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Lime Tree Lodge

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Crnr Ballantyne Road and State Highway 6, Wanaka, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 45 Specialty Lodging in Wanaka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Hi Pauline and John, finally made it back to Perth and have a chance to put pen to paper. Thank you for such a wonderful time and the gracious and generous hospitality you gave during our stay. From the wonderful welcoming hugs we got when we first arrived, we knew we were in for a lovely time . . .and... More 

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

Hi! there Rick and Jan, thank you so much for the lovely review you gave us. It is a real pleasure to read and so pleased you enjoyed our wonderful Central Otago Wines which we shared with you both. Pleased you both made it back to Perth and I'm sure you are looking forward to planning another longer trip here... More 

Montgomery, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We have stayed in many B&B's around the world, but Pauline and John provided unmatched hospitality during our 2 night stay. They provided for our every need and really did make us feel we were in our home away from home. Don't pass this place up if you are anywhere close!!! Rooms were very comfortable and clean.

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

Hi there our Texan friends. We were thrilled to read your wonderful review on our hospitality which makes us feel very humble. Really enjoyed your company and learning about life in Texas. Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. John and I really love reading them and it gives us great pleasure to see how... More 

Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Where to start? The welcome from John and Pauline? Definitely warm and exurberant and Lime Tree Lodge is superbly run with their excellent staff. Of special mention Editha, from the Czech Republic and about to become a Kiwi, who with Flossy made life very easy for us all. We were a party of 11 and we had booked out the... More 

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

Hi to our lovely Australians. Thank you very much for your lovely review which we very much appreciated. It was wonderful to have all of your company and we are thrilled that you all throughly enjoyed your stay with us at Lime Tree Lodge. So pleased you enjoyed the personalised pictures of our sheep, cattle etc…great subjects :)) We look... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We only had time to spend one night at Lime Tree Lodge but wish we could have stayed longer. Pauline and John have made Lime Tree Lodge the epitome of what a B&B should be. Being from Texas we like hardworking, down-to-earth, honest and sincere people, and that's what we found with them in Wanaka, New Zealand. From our breakfast... More 

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

Hi there you two, thank you for the lovely complimentary review. What can one say such a lovely sight to see you two weary travellers basking in the sunshine by the pool chilling out and having a nice relaxing time before you headed back home on your flight to Texas. Yes we often hear our guests say they wished that... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Five minutes’ drive from Wanaka, very near the airport, you will find the Lime Tree Lodge. A five-star lodge, superbly run by Pauline and John. We had the pleasure of staying with them for 4 nights, and at the end of our stay, we simply did not wish to leave. They ensured we had a fantastic time, recommending local amenities,... More 

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

Hi there, thank you for your lovely review. It went so quickly with you both staying for 4 days much quicker I think then the bike ride into town??????????? Hope a certain someone has recovered from the fabulous experience. So thrilled you will both be coming back sometime to grace us with your company and hopefully a few new trails... More 

Conroe, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

In March we had the opportunity to spend two nights at the Lodge. The friendliness and hospitality was unmatched anywhere and the lodge is really great, just like a home away from home. Great outdoor activities such as the four wheel drive pasture tour. Bob B.

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

Hi there Bob, thank you for your lovely review. We were so pleased you enjoyed the 4wd tour as you had the perfect day. It was really interesting hearing about Texas and the lifestyle you live over there. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and hopefully will repeat the trip over to see us in the to too distant future.... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

John & Pauline are exceptional hosts and we stayed in 20 places over 7 weeks in NZ and Australia. They are warm and engaging and attend to every detail. Breakfasts were a feast for the eyes and the stomachs and we met fun and interesting guests in this beautiful setting, a 5 minute drive from Wanaka. Pauline lent us mountain... More 

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

Hi there Jeff and Pat, (purple shirt 10 postage days away). Thank you so much for your wonderful review. John and I are so pleased that you appreciated all those little extras. We loved being able to show you where the locals enjoy going . Keep up the fitness!!!!!! very impressive. Best wishes, Pauline & John More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I cannot fault the experience we had when staying here. Pauline and John looked after is so well and even arranged for a helicopter to come and pick,is up from their grounds and take us on a magical journey over mountains and seas. We landed on the top of a glacier and played snowball fights in the hot sun. Surreal!... More 

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

Greetings from John and I in gorgeous Wanaka. Thank you so very much for taking the time to post us a lovely review. We hope you are settling into life back in England planning your next trip out hopefully. We loved seeing the absolute pleasure on your faces when you returned from your helicopter trip. Take care, Warmest Regards, Pauline More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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

Hi! there Sobrato family, thank you thank you for the fantastic review. It was our pleasure having you all to stay and we were very humbled by what you are achieving in your lives. Thanks for the wonderful memories and hopefully we will meet up again sometime. I will give Cindy a special cuddle from you all. Warmest Regards, Pauline. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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 

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