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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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frimley
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79 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a B&B, what a house, what a position, what luxury, what service, what food. Of all the places I have stayed in New Zealand this place is a 'Must' There is insufficient words to describe just how overall wonderful the 'Dock Bay Lodge' is. If you wish to savour 10star luxury then you must stay here, no more needs... More 

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Norfolk
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were welcomed by Dawn to her beautiful modern home with purpose built suites. Very comfortable and spacious with extra lounge downstairs all overlooking Lake Te Anau. Our breakfast was cooked to order and delicious. All so fresh. A must for visitors to Te Anau. The only disadvantage is that you can't walk into town.

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Boulder, Colorado
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We stayed at Dock Bay Lodge for 4 nights. The hospitality, as others have mentioned, is unrivaled. Dawn (and Colin!) welcomed us warmly upon arrival. They showed us our room, got us settled, and recommended a fabulous walk for us to go stretch our legs for a few hours. Dawn also booked dinner for us several nights, and gave us... More 

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Thank coloradoamanda
Dawn D, Owner at Dock Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Happy New Year. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fabulous review, you have said such great things about us but having guests like you two really does make it so easy to look like the perfect host. We loved having you two to stay, your enthusiastic and positive attitude to life is a life... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed before and we look forward to staying again. TeAnau is a hidden gem at the gateway to New Zealand's most beautiful National Parks and Dock Bay lodge is the perfect spot to use as a base to explore all TeAnau has to offer. Dawn and Mark are excellent hosts, there when you want them with lots of... More 

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Dawn D, Owner at Dock Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and generous praise. We look forward to you returning and trust you had a great Xmas with family. Best Wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2016. Take Care. More 

Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

The accommodations at Dock Bay Lodge were nothing short of splendid. From the outstanding views out of every window of Lake Te Anau to the impeccable, friendly, professional service to ensure your stay is tailored directly to your needs, nothing short of excellence - definitely a highlight of my trip through New Zealand.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately we were only stayed at dock bay for one night but even so we loved every minute. The rooms are huge, spotless and have every home comfort. The breakfast was delicious: we are a party of 8 and we all ordered something different which all arrived promptly and each plate had rave reviews. The location is stunning, with views... More 

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Thank Alex M
Dawn D, Owner at Dock Bay Lodge, responded to this review

We enjoyed the opportunity to meet your family and wish you were able to have stayed longer. Hopefully you will make it back to NZ and put us in your plans again. Best Wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2016. More 

Perth
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

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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277 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
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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