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Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel

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Pembroke Road | East Mt. Egmont/Taranaki, Stratford 4352, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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kathmandu valley
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I booked one night at the Lodge to celebrate some alone time together. After some serious tramping, we checked in and discovered a comfortable, warm and clean room with lovely linen and a spa bath. A short walk to the restaurant was met with a cosy fire, sofas and a glass of red. Then came one of... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are locals who went for a night up the mountain as a special treat for a celebration. We stayed one night in the family room (the only one left that night). The room was lovely with an amazing super king bed, lovely wooden furniture and a spa bath. The restaurant area was lovely with big arm chairs and fire... More 

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Alesund, Norway
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you want to have a get-away from the city, or a romantic weekend, this is the place! there are several beautiful tracks to walk, and some of the rooms are located short walking-distance from the main building of the hotel, with parking right outside the room. The staff is very friendly, and the rooms a clean with spa-pool. The... More 

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72 reviews 72 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I loved it here. You're in the National Park, you're in the shadow of Mt Taranaki, you're in the heart of nature. So the location is tremendous. As is the lodging and the restaurant. Let's get one thing out of the way with the rooms though - they're not luxurious. Pretty sure I saw them described this way online somewhere... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The restaurant and food are absolutely top class at The Mountain House but it is let down by the average accommodation. To be fair, it was clean and tidy and reasonable comfortable but it did not meet the standard of the restaurant. It was like being in two different establishments. The service was excellent and the atmosphere is fantastic.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Accommodation of this standard on a mountain is not easy to come by! The alpine bush is all around you, and that great amazing mountain is right there in your face. You would usually expect a DOC hut or similar in this situation, but here at the Stratford Mountain House Hotel you have every luxury of comfort that you can... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We stayed here for two nights and I wish we had booked for longer. Our little cabin was cosy and set amongst the trees. The bed was huge and so comfortable. The room was spotlessly clean and the bathroom was also a good size with a great shower. We ate at the restaurant both evenings and the food was delicious... More 

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We returned 17-years after our Wedding and reception held at the Stratford Mountain House (the grass landing still looks beautiful). The Mountain House was better than ever. The accommodation, restaurant and bush setting was 5 star. We enjoyed bush walks, a nice drink at the bar / restaurant and a great meal. We look forward to returning soon.

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

1st time being to the mountain House and found the food to be of a very high standard and absolutely delious and the service outstanding from the staff. They couldn't have been any more helpful and accommodating. Thanks guys 5 stars from us !

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Lynne P, Manager at Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much Blair for your review we very much appreciate you taking the time to comment on our treasure. Hopefully you will return to visit again More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had just done a 1400km coastal drive from Whakatane down to Wellington and up had left Palmerston Nth with no accommodation booked. We decided to wing it and head for Taranaki using our mobile net to find and book something.. Still no luck by 730 we were getting close to Taranaki and no beds sorted.. We came across the... More 

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Lynne P, Manager at Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel, responded to this review

It was so lovely to meet you both and so pleased we were able to accommodate you at the last minute. Thank you for taking the time to review our mountain treasure More 

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