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Lake Hawea Hotel

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1 Capell Avenue | RD 2, Lake Hawea, New Zealand
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for just one night. The hotel is situated overlooking the Lake. We had a room directly overlooking the lake. The room was comfortable and well appointed. Large bed and a great balcony to sit out on and enjoy the lake views. We ate in the restaurant. I had a venison Ragu on pasta my partner had a... More 

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Sydney
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family duplex room and there was plenty of room for us. The room was in very good condition and the highlight was the amazing view which we savoured with a nice glass of local wine. We had dinner at the restaurant and while, it was a bit pricey, it really was a very good meal, so no... More 

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Thank Kaeri
Dunedin, New Zealand
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to enjoy advertised live music - the only drinks available were small cans of RTD's and cans of Speights for $8! When I asked how much a handle of tap beer would be (although not available) I was told $9.50 - this is 30% more than when I was there only a few months before - I can... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning views but this place has not been done up since 1970. The bath is grotty filthy with mould on surronds & rotten wood surrounds. We decided not to bath or shower as we could catch something. Room is tired with some half-cleaned graffiti on the bedside table. No coat hangers in wardrobe. Chipped an peeling veneer on coffee table.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

We arrived after 4.00 pm to be told that our room was not ready and was still being cleaned. After waiting for around another 30 mins we asked when room would be available and were allocated another room. The views from the room were fabulous but the room was very tired and could do with a complete revamp. I do... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

We stayed in a duplex family room on Christmas eve. Our room had an epic view of Lake Hawea and we were thrilled to see it by the moonlight (and during sunrise) in the comfort of our beds. The staff left our keys by the back door as it was after hours access and allowed us to check out late.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

The hotel rooms are tired and need updating. The service we received was 5star. Our TVs had problems. A member of staff went out of her way to help us. She went to her own hoe to get a tv. Nothing was any trouble for the staff. I'd recommend a stay in this hotel. The view from our room was... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We loved the view, and that it's a quieter location than Wanaka. Very restful. However, for $240.00 per night, one would expect things like faster internet that doesn't drop out, an IceCube tray in the freezer, and access to some Sky channels; these have been standard at many less expensive motels and hotels we have stayed in over the last... More 

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Baulkham Hills, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Very good modem hotel. Fast internet connection. Very friendly staff. The lake is beautiful and not crowded. The food price is reasonable. But ... do not stay in family suite room 2. The small bush stopped the view. Disappointed.

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Carolyn H, Front Office Manager at Lake Hawea Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding the Hotel and the beautiful lake. The small bush outside room 2 has been trimmed and does not deter from the fantastic view out over Lake Hawea More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

A very good dinner - vegetarian - risotto & green curry with South Indian papad & pickles (chutney) - never expected to be so good.. Bit pricey.. But value for money & highly recommend to anyone who is looking for fine dining & good food.. My family enjoyed the farm stay nearby plus this food..

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