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Accommodation in Golden Bay

Golden Bay has accommodation across all price points from luxurious lodges to fun and funky camp grounds where the kids can have a ball.

Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park

Pohara Beach TOP 10 Holiday Parks beachfront position, perfect for swimming or romantic strolls. Beds for every budget from Motels, Self-Contained, Ensuite, Kitchen to Standard Cabins. Wi-Fi, Playground, Onsite Store, Takeaways, Restaurants, Cafes and Bars within 200m. Stress free booking advice. 4Star Plus modern award winning Holiday Park.

Phone : 0800 POHARA or 03 525 9500

Phone: 03-525-9500

Golden Bay Motel

Offering friendly personal service we are only a few minutes walk to Takaka township, shops, cafes and restaurants and just 9 kms from the beach. Our spacious sunny accommodation consists of a selection of 9 clean, quiet and comfortable self contained ground floor units including studio, one bedroom and family units with 2 or 3 bedrooms -all overlooking our large lawn and attractive garden with play area. Covered parking for motorbikes and secure garaging for mountain bikes.

132 Commercial Street, Takaka
Tariff: $125-160/couple
Phone: 0800401212
Email: gold.bay@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.goldenbaymotel.co.nz
Map: Click here

Twin Waters Lodge

Peace, tranquility, native bird life, a sandy beach, native forest and affordable luxury amongst some of the most varied scenery and activities New Zealand has to offer are the hallmarks of a stay at Twin Waters Lodge.

We're 9 kilometres north of Collingwood.

30 Totara Avenue Collingwood / Pakawau
Tariff: $180-280/couple
Phone: 03-524-8014
Email: stay@twinwaters.co.nz
Web: www.twinwaters.co.nz
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Collingwood Park Motel

Stroll to cafes, the beach, art and craft shops, museum and more. Close to Farewell Spit, Heaphy and Kaituna Track. 7 family units, 2 studio units, plenty of parking.

Campervan/motorhome sites available.

Phone: 03-524-8499

Anatoki Lodge Motels

Anatoki Lodge Motel offers you friendly, personal service, with a range of options from sunny spacious Studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom Units, there is accommodation to suit your every need. Eleven comfortable ground level non-smoking units, tastefully decorated and equipped.

Phone: 03-525-8047

Sans Souci Inn

The Sans Souci Inn is a lodge style accommodation built in an artistic blend of Mediterranean and ecological architecture.

It's only a 2-minute walk to the safe and sandy Pohara beach, shop, cafes and restaurants. Our on-site restaurant has a high reputation for its dinners and irresistible desserts using ingredients from our own organic garden and locally grown produce when possible.

11 Richmond Road, Pohara
Phone: 03-525-8663
Email: reto@sanssouciinn.co.nz
Web: www.sanssouciinn.co.nz
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Rose Cottage Motel

Self contained motel features free WiFi access and free private parking.

A flat-screen TV, as well as a CD player are featured. Certain units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a kettle in the room. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Phone: 035259550

Anahata Yoga Retreat

Anahata Yoga Retreat in New Zealand's South Island, provides an experience of yogic living in the midst of native bush and expansive ocean views of Golden Bay.

Phone: 03-525-9887
Email: yoga@anahata-retreat.org.nz
Web: www.anahata-retreat.org.nz
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Telegraph Hotel

Telegraph Hotel
Clean, comfortable, newly decorated rooms. Great restaurant, too.

2 Motupipi Street, Takaka, Golden Bay
Phone: 03-525-9445
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Hack & Stay Horse Backpackers & Farmstay

Hack Farm - Horse Activities and Accommodation - for Outrider

Hack'n Stay is dedicated to those who want to enjoy the simple things in life. Bring your own horse or enjoy time with one of ours.

Phone: 03-525-9434

Gazebo Backpackers

Golden Bay's clothing-optional budget backpackers located on a quiet street yet within walking distance from the Information Centre and town core. Free wireless internet, freeview HD TV, workout gym, BBQ and lovely gardens. Two private rooms and a dorm room. Usually limited to 5-6 guests.

Phone: 022-307-2640

Song of the Tui

Luxury boutique accommodation. 3 en-suites in a stunning location with views of Aorere Valley.

Boutique lodge in the beautiful and historical valley of the Aorere River, Golden Bay, one of the stunning backdrops used in Lord of the Rings and where the first gold rush started in New Zealand.

