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Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“new zealand”(61 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
4.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

What an incredible place to stay on the west coast of New Zealand! We drove to the lodge through a heavy down pour of rain. The weather obscured any view and we had no idea of what was around us. Our hosts were delightful, the...More

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is a really special place.Despite the cost for NZers, it was worth it for the tranquility of the area and the extra efforts of the host and staff.We came away refreshed and able to face the challenges of the wilderness, which were considerable in...More

Thank Gill H
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This Lodge is truly special.Comfortable rooms with a beautiful view of the river.really great food, good service and an amazing wine list.. Check out the range of NZ Pinot Noir which is really fairly priced. The local area is spectacular. The proprietors go out of...More

Thank HappyKerikeri
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Our family of five spent one night at the lodge. In the short time we were there we had a gourmet dinner, evening tour and hike to see gloworms, and a morning guided hike/kayak led by Jerry, one of the owners. He taught us a...More

Thank dwkimmd
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I would be happy to rate this lodge excellent if the cost was one third of what it is, but the quality level is that of a good motel chain, while the price is five star. The hosts are laudable environmentalists and provide a great...More

1  Thank Frances L
Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 22 February 2016

Dear Frances L, Obviously we don’t like to hear words like ‘dismal’ used to describe the Wilderness Lodges. Thankfully it's not a description we hear often, as other reviews here demonstrate. You booked one day in advance through the concierge at your earlier accommodation and...More

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Travellers' Choice
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 368 - US$ 479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$ 368 - US$ 479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from patriciav140 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. sorry i did not see your post. I can't comment on the price because i honestly don't remember but it is a beautiful place. elegant, relaxing, great atmosphere, and in the meantime you can spend some hours kayaking... More
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Response from Gill H | Reviewed this property |
Definitely contact Gerry or the lodge.There were none in February.The guided walks all seem to be out from the Lodge..some to the beach, some through forest.We only saw bird life like white egrets, but they were pretty... More
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"by river very good"
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"We loved the Rainforest room"
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"Forget the wifi. You are so far from civilisation, it is irrelevant. Enjoy the opportunity yeti disconnect."
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