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Aoraki Lodge

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   32 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 4 Twizel B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014
Scott B York, Maine
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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York, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My wife and I needed a stop over point between Queenstown and Christchurch. This fit the bill perfecftly. The drive is beautiful. My check boxes are clean, comfortable bed, hot water, and welcoming host. Aoraki gets all checks. There is a super market and a number of resteraunts within walking disance. I had aksed Cory for some recommondations for some... More

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I can absolutely recommend this beautiful B&B . A friendly, guest oriented young family. The room was very clean and comfortable. A good restaurant and a little supermarket are just around the corner. We also had the chance to visit spectacular boot races.

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Ormskirk
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights in February and thoroughly enjoyed it. The room and bathroom were very clean and spacious, and there was plenty of choice for breakfast. The evening drinks were a great idea and we enjoyed meeting the other guests. Anita and Korey are very helpful, regarding things to do in the area, and they have lots of... More

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Brasschaat, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We stayed one night in this cozy, homey B&B. We enjoyed the beautiful garden too. The service provided by Korey and Anita, who had only took over this B&B a few months ago, was impeccable: friendly reception, discount in the neighbouring restaurant "Poppies"( We can also recommend this fine restaurant), and lots of advice concerning landmarks and things to see... More

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Delft, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

stayed in Aoraki Lodge for 2 nights. Very friendly reception. Enthousiastic couple hosts this nice place near the centre of Twizel. Met 2 lovely american guests at the "welcome party". Anita and Korey helped us out with our program for the next day and had good advice on where to eat. Really made you feel at home. Room was lovely,... More

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we thank you for choosing Aoraki Lodge for your Twizel exploration base. We do our best to make our Lodge a 'home away from home' and it's great to hear that you felt that way here. More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We spent two nights here and were well looked after by our hosts Korey and Anita, as well as their two young children. Room was comfortable, shower excellent and scrambled eggs delicious! Nice to see a different side of NZ from the big resorts.

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

We were so happy to have you stay and I am glad you enjoyed my scrambled eggs! Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. More

Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Comfortable and clean room. We had a good cooked breakfast and the hosts, Korey and Anita, are friendly and show great hospitality. Korey and Anita took over this b&b only recentely and they are doing a great job!

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for your kind words, it's great to know that our guests enjoy their time at our lodge! We hope to see you again someday :) More

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Twizel and the surrounding area is stunning. But Sandy and Ian s will to host and make you feel at ease is truly unforgettable. Very open people,simple,honest and warm-hearted. Thanx again for the great wine and the restaurant tips! they will show you what you can do in the surrounding area, the rooms perfect and clean what else can i... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We had a flying visit to Aoraki Lodge and can only agree with all the great things already said about this b&b. My only regret is that we didn't have much time here and had to miss the pre-dinner drinks due to a pre-booked visit to the Mount John observatory. This was our first trip to NZ and having the... More

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Kent
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158 reviews 158 reviews
36 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I would suggest it would be hard to find a more welcoming and comfortable place to stay in Twizel than Aoraki Lodge. As we walked through the garden gate we were greeted by Sandy who, with her husband, Ian, are the perfect hosts. As with other guests we were invited to have a pre dinner drink with them and thoroughly... More

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Address: 32 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aoraki Lodge 3.5*
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