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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights during our trip to Kaikoura, and wished we could have stayed longer. Manakau Lodge has amazing views of both the sea and mountains behind, and is tucked away in a quiet location, a few minutes drive from town. The...More

Thank RDLO1
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

My dad and I stayed there on March 3rd after being referred by a friend. Neil was a kind and friendly host. If you’re looking for something to do, he is eager to help you out. Our room had a nice private patio area facing...More

Thank Remy A
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Set a few Km outside of Kaikoura, in a rural spot with a majestic mountain backdrop, the Lodge is a high-spec modern affair, and all done with professionalism and good taste. The bed was particularly comfortable,and the breakfast was delicious! The owner is a keen...More

Thank JonathanSymonds
Reviewed 12 April 2018

What a great place! The attention to detail means the rooms are top class, especially the bathrooms. Great location with stunning views of the mountains. Neil, the owner is great to talk with and produces the most amazing breakfast: local produce, beautifully cooked and presented....More

Thank 54RichardW
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This super clean and cozy b&b is just awesome! Neil is super, very friendly and incredibly informative. Being an awesome photographer, he will be able to give you good tips about which spots to hit on your way to your next destination. You can admire...More

Thank Attilio R
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US$ 199 - US$ 218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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