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Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

Excellent place to stay and very quiet. Sarah and the owners very nice and were conscious not to be seen unless needed. Fantastic stay. We were away most of the day at activities but on returning it was like coming home. Very restful.

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1 Thank Paul L
ManataLodge, Manager at Manata Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for your lovely response. Our Wakatipu Suite is perfect for family stays, we love hearing the sounds of the children enjoying themselves in the gardens. We hope you return again. Many thanks More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Upon reaching Manata Lodge, I soon found myself blissfully asleep upon a bed inside the Pavilion Suite.The long night with both our families finally took its toll on me. While I was snoring my head off like an oversized barbarian; My beautiful wife was soaking in the tranquillity that is Manata Lodge. Which she soon shared with her well rested... More 

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Thank Susy T
Masterton, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2013

We were on our 2nd honeymoon -48 years down the track and couldn't have stayed at a more beautiful, luxurious or hospitable place. Met at the airport, incredible accommodation in a botanical garden setting and made to feel one of the family. Near to Queenstown and a shopping centre, mountain bikes supplied, dvd's, books and games. Would recommend Manata Lodge... More 

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Thank Rod and Barb F
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

Had so much fun! Manata Lodge is such a good place to wind down. The views outside are amazing!!! The service was excellent and we found everything to be all set up for us when we arrived. We walked into a very warm apartment which we were so grateful of :) We especially love the look of the place :)... More 

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Manata_Queenstown, Manager at Manata Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're so glad you had a wonderful time and hope to see you all again soon! Kind regards Sarah More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2013 via mobile

I must admit that I read some of the previous reviews and I was a bit disheartened by one in particular. But, after my stay, I have to say that whoever wrote it was simply mistaken. The Manata Lodge is a fantastic place. It is true that the management is not in the building at all times. However, they are... More 

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ManataLodge, Manager at Manata Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are always so grateful when guests take the time to write such kind words. We enjoyed having you stay and hope to see you again! Best regards, Sarah More 

Shanghai, China
1 review
Reviewed 14 May 2013

My wife and I stayed at Manata Lodge for two nights. Sarah and Warren are so kind.The place is very beautiful and quiet. The room is very comfortable and warm.Everything is amazing.I think it must be one of the most impressive experience in NZ.It is a perfect place for honeymoon.

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Thank Daimeng H
Christchurch New Zealand
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7 reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2013

We cannot speak highly enough of Sarah, Warren and Ethel and Manata Lodge. We were warmly welcomed by Sarah and as we strolled across the lawn Warren caught up with us to welcome and chat to us. The amenities are of the highest standard and we were very comfortable. It happened Warren and Ethel were hosting, free of charge, 10... More 

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Thank Lorraine L
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

We stayed at Manata Lodge recently having done the Otago Rail Trail. Our stay was just amazing. The Lodge is so beautiful and every little detail has been considered, from underfloor heating to georgeous showers and and a bed fit for a queen. The views are superb, and the people are wonderful. We could not have asked for a better... More 

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Thank Helen W
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2013

I was on my honeymoon and stayed at Manata Lodge 23/03/2013 it was such a beautiful place to stay , everyting and more than what we needed, we had a room that was was the size of my house lol, with all uptodate mod coms, and also had outdoor area where we used bbq and outdoor seating which was next... More 

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Reviewed 9 April 2013

My husband & I were lucky enough to stay at Manata Lodge on our honeymoon & loved it so much that we stay here every time we come to New Zealand. The views are breathtaking, the location makes it easy to go different places, the locals are very friendly & the manager/owners are very accommodating & hospitable. The rooms are... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Manata Lodge is your perfect accommodation choice when visiting Queenstown, one of the world's top vacation destinations. Our stunning location, beautiful suites and outstanding Kiwi service combine to provide the ideal staging point for your Southern Lakes adventure. Whether you're visiting for a weekend escape, a ski or hiking vacation, a wedding or a long stay; the surroundings, the ambiance, the design, the attention to detail and the welcome combine to form a package which represents the very best of New Zealand hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manata Lodge

Address: 111A Tucker Beach Road, Lower Shotover 9371, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Lower Shotover
Price Range: ₹ 11,148 - ₹ 16,894 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Manata Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“2 of the suites are joined by an interconnecting door to create a 3 bedroom apartment for families if requried.”
 of 5 bubbles Owingee, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Definitely choose the Eltruso room. It is the only room upstairs. Has a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles davidsV7811AQ, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Wakatipu suite is probably the quietest”
 of 5 bubbles Zoe005, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose room with good views”
 of 5 bubbles 933ravik, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The Pavilion studio perfect for a couple. Clean, Quiet, Warm & Cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles MrMike1967, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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