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Mt Hutt Lodge

Zig Zag Road | Windwhistle, Rakaia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jo from Victoria (Aus) & Butch (California via Aus) know everyone and everything about Mt Hutt, be it skiing (they are both instructors par excellence), fishing, shopping, walking, horse riding, hunting, golf ....They run the time share we stayed at, plus the small motel and bar/restaurant and could not have been more welcoming and went out of their way to... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

we stayed for one night and was very very impressed with the hospitality received from Butch and Jo. Genuine hosts who although busy make efforts to talk to us where they could. the timeshare unit we were given was beautifully clean and had everything we needed - complimented by world class views. the meal was amazing and prized very reasonably... More

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Maitland, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
48 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

A lovely spot to spot in transit between Christchurch and further south. The rooms were large and well appointed with great views (when the cloud clears). The host were very attentive and welcoming - but the Americanised self promotion can get a bit tiring after a while. There are no other dining options nearby, so if you are going to... More

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Brevard, North Carolina
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129 reviews 129 reviews
33 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We absolutely adored Mt. Hutt Lodge, especially after our last hostel experience. The apartment was spacious, bright, quiet and well equipped. We fixed most of our meals during the week in the especially well-equipped kitchen. There was a welcome party in the bar/restaurant soon after we arrived and we received a lot of good information about the property and the... More

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Centerville, Ohio
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1,253 reviews 1,253 reviews
80 hotel reviews
2,287 helpful votes 2,287 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

MT Hutt Lodge is located at base of MT Hutt. Jo & Butch are worth a million $$ as managers of this great property Views_Outstanding Meals_Outstanding Lodging_Outstanding Just go! Lots of local activities. Skiing is a reason, but the lodging, management, and units are fantastic. We hifhly recommend!!!!!!!!!!

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SF, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Seven of us shared two rooms for a week. The lodge is located just an hours drive from the Christchurch Airport and is positioned to provide a clear views of the Rakaia Gorge from all rooms. We were there during their summer months but would love to see this area in the winter and take advantage of the close proximity... More

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Gurgaon, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Travelers enticed by the location of this resort should stay away to avoid getting their holidays spoilt. We stayed there during a longer New Zealand vacation and found this to be the spoilsport in an otherwise fantastic vacation. While the location and scenary is no doubt stunning, it is the unprofessional behavior of the hosts that put us off. There... More

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Markham, Ontario
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We stayed here for one night at the start of a 4 week NZ cycling trip. The room, food, view and hospitality were fantastic and we had a lovely stay. Our only complaint was that the food was a little expensive, but it was very good.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We stayed one night at Mt Hutt Lodge in the Rakaia gorge. Our hosts, Butch and Jo, were lovely, warm people. We had a lovely dinner with them, prepared to perfection, and then we spent several hours chatting to them and other guests after dinner. Or room was comfortable and we had a good sleep. The natural beauty of the... More

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Waimate, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I booked a "studio motel" expecting basic cooking facilities of microwave and hotplate, but only toaster and jug is supplied. The website is not explicit in this respect. On expressing concern, Butch was adamant that "motels don't have cooking facilities", something I disagree with in the NZ situation. He offered an "upgrade" to a kitchen unit (at extra cost) which... More

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Address: Zig Zag Road | Windwhistle, Rakaia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Rakaia
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