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Located in Marahau, a 4-minute walk from Marahau Beach, Abel Tasman Haven has accommodations with a garden, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. Each room at the 4-star motel has mountain views and free WiFi. Guests can enjoy garden views. At the motel, rooms have a closet and a flat-screen TV. The rooms are equipped with an electric tea pot and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, while some rooms also feature a kitchen equipped with a fridge. At Abel Tasman Haven all rooms include bed linen and towels. Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Marahau, like hiking. Porters Beach is 1.1 miles from Abel Tasman Haven. The nearest airport is Nelson Airport, 39 miles from the motel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Abel Tasman Haven has been welcoming guests since Mar 1, 2018

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Marahau
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  • Rod
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Cute fully contained apartment had everything we needed.
  • Paul
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The room has everything you need and is in a lovely quiet location with a view of the national park. . It is ideal for walking the trail as it is next to the water taxis and Rose arranged that for us when we arrived.
  • Paul
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything was clean and well maintained. There are a couple restaurants, tour companies and the Abel Tasman trailhead, within easy walking distance.
  • Laurie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great cottages right at the foot of ATNP, hostess/manager/owner super helpful fixing our hike drop off and pick up so we didn’t have to swim where the bridge was out. She literally walked next door to the aqua taxi and set things right for us. Can...
  • Robin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Loved the chalet and the hosts were superb! Wish I had booked two nights and stayed in area longer!
  • Janet
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautiful & well planned cabin in gorgeous setting.
  • Donatella
    Rose welcome was one of the best we had during our journey in NZ, even if we stayed only one night. We would have loved to stay longer, the place if very peaceful and surrounded by nature (loved the cat!), for us was a good point to start our Abel...
  • Lisa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Rose was a very nice hostess. She provided us with plenty of information of the area including hiking trails, beaches and history of the area. Motueka is the central town nearby. They have good restaurants as well as grocery stores.
  • Grace
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    friendly and Rose suggestions to make the stay great!
  • Dóra
    it was very clean and comfortable, well equipped and Rosé was a super nice and helpful host

Property questions and answers
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  • This room has private bathroom? Is there a bath tub? Thanks

    Hello, there is only a shower. thanks for your question, kind regards, Rose
    Answered on 15 August 2021
  • We would like to make a reservation for 2.1.-3.1.2024 Queen Studio two times. Is it possible to get extra bed. We are five trevelers and in Marahau ev..

    Hello im sorry we have no accommodation for 5 travellers. kind regards, Rose
    Answered on 29 May 2023
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    The beach is a leisurely 10 minute walk from our accommodation. very safe for swimming it is also tidal.
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Hi, do you offer luggage storage for those hiking Abel Tasman? It would be 4-5 days. Thank you

    Hello, we only offer luggage storage for guests that are staying with us for the first night, then returning to stay with us again for another night. ..
    Answered on 8 September 2022
  • Hi, im keen to do some trampings around the area. Do you have available services/ transpo to get to the starting point of the trails?

    Hello , we are only a 10minute walk from the start of the National Park, and the beach for swimming and both cafes. we do not provide transport to bri..
    Answered on 7 December 2020
  • Please explain, attached bathroom. Is it for the sole use of the visitor, outside of the apartment?

    the chalet is self contained with a ensuite inside the chalet. it has a shower, vanity and tolite all inside the chalet, thank-you for your question, ..
    Answered on 8 February 2022
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Hooked On Cafe , Park Cafe and < they are seasonal. open from end of September until the end of April.
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Abel Tasman Haven
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Shared toilet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Walk-in closet
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Beach
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Electric blankets
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Mosquito net
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Abel Tasman Haven takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM


From 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 20 and 95 years old


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash Abel Tasman Haven accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about Abel Tasman Haven

  • Yes, Abel Tasman Haven is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Abel Tasman Haven has 1 restaurant:

    • Hooked On Cafe , Park Cafe and < they are seasonal. open from end of September until the end of April.

  • Check-in at Abel Tasman Haven is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Abel Tasman Haven may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Abel Tasman Haven offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Back massage
    • Horseback riding
    • Hand massage
    • Beach
    • Foot massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Neck massage
    • Head massage

  • Room options at Abel Tasman Haven include:

    • Studio

  • Abel Tasman Haven is 2,450 feet from the center of Marahau. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.