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Larnach Castle Lodge

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145 Camp Road, Otago Peninsula | PO Box 1350, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed one night in the 'stables' ; Great value for accommodation given entry to grounds and breakfast is included in the overnight package; wonderful staff; cleanliness throughout was noticeable; this was a family trip with a teenage child who thoroughly enjoyed the stay;

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Christchurch, New Zealand
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the staff / facilities were excellent but trip was ruined by noise from other guests. Breakfast was excellent value and the staff couldn't have been more polite and helpful. I would hesitate about bringing children here until they were much older and able to stay up for the banquet dinner. However it has been noted that there is the option... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were very friendly, happy to help, advise etc. location is amazing, though the roads are a bit Scarey especially when covered in ice. We all loved it here, wish we could have spent a couple days to visit the surrounding areas.

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MarketingSupport, assistant at Larnach Castle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn, Thank you for your leaving a fantastic review regarding your recent stay with us at Larnach Lodge. We love to hear you received the exceptional level of service and hospitality, provided by our wonderful staff - and that they were equipped with the knowledge and experience to make your stay more than pleasant. While it was unlikely you... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Sea Room (Rm 20), yep the one with a corner view and OMG what a view! The room is a tad basic but is very comfortable. We were there for 3 nights and found there wasn't a lot of storage for people travelling for that long but was managable. The staff were all very friendly, very knowledgable... More 

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MarketingSupport, assistant at Larnach Castle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear gmunro, We would like to thank you for leaving a review regarding your recent stay at Larnach Lodge at Larnach Castle. It is wonderful to hear you were able to stay in room 20 - offering a beautiful view from a wonderful vantage point on the Otago Peninsula. It is furthermore, great to learn you received the high level... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall a decent stay with cooked breakfast. Complimentary entry to castle and garden but not much to see due to season. Probably better to visit during spring. Loved the view from balcony but would be better if balcony could be more private.

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MarketingSupport, assistant at Larnach Castle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Heather, We would like to thank you for your great review of your recent stay with us at Larnach Lodge. It is fantastic to learn you enjoyed your stay, and that you enjoyed the breakfast on offer provided by our wonderful staff. We to hear you appreciated the beauty of the location - and hopefully were able to take... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful spot and the view of the harbour and peninsula was to die for. This is the South Island at its best - something out of a painting. All of the rooms have a different theme. Breakfast is in the old stables - lots of choice to cater all tastes. Rooms were warm for this winter's visit and... More 

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MarketingSupport, assistant at Larnach Castle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lesley, We would like to thank you for your fantastic review of your recent stay at Larnach Lodge at Larnach Castle. It is always great to hear our guests love the landmark location with its breathtaking views atop the Otago Peninsula - it is a very unique spot! We hope you were met with a warm welcome from our... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant 'Kids rule the stables' package deal which has provided countless wonderful memories. Staff were outstanding and made us feel welcomed and pampered. Thank you so much for the hospitality....

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MarketingSupport, assistant at Larnach Castle Lodge, responded to this review

Dear mareedNZ, We would like to thank you for a wonderful review of your recent stay at Larnach Stables in Dunedin. We love to hear you were able to enjoy your visit with your children - and hope the whole family took great memories away with them. It is fantastic to hear you were met with the usual high level... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb service - the staff are so friendly, helpful and knowledgable! We had a fun dinner which was a communal table and so gained so good tips for the rest of our trip. What a magnificent piece of restored history Larnach castle is! Bravo to the Barker family! We stayed at the lodge and it was cosy and comfortable with... More 

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Dear Melinda, Thank you for leaving a wonderful review of your recent stay at Larnach Lodge in Dunedin. We are pleased to learn you received the high level of hospitality from our fantastic staff - and that they were well equipped with knowledge of the Dunedin area! It is great to hear you made the most of the opportunities associated... More 

Temuka
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not fault our stay it was wonderful The room was great, the service was excellent The evening meal with other guests was great fun and the food was excellent breakfast the following day was great

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Dear lilias501, We would like to thank you for your fantastic review of your recent stay at Larnach Lodge in Dunedin. It is great to learn your stay at Larnach Lodge was faultless in all respects, including your Lodge room and the usual high level of hospitality from our staff! We are pleased to hear that our guests take advantage... More 

Byron Bay, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed in the lodge for 1 night for my 50th birthday. Everything was wonderful, as soon as we arrived at the gates we were made to feel like special guests. The gatekeeper was so welcoming, Kim, the lady that checked us in was very professional and friendly. Our room 'the Scottish room' was just lovely, warm... More 

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Dear Charlotte, Thank you for your fantastic review of your recent stay at Larnach Lodge in Dunedin. We are delighted to hear that you were treated to our usual exceptional level of hospitality from our staff. It is great that you were able to enjoy your 50th at Larnach Castle and made the most of your stay - happy birthday!... More 

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