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Aspiring Lofts

Certificate of Excellence
42 Manuka Crescent, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Aspiring Lofts
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don & Lorraine provide exceptional B&B accommodations in Wanaka -- a delightful well-equipped, nicely-decorated room with comfortable bed, excellent bath facilities, delicious breakfast, lovely garden, and friendly welcome. This was one of the most pleasant of our B&B stays during our 3 weeks in New Zealand. We would definitely stay at Aspiring Lofts again.

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Lithgow
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right from the start, a very warm welcome from Don and Lorraine, who helped us settle in quickly and imparted valuable information to help us make the most of our time in Wanaka, a wonderfully cosy and luxurious west loft with beautiful view and stunning sunrise captured over the mountains, the best 2 breakfasts ever, and more valuable local information... More 

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Coolum Beach
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3 reviews 3 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Aspiring Lofts for 2 nights in March. As we booked late we had one night in one room and the second night in the other. Don and Lorraine made this room change very smooth for us. The rooms are perfect, the breakfast was great and Don and Lorraine's hospitality and local advice was fantastic. We stayed in... More 

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kitchener
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This purpose-built B&B offers exceptional facilities including fine linens, a comfortable bed, a spacious ensuite shower with ample hot water, private entrance and fabulous views of the mountains and Lake Wanaka in a quiet neighbourhood. Don & Lorraine are very informative and gracious hosts who provide individual breakfasts when requested. Loved their humourous art collection in the dining area. Don't... More 

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Newport, Wales
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you are travelling in the Wanaka area, do have a look at some of these reviews for Aspiring Lofts (our experience matches all the previous comments), and book one of the two units as early as possible to avoid missing out on some excellent accommodation and real hospitality. We stayed there for 2 nights and would very happily have... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My wife and I stayed here at Aspiring Lofts for just one night in February whilst touring the South island; like other places we stayed ,once there we wished it could have been longer. As ckat50 says it's like living there instead of visiting and their review is spot on in every way. The drive from Queenstown over the Crown... More 

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portland, or
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Lake Wanaka is a delightful place and the Aspiring Lofts give you a sense that you are living there, instead of visiting. There are 2 studio units above the garage, with a lovely little deck (adjoining the other, separated by a slatted wall, but still able to talk to the people on the other side if you want). The view... More 

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Bristol
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is the perfect place to enjoy beautiful Wanaka. A peaceful place to stay with views of the lake that will stay with you for years. Aspiring Lofts is adjacent to the hosts family home - so you get the best of both worlds - your own space with home hospitality not far away. Don and Lorraine are fine examples... More 

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Banstead, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We spent an all too brief 1 night in Wanaka in February. Aspiring Lofts is well situated a short drive from the centre of town, in a quiet road with great views down to the lake. The self-contained apartment is modern, very comfortable and excellent value. Don and Lorraine were great hosts and made us very welcome during our stay.... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Well equipped and modern facilities and fittings, but not suitable for those who find it hard to climb stairs as both units are are on the first floor. In the West Loft where we stayed there is a small (but large enough) refridgerator, 2 hotplates, jug and toaster plus a full set of cooking and dining utensils. We had a... More 

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