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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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Property amenities
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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2131 Hakatere Potts Rd, Ashburton Lakes 7771 New Zealand
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Lexi wrote a review Mar 2019
6 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful evening here. The rooms were comfortable, the food was great, the staff very friendly. The location is absolutely beautiful and and easily accessible to Mt Sunday if you're a Lord of the rings fan.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Response from Mt_Potts2017, Manager at Mt Potts Lodge
Responded 4 Mar 2019
Thank you for your kind words and we are glad that you have enjoyed the place and we wish to see you again! Thank you
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505Jen wrote a review Feb 2019
Saint Paul, Minnesota45 contributions1 helpful vote
Wish we had stayed here but we camped for free by the lakes further south. We had some of the best burgers ever after hiking Mt Sunday here and a wonderful, fresh salad in lieu of fries. I suggest staying and also eating here!
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Date of stay: February 2019
Oliver Wellington wrote a review Dec 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand50 contributions11 helpful votes
A location with a lot to offer but offers nothing , the top level rooms are good but the level of service or even care is extremely low , there is a good restaurant and bar facility but they do their very best to make sure you don't use it , a shame as this could be a very good lodge but it will need to be taken over by somebody that actually cares and has an interest in it. Bring what ever you need as there is nothing here.
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Date of stay: April 2018
AlexxxOz wrote a review Apr 2018
Melbourne, Australia58 contributions19 helpful votes
After a long, rattly drive we came to this place and it had a great feel. A cabin-style setup made it feel like you're visiting a private mountain lodge with animals greeting you from enclosures all along the driveway. Tall trees gave some shelter without blocking the incredible view of the mountains. We parked our campervan on the grass near the main building with our bedroom window facing the mountains only to be rewarded with the most stunning sunrise-colours on the hills. The lodge has a pool table, although it had seen better days we still really enjoyed a couple of free games before retiring. Staff were friendly, welcoming and even helped set up our caravan at the site. We were the only van there so had choice, but there is enough space to spread out. We had
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Date of stay: March 2018
limhngee wrote a review Mar 2018
Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
Very friendly staff. Room is spacious and very clean. Located very close to Mt Sunday. Although a bit (about 20km) off road, it’s definitely worth the effort. Breath taking scenery along the way. Food at the restaurant is also very good.
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Date of stay: March 2018
US$72 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAshburton Lakes
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