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  • Excellent97%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We have been touring the southern island of new zealand for a week and this place was THE BEST. The warm welcome of the owner makes you feel at home as soon as you pass the door. The place is quiet, charming and comfortable. We...More

Thank pmeuniergc
Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you for your awesome review just loved having you at Matuka and you are so right about the stars our BIG secret!!! Pleased that you found breakfast together was ok we do have private options but do find that all our guests are so...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We expected Matuka Lodge to be nice but it wasnt...it was just wonderful. Sadly we were only there for one night but I could have stayed for a week. We were so appreciative of the thoughtful touches. When we arrived, after a long hot drive...More

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Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded 11 April 2018

Fantastic review thank you so much for taking the time to write and seeing the little things we do!.Twizel has been so busy for so long now we know that we need to book for our guests. Kindest regards Jo and Pete

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Jo and Pete just pour the warmth and service over you! Super local knowledge on everything!! Truly great Innkeepers!!!!!!! Lovely rooms, deck and view, serene location out of town. Plenty of parking. The best I've found on the Mainland - personal score 99.7% out of...More

Thank Watt W
Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for the review, apologies that you found the floor slippery its the first time we have heard this so will be looking into that especially the fact that you were in an enclosed shower.The fridge space is generally just fine and the Lodge...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here and it felt like we were staying with friends rather than paying guests. The rooms are very grand with beautiful bathroom and fabulous views from a private decked area. Guests are given full use of the kitchen facilities and sitting...More

Thank 73Sharon
Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded 11 April 2018

We felt the same and thank you for coming to visit us, we have an amazing opportunity for meeting the most fabulous people here we are very lucky.Hope the rest of your trip went well and maybe we may meet again one day, With our...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018

We came to stay at Matuka Lodge for five nights when our grandson was rowing for his school in the Maadi Cup. Our hosts Jo and Peter were amazing with their care and hospitality. Our room was perfect with a lovely country outlook, extremely comfortable...More

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Response from OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka LodgeResponded 11 April 2018

Just can't tell you how much we so enjoyed having you both at Matuka over the Maadi Cup, every morning we looked forward to seeing you at the breakfast table, and then during the day although the weather didn't quite play its part at least...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
US$221 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$221 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (119)
Room & Suite (55)
Dining (7)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Mazzeratti-51
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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"They are all great with spectacular views"
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"take the upper designation"
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"Have a very wet unpleasant cold day like we did and stay in your room or the lodge by the fire and relax and..."
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"can't go wrong with any room"
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