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High Country Holiday Lodge

23 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

After heading down from Fox Glacier on the West Coast to the southern tip of the South Island we headed north again on the East Coast and stopped overnight at several places. We came off Highway 1 at Pukeuri and took Highway 83 and headed inland for Twizel. Again we knew the area we wanted to stay and Twizel is... More

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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
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231 reviews 231 reviews
50 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The rooms are spacious and clean and the price is reasonable the bed and seats were comfortable and we had a good nights sleep. there is a big grassy area in front of the unit to relax on and some chairs and a table to use out front.

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Dublin, Ireland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
55 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Separate cabin-like buildings each containing a dozen or so rooms. Our room was ensuite - clean but a throw back to the 70's. It had cutlery, crockery, kettle and toaster which was handy for breakfast. The common kitchen however was small despite having all the equipment you may need. That particular evening the motel was fully booked so the kitchen... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Well located next to shops. Nice open field for the kids to play. Basic and clean facilities. Self contained unit with cooking facilities. Twizel is a great place to be near the lakes and mountains. Recommended as a base to explore the area

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Southampton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I arrived at the holiday lodge and was checked in immediately. I stayed in a 2 bed dorm, which was very comfortable and clean. It had its own sink, fridge and TV too. The communal showers were powerful and cleaned daily. The owners, Chris and Christine were incredible. As I was travelling alone from the UK, they made me feel... More

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Franz Josef, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Totally recommend this place for any group stays.Faclities, location to the town centre ,pricing are spot-on while the helpfulness of Chris the owner, sorting bikes, smoking a freshly caught salmon and generally having heaps of local knowledge to pass on was great. Rooms clean and comfortable, great hot showers.... all in all an excellent base to explore the McKenzie country.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The place was just amazing, the owners and the people who work at there, are realy friendly, make us feel like in home... All the facilities was ok, everything clean and tidy... 100% recomendable for couples or friends groups too! even for season workers or anglers like me! who are expecting catch a big salmons!!!! Thanks a lot Chris!!!

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

The staff were really friendly & helpful. The room was clean, the kitchen was a bit of a fight when everyone wanted to cook at once but provided all the necessary provisions. The bunk I was staying in could have done with a screwdriver! Noisiest bed ever! But apart from that very happy.

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Singapore, Singapore
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

I stayed here one night in a Studio with kitchette, the room has all facilities. Heating is the only drawback. Room was clean and neat. The receptionist or Owner, not sure who he is seems to be bit rude and not quite helpful. If you are planning for a stopover or one night night stay this is a good one.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

I stayed here as part of a road trip with a friend so we could visit the mount cook area. We booked two beds in a three person backpacker room, although it was not clear how many would be in there at the time of booking. Upon arrival we were only offered one key between us. When we asked for... More

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Address: 23 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
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