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2131 Hakatere Potts Rd, Ashburton Lakes 7771 New Zealand
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Mount Potts Lodge accommodation caters to everyone, whether you travel in campervans or would like to stay in a deluxe en suite studio or shearers cottage or everything in between, we have accommodation suited to you. We are positioned in an impressive location in New Zealand High-Country amid the Hakatere Conservation Park, Ashburton Lakes, Canterbury. Mt Potts Lodge offers a chance to experience an incredible but little known part of New Zealand, surrounded by mountains on all sides, at the base of Mt Potts (2200 metres) and a five minute drive to Mount Sunday made world famous as the setting for Edoras, capital of Rohan in the Lord of the Rings film. We have plenty of activities for everyone, whether it be tramping, mountain biking, fishing, climbing, or just relaxing and taking in the panoramic views with a glass of wine, Mt Potts Lodge has something for you. In our Cafe, Bar and Restaurant our Professional Sous Chef and Patissiere creates an imaginative seasonal menu with an emphasis on locally sourced produce. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is served from 8.00 am-20.00 pm. Situated on a 1,200 hectare working farm, there are a choice of animals to feed and pet. Horse riding can be booked in advance. We cater for all events and propose a tailored solution for any occasions function or venue with quality service and facilities.
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Free parking
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Canoeing offsite
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Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
BBQ facilities
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
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2131 Hakatere Potts Rd, Ashburton Lakes 7771 New Zealand
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roedkaelk wrote a review Oct 2019
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The most spectacular view we have seen so far, and the host did a fantastic job, making us an unforgettable meal. The kids even tried the rabbit caserole even through they have rabbits at home... They liked it. 😀 Thank you!
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Date of stay: October 2019
Response from Mt_Potts2017, Manager at Mt Potts Lodge
Responded 22 Oct 2019
Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again.
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Pernille B wrote a review Oct 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand11 contributions2 helpful votes
Surrounded by a beautiful scenery and nature is this hidden gem. My daugther s, my husband and I ended a perfect day in Hakatere Park here. Welcomed by the friendly host, who served us a wonderful meal. We all had a wonderful time and will be back for sure. Thank you.
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Date of stay: October 2019
GeorgeK wrote a review Apr 2019
Maine13 contributions31 helpful votes
Mt. Potts Lodge was the first place we stayed in New Zealand, and, after two months traveling the country, it still remains one of our favorite spots. We went to see Mt. Sunday/Edoras of LOTR fame, but the countryside is spectacular, if remote. We ended up being the only ones there, but the manager Teja and chef Lloyd were great hosts. Clean bed, delicious food, fabulous view—what more can you ask? Amazing customer service too, as they delivered a forgotten pair of hiking shoes to Christchurch for us. Definitely above and beyond! We’d love to come back sometime for a longer stay.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Simone wrote a review Apr 2019
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We spent a few hours at Mt Potts Lodge enjoying the stunning countryside and most delicious food. Well worth going back to explore the beautiful surroundings even more and have some more amazing food. The staff was super friendly and even if the chef was also waiting on the guests everything went smoothly. An absolute must see while in New Zealand.
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Date of stay: April 2019
Kris J wrote a review Apr 2019
9 contributions2 helpful votes
I came up to Mt Potts Lodge for a family weekend away two weeks ago, it was amazing, even in the autumn it is so beautiful. The food cooked by Lloyd was so great! We had the beef burgers and I can totally recommend! (their menu changes all the time so fingers crossed its on there when you visit). Its a great place for walking, as there is alot of public access parks in the region! Can't wait to go back.
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Date of stay: April 2019
US$72 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAshburton Lakes
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