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The Lodge at the Inlet

182 Paekakariki Hill Road, Wellington, New Zealand
The Lodge at the Inlet
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If you want a one stop venue then the Lodge is it. Fantastic setting with an excellent selection of food, which was divine. The staff are friendly and professional. Peter helped us all along the way, including DJ hire and advice on how to make the night run smoothly. The accommodation was great and having a place for the bride... More 

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OwnerTheLodge, Owner at The Lodge at the Inlet, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to host you both, your lovely family and your guests. Our team most appreciated the standing applause as thanks during your speeches and an opportunity to enjoy your wedding day and a great party – we take much delight in making it unique! We are also thrilled that you enjoyed your DJ – Andy is... More 

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

From the very beginning Peter was an absolute pleasure to deal with and very calming. The food was awesome and so was the venue. Great photo opportunities and lovely accommodation as well. Peter even served the bridal party a second meal at midnight which was life saving! The staff were all awesome and nothing was too much trouble. Thank you... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Lodge at Pauatahanui is a beautiful venue for a wedding. Unfortunately the host lets the venue down. We attended a wedding there recently and were made to feel as if he couldn't get rid of us fast enough. Wine was cleared from our table before we'd finished and was very reluctantly handed back to us at the second time... More 

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OwnerTheLodge, Owner at The Lodge at the Inlet, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about our venue and our team. We pride ourselves on delivering great service in a great environment. The majority of our staff have been with us now for about 5 years, are well trained and enjoy their job. We take our responsibilities under the host responsibility act very seriously in order to care for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We picked a perfect spot for our wedding ... a beautiful day ... Peter and his staff made us feel so welcome ... service out in the courtyard ... followed by photo shots around the Lodge and gardens / decks ... then a lovely meal ... couldn't have been better ... thank you Peter for being a witness and for... More 

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OwnerTheLodge, Owner at The Lodge at the Inlet, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and for choosing The Lodge for your beautiful and intimate wedding. It was an absolute privilege to care for you for the day. Peter enjoyed your company immensely and it was very special to be able to join you. We would be delighted if you would join us for a complementary evening at The... More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A massive thank you to Peter and his team for making our wedding day on Saturday so easy and special. The lead up to the wedding, as well as the big day all went so smoothly so thank you!! We have had so many comments on the food which was divine! Although it is only 20 minutes from the city... More 

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OwnerTheLodge, Owner at The Lodge at the Inlet, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and for taking the time to review. We were delighted to host you for your special day and are so pleased that it was everything you wanted it to be. Please do join us for a complementary evening on your anniversary. More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We got married 15 Nov 2014 and had spent just over a year communicating with Peter about our big day. The venue itself is absolutely gorgeous! On the day the weather wasn't playing the game so Peter and Viv were amazing putting my mind at rest that they only needed 10 minutes to change the ceremony from outside to inside.... More 

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OwnerTheLodge, Owner at The Lodge at the Inlet, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. It was an honour and a delight to host you all and to help make your special day as special as it was! It would be a delight to host you again for a complementary stay in the Honeymoon suite for your anniversary. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We looked at a number of venues for our wedding before deciding the go with Peter and Viv at the Lodge. The pre-wedding planning occurred in 4 month window and Peter was right on top of helping us achieve our perfect day, with nothing being a problem. We did our set up the previous day and Peter was on hand... More 

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OwnerTheLodge, Owner at The Lodge at the Inlet, responded to this review

Thank you Rachel and John for your review. It was a privilege to host your family and friends and to share your special day. All the best to you for the future. More 

Paraparaumu
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The web information led us to look forward to a very pleasant experience. The venue itself turned out to be fine though some of the bedrooms had a damp smell and we needed the heating and electric blankets on to have a reasonable night. The food was the most disappointing aspect - breakfast was only a small bowl of muesli... More 

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OwnerTheLodge, Owner at The Lodge at the Inlet, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We may have a different perspective. The evening that you spent with us was on the coldest night of the year (minus 4 degrees) all of our rooms are heated with additional heating to make them cozy and electric blankets. Each wardrobe has additional pillows, blankets and quilts. Our health and hygiene certificate has recently... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I was lucky enough to stumble across "The Lodge At the Inlets'" website after searching for " luxury" accommodation in and around Porirua. I was on a business trip and required a quiet, comfortable and friendly resting place for a night. From the moment I arrived I felt right at home having been personally welcomed by Peter the owner and... More 

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OwnerTheLodge, Owner at The Lodge at the Inlet, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, it was a pleasure to host you for your short stay in Wellington. Look forward to hosting you again in the future More 

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We recently had our wedding at The Lodge and our day was just perfect. Peter, Viv and their team were fantastic. They provided excellent, friendly service. That included going the extra mile not only for ourselves as bride and groom, but our guests also. The food was lovely and after negotiating the menu options with Peter in our planning, our... More 

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OwnerTheLodge, Owner at The Lodge at the Inlet, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was a privilege to host your special day and to share your special moments. We would love you to visit The Lodge again and we look forward to welcoming you back on your first wedding anniversary for a complementary stay subject to availability. More 

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