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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   75 Main Rd | Nelson Lakes National Park, Saint Arnaud, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks very much to the owners and their friendly team for looking after our familes needs during our January lake holiday. As 'casual day guests' we were made to feel very welcome when we popped in and out... whether it was for a meal, (good vegetarian pizza choices) drink, coffee and a slice... (ginger crunch recommended). Lovely to see such... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible as a backpackers! Overpriced, hot showers are token based, you are expected to put the linen on your self, the beds are uncomfortable, kitchen and dishes were dirty, receptionist wasn't nice and seemed snobby towards backpacker clients... Definitely not suitable for exhausted people after a tramp in the lakes... Worst place I stayed at in 1.5 months touring New... More 

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North Island, NZ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed one night but we found it a very comfortable and easy lodge to stay in. the bedroom was spacious, good bathroom and comfortable bed - everything travelers need. We experienced excellent restaurant service for both dinner and breakfast. Food was very good and reasonably priced and they have a good wine list.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Alpine Lodge has a wonderful friendly atmosphere. The owners are so welcoming. caring and have a real sense of making their guests feel important. All the staff are helpful and friendly. The accomodation is very comfortable, well appointed and very clean. The restaurant has lovely food and is well priced. Very child friendly with a lovely little play area,... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed two nights (either side of a tramp), enjoying dinner and breakfast both days. The food was excellent and the staff friendly and helpful. The setting could not have been more beautiful, the proximity to the forest being brilliant and the gardens well-kept and gorgeous. Would highly recommend.

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Ruby Bay, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I stayed recently in the Backpackers Alpine Lodge in St Arnaud, South Island, NZ. I left my coffee plunger in the kitchen when I checked out. I returned the next day and searched the kitchen, but - no luck - the plunger was not to be found. I spoke with a lady serving breakfast to guests in the main lodge... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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149 reviews 149 reviews
121 hotel reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I have stayed and this property several times. The standards for comfort, friendliness, and quality remain high. Over my two night stay I had breakfast and dinner at the lodge's restaurant. The quality was excellent and the prices reasonable. This is a lovely area of New Zealand that is a bit of the main track for most visitors but worth... More 

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It was a nice, clean (empty) place and the owner (male one) was very friendly. It is however quite expensive even for the backpackers, and we felt a bit that we were not valued as guests compared to those of the lodge guests. This was felt in a little dispute about wifi. The location was also decent, but there isn't... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Our stay in this lodge could ot be faulted. We arrived unbooked and late but were made to feel very welcolme and special. The lodge is in ideliac surroundings clean and well maintained. The resurant food was delicous, would stay again and for longer.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Stayed for two nights and attended a wedding reception at the lodge. From the time we made the booking till the morning we left, the service was excellent and staff and management were so helpful and so friendly. We arrived a bit earlier, no problems whatsoever, we were able to check into our room. The room was lovely, very cosy,... More 

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Address: 75 Main Rd | Nelson Lakes National Park, Saint Arnaud, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Saint Arnaud
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alpine Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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