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Rimu Lodge

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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sue ellen”(17 reviews)
“large deck”(6 reviews)
“south island”(14 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunning location and setting, fabulous accommodation, first class hosting and service by Sue Ellen. We enjoyed every minute of our stay and Sue Ellen was there to guide, suggest and assist when asked. The attention to detail is evident everywhere. Her gorgeous doggie, Monty, was...More

Thank mcrobbieford
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, DON'T read any reviews older than 2017! There is a new owner and Sue Ellen is a perfect host. She met us in the parking, supplied perfect rooms with comfortable beds. The views are wonderful. We were sorry to have only spent...More

Thank Compuvideo
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We really liked our short stay (only 1 night) at Rimu lodge. Most friendly host and very nice breakfast as well! Glow worms were just around the corner. Very spacious rooms and completely new. Beautiful view as well. The entire place shows a lot of...More

Thank Florien B
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect accommodation set in an amazing spot with views which are hard to better. Accommodation is impossible to fault and the owners can not do enough for you. A must if you are ever on the West Coast of the South Island. A tad pricey...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We happened to be the only guests on the night we stayed at Rimu Lodge, so we had it to ourselves. Sue-Ellen, the host, is super friendly and helpful. We stayed in the gorgeous Kereku room (probs wrong spelling - sorry!) and it was very...More

Thank Roberta C
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$203 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$203 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"the best view is from the upstairs bedroom"
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"If possible have a room that cannot be seen from the communal outside terrace."
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"All 4 rooms have amazing views."
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"They only have 4 rooms and one specifically for disabled guests."
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