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Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

everything is just exceptional (location, views, design, facilities...) - we felt like in paradise! thank you Sonja & Filip, for this place and hosting us with such a love and dedication to the little details, which clearly made the difference!

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Thank eluniverso
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in The Bay Lodge on our trip across New Zealand. We were warmly wellcomed, the suite was nice furnished, clean and with a beautiful seaview. The Bay Lodge is the perfect point to explore the nicest part of the Abel Tasmann National Park and Wharariki Beach. The Lodge was for us definitely the best accomonation... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We are very thankful for our stay at the bay lodge. Filip and Sonja really helped us out when we had some problems after our car crash. The lodge is beautiful, the best one we had in New Zealand. Enjoying the hot tub with sun set was amazing.

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Thank Femke W
Holsbeek, Belgium
2 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

This lodge has everything: beatiful rooms, stunning view, outstanding service, very kind people. It is localized on a hill with a very nice view on the bay. Filip & Sonja do everything to make your stay most enjoyable. Filip knows a lot about fauna & flora of the region and can guide you to the most interesting places of Golden... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 7 March 2016

My wife and I stayed for 3 nights. The room was beautiful, with the views from our outside deck (with table and chairs and day bed), just stunning. Sonja and Filip were fantastic hosts and their advice on things to do, including printed information, a real bonus. This would be "a must stay" for anyone visiting Pohara, and would recommend... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

A luxury bed and breakfast - what a joy! There are just 3 rooms with decking and views overlooking Pohara Beach and, further on, Farewell Spit. The room was tastefully and comfortably furnished with a tiny kitchen area and a huge bathroom. The B&B was run by Sonia and Philip who were delightful hosts and very knowlegeable about the area.... More 

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Zelhem, The Netherlands
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed only one night at this lodge, but had a great stay. Nice large rooms, comfortable bed, an outside daybed to chill-out in the sun and complimentary sherry and Belgian chocolats. A real espresso-machine in the room. Stunning views, everything nice and quiet. The Flemish hosts where helpful and very hospitable. Nicest stay in NZ so far!

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Well this really is a little gem. Wished we had booked for more than one night as there really is so much to do in and around Pohara. The gorgeous day bed on our balcony didn't get much attention and neither did the spa unfortunately. Fabulous sunset from the room and every possible need looked after by either facilities or... More 

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Weimar, Germany
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

We found this place to be a treat for all senses: carefully cared for in every little aspect. We were discovering lovely details up to the end of our 5-day stay. Espacially the insider-information from Filip for every hike or tour (not only around Pohara) were more than helpful. Sonja and Filip were great hosts: always there when needed and... More 

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Thank Eckhard F
Henfield, United Kingdom
3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

A lovely apartment, well appointed Fantastic Views We only wish we had booked for longer. The Abel Tasman is stunningly beautiful. We hope to return one day. Sonja and Felip are delightful hosts Nick and Lyn UK

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We invite you to share our haven of peace and tranquillity. Our elevated location offers you an all-day relaxation with native birdsong from the nearby nature reserve and unsurpassed sea views over the Bay. Laze on your private deck to soak up memorable sunsets or unwind in our outdoor spa under a blanket of stars... ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bay Lodge

Address: 36 Bay Vista Drive, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Price Range: ₹ 14,048 - ₹ 14,920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bay Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All 3 rooms share the same view”
 of 5 bubbles SJHDSH, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“all suites are perfect located.”
 of 5 bubbles 456132016, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We were in the Adagio room, I would recommend either of the other two instead as this is the smallest room (even though it has the biggest bed!!)”
 of 5 bubbles NaomiBUK, 15 Jan 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are sure to be outstanding!”
 of 5 bubbles 389michelles, 6 Dec 2013 | Read review
“All 3 rooms have excellent views and setup.”
 of 5 bubbles Coll346, 4 Feb 2013 | Read review
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