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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week here in winter, NOT skiing, just tooling around, reading, eating and drinking. Very pleasant. Located just out of town on a large property, with lots of short walks in the area. Breakfasts were fantastic and the evening debriefing with other guests over a Pinot was mandatory. Almost all the other guests were repeat guests, which speaks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was such a great experience.. Beautiful surroundings, incredible breakfast and good advices for hikes And restaurant in Wanaka. Loves the place we felt almost at home. It brings a good experience at the simplicity of New Zealand and natural surroundings. Rooms were very comfortable and nice views.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I only stayed at Riverrun for one or two nights, in the winter of 2010, but I still remember how beautiful both the house and the landscape were, incredibly peaceful, stunning views, lovely hospitality. Very much to be recommended, whether you are looking for activity-packed days or just some nice walks and a glass of wine at sundown. Just very... More 

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Meg is the best hostess.We felt so welcome and nothing was too much trouble for her The accommodation is luxurious,Breakfast and dinner, a delight .It was fun to meet other guests staying and share their experiences.We had a beautiful, spacious room with amazing views down to the river, which at this time of the year is surrounded by autumn colours.... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We so enjoyed our three-night stay stay at Riverrun in February this year. Having driven quite far on the day of our arrival we had booked dinner at the lodge. It was delicious, and nice to chat with the other guests. Drinks and canapes pre-dinner, sitting outside if the weather was good, were lovely. Our bedroom was spacious and very... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Unfortunately, we only stayed for two nights, but would have liked to have stayed longer. The location of the lodge is just superb and is about 5km drive from Wanaka. It sits on a small escarpment in a large area of private land and offers wonderful vistas in most directions. Local walks from the lodge take you down to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Riverrun has spacious rooms in a very pleasant environmet. More important, Meg is a great hostess and knows everything to do, and where to eat in Wanaka. She delights in making arrangements. Stay with her and enjoy her hospitality, or ask her to help with other arrangements .

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Thank lpslps
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We went to Wanaka for our wedding and honeymoon and decided to book a 5 night stay in the Riverrun Lodge after reading the excellent reviews online. The location of the lodge is just superb, sitting on a small hill overlooking the nearby fields and surroundings. When we arrived we were greeted very warmly by Meg, the lodge owner and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We could only stay here one night as it was fully booked on the other nights - it is in a lovely spot sitting on a hill near Wanaka. We stayed in a Clutha room upstairs - it was very comfortable with a large bathroom. There is a small kitchen downstairs for guests to use to make tea and coffee... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Lovely lodge - but needs sharpening up. The lady who runs the lodge had had a pacemaker fitted so was unable to provide the pre booked dinner. That is fine she had agreed with our agent to pay for the taxi fare, she did there but not back - bit odd really and not in the spirit of what was... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riverrun is a small luxury lodge, 5 mins drive from Wanaka, on a 500 acre farm bordering the Clutha river (New Zealand's largest river) and the Cardrona river. Guests can enjoy walks, running and bike trails on the property. The accommodation is luxurious, stylish, but un-stuffy. The lodge employs a chef and offers a gourmet 4 course dinner to guests Monday through Friday nights, but not at weekends. Evening appetisers are served nightly. Breakfast is delicious. Meg has lived in Wanaka for 18 years and done many of the local activities; hiking, mountain biking, skiing, climbing, kayaking, heli-hiking and heli-biking, cruises out to islands on the lake - not to mention wine-tasting. All the lodge rooms are ensuite, with magnificent views of the Southern Alps. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverrun Lodge

Address: 86 Halliday Road, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $231 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverrun Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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