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Piha, New Zealand
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9 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful staff and owners when we wanted to stay an extra night they sorted it and helped us with transport to check out the local area too. Room was comfortable, warm and quiet so all in all a great place to stay.

Thank pihatony
Northland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We arrived off the Otago Rail Trail just in time to catch the All Blacks vs Pumas on the big screen in the bar. I had a very nice glass (or 3) of 5malt speights and a Porterhouse steak, eggs and chips. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. After the game we returned to our lodge to read TripAdvisor's ratings... More 

Thank mattldk63
Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night, room was clean and had tea coffee etc, very clean, bed was comfortable too which was a plus! Staff were very nice and helpful! We ate in the public bar area, you could have chosen 2 other eating areas too btw but the fire was roaring! Food was great, lamb shanks, a little longer in... More 

Thank Ian W
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45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had a lamb shank which was a bit tough but I enjoyed the mashed potato and other steamed veges. I was relieved to find the Hotel open as there were not many other options in the township. Nice and warm.

Thank Debbie D
Auckland, New Zealand
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195 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We booked a table here prior to arriving in Ranfurly which was a good thing as it was very busy. The service was great however this is probably the only positive. When we arrived we went to the bar and were told our table was around the corner, unfortunately there was only one menu but that's ok. We ordered our... More 

1 Thank mckje885
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110 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Having driven past this old hotel a couple of times on previous trips we decided to stay for a night. It is ideally situated for visits to some of the old mining towns of Otago. We opted for the rooms with en-suite facilities as there are some rooms with shared bathrooms. The rooms are a bit dated and the outlook... More 

Thank barbelbasher
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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104 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Classic rural Kiwi pub. Nothing flash but decent dinner with some good local Otago Wines available by the glass. Good southern hospitality. They will pick you up and deliver you back where you are staying complimentary although many places easily walkable as its in the central of the town and all very flat for walking. Only disappointment we paid about... More 

Thank K1W1China
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A lovely old art deco building with a typical country pub feel. The staff were all friendly and welcoming happy to chat about our day. Along with the usual Speight's beverage range they also offered an extensive classic pub menu but with the choice of a light serving instead of the usual gigantic offering, this was a good idea for... More 

Thank 384john
New Lambton
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492 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We didn't stay here, but the Art Deco decor etc is lovely. We ate here , however, and the good was very good- top quality pub food. The chicken, bacon and Camembert pizza was delicious- we ate some cold for lunch the next day on the rail trail- and my rib eye steak with pepper corn sauce was excellent. Lovely... More 

Thank Gregory D
Auckland, New Zealand
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80 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Beautiful historic building with a popular pub. They offer many choices including light meals, pizzas, salads, mains and desserts. Lamb shanks, beef schnitzels and chicken salad were great. Very good local wines.

Thank Nina B

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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the historic rural Art Deco hotel of the South Island built in 1934, and conveniently situated on the Central Otago Rail Trail, which has become an icon of this area. Thousands of people bike the trail every year to see wide open spaces and breath-taking scenery. In winter, the snow capped mountains will leave you feeling like you've just found paradise. As an all year round destination the area offers the rail trail, cycling, hiking, fishing, historic gold mining sites and Indoor Curling year round and in the winter Outdoor Curling, ice-skating, and the popular ice-luge . Your hosts, Leonie and Barry along with their staff are looking forward welcoming you. OUR HISTORIC HOTEL OFFERS: •Breakfast, lunch & full a'la carte dining in our Art Deco restaurant/cafe with a wide selection of Central Otago wines • A Sports Bar with 60-inch TV, fantastic bar meals, pool table, self service TAB & gaming machines • Comfortable ensuite & share facilities rooms for up to 35 people (bookings essential during Rail Trail Season)• Guest lounge with TV, a balcony overlooking the main street and tea & coffee making facilities • Wi-fi facilities • Hot spa for those weary bones & muscles • Guest laundry facilities available • A bottle store with a wide selection of beer, wine & liquers. • A Secure place to lock up your bikes. Do consider us for your next stop in this Central Otago Oasis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ranfurly Hotel

Address: 10 Charlemont Street | Ranfurly, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Ranfurly
Price Range: $107 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“We only went in for dinner so unable to comment on the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 384john, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go to another Hotel or Motel to get a better room.”
 of 5 bubbles blackdog47, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room somewhere else!!!”
 of 5 bubbles DebsM685, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles LawrenceD442, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Don't eat at the restaurant!”
 of 5 bubbles 602daveb602, 7 May 2014 | Read review
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