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    River Valley Lodge

    266 Mangahoata Road | Pukeokaku, RD 2, Taihape 4792, New Zealand
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 192 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Originally due to come with my sister who is the more experienced horsewoman, I arrived solo for a 2 day riding trip. The river was too high, so a slight change of plan from 2 long days on the saddle. Which suited this horse rider...More

    Thank Nicola T
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Fantastic trip. Fun and relaxing. Guides were great fun people. Looked after very well. Highly recommended for families wanting to spend some time in a very safe fun environment on the river. Keep up the great work!

    Thank cpahla
    Response from Rob H, Director of Sales at River Valley LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi cpahla, So glad you had a fantastic trip, our guides try really hard to make the trips a memorable experience. Thanks

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I never write reviews but these guys were amazing! We went white water rafting and had the best time. Lots of laughs great rapids and even better guides! Kirk, Justin and Daniel thank you! Everyone else get there! Get involved and have a great time....More

    Thank Sarahkerrod
    Response from Rob H, Director of Sales at River Valley LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Sarahkerrod, so glad you had a great trip. Our guides really enjoy our guests having a good time and looks like they succeeded on your trip. Thanks

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here with the kiwi experience in the bigger dorm room, the beds were comfy and the room wasn't full so we had a bit of extra space. You do get woken up by the people going rafting though but it's to be expected in...More

    Thank Jade M
    Response from Rob H, Director of Sales at River Valley LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Jade, So glad you enjoyed stating at the lodge. Maybe if you went rafting it would not have been a issue in the morning :-) Sorry you didn't enjoy your roast as we do try really hard to make them something special. Thanks

    Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

    The lodge is in the middle of nowhere, which I enjoyed very much; no reception, no wifi, no outer world temptations. Just be aware of that :) The river is nice and the lodge is beautiful. The staff is not the most helpful (they seem...More

    Thank Eugenio G
    Response from Rob H, Director of Sales at River Valley LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Eugenio, Glad you enjoyed the separation from the outer world. Its a big part of the attraction of River Valley. Sorry you didn't enjoy your meal as we try really hard to make it something special. Thanks

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$ 111 - US$ 131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Rangitikei District >
    • Taihape
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    Primrose B
    23 June 2016|
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    Response from rivervalley1 | Property representative |
    Hi There I have been away for several days, so will follow up about why you have not yet received an answer. Thanks for your enquiry. Kind regards Brian
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    "wish I could put more than 5 stars on the location .. it was better than awesome... ."
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    "If you chose to sleep in one of the bunk houses, pay a little extra for the 4-bed dorm--It's quieter..."
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    "Range of dorm rooms, smaller dorm rooms, private double, ensuite rooms and family rooms. Take your pick!"
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    "Tell everyone that they will not be able to contact you before arriving at the lodge so they dont freak out..."
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