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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We can't recommend Capella Lodge highly enough. Yes it is expensive. Yes, Lord Howe isn't the easiest to get to. But it really is worth every cent. Every last detail in the hotel is perfect. We visited on our "mini-moon" after our wedding and were truly blown away with how well they looked after us. As the hotel is tucked...

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4Thank dan-robins
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed here over for 4 days over the long weekend we had our flight cancelled on the day we arrived and on the day we left which can be common. The staff are warm, approachable and take service to a new level. Their is absolutely nothing pompous or pretentious about the staff, they were simply incredible to deal with...

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1Thank mesctravel
Burradoo, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had a 7 day break on this beautiful island in this fantastic lodge. On our last visit a couple of years ago we commented on how much we loved the place and it has outdone itself again. We are great fans of the way Mark and Libby run this place - they have an easy and relaxed approach, which...

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Quirindi, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

From Airport Pickup to Airport Drop-off our week staying at Capella was simply superb. When we departed yesterday our one thought was how great the feeling is to wish we had a couple of more days to enjoy our holiday. All members of staff were professional, friendly and unobtrusive whilst ensuring we were fully involved in all activities, of our...

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Thank JudiMG
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had to continue pinching ourselves each day as our stay couldn't have been any more wonderful - the staff, the views, the grounds, the food and drinks were all five star. This was the best trip together we've ever had and staying at Capella Lodge was absolute heaven. I highly recommend it!

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Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This has to be the best service we have received in Australia, if not in any of our travels. Relaxed, friendly and knowledgeable staff made this stay for us. Combine the amazing scenery on-top of the fantastic food from very creative and flexible back of house team meant we only wanted to extend our stay for another few nights. (We...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We eloped here to Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island, in 2006 and had a wonderful wedding - one that involved Capella's managers as witnesses and the Island's Deputy Administrator taking on the role of Celebrant. Capella Lodge was very a special place then and it's still a very special place now, 10 years later. The excellent service, lovely rooms, delicious...

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2Thank Lorraine A
Sydney
Reviewed 23 August 2016

For years friends raved about how beautiful, unspoiled and magical this small, volcanic outcrop, World Heritage listed, paradise island is and we had it on our bucket list. However, being part of New South Wales our home state, and only a 2 hour flight away, we had neglected coming as opposed to venturing farther afield. What a mistake! There aren't...

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1Thank annierodSydney
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Great food, wonderful service, lovely fine dining restaurant, innovative a la carte menu, would easily meet and exceed in many cases Sydney top restaurant standard. The superb service of their capable and professional staff deserves another mention - it's warm and welcoming and delivered with character and style. Loved pre dinner drinks as we had a range of totally innovative...

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Thank chris f
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Can't say enough positive things about the Capella or Lord Howe Island. We went for our anniversary earlier this year and had the best time. The Lodge and the service in particular really made the trip special. Everyone goes well out of their way to make sure you are having the best time possible (whatever that might be for you)....

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Amenities

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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
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • 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: €918 - €1,906 (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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“All rooms would have a spectacular view”
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“From what we saw, we don't think you could get a bad room at this property.”
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“There are only 9 rooms and they are all exceptional.”
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“The suites at the western end of the resort provide the best of the panoramic views,”
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