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Capella Lodge

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Lagoon Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everything is done to a very, very high standard here - the accommodation, the guest facilities, the food, the staff and the views! The standard of staffing is great - so friendly, interested, interesting and all can give good advice on what to do on the island. The beds are to die for - decisions had to be made -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 5 days at Capella during their slower season. You would never know as almost all rooms were occupied and the staff maintained a high level of service and enthusiasm. The food is excellent and creative with some unusual local ingredients. There was no repeat meals, and having extras was never a problem. The portions were modest but we... More 

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

Dear Angus H The time you have taken to record your experience at Capella Lodge in this review is very much appreciated. Thank you for mentioning the high points of your stay from the innovative and daily changing menus and the comfort of your suite to the many activity options available on Lord Howe – for an island just 11km... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Lord Howe Island & Capella Lodge is the ideal place for relaxation, the minute we were greeted at the airport I knew we had made the right decision, it was all so friendly and easy. Capella and the staff are wonderful can't do enough for us. The food and wine are just another thing that makes this place amazing. You... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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103 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I finally bit the bullet and booked Capella having been to LHI several times and wanting to try Capella but it was either unavailable or not suitable. Arrival: Libby was on meet and greet and as the only arrival on the flight I was whisked away quickly and the next time I saw my luggage was in my suite. On... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

If you like to be one with nature but have all the luxuries, then Capella Lodge is ideal. Its a small hotel and the managers Libby and Mark run a fantastic service - making you fell relaxed and at home from the minute they pick you up to the drop off at the airport. Nothing is too much trouble. The... More 

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Metung, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Capella Lodge with its 9 lodges, all with magnificent views of Mt Gower and adjacent mountains just down the road is a truly luxury resort. Breakfasts and Dinners with all drinks after 6pm are included, and the service of the staff is first class. The dinners are a series of fantastic creations starting with the evening cocktail, through to hors... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My partner and I stayed at Capella Lodge just last week and I'm already missing all the comforts. From pick up at the airport (actually, before you even arrive) to the moment you are dropped off to leave, everything is taken care of. Canapes on arrival with champagne and a discussion on what you plan to do while you are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Nothing can compare to the plunge pool over looking the towering peaks and the hot tub is mandatory. Internet intermittent and suites furnished rustically but with a lovely terrace. Be prepared to disconnect from technology. Food inclusive in rate and very good. The beach is a short walk or bike ride from Capella. Found sitting with a glass of wine... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We have just returned from our 7th wonderful stay at Capella Lodge with another booking already in place to return early 2016 Every stay just gets better under the fantastic management team of Libby & Mark - their attention to detail in training all staff members is outstanding and this shows in the attentiveness of every staff member on the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had an unforgettable experience on Lord Howe from beginning to end. The Capella Lodge team make you feel welcome guests at their breathtaking hideaway. It's really a place to get away from the hassles of everyday life (you don't have a choice as there is no mobile reception on the island and very little internet connectivity). It's a place... More 

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