Phone: 03-524-8717

Sunshine Base

Enjoy Golden Bay from this great sunny central base. Close enough to walk to Takaka Township for shops and cafes, but far enough away to be quiet and peaceful. Families welcome.

This is a very comfortable and convenient spot to explore from. Rototai Beach and great river swimming are within 5 minutes' drive. Visit Te Waikoropupu Springs, Abel Tasman National Park, Farewell Spit and all the wonderful art, cafes, and other attractions Golden Bay has to offer. Come, relax and be inspired.

9A Rototai Road, Takaka
Phone: 0273625598
Email: tess.james@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.holidayhouses.co.nz/properties/61705
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Somerset House Backpackers & Trampers (Walkers) Transport

Historic boutique property offering a quiet, friendly, clean and welcoming atmosphere above Collingwood township. Beds from $27/night, singles, twins and doubles. 88% BBH rating. Heaphy Track specialists.

12 Gibbs Road, Collingwood
Phone: 03-524-8624
Email: info@backpackerscollingwood.co.nz
Web: www.backpackerscollingwood.co.nz
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Golden Bay Holiday Park

Golden Bay Holiday Park, our Golden Bay vacation park, provides an ideal holiday haven situated on the private and secluded beachfront at Tukurua Beach. 18 km north of Takaka, and 2 minutes from the Mussel Inn by car (or 20 mins walk), our holiday park is bounded by native bush, peaceful stream and a private secluded beach. Large beachfront caravan and tent sites. "A slice of Paradise".

Phone: 03-525-9742
Email: goldenbay.holiday@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.goldenbayholidaypark.co.nz
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Adrift in Golden Bay - Beachfront Accommodation

5-star luxury, beachfront accommodation situated on the waters edge of quiet, private, sandy Tukurua Beach. Five self-contained Cottages and a Studio spread over 1 Ha of landscaped gardens ensures guest privacy and a peaceful, relaxed and romantic holiday atmosphere.

52 Tukurua Rd, Tukurua
Phone: 035258353
Email: info@adrift.co.nz
Web: www.adrift.co.nz
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Rocky Ridge Cottage

Modern, fully self-contained accommodation with native bushland views. Only a 10 minute drive to Takaka township and a 10-15 minute drive to the beaches of Golden Bay.

Phone: 035259987

The Rocks Chalets

Individual private affordable luxury island-style ensuite accommodation with on-site restaurant.
Set amongst stunning Karst rock formations in four acres of award winning gardens and winner of a Trip advisor traveller's choice award.
We are proud to have been home to the second production office
and crew of The Hobbit movie for two weeks.

2086 Takaka Valley Highway, Takaka, Golden Bay
Tariff: $125-260/couple
Phone: 03-525-8096
Email: stay@therockschalets.co.nz
Web: www.accommodationtakaka.co.nz
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Golden Bay Hideaway

The only accommodation at the northern end of Abel Tasman National Park. Unique cosy house-truck or most energy efficient eco house in New Zealand. Total privacy and peaceful setting , amazing sea and bush views.

Wetland View Park

Discover the wild West Coast of Golden Bay from the luxury of our chalets.

  • Peace privacy and amazing birdsong
  • Get right away from it all
  • Fully serviced chalets
  • Self cater or meals available
  • Handy to West Coast beaches
  • Lovely bush and wetland walks

The tranquil setting and lovely outlook is the perfect base for you to explore the area.

115 Snake Creek Road, Mangarakau
Phone: 035248788
Email: info@wetlandviewpark.co.nz
Web: www.wetlandviewpark.co.nz
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The Station House Motel

Enjoy a relaxing stay at The Station House Motel

Phone: 0800-752-722
Email: thestationhouse@xtra.co.nz

Pohara Beachfront Motel

The perfect seaside holiday at Pohara Beachfront Motel, located right on the beach in the heart of Pohara. Wake to the sound of the sea in comfortable units, with a relaxing atmosphere that combine to ensure a truly enjoyable holiday.

Freephone: 0800 862 322

Tennyson Street, Pohara
Phone: 03-525-9660
Email: stay@poharamotel.co.nz
Web: www.poharamotel.co.nz
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Pakawau Beach Park

Beachfront cabins, tent and campervan sites. Safe sandy swimming beach, children's playground. Cafe-restaurant-bar across road. 10 minutes north of Collingwood on road to Farewell Spit.

