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Lyon, France
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Suzy and Alan have built a very beautiful house, in a quiet area although at walking distance from town. Luxury rooms and guest lounge and gorgeous breakfast. We have been well informed of where to go in town as well as were to hike in Tangariro National Park. The place to be !

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Extremely accomodating and lovely hosts. Very warm, clean and only a few minutes walk from town so perfect location. Delicious breakfast including a cooked option and the option of an outdoor spa after a skiing was an added bonus! Would definitely come back and recommend to others!

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Heywood, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Comfortable, clean room in a modern property within easy walking distance of the amenities. Large sitting room for guest's use. The hosts were extremely friendly and helpful, with local knowledge that they were more than willing to share. They also made an excellent breakfast.

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Thank Ian H
Swanland East Yorkshire
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed March 19, 2016

Spacious bedroom with excellent shower. Guest lounge adjcent to dining area. Very good breakfast,, cooked and/or continental. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Short five minute walk into town for restaurants etc.

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Thank Valerie I
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Alan and Susy were great hosts, interested in their guests. They prepared a great breakfast (also very early in the morning on the day we walked the Tangariro Crossing), and a tasteful lunch package. After the walk we enjoyed a glass of wine, chatting with Alan and Susy. A relaxing place to stay! Free Wifi, little fridge in the room.... More 

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Thank Monique l
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55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at this lovely B&B and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for accommodation in the Ohakune area. The room was immaculate and breakfast excellent. Hosts are a lovely couple keen to promote the area to visitors and full of useful information. Even gave us a discount voucher for a local restaurant - not a commercial... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed February 19, 2016

We would recommend this B&B to anyone wanting to stay in Ohakune and explore the local natural sights. The hosts are friendly and welcoming and happy to guide guests about things to see. The food was high quality and the accommodation clean, comfortable and modern.

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Thank Andrew S
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2016

This is a high-end B & B. The room and ensuite are modern, super-clean and luxurious. Alan and Susie have a hospitality and travel background so have taken the time to find out about and try the local attractions and things to do. They gave great recommendations for walks and eating out. Alan and Susie are professional in their approach... More 

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Thank KarlBakerNZ
London
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Susie and Alan were perfect hosts for our 4 night stay. We had only planned 2 nights but ended up staying longer so we could do the Tongariro crossing. The reason we loved Manuka Lodge so much is due to the great hospitality, lovely room, fantastic breakfast and the hot tub. It's a great place to kick back and relax... More 

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Maffra, Australia
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2015

Susie and Alan are very welcoming and only too happy to share their local knowledge and advice. They are gracious hosts who truly make you feel at home. The room we had was spacious and clean with excellent toiletries in the large ensuite. The breakfast was delicious with plenty of options and just what we needed before heading up the... More 

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Manukalodge, Owner at Manuka Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Rhiannon for your lovely comments really pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and made the most of Ohakune and it's surrounding activities. We look forward to meeting your friends, thank you so much for the recommendations! More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Defining a new style of accommodation in the township of Ohakune which straddles the southern edge of the stunningly beautiful Tongariro World Heritage National Park. This perfectly appointed, purpose built Bed and Breakfast offers a first-rate alternative to a Hotel with many of the trappings of a Boutique Lodge. We provide 4 star-plus facilities, en-suite hotel style rooms with breakfast fully inclusive of the rates. Manuka Lodge is intimate luxury, perfectly located in a secluded cul-de-sac, 10 minutes walk from the shops, bars and eateries of Ohakune. Also only 40mins from the start of the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing and 20mins from Turoa Ski Area. It makes for a perfect get away Winter and Summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manuka Lodge

Address: 18 Manuka Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Price Range: $147 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Any one of the rooms would be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexDawn31, Oct 1, 2014 | Read review
“The room is spacious enough to have 3 people sleep comfortably.”
 of 5 bubbles JennyM508, Oct 10, 2013 | Read review
“We had an upstairs double that overlooked the front of the house.”
 of 5 bubbles skisumo, Aug 29, 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in the downstairs room, corner location-VERY small and shower is open soaking the whole bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 00justthefacts00, Dec 25, 2012 | Read review
“The rooms are all excellent. We chose a king bed but there are other choices. While we stayed in a large room downstairs, the upstairs rooms would have a view. Other rooms have a view over the adjacent paddocks.”
 of 5 bubbles Julie255115, Aug 26, 2012 | Read review
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