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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Crnr Ballantyne Road and State Highway 6, Wanaka, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The moment we walked in and got a hug from Pauline I knew we were in the right place and we immediately asked if we could stay longer! You can tell that Pauline and John ares in the right business. I have never stayed a place I have more at home. They took care of our every need: from recommending... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Massive thanks to John & Pauline for making our stay so incredible! We came to Wanaka to get married at Coromandel Peak with two friends also staying and from the moment we stayed Pauline & John went out of their way to make us feel welcome. Amazing breakfasts, drinks outside in the sun with the other guests before dinner, lifts... More 

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pauline t, Owner at Lime Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Dan & Em, it was such a pleasure and honour to be involved in such an important day in your lives and John and I were very privileged to be a part of your very very special day. We all had a wonderful day with you all. We loved having you both as well as the rest of... More 

Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hospitality, room (ask for the Linden suite!), diner (excellent chef!), service, swimming pool, ... even 5 nice chip & putt holes. Everything top quality! Moreover, Pauline and John are very nice people who care for their guests.

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pauline t, Owner at Lime Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for the wonderful review so pleased you really loved the Linden Suite and enjoyed dining at Lime Tree Lodge with our wonderful in-house chef. Hopefully we may see you both back for another great holiday sometime. Warmest Regards, Pauline More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Lime Tree for a friend's wedding and we were treated like family as soon as we entered! The place is absolutely stunning and Pauline and John really couldn't do enough to help us have the best time ever. The day of the wedding we were all looked after so much and got given a complimentary bottle of... More 

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pauline t, Owner at Lime Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Hi everybody, wow! what a wonderful fabulous wedding such a stunning bride and didn't the groom looked stylish. We were thrilled to be part of the very special occasion with such great friends and John and I felt very privileged to be a part of it all. We look forward to welcoming you all back hopefully sooner rather than later,... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We spent only 2 nights at Lime Tree Lodge. Not long enough to really enjoy all that Wanaka and Lime Tree have to offer. Pauline and John are, without a doubt, the hosts all other hosts should be measured against. Warm, genuinely interested in their guests, nothing too much trouble. Their local knowledge invaluable, the rooms beautifully appointed. The home... More 

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Kaiwarua, Owner at Lime Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Katherine, it has been really busy and I have just got around to sighting my Trip Advisor reviews. Wow!! what can I say except a very huge thank you for your lovely review. John and I throughly enjoyed hosting all of your family and we wish your sons all the best in their new careers . I'm so pleased... More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Pauline & John were definitely excellent hosts in the area where we as a group of 7 were all warmly welcomed by them on our arrival on New Year Day!! We spent a nice afternoon chilling out at the pool and spoiled by the sumptuous canapes and generous selection of wines the evening before dinner. The lodge is nicely decorated... More 

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Kaiwarua, Owner at Lime Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Nic/Fiona/Michelle/Viv/Su/Jackson/Jane, what a way to celebrate the New Year with all of you staying at the lodge. We really enjoyed seeing the way you all embraced the kiwi lifestyle with so much enthusiasm . Thank you for taking the time to give us a wonderful review and we look forward to seeing all your happy faces again one... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Pauline and John were excellent hosts - we were warmly welcomed the moment we arrived, and had a lovely time getting to know them and sharing stories during our stay. Breakfast was delicious, and included a variety of interesting foods that Pauline very much enjoyed sharing with us, like apricot chutney and quince jam; she even treated us to some... More 

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pauline t, Owner at Lime Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings Rajan, to you and your family. Thank you for taking the time to review our lodge. It was a pleasure sharing our stories and really nice to know that you and your lovely family all felt welcome. We loved having the opportunity to show case gorgeous Wanaka and all the wonderful food, cheeses etc we have to offer in... More 

Gore, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife Wendy and I had wanted to have a nice weekend away in Wanaka for New Year's so we decided to give Lime Tree Lodge a try. Best choice ever: after two nights of being spoiled with canapes every evening, great food and wine and great stories of everywhere from John and Pauline's life on their high country station... More 

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pauline t, Owner at Lime Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Rawiri and Wendy, thank you for taking the time to review our lodge and your stay. Yes it was a marvellous New Year and it is so nice that people from New Zealand stay here as well as people from around the world. Never a dull moment with the pet lamb Cindy she has taken to jumping the fence... More 

Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Three of us spent two nights here after walking the Routeburn Track. We arrived late on Christmas Day and we immediately made to feel very welcome. Pauline and John laid on a magnificent Christmas dinner and we spent a lovely evening with the other guests from around the world. I've stayed in many places in many countries and Lime Tree... More 

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pauline t, Owner at Lime Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Nick, thank you so much for taking the time to review our Lime Tree Lodge. Yes Christmas Day was a very special day and lots of laughter and fun. I'm so pleased you all appreciated the Christmas dinner by the swimming pool. Sharing a special day with people of all nationalities. So pleased you received your books that we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Owner and operator Pauline and her husband John are some of the best people we have met in NZ. The location is only a 2 minute drive from Wanaka town centre and the properly is very good. I would say one can compare it to Marriott in terms of room standard and tidiness. It only has a few rooms and... More 

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pauline t, Owner at Lime Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings! Andrew to you and your darling family. Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Lodge. We loved sharing our stories and helping you with what the gorgeous town of Wanaka has to offer. So pleased you all had a lovely time and hopefully we see you back from Hong Kong in the not too distant... More 

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Address: Crnr Ballantyne Road and State Highway 6, Wanaka, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Lime Tree Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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