Phone: 03-5248308

Shady Rest

An original grand historic house situated on Takaka's main street, set back from the road amongst tall and beautiful native trees. Your hosts Janice and Mark offer luxury accommodation and breakfast to suit your taste.

Golden Bay
Phone: 03-525-9669

Wharariki Beach Holiday Park

Just under one hour's drive from Takaka a short gravel road takes you to the Northernmost holiday park in the South Island. This new Eco-friendly holiday park is the closest accommodation to the spectacular Wharariki Beach. It has tent sites, powered campervan sites and a backpackers lodge. All wheelchair friendly. Magical sunsets and moonlight nights, a photographer's dream.

Phone: 03-524-8507

Kiwiana Backpackers

Kiwiana Backpackers hostel is located only 5 minutes walk from the Takaka town centre and it's wonderful cafe's, bars, movie theater, shopping, supermarket and visitors information centre.

Phone: 03-525-7676

Waitapu Springs B&B

Large beautiful garden, rural view, 10 min. walk from town-centre, indoor pool, hot tubs, Scandinavian wood-fire sauna, Belgian breakfast.

Ratanui Lodge

Golden Bay's newest boutique accommodation and restaurant, in the heart of Pohara Beach. Free wifi and continental breakfast

818 Abel Tasman Drive, Pohara
Phone: 03-525-7998
Email: info@ratanuilodge.com
Web: www.ratanuilodge.com
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Zatori Retreat is a destination set in gorgeous Collingwood overlooking the village and estuary. Its an absolutely stunning site fully refurbished into four luxury suites all with private decks, plush rooms with ensuites and an affordable backpacker accommodation (From $60/pers/night)

< Close to horse riding, caving, the Heaphy Track, Farewell Spit tours & the famous Mussel Inn.
< We provide kayaks, paddle boards, bicycles.
< We also can arrange massage treatments and yoga classes on site.

2321 Takaka - Collingwood Hwy, Golden Bay
Tariff: $60-0/couple
Phone: 03-524-8692
Email: info@zatori.co.nz
Web: www.zatori.co.nz
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Mohua Motels

Warm and relaxing, pleasantly-appointed modern motel apartments at the entrance to Takaka township. Pastoral setting, full kitchenettes, free unlimited internet.

22 Willow Street Takaka 7110
Tariff: $100-0/couple
Phone: 035257222
Email: stay@mohuamotels.co.nz
Web: www.mohuamotels.co.nz
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Moonbow Beach Bed & Breakfast

Beachfront, great views, quiet, private, spacious deck, big bath. Bird friendly garden. Only 10 minutes north of Takaka, central to all of Golden Bay's beaches, forests and excellent restaurants, and walking distance to the famous Mussel Inn.

Phone: 03-525-9298

Pioneer Motels

In the heart of Collingwood, where you'll find a cafe, tavern with restaurant and general store. We're just a stroll from the beach and Aorere River. 2 x 2 bedroom units, 1 x 3 bedroom unit with wheelchair access.

Freephone: 0800 180 109

18 Tasman Street, Collingwood
Phone: 03-524-8109
Email: pioneermotels@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.pioneermotelscollingwood.com
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Pohara Stone House

Spacious home with many extras, great deck for entertaining, and safe beach for children. Great sea views, and sought-after location across the road from the very popular Pohara Beach. Walking distance from restaurants, shops, tennis courts. Boat ramp close by.

2 Pohara Valley Road, Pohara
Phone: 035257970
Email: mark.pascoe@xtra.co.nz
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The Sandcastle Chalet Accommodation

We have 6 self-contained chalets set in a peaceful gardens and native bush. All of the stunning scenery, beaches, walks and attractions of the bay are just a short distance away from your chalet.

Golden Bay
Phone: 03-525-9087

Wildcat Motel and Fishing Charters

Looking for genuine kiwi hospitality, recreation & relaxation, you'll find lots of it here. We have six fully self-contained apartments, a secluded garden, a dedicated large BBQ area, with plenty of seating. Free wifi onsite. Situated just a short drive from Abel Tasman National Park, cafes and restaurants, makes us a great base to explore Golden Bay from.

