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High Country Holiday Lodge

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is cheap accommodation, very basic but good enough for an overnight stay. Twizel is the closest town to the Mt Cook area, so an ideal starting point for early morning tours. Location in the town is excellent, walking distance to the shops, pubs and cafes. The property is situated on large grounds, separating the motel units from the lodge...

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Budget but well organized and comfortable lodge with best option for Alps to Ocean bike trail accommodation. Rooms with private shower and bathroom are the best. Common kitchen opens till 22:00. Good pub and the mall are 100 m. away.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a 3 bed room for two nights (36NZD per person and night). The buildings are old and it's very cold inside. We had an heating element in our room which warmed it up but the shared showers and toilets were very cold. The room was clean but very small. The kitchen was big but very busy and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great functional units , warm friendly hosts in process of upgrade fresh new paint carpet and furnishings . Wonderful under cover parking for storing of bikes etc especially during wet Easter rain .Fully equipped kitchen unit very clean and well presented . Close to shops walking distance to all amenities. Appreciated the warm dry place to camp whilst completing Alps...

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

We booked a one night stay here over easter as it was the only room left in town as left it late to book. We booked a studio with en-suite. Hey it was OK, very clean, nice linen with jug, plates etc. Hot water great pressure. The only downer is the en-suite rooms are amongst the shared bathroom bedrooms. So...

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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

This was a very good value motel. It was basic but clean and was a good stopping off place en route to wanaka. The staff were friendly and helpful. The parking was good. We had a comfortable nights sleep and it was very quiet which was good ! Thank you.

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Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed April 5, 2017

First night at a regular room was awful- small with minimal facilities. Second night, after we upgraded to a flat , adding 40$ for the night, was great - a large bedroom, a sitting area and a fully equipped kitchen. The WiFi signal was bad.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Wanted to stay Lake Tekapo but too expensive, and glad we chose Twizel. Less commercial, and as a result we went up to Mt Cook which we probably would have missed if at Tekapo. The hostel had the usual mix of nationalities and we chatted over dinner with a couple of travelling Swedes, a guy who had come over from...

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south island
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Tekapo was booked and way too expensive so on to twizel booked here before I read the reviews. Silly me. It was budget but clean for outdated old building. Walls paper thin could hear people easily thru walls. Hallway floor creaked really badly with lots of people walking along it all hours of night. Shared bathroom which was clean. We...

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Wirral
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Stayed here for early start to Mount Cook. Units are fairly basic, almost seem like contractors' buildings or old fashioned holiday park units. However it was clean and comfortable and helpful staff. Value for money and no complaints

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about High Country Holiday Lodge

Address: 23 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: $52 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — High Country Holiday Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 104
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“There is motel rooms and backpacker lodges; check that you book the right one.”
dds777, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms with private facilities are the best”
alex311327, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Book only the flats”
YairS_13, Apr 5, 2017 | Read review
“Go for en-suite as basic is more like a hostel.”
SallyannWirral, Mar 6, 2017 | Read review
“Go for the motel rooms if possible - they are much better than the backpackers.”
ChrisY985, Mar 5, 2017 | Read review
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