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Lazy Dolphin Lodge
Auckland, New Zealand
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

The Lazy Dolphin offers clean and comfortable rooms, with surprisingly comfortable beds. Communal kitchen is well stocked, and location cannot be beat. Glenda is friendly and accommodating as well. We only stayed for a night but would be glad to make a return trip anytime!

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Reviewed November 29, 2011

Wild, wild weather outside but cosy inside the Lodge with great views of the beach and rocks. Very friendly manager. Our upstairs room rocked in the wind but very snug inside. The kitchen has great view of the bay. Just a short walk along the road to visit the yellow eyed penguins and the petrified forest. This is a great place to visit - as far south as most people would ever get.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Sheffield
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Reviewed November 16, 2011

realy comfy beds,beautiful views,very welcoming and helpfull and close to the yellow eyed penguins!would defiantly stay there again

Room Tip: we had one down stairs room 11 witch was nice with a sea view
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Lazy Dolphin Lodge

Property: Lazy Dolphin Lodge
Address: 529 Curio Bay Road | Curio Bay, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 78 Specialty Lodging in Southland Region
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Panoramic views of Curio Bay from the balcony. See dolphins swimming in the surf, penguins nesting & seals basking in the sun. Split level accommodation. 2 kitchens & 2 common rooms - plenty of room to spread out. Minutes walk to petrified forest & penguin viewing platform. Private access to the beach. Friendly, helpful host. Double, Twin and Shared accommodation available. Great place to get some time out. ... more   less 
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