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Coromandel, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I first stayed at Sans Souci in 2001 and we've always wanted to return although it took us until 2017 to do so. Designed and built by the owners, Vera and Reto, it has a timeless charm. For us, the elegant simplicity is a perfect antidote to the pressure of modern life. Comfortable, visually pleasing, world-class location...

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Petersfiedl
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

People who run this are so friendly and welcoming and our dinner there twice was top class. If you want luxury, this is not for you. It is quiet, no TV in family room, and all eco necessary items thought through. The sea/ beach which is gorgeous is about one minute walk away. If you want breakfast or dinner there...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We made an unplanned stop in pohara and managed to book a night at this funky accommodation. The staff and owners are incredibly helpful and friendly. The food looked delicious - although we decided to cook our own meal in the communal commercial kitchen - a very cool experience. The room was great for our family - everything we needed....

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay here and would love to stay again. Beautiful quirky buildings and nicely furnished. A place with real character! Super modern kitchen and bathroom facilities. Next time we would love to dine at the restaurant.

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New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sans Souci is a wonderful place to have dinner in Pohara. Delicious, well presented food with great service. We dined on the night beef was on the menu, very well cooked. The restaurant is situated in a beautiful location, overlooking a tranquil lush garden setting. Recommend booking early as it very popular.

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Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci Inn, responded to this review

Dear Myself15 Thank you so much for your great review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed Sans Souci's food and atmosphere. We hope we will see you again sometime. All the best and kind regards, VERA SANS SOUCI INN

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked dinner and overnight stay here recently following a day's walking in Abel Tasman NP. It's an eco-friendly place with a restaurant, a small number of individual rooms, and a shared bathroom/wc facility - may look a little dated to some, but it works really well. Our double room had a good futon-style bed, tea/coffee facility, and plenty of space....

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Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci Inn, responded to this review

Dear chemtraveller Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful and very detailed review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were pleased with your meal in the restaurant. We hope we will see you again sometime. All the best and kind regards, VERA SANS SOUCI INN

Zürich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here many years before and was very glad to find the place in great shape, with its lush gardens, thoughtful design and highly motivated staff and inspired owners who created this little paradise. The only reason why I slightly hesitated to write a positive review was that it is getting increasingly difficult to book a room as the...

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Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rietberg What a lovely review, thank you very much! It made us smile when you mentioned that you hesitated to write a positive review because of Sans Souci being highly sought after! We very much appreciate that you came back to stay with us after many years. We wish you all the best and hope we will see you...

Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently returned from a month vacation in New Zealand. We stayed in 13 different accommodations over the 30 days, and the Sans Souci Inn was by far our favorite. We booked the self contained family suite the first night. It was fabulous. We enjoyed the well stocked kitchen, beautiful bathroom, comfy king bed and private parking....

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Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci Inn, responded to this review

Dear imdrbob Thank you so much for your gorgeous and detailed review. It is so nice for us to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is so sweet of you to say that we were the icing on the cake (this puts a smile on my face!). I am pleased you took advantage of our location to...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel in its entirely was built by the owners using hand made mud bricks, floor tiles, and wooden lintels. Forward looking, the central bathroom has composting toilets which are wonderful to use, shower rooms and a plant-filled sink area. The rooms are beautiful and comfortable each with private outdoor seating area and access to the grounds and the fruitful...

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Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci Inn, responded to this review

Dear NorthEastHiker What a great review! Thank you very much for writing about your experience at Sans Souci. It is wonderful that you enjoyed your time with us. I hope we will see you again sometime. All the best and kind regards, VERA

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, very hospitable staff and relaxing environment. We stayed one night only and found all the facilities good to use. I loved the sustainable set up of this accommodation and sharing bathroom amenities was not an inconvenience

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Vera B, Owner at Sans Souci Inn, responded to this review

Dear 23KSA Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It makes us happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will see you again sometime soon. All the best and kind regards, VERA

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The seven-bedroom adobe inn is an artistic blend of Mediterranean and ecological architecture situated on three acres of gardens. We are just a two minute stroll from the safe and sandy Pohara beach, shops and cafes. The onsite restaurant has a high reputation for its dinners and irresistible desserts using ingredients from its own organic garden. The laid back and casual atmosphere will leave you with a memory of a true holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sans Souci Inn

Address: 11 Richmond Road, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Price Range: ₹ 5,437 - ₹ 7,402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sans Souci Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All the rooms are equally good”
 of 5 bubbles geoff_james74, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Many different room choices”
 of 5 bubbles johngQ3869DN, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good but you can't beat the self-contained family suite!!”
 of 5 bubbles imdrbob, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms have lovely garden views.”
 of 5 bubbles NorthEastHiker, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 3, 4, 5, and 6 have double glass doors that open out onto the expansive main garden.”
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