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    Shady Rest

    139 Commercial Street | Golden Bay, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
    011 64 4-887 1249
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 12 April 2016

    Pros: Mark, the proprietor, makes Shady Rest worth the stay. He provided us with great recommendations for what to do with our time in Takaka. Great breakfast with excellent coffee. Very quiet room. Other comments: There is no TV in the room (there's a lounge...More

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    Response from takaka66, Owner at Shady RestResponded 17 April 2016

    Thank you for your review, its terrific to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Regarding your comments ,i decided not to have tvs in any rooms as although the walls have been sound proofed there is a possibility that loud tv sets could...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

    Marc creates an admirable feeling of comfort, in the most professional manner. We came to Takaka for a Climbing week end and Mark turned it into an great experience. Easy to interact with he is also extremely helpful as far as getting to and from...More

    Thank Yann L
    Reviewed 26 March 2016

    Mark, your host, makes Shady Rest. He basically created it with his own hands. A very accomplished guy, and a real character, with a heart of gold. This is a bed and breakfast establishment. The rooms are large and so comfortable. And the breakfasts are...More

    Thank oinkymike
    Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

    A very unusual B&B in an old former doctor's grand house, being improved on over time and decorated with an interesting selection of artworks. The place grows on you, assisted in no small way by Mark the host. His knowledge of local attractions is excellent,...More

    Thank Bikie675
    Reviewed 20 February 2016

    On our arrival, Mark immediately made us feel v welcome bringing a lovel pot of freshly brewed coffee to sit in his garden whilst he told us about the house and the best places to visit during our 3 night stay. Thus included walks to...More

    Thank Graham R
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    • Nelson-Tasman Region >
    • Golden Bay >
    • Takaka
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    • Shady Rest Golden Bay/Takaka, New Zealand
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    26 July 2017|
    Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, the spa bath is exclusive to one bedroom, it is in the en-suite bathroom.
    14 June 2015|
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    Response from mark t | Property representative |
    Hi Amalia, We have rooms available and could do a lovely room for you with with your own bathroom for $100 including continental Breakfast. Many Thanks Pete
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    "This house is over a 100 years old it is really quirky and all the rooms are different we stayed in the room..."
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    "We had the downstairs spa room, and although dark it was very quiet, private and relaxing."
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