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Hawkdun Lodge

1 Bute Street, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at Hawkdun lodge as part of a large group of 18. Dave from Cycle Surgery arrived after transporting us from Clyde and gave us brilliant advice and instructions for the trail. The rooms were spacious, clean and had all the little extras needed to make a really comfortable stay. We met the lovely owners during breakfast which... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the best accommodation on the Rail Trail, fantastic service, comfy clean and stylish rooms, great breakfast room which was lovely to mix with other guest if you wanted to. The shower and products were wonderful. There was a laundry for us to give our clothes a much needed wash after a few days cycling! Richard the... More 

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Methven, null, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in Ranfurly late expecting to have to bunk down at the local pub only to find this lovely motel. Beautiful rooms but the great thin I thought was the communal kitchen and lounge . Designed ex for groups but so up market huge lounge with a catering sized designer kitchen prfctfor for large groups doing the rail trail the... More 

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Suva
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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stayed for one night while biking the Otago Rail Trail. We were impressed with the size, comfort and cleanliness of the room, the friendliness of the hosts and the cleanliness of the kitchen facilities. And they had free wifi. Would definitely stay again.

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Maitland, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

stayed for a night and were disappointed. The room was large and clean but the only door/window opened directly onto the footpath. We couldn't leave it open during the night for fresh air at all. Also the curtains weren't thick enough so we had the streetlight shining all night. The breakfast was ordinary. The good- bike shed and laundry provided... More 

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buteranfurly, Owner at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Helen Thank you for your feedback. There are two opening windows in the unit and it is remiss of us that we did not point that out to you. I am sorry about this. The street light you refer to has recently been renewed and now seems to be creating more light in the room at night. We are... More 

Freshwater, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We spent a night here while riding the Otago Rail Trail. The Motel is just off the trail and has all the facilities needed, and more. The rooms are spacious with high quality linen, fixtures and fittings. There is a huge comfortable bed which provided an exrtremely good night's sleep. The bike storage room was unexpected and a good bonus,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Spent a lovely night in a studio unit in Ranfurly. The unit was spacious, comfortable super king bed and beautifully presented with all the amenties. Nice touches to the motel including naming each room after a local feature. Also a good option for those wanting to self cater with a separate large kitchen/dining/lounge unit available for guest use. The host... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We had driven from Queenstown without a plan for accomodation & ended up in Ranfurley. Considering we had no booking we were very well looked after. The acxomodation was very clean & tidy, the beds were exceptionally comfortable. Good value breakfast. Pleasant obliging hosts. If we are in the area again we would make this a stop. Recommend

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Looking for some where nice in Ranfurly to stay ,the Hawkdun Lodge is great ,Ideal for a small group or couples or family. Meals can be catered for if you have your own group in a separate lounge/dining room. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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buteranfurly, Owner at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Richard for taking the time to write a review. It was great that your group had the chance to see some of our wonderful farming gardens and homesteads. Look forward to seeing you again sometime. All the best from the team at Hawkdun Lodge. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Simply cannot fault this excellent establishment ... from the underfloor warmth in the bathroom to the eye for detail in room preparation ... we did like the idea of a common lounge to meet with other guests, in addition to room accommodation ... considering the proximity of the otago rail trail. Staff were extremely helpful and enjoyed continental breakfast.

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buteranfurly, Manager at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Graham Thank you for your comments they are much appreciated. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip. Cheers, Richard. More 

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