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Kokonga Lodge

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A group of us arrived at Kokonga Lodge earlier than expected as we'd had some pretty shabby weather on the rail trail and were wet and cold. When we arrived Dorothy and Malcolm greeted us warmly then made sure we all got to our rooms to warm up. When we came down they had put everyones wet shoes by the...

Thank Charlotte M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had been warned that we would be in big trouble if we came early or used the wrong door or entered the kitchen or asked for any variation on poached egg breakfast. That all turned out to be very true and not the exaggeration we expected. Not very relaxing - a stressful experience - everything strictly time-based. Strange shaped...

Thank ChrisL0vesTravel
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Malcolm and Dorothy are veterans of the hospitality business and it shows in every aspect of their establishment. A comfortable room with a window seat overlooking a splendid view followed by aperitifs in front of the wood burner ( v. chilly summer) and a restaurant quality meal. Yes, you may be paying little more but it represents good value.We were...

Thank Nicholas G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

With the closure of any hostelry from here to Middlemarch this is the last sanctuary on the rail trail and what an oasis. Fantastic views, comfy spacious accommodation and an evening meal to die for. There is also a liquor licence allowing a fine selection of wine and beer to be purchased. The full breakfast after a great nights sleep...

Thank Ipcresss
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Due to a booking mishap on our behalf (we had booked the same day the month prior) we were lucky to even get a room it turns out. We were most excited about staying at Kokonga because of the homemade meal, but we missed out because we had booked the wrong date. Nevertheless we were welcomed off the track sodden...

Thank Jmaysu
Asten, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I dont go and repaet all the good things other revieuwers already pointed out. I just want to confirm that this is all more than true, YOU WONT BE DISAPPOINTED, YOU WILL BE SUPRISED - beautiful peacefull location, - beautiful, astonishing vieuw on the mountains, beautiful lodge and nicd and cleasn rooms with good bathroom and showwr with plenty of...

Thank JanPetersAstenNL
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Kokonga Lodge was a great place to spend the night while on the Central Otago Rail Trail. Our hosts, Dorothy and Malcolm were extremely friendly and gracious. The evening meal was delicious and the rooms very comfortable. There was a guest lounge that overlooked the beautiful gardens with views to the mountains in the distance. If you don't visit Kokonga...

Thank Elizabeth F
new zealand
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Lovely garden and very tranquil Dorothy and Malcolm are excellent hosts who deliver excellent service , especially the food. All the rooms look lovely and have a lovely outlook from all windows The evening meal was amazing and will try making Dorothys gluten free crumble

Thank NewZealandMichelle
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Dorothy and Malcom are superb hosts to our group of 6. We stayed a night with them on the Rail Trail, and found them very friendly and obliging. The lodge is very comfortable and spacious. Our evening meal was excellent, and then a hearty breakfast before getting us underway again. Highly recommended. Thank you

Thank Steve-S-0604
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The property has lovely gardens, and two interesting historical buildings on site. These consist of an old schoolhouse and the masters home, which is now a private residence. We understand the property is to shortly change hands. This was the last stop on our ride.

Thank Patrick F

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Kokonga Lodge

Address: 33 Kokonga - Waipata Road | Central Otago, Ranfurly, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Ranfurly
Hotel Class:4 star — Kokonga Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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“We had a room on the front looking up to the mountains, breathtaking”
JanPetersAstenNL, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms were very comfortable and well appointed.”
gruzp, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Very accommodating hosts just tell them what your group needs and they will help you”
aandf2016, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Great for families or groups of friends. Beautiful views out to the mountains”
Louise087, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Apparently ours was the pick - ask for the one Peter Jackson stayed in!”
woolleyNorthland, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
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