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Mt Lyford Lodge

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10 Mt Lyford Forest Drive | Inland Kaikoura Road, Waiau, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having stopped via crowded towns ALL FULL we travelled on with our little Grandson... winding roads through forests to come across Mt Lyford Lodge - what a beautiful surprise! This turned out to be our highlight stay, where we spoilt ourselves to wonderful surroundings, hosted by Marcello - very friendly & efficient. We felt very welcome, the food excellent too.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolute must for anyone looking for some peace and quiet. Stayed 3 nights on their small lawn all to our selves. Clean facilities, beautiful food, coffee and cocktails! Not to forget the great staff!! Our girls were easily entertained in the games room. Top spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Mt Lyford creates a beautiful secluded wedding location amongst pine and beech forests with dramatic snow capped mountain back drops. Hosted by Mel the owner and Marchello the manager our wedding was absoloutly awesome. They went out of their way to help us with any request we had. Our guests raved about their hospitality. Our wedding wad everything we could... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Mt Lyford Lodge is the coolest place to stay... we all loved our weekend there and didn't want to leave! It has a really cool vibe, the food was great, spas were amazing, accommodation was warm and comfy and the service was brilliant. Marcello was a fantastic host and he makes great coffee!! There was a range of people there... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I stayed in the bunk room. Nice room, warm and comfortable, but at night we heard the kitchen playing loud music through the wall and 7am we heard the dryer with shoes in right above above our bed for 30 minutes. Staff were friendly. Toilets and showers big but not always clean. Great location. Would stay again but in private... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stayed at this lodge for two nights, the staff were amazing, friendly , and willing to help. The food was great, good coffee and the facilities had everything that we needed. Great place for the kids they had heaps to do. Would definitely recommend this to friends and family and not far from Christchurch. Thanks to everyone for a wonderful... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Called in for lunch last weekend on a freezing cold winters day and we were welcomed with a roaring fire and wonderful lunch served to us by a delightful Belgium waitress whose name unfortunately i didn't get but what a credit she was to the lodge. Will be back on our next trip to NZ.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Thanks to Marchello and his team for a really relaxing weekend. Great scenery and a lovely lodge! There was no snow but, it didn't matter, the spa pools and the open log fire with marshmallows made up for it :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Stumbled on this place in the dark after no vacancies in Hanmer Springs. Young Scillian manager was so welcoming and helpful. Beautiful lodge with fire and carved tables. Excellent food, best steak while travelling round NZ and there have been many good ones!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Although we have a house at Lt Lyford village we have never had a meal at the lodge...until this weekend. My brother and his partner were over from the UK (I haven't seen him for 10 years) and we took them there for a meal (they paid!!!!) Wonderful meal cooked in front of us on a volcanic stone. Staff friendly... More 

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Address: 10 Mt Lyford Forest Drive | Inland Kaikoura Road, Waiau, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Waiau
Number of rooms: 10

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