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Reviewed 28 December 2010

From the moment we drove up to the stunning Mudcastle, to the meeting of hosts Kevin & Glenys, and the tour around the unique & individual guest rooms; We knew this was the place for our October wedding reception! The textured outdoor waterfall & rocks were perfect for our photos & the romantic inside was an intimate environment for our...

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1Thank NatalieLing
London
Reviewed 13 June 2010

This is the most amazing place we stayed in when we visited NZ. Glenys and Kevin are amazing hosts, who have created a unique adobe mud castle, filled with a million interesting and unusual treasures... the perfect setting for a wedding or event, and absolute peace and tranquillity in every direction. Cannot recommend highly enough!

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3Thank Sue010
Gothenburg
Reviewed 3 April 2010

We had our wedding at the mudcastle. It is an amazing wedding venue! Beautiful setting amongst the hills! Glenys and Kevin were so friendly and accommodating and made our weekend very special. We are, with no doubt, coming back to the mudcastle! It is a real treat, we all loved it! I would strongly recommend a visit!

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1Thank Luicella
Guatemala
Reviewed 17 February 2010

I have never stayed in such an awe inspiring place! Kevin and Glenys have done such a marvelous job and all their years of hard work and no holidays have resulted in a place that livens the senses and makes you feel a million bucks! The themeing is brilliant, the surroundings spectacular, the food ravishing and the hosts friendly and...

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3Thank Shmisa
Melbourne
Reviewed 16 February 2010

Seriously you couldn't ask for any better when you stay here. The accomodation is beautiful (we had our own private pool), the rooms are spotless and any service you want you get at the drop of a hat. The breakfast you get is so good it's almost ridiculous and the location is so peaceful whilst it's only a short drive...

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2Thank sharkmad7
australia
Reviewed 1 February 2010

My now husband and I stayed here the night before and the night of our wedding. I actaully got ready in one of the suites and we would both highly recommend everything about this place. Glenys and Kevin are amazing hosts and the breakfasts are out of this world! The surroundings were stunning and the attention to detail and small...

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2Thank bunnyaus
Stratford, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 June 2009

I know that I am going to run out of space before I even start to write this review !! I was fortunate enough to visit the Mudcastle in April 2009 - I'm a travel agent and I visited with a group of 20 clients. I deliberately hadn't told my clients much about where we were going, as I wanted...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A castle in the beautiful Upper Moutere, offering luxurious rooms and delicious breakfasts. Being such an impressive and unique place to stay we have also become a very popular choice as a wedding venue. We take pride in providing friendly hospitality and ensuring that your stay is a very special and memorable one. We know you won't be disappointed. Your hosts, Glenys and Kevin Johnston. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mudcastle

Address: 640 Neudorf Road, Upper Moutere, Mapua 7144, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Mapua > Upper Moutere
Price Range: €260 - €1,307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Mudcastle 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The room in the outside turret was the most unique but all of them were quirky.”
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“The honeymoon turret is exceptional, however, elderly people may prefer the honeymoon pool suite due to it all being on one level.”
 of 5 bubbles shonaandmarkt, 9 Jan 2014 | Read review
“go for the suites! it's well worth the higher price.”
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