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Stratford Heritage Lodge

103 Miranda Street, Stratford 4332, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Palmerston North
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed here before & after our Forgotten World trip in golf carts on the rail and found it charming. It was a nunnery and has been converted to accomodation. The chapel has been turned into the lounge which doubles as a place to have our delightful continental breakfast. As we had taken over all the available rooms there was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Stayed 1 night and room was comfortable. Sink in room and small TV screen to catch up on news. Only a few clients so no waiting for share facilities of 1 toilet,1 shower and 1 bathroom which had toilet, bath and a shower. Would be cold showering in winter there. Kitchen is very small if you are cooking. Combined lounge/... More 

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Carol D, Owner at Stratford Heritage Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, it does sound like you prefer motel type accommodation so maybe shared lodges are something you need to avoid, naturally you will pay accordingly but that is OK everyone is different. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I loved this place, the hosts are friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. All rooms are clean with quality furniture i.e. this is the bedrooms, kitchen, lounge and bathrooms. Because it was a convent the whole place has a lovely feeling to it (well blessed) and the lounge was the chapel so has amazing stained glass windows.... More 

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StratfordHeritage, Owner at Stratford Heritage Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Adele, glad the weather was kind to you and you were able to do all things you did in this area from the walks, rail cart trip etc More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We have stayed here three times now, and will again. The owners make you very welcome, the rooms are very clean and tidy, and its very central to all of Taranaki. The public rooms are warm and cosy, and the owners are very knowledgable about the history of the lodge and the surrounding areas. Well worth a visit.

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Carol D, Owner at Stratford Heritage Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks, good to know what we offer is so much appreciated More 

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121 hotel reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

My husband and I recently stayed in the cottage owned by the same couple who run the lodge. It was beautiful and well equipped. The Digbys are super people and run a lovely establishment. They also have a fast wi-fi connection for free. They provide a great value and the location is perfect, close to parks and downtown. Don't miss... More 

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Carol D, Owner at Stratford Heritage Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much, glad we were able to offer you our cottage after your long drive - hope the rest of NZ treats you well :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Owned by a lovely couple with a genuine passion for the great outdoors. Super rooms, really clean and lots of public space in lounge/dinning area. Awesome views from bedrooms, if Mt Taranaki appears from the clouds!!!

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Address: 103 Miranda Street, Stratford 4332, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > Stratford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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