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Glossop, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 December 2014

Stayed here just one night 18/11/14 on our way to Fox Glacier. Shown by Cheryl to a large double room overlooking the garden and beyond it the beach. Patio doors opened onto a verandah with table and chairs and here we were served tea and freshly made muffins. Malcolm asked if we wanted an evening meal. As we hadn't let... More 

Thank LoJo54
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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148 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We looked at lots of places to stay in Hokitika and were pleased that we chose Awatuna Beachside. We wanted a place that was quiet and had a view of the water. This was perfect. It is very close to town but has much more privacy and our hosts were wonderful. We arrived late because we had stopped so may... More 

Thank chasemarta
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134 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We returned to Awatuna Beachside and were really pleased that we did! Malcolm and Cheryl made us extremely welcome. Our daughter joined us and was also very impressed. Our seaview room was excellent, as it was 2 years ago, and the gardens beautiful and the sheep and goats are gorgeous too! Cheryl cooked dinner for us and it was lovely.... More 

Thank Marjory1
at home
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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We stayed for one night at the Awatuna Beachside B&B. Malcolm, his son and his daughter-in-law were very friendly and we enjoyed an interesting conversation at breakfast. The room was nice, a bit smaller than we expected, but with a nice garden and ocean view and the garden is simply beautiful and very well maintained. The b&b is alongside the... More 

Thank Milmiria
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2014 via mobile

Awatuna Beachside is a charming house situated near the sea a few kilometres north of Hokitika. It is surrounded by a colourful garden, filled with plants and also the owners' eclectic collection of beach flotsam. There are also a number of family pets, which enliven the scene. Our room was spacious, ultra clean and very comfortable. We were welcomed with... More 

Thank Jasperco
Geneva, Switzerland
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65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Malcolm and Cheryl welcomed us with tea and cake and offered us use of their terrace as we had the one room that did not face the sea (the two seaview rooms were already taken). Our room was small but nicely furnished and it and the bathroom were very clean and comfortable. There are tea and coffee making facilities in... More 

Thank cleoch
Roskilde, Denmark
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Dear Cheryl and Malcolm, we have only stayed with you 1 night, but we were so much delighted with the stay, that I think it was one of the best during our trip around New Zealand. Wonderful, very clean and stylish room, nice breakfast and fantastik hospitality. So relaxing to sit on the terrasse with a glass of wine watching... More 

Thank EW4621
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2014

We recently spent 2 nights here and were delighted with every aspect of our stay.. The room: large, very comfortable, sliding doors to a deck with table and chairs and a view through the garden to the wild ocean! Malcolm and Cheryl are delightful hosts and will even cook an evening meal if you give them a little notice. We... More 

Thank annlaprof
Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

A very laid back friendly couple. Clean room with own bathroom and huge breakfast. The bed was also comfy. Would go back there on my next trip. Very near the beach. Tv also in room and a short trip to Hokitika.

Thank Knoppies
Issaquah, Washington
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49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Fantastic place to stay. Up-to-date rooms, nicely decorated. Host was charming and helpful. Garden was beautiful, and full of cool little inventions. Sheep and goat are fun to feed. Kayaks for paddling on the calm river that flows into the ocean just beyond the back yard. Walk down to beach - along the river it seems like all the stones... More 

Thank Entiat

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern home in country setting between the highway and beach in parklike grounds, 15 minutes drive, North of Hokitika. En-suite bedrooms open to the verandah with splendid views of the coastline, sunsets and Alps. Good base for visiting the glaciers, Punakaiki Rocks, Lake Kaniere and the stunning Hokitika Gorge. Evening meals by arrangement [24 hours notice]. Max is the all white resident cat with friendly goats and sheep in the adjoining paddocks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Awatuna Beachside

Address: 1209 Kumara Junction Highway | Awatuna RD2, Hokitika, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
Price Range: RM237 - RM458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Ask if a sea view room is available”
 of 5 bubbles LoJo54, 21 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try to get one of the two rooms facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles cleoch, 26 Feb 2014 | Read review
“You can't make your own meals in the kitchen, but there is a grill outside, which is much more better! So remember to buy meat for barbeque.”
 of 5 bubbles EW4621, 19 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room with sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles annlaprof, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
“All rooms have fantastic views of the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles caligirlUk, 8 May 2013 | Read review
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