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State Highway 94, Milford Sound 9640 New Zealand
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It is simply not possible to fully experience Milford Sound in a day trip... Stay in Milford to enjoy its pure beauty after the day tripping crowds leave and before they arrive. Just 5 minutes drive from Milford Sound cruise boats, Milford Sound Lodge is ideally located. With picture perfect views of the Cleddau River and surrounding mountains, activity bookings on site, and a cafe and a shop, you won’t find a better base for your time in Fiordland. Choose accommodation that suits your needs – from award winning Premium Chalets to cosy Backpacking Rooms and Rainforest Campervan Sites – and let our friendly staff help you make the most of your time in this World Heritage site.There is so much to do: boat cruises, kayaking, walking and sightseeing, or relaxing and soaking in the beauty of your surroundings. You won’t regret treating yourself to an overnight stay in Milford Sound. Pre booking is essential Nov - April and year round for our Chalets.
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Sophie23 wrote a review Aug 2021
New Plymouth, New Zealand17 contributions13 helpful votes
Had a fantastic stay for the entire time we were here! Our first time to Milford Sound so wasn’t sure what to expect. Obviously fell in love with the location, it was really special to wake up to such beautiful views and some friendly local birds. Breakfast was included and there were several options to choose from, it was delivered to our room at a time of our choosing both days. We chose a package stay which included the Southern Discoveries Cruise which we loved too. Staff were helpful and friendly, offered us a complimentary shuttle to take us down to the foreshore but we opted to walk down and they were happy to give us directions. Rooms were beautiful and I was unsure whether to pay extra for the Riverside Chalet but glad we didn’t in the end, the Mountain View one we stayed in was amazing and certainly not short of views or luxury! We dined at Pio Pio for one night and the food was delicious, the menu was smaller than normal as they were having some renovations but this didn’t effect our enjoyment. We chose to bring our own cheese, meats and wine for the first night in the chalet and they lent us some plates and knives to facilitate that. Would love to stay again if we ever make the trip down another time.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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NZBird wrote a review Jul 2021
Auckland, New Zealand25 contributions20 helpful votes
We stayed here for one night in a powered campervan site. The facilities were fabulous, the best showers on our entire trip and the cafe/bar/ restaurant was cosy and enticing. Staff are very friendly. It’s well worth the stay. We had lots of rain during the night but woke to a still day and could hear all the waterfalls coming off the mountains. A very special place.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Mark wrote a review Jul 2021
Auckland, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
All staff were super helpful and made the stay that much more enjoyable. Well Done team. The Menu was a little smaller than normal, however quality made up for it! Plenty of local knowledge to help with joining the dots to make for great visitor experience.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: Riverside Chalets are the bomb, along visits from the local Weka and Kea's
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Kelly Seales wrote a review Jun 2021
Dunedin, New Zealand10 contributions3 helpful votes
Stunning location, beautiful private spots for a Campervan. Facilities are modern and kept clean and tidy by the busy friendly staff. Showers are great with unlimited hot water and free! We dined at the Piopio restaurant in the lodge, this was also very enjoyable. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back. 🥰
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: We traveled Queens Birthday weekend and it wasn't busy. Love that NZ is still in semi lockdown...
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Kevin S wrote a review Jun 2021
Dunedin, New Zealand16 contributions17 helpful votes
We stayed here for one night in our campervan on a powered site. From the moment we arrived til we left the staff were warm, friendly and helpful. The facilities were very modern, clean and well appointed. We had dinner in the restaurant, again the staff were great and the food was delish. We will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Book ahead during busy periods. Try the restaurant!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Milford Sound Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Milford Sound Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Milford Sound (1.2 km), The Chasm Walk (5.1 km), and Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Underwater Observatory (1.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Milford Sound Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a lounge, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Milford Sound Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Milford Sound Lodge?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Milford Sound Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Is Milford Sound Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Milford Sound.
Are any cleaning services offered at Milford Sound Lodge?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Milford Sound Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Milford Sound Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.