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Anatoki Lodge Motel
Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Takaka
Reviewed 6 March 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights with friends (all seniors) and had the spacious 2 bed unit at the rear. It was large, well-equipped, clean and comfortable. We wished we could have stayed there longer. The host and hostess are such hospitable friendly people--they made us proud to be Kiwis! The location couldn't be beaten--2 minutes walk to everything you need in Takaka and yet there was absolutely no traffic noise. Thank-you too to the Wellington Vintage Car club members who provided such a great sing-song in the evening and whose cars became a focal point for our husbands! I would love to stay here again.

Room Tip: The 2 bed unit at the rear is spacious for 2 couples travelling together and there is a barbecue, ta...
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Have stayed here several times mainly in a studio unit. This visit had friends with us so opted for the two bedroom unit. The unit we had was large with two double bed bedrooms. One of which had an extra single in it. There was also a pull out in the lounge so plenty of room for a large family. The kitchen area benefits from a full cooker, microwave and large fridge/freezer. The motel also has an indoor pool which we did not use. The motel is also conveniently situated just off the Takaka CBD. All in all an excellent choice in Takaka.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

This is a high quality Host Accommodation motel, situated right in the centre of Takaka but by no means noisy. It is conveniently situated for restaurants and shops locally, has excellent car parking facilities and as such makes visiting all the sights in the area very easy.

The units are spotlessly clean, extremely well equipped and exceptionally large, bright and spacious.

The hosts will give you a very warm welcome.

Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank gehdev
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Reviewed 16 January 2014

Spent 5 days at this motel with my wife after a delightful stay in Kaikoura. The studio was comfortable but lacked storage space (drawers for clothes). We are the type of people who believe in the old adage 'there is a place for everything and everything in its place'. Maybe the studio only caters for one night stays. Otherwise the unit was comfortable. It was difficult to do washing at the complex because the motel needed the laundry as the complex was very busy every night. I found a laundry by the video store down the road which was a relief. Enjoyed the nice setting of the complex, the town was busy although the weather was up and down. Had a wonderful last day taking a tour to Farewell Spit, a must for visitors to this part of the world. At night we went to the local cinema, bit weird compared to our cinemas in the city. The hosts are very hard working and courteous. Nice stay, maybe 5 nights were too long. The weather was not that flash although we did have a nice day at the northern point off the Abel Tasman after a long drive. Farewell Golden Bay, now off to the wine yards in Marlborough.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank Graham M
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we felt pampered special and well accommodated. Unfortunately due to an electrical accident I have a bad memory and my wife noticed I had booked a day less than needed and being Christmas new years there were no vacancies anywhere in the region. But this was not a problem as the owner reassured me she had it under control and rearranged things so we had a room for the extra night required with a very friendly attitude and great service daily. I.E our room immaculately cleaned daily with high quality coffee tea raw and white sugar clean linen and service above and beyond our requirements myself and wife would like to both thank and highly recommend this motel. As we do stay in a lot and think it was one of if not the best we have stayed in for service and a warm friendly reception no matter the need. THANK YOU very much new years 2013/14 was definitely a highlight in our motel experiences!

Room Tip: Room 2 and 4 were both top quality as I'm sure they all are.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 December 2013

We arived with a flat tyre (well actually on the spare emergency wheel) and have been helped immediately and in a very friendly way!
Thanks you very very much for organizing the repair of our tyre on a saturday evening. That was very very nice of them!

Wir sind nach einer anstrengend Fahrt auf dem Reserve-Notreifen hier angekommen und sofot wurde uns geholfen. Die Besitzer sind ausgesprochen nett und hilfsbereit!
Sofort wurde die Reperatur organisisert und das an einem Samstag Abend - morgen, Sonntag können wir somit wie geplant weiterfahren.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

Everything you can expect in hospitality. Handy to town. Good off street parking..A heated pool and I would definately stay there again. It was definately fitted out like a motel so everything you could require was there. It was absolutely spotlessly clean.

Room Tip: Ours was lovely and slept 5.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Hilary H
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Additional Information about Anatoki Lodge Motel

Address: 87 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Takaka
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Takaka
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Anatoki Lodge Motel Takaka, Golden Bay, New Zealand

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