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Altamont Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   121 Mt. Aspiring Road | PO Box 289, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 43 Specialty lodging in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Hobart, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a traditional lodge with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. Bedrooms are fine - just the beds and little else really. You won't want to spend too much time in your room though. Kitchen facilities are excellent. Lots of everything, including some things you wouldn't normally expect to find - rice cookers, sandwich toaster etc. Pantry and fridge are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place tucked in a quiet location near the edge of town. Felt like living at home. Good facilities, clean and tidy. Nice lounge and social area. Very friendly staff, will definitely come back

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Hyderabad, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The couple of days that i spent here were just unique. This place doesn't give you a lavish room, you even don't have a private bathroom. But all that doesn't bother me because both me and my wife had loads of fun sitting in the common fireplace and talking to people and sharing our stories. The host, Rodd is just... More

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Vicenza, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Cosy wood panelled room, the best bed I had in New Zealand in 3 months, super-organized kitchen with all the pots and tools you can need, and even a dishwater! Everything clean and tidy. Beautiful garden and a family feeling that made feel at ease. Highly recommended.

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Cheshire, UK.
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21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We stayed for two nights and our room was spotless as were the communal bathroom and shower rooms. ,kitchen facilities were super. Nolene and rod were very welcoming and helpful. The lodge is great for walking into Wanaka or driving further afar to do day hikes in mt. Aspiring.

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Pays Basque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We only stayed one night,and would have loved to spend more time in such a pleasant and comfortable place! Everything was perfect.The best value for money you can find in Wanaka,and with such, friendly hosts..

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Dundalk, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

I spent 7 days here,I was attending a wedding close by,noleene and rod were utterly brilliant-looked after me so well-I cannot say enough good things about my experience here-loved every minute-rod has a great sense of humour and noleen is just lovely dropped me off at the wedding venue so I would not be late and washed my shirt for... More

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We stayed with our 6 month old daughter and the hosts were very friendly and accommodating! The facilities were exceptionally clean and the kitchen was well equipped! The hosts were full of helpful information about the local area and the walk to Rocky Mountain via Diamond Lake was fantastic!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I couldnt agree more with the rave reviews. This place is really a cut above the rest - spotlessly clean and you have your own space in the refridgerator and storage. Rod provided many helpful suggestions and made every effort to make our stay delightful. the kitchen and the common living spaces are simply wonderful. There was another group who... More

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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243 reviews 243 reviews
65 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

This place is truly a 'gem' and I use the term in all authenticity and very sparingly. Rod and his wife are exceptional people and very helpful and friendly from the very beginning. Secondly, the room and the whole living area and kitchen are like a small boutique ski lodge. This is in no shape way or form a backpacker... More

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Address: 121 Mt. Aspiring Road | PO Box 289, Wanaka, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Altamont Lodge 3*
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* Quality, wood-lined 10 bedroom Lodge * Large lounge with cosy wood-burning fire * Large modern, light kitchen/dining area with complimentary tea/coffee * All bedrooms have quality double beds together with a single or in some cases bunk beds as well * Friendly welcoming staff * Separate TV lounge * Internet available * Drying room * Laundry * Store room * Free spa pool, barbecue and tennis court for guests* Within easy walking distance of down town Wanaka * On the arterial route to probably NZ best ski field. ... more   less 
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