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Set on 4.5 Acres of park like grounds and spray free gardens, approx 1km from town center. 25 minutes from the start of the Hump Ridge Track and 1km from their office. Last Light Lodge has a large communal kitchen/dining/ lounge area, 3 large bathrooms with coin operated showers, coin operated laundries. 20 private rooms(Twin/double rooms) with basic kitchenette facilities. 10 Powered camper van sites (on site dump station), 10 non powered tent or van sites and a yurte to welcome 6 to 8 people. And a fabulous Restaurant-Cafe-Bar (see our reviews). Last Light Cafe is open everyday and night and onsite. Free WiFi for customers. Free off street car parking.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Invercargill Airport59 km
Manapouri Airport79 km
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All reviews humpridge track facilities are excellent free wifi large communal kitchen onsite restaurant tasty food rooms are very basic one night coin operated showers bed was comfortable craig cafe camping roosters toilets lodge nz
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Used the Last Night Lodge as a last minute booking for an early morning wake up for hiking the Humpridge Track. The owner waited for us on our late arrival. Room was simple and had everything we needed. Large communal kitchen and lounge area. Funky...More

Thank bentobox007
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This simple accomodation in the small town of Tuatapere delivers exactly what it offers. A simple place to stop wash and rest before moving on. Shared bathrooms and coin operated showers, communal kitchen and lounge. There is also a coin operated washing machine and cloths...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Food is good.But the rooms are very basic. 2 star at most. Humpridge Track operators may book you here, so be warned that if you want even average quality room you will not find that here. Not sure if there is better in the area...More

Thank Walk_On_HIgh
Response from lastlightlodge, Guest Relations Manager at Last Light LodgeResponded 13 March 2018

hi thank you for your review, but try to remember the rating with the price we offer <$80. Our complex date from the 70's and we are constantly renovating to keep it in shape. but we don't expect to charge more because we know what...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

So we just passed by and wanted a coffee or just one nice beer. What appears to be just another camping spot seems to be one of the nicest places we've been for so far,here in nz. The staff as the boss are very friendly....More

Thank judede
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

My 3 daughters & I stayed in this lodge before our 3 day, 60km plus hike up the Humpridge. We should have used this lodge as our post-track accommodation instead of toddling off to Te Anau. I would return to stay even if I am...More

Thank Nukutere79
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20 November 2017|
Response from Violaine_Dumas | Property representative |
Hi, we usually have it at our restaurant. so we can see that at your arrival. cheers
Room Tips
"Very Basic Rooms"
10 Mar 2018
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"Ask for a space well away from the hen house!!"
15 Jan 2018
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"All the rooms seemed good - Make sure you eat here!"
16 Aug 2017
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"The neighbours roosters wake up early. Bring some earplugs. :)"
26 Oct 2016
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US$51 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionTuatapere
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