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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Paid Wifi
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Nelson Airport4 km
Blenheim Airport56 km
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Reviews (21)
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Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We booked Wakatu Lodge because it seemed great value for money. We weren't wrong. This place is great! The owners are fantastic! The lodge is clean, well kept and well run. The facilities are great for families and it has all amenities you'd expect from...More

Thank Getaway291722
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Clean and convieneint, not far from town, Owners very helpful with info about where to go and car repairs when our car broke down, they recommended a good garage. Facilities were good, kitchens clean and hot showers worked well. Comfy beds. We would recommend this...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2016

I have stayed here twice over the last two years while travelling around the South Island and each time I stayed for either four or five nights. I found it clean and well organised, more importantly the owners were very pleasant and had lots of...More

Thank AnaestheticD
Reviewed March 5, 2016

I would recommend staying at this back packers. Simon and Melissa are very friendly and welcoming. My room was clean, and the sheets were so crisp and clean, I was very impressed. Fully booked the night I stayed, Lots of young overseas travelers, which makes...More

Thank SueJA67
Reviewed April 14, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Wakatu, the family who run the place are very friendly and go out of their way to help, the facilities are good and the location is just right to encourage a moderate walk each day into town. Great value for...More

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"In summer, ask for a room on the side of the building away from the afternoon sun."
AnaestheticD
Mar. 30, 2016
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"Fans help to cool down rooms"
SueJA67
Mar. 5, 2016
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"The rooms on the east side of the building tend to be cooler and a bit quieter. If available, get a room..."
385krisj
Apr. 11, 2014
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PRICE RANGE
US$44 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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