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Guest Testimonials of Awatea Tasman Bay’s Boutique Motueka Accommodation

Guests who have stayed in our boutique Bed & Breakfast and luxury Cottage accommodation have written us the following messages in our Guest Book or as personal notes:

Dear John & Scott, Thank you both so much for a wonderful stay. What a beautiful place you have here. Many thanks!Eileen & Dave, Surrey, UK
Thank you for your warm & gracious hospitality. You have created a magical retreat & we are honoured to have experienced it!Jon & Laura, Windsor, USA
Wonderful location. Wonderful hosts. Wonderful food. Wonderful, Wonderful, Wonderful!!! See you again & possibly lots of our friends. xxxMalcolm & Harjit, London, UK
Best place to stay ever! Great house, great location, perfect hosts (& dog!). Thank you so much for wonderful service and family-like atmosphere. See you next time for sure!Barbara & Marco, Basel, Switzerland
Dear Scott & John, Thank you both so much for a most perfect stay for our anniversary. There was not one thing we could have wished for; it was just beautiful! See you again!Mark & Lilian, West Coast, NZ
We had a great day on our trip to Farewell Spit – lots of sea bird sightings and splendid dunes! Thank you for making this a beautifully appointed place. The site is so lovely. We thoroughly enjoyed being here for three days. Very best wishes...Jan & Stuart, Los Angeles, USA
Dear John and Scott, We thank you very much for the chance to be at this wonderful place. You create a fantastic place to live. All things in and outside harmonise together. It was a big pleasure for us to share this place for a short time with you. We try to come back. All the best for the future.Tina & Uwe, Hanover, Germany
So glad we found this idyllic place – a cut above the rest for sure. We enjoyed a long walk in the [Abel Tasman National] park despite the intermittent rain. Thx for a great stay, one we’ll certainly recommend to friends.Paul & Rachael, Singapore
Scott & John, Thank you so much for a perfect start to our honeymoon ♥Emily & Michael, Dallas, USA

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  • awatea amazing view motueka river
    An amazing view of the Motueka River awaits you at Awatea Tasman Bay’s boutique Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Motueka
  • awatea amazing view motueka town
    You will see the town of Motueka and Tasman Bay from Awatea Tasman Bay’s boutique B&B accommodation for Abel Tasman National Park
  • awatea amazing view moutere inlet
    Kina Peninsular and the Moutere Inlet can be seen from Awatea Tasman Bay’s boutique Cottage accommodation for Abel Tasman


Such a comfortable & stylish house. We have had a wonderful time here!Katie & Mike, Royston, UK
Dear Scott & John, Many thanks for your hospitality and all the little details that made our stay so comfortable and special. We have been to quite a few 5 star hotels, but your cottage and the way it is so nicely furnished ranks ahead of them. All the bestSina & Alex, Hamburg, Germany
Merci! Tout est beau, accueil parfait.Yves & Roselyne, Lyon, France
Thank you for a lovely stay in your beautiful home. Fantastic location & hospitality & great fun with [your puppy] Molly!Mel & Bruce, Wellington, NZ
Thank you for such an enjoyable and relaxing time. It felt like staying with friends at Christmas time!Sasha & Asha, Los Angeles, USA
Wonderful stay. Great Views. Brilliant house & great hostsChris & Pat, Enfield, UK
Thank you John & Scott for a very great stay. Such a beautiful view, excellent service, great house, we feel so well. Absolutely the perfect hosts in NZ. We’ll be back!Jutta & Frank, Hamburg, Germany
Wow!!! What a gorgeous place & so full of heart & soul. Thank-you for sharing with us. Love!Lynn & David, Santa Clara, USA
John & Scott – The Perfect Hosts in an idyllic setting, gorgeous home, and sumptuous meals. We have had the perfect holiday – Many Thanks!Diane & Amy, Asheville, USA, and Katie & Pat, Hamilton, NZ
Thank you Scott & John we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your stylish comfortable home – heavenly spot!Gill & Keith, West Tilbury, UK


awatea picnic point autumn view painting
Photographic painting: Autumn colours in the Motueka River Valley and Richmond Range from Awatea Tasman Bay