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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   111A Tuckers Beach Road, Lower Shotover 9371, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Manata Lodge on our Honeymoon in April 2014. The location was beautiful and the room fantastic. For a couple of Aussies, the underfloor heating and heated towel racks were a real bonus! Our later arrival and activities during the week didn't give us a chance to meet our hosts, but the room was lovingly attended each day,... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 wonderful nights at Manata Lodge and would highly recommend it. The setting is so peaceful with beautiful gardens and out of the hustle and bustle of town and a great place to return to after a busy day. The room was huge and comfortable and included a fully functional kitchen and the room opened onto a private... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 2 days in Manata, and it is wonderful. Honestly, the location is not the best, it is quite far from the downtown and you definitely need a car. But the lodge it self, facility and all the settings are simply the best. Esther was very nice to me, I like the way she welcomed guests. Eventhough I wanted... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

I booked via GrabOne and this was our first trip to Queenstown. We had a rental so thought the location was really good. A short to medium drive to lots of sites and attractions. Out of the hustle of town the grounds are lovely and private and the tennis court was an added bonus (although new balls might be a... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Excellent place to stay and very quiet. Sarah and the owners very nice and were conscious not to be seen unless needed. Fantastic stay. We were away most of the day at activities but on returning it was like coming home. Very restful.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Upon reaching Manata Lodge, I soon found myself blissfully asleep upon a bed inside the Pavilion Suite.The long night with both our families finally took its toll on me. While I was snoring my head off like an oversized barbarian; My beautiful wife was soaking in the tranquillity that is Manata Lodge. Which she soon shared with her well rested... More

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Masterton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We were on our 2nd honeymoon -48 years down the track and couldn't have stayed at a more beautiful, luxurious or hospitable place. Met at the airport, incredible accommodation in a botanical garden setting and made to feel one of the family. Near to Queenstown and a shopping centre, mountain bikes supplied, dvd's, books and games. Would recommend Manata Lodge... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Had so much fun! Manata Lodge is such a good place to wind down. The views outside are amazing!!! The service was excellent and we found everything to be all set up for us when we arrived. We walked into a very warm apartment which we were so grateful of :) We especially love the look of the place :)... More

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Manata_Queenstown, Manager at Manata Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're so glad you had a wonderful time and hope to see you all again soon! Kind regards Sarah More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

I must admit that I read some of the previous reviews and I was a bit disheartened by one in particular. But, after my stay, I have to say that whoever wrote it was simply mistaken. The Manata Lodge is a fantastic place. It is true that the management is not in the building at all times. However, they are... More

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ManataLodge, Manager at Manata Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are always so grateful when guests take the time to write such kind words. We enjoyed having you stay and hope to see you again! Best regards, Sarah More

Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

My wife and I stayed at Manata Lodge for two nights. Sarah and Warren are so kind.The place is very beautiful and quiet. The room is very comfortable and warm.Everything is amazing.I think it must be one of the most impressive experience in NZ.It is a perfect place for honeymoon.

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Address: 111A Tuckers Beach Road, Lower Shotover 9371, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Lower Shotover
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Lower Shotover
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Manata Lodge 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Manata Lodge is your perfect accommodation choice when visiting Queenstown, one of the world's top vacation destinations. Our stunning location, beautiful suites and outstanding Kiwi service combine to provide the ideal staging point for your Southern Lakes adventure. Whether you're visiting for a weekend escape, a ski or hiking vacation, a wedding or a long stay; the surroundings, the ambiance, the design, the attention to detail and the welcome combine to form a package which represents the very best of New Zealand hospitality. ... more   less 
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