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Lake Ruataniwha Holiday Park

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Max Smith Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars NEW

Was booked in for two nights as a couple in a tourist cabin. The only reason we stayed there was all other accomodation was booked out in Lake Tekepo and Twizel. The cabin was very small, rundown with two double bunks and a double bed bunk with a bunk above that. There was a TV which I had to get... More 

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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the camp should be bought up to some sort of standard. This is a large campground offering very little in the way of bathroom/kitchen facilities. The whole camp is out of keeping with this beautiful area......rumpity old vans that are set up around the camp and their makeshift fencing falling down. Don't usually have a problem with dogs but here... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very comfortable bed in the motel and rain on the roof in the morning - what more could you want! Lovely hot shower with good pressure and very clean, modern facilities. We will be back for a longer stay, thanks so much..

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Lovely location to camp, Warning to tent pitchers - note that the ground is a bit stoney. The facilities disappointed me a bit. Firstly, I expected there would be a freezer somewhere so campers could re-freeze slicker pads so they could keep their chilly bins cooled. Every other camp ground in NZ I've stayed in (many) has had one, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Four of us, two couples, have just enjoyed a four night stay over New Year, in cabins. We plan to go back next new year. The cabin are reasonably priced, have everything we needed, clean, comfortable and in a situation where we had neighbours but also plenty of space. Nothing wrong with a short walk to communal facilities, all part... More 

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were impressed at how easy it was to have our pets stay with us. It was a busy time and there were dogs everywhere but all unobtrusive and respectful of others, the smaller ones that ran around not on leads were well supervised and super cute. Felt very safe with security patrolling and the secure gate system, I can... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

When we first arrived, the camp seemed huge. There were tents forever. But very quickly we met friendly people and most of them were regulars to this camp, and had been coming for years. Tony and his staff were very visable and approachable and I enjoyed his relaxed and efficient manner. We stayed in a roomy motel unit that sleeps... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have had such a lovely experience at the Ruataniwha park, lovely cosy cabins very friendly staff it as like home away from home.the toilets and showers very clen and tidy. We felt very safe knowning that there is security on at the gate, very friendly and enjoying stay, thank you so much I will be back. Sheere from Invercargill

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Have stayed here before in a motel unit and enjoyed ourselves. This time, stayed in a 'heated' cabin with two additional friends. Heating consisted of a wall mounted fan heater which pointed directly at a power outlet. Needless to say this, combined with the recently burned down next-door cabin and lack of smoke alarm, did not give us the confidence... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Arrived to our cabin, located next to the wreckage of another, freshly burnt-down cabin. There was no smoke-alarm in our cabin and the heating (it was advertised as "heated") consisted of a very small and cheap heater fixed to the wall. After our first night we asked to be refunded for the following night half an hour after the stated... More 

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Address: Max Smith Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Number of rooms: 8

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