I’ve stayed here several times. There are no better hosts on Earth than Dawn and Mark Dowling. Rooms are very large, quiet and comfortable. Just an extraordinary accommodation and represents the best of New Zealand!
The Dock Bay Lodge is super. The room, the views, the people, are wonderful. We had a problem with our passports and Dawn and Mark (proprietors) were very helpful in keeping track of them in New Zealand Post. The facility is well situated outside of Te Anau for getting into town…
My husband and I, and our nephew stayed at Dock Bay Lodge at the end of our amazing New Zealand trip. The place has stunning views, is quiet and restful - and is a very short hop toTe Anau. Susan made us feel right at home. Beautiful property, great amenities and comfortable…
This lodge has a golf course and very nice view! Breakfast was prepared daily by Susan. The rooms were clean and spacious. They also have a gym room and a sauna. Definitely a great place to stay at in Te Anau if you want some quiet time.
My wife and I stayed at Dock Bay Lodge for three nights, and greatly enjoyed our visit. The lodge is very charming and a wonderful B&B experience. It really felt more like a visit with old friends Dawn and Mark (the owners, who we had never met previously) than a stay at a…
"Leave room assignments to the innkeepers. All rooms have peaceful and beautiful views."
"I would recommend a room which looks directly out over the lake."
"I expect all four rooms will be equivalent. There is one on the ground floor that might help some guests."
"Every room has its unique qualities and special views.... thanks to the unique spot the Lodge sits on."
"Ask for a lake/golf course view."