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Redwood Lodge

222 Puketawai Rd | RD 6 Otorohanga, Otorohanga 3976, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first night in new Zealand. We wicked up a car in Auckland and wended our way south to Redwood lodge. By the time we arrived ( late afternoon) we were exhausted, the combination of a long flight from the US and learning to negotiate right wheel driving had extracted its toll. Julie met us with gracious charm,... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Very comfortable stay with great facilities; we didn't use the hot tub or pool but enjoyed using the sauna and pool table. Honesty drinks fridge was a great idea, breakfast was delicious. Very welcoming family and a lovely stay in this great location.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
35 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We enjoyed Julie's hospitality for one night. She was very helpful with recommendations and directions. (Like Hu Hu's restaurant in Waitomo. Superb!) Our king bed was exceptionally comfortable and the room was clean and pleasant. Breakfast around the table was delicious and offered the chance to hear other's travel tips and stories. There are some mosquitos and no window screens,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The Redwood Lodge is located in the countryside between Otorohanga and Waitomo, and is a big rambling building, deceptively bigger than it looks from the driveway. We arrived in the afternoon after taking in the caves in Waitomo and the Kiwi park in Otorohanga, to Loch barking and Alexis hanging out the kitchen window and waving to us, and learned... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

My husband and I recently stayed at Redwood Lodge for 1 night and wish we had gotten to stay longer. It was a short drive from Waitomo Caves and Otorohanga and very comfortable. We didn't enjoy the gym, spa, pool or sauna but I am sure those are lovely in the warmer months. Our hostess was fantastic and was helpful... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

After a busy day driving and then enjoying the stunning Waitomo Caves and glow worm experience Redwood lodge was just what we needed. Our host were friendly and very helpful. The kids were invited to interact with the animals and even feed the very thirsty lamb "princess sophie". We would have loved to stay longer and make use of all... More

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Bulls, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I stayed at Redwood Lodge while on business in the Otorohanga area and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Julie and Donovan were great hosts and the relaxed atmosphere and peaceful surroundings was a great way to unwind at the end of each day. My room was very clean and comfortable and a lovely dinner served in the dining room each night.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Room and bathroom very good. Excellent cold platter dinner, including dessert; served in the dining room and not in our bedroom (see previous comment by "Michelle L"). Very good cooked breakfast. BUT, the layout of the Lodge means that Guests entering through the front door then go through the dining room, a bit disconcerting if you're having dinner. Also, there... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

first and foremost about our stay was the beautiful antipasto platter and dessert which Julie provided for us! brekkie too was lovely, esp. the croissants. we considered using the spa and spending time in the guest lounge, but both areas were not very clean; it is winter here, so i can understand the pool/spa area having leaves, but the guest... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I was really disappointed with my stay. At the least we needed a table in the room as we were served our lovely platter and desert on the beautiful clean bed and it was very awkward to eat without trying to spill any food. We wanted to use the spa while we were there, I checked it 3 times and... More

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Address: 222 Puketawai Rd | RD 6 Otorohanga, Otorohanga 3976, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Otorohanga
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Otorohanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Only ten minutes from the famous Waitomo Caves, Redwood Lodge offers travelers affordable luxury in a tranquil setting. Redwood Lodge offers 4 good-sized heated/air conditioned, king/twin or queen en-suite rooms, each provided with tea/ coffee making facilities. Enjoy our eight acres of park-like grounds, guest lounge with TV, pool table and open log fire to warm your toes during the colder months. Relax in our hot spa, sauna or enjoy a cooling dip in our in-ground swimming pool before relaxing on the deck in the summer sun. With dinner available you can settle in for the night. After a good nights sleep wake up to a delicious and filling cooked or continental breakfast, homemade preserves are standard. Your hosts look forward to welcoming you into their home and if required, happily offering a wide range of information on the area in which they live. Discounts are given for multiple nights stay. ... more   less 
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