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Curio Bay Accommodation

Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (33)
Pool & Beach (5)
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue penguins”(27 reviews)
“stayed longer”(10 reviews)
“curio bay”(59 reviews)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Wifi
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 October 2011

Curio Bay & Porpoise Bay (where the studios are located) are a long way south but the scenic drive through farmland and forest is worth it. We stayed for 2 nights (in between RWC games) in September during a cold wild southerly storm. The big...More

5  Thank Amanda54
Reviewed 13 September 2011

We were simply blown away by the accommodation and the views right out onto the bay. No one around when we were there, perfect escape. We even had little blue penguins nesting under the house and you can hear them calling at night, so cool!...More

3  Thank bosha_22
Reviewed 24 August 2011

We only stayed one midwinter night here, but loved the accommodation and Curio Bay in general. Despite stopping twice at their house, we never met the owners (which was a little weird), but they left a key for us and we loved having such a...More

4  Thank sundogg99
Reviewed 27 April 2011

We had a very relaxing 3 days here - a wee escape from running our own accommodation in Wanaka. The location is just perfect with amazing views of the sea and the gorgeous Curio Bay, you literally step off the deck and into the sand...More

2  Thank Hobbitguide
Reviewed 28 March 2011

We only stayed one night but wished we could have stayed longer. The studio is one of two right on a magnificent beach and the location is one to die for. The accommodation is charming, well equipped and comfortable, with a magnificent large bed from...More

3  Thank Geeseplorers
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Also Known As
Curio Bay Boutique Hotel Tokanui
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Tokanui
Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (33)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Brian S
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Room Tips
"All the rooms are fantastic"
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"Ask for boutique studio if you want to be quieter but don't know if the views are as good."
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"Both units have the same size and interior."
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"For New Zealanders, this may obvious, but for non New Zealanders is it very unusual to travel 30-40 miles to..."
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