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Alpine Lodge

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   75 Main Rd | Nelson Lakes National Park, Saint Arnaud, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Saint Arnaud
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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encinitas, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

This is a very quiet, comfortable, relaxing property! The room was so nice and the pond view was soothing. The on site bar/restaurant was superb and we lucked out since they have a BBQ on Sunday nights. The star gazing was a treat and of course the close proximity to Lake Rotoiki was the best factor.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

St. Arnaud is a beautiful spot, with Alpine feel to eat. The lodge is the only motel in the village as far as I'm aware. The rooms were spacious and clean. From the motel you can't really see the view but it is just 10 min. forest walk to the lake. The hot tab is a nice bonus. We took... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

We were passing through on our way to Blenheim earlier today and stopped for lunch. Food, service and mountain location were so fantastic that we decided to stay the night with our 2 young daughters. Make sure you get a room overlooking the stream, and upstairs room with loft if you have kids. Our daughters love it. We had dinner... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Stayed here 3 nights 2 before our 6 day tramp and 1 at the end in the hostel part of complex. Had a great stay. Spacious kitchen and sit down area. We also had the BBQ buffet with great salads etc. fantastic meal in beautiful surroundings. Well recommend.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Arrived on a Friday and it was rainy and cool, but the beautiful interior of the chalet was warm and inviting. Had to drive, as right on the busy highway. Went to the local museum and learned about the area. We ate in and had a quiet night. Got to see the check-in area just before we left. Beautiful. Restaurant... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We have stayed here several times as part of a group of cyclists and have thoroughly enjoyed each stay. The rooms are spacious and clean with good amenities, the food in the restaurant is quite a bit better than you might expect and the owners are wonderful hosts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Arrived late at night and the team's friendliness and service was just wonderful. Even though the restaurant was closed we were able to get some wonderful toasted sandwiches. The chalet was just super and exceeded our expectations. Adored the electric blanket on our beds. I was traveling with my parents (58 & 60) and they adored the chalet. Dining in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012 via mobile

Very friendly and entertainig hospitality! Top class accomodation for a good price. Also the food is excellent. The area where the alpine lodge is located is beautiful for short walks but also perfect for overnight tramping! all together a must see when visiting north of South island!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

I stayed in the backpacker part of this hotel and was disappointed with the lack of cleanliness in the dorm room, living room and bathroom. None of these rooms had been vaccumed, rubbish bins not emptied and the bathroom only had a very casual wipe down in the two nights I stayed. Even simple things make a difference and it's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We stayed here for one night on our journey from the South to the North island. When we first arrived we were in awe of the scenery as we were surrounded by hills unfortunately there was no snow as we were in Spring. Although there was still some remaining at the very top of the mountains. The staff were very... 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*
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The award winning Alpine Lodge is situated at the edge of the Nelson Lakes National Park, only 5 minutes walk from Lake Rotoiti which offers a range of great outdoor pursuits. The Alpine Lodge's central location makes it an ideal base for exploring other attractions in the region such as the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks, wineries and arts and crafts in Nelson or Blenheim. ... more   less 
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