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Capella Lodge

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Lagoon Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Kalaheo, Hawaii
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our ninth visit to Capella in the past eight years. Obviously this remains our favorite holiday destination in Australia (if not the world!). The reasons have been noted in our previous reviews and have been repeated innumerable times by other guests over the years, many of whom are also repeat visitors. Mark and Libby continue to run a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overpriced and over rated. Walls paper thin between rooms, everything can be heard from adjoining rooms and I mean everything! Meals very small, try to do French and very badly at it.Managers and staff very friendly and helpful. Lord Howe Island is interesting but 4 days you can see it all.

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BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Capella Lodge, responded to this review

We are sad to read your review 144DiC as your feedback on your stay at Capella runs contrary to the majority of opinions expressed on this forum and others. We are pleased of course that the welcoming Capella team made your stay a warm and comfortable one. There’s lots to discover on Lord Howe Island – many of our guests... More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A very special place. Apart from some confusion at LH airport on arrival where I was accidentally missed and no one met me (I walked around for a good while trying to work out how to get the the lodge) eventually finding via T-shirt logo someone from Capella Lodge - the rest was amazing. I was a little anxious as... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We had a quick break at Capella Lodge, Libby and Mark where great hosts who made sure we got the most out of our 3 night stay - make sure you do Pete's Chase 'n' Thyme tour and if you can Dive Pro. We will definitely be back to Lord Howe Island.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Spent four days on LHI, staying at Capella Lodge. From the airport pickup to the trip home, they could not do enough you. This establishment is small with only 9 suites but it is not small on service, quality or helpfulness of the staff. As much as possible, the food is local and of great quality. Great wines too. Lots... More

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We visited Capella for a second visit and loved it as much as the first time. Mark and Libby do a great job and are funny and relaxed and the whole team are lovely. The Head Chef Peter Smit and his team create the most amazing food, we were treated to a degustation menu that was just incredible, six courses... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We went as a family of 4 in April 2014. We had known friends and family who have been to LH but never to Capella. We are a well traveled (mainly overseas) young family and my wife and I have stayed at several of the other Australian 'lodges' such as Saffire and Qualia. To be frank we were quite amazed... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed for 5 nights in a Lagoon Loft. The Lofts have plenty of space, and the views, although filtered by the trees, are wonderful. The resort is modern and the hosts and staff are accommodating and very considerate about guest welfare. If whatever you want to do can be done on the island, they will try to ensure that... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A wonderful stay. I had high expectations after a stay at Southern Ocean Lodge and was very happy with his luxury lodge. The Lagoon Lofts are beautiful and I was lucky for upgrade to Lidgbird which is amazing. Food and wine is wonderful. While the lodge is out of the way, this makes it so special. The views are amazing.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

luxury accommodation. Would have liked a better pool - it's small and has no chairs round it. It's right at the bar and a bit public. Excellent food and fun social stuff with drinks and chatting with other guests at Christmas.

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Address: Lagoon Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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Location: Australia > Lord Howe Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Capella Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Capella Resort All Inclusive
Capella Hotel Lord Howe Island

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