The Barn


The Barn

14 Harvey Road, Marahau
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(03) 527 8043
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Orl
If you like the great outdoors
10 August 2004
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The Barn, Marahau is advertised as the closest accomodation to the Abel Tasman Park. As far as we could see this is true. They only take phone bookings we asked for a triple ROOM, when we arrived it was a tepee. I cant complain about it it was clean and adequate. No bedtime reading though, unless you had a powerful torch. That evening we strolled around the various trails in Marahau through marshlands and forests. We took shelter from the mosquitoes in Park Café. That was an experience; a gypsey/celtic band were playing so it attracted lots of hippy/trippy types. The food looked delicious and they also do packed lunches for trampers.

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Anonymous
My favorite hostel in all of NZ
9 November 2002
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The hostel is located in an old converted hops barn. The sleeping area is one big communal space. However everyone hangs out in the sitting room by the fireplace, off of the kitchen. Very friendly place, great group of backpackers each night I was there. The owner is absolutely wonderful. Perfect place to stay if you intend to tramp the Abel Tasman track. I walked the trek for about 10 kilometers and took the water taxi back. Its all walking distance to the hostel.

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