The Barn Cabins & Camping

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Beach nearby, white sand
Beach nearby, white sand
Beach nearby, white sand

Overview of The Barn Cabins & Camping

The Barn Cabins & Camping

2.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Parking available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Contactless check-out
14 Harvey Road, RD 2, Marahau, 7197

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAbel Tasman Coast Track2 min walk
  • Popular LocationMarahau Beach8 min walk
  • Popular LocationAbel Tasman National Park9 min walk
  • AirportNelson (NSN)74 min drive

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About this area


Located in Marahau, The Barn Cabins & Camping is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Marahau Beach and Kaiteriteri Beach.

What's nearby

  • Abel Tasman Coast Track - 2 min walk
  • Marahau Beach - 8 min walk
  • Abel Tasman National Park - 9 min walk
  • Kaiteriteri Beach - 17 min drive
  • Honeymoon Bay - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 73 min drive


  • Park Café - 3 min walk
  • The Fat Tui - 7 min walk
  • The Pie Cart - 12 min walk
  • Hooked - 17 min walk
  • The Snakepit - 14 min drive

About this property

The Barn Cabins & Camping

Property highlights
At The Barn Cabins & Camping, you can look forward to a terrace, a garden and a playground. This hostel is a great place to bask in the sun with a white sand beach. In addition to a library and laundry facilities, guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Self-parking (surcharge), a TV in the lobby and barbecues
  • Tour/ticket information, luggage storage and smoke-free property
  • Guest reviews say good things about the helpful staff and walkable location
Room features
All guest rooms at The Barn Cabins & Camping have comforts, such as premium bedding, in addition to
Extra amenities include:
  • Private gardens and limited housekeeping



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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 5.00 per day)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (NZD 5.00 per day)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Shower

Outdoor space

  • Deck or patio
  • Garden


  • Window screens

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 5.00 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self-parking fee: NZD 5.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Barn Hostel Motueka
Barn Motueka
Barn Hostel Marahau
Barn Backpackers Hostel Marahau
Barn Backpackers Hostel
Barn Backpackers Marahau
Hostel/Backpacker accommodation The Barn Backpackers Marahau
Hostel/Backpacker accommodation The Barn Backpackers
The Barn Backpackers Marahau
Barn Backpackers
Marahau The Barn Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
The Barn Hostel
The Barn
The Barn Backpackers
The Barn Cabins & Camping Marahau
The Barn Cabins & Camping Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Is The Barn Cabins & Camping pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 19 Aug 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 21 Aug 2022 start from NZ$72.00, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Barn Cabins & Camping?

Self-parking is available for NZD 5.00 per day.

What time is check-in at The Barn Cabins & Camping?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at The Barn Cabins & Camping?

Checkout is at 10 AM.

Where is The Barn Cabins & Camping located?

Offering direct access to the beach, this Marahau hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Abel Tasman Coast Track and Marahau Beach. Kaiteriteri Beach and Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Barn Cabins & Camping and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Barn Cabins & Camping offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Barn Cabins & Camping cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 34 out of 55 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 55 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 55 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 55 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 55 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff were great and engaging on check in. This is a nice place to come and chill and explore 😎
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Comfy bed
We stayed in one of the cabins and the bed was incredibly comfortable. Great facilities and super cosy!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Had a barn of a time
Perfect spot to set off for the Abel Tasman hike! The Cabins and facilities are great, but lots of cool extras to make it a great place to stay
The locals come round for morning coffee
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022