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El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 4 February 2012

We stayed for two nights and loved the quiet beauty of Resurgence. Claire and Peter were welcoming hosts to this 5.5 acre island of serenity near the madness that can be Abel Tasman. We had the Kahurangi Point Bush Lodge, which was a lovely, very private unit. There was a bedroom and bath upstairs, and a living room area with...

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Reviewed 29 January 2012

We stayed here for three nights while exploring Abel Tasman on our honeymoon. The lodge cabin was a wonderful and private place to stay. The lodge we stayed in was beautifully appointed with stunning views across the valley. We dined at the Resurgence on our first night. Claire's cooking is excellent and the meal a highlight of our stay here....

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 27 January 2012

We stayed in this place for 3 nights in Jan 2012 and we liked it a lot. The lodges are spacious and the environment is stunningly beautiful. Claire and Peter are very friendly hosts and trying to fullfil all your wishes.

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 25 January 2012

We stayed three nights at this wonderful place. The cabin was luxury and met all our expectations. Our hosts were very helpful and always available for recommendations. Dinner was served in nice atmosphere. We had wonderful days and would return any time.

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New York, NY
Reviewed 22 January 2012

I'll join the many reviewers calling The Resurgence a highlight on their South Island vacation; I joined TripAdvisor solely to inform people who might have overlooked it during their planning process, as I almost did. The setting is among the most visually stunning in New Zealand -- so green, lush, varied and alive you feel you must be dreaming. You...

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Orange County, CA
Reviewed 18 January 2012

My wife and I enjoyed a short stay at The Resurgence, 3 nights during our 10 day trip to New Zealand. The property was truly special, a very nice location amongst the trees and mountainsides. We had breakfast and dinner each day and each meal was nearly perfect. Claire and Peter, although quite humble about it, are superb chefs. Our...

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Surrey England
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Our four night stay here over Christmas was idyllic. We stayed in the Leslie Karamea Lodge room which was spacious and light and spotlessly clean.The bed was huge and very comfortable.I am fussy about pillows.They were just right. I loved the large walk in closet and the roomy bathroom with good quality towels and toiletries and restful decor. The setting...

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Netherlands
Reviewed 3 January 2012

We booked for new years eve and, although we only had one night there, the relaxed homely atmosphere combined with an underlying quality of rooms, food, view and company can not be faulted. I travel regularly for work staying in the usual mainstream high quality hotels and wanted a retreat with quality and peacefulness and a really welcoming atmosphere. Within...

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Reviewed 3 January 2012

Awesome spot of earth. world class hospitality. Food was really great. And don't forget to walk down to the resurgence and take a dip! Claire and Peter were awesome hosts who know just how to make you fell relaxed.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We stayed at the Resurgence in one of the "Bush Lodges" for 4 nights. The lodge is in a beautiful setting amongst the lush mountains and hills outside of Abel Tasman National Park. I think its description as a "luxury accommodation" is a bit disingenuous though. The lodge that we stayed in was clean and comfortable, but hardly luxurious. It...

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Clare d, Owner at The Resurgence, responded to this review

I guess you cannot please everyone all the time, but we are always truly disappointed when someone does not let us know that they are missing something while we can do something about it. For the records, this couple booked 4 nights in a Bush Chalet (not a luxury Bush Lodge) and they arrived during the worst rain that Nelson...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voted one of the world's 25 best luxury eco-lodges (National Geographic Traveler 2013), The Resurgence is set in 50 acres of tranquil wilderness with 5km of bush tracks. Surrounded by birds, this relaxed and friendly Lodge is a perfect base for exploring the Nelson Region. Select Boutique Lodge Rooms or self-contained Bush Suites on Dinner B&B or self-contained basis. Dinner is a highlight with 4-course gourmet farm-to-table dining showcasing Nelson wine and produce. The Resurgence is the closest 5-star lodge to the Abel Tasman National Park and also offers easy day trips to Golden Bay, Kahurangi National Park or Nelson art studios and wineries. Let your well-travelled hosts help you plan activities such as kayaking, hikes and birding trips to winery and art tours. This child-free, smoke free resort with pool, spa and massage therapies is accessible by road, 45 minutes from Nelson airport. Ideal for honeymoons and for active couples who enjoy good food and nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Resurgence

Address: 574 Riwaka Valley Road | RD3 Motueka, Riwaka 7198, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Riwaka
Price Range: €386 - €507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Resurgence 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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