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Wild Earth Lodge B&B

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Rapid 5392, Lake Hawea Road, Makarora New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the lovely lodge of crazy Pete and Janine. We felt at home immediately: the cozy room, very nice views and their hospitality made us feel at home from the start. Janine and Pete cooked diner for us and they served...More

Thank N J
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Most people go as far as Wanaka, turn around and leave. If you haven't included The Haast Pass and this Lodge you are missing out BIG time. We spent 3 nights here (The Barn) and didn't want to leave. Looking for sheep grazing in front...More

Thank Debbie V
Reviewed November 11, 2017

We stayed in the "Barn" - no barn I have ever been in was as upscale and luxurious, with all the modcons, as Pete's "Barn". Pete supplied breakfast for us in the fridge and even lit a fire in the stove which warmed up the...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We have stayed with Pete and Gin numerous times. It is our favourite place and we could not have chosen a better place with better people to spend our first day married. The food and hospitality is stunning. Thank you Mike and Jess

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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the barn at this wonderful place. The barn is well equipped with a fireplace to warm the space. Once the fire has been going it's very toasty!! There's plenty of cooking equipment, a washing machine and plenty of board games...More

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New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Makarora
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New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Makarora
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May 5, 2017|
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Response from ianicarus | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We stayed in The Barn in January (we were a party of 4)and it was $150. The rooms are more expensive than that but you get breakfast included. Check out their website for prices - they vary according to season. Just... More
April 9, 2017|
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Response from ianicarus | Reviewed this property |
Hi .I agree with Jane kiwi. Although there could be mosquitoes around in the evening.Just make sure you have some good insect repellant. Don't let the bugs put you off enjoying this location :-)
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"All rooms have a view of the Valley"
Mar. 12, 2018
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"The 'Barn' was fantastic"
Nov. 11, 2017
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"The Barn is slightly cheaper and super spacious, but I haven't seen the other room."
May 3, 2016
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"Nice variety to fit your budget"
Mar. 12, 2016
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