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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.
I took our Management team of 8 here for a 2 day strategic planning and team building session.
Good facilities with everything you need for a workshop. Great food and fantastic hospitality.
A perfect hill country experience for international or big city visitors.
Response from Makoura, Manager at Makoura LodgeResponded 26 July 2017
Thank you Matt for your wonderful review and for bringing your team up here again!
We booked the Winter Special offer. One night in the Lodge accommodation with a scrumptious dinner and breakfast. Wonderfully quite and relaxing. The dining room is really cosy. We were sitting in front of the big open fire place the whole afternoon. There are nice...More
1 Thank MiriamNiessen
Response from Makoura, General Manager at Makoura LodgeResponded 6 June 2017
Thank you so much for your feedback, glad you had a great, relaxing time.
Thank you for coming to stay! See you next time!
A truly hidden gem in the Manawatu! Drove down from Auckland and never regretted it! Food was great by Chef Kimberly and she gave us 100% of her time and perfect hosting! Enjoyed out time horse tracking! Love the place! Would definitely come back!
Thank Jerry L
Response from Makoura, Manager at Makoura LodgeResponded 27 February 2017
Thank you very much for your review Jerry, it was great to have you here!
We are a family of four, on our first road trip to North Island this late November. So glad to have found Makoura Lodge (on TripAdvisor), and be able to include this amazing place on the itinerary. It nearly didn’t happen! But thank goodness it...More
1 Thank gwanhoe
Response from Makoura, Manager at Makoura LodgeResponded 14 December 2016
Wow Gwan! Thank you for your lovely, lovely review!! Your family were so welcomed here and was so nice to have guests all the way from Singapore. Thank you for visiting us :) Take care.