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Lake Ohau Lodge

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2295 Lake Ohau Road | P O Box 51, 7944 , New Zealand
Lake Ohau Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Based at the foot of a wonderful mountain with saying to die for this lodge is a skiers paradise. If taboganing in is your thing this isn't the field for you. Skiing and snow boarding is where this field comes into its own. Great learner slopes for the kids. The lodge accommodation is basic no real frills, but warm clean... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is located right by the lake Ohau, we went on a rainy day and the views were still spectacular. The lodge is family owned, comfortable and clean. they have a few trails within the property which are great for walks or cycling. This is an independently owned ski lodge, cant wait to see more of it in winter.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Lake Ohau Lodge for one night of our Alps 2 Ocean cycle tour. Arriving by bike at the end of a long day the Lodge was a welcome sight at the end of our last hill. We had been immersed in the wonderful Lake Ohau scenery all day and were delighted to find the lodge is sited... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent one evening here for my husbands 60th. Wanted to check it out for a future ski holiday. This is in an amazing position by the lake with super views from our room. The food and staff are excellent but please do not expect a5 star hotel. This is very rural NZ. Enjoy it for what it is. ....A rural... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lodge had a very fun atmosphere with beautiful views. The staff were very accommodating and made you feel welcomed at their establishment. One negative is that the bathrooms were outdated and needed a makeover. Overall a great lodge.

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Newport, Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When planning our NZ trip, our original aim was to stay in Mount Cook Village but we had not understood how busy hotels would be in February and there were no vacancies. We then stumbled across the Lake Ohau Lodge website and, even at the stage of making a reservation, the staff were incredibly helpful and, after some juggling (their... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We stayed while cycling the Alps to Ocean trail. The staff made us very welcome and provided a room to stow our bikes. We drank G & Ts on the balcony taking in a lake and brown mountains landscape. Dinner was superb...a main of perfectly cooked medium rare lamb and fresh veges. I can only agree with other comments...the service... More 

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worthing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is a ski lodge and becomes a hotel in the summer. It has the friendliest staff and some of the best food we encountered on a long tour. The rooms are clean and cosy, a little in need of some TLC the bathroom new and pristine. The views are fantastic with sunset on mount cook causing a rush from... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We arrived at Ohau Lodge at the end of our third leg of the Alps2Ocean ride and were really pleasantly surprised. The place is quite funky and enjoys spectacular views over the lake. We planned to have lunch before being picked up from there but forgot to call to book. However when we arrived (at 1.30pm) at the lodge the... More 

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tirau
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We visited for a family wedding & stayed 2 nights. The staff are some of the best we have had serve us in NZ. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was tasty & whilst there was a crowd, we were not kept waiting. And to top it off the views & the sunset were the icing on the cake.

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