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Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every now and then I read a review on TripAdvisor from somebody who never stayed at a property (or never ate at a restaurant), but still submits a negative review because he/she feels he was mistreated in the reservation process or at the door. Our experience was just the opposite. Although we were ultimately unable to stay at the Matuka...

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful! Extremely clean! Too short of a visit....I can't say enough. Breakfast was fabulous! Private bathroom. Private patio. Joan was a wonderful host. I haven't stayed at a more beautiful place.

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MONMOTH UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of the 30 establishments we stopped in on a world wide tour, the Matuka Lodge wins the "Champagne Moment of the Tour". We did not want to leave the following morning. Book with confidence. We will be revisiting in Jan 2018

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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Peter Wow what a stunning review for us thank you so much we so appreciate that you love what we do here and of course being surrounded by our beautiful scenery does help!! We look forward to meeting you both again next year take good care until then, Best wishes Pete and Jo

Cambridgeshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just recovering from 3 weeks traveling in wonderful New Zealand. One of the highlights for accommodation and setting was this amazing lodge. The rooms were modern but so well thought out and comfortable, the views were stunning and the hosts were, delightful, helpful and accomadating . Jo and Peter made our friends and us feel very comfortable. Today on a...

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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this review

Well what a delight it was to have you all here we love having groups of friends at Matuka -makes it special .A long trip home I am sure but lovely to be back and catching up with more friends and family. So pleased you have made the coconut cookies hopefully they worked out well for you. Have had three...

Brisbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived nothing was too much trouble. The location is to die for so quiet and relaxing. The owners are so friendly and helpful it really makes the holiday feel like a holiday. We couldn't have asked for better service, room cleanliness the peaceful surroundings. Would have loved to have stayed longer and everyone we spoke to...

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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this review

What a great review thank you so so much and it was our pleasure to have you both here..Wish you to could have stayed longer but know when you travelling you have to keep moving to just see everything. Very pleased you liked the cake and hope it turns out well for you can't remember how many times I have...

Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a modern, family run boutique B&B with stylish, comfortable rooms and great views out towards Mt Cook. Guests have free run of the Lodge and breakfast is served by the hosts at a communal table - full cooked or continental breakfast at your choice. As restaurants in Twizel are limited our host had taken the precaution of booking...

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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Colin S, Thank you for your great review I wish we could say that we can see Mt Cook from the lodge but you probably meant Nunsveil a snow capped mountain that we can see looking at the Alps,Mt Cook is just hidden behind Rhoboro hill. We are so lucky to have good restaurants nearby .Well hope you had...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on our A2O cycle trip. We were very hot and tired. Lovely welcome from Jo. The rooms and lodge were delightful. Jo drove us to our dinner at Poppies and picked us up. Breakfast was delicious. Lovely peaceful luxurious place to stay with very thoughtful friendly hosts.

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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this review

We so loved having you all on your great Alps to Ocean bike ride and great to meet kiwis doing their kiwi thing!Loved seeing you sitting out on the deck . It was a pleasure to have you all here and hope that we may meet you all again on another occasion. Best wishes to you Pete and Jo

Ekero, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mateka Lodge in Twizel is a very nice B&B with a fantastic view towards Mount Cook and other high mountains. The remises are excellent with nice, convenient rooms with terraces. The host and hostess are really nice and helpful. Breakfast was very good and complemantory wine and cakes were served in the afternoon.

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Such lovely words thank you so much we so enjoyed having you to stay all the way from Sweden!! Kindest wishes Pete and Jo

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, comfortable private place in quiet location with informal Kiwi hospitality from owners Jo and Peter. Excellent stay! Delicious breakfast combined with great conversation was a nice bonus! I would stay again!

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Thank you for the great review we so love the conservation's at the breakfast table we all learn so much of travelling in NZ and all over the world!! Kindest regards Jo and Pete

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic welcome, beautiful view from the bedroom, very quiet and peaceful and delicious breakfast. We were battered by the wind on our bike ride, what a relief to end the day in this stunning B and B!

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Well we thought you two were amazing! and oh that terrible wind.So pleased that at least you found some respite from it all at Matuka we certainly like to think we are a relaxing, peaceful destination.Thank fully the winds have gone and we have had two weeks of hot calm weather a very late summer I have to say maybe...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the magic of Matuka Lodge, situated in a tranquil rural setting, 3km from Twizel, gateway to Mt Cook National Park, halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown. Choose from one of our four luxurious king rooms, each with a stunning mountain view, and enjoy 5 star comfort in a casually elegant atmosphere. An exceptional experience awaits you at Matuka Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matuka Lodge

Address: 395 Glen Lyon Road, Twizel 7944, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: $287 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Matuka Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“B&B - all rooms were beautiful! You can't go wrong!”
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“All rooms have the same incredible view. The room at each end also have the view from the bathroom.”
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“You cant go wrong with any of the rooms, they are all divine.”
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