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10 Mt Lyford Forest Drive Inland Kaikoura Road, Waiau 7395 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

I didn't realise this place existed until the quakes turned this into a semi-main road. It did a roaring trade with the road crews while the roads were being repaired but I'm not sure how trade is now. Go and find out for yourself. When...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for coffee on the way from Kaikoura to Hanmer Springs. Good coffee, friendly staff, amazing location. In the middle of nowhere, right on the roadside. Mountain views. Great setting. Big open log fire in the downstairs lounge, outdoor spa baths, lovely sunny...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

I stayed for one night in this lovely lodge to camp. It's under construction at the moment but never the less they'd let me stay! A kitchen with all the needed tools and aplliances and a neat, nice warm shower. The owners of the place...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Elenore S
Response from Simona R, Public Relations Manager at Mt Lyford LodgeResponded 5 May 2018

Thanks for bearing with us through our renovations, we’re glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Perfectly run lodge, everyone very chatty and welcoming. Some of the best coffee you will find sat in front of a classic alpine log fire. I sheltered from an April snow storm on the motorcycle so the warm bunk room appreciated. Thanks, will be back.

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank SteveD4434
Response from Simona R, Public Relations Manager at Mt Lyford LodgeResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for your review Steve, we are so happy that you enjoyed our lodge. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 February 2018

We are spending a few months near the Mt. Lyford Lodge and pop in for meals sometimes. The lodge provides food all day and a small dinner menu. Every meal we have had has been excellent. Chatham Island Blue Cod, Cajun Chicken, Duck and Marinated...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Clyde90
Response from Jennifer Y, Owner at Mt Lyford LodgeResponded 26 February 2018

:) Nice to know our food is appreciated, many thanks and enjoy more here :)

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Welcome to Mt Lyford Lodge, your alpine retreat! Situated amongst the stunning Inland Kaikoura mountain range, our pine log cabin is one of the largest in the Southern Hemosphere. We accommodate to all travellers More needs with a range of accommodation options from motel rooms to bunk rooms, alongside a roomy campsite for those with the desire to touch base with the outdoors. To complete the ski lodge atmosphere, we have an on-site bar and restaurant for your hearty food and local beers on tap. Mt Lyford Lodge also has spectacular landscape and views making it an ideal venue for your next wedding, conference or school trip. Email us for more information regarding this. RECENTLY UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT!! Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$60 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Waiau
Number of rooms
Price range
US$60 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Waiau
Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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13 August 2016|
Response from SimonaR1762 | Property representative |
Absolutely. We have an on-site bar and restaurant along with the best coffee in Lyford!
Room Tips
"Intermittent WiFi. Don't get double rooms near Kitchen. Noisy coz sharing with mountain staff."
31 Jul 2017
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"best ask the staff as there is something for everyone"
17 Aug 2014
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