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Makoura Lodge

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“family wedding”(3 reviews)
“guests”(5 reviews)
“accommodation”(6 reviews)
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Free Parking
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Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
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Makoura Lodge is located on a farming property at the foothills of the Ruahine Rangers. Everywhere you look there are stunning views- native bush, ranges, waterfalls and rivers. You can't help but relax here. Makoura Lodge is renowned for outstanding country hospitality and food. We...
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736 Makoura Road | Rd 1, Apiti 4771, New Zealand
42 km to Palmerston North Airport
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

The first family wedding with the eldest of our five. It was absolutely fantastic. A truely hidden gem. Relaxed, helpful and genuine service without artificial pretentiousness. We were a small wedding party of just around under forty and it felt like an intimate and relaxed,...More

Thank Renato Z
Response from Makoura, General Manager at Makoura LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank You very much for this feedback!

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely great experience. We visited for a family wedding. The venue was great, the staff were fantastic and supporting, and the accommodation was very good. It was a bit cold but that was because of the time of visit - the staff provided more heaters...More

Thank Conor S
Response from Makoura, General Manager at Makoura LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much Conor!

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Family wedding what a delight. The accommodation on arrival is clean presentable and we had an amazing great bed. The shower was awesome with non chlorinated water and a great shower head. It was bitter cold that day and two heaters were supplied; that I...More

Thank Lorns1960
Response from Makoura, General Manager at Makoura LodgeResponded 5 June 2018

Well we are so happy to receive this wonderful feedback thank you so much! Your wedding was so happy (we got to see all the laughter on the video). Congratulations again!

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Wonderful location, great setting for outdoor ceremony. Meal was very good, local lamb cooked to perfection.Stayed in unit accommodation which was very comfortable. Full breakfast the following morning very good.

Thank 676beryl
Response from Makoura, Owner at Makoura LodgeResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! Glad you enjoyed.

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful clean quiet place. Great area to explore. Service excellent . Easy to get to from main drive. Accomodation beautiful. Locals at the tavern very friendly. No petrol locally. Internet available.

Thank Anne-Maree S
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Bar/Lounge
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Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room & Suite (16)
Dining (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Melissa G
21 January 2017|
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Response from Makoura | Property representative |
Hi Melissa It is needed, if you don't have one we provide transport at no extra cost :)
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"I would imagine rooms further away from the hall would be less disturbed by the music."
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"Spa units are relaxing with great views of the ranges"
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