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Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation

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16 Richards Drive, Hokitika 7810 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay here was unplanned and initially booked for us by the local Hokatika I-site office who were extremely helpful both for Hokatika and also Franz Joseph. Our first night was in a beachfront cabin king bed and with cooking facilities. Although it was beachside...More

Thank JHEC29
Response from ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront AccommodationResponded 6 days ago

Thank you JHEC29 for your detailed review. We appreciate all the feedback and for the time you took to share your experience with others. We do recommend booking a room with cooking facilities if you will need to make a meal. We hope to have...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Lovely cosy little chalet which was spotlessly clean with parking right outside. Very pleasant and helpful staff. It is a bit out of town but that means it is very quiet. Short walk across the dunes to the beach which is covered with driftwood. Bonus...More

1  Thank HollyFan
Response from ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront AccommodationResponded July 30, 2018

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us HollyFan. Our glow worm neighbors are pretty amazing, thanks for sharing your experience.We hope to have you stay with us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here from Nelson to Franz Josef and was a great stopover. Location was great, right on beach and across from glow worm caves! Chalet was clean, quirky and the staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Turner022
Response from ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront AccommodationResponded 6 days ago

We are glad we were able to help and provide a great stop during your time in Hokitika, Turner022. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels and we hope to see you again on your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked in for a 1 night stay the reception staff where very nice explaining the unit and what was available around the site, the accommodation is fine and more than adequate for a 1 or 2 nights.. i had been travelling/driving from east to west...More

Thank Craig C
Response from ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you enjoyed most of your stay Craig. We have had some contractors come out and install an update on our wifi this week, we would really appreciate it if you could message us to let us know when you stayed and which...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night here. We were greeted at the front desk by a very helpful and friendly staff member. Our room was very cosy and warm and had everything you need. The place is only a short drive to town and has a little...More

Thank Alyce K
Response from ShiningStarHokitika, Reception at Shining Star Beachfront AccommodationResponded 3 weeks ago

We look forward to having you stay with us again Alyce. We think everyone could do with another visit to our beautiful slice of the country! Thank you for sharing such a positive experience with us and others. We hope you enjoy the rest of...More

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Description
Nestled in native gardens with an exclusive walkway direct to the beach, this unique Hokitika accommodation is ideal for families and couples wanting space, tranquility and peacefulness. Our More apartments and chalets are situated far away from the hustle and bustle - giving you the opportunity to relax in comfort and enjoy exploring Hokitika and the surrounding area. Take a walk on the secluded beach directly from the properties access, visit our animals, and at night take a walk to our magical glow-worm dell. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Microwave
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$79 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shining Star Beachfront Hotel Hokitika
,
Best Western Hokitika
,
Hokitika Best Western
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$79 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shining Star Beachfront Hotel Hokitika
,
Best Western Hokitika
,
Hokitika Best Western
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
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Traveller (276)
Room & Suite (110)
Pool & Beach (23)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Questions & Answers
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RosalindM51
January 19, 2018|
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Response from AlexT7801 | Reviewed this property |
It would be more of a cabin with other next to each other.
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"I doubt there are any bad rooms"
teddw2ds
Aug. 5, 2018
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"Powered Site"
Oztiger111
Apr. 30, 2018
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"5,6,7,8,9 all good"
kenty
Feb. 18, 2018
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"Try for a unit by the front close to the beach"
BonnieR1220
Feb. 12, 2018
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