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    Castaways Resort

    685 Karioitahi Road | Karioitahi Beach, Waiuku, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 22 October 2016

    We had lunch at Castaways with overseas guests. Firstly the view is spectacular and next time we would definitely ask for window seating. The meal itself was also very good. Well presented although the chocolate dessert was a little disappointing. One came out quickly and...More

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    Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

    A beautiful setting. Food okay, not startling. Staff more interested in talking to each other than checking on customers. Waited 25 minutes after finishing main meal to be asked if we required anything else, inspire raising our hands twice to attract attention. Would have just...More

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    Response from Mauri-vdB, General Manager at Castaways Resort

    Hi 4SherylH Thanks for the feedback and coming out to enjoy the view for our stunning clifftops. Sorry that we have let you down services wise. This is an area we are constantly striving to improve, hopefully we will see you again soon. Regards Mauri...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

    We had an amazing 2 days at castaways. Our chalet was incredible, well appointed with magnificent views. The restaurant served us yummy breakfast both days and we had an excellent 2 course meal on Saturday night. The staff were really customer focused and very friendly....More

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    Reviewed 28 September 2016

    Don't be put off by the distance from civilization because you will miss the charm of this lovely rugged and isolated west coast of the North Island. The drive out to the coast onto the Awhitu Peninsular is stunning especially in spring with the blossom...More

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    Reviewed 25 September 2016

    the experience in this chalet was nice however no lights outside and we had to clamber down steps in the dark..this should be checked on regular basis as a fall down those sort of steps would not be niceMore

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    Response from Mauri-vdB, General Manager at Castaways Resort

    Hi Y4985TLjames Glad to see you liked the view and the chalet and your review is greatly appreciated. Regarding the lighting, I wanted to let you know we are working through our lighting around the resort and improving the darker areas. Definitely want to provide...More

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    Vanii12
    How far is the beach from the resort?
    10 August 2016|
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    Response from Anastasia K | Reviewed this property |
    The resort is right on the beach :) I would say two minute walk
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    hipalpal
    Hi would like to know if glamcamping at castaway is totally isolated as am looking for under the sky experience by self with partner (privacy in not only tent but also near around). Also is it safe to go for walk at night or to beach. Rgds.
    15 August 2015|
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    Response from MichalJanalik | Property representative |
    Hi there hipalpal - Kylie Hall here from Castaways Resort. Thanks for your questions. Our Coastal Glam Camp sites are located in secluded settings, so yes you can enjoy the outdoors of your camp too. Walking at night is not... More
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    "Spa is not open on Mondays or Tuesdays. Tree tent < Coastal tent (for us)."
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    "high room with wonderful views"
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    "the chalets are staggered on the cliff so every chalet is nice."
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    "All have great views."
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