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    Manakau Lodge

    198b Parsons Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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    04/12/2017 05/12/2017
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

    Don't let anyone tell you Kaikoura is closed. It's not, it's open for business. Yes they need your help & dollars. But it's a great destination. Whale watching is open as are all the restaurants & there are some great ones too. Try the 'Green...More

    Thank miketeresamcb
    Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 17 May 2017

    Many thanks for posting your review, and for your encouraging words for fellow travellers. It has been a very difficult year for all of us here, and we greatly appreciate you coming to visit, despite the disruption. It is so rewarding for us to know...More

    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    Only four rooms, each with a small patio and lovely views, some of the mounjtains and some of the sea. Cordial host, perfect breakfasts, helpful advice on the area ( we were there a few weeks after an earthquake, with some roads closed). QAuiet location,...More

    Thank 101coastie
    Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 17 May 2017

    Well, what a compliment indeed! Thank you for reviewing your stay, and thank you for visiting us during what has been a very difficult situation for all of us in Kaikoura. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed it so much, despite the challenges!

    Reviewed 4 March 2017

    Best place to stay in Kaikoura area. Stunning views and host is a nice and honest person. He makes a really nice breakfast. Had the see the best sunrise of my life. The advantage to be there with a jetlagMore

    Thank Rut G
    Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 5 March 2017

    Many thanks for posting your review! It is especially pleasing to know that your stay was so enjoyable, not least as it came about after a last-minute change to your travel plans and indeed you were celebrating your honeymoon! So I am delighted we were...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2017

    As others have said, Kaikoura is open for business and would love to see tourism come back. Neil is an outstanding host and a wealth of knowledge about the area. We enjoyed our mountain view room immensely, views were breath taking. Sun in the afternoon,...More

    Thank Happy415
    Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 5 March 2017

    Thank you for very kind words, not just about us but about Kaikoura itself. We are grateful to you for coming here, grateful for you encouraging others to follow, and thank you for choosing us for your stay. All good wishes.

    Reviewed 28 February 2017

    Manakau Lodge is only four years old and beautifully set-up for guests. The King size bed is really comfy and the bathroom very well appointed and stocked with lovely toiletries. Choose the mountain view rooms. The sea is lovely but the mountains are even more...More

    Thank Jewelsworld
    Response from ManakauLodge, Owner at Manakau LodgeResponded 5 March 2017

    I can only thank you most sincerely for posting a review so helpful to other travellers and so complimentary to us. I am delighted to know that the extra effort made to get here proved itself to be so worthwhile, and we would be delighted...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$209 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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