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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Had dinner here 2 nights in a row. Excellent, innovative and very impressive food but servings a bit sparse for the price. A serving of vegetables with mains would be a great addition. Faultless service.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our stay at Hapuku Lodge is memorable for so many reasons! Upon check-in we were directed to our suite just off the lobby and it was HUGE! Living room with fireplace, small kitchenette and spacious closet area and a large room with luxurious bedding, a spectacular view of the mountains, greenery and resident deer on the property! And the bathroom...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

After November's earthquake that blocked the roads into Kaikoura we were given a choice by the travel agency we were working with to either skip Kaikoura or book two additional (small) flights to get in and out of the town. Hapuku Lodge was the main reason we decided to book those flights, and it was absolutely worth it! The lodge...

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

We stayed for 3 nights at Hapuku lodge for our honeymoon and loved the experience. Not only is Kaikoura a fantastic place to visit (make sure you dive with the dolphins!), but Hapuku lodge was truly unique. Our room was beautiful, with views of both the sea as well as the working farm. The food is all included and sourced...

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Crawley,West Sussex
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We were so pleased to have made the effort and took the option to fly into Kia Koura to support this community devastated by the recent earthquake . We loved the fact that the guys who run WingsoverWhales who were going to do our Whale watch flight came to collect us from Blenheim . The lodge wasn't what I expected...

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

2 nights Hapuku Lodge just before we leave NZ, was the right please at the right time for us. A fantastic room(Hapuku room, main building)and 2 evenings of fantastic food at the restaurant. Service: top Lokation: great Pool: small,long,cool,good. Weather: not so good:( You pay a lot for this lodge, but you get something for it. Is it good enough...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be the first guests after the Kaikoura earthquake, and I am so glad we made the effort. Hapuku Lodge made us feel very cared for. The owner and staff are incredibly kind, there is a generosity about the place which I have not found in many other hotels / lodges. The space is great. We...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 days, Chris and team are really going out their way to encourage people back to the lodge after the earthquake. We were definitely not disappointed. Chris sorted us out with a fab tour swimming with the dolphins which was absolutely out of this world. We did some nice walks along the beach (rocky and black sand!) The...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Quick Overview: Spending the night in a tree house is super cool, the views are stunning, top notch staff, and the food was insanely good. I highly recommend Hapuku Room: My wife and I stayed 2 nights in one of the tree houses and found it to be both fun and relaxing. Being a tree house, there are several things...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed there for a couple of nights during our self driven tour through New Zealand. During our tour, we also stayed other luxury accommodations (The George in Christchurch and Bay of Many Coves in Marlborough Sound) in New Zealand. We ended up in a huge suite in the main lodge as all the tree houses were...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hapuku Lodge and Tree Houses is distinctive boutique luxury accommodation set on a deer farm and olive grove in one of the world's most beautiful locations, between the Kaikoura Mountains and the Pacific Coast of New Zealand's South Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hapuku Lodge

Address: State Highway 1 At Station Road, RD 1, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $886 - $1,332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hapuku Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Treehouse is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles EnaLEnaL, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great scenery, unbelievable food and service, luxurious bedding”
 of 5 bubbles mkdmalibu, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms in a lodge, but if you're going to stay here go for a treehouse!!!”
 of 5 bubbles jessicak326, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Lots_of_Baggage, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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