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Te Mahia Bay Resort

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We loved the atmosphere at this resort. We appreciated our fantastic beach cottage with view onto the palm trees and the bay. We adored the attitude of the owners Jann and Trevor Hook who welcomed us in such a charming way, gave us fantastic advice...More

Thank Energyseeker
Response from Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay ResortResponded 13 February 2018

What an absolutely beautiful review, thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts... both Trevor and I and indeed all our staff take such pride in how the rooms are cleaned and presented and it is so lovely to know that guests like...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

Coming from Takaka and driving the windy road into the sound, I was good to stop at any place. But I could not expect to end up at the beautiful Lodge that Jann and Trevor run! We chose the beachhouse over the old motel room...More

Thank JeanLeFox
Response from Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay ResortResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Jean, We are so pleased that you found our lovely sea view apartments such a wonderful place to stay and relax and with plenty of things to do when the need arises. We look forward to hosting you again sometime soon. Regards Jann &...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very peaceful place to stay. We stayed two nights and was a good escape from Wellington. We drove there this time from Picton and it took us about an hour. Another way is to get to Onahau bay by water taxi from Picton (20min) then...More

Thank Mehdi S
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived their after walking a bit of the Queen Charlotte trail and the hosts were so helpful to drive us back to our starting point where our car was parked. The lodges have been recently renovated and are lovely. The resort has a small...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

The drive in is stunning through the bush on a good but narrow road The rooms are dated ( but in this setting it adds to the Kiwi experience) Every is very clean with all you need for a great stay. To wake to the...More

1  Thank Bruce P
Response from Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay ResortResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Te Mahia and we are glad you enjoyed the wonderful ambiance that we have to offer. Like any old historic building there is always on going maintenance and upgrades, your unit is one of...More

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USD 120 - USD 149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 120 - USD 149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from 8623PaulineS | Reviewed this property |
The owners of the resort will have contacts and the knowledge you are after. Kenepuru Sounds is a good fishing spot, so I am confident your needs can be met.
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"Ground Floor access to beach."
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"Wonderful views from the suites in the older part of the resort, but easier access to the new rooms."
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"The most expensive suites are well worth it for views & ‘home from home’ luxury"
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"Any of the rooms are very quiet and very unique - enjoy!!!"
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