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Situated in beautiful mountain surroundings just ten minutes from Kaikoura, Manakau Lodge is a luxury rural retreat, offering the discerning traveller the finest in country lodge accommodation and hospitality. Our guests' comfort is our number one priority. A great night's sleep awaits in our specially-chosen, super-comfortable beds, with fine cotton linens and beautiful, luxurious woollen bed blankets. King size beds are the standard in our two Lodge Rooms, and our slightly larger Deluxe Rooms feature super-king beds, which can also be converted to twin singles on request. Furnishings in the guest lounge and bedrooms are hand-made from New Zealand rimu, a native timber prized for its warm tones and rich natural beauty. Each room also comes with a pair of deep-cushioned armchairs, a 32-inch LCD television with satellite Freeview and Apple(R) TV, a writing desk with an ergonomic chair, and the most luxurious modern bathroom, with heated floor, warm towels, and a superb walk-in monsoon shower. Both Deluxe Rooms also have the added indulgence of a deep, free-standing bath.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mountain View
Luxury
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Blenheim Airport90 km
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So how do you run a B&B? What furniture do you need, how do you arrange it, what decor do you have, what about feature pieces, what do guests want in the room, how should the bathroom work, what about catering, what sort of selection...More

1  Thank manofekent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to recharge if you’re a weary tourist. A lovely lodge just out of Kaikoura for the discerning traveler. The beds incredibly comfortable and the view gobsmacking. Got a great sleep and helped keep the tourist batteries going for a while. The...More

Thank LizzieCooper
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

A heavenly place to spend two nights (one is not enough!) - beautiful setting with views of the mountains and the sea, luxurious accommodation, lovely breakfast ( food platter and wine in the evening if requested) and excellent host. We would love to return.

Thank gillkeithclements
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stayed just one night unfortuantely but we so enjoyed our stay. The location is just so beautiful and serene. Rooms are well appointed and open to individual decks. Radiant heated bathroom floor and individual heat pumps. Neil was a great host and was able...More

Thank johnine
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Great place , great service and wonderful conversation !!! Neil our host was absolutely the best ! View was spectacular and the breakfast was exceptional. Lodge was very well laid out bathroom was the best . Cheers Mark and Linda Hollywood, California USA

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"Mountain views are glorious"
NevinA133
Jul. 16, 2018
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"We loved the mountain views"
ROLO01
May 25, 2018
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"Choose mountain view room"
54RichardW
Apr. 12, 2018
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"All excellent"
Mwtflyer
Feb. 27, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$201 - US$244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionKaikoura
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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