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Makarora River Ranch

5766 State Highway 6, Makarora 9383, New Zealand
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01/10/2017 02/10/2017
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  • Average4%
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“farm tour” (2 reviews)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Along the road we saw signs with 'farmstay' but we couldn't find it at first. The distance was not right but later on we heard that the management did not put the signs there. We drove on the property asking for accommodation, it was a...More

Thank Babette D
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

Thank you for this feedback. It was a pleasure to have you stay here. We are in the process of getting the eftpos sorted and hope to have it all up and running come the busy season.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the homestead for three unforgettable nights. The farm provides extremely comfortable accommodation in a beautiful location, with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and river. Eileen is an extremely kind host. Her breakfast is very tasty and generous. And the farm is...More

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Makarora River Ranch is on State Highway 6, about 2 km south of Makarora Visitor Centre. When we arrived, Eileen led the way to the cottage in her pick-up truck, she had already lit the log burner, so the cottage was warm and welcoming. Inside...More

Thank Rosepink22
Reviewed 20 March 2016

It's places like this we most enjoy when traveling. Out of town in the county and away from the crowds. Makarora River Ranch is a working farm, but also takes great care of the accommodation provided and their guests. Thanks again for short drives, Kaye!...More

Thank TouringCyclists
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

The Lodge had it all, the best of everything. Lovely towels, comfortable beds, and well equipped kitchen. Firewood should you need it for the two fireplaces, family room and bedroom. Friendly host. Lots of family history on this 8000 acre working farm. Definitely well recommended

Thank Sally G
  • Top amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room amenities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Room types
  • Kitchenette ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 3
  • Location
  • New Zealand >
  • South Island >
  • Otago Region >
  • Makarora
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