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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

At $90 a night, this is one of the more affordable places in the area. And for good reason. If you're not on too tight a budget, there are better options for sure. 1) The facilities are dated. Together with the poor lighting along the corridors, the vibes are gloomy and depressing. 2) Television is pointless. 2 channels, neither of...

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1Thank SIHUI M
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 November 2016

36 of us stayed here from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th November 2016. I was lucky enough to have room 805 (a & b) The room was very comfortable, had a stove, 6 beds (1 double, the rest singles), microwave, kettle, toilet, 2 bedrooms, lounge kitchen open plan, dining table for 4, fridge, cuttlery and plates etc - freeview and...

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Thank KalznChch
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

we were heading to twizel for the night to try and catch the big one in the canals so didn't need anything too flash just reasonably priced . tried looking for a holiday home but after a mandatory "cleaning" surcharge they were all over $200 this was only $175 a little more than I wanted to pay but that's all...

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Don't lecture guests on rules when you release a room that breaks them in the first place. Dirty and oily place. Bad reception/owner. Not rude but as mentioned, sets his rules on you and highlight them in the paper he gives. I don't mind keeping the rules but at least make sure we start on an even footing. Hate it...

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4Thank Jean T
Bristol
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't enjoy our stay here (probably our worst accommodation in our 8 weeks in NZ) and wouldn't recommend it. We had a double room with en suite but the property also offers "motel" rooms which might be better (though not sure on the difference between these and ours as we had crockery etc). There is also some dorm...

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2Thank squirrelcheeks
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Have been using these accomodations for bi-annual trips to the Wanaka warbirds airshow for many years. Near to the majority of eateries in Twizel & the town centre. Accomodation is clean & well maintained, nothing fancy.

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1Thank Boolag666
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We booked for 2 nights, and when opened the door to our room realized that this was a very bad choice, room was so old, curtains if you call them curtains were decades old. the TV you had to wait while it warmed up it was very very old. After this shock the bed was clean and the bathroom although...

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Thank grubbaldd
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Came to tekapo and twizel for a quiet weekend away for my birthday with my partner, decided to stay in twizel to make the most of our trip but our room was terrible. You can't expect much for $90. The tv was probably older than me which only got 2 channels with minimum reception, the beds were hard, pillows flat...

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Thank 394alyssab
Whitianga, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The fact that the room was clean and the WiFi worked made this lodge acceptable. It is something that I assume backpackers would appreciate although the charge was slightly on the high side for its quality. Would I stay there again? Only if there was nowhere else available.

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Thank Gordon3638
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We were only staying a night. The self-contained unit for 3 people was quite sufficient, tidy and cozy. Supermaket was right across the street. Staff at the reception was not so friendly but wasn't rude either, but that downside curve of their lips was a bit off putting.

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Address: 23 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: ₹ 3,266 - ₹ 9,941 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — High Country Holiday Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 104
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“I think block with 8## are the best for luxury, 9## rooms are more backpacker style”
 of 5 bubbles KalznChch, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from this place.”
 of 5 bubbles grubbaldd, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They dont have any good rooms, just ones worse than others”
 of 5 bubbles 445jeanetted, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Motel units were awesome”
 of 5 bubbles sparky98288, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room 809 is excellent for up to 3 people”
 of 5 bubbles Gabz_10, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
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