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Antwerp Province, Belgium
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We stayed 3 nights in April in this B&B, which was probably where we felt the most welcome of all places we have stayed during our 4 weeks trip on the South Island. It is the people that made the difference :Korey and Anita and their kids made us feel true guests and did so for all those that were...

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

We so much enjoyed having you to stay with us . We love it when people stay a few nights so that we can get to know them better! When you come to stay with us please let us know if you are celebrating something special, birthday, anniversary, or honeymoon - whatever. We love to spoil people on special occasions:)

Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Well situated for the Mt Cook region. We stayed 2 nights and just loved this B&B. Young and energetic, Korey and Anita did a wonderful job of making us feel at home. The cooked breakfasts were excellent with lots of choices of cold fruit and cereals. Good local restaurants for dinner too.

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Dundas, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I was a little concerned when I looked up the lodge on Google Earth, but I needn't have worried as everything about it was first class and in particular, the hosts. In additional to first class accommodation, all the guests were invited to an informal get-together in the early evening and provided with a free drink. I would unreservedly recommend...

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

We can't thank you enough for your kind words about us and our Lodge. We hope that you can come and visit us again some day.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We stayed here for two nights in January on the way from Christchurch to Te Anau and were made very welcome by Korey and Anita (not to mention Taffy, the cat). Nice comfortable B & B, good location for trip to Mt Cook (which was actually visible!). Pre dinner drinks with hosts and other guests and good information about local...

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Taffy is indeed a most welcoming cat and thrives on the attention he receives from the guests. We very much enjoy sharing out beautiful slice of New Zealand with our guests and want to be sure that you know of all the things that you can do here. Drinks are our favorite time of the...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Korey and Anita run a spectacular B & B. The room and furnishings were impeccable - and the company was enjoyable. We really enjoyed meeting the hosts and the other guests for a drink before dinner - and we loved the great referrals, information, and tips on where to go. The breakfast was "yummy and well-made" - those are my...

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that your family enjoyed staying with us. I know that we enjoyed meeting you all! We hope that you come back as see us again.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night here on our way from Christchurch to Queenstown. Perfect spot on the way and an easy 45 minute drive to Mt Cook. Room was clean and spacious. Not fancy but fine. Korey and Anita are lovely welcoming hosts. They offered a free drink around 6:15pm and a very good hot breakfast in the morning. Just around...

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you foe your review and for choosing to to stay with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed the room and the drinks.

Stockholm County, Sweden
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Very friendly host, and a good B&B. Room was spacious, bathroom was huge, and our hosts were very informative about where we could go for dinner in town. Twizel is a small town, so the options were limited, but our hosts gave us a thorough run through of all the available options. The big plus for us though was Tuffy,...

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

Yes, the cat is not allowed in the rooms! We are very careful to ensure that he does not go into the guest rooms, as we like to make sure that people with a cat allergy are comfortable here. As much as Taffy loves the guests, we are never offended if asked to keep him outside during drinks. However for...

London
Reviewed 25 January 2015

We stayed here on our second night in New Zealand and was our first night on our Motorcycle tour of New Zealand. We were made to feel so welcome. It was lovely to be invited in for a drink with the other guests before we went out for dinner, which Korey kindly booked for us. It was lovely to meet...

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We love to have guests who are doing motorcycle tours stay with us as it is a great chance for us to invite my Mum and Dad over for evening drinks and for them to share their knowledge about motorcycle touring in the south of New Zealand. Twizel is not just for bicycling!

Reviewed 3 January 2015

When looking for a place around Mt. Cook, we happened to luck out and chose the Aoraki Lodge in Twizel. Only minutes away from the park and beautiful riverbed, Aoraki offers you a chance to unwind after leaving hectic Queenstown and is still quite close to Mt. Cook for an amazing Hooker Valley hike. Korey and Anita were quite welcoming,...

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. New Years was such a busy time and we did work hard to make sure everyone was fed! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

From the time you set foot on the front deck you are instantly feel welcome in this lovely home. Everything you need to know is clearly explained and you are then invited to join the delightful hosts for a pre dinner drink in their very spacious lounge. Korey and Anita also have two lovely children who add to the homely...

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AkMidd, Owner at Aoraki Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We so enjoyed meeting you both and "Elsa" is muchly impressed with her gloves, though she insists on only wearing one..cause Anna pulled the other one off you know...The young man is very clever with the stickers, trying very hard to stick them exactly in the correct spot!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aoraki Lodge Bed and Breakfast is in the heart of the Twizel township. Just a few minutes stroll to the marketplace - town centre where you can find some outstanding restaurants. Our Lodge is set in a beautiful country style garden and although central, it is quiet and peaceful. Come on in and be a part of our family for a night or two. We are delighted to help you with dinner reservations, activity booking and advice about how you can spend your time in the amazing Mackenzie basin area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aoraki Lodge

Address: 32 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: ₹ 7,211 - ₹ 11,056 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aoraki Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“room 4 is nice... Decent size and on the end.”
 of 5 bubbles James-SW13, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“good to have outdoor area outside room”
 of 5 bubbles AnnabelChisholm, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“They are all good rooms with soft beds and a second bed option for children.”
 of 5 bubbles Carorobi, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are perfect”
 of 5 bubbles 163StaceyH, 23 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Even if only a twin is available take it! The beds can easily be shunted together and you get a brilliant nights sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisW142, 17 Jan 2013 | Read review
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