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Brenton Lodge

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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“new zealand”(30 reviews)
“great hosts”(9 reviews)
“b b”(18 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Of the 180 reviews I have placed on Tripadvisor only a handful are in the 2 category. The term ‘lodge’ in New Zealand suggests some element of luxury. To be fair Brenton Lodge is not in the same price bracket as the luxury establishments -...More

Thank never2late
Response from Sallie H, Owner at Brenton LodgeResponded 5 days ago

I am sorry that you were unhappy with your stay at Brenton Lodge,please note that WE do not advertise or market our property as 'luxury'. I understand that you were given the option by your travel agent to go to a property with air-conditioning rather...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sallie and David were perfect hosts - attentive yet never intrusive and very welcoming from the start. Best breakfast in NZ so far ( portobello mushroom stack a real hit ) and lovely sea views from our comfy room. Pool was a refreshing treat on...More

Thank marathonman52
Response from Sallie H, Owner at Brenton LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review Brenton Lodge, we are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay, and you did have some nice weather which I hope is following you through the country. We hope that your holiday in New Zealand is...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very high quality B&B where everything has been thought through. Sallie and David even provide sunscreen and insect repellent for those guests who have forgotten such things. Ashort drive into town but that makes the setting all the more tranquil

Thank MoandIanWiles
Response from Sallie H, Owner at Brenton LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mo and Ian, many thanks for taking the time to review Brenton Lodge, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope that the rest of your holiday is all you wish it to be.

Reviewed 19 January 2018

We finally made a return visit after 10 years away and if anything this place has got better. A great welcome, beautiful room and excellent breakfast. The views are fantastic, and your hosts will get involved or leave you in peace - up to you....More

Thank janddp29
Response from Sallie H, Owner at Brenton LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

It was very lovely to see you both after 10 years, and thank you for taking the time to review us, we really do appreciate it. I hope that the rest of your stay in New Zealand lives up to your expectations, and that the...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely room in private lodge situated in beautiful gardens with view of the coast. Sally and Dave were delightful hosts and we had super breakfasts on their verandah. The room was well appointed with an outside balcony. Guests are welcome to explore the garden and...More

Thank candj37
Response from Sallie H, Owner at Brenton LodgeResponded 17 December 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to review Brenton Lodge, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, I hope your holiday was everything you wished it to be.

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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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US$326 - US$362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$326 - US$362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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