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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
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 guests' comfort is our number one priority. A great night's sleep awaits...
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198b Parsons Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our party stayed at this wonderful Lodge for to nights while visiting Kaikoura. It was such a great experience, we didn't want to leave. Our rooms were very well appointed, with every amenity thoughtfully included. And the four rooms shared a common sitting area that...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed one night at the fabulous Manakau Lodge. The rooms are very well appointed and the communal areas are also well thought out and have nice decor. Neil, the owner and host was a pleasure to meet and to talk to. He is an...More

Thank Nevin A
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We stayed here for 2 nights during our trip to Kaikoura, and wished we could have stayed longer. Manakau Lodge has amazing views of both the sea and mountains behind, and is tucked away in a quiet location, a few minutes drive from town. The...More

Thank RDLO1
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

My dad and I stayed there on March 3rd after being referred by a friend. Neil was a kind and friendly host. If you’re looking for something to do, he is eager to help you out. Our room had a nice private patio area facing...More

Thank Remy A
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Set a few Km outside of Kaikoura, in a rural spot with a majestic mountain backdrop, the Lodge is a high-spec modern affair, and all done with professionalism and good taste. The bed was particularly comfortable,and the breakfast was delicious! The owner is a keen...More

Thank JonathanSymonds
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$197 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$197 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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