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Kokonga Lodge

33 Kokonga - Waipata Road | Central Otago, Ranfurly, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014
bluegoldhighlander Alexandra, New Zealand
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Alexandra, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our group of 3 couples spent our last Rail Trail night at Kokonga Lodge, and loved the experience. After a tough day riding in high winds it was a pleasure to unwind in our very spacious, well equipped room. Check in was easy, with very friendly welcome and a show around the property and facilities. We were shown to our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

My brother and I rode out of the wind and rain into this very welcoming place beside the Central Otago Rail Trail. Our hosts (Dorothy and Malcolm) could not have done more to make us welcome. The rooms were spacious and very comfortable. After cleaning off the mud of the Rail Trail, we adjourned downstairs to the lounge with the... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Our party of four arrived at the lodge much earlier than expected and Malcolm went out of his way to organise a pick up for us if we cycled on. This was much appreciated and we returned to enjoy the warm hospitality that is Kokonga Lodge-beginning with wines on the comfortable sunny deck, followed by a delicious three course meal... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

4 of us biking the Otago Rail Trail stayed at the lodge at the completion of our trip. I don't know if it was knowing we didn't have to get on a bike the next day or what but we very much enjoyed our stay. The rooms were very comfortable, food and wine suggested was excellent and we wish we... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A truly special place to stay! A very high standard indeed. The hospitality was 1st rate,and the food was scrumptious . We felt very welcome and very at home,and were fortunate to stay for two nights during our wonderful rail trail experience Definitely a place to stay!

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

What a way for 8 of us to end the Rail Trail ! Nothing was too much trouble to Malcolm & Dorothy from our wet clothes to the exceptional food and wine that they provided, even a requested birthday cake. Friendly hosts with an outstanding lodge on the Rail Trail. Super breakfast to start the next day....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

We arrived after our first day on the rail trail in the wet and were met by the hosts who whipped away our wet gear and settled us in quickly to their very attractive and comfortable rooms. That set the tone for the visit. We had an excellent meal and wine, a comfortable night and a hearty breakfast. The hosts... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Our party of 4 arrived at Hyde and were collected by Malcolm and transferred to the Lodge where we were welcomed by Dorothy and the smell of home cooking. After a hot shower and a change of clothes we gathered in the lounge in front of a roaring fire and given refreshments. We were able to use Dorothys extensive laundry... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We arrived earlier than anticipated & were warmly greeted. After a welcome shower & cup of tea with home made cookies, we settled down in one of the super comfortable lounge areas to relax. Dinner was superb & everything we had hoped for. The company of the other like minded guests was entertaining & great fun. Following a good nights... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

4 of us arrived 2 weeks ago after cycling most of the day in the rain. We were covered in mud, wet paniers, and wet shoes. Malcolm showed us where to leave everything outside and to leave our shoes outside, and he would put them all in front of the fire overnight to dry out. Dorothy also allowed us to... More

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Address: 33 Kokonga - Waipata Road | Central Otago, Ranfurly, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Ranfurly
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