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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We stayed at Hapuku Lodge at our wedding night and also had our small wedding ceremony there. It was the most beautiful place we had ever seen. The rooms are just perfect and it almost feels unreal being up in the tree in a luxury room like that. Reality was even better then the pictures online, you just cant believe... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Upon researching for unique properties in NZ, the Hapuku Lodge came up several times and it just meant that we had to try it during our honeymoon. This was also our most expensive and luxurious spend throughout the entire trip...so the bar was set very high! While the experience generally met our expectations, there are some areas I feel require... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Its very hard to really expain how comfortable and relaxing this beautiful Lodge is. The mountains on one side The Pacific Ocean ,the other, to just sit in the wonderful garden was to be at peace. The cooking delicious, and a particularly nice touch is that the owners of the Lodge plant one native New Zealand plant for every guest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Suggestions to fellow travelers: 1. For a fantastic, relazing, beautiful, and yes high-end, stay, you absolutely MUST stay here. 2. This place is a destination in and of itself; you WILL WANT to stay at least 2 nights. (And kaikoura is great too!) 3. Don’t think you can stay 1 night and then extend another night – they will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Hapuka Treetop Lodge is a unique and thoughtfully designed place that is so comfortable that you just want to stay and enjoy longer and longer. The Treetop suites are great with super views - mountains on one side and ocean on the other. You can sit in your bath or stand in your shower and see both! The bed was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We spent 2 idyllic nights of our honeymoon at this impressive location near Kaikoura. The staff are extremely attentive, it is very relaxed yet everything is of a high standard. The honeymoon package included whale watching and a nighttime skywatchers which was simply magical. Top marks for us and the free wifi is the icing on the cake!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

lovely accommodation, fabulous food and free wi-fi, it would be hard to find anywhere to stay that was better than this! We also really liked the art works on the walls and the main lounge had some ineresting books.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

A lot of thought and effort has gone into making Hapuku Lodge a special place to stay. Complimentary minibar drinks, the bathroom facilities, the use of lots of (native) wood, the general setting of the place and the general feel of luxury. A three-course dinner and cooked breakfast are included and of very good quality. Staff are very friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

We stayed in a family treehouse. It was an excellent experience as we had the whole treehouse. I'm not sure I would have wanted to share the experience between two couples but for a family it worked well. Nice bathrooms, with lovely views and the treehouse experience was good. Of course, they are not really tree houses, just duplex rooms... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We stayed for a night in the tree houses, they were just absolutely amazing. Everything about this property was faultless. The accommodation was an amazing experience with views to the sea and to the hills, the food beautiful and the hosts were so friendly, helpful and fun. Would recommend you stay here for a special occasion. It was our wedding... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hapuku Lodge and Tree Houses is distinctive boutique luxury accommodation set on a deer farm and olive grove in one of the world's most beautiful locations, between the Kaikoura Mountains and the Pacific Coast of New Zealand's South Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hapuku Lodge

Address: State Highway 1 At Station Road, RD 1, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $611 - $1,302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hapuku Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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