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Capella Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I just returned from five flawless nights at the Capella Lodge. The experience was perfect - simply beyond expectations - and the staff has the service formula down to a science. Due to the popularity of the hotel, we had to book three nights in Lagoon Loft #2 and two nights in Makambo Loft #9. While the...

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5Thank ryeguy79
Lennox Head, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always wanted to visit Lord Howe and considering this was our honeymoon we read the reviews, researched the web and on recommendation chose to stay at Capella. We couldn't have been more impressed! The location, room, food, staff, facilities and attention to detail added to our instant love of the island! We only had 2 days at Capella...

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Beechworth, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Difficult to add much to what has already been said lots of times. Great location, lovely room, excellent food: add welcoming, attentive and knowledgeable staff and what more could one ask for?! Actually, better weather would have been nice, but that did not detract from a wonderful, if too short, stay. A great way to end our trip to NZ...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We have wanted to come to Capella Lodge for a while and to celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary, we thought it was the perfect destination. Capella Lodge did not disappoint. It is truly beautiful, and being small it has an intimacy which we truly liked. From the moment we were collected from the airport, we felt welcome and relaxed. Libby,...

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1Thank Gail U
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is a wonderful escape from the world. The Capella Lodge is simply fabulous with an environment and staff to help you relax completely. Having a small number of guests helps too. Its setting is stunning and each meal is a joy to receive. Wonderful people and an amazing Chef who brings you all these superb evening meals. All meals...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2017

5 stars are not enough to quantify our stay at Capella Lodge at LHI and the pleasure begins the minute you step off the plane with the stunning backdrop of Mts.Lidgbird and Gower......and from that moment it just gets better, better and better. A warm and genuine welcome from the 'Capella family' makes you feel very much at home on...

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3Thank Debbie P
Bundall, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Capella is fabulous. Southern Ocean Lodge Fabulous. Maybe Uluru next time for us. Great staff, service,chefs,management,locations. The best 5 star accommodation in Australia. Would recommend the above two to the most discerning traveller. Totally satisfied.

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3Thank davidharold2015
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Initially Lord Howe Island is stunning, and an oasis of tranquility and natural beauty. We have been to Caribbean islands and Lord Howe has it all, if not more with the reef, but is not overcrowded due to the strict restriction on the number of tourists. Capella Lodge is the 5 star resort on the Island and the accommodation food...

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Miranda, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We spent 7 nights in the Makambo Loft at Capella and I'll describe a typical day for us. Wake up in the most comfortable king bed we've ever slept in to a stunning panoramic view of the mountains and sea, if you're like my husband perhaps wake up a little earlier and wander down to Lovers Bay with a fishing...

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3Thank Lisa H
Ipswich
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This small luxury hotel set on a hill overlooking this beautiful tropical island in the middle of nowhere literally hundreds of miles from your nearest neighbours is about as good as it gets The location is only equalled by the service, the friendly staff make you feel like one of the family and the food is exquisite. Less than 2...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Celebrated as the pinnacle of luxury on World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island, Capella Lodge rests atop romantic Lovers Bay. An inspired architectural design welcomes spectacular views of the ocean, reef and mountains into the Lodge.A short flight from Australia’s east coast transports visitors to a real ‘treasure island’. Capella’s nine contemporary island-style suites are designed to complement Lord Howe’s pristine natural environment. Luxurious surrounds, exceptional island-inspired dining and unforgettable ‘first-name’ service combine to create an outstanding Lord Howe Island lodging experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Capella Lodge

Address: Lagoon Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
Region: Australia > Lord Howe Island
Price Range: $1,300 - $2,700 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Capella Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Capella Resort All Inclusive
Capella Hotel Lord Howe Island
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“Book a room with a loft and enjoy the lagoon and mountains from your bed”
718DebbieP, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We loved the Makambo loft with the spa”
lisahT2822ZE, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want to tour the Island by Golf trolley best to boo before you go as they only have 2”
Thrial, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't worry. Mountain and water can't be beat. #1 has its own pool.”
gmann2017, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms would have a spectacular view”
elisecharrison, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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