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Curio Bay Accommodation

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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Setting is everything for this property, overlooking the beach. The room is adequately furnished and the bathroom a good size with plenty of shelving. A nice sofa/ coffee table area for relaxing. Small kitchenette which is adequately equipped and dining table. Super king size bed made from driftwood which was a nice feature. The owners do not meet you or... More 

Thank chrissyhan
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Was fortunate to stay one night at Curio Bay in December 2015, wish I could've stayed longer. Perfect location to unwind, relax & read a book or two, away from the world and electronics. Stunning location by the beach, slept with curtains open entire night and woke up to sunrise whilst still in bed. Heard penguins all throughout the night,... More 

Thank Peta B
Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Curio bay is a lovely beach house, perfect location. You can walk to the petrified forest. Amble along the beach and watch the dolphins surfing. The accommodation is private, clean and very comfortable. Excellent bed. There is a microwave, fridge and stovetop elements. There are no local restaurants or grocery stores - only a small store on the campground. Bring... More 

Thank Squashfrog
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We stayed two nights near the end of our tour of New Zealand. it was well worth it, as it was nice to stay somewhere simple after hotels, although the studio was very well equipped with a kitchen area, huge comfortable bed and sofa. The view over the bay was magnificent, and just a few steps down to the beach.The... More 

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Marrickville, Australia
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Curio Bay is a tranquil and beautiful wildlife haven in one of the prettiest parts of NZ. This accommodation is just what we were after to fully enjoy the peace and quiet and views. Clean, simple luxury and plenty of penguins close to the house at night

Thank Vanessa B
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We were coming towards the end of our three week tour in NZ and we had booked a studio at Curio Bay as an overnight on our way through to Te Anau. We collected our key from Nick at about 3.30 and he told us that the yellow eyed penguins had been coming in early at the moment and as... More 

Thank Mike N
Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

As we neared the Curio Bay area, driving in the rain and gusty winds and not much of a town in sight, we were wondering what kind of accommodations will greet us. And wow were we surprised! We booked the boutique studio, and it was such a comfortable refuge from the elements. great insulation - it matters when the winds... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

The past reviews say it all. VERY good accommodation and pretty good price for what it is. Only one slightly (very slightly) annoying thing is that the bathroom vanity is quite high and the basin is also high sided, so for a hobbit like me (who shaves the old fashion way) it’s pretty difficult. However, overall very nice size room,... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Studio is right on the beach and the views are stunning. The bed and bedding was so cozy. Overall it was clean and nicely decorated. The good toiletries were a nice touch. I loved having no tv and wifi, they had cards available and that was really fun. Kitchen is well equipt. It was a lovely relaxing stay and I'm... More 

Thank AudreyDub
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76 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

What a wonderful place to spend a few days getting away from it all. The lack of TV and WiFi was a real treat. Although the weather was mostly cold and rainy, the warm studio accommodation with amazing views of the bay was the perfect spot to sit/lie and read, chat, and drink hot chocolate. The bed was exceptionally comfortable,... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Curio Bay Accommodation

Address: 501 Waikawa Curio Bay Road, Tokanui 9884, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Tokanui
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Curio Bay Boutique Hotel Tokanui
Curio Bay Accommodation New Zealand/Southland Region - Tokanui
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“Both units have the same size and interior.”
 of 5 bubbles REISEGIGI, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For New Zealanders, this may obvious, but for non New Zealanders is it very unusual to travel 30-40 miles to the nearest store.”
 of 5 bubbles Tea_lover2013, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Studio left was magnificent”
 of 5 bubbles MikeN556, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Have lodge on the right away from building site noise”
 of 5 bubbles 1stclassdiver758, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“very nice apartment!”
 of 5 bubbles annakong, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
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