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Asten, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Dear John and Scott, We sincerly want to thank you for sharing with us the Awatea Tasman Bay lodge and the time we spent there with you. We have been around in the world a little bit, but our stay with you is definitly on of the highlights of our 6 weeks holiday in NZ It is abreath taking experience...

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John H, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Dear Jan en Ans, Thanks so much for the very glowing review about our Awatea accommodation and your recent stay; your words are thoughtful and kind and we are happy you had such a good time here. Yes, the landscaping took a lot of work but as you wrote, it is worth the effort when you look around the lodge...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We loved everything about our stay at Awatea Tasman Bay. The proprietors, John and Scott, were absolutely charming and welcomed us, first, into their home where we got to know a little bit about their lives before being shown to our private cottage. We were absolutely delighted with the spacious 3-rooms that were at once roomy yet cosy, the marvelous...

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John H, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Dear R&J, It was good to share some memories of TO with you and we were pleased you took the opportunity to explore Abel Tasman national park a bit while you were with us. Travel well.

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 6 December 2016

All excellent !! First of all the friendliness of the owners who can not be more kind and solicitous. Best accomodation on our trip in NZ. We stayed in the cottage which is a dream, a comfortable wooden house with everything you need. Decor carefully and tastefully, they have really set the house to make your stay enjoyable. Comfortable bed,...

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John H, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Wow, what a great comment, thanks, N&F. We are pleased we could look after you for the extra night you wanted – that would not have been so easy to do in our busy months coming up in January and February. We are happy that you had a good time in the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park, and hope to...

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We had a really great time staying in the absolute amazing and luxurious cottage celebrating our honeymoon. The stay here greatly exceeded our expectations...The location, the breathtaking views, the tranquil gardens, the design of the cottage and every little detail worked out to perfection. Scott & John were perfect and generous hosts (thanks again for the bottle of bubbly to...

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John H, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review, A&K, you are very kind to write such nice things. We too, are pleased you enjoyed our little Cottage and its ambience and view, it is pretty nice, isn’t it? We’d love to host you again on your next trip, too and hope your journey in NZ continues well.

Bassum, Germany
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Awatea Tasman Bay has a wonderful Location at a hill site. The modern and great furnished home is perfect and the view over the Tasman Bay is really amazing. You even can see Nelson in the far. But most important for this wonderful B&B accomodation are the Hosts Scott and John. They give you the feeling of being home and...

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John H, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Dear S&H, thank you for your kind words in your review. We are happy that your visit with us was so enjoyable and that you were able to do the walk and the boat ride you wanted in the nearby, scenic Abel Tasman National Park. And, we’re pleased that you enjoyed the view and accommodation offered by our BayView suite,...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Visited New Zealand for a month during March and stayed in several B&Bs on both the North and South Islands; Awatea Tasman Bay was the best place we stayed in by far! Scott and John have achieved a level and professional yet friendly service that many other B&B owners find hard to manage. We stayed in the Cottage and it...

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John H, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Dear D&G, Hey there, nice to hear from you and many thanks for the wonderful positive expression about service, cleanliness and catering regarding your stay here. It was really nice to enjoy breakfasts together on the east deck, wasn’t it; watching the colours change across Tasman Bay and the sunny aspect for your morning coffee. It was a pleasure meeting...

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 12 April 2016

On a hill over looking the valley and farmlands, the grounds and gardens are wonderfully landscaped and maintained. And great birding…Weka on the door step, Morepork calling at night. The house is immaculate, and beautifully crafted. We stayed in the Forest View room. It was so clean and so comfortable. Scott and John were wonderful hosts, and helped us out...

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John H, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Dear S&S (PipperDog), Thank you for your wonderful review; we’re so happy you enjoyed yourselves here, and that you were able to get out and about exploring Abel Tasman National Park and our lovely surrounding area. We’re glad we could make your stay as pleasant as possible and that you took advantage of the lounge and deck for reading, emailing,...

Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

On arrival we were welcomed by Scott and John with a drink and some homemade hommus. They are lovely and very helpful. Their place is amazing up on the hill with a stunning view overlooking Motueka and Tasman Bay. We stayed in the cottage. We were just in awe when we walked in! It's sooo good!! Very very nice, very...

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John H, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Hi, T&J, Wow, what a nice review, thank you so much. Obviously, we’re happy you enjoyed your stay with us enough to write a review, but a great review, at that, too. Cheers. We too, had a good time hosting you both – it’s always nice to be able welcome new guests with a pleasant chat over wine or beer...

Travelling the globe
Reviewed 27 February 2016

A real top of the range B&B, not cheap but in our view worth every penny. Set up its own steep drive off a quiet road a few kilometres outside Motueka, Atawea Tasman Bay discretely nestles into its gardens and native vegetation on the brow if its hill. But step inside and the view that greets you is far from...

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Scott S, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Dear J&K (aka Nancy), You are so kind to write those very nice words; thank you very much. Your five-night stay enabled you to see and do so much of what the area offers our guests – from wineries, to golden, pristine beaches (which you can often have to yourselves), beautiful vistas from Abel Tasman National Park, great food, etc....

Overland Park
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Our favorite stay in New Zealand. We stayed in the cottage and just loved it. Very comfortable with high quality finishings and amenities. Everything we needed was provided by our companionable hosts. The location is very good for exploring Abel Tasman without being very far from restaurants and grocery stores. The views over the valley and river are lovely and...

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Scott S, Owner at Awatea Tasman Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your charming review Sharon. We are very happy that you loved staying in our Cottage! And thanks for mentioning that our location is ideal for exploring Abel Tasman National Park, the local restaurants and facilities of Motueka, but also off the busy main roads so it is peaceful (and with beautiful views!). We hope you’ll come back...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A slice of heaven atop a hill overlooking the beautiful Motueka River Valley and Tasman Bay with views to die for, Awatea Tasman Bay offers a peaceful, private, relaxing getaway in comfortable, stylish, welcoming surroundings. There are two boutique Bed & Breakfast rooms in the main house, plus a separate, one-bedroom self catering luxurious Cottage apartment (just next door to the main house); outdoor spa pool, breakfasts, views, close to Abel Tasman National Park, restaurants in Motueka, cafes, Nelson vineyards, and beaches. ... more   less 

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Address: 204 Motueka River West Bank Road | Brooklyn, Motueka 7196, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Price Range: ₹ 16,761 - ₹ 18,682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Awatea Tasman Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The cottage is totally private with everything you need.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieRog, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were upgraded to The Cottage; we should have booked it in the first place, well worth it.”
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“The Bay View Suite was very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles SHills2010, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles JanPetersAstenNL, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Having out own personal cottage provided a quiet atmosphere and privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Hilscher, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
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