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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If I could be marooned anywhere in the world this would be the place I would choose. Nestled at the isolated southern tip of Lord Howe with views dominated by the towering cliffs of Gower and Lidgbird standing aloof over this once volcanic island, Capella provides you with the escape and comfort that the marooned could only dream of. The...

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1Thank richardgS3923CF
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband asked me what I'd like to do for my 50th and I immediately replied we should invite a few friends to stay at Capella where there would be no mobile phone and minimal internet to distract us. Well I got all I wanted and more at one of the most beautiful places in the world. Sally and Adrian...

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1Thank Cathy M
Adelaide Central
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Staying at Capella annually is like 'returning home' - there is nowhere in the world that has the ambience that one could call home away from home From airport pickup to the sad airport farewells you could not be in better more caring hands than with the amazing Managers Libby & Mark and Sally the Assistant Manager. Walking back into...

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1Thank Celia C
Albury, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We loved our time at Capella Lodge. Beautiful room, location , food and service. Lord Howe Island is a great place to visit; well worth the effort. The staff are excellent and very knowledgeable and everyone most obliging. Hope to return soon.

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3Thank JamesSloan553
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We can't recommend Capella Lodge highly enough. Yes it is expensive. Yes, Lord Howe isn't the easiest to get to. But it really is worth every cent. Every last detail in the hotel is perfect. We visited on our "mini-moon" after our wedding and were truly blown away with how well they looked after us. As the hotel is tucked...

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3Thank dan-robins
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed here over for 4 days over the long weekend we had our flight cancelled on the day we arrived and on the day we left which can be common. The staff are warm, approachable and take service to a new level. Their is absolutely nothing pompous or pretentious about the staff, they were simply incredible to deal with...

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1Thank mesctravel
Burradoo, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had a 7 day break on this beautiful island in this fantastic lodge. On our last visit a couple of years ago we commented on how much we loved the place and it has outdone itself again. We are great fans of the way Mark and Libby run this place - they have an easy and relaxed approach, which...

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Quirindi, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

From Airport Pickup to Airport Drop-off our week staying at Capella was simply superb. When we departed yesterday our one thought was how great the feeling is to wish we had a couple of more days to enjoy our holiday. All members of staff were professional, friendly and unobtrusive whilst ensuring we were fully involved in all activities, of our...

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had to continue pinching ourselves each day as our stay couldn't have been any more wonderful - the staff, the views, the grounds, the food and drinks were all five star. This was the best trip together we've ever had and staying at Capella Lodge was absolute heaven. I highly recommend it!

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This has to be the best service we have received in Australia, if not in any of our travels. Relaxed, friendly and knowledgeable staff made this stay for us. Combine the amazing scenery on-top of the fantastic food from very creative and flexible back of house team meant we only wanted to extend our stay for another few nights. (We...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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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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“The suites at the western end of the resort provide the best of the panoramic views,”
 of 5 bubbles richardgS3923CF, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lidgbird Pavillion is worth the extra!”
 of 5 bubbles cathym731, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a view however the Loft rooms are better or Lidgbird Pavilion if you can splash out”
 of 5 bubbles CeliaC344, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lodge rooms have a balcony and would highly recommend.”
 of 5 bubbles mesctravel, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The finest views on the island are available from all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Airedale-Burradoo, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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