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Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our South Island 'base camp' for the week of our visit. Lodge is located on the Rakaia Gorge. Our unit had a spectacular view of the mountains, river and gorge. Accommodations were great! Nicely equipped kitchen. Unit was comfortable and spacious. Laundry facility on site as well. At night, it is so peaceful and quiet. The owners, Butch...

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Classic H, Guest Relations Manager at Mt Hutt Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and provide feedback to your stay with us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the resort and that we could make your stay as comfortable as possible. We hope to see you back again!

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We talked over the phone before arrival and immediately felt the warm & caring welcome. Upon our arrival - we were helped to settle in as we arrived after dark. Butch gave some excellent tips in how to make the best out of our days there. He even landed me his golf clubs and offered his fishing gear in case...

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We appreciate ht e time you've taken to leave us a feedback. Delighted to hear that you've enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you back again!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed at Mount Hutt Lodge for two weeks in August, one week in a rental apartment and one week in a timeshare exchange. The owners (Jo and Butch) were very helpful and accommodating, when sorting out the different check-in/out dates for the different units. The rental unit was slightly larger and a little less luxuriously appointed, but the difference...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was a great choice for us. We stayed a week in a 1 bedroom apartment which was warm and cosy and had a fully equipped kitchen. A very nice view of the mountain and the Rakaia River and i think the closest accommodation to Mt Hutt skifields. There is a restaurant on site and they had a log fire...

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Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Warm welcome from Jo and Butch. Immediately felt at home in the cosy room. View was to die for. Amenities were basic but adequate. Marvellous trail, managed only 1 in Rakaia Gorge. Our host provided us with detailed guides to do our own adventure. Did horseriding, saw Edoras and lots more. My family and I would love to return again...

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Koenigstein, Germany
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This comment only describes the lunch experience we had there: From across the canyon we saw that place and felt that it is a good location for lunch. What we did not know by then, that we were heading for a great lunch. Sitting by the window overlooking the river gorge and tasting the products of an ambitious cook was...

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Oak Park, Illinois
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We were booked into the Mt. Hutt lodge through our vacation club and were very happy here. In spite of some cloudy days, our time in the area was very nice. Although we could have availed ourselves with some excellent skiing at nearby Mt. Hutt, we instead opted for hiking and sightseeing. The lodge is conveniently located within an hour...

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1Thank Peter C
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2015

My friend and I called in for late lunch on our way to our overnight accomodation near Methven. The lounge bar/ dining area had a fire going and was warm and cosy with breathtaking views and we enjoyed a delicious light meal cooked by Butch. I left my Ipad after taking the inevitable photos of the view and Butch found...

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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Wow! Great place to stay. Timeshare exchange from Australia. Room was comfortable and clean with lots of homey touches. The view from the balcony was captivating. The mountain changed constantly. Our hosts, Butch and Jo, were friendly and accommodating. The spa bath was a decent size and sooo relaxing. Great position to explore surrounding attractions. Would definitely come back!

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1Thank VWoodcock
Bukit Jelutong, Malaysia
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Mount Hutt Lodge at Rakaia is one place that has the most gorgeous views in the South Island of New Zealand. Think waking up in the mornings and finding views that are unsurpassed, serene, peaceful and simply breathtaking. That's what you'll find right here. It's a little piece of heaven, if I might say that. It's plus point is that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mt Hutt Lodge is a tranquil resort located an hour from Christchurch in the town of Rakaia on New Zealand's South Island. The Classic Managed Resort features 4 fully self-contained 1 bedroom apartments with spa baths in each room, as well as resort facilities including children's play equipment, swimming pool and on-site restaurant and bar A View, overlooking Rakaia's stunning scenery. Opportunely positioned close to the inland tourist highway, this Rakaia accommodation has easy access to a range of South Island holiday treats, including skiing at Mount Hutt, jet boating, and salmon or trout fishing in the bountiful lakes and streams. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt Hutt Lodge

Address: Zig Zag Road | Rakaia Gorge, Rakaia 7782, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Rakaia
Price Range: $124 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Units facing mountain have a great view! Not sure on pricing, as we are timeshare members.”
  • Early morning sunrise while having coffee on balcony
  • Our patio/balcony facing mountain
  • kitchen
  • Living area
 of 5 bubbles Tomita22, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles phantomfisho, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles Stu2meke, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ground floor rooms easier access to car park, and quieter”
  • waking up to this magnificent view
 of 5 bubbles FairuzK, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't think it really matters. All rooms have a fantastic view, it is probably more about how many people you are trying to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles VickiL406, 26 May 2015 | Read review
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