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Lake Brunner Lodge

1950 | Westland, 8175, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I beg any visitor to NZ or resident to come here and enjoy a part of NZ that is so beautiful. If you are searching for tranquility Lake Brunner Lodge is it. The surrounding area is just breathtaking and so unspoiled. The beautiful walk from the Lodge to Bains Bay and up to the waterfall behind the Lodge are truly... More

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Nakon Sawan thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I recently stayed for a night at the lodge, it reminded me of a colonial house, inside was very welcoming, library poolroom, lounge, the views were spectacular, although the weather was kind, I understand it is under new management and this seems to be working. The food was mouth watering, our hosts were attentive, but in a very sensitive way.... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

There are very few times when everything comes together to make a trip perfect and so it was with my stay at Lake Brunner Lodge. The food, the rooms, the location, the fishing, the west coast weather (only one day of rain!!), the dogs , the walks and most importantly the attentive hospitality of the wonderful hosts David and Jackie.... More

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Stayed for two nights over Easter. A great get away in a peaceful location in a beautiful building. Large comfortable rooms with views onto the lake, timber lined hallways, a well stocked library, two sitting rooms and verandahs to sit on and take in the view and chill out. With a short walk to the waterfall behind the lodge, or... More

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Me & my 7 year old stayed 1 night in July. Lovely lodge & great value at the winter rates. Nice room, en-suite & fantastic bed. Hosts were brilliant & didn't mind my boy rampaging around their kitchen and chasing the dogs around the property. Extensive library & good fire in lounge a bonus.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We spent two nights at this beautifully remote lodge on the shores of Lake Brunner and had a most relaxing stay. The lodge has a very charming 1920s feel with it's elegantly proportioned, wood panelled rooms which are decorated with understated character. Our kind hosts David and Jackie welcomed us and went out of their way to ensure that we... More

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Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Magic place for people looking for the must of the West Coast. Great sense of hospitality from our hosts David and Jackie. Superb accomodation. We spent 3 nights in the lodge at the end of january and we look forward to coming back next year. As fly fishermen, we were particularly interested by sharing our experience with David who is... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

Arrived late - hosts were very accommodating and turned on marvelous meal for both vegetarians and meat lovers! Rooms were clean, warm and inviting. Highly recommend

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Alexandria, Virginia
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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2011

We stayed two nights after having been traveling around the South Island for ten days. Our hosts Jackie and David were gracious. We arrived in the pouring rain and we were offered tea and sandwiches, a fire was going and we all relaxed in what felt like our private lodge. The accomodations were wonderful with beautiful views of the lake.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2011

Stayed for two nights recently and the hosts Dave and Jackie were there when I wanted them and not when I didn't, the weather was brilliant and I was able to make the most of this location to unwind and wonder where I was. Evenings were spent relaxing although the weather did bring a few sand-flies so the evening outside... More

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Address: 1950 | Westland, 8175, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$

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