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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
    4 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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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

An unexpected pleasure was discovering the Saints cafe and bar operating in the Mount Lyford lodge. Whether you are passing through the picturesque drive between the Canterbury plains and the Kaikoura coast or if you are looking for a getaway destination, the Mount Lyford Lodge is set up to meet your requirements and well worth the stop. Open from 7am... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

My husband and I just got married at Mt Lyford Lodge on the 6th of July. Rob and Lisa went out of their way to make our day hasslefree and supply everything we asked for and more! It had been snowing heavily the week before our wedding and we wanted to get married outside, Rob and Lisa spent ages, digging... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I Know sleeping in a log cabin could be noisy when it is full or even just a few guests but as we were the only guests and I had asked for a quite room and got one well so I thought it turns out the managers quarters are above and they should put carpet down rather than what sounds... 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

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Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1500 feet above sea level on the foothills of the Inland Kaikoura mountain range you will discover New Zealand's largest log buildings. We offer a range of accommodation options from ensuite rooms to budget accommodation to backpacker and campervan sites. Along with the atmosphere of a large stone open fire is 3 free hot tubs and the well known and loved Saints Cafe, Restaurant & Bar - you won't wanna leave!! ... more   less 
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