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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We were lucky enough to have two nights at Matuka Lodge and wish we could have had more. The location is simply gorgeous and peaceful with stunning views out to the mountains, yet only a very short drive to Twizel, and so many attractions within easy reach. But what really makes this place special are the hosts Jo and Pete - they are very welcoming and provide many thoughtful touches to make this a very lovely home away from home. Would absolutely recommend this as THE place to stay!

Stayed: November 2017
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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Well we were so lucky to meet you to! thank you for coming our way and making the most of your time in the area.
Hope you enjoyed your time up north and all went well thank you for writing the review we so appreciate you doing so,
Our very best wishes to you,
Pete and Jo

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Room was excellent. Even more outstanding was the superb location and the lodge shared facilities. What made this place the most memorable and ever so special were the hosts Jo and Peter. For them alone it should be a 12 out of 10. Whatever you do, make sure this place is on your 'must do' list in New Zealand.

Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Well what can we say except love love loved having you to stay!!An absolute highlight for us and as you say memorable well it was for us to.
Hope the photos turned out well and that the rest of the trip kept being special for you.
We will always remember you and hope that we someday may meet again thank you for the terrific review.
Best wishes
Pete and Jo

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Simply an excellent place to stay. From the time we arrived we were made to feel so welcome. The Lodge has a very relaxing feel to it and very homely - the chocolate chippie biscuits help with that!!!! A wonderful example of NZ hospitality at its very best. A treat to arrive at after a long days biking on the Alps to Ocean. Breakfast is simply too good to miss. In our opinion you will not be disappointed if you decide to check in at Matuka Lodge - I look forward to going back sometime. Jo and Pete, you are wonderful hosts - thanks so much.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

So pleased you liked Jo's chocolate chippies!!and you thoroughly deserved them ! We hope the rest of the ride went well thank you for coming to visit us,
Best regards
Jo and Pete

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We cannot think more highly of Matuka Lodge after our stay there! It’s a beautiful place with an amazing view. Very clean and well presented and the hosts Jo and Pete were lovely! The area is quiet and peaceful and exactly what we wanted for our holiday! We wish we stayed longer!!

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Sorry that you couldnt have stayed longer but we know that time is precious when you are travelling,Thank you for writing such a lovely review and enjoying our piece of paradise.
All the best to you
Pete and Jo

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Thanks Joss & Pete for hosting us so beautifully. The lodge is very well appointed & a lovely restful environment. We were all so comfortable & appreciated the extra touches you provided. Stunning location

Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you for your kindest review we so loved having you all to stay we really enjoy groups coming to the lodge , what a fab way of getting together.
Our very best wishes and thank you for your kind gift,
Kindest regards
Jo and Pete

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