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It was only a really short stay but we totally enjoyed it and can 100%ly recommend this lodge to other travelers!
The hostel/hotel/lodge is really clean and the owner is friendly and sociable. He gave us tips and we had a chat about secret places...More
Response from Nicolas C, Owner at Dakune LodgeResponded March 10, 2016
Thank you for your comments. "Woody" is our young, smallish dog who arrived shortly after we lost our two old faithful Labradors. He has been with us a while now and loves everyone.
We are glad you enjoyed your stay.
Our stay at Dakune Lodge was our best in the North Island. It is a wonderful place to relax. The hosts were incredibly kind and enjoyable to talk with. The value far exceeded the modest cost.
The linens were nice, the bed and common areas...More
Thank Nathan S
Response from Nicolas C, Owner at Dakune LodgeResponded March 1, 2016
Thanks for your kind review. It's great to meet people who are embarking on a new adventure ... good luck and I will endeavour to remember to see how the results go!
Dakune Lodge is absolutely the best place we've stayed. The owners, Nic and Tascha, are very friendly and welcoming, and you almost feel like it's your own home.
We were there for three night and had a wonderful time.
The facilities are great, HUGE kitchen,...More
Response from Nicolas C, Owner at Dakune LodgeResponded February 22, 2016
When you come back after completing the Tongariro Crossing or a long day mountain biking it is great to soak tired muscles in our spa pool or relax on the deck with a beer or a glass of wine.
I'm glad you enjoyed your stay...More
Stayed here twice, each time leaving very early (whanganui river and tongoriro crossing, always spotlessly clean, great showers and cool communal areas and balcony. Cannot believe the value too here in summer! We hope to be back again!
Response from Nicolas C, Owner at Dakune LodgeResponded February 12, 2016
Thank you ... we would be happy to see you again before you return to the UK.
After one night in Ohakune where we felt like sleeping on the highway we moved to a new place which felt like heaven. Dakune lodge is located in a very remote area surrounded by beautiful nature. The rooms are very convenient and the lounge and...More
Thank MArgit H
Response from Nicolas C, Owner at Dakune LodgeResponded January 20, 2016
daKune Lodge is located at the end of a no exit road so we don't get the noise of traffic, and with the gardens and our pets it does bring you a gentle experience.
Thanks you for your kind review.