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395 Glen Lyon Road, Twizel 7944 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is one of the best places we have ever stayed. Jo and Peter genuinely made us feel welcome, and their attention to detail was fantastic. Some really nice touches too - the homemade cookies and fruitcake and the complimentary drink. The views of the...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

When we are asked about our favourite part of our 2 week trip, our answer is this place. It’s flawless. We had a wonderful time and miss it dearly. Highly recommended. The toiletries are great, comfy beds, hot water, delicious breakfast, and an incredible view....More

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Thank ErinWakefield
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

As foreigners having traveled the entirety of New Zealand there is no other place we would love to live. Matuka Lodge defines the word superb. Our hosts Jo and Pete immediately made you feel at home. Their attention to detail was faultless. The accommodation exceeded...More

Thank pbsymonds
Reviewed 26 August 2018

A very comfortable stay in a peaceful location just west of Twizel. Personable and very welcoming hosts. We were breaking a drive from Queenstown to Christchurch and enjoyed an afternoon relaxing in our north-facing room with a view across the pond (complete with ducks) to...More

Thank 777Gus
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is an experience well worth the little extra price...rooms, views, location, ambience, sheer quality.....and a superb breakfast laid on. There is a small sharing element with other guests present but this is part of the charm. Do go!

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Golf Course
Price range
US$268 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$268 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Stuti N
20 August 2018|
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Response from 73Sharon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don’t think Jo takes kids - its a grown up retreat very tranquil
22 October 2014|
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Response from OwnerMatukaLodge | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question.We only provide a full breakfast as we have two excellent restaurants 3km away in Twizel for lunch and dinner.The restaurants are Shawtys and Poppies and both have web sites that you can... More
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"We had the room with a spa which was lovely after we’d been biking "
2 weeks ago
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"all top class"
20 Aug 2018
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"They are all great with spectacular views"
21 Jul 2018
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"take the upper designation"
1 Apr 2018
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