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Capella Lodge

2.1 miles from Lord Howe Island centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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Lagoon Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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Bundall, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Capella is fabulous. Southern Ocean Lodge Fabulous. Maybe Uluru next time for us. Great staff, service,chefs,management,locations. The best 5 star accommodation in Australia. Would recommend the above two to the most discerning traveller. Totally satisfied.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Initially Lord Howe Island is stunning, and an oasis of tranquility and natural beauty. We have been to Caribbean islands and Lord Howe has it all, if not more with the reef, but is not overcrowded due to the strict restriction on the number of tourists. Capella Lodge is the 5 star resort on the Island and the accommodation food...

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Miranda, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent 7 nights in the Makambo Loft at Capella and I'll describe a typical day for us. Wake up in the most comfortable king bed we've ever slept in to a stunning panoramic view of the mountains and sea, if you're like my husband perhaps wake up a little earlier and wander down to Lovers Bay with a fishing...

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1Thank Lisa H
Ipswich
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small luxury hotel set on a hill overlooking this beautiful tropical island in the middle of nowhere literally hundreds of miles from your nearest neighbours is about as good as it gets The location is only equalled by the service, the friendly staff make you feel like one of the family and the food is exquisite. Less than 2...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hosts and staff are friendly and so helpful, nothing is too much trouble. The food is fantastic and the property is well situated. BUT, I completely agree with the opinion of a recent reviewer that the lodge falls short in comparison to others in the group/category (and price range), e.g. Longitude 131, Cape Lodge etc. The rooms are nice...

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BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Capella Lodge, responded to this review

Dear hearts21 Thank you for your review which mentions so many highlights of your stay – from the warm service offered by our team headed up by Mark and Libby, our wonderful lodge managers, to the great cuisine and special location. That some elements fell short in your opinion is disappointing. Capella is inspired by the carefree spirit of the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry of my english. My cousin and I spent there three perfect days! The staff was extremely nice, kind and always ready to help. The location was wondelful and the landscape made you feel in paradise. It was a magical stay and I will always remember the beautiful island that takes you to heaven

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Middle Island, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

capella is one of the best experiences we have ever had.we have traveled all six populated continents and capella is in the top three we have stayed in worldwide.the staff makes one feel like family.the service is over the top.the food all locally sourced is truly amazing.the lodge managers ,libby and mark,are masterful at attending to all of your needs...

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Bayville, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a extended holiday in New Zealand and Australia with my wife, brother, and sister-in-law, we stayed in six deluxe accommodations. This was the best of them all, by common agreement. The staff (Sally, Libby, Mark, Caitlin, Anna, Calliope, and Victoria) could not have been more accommodating.

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Thank gmann2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Mark & Libby our hosts at capella are Lovely .. so kind & nice as are all the staff but the min we arrived we both thought ... oh?? It is really lovely but it's not wow. The roo. Decor is Slight dated and for the price (which is ALOT) there's no air-conditioning. Sorry .. but in this heat it...

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BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Capella Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Vivienne B, Thanks so much for posting this review of your recent stay at Capella Lodge. We're glad you liked so many aspects of the Lodge - the service, the food, the fabulous managers Mark and Libby, the ambience and Lord Howe Island itself! Of course we’d like to address the matter of climate control. The island's governing council,...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have visited many exclusive lodges and resorts around the world and enjoyed great hospitality. Capella Lodge stands out for its exceptional team of hosts who delight in helping, answering silly questions, and in every respect going the extra mile to make your holiday experience unforgettable. The venue is gorgeous based on a beautiful semi tropical island, the rooms and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Celebrated as the pinnacle of luxury on World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island, Capella Lodge rests atop romantic Lovers Bay. An inspired architectural design welcomes spectacular views of the ocean, reef and mountains into the Lodge.A short flight from Australia’s east coast transports visitors to a real ‘treasure island’. Capella’s nine contemporary island-style suites are designed to complement Lord Howe’s pristine natural environment. Luxurious surrounds, exceptional island-inspired dining and unforgettable ‘first-name’ service combine to create an outstanding Lord Howe Island lodging experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Capella Lodge

Address: Lagoon Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
Region: Australia > Lord Howe Island
Price Range: £800 - £1,662 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Capella Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Capella Resort All Inclusive
Capella Hotel Lord Howe Island
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“We loved the Makambo loft with the spa”
 of 5 bubbles lisahT2822ZE, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want to tour the Island by Golf trolley best to boo before you go as they only have 2”
 of 5 bubbles Thrial, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't worry. Mountain and water can't be beat. #1 has its own pool.”
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“All rooms would have a spectacular view”
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