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Hawkdun Lodge

4.5 of 5 Lodge   |   1 Bute Street, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014
RPBishell Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The lodge was spotless was in walking distance to the Ranfurly shops. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. A lovely setup for breakfast and a brilliant laundry. The spa area is a nice place to unwind and relax. Definitely recommend and would stay there again

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is one of the best motels I have stayed at - new, fresh, clean, spacious and with a continental breakfast thrown in. I was not on the Rail Trail but I would think this would be an excellent place to unwind, relax and spend some time in the spa. Would definitely stay there again.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This place appears very new and modern. Everything is well set up and spotless.There is plenty of space in the bathroom and it was kept very clean. The Lodge itself can be seen from the Rail Trail and everything in Ranfurly is within walking distance. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast was also very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Loved this place!! The service was awesome! After the place we had originally meant to stay got our booking wrong we found this place and so glad we did! Diane was super welcoming and lovely. The spa was super relaxing and the common room with the fully equipped kitchen was lovely to cook dinner in and then enjoy the lovely... More

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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78 reviews 78 reviews
39 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

After cycling for 32 kms from Hyde, the executive studio with spa bath was just what we needed! The room was spacious with everything you could wish for - including make up remover pads! The room was well appointed and very relaxing. We were made to feel so welcome.

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Gisborne, NZ
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65 reviews 65 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We loved this spot, right off the rail trail. It's not in the center of town, but at a quiet end of the street. Diane and Richard were friendly and helpful. There's a perfect spa pool for resting weary bones after a day long bike trip. They have outdoor barbecue for guests, free laundry, and will make every effort to... More

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buteranfurly, Owner at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Peter - thank you so much for your kind comments. All the best, Diane and Richard More

white hall
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We stayed three days while hunting nearby. The apartment like area was large enough to spread out and do some laundry before starting the rail trail adventure. The bed was nice with a fluffy duvet and free wifi for communication back to USA. THE breakfast is nice and they have real coffee as well as a fire place to warm... More

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buteranfurly, Manager at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Amy - thank you for your review of Hawkdun Lodge. We enjoyed having you to stay and hope the rest of your trip went well. All the best, Richard More

Leicestershire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We stayed here on the Otago Rail Trail arriving after a bitterly cold day with snow on the hills. Our room looked like a big red shed from the outside but appearances can be deceptive and we spent a night in a very large warm comfortable nicely decorated room with a SPA bath, just what we needed. There were extra... More

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Ohoka, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We were warmly welcomed by the owners and checked in quickly. Our room was spacious with a large comfy bed, a small kitchenette. The quality of everything was superb. We availed ourselves of the continental breakfast in the communal lounge area which was just what we needed, cereals, fruit and toast at a very reasonable cost - saved having to... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
46 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Stopped here one night on the Otago Rail Trail. Got the Sunday train from Dunedin, which runs as far as Middlemarch, then picked up my bike from Trail Journeys and set off. Did the 40-mile stretch in 5 hours, some amazing scenery on the way. Arrived at the lodge at 5pm and was checked in quickly and efficiently. Was shown... More

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Address: 1 Bute Street, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Ranfurly
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hawkdun Lodge 4.5*
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