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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here one night on the way to Dunedin after seeing Nugget Lodge advertised in a travel brochure. What a find, wished we could have stayed longer!! Pauline and Willy were most hospitable and couldn't do enough for us. The place was spotless with all the amenities you could wish for, even binoculars to view the seals and penguins...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The location of this property is outstanding - steps from a stunning beach. The Sealion unit (lower room) has NO view unless you step outside onto the terrace (often chilly). This property is run down, not well maintained and WAY too pricey for the value delivered. Despite the great location, the room is shabbily furnished and bathroom old and slippery....

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New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We counted ourselves as being very lucky to be able to stay here. Met by the owners Pauline and Willie on arrival, who were very friendly and helpful. Nugget Lodge has two rooms, with the Sealion unit below the Lighthouse unit up the stairs, which is where we stayed. The Catlins really turned on the great weather which gave us...

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Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 June 2016

If you want right on the beach then this place has it all. The unit is small but very well laid out, the bed room area is seperated from the loung by the two big couches, full kitchen means you can stay in on a winters night and look down on the beutifull view of the beach while you cook...

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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in the Sea Lion Unit which is located on the ground floor. The Lighthouse Unit is above and is the preferable unit as you can hear the people moving about upstairs if you are in the ground floor unit. We were very lucky as the people above us were very quiet. The Unit is lovely,...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 April 2016

What a lovely place to stay! My friend and I took the two rooms and each was lovely. The ground floor unit is spacious, with a separate bedroom and lovely garden area right out the door. The upper unit (the Lighthouse room) is studio-style and does have the most fantastic views. Pauline prepared homemade bread, granola, fruit and provides eggs,...

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Devon
Reviewed 12 March 2016

What a place! Wonderful setting, hosts and room. Sealion unit. Right on top of the beach. One of our best stops and we will come back. A great base for exploring the most beautiful parts of the Catlins.

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Cambs
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This was simply a glorious place to be. We only had two nights here but would have happily stayed a lot longer. The views from the Lighthouse unit balcony were fantastic. The beach in front was deserted although the swimming was excellent - in fact practically the only other soul on the beach was a huge bull sealion who was...

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Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We stayed for one night in the Lighthouse Room, and it was just lovely. It is right on top of the beach, and the views are gorgeous. The room is pretty basic, but it is clean and exactly as advertised. We enjoyed being so close to Nugget Point so we could spend time there after the other tourists had left....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2015

The Lighthouse room is perched virtually on top of the beach with great views from room and generous sized deck. The room is fairly basic inside, but is comfortable and has everything you need. For the photogarpher who wants to photograph the lighthouse at sunrise/sunset accomodation is a good choice & Nugget Point is a good base to explore the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Nugget Lodge

Address: 367 The Nuggets Road, R.D. 1, Kaka Point, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Kaka Point
Price Range: $119 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Request LIghthouse room (upper) - Sealion (lower) noisy - don't waste $ on breakfast”
adventureswithE, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Couldn't fault the Lighthouse room”
  • viw south to lighthouse
  • view to the north from balcony
  • lounge,kitchen and bed
  • view from inside out to deck
  • toilet and shower
Found_Lost_Key, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sealion for garden.”
MartinBDevon, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“worth paying the extra for the Lighthouse room”
dags111, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in the Lighthouse, great views”
  • View from the Lighthouse studio
wendymN7853NZ, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
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