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    Lake Ohau Lodge

    2295 Lake Ohau Road | P O Box 51, 7944, New Zealand
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    Traveller (119)
    Room & Suite (27)
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good30%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Parking
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Bar/Lounge
    Meeting Rooms
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 284 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Lake Ohau is a beautiful spot to visit or stay for a while. This was my second visit, so because it was at short notice for a paragliding course and I've experienced how noisy the lodge can be, I opted to camp. Imagine my dissapointment...More

    Thank Cliff S
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 2 days ago

    I'm so glad that you enjoyed your meal here. We really do have a fantastic team here this summer so I'm using your review to acknowledge them. Our 2 Chefs Jamie and Patrick who have been here for a couple of years serve up amazing...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Very special place and super-friendly staff. The Lodge is in a very quiet location just above the lake, with mountains rising up behind. The view from our room was spectacular, with Mt. Cook in the distance. It's very quiet here, and the night sky was...More

    Thank plevett2017
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there and thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay. Our guests can experience such diversity. We are in such a quiet, peaceful place and if there are not many guests well then of course you can get that...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here for a night. Very picturesque and stunning location. The lodge is very comfortable with nice rooms with great views. The Very comfy bed faces the view and the bathroom is up dated. Great shower and plenty of places to put things. It’s older...More

    Thank chris G
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Chris, you are lovely! Thank you for writing. Good suggestion about the chairs outside. Wouldn't that be great to have permanent seating out there! I'm so glad that you appreciated our delicious food, we do have amazing Chefs - and gorgeous staff. Krista is...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The lodge hosted us one night on our 6 day Alps to Ocean cycle journey - it was a highlight - we were seated for dinner with friendly interesting people and made new friends - food great people friendly - a true NZ back country...More

    Thank Joe H
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you! It is so nice that you have taken the time to write, we really appreciate that you have done this. It sounds as if you enjoyed what we hope to achieve for all our guests. A friendly and relaxed atmosphere, meeting some good...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This lodge, officially for skiing, is a wonderful spot to unwind beside the most beautiful views. Most of the rooms have stupendous views over the lake to snow-capped mountains. There are pleasant walks and lake-side drives in plenty. The staff are friendly and courteous, and...More

    Thank Nigel T
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for writing. The Lodge was built in the 50's as an alternative stay to the Hermitage at Aoraki Mt Cook. Travellers, often on bus tours over the summer would be coming to see NZ's highest mountain. Our guests these days are almost an...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
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    • Price range
    • US$68 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 62
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Lake Ohau
    • Also Known As
    • Lake Ohau Hotel Twizel
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    Traveller (119)
    Room & Suite (27)
    Pool & Beach (11)
    Dining (5)
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    Muckleman
    19 February 2017|
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    Response from LouiseNeilson | Property representative |
    Thank you for your enquiry. Yes we do have WiFi available for a small fee just around the public areas. We charge $2 for 10 MB, $4 for 20MB etc. We look forward to you staying.
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    24 January 2016|
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    Response from JSNMitchell | Reviewed this property |
    Apologies for the delay, yes they are avaialble in the rooms as part of the room charge
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    Room Tips
    "Get a room as far away as possible from the bar, deck, or games room. Rooms will be very hot during summer."
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    "Temple wing has the best views"
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    "Amazing views of the lake and mountains. Closest spot to the access road to the pistes"
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    "Luxury price, for basic rooms"
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