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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Camped here for an evening on a whim and had a really great evening hosts Cav & Abi really made the evening. Chatting to new friends around the camp fire. Really good night. Only thing I'd say is the rates for an un powered site or bunk room are quite steel for a regular visit.

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Mt_Potts2015, Manager at Mt Potts Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Peter, we absolutely loved having you here. A night to remember for us.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This place was unbelievably awesome! My friend and I drove in through Mt Somers and the road there was incredible. The scenery is just like in LOTR, and you do feel removed from everyone else. We stayed 1 night there supposedly, but in the end extended our stay to another night. The rooms are exceptionally clean and the floor has...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 3 September 2016

we did not stay overnight. but we spend couple of hours in and around the property, visited Mt. Potts and had lunch there. If you are an LOTR fan you have got to see the place and even hike up Mt Sunday. The view from there is amazing.

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Thank Anandrajk
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I stayed here for a wonderful two nights in one of the bunk rooms ($45 pp/pn). Rosalie was very kind and helpful. You can do some great walks from their property. One of the first ones I did gave me a great view of Mt. Sunday, AKA Edoras. This is a really stunning area, away from everything. I could have...

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Gympie
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Mt Sunday is the site of Edoras from the Lord of the Rings movie. It is situated near Methven in the South Island of New Zealand. In Methven they will tell you that it is an hours drive. I found it more like 1 1/2 hours. The last. 25 k is on gravel. Having said that the trip was well...

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Thank FamilyGuyGympie
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Although it is up a 20 Km unmade road, the effort is well worth it. No TV, no wi-if and no phone signal - brilliant for some peace and quiet with stunning views. Take you own food. Excellent outdoor BBQ facility. Rooms are very well equipped, spotless and comfortable. Our reception was welcoming very friendly. Wish we could have stayed...

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Thank AndyDuP
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Mt Potts Lodge. Rosalie and Patrick were absolutely fantastic hosts - very accommodating to our German family group and gave good recommendations for walking tracks to get the best views of the area. The deluxe rooms are very comfortable and well equipped with utensils to use in the communal BBQ area. There was no...

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Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Sweet view from our room. Has a lot of mountains and outdoor area around to explore. Really close to other tourist spots like Mt. Sunday (Edoras), Clearwater Lake, Two thumb ranges and of course Mt. Potts etc. It is excellent for families (especially with children) and couples. It has the outdoor vibe and atmosphere which really suites the location Outstanding...

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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Usually in the area for a day trip we wanted to spend a little longer in the beautiful surroundings and took a weekend straight after work. Friendly hosts who were happy to let us just stay under the radar, put us up in a clean, comfortable room. Would stay again for certain!

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Mt_Potts2015, Manager at Mt Potts Lodge, responded to this review

We were delighted to host you this weekend and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Mt Potts Lodge. We look forward to your return. All the best!

Christchurch
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Having heard family members speak enthusiastically about Mt Potts Lodge I was eager to see if it lived up to my expectations. It actually surprised me by surpassing all expectations. The scenery really did take my breath away and I could have sat in the lodge looking at the view all day. The changing weather is emphasised in a location...

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Mt_Potts2015, Manager at Mt Potts Lodge, responded to this review

We were so happy that you came to Mt Potts Lodge and delighted that your experience was as we claim - breath taking. Please come again . All the best

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mt Potts Lodge offers an impressive location and relaxing private ambiance in the mid of High-Country in Hakatere Conservation Park, Canterbury and has been undergoing major renovations and upgrading of the rooms. We cater for all events and propose a tailored solution for any occasions' function venue with quality service and facilities. Welcome you to relax and enjoy a real NZ high country experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt Potts Lodge

Address: 2131 Hakatere Potts Rd | Ashburton Lakes, Ashburton 7771, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
Price Range: $137 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Choice of beautifully appointed 'studio' rooms or bunk rooms with shared facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles AndyDuP, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Lovely underfloor heating but can get warm. Check and ask if it needs adjusting. Ours great, but one a bit warm.”
 of 5 bubbles Schmechf, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Go to Mt Sunday, 5 minutes far from Mt Potts Lodge by car!”
 of 5 bubbles Edel_Martinez, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
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“Great view from the campervan”
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