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10 reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

With our teenage son we stayed for 4 nights and all loved the venue.explored the top half of catlins on day one, relaxed for the second day then explored the other half all the way to invercargill! So nice to come back to our place in Paradise. Pauline and Willy were so hospitable. Thanks.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 November 2014

Truly lovely little place. Wonderful way to get in touch with nature. The unit we stayed in (Lighthouse) was perfect for transitioning from driving to experiencing the calm and stillness amist the rugged and wild beauty this very special place in Aotearoa has to offer. We would absolutley stay at Nugget Lodge again.

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Reviewed 6 November 2014

We stayed in the Lighthouse room on the top floor and couldn't believe the setting. The surf rolls in beneath you, the sun rises over the sea as you lie in a very comfortable bed facing what is to me the perfect view. To the North the beach stretches up the Catlins coast and we spotted a sea lion lolling... More 

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Thank Michelle B
Beijing, China
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Lovely house facing breaktaking views, Pauline and Willy are extremly friendly and knowlegeable, really enjoyed talking with them. Wonderful stay, can see lighthouse from the terrace. definately recommend to others!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

A wonderful top-floor B&B apartment (Lighthouse Unit) perched at the edge of rocks with spectacular views across the wild Catlins coast and beaches. About 5 km from the nearest shop and pub restaurant at Kaka Point: 3 km is partially sealed road winding along the coast. The unit is well-designed: warm and compact with bed (sloping ceiling), sofa, table &... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

We were on a family holiday when we stayed in the SeaLion Unit at Nugget Lodge, and it didn't disappoint. There were a couple of downsides, in that our upstairs neighbours in the Lighthouse Unit got up at 5:15am and clomped around for 2 hours, when we had intended to wake, and that the hot water cylinder for their unit... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

'Lighthouse Unit' definitely preferable. However we have stayed in the Ground Floor Unit 'Sealion' which is still fantastic. Outstanding Ocean and Coast views. We found copious numbers of Mussels (only took legal 25 p/p ) on the rocks nearby. Either lie in Bed or sit on the Lounge Suite and absorb the sensational views. If you wish you can be... More 

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Thank John T
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

So glad we stayed at Nugget Lodge. Pauline was very friendly and offered great advice for where to see sea lions. Had we been traveling west, she had all sorts of maps and brochures to give us regarding the Catlins. The unit is very well equipped and had one of the few ovens we had during our 2 week trip.... More 

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

What a beautiful place. We only stayed for 1 night but wished we could have stayed longer. It is overlooking the beach and the sunrise and is in a perfect position. At dawn we visited the seals on the beach. We were delivered an excellent breakfast in the morning. Would have preferred the upstairs (Lighthouse) unit but it had already... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 February 2014

We stayed in the Lighthouse Unit for 3 nights and it was absolutely fantastic. The accommodation was great with all the facilities you need to be self-sufficient if you want to be and the views .....!! From our bed(!) you could look out over the sea and once out of bed you could look out on the lighthouse (about a... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Nugget Lodge

Address: 367 The Nuggets Road, R.D. 1, Kaka Point, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Kaka Point
Price Range: $120 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Sealion for garden.”
 of 5 bubbles MartinBDevon, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“worth paying the extra for the Lighthouse room”
 of 5 bubbles dags111, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in the Lighthouse, great views”
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 of 5 bubbles wendymN7853NZ, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Lighthouse Unit”
 of 5 bubbles AlpinaNZ, 26 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If possible Book the 'Lighthouse Unit' however rather than miss out the 'Sealion Unit' will suffice.”
 of 5 bubbles JakoAussie, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
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