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It is simply not possible to fully experience Milford Sound in a day trip... Stay in Milford to enjoy its pure beauty after the day tripping crowds leave and before they arrive. Just 5 minutes drive from Milford Sound cruise boats, Milford Sound Lodge is ideally located. With picture perfect views of the Cleddau River and surrounding mountains, activity bookings on site, and a cafe and a shop, you won’t find a better base for your time in Fiordland. Choose accommodation that suits your needs – from award winning Premium Chalets to cosy Backpacking Rooms and Rainforest Campervan Sites – and let our friendly staff help you make the most of your time in this World Heritage site.There is so much to do: boat cruises, kayaking, walking and sightseeing, or relaxing and soaking in the beauty of your surroundings. You won’t regret treating yourself to an overnight stay in Milford Sound. Pre booking is essential Nov - April and year round for our Chalets.
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Free Parking
Paid Wifi
Paid Internet
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Frankton Airport46 mi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I spent one night here with a school group after our hike along the Milford Track. The Lodge was kind enough to transfer our group from the ferry terminal to their Lodge. Check in was easy and their lovely staff was happy to answer any...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Jack R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our chalet (#6) along the river was just as expected. Incredible views out to the river and the mountains above. Close to Milford Sound cruise dock. The restaurant served great food by a friendly staff. Would stay here again.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank maryparadis
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you traveling with a camper-van, this is the place to stay (there is no other facility around). We stayed in a shared room (6 beds total), which was clean and thanks to the 6 beds only did not feel to crowded and if you...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Alex1A3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our mountain view chalet! We arrived early after our cruise of the Sound, and we were so excited we could check in early to this lovely place! Staff was excellent and friendly! The rooms are beautiful and cozy.! I felt like this was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Ladyivy1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our stay in one of the lodge's 'Mountain View' Chalets (which actually had stunning mountain and river views). The reception staff were super friendly and helpful and made us feel welcome right away. The room was spacious, with clean modern furnishings and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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May 2, 2018|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
I think it depends on the room. Our beds were in two small rooms which were not actually separate, and I think there were maybe 8 or 9 beds, some of which were bunk beds
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October 1, 2017|
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Response from BethKiss2012 | Reviewed this property |
We just returned from new zealand. drove from queenstown to milford sound and it was a pretty long drive. try to start the drive early. We started at 10am and we arrived at about 4pm so it was a total of 6 hours. we had a... More
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My wife prefers not to eat foods containing gluten and we had no problem here. I hope this is of some assistance
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"Keep the windows and doors closed as sandflies don't make very good roommates."
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"Mountain View Chalet or River Chalet!"
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"Mountain view rooms better, but ask for No 7!"
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"mountain view lodge room closest to the river views was fabulous as you had views of both , loved it ,..."
Oct 15, 2018
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