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Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of ten of us stayed at Kanuka ridge and were given great hospitality from the moment we arrived. The shared room had a small deck and was only a short walk to the communal showers and kitchen which were very clean and well-equipped. The owners were happy to assist in lending bicycles and assisted in arranging transport to...

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Stuart R, Owner at Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers, responded to this review

It was great to have your group stay with us at Kanuka Ridge Backpackers,we enjoyed it as much as you. We are glad that you enjoyed our small hostel. We look forward to seeing you all again on your next adventure in the Abel Tasman.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I (both 19yo) had such a lovely stay here in February. The owners were very friendly and went the extra mile to make sure our stay was enjoyable. They lent us their bikes to cycle down to the nearby beach for sunset - such a beautiful spot in New Zealand. Rooms were very clean and the kitchen...

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Stuart R, Owner at Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed Kanuka Ridge Backpackers and your bike ride at sunset down to our beautiful beach in Marahau.

Gävle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners were fantastic, they helped us plan and book our trip. The place is neat and clean. Our family had two ensuites, the bathrooms are quite big, and definitely clean. Kitchen is tidy. Our children enjoyed the DVD room. Remember to buy groceries for example in Motueka. There isn't much to buy in Marahau, although we had really nice...

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abeltasmanbackpacker, Owner at Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and wonderful review. We are pleased you and the children had a great time at Kanuka Ridge and in the Abel Tasman National Park. I enjoyed catching up on my swedish. We hope to see you again one day !

Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just stayed there for one night, but we wished we stayed longer! absolutely neat place near marahau, hot showers and a nice, tidy kitchen! (knifes that really cut! :D) The beds are so comfy and we felt welcome from the very first second we arrived. The couple is really friendly and caring - couldn't be better :) and they...

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abeltasmanbackpacker, Owner at Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers, responded to this review

Grüezi Andrina und Joy, we are both glad that you enjoyed the hospitality of Kanuka Ridge. We look forward to seeing you both in the future in NZ or in CH. if you want to check out on the progress of our renovations, go to our Facebook page Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers or on Instagram kanukaridgebackpackers

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stayed at Kanuka Ridge over Easter in a group of 10 and had the best service anyone could expect. Stu and Andi went out of their way to make our short stop over in Marahau after kayaking the Abel Tasman as easy and comfortable as possible. Very welcoming! The rooms were all clean and tidy, and the setting amongst...

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abeltasmanbackpacker, Owner at Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure to have you guys stay at Kanuka Ridge.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A group of nine of us stayed at Kanuka ridge and were given great hospitality from the moment we arrived. I stayed in a private room with a small deck and was only a short walk to the communal showers and kitchen which were immaculately clean and well-equipped. Although a little out of town the owners were happy to assist...

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abeltasmanbackpacker, Owner at Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We really enjoyed having you all stay here at Kanuka Ridge.We look forward to seeing you all on your next adventure if you are in the Abel Tasman.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Lovely place in a great location. Unfortunately it was pouring with rain when we visited so we were thankful of the cosy lounge to watch a DVD! It would be beautiful in the sunshine though and very easy access for the national park.

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abeltasmanbackpacker, Owner at Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers, responded to this review

We are pleased that the lounge was of use to you and I hope you enjoyed the DVD. Lets hope the weather improves on your next visit to the Abel Tasman.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A little outside of Marahau situated, this hostel provides you with all your needs when staying in the Abel Tasman national park for a few days. Easily accessible by car and the bus can drop you off at the corner. When you do not have a car you can take free bikes for a 10 min. bike ride to Marahau....

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Here you feel like your staying out in the bush miles away from anywhere but your only a 10 minute drive from where the activities happen. It's quite and clean. The showers and kitchen are in a separate building from where you sleep but its not to far away. With no light pollution you can sit and look at the...

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Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My partner and I arrived in the afternoon and were greeted by the owners friendly dog. Walking into the reception we were greeted by the unenthusiastic lady who owns the lodge (along with her partner I think). We were first told not to throw a stick for the dog as it was too hot for the dog to be running...

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Welcome to Kanuka Ridge Abel Tasman Backpackers. Enjoy starry nights and birdsong in our native bush surroundings while you rejuvenate or plan your Abel Tasman adventure. Onsite booking & info for kayaking, walking and water taxis. Modern, clean kitchen, heated rooms, bedding provided. Free WiFi, tea, coffee & gear storage. Friendly, knowledgeable local staff to ensure you have a quality experience. ... more   less 

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Address: 21 Moss Road, Marahau, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park
Number of rooms: 8
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“The private rooms have a great balcony with stunning view, and luxurious bathrooms!”
HellieNZ, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Worth paying the extra for an en-suite cabin.”
PeterS419, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Select double room which has toilets attached. During nights , there wont be much light... so it would be very pathetic to walk for some meters in dark and cold night.”
Sandeep1984, 22 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Choose ensuite if you are concerned about walking outside down gravel driveway to get to bathroom.”
Tessa159, 17 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Double ensuite rooms share a lovely deck!”
JamieB652, 1 Jan 2014 | Read review
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