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    Manakau Lodge

    198b Parsons Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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          $187
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          Overview
          • Excellent92%
          • Very good6%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair access
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

          We booked 4 room of the lodge , exclusive use but the owner does not allowed to boiled water in the kitchen , the owner should prepared for drinking water at night in each room , not suitable for family when your child want to...More

          Thank tju walliat h
          Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded July 19, 2016

          No drinking water at night? Seriously? We don’t allow you to boil water in the kettle? Really? This is the kind of “review” which gives TripAdvisor a bad name. Completely unfounded, complete nonsense, and as insulting to me as it is ridiculous to anyone reading...More

          Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

          We were at the marvelous Manakau Lodge for four wonderful nights. Its like staying at a good friends home - warm, comfortable and welcoming. Our room was great, terrific spa bathroom, super comfy bed. The views from the lodge are amazing. Mountains out of the...More

          1  Thank Sally C
          Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded July 13, 2016

          It was a great pleasure having the opportunity to host you as part of your photography workshop trip to New Zealand, and although we were operating on a slightly different basis to our "normal", I am thrilled to know that you enjoyed it here. Hopefully...More

          Reviewed April 14, 2016

          Arrived Manakau Lodge (named after the adjacent mountain) to a warm welcome from Neil Protheroe whose passion and attention to detail are fantastic. We had Room 3 with its own deck and comfortable chairs looking out to sea. Albeit the views in all directions are...More

          Thank Quality2
          Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded July 13, 2016

          Thank you so much for this terrific review of your stay and I am naturally delighted that we were able to make such a positive impression. We are always looking for ways in which we can improve our guests' experience, and reviews like yours give...More

          Reviewed April 12, 2016

          We spent two nights at Manakau Lodge, which included a lovely dinner platter on the first night. Our spacious room could not be faulted and had a superb view of the mountains. Breakfast on both mornings was of the highest standard and our host Neil...More

          Thank Trevor W
          Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded July 13, 2016

          I am thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Thank you for taking the trouble to write such a great review.

          Reviewed April 10, 2016

          The room was fantastic with a beautiful bathroom and a deck to sit and enjoy the wonderful view. Overall the facilities are excellent. The owner (a Brit) is very welcoming and knowledgeable, he gave us a few good tips for where to visit later on...More

          Thank Lisa C
          Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded July 13, 2016

          Thank you for staying with us and for posting such a great review. I hope my tips worked out well for you! Thanks for recommending us to to others, it's the best compliment you can pay us.

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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • Bar/Lounge
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          • $203 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 4
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          SimonTalbot-Williams
          I'm thinking of visiting NZ with family next year. Obviously Manakau features high on our list because of the v high ranking. However, even one terrible review provides an issue for us. Firstly a query for the reviewer is this review based entirely on your financial loss as a result of your own incompetence at not taking out Travel Insurance or do you actually know something all the other reviewers don't? Secondly, to other reviewers, do you consider this terrible review has blanket validity across all the categories and if not, was there any part of the offering provided by Manakau which could have prompted any disquiet particularly in regard to any financial matters.
          January 9, 2015|
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          Response from ManakauLodge | Property representative |
          Thank you for your interest in this issue. The review under discussion was malicious in its intent and has been removed by TripAdvisor at our request.
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