Overview of The Rocks Chalets

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4.7/5 Exceptional
45 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Kitchen



Popular LocationGolden Bay Museum & Gallery6 min drive
Popular LocationRawhiti Cave6 min drive
Popular LocationGrove Scenic Reserve6 min drive
AirportMotueka (MZP)68 min drive

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  • Romantic Chalet, 1 King Bed, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Chalet, 1 Queen Bed, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Chalet, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 50 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Chalet, 1 King Bed, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area


Located in Takaka, The Rocks Chalets is in a rural location. While the natural beauty of Abel Tasman National Park and Kahurangi National Park can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can head to Abel Tasman Coast Track.

Visit our Takaka travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Golden Bay Museum & Gallery - 6 min drive
  • Rawhiti Cave - 6 min drive
  • Grove Scenic Reserve - 6 min drive
  • Te Waikoropupu Springs - 6 min drive
  • Te Waikoropupu Springs - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 74 min drive

About this property

The Rocks Chalets

3.5-star guestrooms with kitchenettes and patios
Laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and a garden are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. All 5 rooms feature kitchenettes with fridges, ovens, hobs and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access and patios are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with DVD players.
The Rocks Chalets offers 5 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a hairdryer. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation is furnished with double sofa beds. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 3.5-star hotel has kitchenettes with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.
This Takaka hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9 AM: NZD 9-18 per person

Family friendly

DVD player
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Sofa bed

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities


Climate control (air conditioning)
Double sofa bed
Free cots/infant beds
Premium bedding
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Free toiletries


32-inch flat-screen TV
DVD player

Food and drink

Electric kettle

Outdoor space



Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 2 PM and 9 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 20.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 9 and NZD 18 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20.0 per night

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.

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

Rocks Chalets Hotel Takaka
Rocks Chalets Hotel
Rocks Chalets Takaka
Eatery On The Rock Hotel Takaka
The Rocks Chalets Takaka, Golden Bay, New Zealand

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Rocks Chalets and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Rocks Chalets offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Rocks Chalets cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Rocks Chalets?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9 PM.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in a national park, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Golden Bay and within 6 miles (10 km) of Abel Tasman National Park and Rawhiti Cave. Te Waikoropupu Springs and Kahurangi National Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Loved everything about The Rocks! Quiet location, yet close to town of Takaka. Beautiful Chalets, with private areas in front of each chalet. Lots of room, easily sleeps four, laundry on location, glow worm cave right on the property! 12 stars out of 10!

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Met expectations

So relaxing and well laid out - excellent service - rating totally deserved

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Beaut Spot in Takaka

Fabulous room, spacious, comfortable and with all the necessary amenities. Great location, easy walking to Takaka town centre, beautiful setting. Host was lovely and very helpful.

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019