The Blue Moon - luxuriously large
Amazingly large, sunny open plan room with king size bed (linen provided), electric blankets, ceiling fan, electric heaters, log burner (for the winter only), polished wooden floors, lounge area with TV, DVD player with a small selection of movies and a small sound system with aux cable for any MP3 player so you can play your favourite music.
The kitchenette has a microwave, toaster, fridge, crockery, glassware and jug/kettle but no cooking facilities (eg. no stove/oven). You can use the BBQ outside if you want to cook something simple.
French doors open out on to a private deck and garden area with comfy garden loungers and gas BBQ.
Free wi-fi internet access.
Beautiful ensuite bathroom with sunken bath and overhead shower.
Situated on a quiet street in a semi rural area in enclosed grounds, the guest room has its own entrance with off-street parking.
Please note breakfast is NOT included or provided.
Smoking is not allowed indoors of course but you are welcome to smoke in the garden.
We are 5 mins from Motueka where there are restaurants, cafes, shops and supermarkets.
15-20 mins to Kaiteriteri beach and water taxis into the Abel Tasman park
30 mins to Marahau and the start of the Abel Tasman Park
45 mins to Nelson/airport
3 - 3.5hrs to Picton and ferries to the North Island
4 - 5 hrs to the West Coast
5 - 6 hrs to Christchurch
Interaction with Guests
I usually work part-time so tend to be around the house in the mornings, and back again after 6pm most days.
I'm happy to answer your questions and help with any planning you might need to make for your stay or share a glass of wine and talk about travel :-)
Public transport in NZ is not the greatest and there are no local buses in Motueka except for ones going to the park. I would highly recommend hiring a car for New Zealand or you'll miss some of the more interesting and beautiful off the beaten track places.
There are buses that run between the main centres, eg. Nelson to Motueka and then out to Golden Bay, Marahau and Kaiteriteri. There are not many services per day so you need to plan carefully if you don't have your own car.
Other Things to Note
This accommodation is suitable for 2 people only. We do not accept additional guests. It is also not suitable for children.
- Free Parking on Premises
- Wireless Internet
- Cable TV
- Indoor Fireplace
- Smoke Detector
- Fire Extinguisher
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
Please note the bathroom does not have a door to it - this might sound odd but the way the room was designed it wouldn't be easy to install one. It is at the end of a short passageway and you cannot see into it but this might make some feel uncomfortable!
Room servicing: your room will be serviced daily (optional) between 9-11am if I am not working and you are not in the room. This includes making the bed, cleaning the bathroom, replacing towels as necessary, emptying rubbish bins etc. It does not include washing up your dirty dishes.
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