Golden Bay Motel

3.5 star property
Comfortable Takaka apartments with kitchens

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Golden Bay Motel

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Property entrance
Studio, Garden View
Family Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Garden View | Private kitchen

Overview of Golden Bay Motel



Property highlights

  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking available
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Free WiFi
  • Lounge area
132 Commercial Street, Takaka, Golden Bay, 7110
Main amenities
  • 9 apartments
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Playground
Feel at home
  • Playground on site
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Garden View

  • 40 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Garden View

  • 50 sq m
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 Single Beds

Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Garden View

  • 50 sq m
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

Studio, Garden View

  • 40 sq m
  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Family Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Garden View

  • 80 sq m
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Double Beds and 3 Single Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • Abel Tasman National Park - 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 76 min drive


  • Dangerous Kitchen - 7 min walk
  • Roots Bar - 11 min walk
  • Bay Take Away - 7 min walk
  • The Curry Leaf - 11 min walk
  • Dada Manifestó - 5 min walk

About this property

Golden Bay Motel

Enjoy your visit to Takaka with a stay at Golden Bay Motel. A terrace and a garden are offered, and apartments have conveniences such as fridges and microwaves.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Limited on-site parking

Family friendly

  • Playground


  • Fridge (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle


  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–8:30 AM: NZD 15.00 for adults and NZD 15.00 for children


  • Shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Sitting area


  • Flat-screen TV with digital service
  • Netflix
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Furnished balcony/patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry detergent

Climate control

  • Heating
  • Portable fan


  • No pets allowed


  • No lifts
  • Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • 9 rooms
  • 1 floor
  • 1 building

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 15.00 for adults and NZD 15.00 for children
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.5 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-out is available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Golden Bay Motel Takaka
Golden Bay Takaka
Golden Bay Motel Takaka New Zealand
Golden Bay Motel Takaka
Golden Bay Motel Aparthotel
Golden Bay Motel Aparthotel Takaka

Frequently asked questions

Does Golden Bay Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Golden Bay Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Golden Bay Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Golden Bay Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Golden Bay Motel?
Yes. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Golden Bay Motel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Golden Bay Motel and nearby?
Golden Bay Motel has a picnic area and a garden.
Does Golden Bay Motel have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchen, which also includes a coffee maker, cookware and a fridge.
Does Golden Bay Motel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, each apartment features a furnished balcony or patio and a garden.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

The unit was clean and very spacious. The shower did not have a lot of pressure but that is only a personal like.
2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

It was a large room and it was clean and tidy. The facilities seem a bit dated, but overall a fine place to spend a night or two.
1-night business trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Loved the outlook on to the gardens. Great kitchen and large fridge ,good for longstay. Lovely shower
5-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

4/10 Fair

I don’t like the owner she unfriendly.The to toilet was smelly and not enough toilet paper and plastic bags. Only I like the outside playground for my little one. Im so disappointed for my holiday.
7-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

central place to enjoy the valley
Nice comfortable, spacious room and lounge. Very pleasant stay.
Raj, 2-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Hidden Gem
Takaka is a great place with special vibe. Great people, great food.
Andreas, 1-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Accommodating to bike packing
Communication was gear, they provided a secure lock up for our bikes , The fruit burst lollies were what we needed after a cycle
Tim, 1-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Betty, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice and central
All good, place clean and comfortable, good wifiand very central.
1-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review