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    Lake Ohau Lodge

    2295 Lake Ohau Road | P O Box 51, 7944, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good30%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Parking
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 288 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Rooms here are small but a comfortable stay for 2 people in twin room. Bathroom was a great size. Staff are very friendly. Views from the room and deck are amazing. Dinner and breakfast also great. Phone service ok but limited to certain areas.More

    Thank trophyboat1234
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 3 days ago

    I'm so glad that you enjoyed it here. Thank you for all your comments, I know from what you have written exactly where you were staying - in our outside Huxley wing where we inherited a big footprint for the bathrooms when we renovated them...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Its a ski lodge, so designed for outdoor people. We stopped on our A2O cycle ride. Lunch options were simple, lovely food and well priced. Dinner was exceptional, choice of 2 mains, but can accommodate dietary requirements. A well thought out seating plan to help...More

    Thank Erich v
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you very much for writing, that is a really lovely review. Thank you for recognising all of the things that we are so proud of and yes arrrrgggghhhh we are so sorry, we are very aware of the carpet situation which we are replacing...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Two couples visited for lunch 5/1/18. Very friendly and efficient staff welcomed us. The High Country Platter was superb. Local produce presented beautifully. Wonderful views of the lake and mountains. Highly recommended.

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Oh thank you so much! Glad that you enjoyed it. I have to agree that our platter is pretty damn good! And..... as for our views, we never get sick of looking out the window.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We ended out 3.5 week tour of the South Island at Lake Ohau Lodge for 3 nights - a lovely end to a wonderful trip! The views are incredible, the stars and moon outstanding in this quiet spot. Great hiking close at hand - much...More

    Thank Diggitydag
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. We are fortunate to be away from the more touristy places so that our guests can enjoy the tranquility when hiking in the beech forests and open valleys beyond the head of the lake. As you have recognised, our meals...More

    Reviewed 7 December 2017

    Lake Ohau is a beautiful spot to visit or stay for a while. This was my second visit, so because it was at short notice for a paragliding course and I've experienced how noisy the lodge can be, I opted to camp. Imagine my dissapointment...More

    Thank Cliff S
    Response from LouiseNeilson, Owner at Lake Ohau LodgeResponded 10 December 2017

    I'm so glad that you enjoyed your meal here. We really do have a fantastic team here this summer so I'm using your review to acknowledge them. Our 2 Chefs Jamie and Patrick who have been here for a couple of years serve up amazing...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • USD 73 - USD 146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 62
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    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Lake Ohau
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    • Lake Ohau Hotel Twizel
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    Muckleman
    19 February 2017|
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    Response from LouiseNeilson | Property representative |
    Thank you for your enquiry. Yes we do have WiFi available for a small fee just around the public areas. We charge $2 for 10 MB, $4 for 20MB etc. We look forward to you staying.
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    Response from JSNMitchell | Reviewed this property |
    Apologies for the delay, yes they are avaialble in the rooms as part of the room charge
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    Room Tips
    "The mid-range rooms are good value. More expensive upper story floors have better views, but the rooms are..."
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    "Get a room as far away as possible from the bar, deck, or games room. Rooms will be very hot during summer."
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    "Temple wing has the best views"
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    "Amazing views of the lake and mountains. Closest spot to the access road to the pistes"
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