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198b Parsons Road, Kaikoura 7371 New Zealand See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the place to recharge if you’re a weary tourist. A lovely lodge just out of Kaikoura for the discerning traveler. The beds incredibly comfortable and the view gobsmacking. Got a great sleep and helped keep the tourist batteries going for a while. The...More

Thank LizzieCooper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A heavenly place to spend two nights (one is not enough!) - beautiful setting with views of the mountains and the sea, luxurious accommodation, lovely breakfast ( food platter and wine in the evening if requested) and excellent host. We would love to return.

Thank gillkeithclements
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stayed just one night unfortuantely but we so enjoyed our stay. The location is just so beautiful and serene. Rooms are well appointed and open to individual decks. Radiant heated bathroom floor and individual heat pumps. Neil was a great host and was able...More

Thank johnine
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Great place , great service and wonderful conversation !!! Neil our host was absolutely the best ! View was spectacular and the breakfast was exceptional. Lodge was very well laid out bathroom was the best . Cheers Mark and Linda Hollywood, California USA

Thank Mark T
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Our party stayed at this wonderful Lodge for to nights while visiting Kaikoura. It was such a great experience, we didn't want to leave. Our rooms were very well appointed, with every amenity thoughtfully included. And the four rooms shared a common sitting area that...More

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Description
Situated in beautiful mountain surroundings just ten minutes from Kaikoura, Manakau Lodge is a luxury rural retreat, offering the discerning traveller the finest in country lodge accommodation and hospitality. Our More guests' comfort is our number one priority. A great night's sleep awaits in our specially-chosen, super-comfortable beds, with fine cotton linens and beautiful, luxurious woollen bed blankets. King size beds are the standard in our two Lodge Rooms, and our slightly larger Deluxe Rooms feature super-king beds, which can also be converted to twin singles on request. Furnishings in the guest lounge and bedrooms are hand-made from New Zealand rimu, a native timber prized for its warm tones and rich natural beauty. Each room also comes with a pair of deep-cushioned armchairs, a 32-inch LCD television with satellite Freeview and Apple(R) TV, a writing desk with an ergonomic chair, and the most luxurious modern bathroom, with heated floor, warm towels, and a superb walk-in monsoon shower. Both Deluxe Rooms also have the added indulgence of a deep, free-standing bath. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$201 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$201 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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"Mountain views are glorious"
NevinA133
Jul 16, 2018
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"We loved the mountain views"
ROLO01
May 25, 2018
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"Choose mountain view room"
54RichardW
Apr 12, 2018
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"All excellent"
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Feb 27, 2018
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