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Buena Vista Marahau Apartments

71 Marahau Valley Road, Abel Tasman National Park RD2, New Zealand
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4/2/2018 5/2/2018
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“national park” (5 reviews)
“self catering” (2 reviews)
“stayed nights” (2 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Absolutely great location and a truly beautiful flat. Sadly the welcome was not to match. We added extra guests ahead of time, which was agreed in writing with the host Christa, as was the additional cost. Perhaps this prompted distrust, which was unfortunate but it...More

2  Thank kbs2017
Response from buenavista2015, Owner at Buena Vista Marahau ApartmentsResponded 11 January 2017

Second review. Hi Claire and team, thank you for the second review from your party. I'm sorry that you arrived with more people than agreed - we do charge for extra guests. I'm pleased that you liked Herman and enjoyed the Abel Tasman, it is...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Lovely and helpful hosts- thank you Christa,we felt very welcome!!! Great location--the perfect start to explore this wonderful part of New Zealand! Tidy rooms-- -everything you need for a relaxing holiday We will come back!!!!!!

Thank scheibes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Thanks to Christa and all of the staff. So helpful and great people. We felt so welcome, and settled straight into the holiday because of this. Rooms and facilities are also very well presented, very clean, and the rooms have everything you need.

Thank 336daveo
Response from buenavista2015, Owner at Buena Vista Marahau ApartmentsResponded 3 January 2017

Thank you guys for your review. Its been lovely to have you here at Buena Vista, and to help you enjoy your holiday from day one. Hope to welcome you again. All the best for your little man, he is gorgeous.

Reviewed 25 December 2016

We had a wonderful experience at Buena Vista! The location is superb with the water, bush, birds and the views and the beach and park close at hand. The apartment was spotless and well-appointed and we found Christa incredibly friendly, welcoming and helpful - she...More

Thank dcolt47
Response from buenavista2015, Owner at Buena Vista Marahau ApartmentsResponded 26 December 2016

Thanks you guys for your great review. Its very rewarding, if people are happy and enjoying them selves when staying with us. You can always come back to our little bit of paradise, right by the edge of the popular Abel Tasman National Park with...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

NOT RECOMMENDED ! On a fabulous once in a lifetime trip to New Zealand and after meeting so many lovely NZ hosts we came upon Christa, this host .. She was hostile, rude, insulting and dishonest .. Constantly asking for more money than agreed. DO...More

Thank Indiarose100
Response from buenavista2015, Owner at Buena Vista Marahau ApartmentsResponded 25 December 2016

Hello Claire and team, this is very funny, how you turn things around. Arriving with more people, than you had booked with us, for one. Being unhappy and travel tired. Not appreciating the most beautiful area to travel in and the great accommodation we provide...More

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Top amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Room amenities
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Room types
  • Kitchenette ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 3
  • Location
  • New Zealand >
  • South Island >
  • Nelson-Tasman Region >
  • Abel Tasman National Park
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"Ask for the suites with a view. Only 1 of the 3 suites is large enough for kids."
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"Salsa is for a family and Tango for a couple on honeymoon"
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"Depends if you prefer bush or view!"
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"We would recommend Tango for the view...but didn't see the other units."
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