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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Mt Vernon Lodge for two nights . The room was very clean, beds comfortable. A bonus was the washing machine /dryer facilities. Room was spacious with a separate twin room. I would highly recommend a stay here staff very friendly. We enjoyed our stay very much.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Whilst the location is indeed very beautiful - a word of warning to those going there in the winter - take some ice skates. The decks of very dangerous once they have a bit of ice on them and inadequate lighting at night can make this a wee mine field as I found out when I took a tumble on... More 

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Thank Fiebe63
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016

A mid-winter holiday with snow and ice makes this a great place to stay if you’re willing to take a few risks. Although ice and snow are part of the experience, not enough has been done to minimize the risk of injury. The decks outside each cabin ice up, or become covered in snow, and need covering in an anti-slip... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This place was so nice, we stayed in one of the suites in the Lodge and the room was great. Our suite was warm and well set up with comfy beds and a lovely view of the harbor. Located on the edge of town so has a very peaceful atmosphere but still close enough to town that you could walk.

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Thank renegaderunaway
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

My hubby, myself & our daughter, Miss 5 wanted a weekend getaway. Unfortunately the weather turned against us for our whole time away. Fortunately we were made very warm and comfortable for our stay in the lodge. Plenty of wood provided & continually restocked helped us to keep the pit fire roaring. We thoroughly enjoyed our stayed snuggled down inside... More 

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Thank hayleyl565
Ranfurly, New Zealand
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We stayed here for a night after finishing the Banks Peninsula track. It was a brilliant spot tucked away in the bush with a view over the township of Akaroa. We stayed in a one bedroom chalet and it was great - it even had a fireplace in our room.The staff were very obliging and we were made to feel... More 

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Thank Mumandewie
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent accommodation with fabulous views. High standard of cleanliness with very good facilities for self catering. A short walk from the town which has a fantastic selection of restaurants, very helpful information centre and boat trips available straight from the wharf.

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Oxted, Surrey, U.K.
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72 reviews
45 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

We stayed in a quad room in the lodge for one night. The great things about Mt Vernon are:- the hosts and staff, the amazing views, good showers, the excellent communal kitchen and outdoor seating/cooking areas and the close proximity to the purple peak track for hikes up the hill. The downsides:- it is a mammoth walk uphill from the... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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175 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This place is worth the trip - on the hills behind Akaroa with a great view of the bay and lovely well maintained garden area. Plenty of open spaces and bird calls. Has a great shared kitchen area and balcony - and we had quite a feast of crayfish and other goodies on the outside table in the evening -... More 

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Biglerville, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Booked through bookings.com. Neat place to stay. We stayed in a building with six rooms and a common kitchen and living area. They provide wood for the fireplace. The kitchen has most everything you need to cook meals for the group. Breakfast was not included, but the view was great. Great place for star gazing, but the trees do block... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mt Vernon Lodge, Akaroa, is a rural paradise. Set on the slopes of Mt Vernon, nestled in amongst established trees and with stunning views over Akaroa Harbour, the Mt Vernon Estate is a perfect place to get away from it all. We boast a range of accommodation options to suit everyone, from singles, romantic couples, or groups of up to 50 people. This beautiful, private venue can also be hired in its entirety to makes Mt Vernon a stunning Wedding Venue for up to 100 guests. In addition, we have a fully equipped conference room set in beautiful surroundings, perfect for conferences or team building events. You'll never want to book anywhere else... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt Vernon Lodge

Address: 33 Purple Peak Rd, Akaroa, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: ₹ 7,045 - ₹ 9,575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“We would return but would not go for accommodation with bunks.”
 of 5 bubbles 536JillM, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I'd strongly encourage staying in Maison -- it is great for one or two people. It also has better wifi access (which at times is spotty) than the Lodge, but one can always walk to the office if the signal is weak.”
 of 5 bubbles RAKlein, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Check the cabin set-ups. We checked out the others that were vacant and most had the Dble bed in living area which wouldn't have suited our group.”
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 of 5 bubbles 950cb, 9 Jan 2014 | Read review
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