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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stunning location - the stars were incredible at night! The room was immaculately clean, spacious and quiet. We had a great night’s sleep and woke up to a great selection of breakfast. Neil was a lovely host. Would love to go back!

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank NGMason
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights at Manakau lodge over the Christmas period and had a fabulous time despite the appalling weather. The lodge is very comfortable and our room with mountain views was really lovely. A fabulous shower and lovely huge bed. However the main winner...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank leonoral2013
Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

What a great pleasure to meet you over Christmas and despite the awful weather and the disappointments which went with it, I am naturally delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and all that we had to offer. I am often asked about my method for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though this lodge is not located in down town of Kaikoura, it’s the point of advantage of this lodge which gives a unforgettable experience of accommodation in good quality. Guest room is spacious and calm to relax for urban escape. Landlord is very nice...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank TWTANG
Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for posting this review of your stay with us and I hope you enjoyed your onward travels. Many thanks for choosing Manakau Lodge for your visit to Kaikoura.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don’t mind being out of town this is a quiet and peaceful place. Neil who is an ex publican from the UK is very hospitable and does a fine breakfast. His wonderful landscape photos adorn the walls. Mountain View rooms are best.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank andyg2017
Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us, and thank you for choosing us for your Kaikoura stay.

Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

The owner Neil’s attention to detail started the minute we booked, helping and advising on whale watching and dolphin trips. The accommodation is spacious clean and very comfortable and includes an excellent guests’ lounge. The location suited us well but be aware it is 15...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Patrick-Sundial
Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for recommending us to others. We recognise that a lot of hard work goes into planning a holiday like yours and so we are very happy to help in any way we can to lighten the load, and it...More

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Situated in beautiful mountain surroundings just ten minutes from Kaikoura, Manakau Lodge is a luxury rural retreat, offering the discerning traveller the finest in country lodge accommodation and hospitality. Our More guests' comfort is our number one priority. A great night's sleep awaits in our specially-chosen, super-comfortable beds, with fine cotton linens and beautiful, luxurious woollen bed blankets. King size beds are the standard in our two Lodge Rooms, and our Deluxe Rooms feature super-king beds, which can also be converted to twin singles on request. Each room also comes with a pair of deep-cushioned armchairs, a 43-inch LCD television with satellite Freeview and Apple(R) TV, a Yamaha Soundbar, a writing desk with an ergonomic chair, and the most luxurious modern bathroom, with heated floor, warm towels, and a superb walk-in monsoon shower. Both Deluxe Rooms also have the added indulgence of a deep, free-standing bath. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$204 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$204 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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"Both ocean and mountain views looked amazing"
NGMason
3 days ago
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"Mountain views are glorious"
NevinA133
16 Jul 2018
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"We loved the mountain views"
ROLO01
25 May 2018
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"Choose mountain view room"
54RichardW
12 Apr 2018
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