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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Beautiful hotel with wonderful hosts! I would recommend this hotel to everyone wishing to relax and enjoy the beautiful landscape New Zealand has to offer. Hosts are extremely kind and friendly (felt as if I was in my own house)

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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this review

Wow thanks for your great review we just loved having you to stay at Matuka and to learn about your country , it certainly made us feel that we would love to visit one day. We hope the rest of your travels went well and hope you may one day return to NZ, Take care very warm wishes from Matuka...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Absolute pleasure staying at this beautiful accommodation set on a private lake. Jo and Pete our hosts were very informative about the area and were so welcoming we just about felt like we were staying with family.

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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a great review we so appreciate you doing so.So loved having you to stay at Matuka and feel as though we said goodbye to friends. With our best wishes Pete and Jo

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing scenic location. Every attention to detail thought of. Hosts were welcoming and friendly. Beautiful house & rooms were comfortable. Drinks on the veranda overlooking the private lake is very relaxing& a wonderful way to close the day. 5 star breakfast personally cooked for us in the morning.

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Dear TrishC Thank you for your review.Loved the fact that you could sit out on the deck we have only had a few days good enough lately to do so. A lot more snow on the mountains this morning but I guess that's spring for you!! Take care and hope we may see you again one day. Kindest regards Pete...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Most luxurious lodge in the Mt Cook area. We enjoyed fabulous hospitality from the hosts, luxurious bedroom and bathroom, and picture-perfect views over surrounding mountains. Our only regret is that we only stayed one night!

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Thank you so much for taking your time to write such a lovely review we always love our 'Aussie' guests,have new snow on the mountains today!!hope we may see you back one day, Best regards Jo and Pete

Magnetic Island, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed at Matuka for 2 nights as a group of six and were fortunate enough to have the lodge all to ourselves. I have no hesitation in saying that this was one of the best places that we've ever stayed in from all of our travels around the world. The hosts Jo and Pete do an exceptional job in...

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Thank you for your fantastic review and all we can say is that we had the best experience having you all to stay at Matuka. Such fun having your own personal chef so pleased that it worked well for you,that is the advantage of booking the entire lodge out! We hope that the reminiscing tour went well it would have...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Treat yourself to a wonderful stay at this beautifully appointed luxury lodge. You will be welcomed as a guest and leave as a friend-it really is a special place with magnificent views of the alps across the lake. There are four suites and the two end ones have a bath with stunning views while soaking up the luxury. Jo and...

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OwnerMatukaLodge, Owner at Matuka Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Eloise G Thank you so much for your lovely review.So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, we loved having you and like you we feel you left as our friends and hope we may meet again. Warmest regards to you both, Pete and Jo

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Matuka Lodge was a delightful place to stay. We loved everything, from the gorgeous views from our bedroom window overlooking the pond and snow capped mountains to the comfy bed and delicious home cooked breakfasts. Jo & Peter were so welcoming & did everything they could to make our stay enjoyable. Would love to come back and stay again sometime.

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Hi Robynmichaelm Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review we loved having you to stay.This week we have had another dusting of snow so the Ben Ohau's are looking majestic although we are back to lighting the fire! Hope the rest of your trip went well we would love to see you back one day, Best regards...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Jo and peter were so welcoming, we only stayed there 1 night and really wished we stayed at least 2! Views of the night sky were beautiful, I really appreciated the outdoor seats to view the night sky! Room was spacious and very clean! We will definitely be back!

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Hi Kurni1 We wish you could have stayed longer as well !thank you for your lovely review so pleased that you liked our new star gazing area our guests have been out there a lot lately last night was amazing. Very best wishes to you both, Pete and Jo

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I'm not sure where to begin with this one. Sadly we only had 1 night at Matuka. Within 24 hours of leaving, I missed Jo & Peter so much I had to send them pictures of our day and an email. We were on a motorcycle. The place is fabulous..the room AMAZING (huge tub, the best amenities..everything you need..even an...

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Dear Taratv and yours, Well wow a fab review thank you so much and it was the same for us just loved having you and what fun turning up on that gorgeous machine!!Thank you for sending me the photos we just love to keep in touch with our guests and what they are up to in our little piece of...

Dunsandel, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2016

there was nothing we could fault about this place and the hosts are amazingly friendly people. Go there you'll love it!! the views are really awesome. the rooms are so comfortable. The breakfast is amazing.

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Hi Sarah014, Thank you for writing a lovely review we love having our kiwi guests to stay!! Kindest regards Jo

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the magic of Matuka Lodge, situated in a tranquil rural setting, 3km from Twizel, gateway to Mt Cook National Park, halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown. Choose from one of our four luxurious king rooms, each with a stunning mountain view, and enjoy 5 star comfort in a casually elegant atmosphere. An exceptional experience awaits you at Matuka Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matuka Lodge

Address: 395 Glen Lyon Road, Twizel 7944, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: €187 - €260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Matuka Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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