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Valthe, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here 2 nights. Very warm welcome by Jacqui and John. Had the suite which was very very spacious! Had the best evening meals ever in NZ! Jackie is a great chef and John the perfect host. In the morning enjoyed the feeding of the pet eels in the stream at the back of the house. Very near to the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In the middle of the wildest of wildernesses, Mahitahi Lodge is an oasis of comfort and hospitality. The owners go well beyond the extra mile in friendly, down to earth service and the lodge itself encapsulates all the best of West Coast culture. Don't miss the dinner! Fabulous locally sourced and beautifully presented food, with the brilliant and knowledgeable company...

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lilo43, Owner at Mahitahi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. We really enjoyed having you both stay with us so thanks for choosing to stay here. Hope to see you again one day Jacqui and John

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the most wonderful evening. The food and accomodation were faultless. John and Jackie were the perfect hosts and John drove us down to the beach after dinner when I was over the limit.you would be mad not to stay here if you've the chance to do so.

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lilo43, Owner at Mahitahi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. It was great having you here to stay with us. Thanks again Jacqui and John

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

5 star accommodation and do yourself a favour and take up the meal option. Its also well placed on the run from Queenstown into the west, not too far in a day, and then close to the glacier country. Self catering facilities are great but take up the meal option! Hosts are great company, and it was nice to meet...

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lilo43, Owner at Mahitahi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Brian and Ann for staying with us. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Happy to help with hair appointments and helicopter flights!!!!! Regards Jacqui and John

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mahitahi Lodge has a lovely purpose built wing for their let rooms and provide top class accommodation and hospitality. We have had five weeks in South Island New Zealand and Jacqui's dinner and John's breakfast has been by far the best in that time. The wine was superb and led us onward to the vineyard a fortnight later - great...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I rolled into Bruce Bay and the Mahitahi Lodge after a long bike ride down Hwy 6. We were received a warm welcome from our hosts. We relaxed in a very comfortable room and bed, and enjoyed a lovely hot tub before sitting down for dinner. The food was awesome..highly recommend the dinner option.

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lilo43, Owner at Mahitahi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it. We hope the rest of your trip was not too wet!!!!!

Pezenas, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Next door to what must be the most beautiful and wild beach in New Zealand. Jackie and John, your hosts, will only make your stay more memorable. Nothing is too much trouble, the room(s) were great and the meal was perfect.

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lilo43, Owner at Mahitahi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Gordon for taking the time to write a great review. We hope you and Alison have enjoyed the rest of your travels and hope we see you both again sometime.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful stay and perfect accommodation if you want to explore the rugged west coast of New Zealand South Island, especially if you want to be away from the busy resort areas of Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier, but still close enough for a day out to either one. Unfortunately we only had 1 night but we wish we...

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lilo43, Owner at Mahitahi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As you said, we are close enough to explore the glaciers as well as being near the beach. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. Jacqui

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with John and Jackie for two nights in January and had a wonderful time! The rooms were extremely clean and comfortable and we had our own private self catering area. Jackie served a delicious home cooked meal each night and for dessert her own home made ice cream! John made breakfast each morning which was also delicious with...

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lilo43, Owner at Mahitahi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Elaine for your lovely review. We enjoyed having you here with your aunty and uncle. I hope you all enjoyed the rest of your travels. Jacqui and John

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Jacqui and John were amazing hosts and a great team! We really enjoyed John's walk/ drive/ history tour, which was followed by Jacqui's delicious dinner: whitebait fritters and crayfish were just part of the starters to a lovely homemade dinner and dessert. John's breakfast was fantastic and set us up for the next day. The rooms, beds and linen were...

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Thank you Helen for taking the time to write your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to have you here. Hope you are enjoying the rest of your trip. Jacqui

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated only 30 minutes south of Fox Glacier and 50 minutes north of Haast, and surrounded by the magnificent South Westland landscape, this boutique lodge featuring various West Coast native timbers, provides an intimate atmosphere where guests are treated to the utmost hospitality. All guest rooms have ensuite bathrooms complete with heated floors and mirrors, bathrobes, hairdryers and toiletries. There is also a fully self contained suite available suitable as a family unit. Enjoy our selection of local cuisine, fine NZ wines and John’s complimentary interpretation tour of the area. Its all here - fishing, hunting, bush walking, the beach and wonderful photographic opportunities - and it’s peaceful as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mahitahi Lodge

Address: 4667 Haast Highway (State Highway 6), Mahitahi 7886, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Mahitahi
Price Range: $308 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mahitahi Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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