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    Wildcat Motel

    688 Abel Tasman Drive, Pohara, New Zealand
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$ 72
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    Overview

    • Excellent47%
    • Very good21%
    • Average15%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible10%
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    “clothes line” (2 reviews)
    “good size” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    3 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 May 2016

    We had an upstairs King Studio Unit with balcony, and received a very warm welcome from the helpful hostess. Access to the upstairs units was off the balcony, via a staircase with steps that were very narrow, so care was needed, particularly when descending. Parking...More

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    Reviewed 8 April 2016

    We had a lovely stay at this beautiful property last month. The owners are friendly and apartment that we had booked was super comfy. A nice little bedroom, private bath and shower and lots of sun. The living area was big enough for a small...More

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    Reviewed 28 March 2016

    We having been staying at this motel at least six times since the owners moved in. Five years ago.Great hosts and the boat trip is a must to do. Everytime we go to this motel we see the owners continually doing improvements considering what this...More

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    Reviewed 13 March 2016

    What a lovely comfortable bed! The towels were soft and fluffy. The room was a good size and had a small breakfast bar to eat at. We had added a Continental breakfast (this was delivered the evening before), which consisted of cereal, fruit pots,yogurt, juice,...More

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    Reviewed 20 February 2016

    Very friendly hosts and well presented rooms. It appears there have been some major upgrades since reviews in 2012. Our ground floor room was relatively spacious. Shower has good flow and water can be really hot if you want. Towels were lovely and soft, the...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • US$ 67 - US$ 122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
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    Room Tips
    "Upstairs units have good views, but access is better for the ground floor units."
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    "We stayed on the first floor and loved the views!"
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    "Get an upstairs room so you don't have noise from the room above."
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    "Make sure you book a fishing trip with Leigh..lots of fun!"
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