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“2nd night on Rail Trail”
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Hawkdun Lodge
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Reviewed April 26, 2013

Arrived mid- afternoon to a warm welcome. Our studio unit was large & spotless. Thoroughly enjoyable day & a yummy breakfast was enjoyed before starting off on our last day on the cycle trail. Overall impression of Hawkdun Lodge was excellent, although slightly expensive compared to other accommodation we stayed at in central otago.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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buteranfurly, Owner at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2013

Thank you Jilly for your comments - your feedback is much appreciated. We do hope you have great memories of your time cycling the Otago Central Rail Trail.

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

We arrived at lunch time for our booking at 2 pm and were welcomed to our lovely new units, no problem that we were two hours early.
The unit was spacious and spotless and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Quite simply the best accommodation that we experienced on our six day cycle ride

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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buteranfurly, Manager at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review - we do appreciate your comments. We hope you enjoyed your time in our part of the world. All the best from Richard.

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Reviewed March 14, 2013

An extremely accommodating host. A feeling of luxury after a day on the dusty rail trail. We stayed in the generously sized honeymoon suite. It seemed to be soundproofed from the road. A perfect breakfast for the health conscious. Would definitely recommend.

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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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buteranfurly, Owner at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2013

Thank you so much - we really appreciate your feedback. It was lovely to have you to stay and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your rail trail adventure.

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Reviewed February 4, 2013

Highly recommend the Hawkdun Lodge in Ranfurly. Look no further!! Richard is a great host who took the time to welcome us and stop and answer questions during our stay. The jewel in the crown is the Hawkdun Room - a communal area with comfy couches, large TV, dining tables and kitchen. Breakfast is served here and it's a great place to meet other guests and travellers and swap stories , or gather in the evenings. Perfect for a group occupying a number of rooms.
Fabulous facilities and having breakfast included was a bonus. We were on day 2 on the rail trail and this was a great place to stop, stay and recharge the batteries.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Totally recommend the Hawkdun Lodge. We are on day 2 of the Central Otago Rail Trail and stayed here. Beautiful rooms, spa room and an amazing family room for dining and relaxing in shod u wish to venture from your room. Stunning furnished and excellent decor. Richard is a fantastic host. Thoroughly recommend

  • Stayed: January 2013
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Thank Julie4711
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buteranfurly, Owner at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2013

Thank you Julie for your feedback, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again some time.

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Reviewed January 13, 2013

Warm hospitality, lovely modern rooms with nice furnishings, fabulous spa! (The jets are great for massaging the aches from the Otago Central Rail Trail.) Free to wash & dry clothes, including the washing powder. Things to see nearby, too.

  • Stayed: January 2013
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

I stayed here with a group. We had a lovely area for breakfast.
New accommodation, clean, modern.
Great host - friendly and helpful.
Just opposite rail trail as you enter Ranfurly from Lauder. Lock up area for bikes.
Large spa room

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with friends
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buteranfurly, Owner at Hawkdun Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2012

Thank you for your positive comments and we do hope you enjoyed the rest of your Rail Trail adventure.

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Additional Information about Hawkdun Lodge

Address: 1 Bute Street, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Ranfurly
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Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Specialty Lodging in Ranfurly
Price Range: $103 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hawkdun Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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