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Matuka Lodge

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  • Excellent97%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“small lake”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been touring the southern island of new zealand for a week and this place was THE BEST. The warm welcome of the owner makes you feel at home as soon as you pass the door. The place is quiet, charming and comfortable. We...More

Thank pmeuniergc
Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded yesterday

Thank you for your awesome review just loved having you at Matuka and you are so right about the stars our BIG secret!!! Pleased that you found breakfast together was ok we do have private options but do find that all our guests are so...More

Innkeeper's Favourite Review
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This was one of your favorite places during our 15 day driving trip on the South Island. All we can say is Wow! We talked about it the rest of the trip and really wished we could have stayed their longer. Beautiful place with an...More

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Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded 30 May 2017

An amazing review thank you so much.Great that you got to use our sky gazing area and see the southern cross we find so many of our guests want to see this.Mt cook is very close so pleased that you chose to stay at Matuka.We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected Matuka Lodge to be nice but it wasnt...it was just wonderful. Sadly we were only there for one night but I could have stayed for a week. We were so appreciative of the thoughtful touches. When we arrived, after a long hot drive...More

Thank Ljc1603
Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Fantastic review thank you so much for taking the time to write and seeing the little things we do!.Twizel has been so busy for so long now we know that we need to book for our guests. Kindest regards Jo and Pete

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jo and Pete just pour the warmth and service over you! Super local knowledge on everything!! Truly great Innkeepers!!!!!!! Lovely rooms, deck and view, serene location out of town. Plenty of parking. The best I've found on the Mainland - personal score 99.7% out of...More

Thank Watt W
Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, apologies that you found the floor slippery its the first time we have heard this so will be looking into that especially the fact that you were in an enclosed shower.The fridge space is generally just fine and the Lodge...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights here and it felt like we were staying with friends rather than paying guests. The rooms are very grand with beautiful bathroom and fabulous views from a private decked area. Guests are given full use of the kitchen facilities and sitting...More

Thank 73Sharon
Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

We felt the same and thank you for coming to visit us, we have an amazing opportunity for meeting the most fabulous people here we are very lucky.Hope the rest of your trip went well and maybe we may meet again one day, With our...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
US$241 - US$320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$241 - US$320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Mazzeratti-51
22 October 2014|
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Response from OwnerMatukaLodge | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question.We only provide a full breakfast as we have two excellent restaurants 3km away in Twizel for lunch and dinner.The restaurants are Shawtys and Poppies and both have web sites that you can... More
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"take the upper designation"
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"Have a very wet unpleasant cold day like we did and stay in your room or the lodge by the fire and relax and..."
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"can't go wrong with any room"
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"Only 4 rooms all of which are magical"
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