818 Abel Tasman Drive, 7183 Pohara, New Zealand – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 135 reviews)
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You're eligible for a Genius discount at Ratanui Lodge! To save at this property, all you have to do is sign in.Located in the heart of Pohara Beach at Golden Bay, Ratanui Lodge was fully refurbished in winter 2021, it offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast in a beautiful natural setting. It features a saltwater swimming pool, a restaurant and a lounge bar.
Facilities at Ratanui Lodge Golden Bay include a beauty treatment room and a tour desk that can assist with booking Golden Bay kayaking trips, eco-tours to Farewell Spit Nature Reserve, horse-trekking at Wharariki Beach, or cruises into the Abel Tasman National Park.
All rooms include a Smart TV and an outdoor seating area. Rooms are furnished in a contemporary style and include tea/coffee making facilities and and an private bathroom. A continental breakfast is served each morning.
Ratanui Lodge is only 1 minute’s walk from the beach at Pohara. Takaka town center is a 10-minute drive and Abel Tasman National Park is a 30-minute drive away.
Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.Ratanui Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 29, 2011
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- Hello I paid for a voucher this morning $260 for Lisa McAulay, I have not received the voucher yet. Please send through ASAP. Thanks SusanHi Susan Your voucher is being made up and should be emailed to you soon. If you need to contact us please call or email us directly stay@ratanuilo..Answered on 4 May 2021
- Are you doing Christmas dinner for locals this year. We have been to the lodge previously and the food is excellent.Hi Sorry we are only open on Christmas day for in house guests this yearAnswered on 7 December 2020
- We have a small fully trained Cavoodle dog. Can you allow him to sleep in the room? HadynHi there, thank you for your question. Unfortunately we cannot take pets at this stage. I can recommend The Sand Castle in Pohara which is just down ..Answered on 19 December 2021
- Hi there we would be travelling with a boat on a trailer would there be safe and was parking for us?Hello, We do have a car park onsite, you are more than welcome to park your boat in there, however you may need to park your car outside if we are ful..Answered on 14 November 2021
- How can I get to the closest beach from the property?Thank you, Pohara Beach is just across the street from Ratanui. 1 minute walk. There are 17 other beaches in Golden Bay that are easily accessible by car.Answered on 14 September 2019
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- Breakfast Room
- Open forBreakfast
- Dietary optionsVegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
- Dinner Restaurant
- Open forDinner • Cocktail hour
- Dietary optionsVegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
- Toilet paper
- Bathtub or shower
- Private Bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Wardrobe or closet
- Outdoor furniture
- Sun deck
- Electric kettle
- Socket near the bed
- Clothes rack
- Bicycle rental
- FishingAdditional chargeOff-site
- Hot tub
- Golf course (within 2 miles)Additional charge
- Tennis courtOff-site
- Sitting area
- Flat-screen TV
- Wine/ChampagneAdditional charge
- Kids' meals
- Special diet meals (on request)
- Breakfast in the room
- Tea/Coffee maker
- Accessible parking
- Baggage storage
- Tour desk
- Express check-in/out
- Board games/Puzzles
- Daily housekeeping
- Ironing service
- Fax/PhotocopyingAdditional charge
- Meeting/Banquet facilitiesAdditional charge
- Fire extinguishers
- Smoke alarms
- Adults only
- Air conditioning
- Car rental
- Packed lunches
- Ironing facilities
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Non-smoking rooms
- Room service
- Toilet with grab rails
- Wheelchair accessible
- All ages welcome
- Saltwater pool
- Pool/Beach towels
- Beach chairs/Loungers
- Fenced pool
- Beach chairs/Loungers
- Hot tub/Jacuzzi
- MassageAdditional charge
From 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
From 7:00 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
Children over 12 are welcome.
To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.
Crib and extra bed policies
Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Cash Ratanui Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
Free transfers are available to and from Takaka Airport. Please inform Ratanui Lodge in advance if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.
Please note we charge a 2.5% credit card surcharge on payments made by credit card.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.
Please inform Ratanui Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Salt Water Pool: Closed from Mon, May 08, 2023 until Sat, Sep 30, 2023
FAQs about Ratanui Lodge
Guests staying at Ratanui Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
Room options at Ratanui Lodge include:
Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.
Ratanui Lodge has 2 restaurants:
- Breakfast Room
- Dinner Restaurant
Ratanui Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Hot tub/Jacuzzi
- Tennis court
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
- Bicycle rental
- Swimming pool
The nearest beach is 150 feet from Ratanui Lodge.
The prices at Ratanui Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Check-in at Ratanui Lodge is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.
Ratanui Lodge is 350 feet from the center of Pohara.
Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Ratanui Lodge on this page.