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Overview of The Rocks Chalets

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Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds

The Rocks Chalets

3.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    AirportTakaka (KTF)11 min drive
    Popular LocationRawhiti Cave11 min drive
    Popular LocationTe Waikoropupu Springs11 min drive
    Popular LocationPohara Beach13 min drive

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Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

5/5 guest room rating
  • 50 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed

Studio, 1 King Bed, Garden View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 47 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Garden View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 47 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed

Romantic Studio, 1 King Bed, Garden View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 47 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


Located in Takaka, The Rocks Chalets is in a rural area and in a national park. 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.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Rawhiti Cave - 11 min drive
  • Te Waikoropupu Springs - 11 min drive
  • Pohara Beach - 13 min drive
  • Wainui Falls - 27 min drive
  • Harwoods Hole - 47 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 74 min drive


  • Roots Bar - 10 min walk
  • The Curry Leaf - 10 min walk
  • De-Lish Delicatessen - 12 min walk
  • Takaka Infusion Street Life Café - 12 min walk
  • Bay Takeaway - 13 min walk

About this property

The Rocks Chalets

3.5-star guestrooms with kitchenettes and furnished 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. In-room free WiFi and furnished patios are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with DVD players.
The Rocks Chalets offers 5 forms of accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 3.5-star hotel has kitchenettes with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

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 on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

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
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English


  • 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
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Furnished patio


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 2 PM - 9 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25.0 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 25.0 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
This property accepts credit cards

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

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 36 out of 50 reviews
5 - Excellent 72%
Rating 4 - Good. 13 out of 50 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 50 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 50 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 50 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautifully presented chalet, immaculate grounds and really loved the outdoor bath. We were only passing through town for one night, however will most definitely be back .... and stay for longer next time.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
delight full place to stay friendly manager clean & warm
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It was such an amazing little place. Cosy, comfortable, spacious and very clean.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We were just blown away with the rocks . We had no 4 which had its own private area out back . Even tho it was kind of cold we sat out there and enjoyed the wildlife and used the barbecue . Short walk to town for bars and eateries . Room we could not fault . Large with all amenities you need . We will be back for sure .
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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