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    Manakau Lodge

    198b Parsons Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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    Free Wifi
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 156 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Understated luxury but with total attention to detail coupled with the warm and helpful welcome from Neil we had a truly wonderful and faultless stay at this small lodge with beautifully appointed and immaculate bedrooms and gorgeous views at the back that will stay with...More

    Thank pward183
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Loved every minute in Kaikoura and our Host Neill went out of his way to make our stay a very memorable one. Lots of lovely extra touches , a comfortable bed , fab bathroom , great views and THE best breakfast we had in our...More

    Thank manu732017
    Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

    We spent just one night in this amazing incredible place... mountains from our room and sea from the garden... amazing place...large room with lots of facilities... But most of all, Neil was a great host: kind and friendly like he was one of the family......More

    Thank Francesca F
    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    Our first night in New Zealand was at Manakau Lodge, which was the perfect place to recover from our flight from Sydney and the long drive from Christchurch. Our host Neil welcomed us warmly and showed us to a first class luxury room and bathroom....More

    Thank Peter F
    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    We only booked one night, to make it easy to do whale-watching in Kaikoura. Wish we'd stayed longer: it's a terrific location at the foot of snow-capped mountains, ten minutes from Kaikoura town by car. The rooms are world-class, and Neil is a delightful and...More

    Thank JRandom
    Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 16 October 2017

    Thank you for reviewing us. We have many guests who wish they'd booked two nights instead of one, or even three nights instead of two, so your comments will hopefully be helpful to others who may wish to enjoy all we have to offer. It...More

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