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Lake Ohau Lodge

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning views of the lake marred by shabby room and very poor service in the dining room. 40 minutes to get main course and another 40 for dessert. No fried eggs for breakfast. Great pity.

Thank LorelleKeogh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are traveling on New Zealand’s South Island and stayed at Ohau Lodge for two nights. The place was very comfortable, cozy and friendly. Staff was very helpful and went out of their way to help us with several tasks. The mountain and lake views...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great retreat after a day riding in the rain. The staff were extremely helpful and the food was fantastic with a good choice of beer and wine. Eating and meeting others as fun, particularly hen you have met them on the trail. The scenery...More

Thank mikeP8138TD
Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Oh no, riding in the rain for a day would not be fun. I can imagine how it would be getting to our refuge and it's lovely to read how you enjoyed everything. Thank you for writing and I hope the rest of the Alps...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lodge isn't luxurious - it's actually rather dated - but it's good old-fashioned hospitality and comfort in a sublime environment. Dinners are a feature, with guests seated at large tables, to encourage mixing and getting to know fellow guests. The meals were excellent, and...More

Thank EJC142TR
Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, we do think that good old fashioned hospitality is exactly what we should be providing here. We were born out of the '50's and a lot has not changed, our magnificent mountain and lake surroundings, the original building, the big restaurant tables which...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one one with DBB included while doing Alps to Ocean cycle ride. Views from lodge were magnificent. Bar service was great albeit range of products limited. Bar area seating needs to be replaced .. old outdated and worn. Reception upon our arrival was very...More

Thank Dennis M
Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dennis, Thank you for your "mixed opinions", always good to receive and to know what has been appreciated and to know if we have done something badly. I am so sorry about your reception experience, it obviously was not well handled and so we...More

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$73 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$73 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Muckleman
February 18, 2017|
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Response from LouiseNeilson | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes we do have WiFi available for a small fee just around the public areas. We charge $2 for 10 MB, $4 for 20MB etc. We look forward to you staying.
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Nostalgia2015
January 23, 2016|
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Apologies for the delay, yes they are avaialble in the rooms as part of the room charge
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"The top floor in or near Room 80 has great views."
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"The mid-range rooms are good value. More expensive upper story floors have better views, but the rooms are..."
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"Get a room as far away as possible from the bar, deck, or games room. Rooms will be very hot during summer."
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"Temple wing has the best views"
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