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Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a night with my partner. Greeted by our lady host with a handshake and informed us that breakfast is from 8-9am, no small talk or the usual is it your first time here etc. We paid the bill and that's it, we figured out ourselves where our room key is and the wifi password by looking at... More 

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Niort, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst on our tour of South Island.The property has a large garden with a back drop of the mountains and it is very quiet. Our room( Tralee ) had a private shower room,wi fi,tv and tea making facilities.There is a patio door opening onto a small deck with a table and chairs. There is... More 

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Thank Paul c
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place, quiet, peaceful with an amazing back drop. It is about 5-7min drive from town, very easy to find. Clean, comfortable rooms and nice hosts. My only complaint is that I didn't have enough time to use the hot tub. Good excuse for another visit.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Knowing we were picking up a transfer car late afternoon in Christchurch when we booked we commented that we would arrive until after 9pm. Before we arrived we also rung through. No problems at tall. We arrive and greeted by assistant who was operating the B&B while the owners were away. She was very accommodating and nothing was a problem.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Had a 1 night stay here on Our South Island Road Trip. The most cozy room with a lovely Breakfast/ lounge area surrounding beautiful greenery and Farmland. Had all room amenities including hairdryer and free wifi and free Breakfast. Loved the room, Lodge & Stay

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

We arrived later than expected and had rung ahead to advise the owner. All was well on arrival. We were shown to our accommodation - a separate self contained cottage which was clean and equipped with all we needed. We had asked for a recommendation for dinner (we wanted crayfish) and Winnie suggested the Pier Hotel. It was good food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had a couple of nights at Ardara Lodge and very much enjoyed our stay. It has a beautiful garden and is in a very tranquil location - hard to believe it is quite so close to the centre of town. Winnie and Phil were charming and helpful hosts and our room was comfortable and well equipped.

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Thank Deborah L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night and very happy. Much better than the motel which my friend stayed in. Beautiful garden, quite, very clean and good breakfast. The owner was very friendly. Will stay longer next time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I didn't read any reviews of this place before I booked and glad I didn't, because any reviews that are below very good are rubbish and untrue! We stayed here one night, our first accommodation stop while touring the South Island. The gardens were beautiful, the cottage was well maintained and clean. The upstairs bedroom was HUGE and had spectacular... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I stayed in a room next to breakfast room so not the greatest location. Arrived at night and thank goodness I had a gps or I would have had difficulty finding the location on a country road. I imagine that it is a nice view in Winter when there is snow on the mountains. I didn't really think that it... More 

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Thank Linda H
Winnie H, Guest Relations Manager at Ardara Lodge Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Linda H. We are pleased you found your way using GPS, however we feel a drive along SH 1 (Athelney Road) and then a left turn onto School house Road is a fairly simple driving guide, and we are 2.3km down that road on left hand side, we do have signs up showing Ardara Lodge... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ardara Lodge Bed & Breakfast

Address: 233 Schoolhouse Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $97 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ardara Lodge Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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