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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cabin we stayed in was nice, clean, warm and had comfortable beds and a green surrounding. Also nice to have a bar with tasty beer on the premises. On the negative side the children's playground was really dated and next to a not so child friendly generator. Also, they tried to charge us for the stay although we had...

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Paul B, Owner at Catlins Kiwi Holiday Park at McLean Falls, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice words, the restaurant is very popular. The generator is unfortunately really necessary as we have power outages in this part of the world and our guests get really unhappy if they can't dine during a power failure. The play set is a functional for little kids I agree, there are lots of walks and things...

New York
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in the gorgeous Catlins for a few days. Stayed one night. Room was good with 2 separate beds and private shower/toilet facilities. We chose this for the private facilities - and of course you pay extra for this. Nice appointed room. Ate at the Whistling Dog restaurant. Very nice meal (blue cod fish and chips). Lovely presentation. However,...

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Paul B, Owner at Catlins Kiwi Holiday Park at McLean Falls, responded to this review

Thanks for you nice comments, Lisa. The restaurant is the "Whistling Frog", but I do like the "Whistling Dog," kind of fun! We do stay open for the later Caves, but being so remote, we just run out of staff hours...! They work like mad for our guests. They are often there till 10 pm at night, and breakfast is...

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

55 dollars for 2 people for one night and RVs have to park in a gravel car park. No grass area near rv, no picnic table no view. It's worth 25 dollars. We are in one now with a lake view, grassy areas and 38 dollars

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ISPIDunedin, Owner at Catlins Kiwi Holiday Park at McLean Falls, responded to this review

Andrew, You forgot to mention that we are in a gorgeous temperate rainforest, where it rains a lot and you are now in Central Otago, where it is rocky, dry and barren, but does have a lake..! It's all great. What can I say? I'm not being mean, I'm being honest... Enjoy where you are... If I put you on...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We paid for a tent site and it was ok. Nothing special, common areas also typical camping. It was so far the most expensive camping in NZ for me and definitely not the best one. Free Wifi codes that we got were not working at our site and also not in common areas... Nice thing that the restaurant is nearby.

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Paul B, Owner at Catlins Kiwi Holiday Park at McLean Falls, responded to this review

Camping is camping, not glamping. Not the most expensive that's for sure, it does include showers, common room, wifi, dvd hire. But it is more expensive than DOC, which is heavily subsidised by the local taxpayers for our overseas visitors who now feel that we are ripping them off at $20 for all facilities, so probably need a wee reality...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I stayed overnight here on a weekend trip down around the Catlins area. The location of the Holiday Park is lovely surrounded by bush and with the Whistling Frog Cafe & Restaurant as part of the complex, then this was the ideal place to stop. It was a cold night so our electric blankets were most welcomed. The room had...

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Paul B, Owner at Catlins Kiwi Holiday Park at McLean Falls, responded to this review

Thanks for your very honest review...

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 16 December 2016

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2016

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Do you want value for money, free wifi and to stay at the most central location to all the iconic attractions? The Catlins Kiwi Holiday Park at McLean Falls is perfectly situated in the heart of the Catlins Rainforest. This provides an ideal home-base to enjoy not only the nearby McLean Falls and Cathedral Caves, but North and South Catlins attractions as well. Our Accommodation ranges from budget beds to luxurious chalets and cottages, suiting everyone's needs and budget. We even have all your meals sorted with our very excellent acclaimed Whistling Frog Cafe, which is our fully licensed restaurant and bar for all day dining and evening meals. One of the few places in the Catlins that offers such amenities and convinience. Ideal for couples, families, tours and groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Catlins Kiwi Holiday Park at McLean Falls

Address: 9 Rewcastle Road | off Chaslands Highway, Chaslands 9586, New Zealand (Formerly McLean Falls Motels & Holiday Park)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Chaslands
Price Range: £44 - £104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Catlins Kiwi Holiday Park at McLean Falls 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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