elements for cooking. They also supplied beach...

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Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Owners extremely welcoming, they have got a good thing going for them. Rooms sooooo comfortable, clean, roomy and just pleasant. Nice to have room to put things up and not a cluttered room. Bathroom clean and roomy. Our room equipped with a frig and tea/coffee maker with silverware and plates. Just a few meters away is a fully equipped kitchen....

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nijmegen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a nice place to stay! Beautiful lodges in a lovely, quiet garden. Everything was taken care of for guests to have a nice stay: very well equiped kitchen, laundry, bbq, spa, sauna! And what a welcoming hosts! We have enjoyed Abel Tasman Lodge and like to come back again

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Abel_Tasman_Lodge, Owner at Abel Tasman Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Irene Thanks so much for your lovely review. Greatly appreciated. Glad you enjoyed all of our amenities. Thanks for the kind mention about us. Always nice to know we are doing a good job. Thanks again and hope to see you back again. Kind Regards Joce and Scott

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for Auckland Anniversary weekend. Had the best time. Joce and Scott (the guys who run the place) were so helpful. They recommended and organised our kayak and walking tours, and they were just perfect. The lodges are in a really nice spot. Right next door to where the water taxis go from yet blissfully quiet. Our lodge had...

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Abel_Tasman_Lodge, Owner at Abel Tasman Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks 87emharris, for your lovely review and kind words about the Lodge. Great to see more Kiwi's visiting on long weekends. Thanks again and hope to see you back again soon. Cheers Joce and Scott

Aarau, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at the Abel Tasman Lodge before and wanted to come back as we loved the place so much the first time. Scott and Jocelyn, the new owners, have made this place even better!! The cabins are very spacious, very nicely decorated, have everything you need and are very clean and tidy. The location in Marahau is just awesome,...

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Abel_Tasman_Lodge, Owner at Abel Tasman Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Sonia C, Thank you so much for lovely review. Glad we could improve on your previous visit, that's one of the things we try to do for every repeat visitor. We hope to see you back on your next visit!! All the best Joce and Scott

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scott and Jocelyn have created a delightful resort at the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park. Our studio chalet was spacious and well-appointed, with a contemporary bathroom and nice toiletries. The resort has also earned green awards for environmental awareness, which shows up in every detail of this well-managed resort. My personal favorite is the shared kitchen facility, which...

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Abel_Tasman_Lodge, Owner at Abel Tasman Lodge, responded to this review

Hi sophia818, Thanks so much for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed the kitchen which is really being enjoyed this season. As you say we are the ideal place to enjoy different walks into the National Park, with the water taxis so close but allowing you to enjoy comfort at the end of the day. Something the Abel Tasman is...

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owners made us feel very welcome. Bright, spacious accommodation. Own patio area - great for enjoying burger & chips from the Fat Tui and watching the wildlife. Kitchen and laundry also avalable to residents. Easy access to National Park. Breakfast served in your room - well worth the extra. We also enjoyed a huge packed lunch for one of our...

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Abel_Tasman_Lodge, Owner at Abel Tasman Lodge, responded to this review

Hi killywhan, Thanks so much for the great review and for taking the time to do so. Glad you enjoyed the breakfast and the packed lunch. Always good to know they are enjoyable. The lovely Fat Tui burgers are great as well and ideal to bring it back to the Lodge after a days activities in the Park. Thanks again...

Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice location, close to the Abel Tasman park, nice for walking or going around. Nice cottage with a lot of space, terrace in de sun, very good equipped kitchen. Very friendly hostess. Pity we did not stayed longer in this place!

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Abel_Tasman_Lodge, Owner at Abel Tasman Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Magda-en-Jan for taking the time to review us and for your lovely comments. Glad you enjoyed our spacious chalet and kitchen. Stay longer next time!! Kind Regards Joce and Scott

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 400 metres from the famed Abel Tasman National Park, restaurants, cafes, beaches, water taxis and kayaking, the Lodge is the perfect base to explore it from. Park your car and walk to all activities. After a full day of activities sit on your private deck and enjoy the late afternoon sun in beautiful native gardens while gazing at the hills of the National Park. Allow the environment to work its magic. A place to unwind, relax and enjoy. Unspoilt, hassle-free, peaceful. A range of chalets available: studio chalets with ensuite bathrooms and tea/coffee-making facilities, 1 & 2-bedroom chalets with bathrooms, cooking facilities and small lounge. Free WiFi, spa pool & sauna, BBQ, guest kitchen, laundry, room service breakfasts, off road parking, information & booking service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abel Tasman Lodge

Address: 295 Sandy Bay-Marahau Road, Marahau 7197, New Zealand (Formerly Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Marahau
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Abel Tasman Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Abel Tasman Marahau Hotel Marahau
Abel Tasman Marahau Nelson
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