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Lake Paringa Lodge

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Wanaka, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

My adult son and I stayed here in a terrific rain storm . It was sooo clean and tidy and cosy . The kitchen was well -equipped and again spotless. You need to have your own food as there is nothing for 50 kms either side.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

If you are around this is THE place you have to stop for amazing time.Peaceful, quiet and beautiful with lake, this spot is awesome, and more, peoples who own it are fantastic. It is a family story, legacy,and they have pleasure to share it with you with a lovely smile. It is truth, human being and sharing and you have...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Wonderful place in a tranquil location, the cabins are spacious, very neat and clean and the hosts are just wonderful!! I would stay longer next time and paddle the lake (free kayaks!) or go for a bush walk as one of the kaka conservation areas is close by.

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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We were very happy to find this place at the very last minute! Because we were not prepared to stay here, we didn't have enough food for the dinner and breakfast. Plus the closest town for the market was 50km away. The host lady kindly provided the patties she made for very good price and I have to say they...

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Greymouth
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Stayed at Lake Paringa Lodge this weekend while on a photography trip. Ken was as friendly as usual and the room comfy. This must be one of the most peaceful and scenic places to stay on the West Coast. The units are a bit more basic that what you'd expect in a big city and there is no TV as...

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2013

I stayed in Lake Paringa Lodge with my partner during our trip around New Zealand. We used a self contained cabin. It was very clean and the beds were very confortable. The kitchen was fully equiped and the bathroom was good. In the common room in the main house there is Sky TV (with all the extras!), a big kitchen...

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Monterey, California
Reviewed 6 August 2013

My husband and I got into a car accident and we drove in the rain trying to find help/loding. We finally chance upon Lake Paringa Lodge - but the host told us it was full for the night!! We explained our situation to him and he offered us the spare guestroom. It was a clean, simple room - a heater,...

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Reviewed 2 January 2013

Ken and his wife were great hosts We only ended up at this idic location due to. the accommodation up at fox and franz being booked out. Ended up great for us. We even got the boat on the lake and caught a trout !!! Budget prices good fair value spot Clean great value for a family of 5

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 8 May 2012

We stayed here one night in studio. Accommodation is basic, but everything is in place as expected. kitchnette equipments were old and tired, the main is, it was cold and damp. Heating facilities are not good. But the location is beautiful, kind of staying in wilderness, there is no nearby town or shops , so its mandatory that we either...

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Honiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Basic accomodation, but the price reflects that and that is what your expectation should be. What a stunning location. They have built a T shaped jetty into the Lake edge and we sat there with some wine, heaven. The owners are very helpful, the place is very peaceful. Stock up on food before you get there as it is wonderfuly...

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Address: State Highway 6, Lake Paringa, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Fox Glacier
Number of rooms: 17
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“It all depends on your budget. The location is stunning and the price is budget. If you want comfort the motel-style units are great or if you are travelling on a tight budget the smaller units with bunk beds and bring your own bedding are fine too.”
 of 5 bubbles Murry_Cave, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Not suitable for winters”
 of 5 bubbles PravinSurya, 7 May 2012 | Read review
“Ask for adjoining units if you can't all fit into one.”
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 of 5 bubbles wanderers5, 11 Jan 2012 | Read review
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