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Lake Karapiro Lodge

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1829F Karapiro Heights State Highway 1, Tirau 3450 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Customer service is crap. When you call to ask questions about the place Ann takes it personally and only from her own perspective. Stereotyped me and was adamant I have an attitude. I payed money for that place and then get judged that she doesn't...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the lodge for one night after a Hobbiton visit. We can not recommend highly enough! Gorgeous rooms, incredible views and the most welcoming hosts, Eddie and Ann. The loveliest place we have stayed in on our NZ trip so far (and easily...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Late arrival isn't a problem at all, and the owners are welcoming, charming and very accommodating whatever your individual needs are. If you are travelling in the dark, the roadsign isn't visibly lit from the main road, and sat navs do struggle as the lodge...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Situated in a stunning location, the lodge was the perfect rest stop after our day at Hobbiton. Our hosts were so welcoming. The room was comfortable and clean, and breakfast the next morning was delicious! That night we also got to star gaze from the...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank shaunshonnelly
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Good big room with stunning views. The host Ann and Ed were very welcoming. The pool was heated and excellent. Great location for visiting Hobbiton. Breakfasts were excellent. The whole place is spacious and set in delightful gardens. Would stay again

Date of stay: January 2018
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5 star Emanuels - Lake Karapiro Lodge is the ultimate in luxury accommodation. Enjoy one of your best sleeps ever and wake to a unique environment with stunning views over Lake Karapiro, the mighty Waikato River and More lush Waikato countryside. Located in the centre of the North Island Karapiro has something for everyone... boating, water skiing, bush walks and a great choice of golf courses with sandy beaches, snow fields and lots of other adventures all nearby. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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US$241 - US$451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Tirau
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
Price range
US$241 - US$451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Tirau
Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (6)
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"There are no bad rooms."
2 Mar 2018
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"We got the lakeside room - elevated views across the lower reaches of Lake Karipiro - stunning."
7 Jul 2017
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"Spectacular view on the lakeview side, those sensitive to distant noise from a secondary highway might..."
9 May 2017
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"I'd suggest one of the top rooms for the view. The Versace room may be quieter as not above the..."
22 Apr 2017
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