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Dock Bay Lodge

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192 William Stephen Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9679, New Zealand
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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Our stay in Te Anau at Dock Bay Lodge was wonderful. The Lodge was beautifully presented and maintained. The room was spacious and immaculate with a lovely view across the golf course and lake. Dawn was a very friendly and welcoming hostess who could not have been more helpful. Great recommendations for restaurants in town and a cosy fire and... More 

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We absolutely loved our stay at Dock Bay Lodge. Dawn was a very kind and attentive hostess, the food was excellent, the room was spacious and the view of the lake and mountains is breathtaking. There is a delightful walk through the gardens, across the golf course down to the lake. We very much hope to return.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A warm welcome from Dawn on our arrival and we were taken to a spacious room with a wonderful view over the lake and golf course. There was great flexibility for breakfast times and we never heard the early risers as they made their way to breakfast. Dawn gave us lots of good local advise but was equally happy for... More 

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Leicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Dawn was very welcoming to this very well appointed lodge/bed and breakfast place. Great room with fabulous views (got a great sunrise sky one morning) and lovely grounds next to a golf course. We walked across it to the edge of Lake Te Anau on our last morning. Great breakfasts with a good choice. For us, the only minor gripe... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We received a call at the hotel prior to this one from the owners of Dock Bay Lodge telling us that they had a sudden death in their family and that Sonia would be hosting us during our visit. I was so impressed that even in this time of great personal anguish that they made the time to hunt us... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

An amazing place, where the beautiful garden leads onto the Golf Course and then the lake beyond. Dawn certainly goes the extra mile to give her guests a wonderful experience. The rooms are huge, we were on the ground floor, and everything is cleaned and polished to within an inch of it's life. The bathroom is extremely well appointed and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Came here for a first visit to NZ and loved this lodge! Immaculately clean, huge room, comfy bed and furnishings, and amazing views. Dawn was so helpful with planning activities and the breakfast was amazing--we got to order from a small menu and the food was beautifully prepared. Cute doggie but if allergies are an issue this may not be... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Waking up to the beautiful mountain view across the lake is just stunning, a great reason to stay in bed longer and take it all in. Breakfast is outstanding. The house and property in general is gorgeous. Definitely enjoyed our time here. We stayed in the honeymoon suite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Superbly located jut outside Te Anau, overlooking the lake and the 11th hole of the golf course. A wonderful, very large suite with ensuite. No dinner provided, but a true gourmet breakfast with a wide menu selection ( fantastic omelette). Dawn is a wonderful host !

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Lovely suite, very spacious, clean well presented rooms with everything you need. We enjoyed our beautifully cooked breakfast. Very friendly and professional service. Will go back to stay again. We really enjoyed the spa after a long day hiking. The Lodge was very relaxing and loved sitting by the open fire with a glass of wine. Gorgeous!

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