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Safari Lodge

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Horsfield Bay, Australia
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Trish and Ray were perfect hosts, friendly and attentive with a wealth of local knowledge. The Safari Lodge has been beautifully restored with the perfect balance of interesting items from Africa and beautiful Victorian features. The breakfast was delicious as well. The Safari Lodge is a perfect B&B, and the reason why we prefer them over a hotel.

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Thank Julie A
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay - our hosts were great company and the spa pool was an extra that we both loved. The rooms are a good size and the property is both clean and full of character. Breakfast was very well prepared and the portion sizes just right. Recommended 100%.

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Thank Peter N
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is a lovely home within walking distance of Queens Park and a 5 min car ride to Invercargill. Trish and Ray gave us many options regarding dinner restaurants and we found both ( Cabbage Tree and Waxy O'Shea) were great. The guest lounge is very comfortable, which as we stayed in the Leopard room, was good as the room...

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Thank marketkid
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This old victorian mansion has been restored and configured into a great B&B. The architecture and details are beautiful and professionally done. The hosts were friendly and engaging without being intrusive. An overall great experience and would highly recommend staying here.

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Thank adamant213
Murrysville, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Trish and Ray were awesome hosts. They shared with us information on the history of their home and their stay in Africa. They went out of their way to make sure we had a great time during our 2 day stay.

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Jalon
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We stayed in the elephant room (see photo) with 4 poster bed, fantastic. Breakfast was lovely with fresh fruit, cereal, yoghurt and coffee or tea as you like it! Me? cappucino! Also a cooked breakfast, whatever you wanted! Very friendly owners, Trish and Ray. We will remember our stay here for many years to come!

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Thank 406BettyD
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Chris was very welcoming and we had a really large room with everything we could possibly ask for and more - a very generous host. Bed very comfortable, shower pressure was FANTASTIC and breakfast delicious.

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Thank Judy F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We just spent two nights at this wonderful b&b. The accommodation was superb; everything you could want and more. We loved the African theme throughout the house which was originally built in 1902 and lovingly restored by the present owners. Ray and Chris were perfect hosts providing a delicious and plentiful breakfast and helping us find a great restaurant for...

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Thank Anne W
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Charming Victorian B & B. House has been restored with loving care and attention to detail, beautiful spacious bedrooms, very comfortable beds, excellent breakfast, perfect tea, owners are delightful company, reasonably priced. Would stay here again if we return to New Zealand. Ignore the bad review titled "lovely room of death". They should have known better if they have issues...

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Thank Lisa C
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2016

The Safari lodge is about a 15 min walk to the center of Invercargill. It is a renovated historic home that the hosts spent many years lovingly restoring. There are several rooms with an African theme and all are well appointed and large. You feel as though you have stepped back in time to "Periot" and expect a murder mystery...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Safari Lodge is luxury heritage 4 star plus accommodation situated 2 kilometers from Invercargill CBD, 1 kilometer from the information centre and 300 meters from Invercargill’s botanical gardens. Safari Lodge is one of Invercargill’s stately homes lovingly restored by present owners with a large display of African Art for guests to enjoy. All rooms have ensuites, in-house cafe with home cooked meals available on request Tariff includes drinks and nibbles on arrival plus continental and cooked breakfast served in the morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Safari Lodge

Address: 51 Herbert Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Price Range: $206 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Loved the luxury and privacy / view from the Rhino room.”
snickertyboo, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Just ask the owners!”
adamant213, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had elephant room, very spacious, bit of road noise but not unbearable. Rooms to the back of the house would be quieter if you need that.”
lisacJ2839OJ, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are quite large, talk to Trish she will give you an honest opinion of which would suit you.”
marcels442, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are on 2nd floor and they are all quiet.”
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