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Ratanui Lodge

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818 Abel Tasman Drive, Pohara 7183 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsantique furnitureattention to detailabel tasmangolden baynew zealandcourse dinnerwonderful serviceacross the roadnothing is too much troubleset menuable tasman national parkcup of teafresh flowersfine diningperfect stayamazing foodbed was very comfortable
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This lodge is luxurious. We stayed here for 2 nights inbetween two Great Walks and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. The bed was very comfortable and the room large and well presented. The spa pool was a much welcomed treat. Bridget...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We arrived off the Wainui Hill in the rain, and Pete was there to pick us up with a very welcome cold local Beer, that was pretty nice! The room was great and would loved to have a swim and spa which looked beautiful but...More

Thank turtle63
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This was our final stop after walking the Abel Tasman over 4 days and I was blown away by the wonderful service and the comfort of the lodge. Steve was an extremely warm and friendly host, he really made us feel right at home. We...More

Thank Ssu L
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great end to the Abel Tasman track. Wonderful service, great lodgings. Thanks to Steve & Pete for their awesome hosting. Would definitely come back and recommend to others. The high pressure hot shower was heaven after three days of walking!

Thank CathyM2946
Reviewed 15 March 2018

There are simply special places to stay, and this is one of them. I booked Ratanui Lodge due to TripAdvisor reviews and its location. We initially drove past it, as it's hidden behind a hedge. But once we found it, we found we didn't want...More

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Just across the street from Pohara Beach in beautiful Golden Bay, New Zealand.Purpose-built in 2010 with 10 rooms, all with ensuite, Ratanui is a terrific base for exploring the northern Abel Tasman National ...More Park.Wifi is always free, continental breakfast always included, and there is a small salt-water swimming pool.The Dining Room serves three course set menu dinners, and the Cocktail Lounge is a relaxing space for a drink or two with friends. Package deals are available combining sea kayaking, boat trips and walks in the Abel Tasman National Park, or Farewell Spit Ecotours.Golden Bay is a treasure of the South Island, with golden sand beaches, eclectic artists and cafes, and a laid-back lifestyle.We welcome you to experience Ratanui and Golden Bay. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$116 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ratanui Hotel Pohara
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Traveller (56)
Room & Suite (32)
Pool & Beach (10)
Dining (5)
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.02 km away
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naris f
22 August 2014|
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Response from Stephenwakegb | Property representative |
Thanks for your message naris f. Golden Bay Coachlines provides bus service to Pohara from Nelson and can drop you off right here at Ratanui. Please let me know if there is anything else I can assist with as you plan your... More
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"The rooms are all fantastic."
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"We stayed in Room 5, which was excellent. Rooms on other side of lobby may get headlights from parking lot."
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"All rooms are great"
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"All ten rooms seem equally pleasing."
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