Mel's Place

Mel's Place

Onepoto Beach Road, Hicks Bay
(06) 864 4694
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Great location, friendly staff, basic facilities
4 January 2006
Basic facilities, - single toilet, shower
Great location , set on a rocky headland by a swimming beach
Mel's Place is situated on a rocky headland less than 100m from the swimming beach at Onepoto Bay, close to Hicks bay. There are good views from around the property which includes a number of tent sites. The atmosphere of the place was friendly and informal (no filling out of forms upon arrival) and the owners friendly and helpful (organising onward rides etc.) The facilities were quite basic: single 'long drop' style toilet and single shower which required turning the gas on and off (the place does not have mains electricity). Some queing for the toilet and shower was necessary on occasion. The facilities were kept clean and tidy. Overall I would thoroughly recommend the place for anyone not too concerned about the basic facilities.

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