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    Makarora Tourist Centre

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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good37%
    • Average26%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible1%
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    “frame chalet” (5 reviews)
    “blue pools” (5 reviews)
    “haast pass” (5 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 97 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I was travelling with hubby, my Mum and a friend of hers. We had 2 quirky A frame chalets. We stayed in the ones with 2 single beds and 1 large double bed at the front of the property (to the right of reception/dining/bar buildings...More

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    Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

    This is a good stop for overnight before heading to Queenstown or Wanaka. We have a long list of walk along the Haast pass so we decide to overnight here for driving at night to Wanaka might be dangerous. The room is spacious and the...More

    Thank Mariana B
    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    Friendly staff, the best coffee so far on our trip and good scones. Not to mention comfortable sofas by a roaring fire when it was 3 degrees and trying to snow outside! The pies and sandwiches looked good too although we didn't try them. A...More

    Thank suzynelson
    Reviewed 9 July 2017

    We arrived when the reception was closed so instructions were taped to door. Our chalet warmed easily and was comfortable enough for a one-night stay in winter... until we began cooking. There were problems with appliances and cooking utensils. There were insufficient power points in...More

    Thank JimandJudy2017
    Reviewed 21 April 2017

    The staff were really friendly and great to deal with. The rooms are clean, tidy and there are really comfortable beds! The toilets and showers were clean and there was a communal kitchen and lounge area with a fire which was nice to relax in....More

    Thank Sara V
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • US$46 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 26
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    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (3)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Room Tips
    "A frame chalets have 1 queen & 2 singles in same open space. Good for families or friends travelling..."
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    "Not cabin #1. Too close to the campers."
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    "ask for one with a bathroom included"
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    "Ask for a working heater"
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