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Golden Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

After a life time of wanting to stay at Danseys Pass Coach Inn, the overnight experience did not disappoint. My elderly father and I enjoyed one night of serene style there in November. Although the weather was mild / cool and overcast, it only added to the quiet charm of the setting amongst large, leafy green sycamore trees, with the...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What could be better than a bottle of Otago red wine in front of a roaring fire after a drive through amazing Otago back country scenery? It was a Monday night and we had the rustic inn to ourselves but still received the best of friendly hospitality and delicious cuisine. Our bed was warm and comfortable and the ensuite was...

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monica b, Manager at Danseys Pass Coach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay here. The weather has been a bit miserable lately so the fire has had plenty of use. Safe travels home.

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We were a group of 11 celebrating a special birthday, and had made our dinner reservation several months in advance. The food and the service were both poor. Specifically: it took more than 1.5 hours for our food to be served; the venison was poor quality and so rubbery it was hard to cut (no steak knife provided) and hard...

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monica b, Manager at Danseys Pass Coach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to describe the experience your group had here at Danseys Pass and I sincerely apologise the evening was so disappointing for your group on such an important celebration. As I mentioned when you raised concerns on that evening and in your subsequent email we work hard to prepare as much of the meal as...

Reviewed October 1, 2016

Travelled from Naseby to the Danseys Pass and stopped here for lunch. Enjoyed a beer while deciding on the menu. Both the chicken burger and salmon salad were great, and the coffee and carrot cake to finish were fantastic also!

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monica b, Manager at Danseys Pass Coach Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time out to write a review and we are delighted you enjoyed the food. It's helpful to us to get feedback from guests and hope to see you another time.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The Danseys Pass Coaching Inn is a rare find in a beautiful setting at the southern end of a high country pass. It dates from the 1860s but has been restored with a great deal of sympathy for its origins and is very comfortable with a magical huge open fire. It snowed overnight when we stayed and the simple but...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed July 12, 2016

This is the only accommodation for about 50 km along an infrequently travelled route but is well worth seeking out. An historic coach inn from the 1860's that has been extended in the 1990's to a restaurant/bar/hotel. The extension is beautiful, and the old hotel rooms are very atmospheric if ageing. The restaurant food is first class and very reasonably...

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Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

What a unique place. Despite the cold, frost and snow, it was warm inside...a lovely big open fire. No tv or phone coverage....just good old fashioned fun and laughter in the evening with other people staying there. Great way of meeting others. Food was lovely despite being a little cold and running out of dessert dishes. Bar facilities and ambience...

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed May 27, 2016

This property has an amazing feel about it. The hosts make you feel so welcome and the coffee and food was on my two visits well above the industry standard making it worth the extra mile. The cake is especially special! We didn't stay but looked at the rooms and would love to! The rooms are gorgeous and would be...

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed May 1, 2016

So nice to come across this Inn at the end of a challenging drive from Duntroon to Naseby. The roaring fire, huge soft leather couches and ye olde worlde atmosphere were very welcoming. The food quality was good but very slow service on the day that we visited.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We stopped off at this Inn on route to Dunedin from Christchurch and after a beautiful (but bumpy) journey we arrived at 8pm(ish) in the last light of the day. Our check in / room key service was very prompt with a very big smile from the recently new managing staff. After dropping off our bags in the beautifully appointed...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
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Danseys Pass is an historic lodge built in 1862 that has been tastefully and sensitively ... more   less 

Additional Information about Danseys Pass Coach Inn

Address: Danseys Pass Road, Naseby 9354, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Naseby
Price Range: $118 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“A room on the road side has better views of the valley but may be less quiet if the hotel is busy.”
 of 5 bubbles KathleenMary499, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“One with own ensuite not a sharing one”
 of 5 bubbles RobynG608, Jun 27, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms unique and very warm”
 of 5 bubbles 729sallyb, Jun 16, 2015 | Read review
“.If the rooms are as filthy as the bar/dining room/toilet floors then don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles Kiweegie, May 20, 2015 | Read review
“The ensuite rooms in the main lodge are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles sumi83, Apr 26, 2015 | Read review
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