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JD-Moon
Toronto, Canada

Welcoming home-like lodge

Review of Rata Lodge
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 Mar 2019via mobile
I lucked into this little gem and thoroughly enjoyed my night in this tiny place (2 rooms plus a small dorm). Welcoming hosts, great facilities and even a glow-worm display at night. Trains chugging up the valley add to the ambience. Perfect and very handy for trampers.
Date of stay: February 2019
Trip type: Travelled solo
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    Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

    Great place to stay. Super clean, comfy and friendly! We arrived late and they had even turned on the electric blanket in the bed so it was warm for when we got there! Highly recommend a stay, set in beautiful location

    Date of stay: November 2018
    Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Reviewed 30 March 2018

    This Hostel is in Otira, the middle of nowhere. The house looks old from the outside but is very lovely on the inside! Everything is clean. The beds are super comfy and you'll find everything you need in the kitchen. Be aware that it can get quite chilly in the night, but there are heated mattresses, so this shouldn't be an issue! Vikki, the host is very nice, she already send us an e-mail in advance with some information and gave us even more tipps for places to visit before we left. It really is a nice and quiet place for a stopover after a long day!

    Date of stay: March 2018
    • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed one night in a family room. It was lovely, spotlessly clean, cozy and comfortable. Vicky was welcoming and helpful, and the kitchen was very well equipped. Our electric blankets were turned on ready for us to retire to cozy warm beds. Beautiful surroundings.

    Date of stay: April 2017
    Trip type: Travelled with family
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    Reviewed 21 January 2017

    Super lovely to arrive at rata lodge after a long day's drive. Small enough to have a yarn with all the guests, great price, well supplied kitchen and super comfy beds! Solid dvd collection for the rainy night!

    Date of stay: January 2017
    • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here for 3 nights and the place is just lovely. There is hitting in the rooms, a very clean kitchen with a variety of kitchenware. Also a nice lounge with tv and dvds!

    The hostess is very nice! Always available, and welcoming! Recommend this for backpackers!

    Date of stay: December 2016
    Trip type: Travelled with friends
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