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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
Public wifi
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
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
Board games / puzzles
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
BBQ facilities
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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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
Rodney C wrote a review Mar 2019
74 contributions17 helpful votes
We only spent one night here , arrived mid afternoon, set up camp and had a good look around . An absolutely stunning location . Opted for a feed in tge restaurant thinking it would be fairly average due to the isolation. WRONG a fantasic meal cold beer and friendly service and not too expensive. Then back for one of the best hot showers in NZ Visited Edoras the next day , great short walk don't forget the bug repellant. .
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Date of stay: March 2019
Marie R wrote a review Mar 2019
Akaroa16 contributions3 helpful votes
a group of 18 of us stayed two nights at Mt Potts 6 in Stag cottage the rest in hotel rooms. We were all very happy with our clean comfortable accommodation. Our dinners for both nights were delicious and reasonably priced. We would not hesitate to stay here again. Wonderful view and lots of walks on offer. A wonderful morning at close by Erewhon riding a wagon drawn by Clydedales.
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Date of stay: March 2019
US$72 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAshburton Lakes
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