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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the location is indeed very beautiful - a word of warning to those going there in the winter - take some ice skates. The decks of very dangerous once they have a bit of ice on them and inadequate lighting at night can make this a wee mine field as I found out when I took a tumble on... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A mid-winter holiday with snow and ice makes this a great place to stay if you’re willing to take a few risks. Although ice and snow are part of the experience, not enough has been done to minimize the risk of injury. The decks outside each cabin ice up, or become covered in snow, and need covering in an anti-slip... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This place was so nice, we stayed in one of the suites in the Lodge and the room was great. Our suite was warm and well set up with comfy beds and a lovely view of the harbor. Located on the edge of town so has a very peaceful atmosphere but still close enough to town that you could walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

My hubby, myself & our daughter, Miss 5 wanted a weekend getaway. Unfortunately the weather turned against us for our whole time away. Fortunately we were made very warm and comfortable for our stay in the lodge. Plenty of wood provided & continually restocked helped us to keep the pit fire roaring. We thoroughly enjoyed our stayed snuggled down inside... More 

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Ranfurly, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We stayed here for a night after finishing the Banks Peninsula track. It was a brilliant spot tucked away in the bush with a view over the township of Akaroa. We stayed in a one bedroom chalet and it was great - it even had a fireplace in our room.The staff were very obliging and we were made to feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Excellent accommodation with fabulous views. High standard of cleanliness with very good facilities for self catering. A short walk from the town which has a fantastic selection of restaurants, very helpful information centre and boat trips available straight from the wharf.

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Oxted, Surrey, U.K.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We stayed in a quad room in the lodge for one night. The great things about Mt Vernon are:- the hosts and staff, the amazing views, good showers, the excellent communal kitchen and outdoor seating/cooking areas and the close proximity to the purple peak track for hikes up the hill. The downsides:- it is a mammoth walk uphill from the... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

This place is worth the trip - on the hills behind Akaroa with a great view of the bay and lovely well maintained garden area. Plenty of open spaces and bird calls. Has a great shared kitchen area and balcony - and we had quite a feast of crayfish and other goodies on the outside table in the evening -... More 

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Biglerville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Booked through bookings.com. Neat place to stay. We stayed in a building with six rooms and a common kitchen and living area. They provide wood for the fireplace. The kitchen has most everything you need to cook meals for the group. Breakfast was not included, but the view was great. Great place for star gazing, but the trees do block... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with my friend our first visit to Akaroa and we had a great time! The views from the lodge over the harbour and Akaroa are amazing at this lodge. We stayed in the Pheasant cabin it was cozy, very clean and perfectly suitable for the two of us, the fireplace was going to keep the wintercold out when... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mt Vernon Lodge, Akaroa, is a rural paradise. Set on the slopes of Mt Vernon, nestled in amongst established trees and with stunning views over Akaroa Harbour, the Mt Vernon Estate is a perfect place to get away from it all. We boast a range of accommodation options to suit everyone, from singles, romantic couples, or groups of up to 50 people. This beautiful, private venue can also be hired in its entirety to makes Mt Vernon a stunning Wedding Venue for up to 100 guests. In addition, we have a fully equipped conference room set in beautiful surroundings, perfect for conferences or team building events. You'll never want to book anywhere else... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt Vernon Lodge

Address: 33 Purple Peak Rd, Akaroa, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: $99 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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