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18 Factory Road, Waipiata 9397 New Zealand
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#1 of 4 Specialty lodging in Waipiata
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Tussock Lodge Waipiata offers you the choice of various accommodation options and functionality. We utilise the latest in eco friendly appliances and fixtures to help reduce the impact on this remote environment. Secluded alongside the Otago Central Rail Trail, we are just a short walk to local amenities. Boasting 4 separate Super King Rooms (with quite possibly the most comfortable beds on the trail) capable of sleeping up to 8 people, a Gourmet Kitchen, and very comfortable lounge area, why wouldn't you stay at the amazing Tussock Lodge in Waipiata? We look forward to meeting you.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hiking
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle bus service
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Breakfast available
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
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Susanna153 wrote a review May 2022
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand61 contributions14 helpful votes
4 of us stayed here with our 5 horses in the paddock next door. Our rooms and the central lounge were immaculately clean, the beds are soooo comfortable with triple sheeting and high quality sheets. Strong hot showers and fluffy towels. There were so many small details that made us feel welcome. The breakfast was generous and delicious. We would all love to come back. Highly recommended and don’t forget to go to the pub for a great dinner! We could see why locals knew we would enjoy it.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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chrismC3787HK wrote a review Apr 2022
Snells Beach, New Zealand60 contributions16 helpful votes
Excellent service and stunning facilities. Short walk to Waipiata Hotel. Breakfast facilities and provision up to high standard. Very warm and nice relaxing lounge. Mark, the host, could not be more helpful. Food at Waipiata hotel was good and wide choice
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Room doors did not lock
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johngE9098BZ wrote a review Jun 2021
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Fantastic accommodation 5 star quality in the middle of central otago rail trail. Super comfortable and close to awesome country pub also run by super welcoming owner of tussock lodge. Felt welcome and looked after. Awsome quality breakfast at tussock lodge and great food options at pub
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Friday nights at pub great inexpensive food and refreshing beverages
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Martine C wrote a review May 2021
9 contributions3 helpful votes
Arrived to a lovely appointed, beautifully presented accommodation. It had everything you needed. The host was very helpful. Highly recommend this property. Thanks very much for the stay. Peter, Martine, Bev and Graham Connor
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Karen Logan wrote a review Apr 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand81 contributions10 helpful votes
My daughter and I were very lucky to have Tussock Lodge to ourselves after looking for accommodation at the Waipiata Tavern. The owner was so obliging and welcoming considering we just turned up. He prepared our room and heated the lodge for us while we had dinner at the Waipiata Tavern. I recommend the lamb burger by the way - gourmet and delicious. The lodge was comfortable and warm with a nice view from the upstairs living room area and a big range of breakfast cereals, etc included. The starry sky at night was wonderful.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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927catherinew wrote a review Mar 2021
Hamilton, New Zealand10 contributions7 helpful votes
We were a group of 8 so we booked the entire lodge. It is spacious, clean, warm and has everything you want. We all hung out together in the lounge and cooked the eggs provided for breakfast in the morning. If the weather was warmer we would have sat out on the large picnic table out the front of the property. There is a washing machine and dryer - brilliant. TV's in every bedroom and the lounge. THE BED'S WERE FANTASTIC - showers great too! Nothing bad to say
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Robyn H wrote a review Nov 2020
Auckland, New Zealand32 contributions7 helpful votes
We loved our stay at the lodge. The lodge was immaculate and there was a washing machine available and drying racks. The rooms and beds (best beds on the trail) were generous and cosy, breakfast was lovely and Mark had also left us fresh eggs which were delish. A great space for relaxing and putting up feet after a day cycling. We had dinner a short walk down the road at the hotel which was amazing too. Mark was friendly and made us feel very welcome.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Monica Muir wrote a review Aug 2020
38 contributions2 helpful votes
We loved our stay at the lodge. The rooms and beds were generous and cosy, breakfast was lovely, great space for relaxing and putting up feet after a day cycling. Food down at the hotel was amazing too - Mark runs that place too. Mark was friendly and made us feel right at home.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sue A wrote a review May 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Our second visit to Tussock Lodge when riding the Rail Trail. We were fortunate to be the only guests so had the whole place to ourselves. Mark is an excellent host. The Waipiata Hotel served the best chicken parmigiana and chips I've ever tasted throughout NZ and Australia! It was also the biggest serve. We will definitely return!
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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talloaks1 wrote a review Feb 2020
54 contributions11 helpful votes
Tussock Lodge was our last night on the Otago rail trail. We had the room designed with a bathroom for the disabled. The shower flooring had issues but that didn’t detract from our stay. A welcome bed after a long cycle on the rail trail, including curling in Naseby. We had a pleasant walk to the Waipiata hotel for a delicious dinner. The lodge was well appointed with great breakfast supplies and a ‘mini’ bar with an ‘honesty’ box system for payment. This place would be great for a family with four bedrooms with queen/king beds and also some rollaway beds.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 15 Feb 2020
Hi talloaks1, thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us, we're glad that you enjoyed your time with us, We look forward to seeing you again soon, Regards Mark
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PRICE RANGE
US$96 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionCentral OtagoWaipiata
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tussock Lodge Waipiata
Which popular attractions are close to Tussock Lodge Waipiata?
Nearby attractions include The Curiosity Shoppe (7.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tussock Lodge Waipiata?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Tussock Lodge Waipiata?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Tussock Lodge Waipiata?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Does Tussock Lodge Waipiata have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Tussock Lodge Waipiata offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Tussock Lodge Waipiata located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Waipiata.
Are any cleaning services offered at Tussock Lodge Waipiata?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Tussock Lodge Waipiata?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Is Tussock Lodge Waipiata accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.