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    River Valley Lodge

    266 Mangahoata Road | Pukeokaku, RD 2, Taihape 4792, New Zealand
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          1 - 5 of 181 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          River Valley Lodge is in the middle of no where. Stayed here on the Kiwi Experience adventure. I didn't do any rafting or horse riding but still had a good time. The place encourages you to be social with no wifi and nothing else around...More

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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          This place is in the middle of no where so there is nothing to do apart from drink or white water raft (drinking is cheaper). We stayed in the "orgy room" because it's essentially one very long bed, sleeping next to someone on either side....More

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          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          All the drivers stress is the their favourite stop on the whole trip - probably because it consists only of a roast dinner followed by drinking until 3am. If you are staying here DO NOT STAY IN THE DORM ROOM. When they said 47-beds, I...More

          Thank georgieim
          Response from Kaysanne, Sales & Marketing Manager at River Valley LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

          Kia ora Georgie, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us or were unable to experience all that River Valley can offer to Kiwi Experience travelers. We pride ourselves on being a very unique stop on the Kiwi Experience...More

          Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

          My friend and I went horse riding. Beautiful landscapes, lovely horses. Want to take my whole work team back for a conference! And rafting. Incredible home cooked food, warm fire and fun atmosphere. Something for everyone young and old

          Thank Katherine R
          Response from Kaysanne, Manager Sales & Marketing at River Valley LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

          Kia ora Katherine, Thank you for taking the time to review River Valley Lodge. The horse riding is quite special. Looking forward to seeing you back here for a conference. Ngā mihi, Kaysanne

          Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

          Unlike any other hostel we stayed in in New Zealand, River Valley Lodge has warm and friendly staff and a fantastic atmosphere to enjoy among unreal surroundings. Go for a walk around the area and discover waterfalls, rapids and the incredible valley. Also stay in...More

          Thank Sam H
          Response from Kaysanne, Manager Sales & Marketing at River Valley LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

          Kia ora Sam, Thanks for the review and glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Ngā mihi, Kaysanne

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          • Free Parking
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          • Business Centre with Internet Access
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          • US$31 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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          • Number of rooms
          • 14
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          • North Island >
          • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
          • Rangitikei District >
          • Taihape
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          Primrose B
          Left a Voicemail message for Brian, with my email address. Also sent an Enquiry, as well as a Facebook message. Realise there is a time difference. Please, please get back to me. I'm trying to book accommodations for 3 nights in December, with horse treks for my husband, who is an experienced rider.
          23 June 2016|
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          Response from rivervalley1 | Property representative |
          Hi There I have been away for several days, so will follow up about why you have not yet received an answer. Thanks for your enquiry. Kind regards Brian
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          "If you chose to sleep in one of the bunk houses, pay a little extra for the 4-bed dorm--It's quieter..."
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          "Range of dorm rooms, smaller dorm rooms, private double, ensuite rooms and family rooms. Take your pick!"
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          "Tell everyone that they will not be able to contact you before arriving at the lodge so they dont freak out..."
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          "one of the ensuite room is a treat after a busy day rafting"
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