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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a cabin with my wife while my son and family stayed in their tent Communal kitchen area's which were busy both morning and evening, supplied with crockery, cutlery, pots and pans etc The sand flies were a real pest so make sure you have plenty of protection The area around the site is fabulous and boat trips to...

Thank corkytheoldsoul
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2017

BUT As others have reported the noise levels at night at the Barn are ridiculous. We booked two tent sites a couple of weeks before arriving and were given two large sites near the kitchen and all facilities. As I said nocomplaints about the location of the facilities Through the day it was very quiet but as night arrived the...

2Thank BobJordanB
New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed in a cabin at The Barn for one night before a brief Abel Tasman Track experience then moving on. It was a fairly standard camping ground set up designed for short term travellers who mostly are presumably going to walk the track. The cabin was clean, tidy and comfortable and we were pleasantly surprised to find linen and...

Thank DerrickandMyra
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The location is great - you basically cannot get closer near the entrance to Abel Tasman. Also, you can walk to two good places for dinner. I had a double cabin which had a very nice sunrise view in the morning and the mattress was also good. The facilities are good but it is more of a camping site than...

Thank whiteorbit1
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If sleeping through the day and partying at night is your gig, then this is the place to stay. Don't expect much sleep after the camper van loads of under 25's roll in for the night. Camp manager doesn't seem to care too much, but then why would he? He's far enough away in another field not to be bothered.

Thank Joanne J
BarnAbelTasman, Manager at The Barn, responded to this review

Hey Thanks for your feed back. We hope everybody has a good stay that comes to The Abel Tasman National Park and The Barn. We have a selection of Cabins, Dorm rooms and Camping sites to try and suit your style of travelling. We do not condone noise after 10:30pm and as such have nightly patrols around this time. We...

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Nice hostel with good facilities. The place is clean and comfortable. The only fault was the staff, their attitudes were terrible, really unhelpful and ignorant especially Rhonda. I think they need to improve their manners because they have a great place.

Thank Mr_Slyman
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and humorous hosts await you at The Barn with rather spectacular views. Facilities are equipped with everything you'd need and if you happen to arrive on a soggy day, don't fear as there will be a roaring fire in the communal area. As a frequent camper, I'd say it's the best I've come across.

Thank Matty S
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great spot. Keen to help everyone, finding spaces to park the campers, even though the masses had arrived after 2 days of constant rain. Nothing was too much trouble. Helped us to book trips and organised free transport. We would highly recommend. Well done guys. The

Thank 186254Jane
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Barn has the option of camping, campervans, cabins and dorms so someting or everyone. It was really clean, well run, toilet facilities for campers were excellent. I was impressed that they haven't just tried to fit in as many tents and campervans as possible, so each tent pitch has a good amount of room and the bathrooms were never...

Thank Footyems
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here just one night but it was very nice. Clean and decent matresses, mosquito nets on windows, showers and toilets were good. Reception has drinks, some food and leaflets. Short walk to the beach where there is a restaurant. And even shorter walk to most of the kayak companies. I didn't use the kitchen or lounge facilities so...

Thank Alicia C

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Address: 14 Harvey Road, Marahau 7197, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Marahau
Price Range: RM93 - RM275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Barn 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Best access for Abel Tasman”
 of 5 bubbles stressbunny, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be at the back away from the campfire area”
 of 5 bubbles hanamiko, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“For 'rooms/hotels' above read 'Tent Sites'”
 of 5 bubbles BobJordanB, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“perfect location and very friendly staff and guests.”
 of 5 bubbles J5024ZRtims, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are really beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles laurabruynseels, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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