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Hapuku Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2014

What a place - truly awesome and a must stay for whale watchers. The architects have done such a good job here with high quality materials. The views (sea and mountains) are stunning. Sunrise and sundown both gorgeous.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We stayed towards the end of an amazing Christmas & NY trip to North & South Island. We spent our first night in one of the tree houses & the second in the main house . Both were excellent . The this is a very relaxing stay in a great spot with a stunning mountainous backdrop. The owners are husband...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 January 2014

In our three weeks in New Zealand, I don't think anything approached the luxury of Hapuku Lodge. Everything is tended to here, down to the last detail. The service is top-notch, the food is spectacular, and the views may be the most stunning views I saw in New Zealand. Of course, there's supply and demand, and staying at Hapuku Lodge...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2014

If you're like us you won't be able to stay for long - as it certainly isn't cheap - but what it is is unique and outstanding. The view back to the mountains from the top floor of our "family" (two story) tree house was breathtaking. The tree house itself was wonderful - beautifully designed and appointed. The dinner was...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 January 2014

a snafu with the reservation when we arrived which they fixed quickly. We went attracted by the rooms at tree houses, which didn't disappoint. beautiful views. loved swimming at the pool (a bit cold) by the (smelly) deer, fantastic experience overall. food was delicious. walk to the beach to see the sunset was unforgettable. expensive but we only live once,...

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Miami
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Following a long trip from the east coast of the USA to the South Island we decided on a few days to decompress at Hapuku just outside of Kaikora. A 90 minute drive from the airport brought us to this unique setting where we settled in to a top floor of the tree house. This is not your average tree...

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Texas
Reviewed 15 January 2014

We were impressed upon arrival, but staying for a second night generated even more appreciation of the establishment. The "Tree Houses" are very well appointed - and their interior design is really something to see. We stayed in a "two story", with parents upstairs and teens down. Be mindful that the lower room is not quite as fabulous as the...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 January 2014

We stayed at a lot of places in new Zealand but Hapuku Lodge was the most amazing place. we stayed two nights in the lovely suite, which was wonderfully designed and life was perfect! Great food, get the crayfish! Owh and drink lots of manhattans pre-dinner they are delicious. And Chris is the nicest hotelmanager i have ever met... Omg...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Hapuku Lodge is such a special place. We stayed in a family tree hut (Piwakawaka) for two nights (Jan 4/5) and our 12 year old daughter thought she'd landed in heaven as much as we did. Her room felt quite separate to ours, as far as she was concerned (such grown-up luxury from her perspective!) but of course was completely...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Wonderful place to stay more than one night! Design suite, nice dinner and great views. Even though we were the only couple with 2 young children in the hotel we had a warm welcome and everything was provided to make our stay perfect.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hapuku Lodge and Tree Houses is distinctive boutique luxury accommodation set on a deer farm and olive grove in one of the world's most beautiful locations, between the Kaikoura Mountains and the Pacific Coast of New Zealand's South Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hapuku Lodge

Address: State Highway 1 At Station Road, RD 1, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: €618 - €882 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hapuku Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Treehouse is amazing!”
EnaLEnaL, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great scenery, unbelievable food and service, luxurious bedding”
mkdmalibu, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms in a lodge, but if you're going to stay here go for a treehouse!!!”
jessicak326, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Tree House”
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Lots_of_Baggage, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Definitely choose a treehouse!”
queenieb97, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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