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Kinloch Lodge - YHA Glenorchy

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Stayed here after completing the Routeburn and Caples tracks and also booked transport to and from the track with them. Room was small and very basic but cosy. Location is absolutely stunning and very peaceful. Staff very friendly and tried their best. Food is restaurant...More

Thank Mantaray75
Response from Kinloch_Lodge, General Manager at Kinloch Lodge - YHA GlenorchyResponded May 4, 2018

Thanks for your review, we are working towards updating our Wilderness rooms but as you can appreciate it's only really possible during our quieter months. We do clean the facilities every day and the water is pumped from the lake which is why we occasionally...More

Reviewed April 26, 2018

We were lucky enough to spend a night in one of the up market Pods adjacent to the main lodge. Stunning rooms with a matching stunning view. After a beautiful 3 course meal we retired to our room where we lay on our bed looking...More

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Response from Kinloch_Lodge, General Manager at Kinloch Lodge - YHA GlenorchyResponded May 4, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review Kim!

Reviewed April 19, 2018

We stayed in the Wilderness room- The pictures on the website look a lot nicer than what you find. This very small room had a door that had big gaps around it- meaning it didn't seal very well and was cold. It also didn't have...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We stayed for 3 nights in one of Kinloch’s Ecoscapes. Kinloch is an unbelievably special spot located between the Routeburn and Caples/Greenstone tracks. The view from the extremely comfortable Ecoscape bed is unsurpassed. You feel as if you’re living outside with all the comforts of...More

Thank peterwar
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Great location. Super view. Good service. Very much worth the stop. A dirt road approach so be prepared. I recommend this stop! You will not be disappointed. We met some nice people who have come back many times.

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Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$59 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$59 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Happymoon1
November 26, 2017|
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Response from YHANewZealand | Property representative |
There is a shuttle service from centre of Queenstown to Kinloch during the trekking season: end October – end April. Alternatively you can pre-book a water taxi from Glenorchy direct to Kinloch for a minimum of two people... More
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Alpine_UtahTravelBug
October 23, 2017|
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Response from YHANewZealand | Property representative |
Hi Alpine_UtahTravelBug, As WTChris said there is no direct road between Kinloch/Glenorchy or Queenstwon and Milford Sound. You will need to travel back to Queenstown and on to Te Anau in order to get to Milford Sound. We... More
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Chiu_ie
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Sarah H | Reviewed this property |
Go to webpage for Kinloch Lodge Click on the menu top right Scroll down to accommodation to staying at the ecoscape Click on Book Now at the top and you can choose your dates. I hope that helps, otherwise email them... More
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"Depends on your budget. Many options"
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"Choose the Ecoscapes for a romantic getaway."
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"ask for a room not to close to the bathrooms"
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"Do NOT accept the Kahu room - it's a noisy closet!"
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