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    River Valley Lodge

    266 Mangahoata Road | Pukeokaku, RD 2, Taihape 4792, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good23%
    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 188 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The lodge is in the middle of nowhere, which I enjoyed very much; no reception, no wifi, no outer world temptations. Just be aware of that :) The river is nice and the lodge is beautiful. The staff is not the most helpful (they seem...More

    Thank Eugenio G
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    A First-class river expedition on an exciting river, the Rangitikei. The guides were professional and safety-oriented and we felt like we were in good hands on a technically challenging river. The Lodge seemed geared towards accommodating large tour and bus groups; our experience was poor...More

    1  Thank Jim H
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This was my first time white water rafting and it was just the two of us plus our experienced guide (Janie) in the raft with us and another great guide (Kirk) in a kayak. The rafting was brilliant and the guides must have a lot...More

    Thank JSmart353
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We went camping here for one night with rafting on the first Day and riding on the second Day. It was truly and amazing experience. First of all the rafting was so much fun and our guide Justin did an amazing job and made the...More

    Thank Kristian E
    Reviewed 6 October 2017

    The setting is so perfect it is hard to believe it's real. The water is crystal clear and the video on their website is no exaggeration. The "product" is as good as advertised. They had great equipment, talented and personable guides, and incredible food. In...More

    Thank isle20152017
    Response from Rob H, Director of Sales at River Valley LodgeResponded 9 October 2017

    Thanks for your kind words and so glad you enjoyed your stay.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$106 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Rangitikei District >
    • Taihape
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    Primrose B
    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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    "wish I could put more than 5 stars on the location .. it was better than awesome... ."
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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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