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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2012

This classy little B&B in the must-visit North Island destination of Ohakune was fresh and a joy to to visit. The rooms are generous with excellent ensuites and it is well located in town. The owners were very friendly and keen to share there local knowledge. Breakfast was lovely and relaxed. Given that it has been purpose built I don't...

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Reviewed 17 April 2012

We stayed at Manuka Lodge 3 days during our honeymoon. The room was really spacious and very well decorated. Alan and Sousie are so nice and helpful. They helped us with the organization of the Tongariro crossing. Breakfast is delicious and Sousie's muffins are the best we've ever had. Thank you for everything!

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Reviewed 16 April 2012

First time we have ever stayed in a B&B as we usually use hotels, Drove on up and we were meet by great hosts Alan and Susie. Lovely location, Quiet, Immaculately clean and spacious room and ensuite, Centrally located and the excellent breakfast provided the perfect start to the day. Overall I would recommend this place to stay to anyone...

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Fredericton, NB
Reviewed 7 March 2012

We stayed at Manuka Lodge for two nights after driving up from Wellington. It was our first time staying at a B&B in NZ and they set a very high standard for the rest of the trip. Our room was quiet and very well appointed, the lodge was spotless, and the breakfast was great. Alan and Susie were excellent hosts,...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 28 February 2012

We were charmed by the Makuna Lodge and Alan and Susie. We stayed two nights and did the alpine crossing in between. Nice rooms, great breakfast and charming hosts. What else could you want?

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Alan and Susie built Manuka Lodge as a B&B, and the design of the house rather suggests this. The little reception desk in the entrance hall perhaps militates against its having quite the intimate and informally welcoming atmosphere of some other B&Bs one has stayed in, but our hosts were friendly and charming, our room was immaculately clean and spacious...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 15 January 2012

We spent two nights in Okahune but only one night at the Manuka Lodge. We wish we had booked both nights there. It was a lovely B&B. We were there Christmas eve. On Christmas morning we were served a sumptuous champagne breakfast by Alan and Susie. Our room was quiet, clean and very comfortable. This is a new lodge and...

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London
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Okahune is a great base for those wanting to do the Tongariro Crossing. It's a short drive to the national park with plenty of companies offering shuttle services. There are also a few restaurants and bars in town which is just a short walk away from Manuka Lodge which is well located in a quiet residential area overlooking farmland. The...

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Sanford, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 December 2011

This modern inn was built with comfort in mind...best bed of our trip and stylishly decorated. Breakfasts were delicious and the small ski town of Ohakune has wonderful restaurants and unbelievable natural beauty both in walking distance and easy driving distances. Alan & Susie provided transportation to and from the train and helped us in a variety of ways.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 December 2011

Large room, extremely clean and comfortable. Definitely looks like one of the best around the area and it was definitely good value for what you get. Highly recommended especially you are doing the tongariro crossing - location is close enough and you can relax and enjoy after a day's hike!

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Defining a new style of accommodation in the township of Ohakune which straddles the southern edge of the stunningly beautiful Tongariro World Heritage National Park. This perfectly appointed, purpose built Bed and Breakfast offers a first-rate alternative to a Hotel with many of the trappings of a Boutique Lodge. We provide 4 star-plus facilities, en-suite hotel style rooms with breakfast fully inclusive of the rates. Manuka Lodge is intimate luxury, perfectly located in a secluded cul-de-sac, 10 minutes walk from the shops, bars and eateries of Ohakune. Also only 40mins from the start of the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing and 20mins from Turoa Ski Area. It makes for a perfect get away Winter and Summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manuka Lodge

Address: 18 Manuka Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Price Range: $195 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Any one of the rooms would be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexDawn31, 1 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The room is spacious enough to have 3 people sleep comfortably.”
 of 5 bubbles JennyM508, 10 Oct 2013 | Read review
“We had an upstairs double that overlooked the front of the house.”
 of 5 bubbles skisumo, 29 Aug 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in the downstairs room, corner location-VERY small and shower is open soaking the whole bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 00justthefacts00, 25 Dec 2012 | Read review
“The rooms are all excellent. We chose a king bed but there are other choices. While we stayed in a large room downstairs, the upstairs rooms would have a view. Other rooms have a view over the adjacent paddocks.”
 of 5 bubbles Julie255115, 26 Aug 2012 | Read review
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