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    Makoura Lodge

    736 Makoura Road | Rd 1, Apiti 4771, New Zealand
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (9)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (5)

    • Excellent63%
    • Very good36%
    • Average0%
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    24 Feb 2017
    12 Dec 2016
    “A hidden gem, truly!”
    Free Parking
    Room Service
    4 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

    A truly hidden gem in the Manawatu! Drove down from Auckland and never regretted it! Food was great by Chef Kimberly and she gave us 100% of her time and perfect hosting! Enjoyed out time horse tracking! Love the place! Would definitely come back!

    Thank Jerry L
    Response from Makoura, Manager at Makoura Lodge

    Thank you very much for your review Jerry, it was great to have you here!

    Reviewed 12 December 2016

    We are a family of four, on our first road trip to North Island this late November. So glad to have found Makoura Lodge (on TripAdvisor), and be able to include this amazing place on the itinerary. It nearly didn’t happen! But thank goodness it...More

    1  Thank gwanhoe
    Response from Makoura, Manager at Makoura Lodge

    Wow Gwan! Thank you for your lovely, lovely review!! Your family were so welcomed here and was so nice to have guests all the way from Singapore. Thank you for visiting us :) Take care.

    Reviewed 30 September 2016

    My husband and I got married at Makoura Lodge and spent the entire 3rd weekend in September out there with all of our closest friends and family, I can honestly say I don't understand why engaged couples would get married anywhere else. Makoura Lodge, Kimberley,...More

    Thank Alice H
    Response from Makoura, Manager at Makoura Lodge

    Thank you Alice for your lovely review

    Reviewed 30 July 2016

    The remote lodge is an impressive wooden building surrounded by a massive estate that begs to be explored. Horse, 4x4, take your pick, you'll want to do it all to see it all. Kimberly and Chris are the loveliest of hosts, taking the time to...More

    Thank Robin_Laura
    Reviewed 17 December 2015

    Customer Service was excellent, facilities were clean and inviting and "Nothing was a Problem." The location is simply stunning, food and accommodation brilliant. It is certainly a slice of paradise with lots to do and experience.

    Thank Pauline1005
    Response from Makoura, Manager at Makoura Lodge

    Thank you!

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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    Traveller (9)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (26)
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    Melissa G
    is a 4wd needed to get to the property off the main road ? we'd like to book the riverside cabin
    20 January 2017|
    Response from Makoura | Property representative |
    Hi Melissa It is needed, if you don't have one we provide transport at no extra cost :)
    Hi. I would like to know about the horse treks experience for half day. The itinerary, the foods serve and any other details. Thank you.
    24 March 2016|
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