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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised with this place. Wasnt really expecting much from Karamea and this place was clean and had friendly staff. We stopped in early on the way to the Oparara basin and were able to leave our bags at the reception. Really handy to have the restaurant attached.

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Tania T, Owner at Last Resort, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your experience here at the Last Resort. Regards Tania

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped on my way to do the Heaphy track for breakfast. The waitress gave no welcome other than," what would you like" My meal was put in the middle of the table with silence and she walked away The food was very uninspiring and bland

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable motel type room at almost the end of the trail. Friendly service, with a restaurant providing tasty, standard NZ fare and generous "Beach" scene bar just across the gravel drive. Perhaps we were early, but the breakfast service was a bit sketchy - seemed to improve as the staff came on duty.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our fourth stay at the last resort in 11 years, and probably the last. The unit was a typical mid range NZ motel. it was quite spacious, but spartanly furnished. Despite the large space there was no proper table and chairs, only a sort of a breakfast bar with two barstools wit different heights. The front entry was...

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Pattaya, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not stay at this hotel but passed it a few times. So decided to pop in for a drink one day, quite nice.Another day popped in for a coffee at midday, coffee excellent, plenty of snacks/ cakes to choice from. Saw the menu for evening meal, so decided to go.Yes good dinner of the day, roast pork, my...

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Colorado Springs, CO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This TripAdvisor listing is about the lodging, but I am reviewing the restaurant only. We ate here two nights while staying in Karamea to do some hiking nearby. The food was ok, but nothing special. I had fish and chips one night, which was decent and a lot of food. There was a small salad. The other night my husband...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We had 10 rooms booked and arrived on our bikes in the rain to be warmly welcomed by the very lovely Tania. She patiently put up with the male bravado in our team and nothing was a problem. The rooms were great and the atmosphere of the whole place was really refreshing and it had an appeal like its own...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This review is just for the espresso counter and the restaurant - we didn't stay here. The lobby is lovely - spacious, nice decor, lots of seating space. We stopped by for a quick coffee. There's a great espresso counter (they even have almond milk!) and a case filled with all kinds of lovely sweets and also some savory pies....

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Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Lazy breakfast spot, teamed with locals and tourists. Relaxed atmosphere, including the service. Breakfast and coffees were good. Had the bacon and eggs with chai lattes. Worth a stop in if you are in Karamea.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2017

After our group (15) had finished the Heaphy Track we were all looking for a good meal and some where to relax. Well we certainly found the right place. Nice big rooms, good showers, great food and excellent staff. I would stay there again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Last Resort was hand built by entrepreneurial locals and first opened for business in 1992. The complex offers a range of accommodation options, restaurant and bar facilities. Make this "very special place" your base when exploring Karamea, the Oparara Basin, the Kahurangi National Park and the Heaphy and Whangapeka Tracks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Last Resort

Address: 71 Waverley Street | PO Box 42, Karamea, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Karamea
Hotel Class:3 star — Last Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 211
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“Did not stay here.”
Barry-Jang, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We didn't stay here - just had dinner”
BJW17, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms would be recommended here”
guyanddebra, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Big rooms and bathrooms . Good parking”
parsonsjac, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites with 2 bedrooms fantastic for size”
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