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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not particularly comfortable bed, was built with the town in the 70s and doesn't seem to have had any updates since. It's basic but it was a roof and we did sleep eventually. Kitchen was basic but had full facilities

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Its a mass Appartement stay. Old and not very nice but clean. I would stay there only if you just need a sleep. Beds are very soft. WiFi Cost 2$ per Day. It Didnt work with my Device. Water from tap was white, dont know why. Maybe it wasnt used for a long time.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Well, I stayed here because Mt Cook & Lake Tekapo was fully booked. Room is clean, shower is warm, reception is friendly. Supermarket and bar are right next door. Kitchen is well equipped and common area spacious. It is basic and functional and really nothing more than that.

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Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Me and my 3 mates came up to Twizel for new years from the 29th-3rd of January, upon receiption we were told "everything goes down hill from here" and told multiple times that any foot out of line from any of us and No one gets there bond back. The room we had was a 1 bedroom unit with an...

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Darwin
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Let me say right form the beginning that I did not expect much from the accommodation given the price at the very height of Christmas season. However.... My husband and I had not pre-booked any accommodation and this location was the last available. We booked a double room with ensuite. Chris, behind the desk was super friendly and gave us...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

There was nowhere else available within the range that we are prepared to pay for accommodation (and we booked in June! ). Stayed for 2 nights with my husband and 16-year-old daughter. We stayed in the one-bedroom with ensuite. The room was definitely tired but very clean. That's all good when all you want is a pleasant place to sleep....

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

The condition of the house is terrible, stains on bed linens, smelly towels, the kitchen cutlery is not complete and not clean, lights not working, sofa was smelly and moldy. We understand that we do not spend huge money on these rooms, but the basic hygiene is necessary. Not recommended to anyone.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed December 1, 2016

We really loved our time at the High Country Holiday Lodge! The facilities were clean and never more than a few steps away and the staff was a delight to deal with. We wish we had more time to spend in Twizel to stay even longer with them! Thanks for everything!

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Reviewed November 28, 2016

Owner is a nut who takes every opportunity to create confrontation and call people out. When I didn't recieve a booking confirmation by email I called to confirm I actually had a place to stay that night and he became agitated and yelled into the phone when the signal was bad and he couldn't hear my replies. Which was extremely...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Run down, with few amenities. The whole experience was quite frightening, as some guys from the room next door tried to break into our room through a locked connecting door and there was no cellphone coverage to enable us to call reception and/or the police. Avoid this place!

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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: $48 - $149 (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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“I think block with 8## are the best for luxury, 9## rooms are more backpacker style”
 of 5 bubbles KalznChch, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from this place.”
 of 5 bubbles grubbaldd, Aug 6, 2016 | Read review
“They dont have any good rooms, just ones worse than others”
 of 5 bubbles 445jeanetted, Apr 6, 2016 | Read review
“Motel units were awesome”
 of 5 bubbles sparky98288, Feb 19, 2016 | Read review
“Room 809 is excellent for up to 3 people”
 of 5 bubbles Gabz_10, Feb 12, 2016 | Read review
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