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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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1Thank 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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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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Melbourne
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Lord Howe is a beautiful, unspoilt island. There are plenty of hikes, the beaches are clear and it is a super relaxed type of place. Capella sits away from the main "town" (keep in mind the island has a full time population of around 300, so the town is a few buildings). The lodge is isolated and looks over the...

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1Thank Scott S
Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We spent 4 relaxing days at Capella Lodge. Our holiday was made so enjoyable by the excellent managers and their team of dedicated staff. The Lodge itself is relatively small and pleasantly furnished without being luxurious. The Lounge area though encourages people to gather around the fire at night and chat whilst enjoying the excellent canapes and drinks. The Dining...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We have just returned from a short stay on Lord Howe Island. In a word, absolutely amazing! Okay, that was two words, but one just couldn’t do it justice. The Island is like something out of a movie – a touch of Jurassic Park, a bit of Castaway etc. It’s an unspoiled tropical Island, without the problems that the tropics...

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2Thank Graham H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Rather than repeat how fabulous Capella is, you should just GO, as it's really everything that has been said and more. ... so refined is the experience that its beauty is absorbed into your system... that's why everybody leaves softer and always smiling. Dreams of nature, romance of the senses - comfort for the spirit that unconsciously deals with everyday...

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1Thank Alex B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2016

My husband and I have been to LHI a few times, always staying at a different lodge. This time we decided to go all out as it is unlikely that we will be back. Capella is expensive... but a very, very special experience. Nothing was too much trouble, all the staff were friendly and extremely helpful without being 'over the...

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3Thank pebble2016
Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to find Lord Howe Island while searching the Internet for a one-of-a-kind honeymoon. Itself one of the most beautiful places we have ever visited, the island was made only better by staying at Capella. The lodge is everything that the reviews say and more. It is worth every penny and every hour of travel. We will...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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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: €909 - €1,887 (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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