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Mars, Outerspace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a handsome studio apartment overlooking the inlet. This was peaceful and secluded. Dinner in the restaurant was very good, well presented and tasty. The staff were friendly, helpful, thorougly professional and catered for difficult dietary problems well (dairy and gluten free). A lovely place to stay for a few days break to rest and unwind.

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Hartford, CT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lodge is located in a lovely spot; the staff were very kind and helpful. The rooms appeared to be in good shape, and well done. However, there were major downsides to Furneaux that would cause us to skip it next time. Breakfast mains cost $24 each; dinner was close to $40 for main dishes that were small and mediocre....

Thank silverjosh
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

What can I say apart from this was a totally amazing place, the views and scenery here are amazing. The lodge itself is great, has a very friendly atmosphere and is very clean and tidy. The hosts Steve and Moira were amazing too, couldn't have asked for better people to met us on arrival. This is a must visit place...

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FurneauxL, Front Office Manager at Furneaux Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, in our beautiful location, and you enjoyed the food & service from the staff. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 11 December 2016

We stayed here as part of a organised 4 day freedom walk. What a superb location. Our accommodation was lovely with lots of windows to let the sun in and it was modern. Nice and quiet as we were right at the end and due to the time of the year it was reasonably quiet. The food was superb and...

1Thank Helen S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stayed in Cabin 13 as our first night’s accommodation along the Queen Charlotte Track. Lovely for couples and very private. We were very impressed with the fresh, modern interior, good quality showers, bathroom products and of course the stunning views from the living area and bedroom. We always appreciate lodgings with tea and coffee making facilities. It was so...

Thank Bronte_b491
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Was a lovely place, the sun was shining and the views were fantastic. We arrived into Furneaux exhausted but were greeted by friendly faces. We stayed in a suite located at the front of the property, our bags had arrived safely and a cosy night was well needed. A night in front of the bar-fire and good food sorted us...

Thank joanwitches
Dunedin, New Zealand.
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A very tired property, with second rate management. Highly overpriced, but with close to a monopoly. Not at all helped by any sort of greeting, and staff too lazy and too stupid and uncaring to cover our luggage between boat and chalet, so that all our gear was wet, leaving us nothing dry to change in to when arriving after...

Thank N0eleen
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was our first night stop on the track and what a beautiful setting. We loved the lawn areas, sitting on the decking with a glass of wine was just lovely. We stayed in the Tobias suite (a little pricey) and it was great apart from the leaky shower but as it was a warm day so we could dry...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was our first night on the track and what a treat. We stayed in one of the studios right down on the Sound, just gorgeous. And enjoyed a beautiful evening meal in front of the fire in the main house. Breakfast was tops and the staff amazing.

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FurneauxL, Front Office Manager at Furneaux Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Furneaux Lodge, and enjoyed the meals from our new Head Chef Marcel Rood. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your walk on the Queen Charlotte Track.

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on out walk along the Queen Charlotte walk. After a boat trip and 5 hrs of fairly challenging walking this was very welcoming . Friendly, helpful staff and a very comfortable unit with a delicious packed lunch the next day

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FurneauxL, Front Office Manager at Furneaux Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Henrietta, Thank you very much for your positive comments. We appreciate your feedback as it helps us refine our service so we can offer the best possible experience for our guests. We are pleased you enjoyed your packed lunch! Thank you from the team at Furneaux Lodge!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled at the head of Endeavour Inlet in heart of New Zealand’s stunning Marlborough Sounds, Furneaux Lodge is a boutique hotel in the outer Queen Charlotte Sound. It looks out over the calm, clear water of the bay, embraced by virgin native forest, unchanged since Captain Cooks first visit in the inlet in 1769. Here at the lodge, the pace is easy, comfortable and relaxed. Ideal for the complete retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Furneaux Lodge

Address: Endeavour Inlet | Queen Charlotte Sound, 7250, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region
Price Range: $281 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Furneaux Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Cabins further away from the main reception area are more private”
 of 5 bubbles Bronte_b491, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Would recommend a Suite, we stayed in 13. Great Views”
 of 5 bubbles joanwitches, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Suites we stayed in had great sea views”
 of 5 bubbles DaveBris1234, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The first chalet, number 1, gets the last of the setting sun so a good spot for the winter months.”
 of 5 bubbles DLawrie1978, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in another lodge would be the best choice”
 of 5 bubbles 856brendanb, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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