688 Abel Tasman Drive, Pohara
Tariff: $95-130/couple
Phone: 03-525-9438
Email: info@wildcatmotelgoldenbay.co.nz
Web: www.wildcatmotelgoldenbay.co.nz
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Patons Rock Beach Villas

Enjoy the space and privacy of our modern self-contained 2 bedroom villas, which are serviced daily. Surrounded in gardens, the villas are peaceful. Watch the quail and pukeko running about. We are a short stroll to a stunning swimming beach and centrally located for exploring Golden Bay.

177 Patons Rock Road, Puramahoi
Phone: 03-525-8262
Email: info@patonsrockbeachvillas.co.nz
Web: www.patonsrockbeachvillas.co.nz
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Autumn Farm

Boutique clothing optional/naturist camping area in spacious private garden. Adults only. Str8 friendly. No pets. $25pp/night. Unisex facilities. Kitchen, laundry, wifi, plunge pool. Compost toilet.
3 kms from Takaka. Close to Paynes Ford river swimming. Power available for motorhomes.

Phone: 035259013

Patons Rock Sea & Beach View B&B

Bed & Breakfast, self-contained holiday home. 3 bedrooms. 2 minutes walk to safe, sandy beach. Views from Farewell Spit to Separation Point. Self-contained 2 bedroom flat downstairs.

9 Bydder Terrace, Patons Rock Road
Phone: 03-525-7230
Email: kaliswj@gmail.com
Web: www.patonsrockseaandbeachview.co.nz
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Collingwood Camping Ground

In the heart of Collingwood.

  • Friendly, comfortable, affordable
  • Cabins, tent sites, powered sites
  • Well equipped kitchen and TV room
  • Toilet/shower and laundry facilities
  • Internet access
  • Tennis Courts
  • Boat Ramp
6 William Street, Collingwood
Phone: 03-524-8149
Email: manager@collingwoodcampingground.co.nz
Web: www.holidayparks.co.nz/collingwood
Map: Click here

Tullamore Beach House

Tucked into a lush, forested hillside with sweeping panoramic views right across Golden Bay, Tullamore Beach House is a rare delight on one of New Zealand's most pristine stretches of coastline.

Beach Road, Collingwood
Phone: 03-541-8687
Email: enquiries@tullamoorebeachhouse.co.nz
Web: www.tullamoorebeachhouse.co.nz
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Absolute Beachfront at Patons Rock

Absolute Beachfront at Patons Rock
Our holiday house is right on the beach at beautiful Patons Rock. The extensive open plan living area and deck along the front of this classic beachside home offer you a panoramic view from Farewell spit to Separation Point. We also have 2 sit on kayaks and 2 stand up paddleboards (SUP) which guests are welcome to use.

The Bay Lodge

Relax in style ! Luxury B&B in Pohara. Modern suites - Outdoor spa - Spectacular views - Private tours. We invite you to share our haven of peace and tranquillity.

Our elevated location offers you an all-day relaxation with native birdsong from the nearby nature reserve and unsurpassed sea views over the Bay. (We speak English, French, Dutch and German.)

Phone: 03-525-9198
Email: welcome@thebaylodge.co.nz
Web: www.thebaylodge.co.nz
Map: Click here

Rainbow Community Backpackers

11km from Takaka, situated in the tranquil and beautiful Anatoki Valley. Bordered by Kahurangi National Park and gateway to the mountains beyond. We offer the traveller the chance to get off the beaten track. Bush walks, tramping, swimming, waterfall walk, farm animals. Well appointed accommodation in our much loved Community House.

Rainbow Valley Community McCallum Road Takaka R.D.1 Golden Bay New Zealand
Email: rnbholloway@gmail.com
Web: www.rainbowcommunity.org.nz

Takaka Camping and Cabins

Situated just 300 metres from town yet very rural and quiet. Home to the hottest showers in the world. Wi-Fi etc. Powered and non-powered sites. Share facility cabins available. Our pleasure is yours.

56 Motupipi Street, Takaka
Phone: 03-525-7300
Email: ltron@takakacampingandcabins.co.nz
Web: www.takakacampingandcabins.co.nz
Map: Click here
The Mussel Inn Cafe Bar & Brewery
Adrift in Golden Bay - Beachfront Accommodation
Farewell Spit Eco Tours

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