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Lake Maraetai Lodge
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Had a fantastic weekend! Excellent outside area to run around and blow bubbles, heaps of fridge and freezer space, warm comfy beds. Paddleboat ride was fantastic, perfect weather. Will definitely be back. Our family rented the whole lodge for the weekend. Sarah jane was amazing, always around to help and sorted everything and anything that was required. Great amenities. Everything provided. Highly recomend!

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

Great accomodation. All facilities on site. Clean, tidy and warm and wireless internet in the dining room. Nice view of the lake. Staff very helpful and makes stay easy. Ideal spot for people in town for work.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

A grate place to stay if you are looking for (the out of the way no hassle hideaway)
Just turn up with your food and all ells is supled.
The mangier Sarah-Jane is every delightful and helping person and made shore that we were looked after and all was well with our stay .Even making shore that the rooms where nice and worm when we got back at night.

A big thank you Sarah-Jane might see you in the summer and tack you for a ride on that Harley.


  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Kevin M
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Davina P, Manager at Lake Maraetai Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2012


It was my pleasure making sure that it was warm and snug when you all got back in every evening as I hate the cold so will not let my guests be cold. Thank you for the lovely kind words it was great having you stay, and I look forward to seeing you again as I would love a ride on the Harley!

All the best


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Additional Information about Lake Maraetai Lodge

Address: 5 Totara Terrace, Mangakino 3421, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Mangakino
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Mangakino
Price Range: $70 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lake Maraetai Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the heart of the North Island, Mangakino borders the western shores of Lake Maraetai on the Waikato River. Lake Maraetai Lodge is set in a quiet street (5 Totara Terrace) with views across the village to the lake and a forest backdrop. The Lodge offers guests the following facilities a fully equipped kitchen, BBQ, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi internet, a large outside covered deck area looking out over the garden and down to the lake. Each room comes with bed linen, heaters and electric blankets (except the dorm room which does not have electric blankets) You can also completely hire out Lake Maraetai Lodge whether you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, having a general get together with family or friends or are a social group we offer you the perfect place to have your celebration / get together. With a large covered outdoor deck area that can be set up for a party you can really let your hair down in the evening if you want to. ... more   less 
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