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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The biggest log cabin in the southern hemisphere! This place is a welcome stop over on the road to Kaikoura or Hanmer Springs, the new owners are incredibly friendly and welcoming. I didn't eat there but the chef/owner described the menu and it sounded delicious, he is extremely enthusiastic and passionate about his business. The roaring log fire with sofas...

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Thank Hayle388
Kaikoura, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We have been visiting there for may years in the winter after skiing up the mountain and it was always warm and welcoming......however, this time we stopped in for a drink on our way home it did not have the same feel......there is usually a lovely huge log fire burning (all day) to welcome you as you walk in but...

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1Thank nathalie1jones
Management response:

Oops Our apologies Nathalie - we are new owners. Have checked the calendar as to what was happening on that day. Sometimes things happen which are out of our control and that day it did. We hope you'll drop in for a coffee on us.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stayed in our motorhome with a powered site. Very reasonably priced and the bathrooms were heated. So nice on a cold morning. Hosts went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. Had a lovely evening meal by the open fire. Would definitely recommend to others and would definitely stay again.

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Thank Wiitchypoo
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Many thanks Witchypoo We are meeting some wonderful people who are stopping in or returning to stay. We work hard to accommodate you all as new owners - we're loving it.

Reviewed 2 November 2015

I cannot praise highly enough this venue and its managers and staff. Mel organised everything for us and all our requests were exceeded. We celebrated a 50th birthday bash on Halloween night - with decorations, costumes, themes etc - it was a magnificent night and one I will never forget. The accommodation was clean, food was perfect and entertainment was...

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Thank Hanmer_Apartments
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Good accommodation perfect for both winter or summer time. Super atmosphare with the fireplace. One of the most magical places in the south island to spend a fwe days and relax. The outdoor spa adds that extra element. Great friendly staff and nice food. Highly recommended!

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Thank Libor L
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We went away with two children under six years old and had an amazing holiday at the lodge. The staff were so accommodating towards us and our children, the options to keep the kids entertained were endless....I am looking forward to our next adventure there very very soon. Thank you so much. The winning point for he kids was the...

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Thank Anna S
Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2015

stayed in the lodge and i was very surprised at how comfy the bed was. Great price! We didnt want to spend 'lots' on accommodation. Loved the relaxed atmosphere, the fire, the endless supply of marshmellows, our dinner was also yum

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Thank Charmaine R
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Liked the staff, room, activities to do and food. Wonderful comfortable atmosphere. We were so well looked after.

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Thank Cant0n5
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We just had a mini family reunion at Lyford and were so well looked after by the amazing staff I just have to write them a review. We had 20 in our group and the children were allowed to run and play all over. Great kids play room and food was no problem for them as well as adults. We...

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Thank Cant0n5
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge just one night en route from the Picton ferry to Methven, but would happily have stayed longer. It had been a long day, and we received a warm welcome from Marcello (my daughter was quite taken with the way he sat down at our table like a friend when he took our orders). The food...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Mt Lyford Lodge Accommodation - we have a variety of options to cater for a wide range of needs and desires. 6 Motel Rooms: $150 per night for 2 people $20 per night per extra person These rooms have an en-suite and kitchenette Each room has a queen bed. Extra people - 3 rooms have a bunk and 3 have a single bed 4 Double Rooms: $90 per night for 2 people $20 per night per extra person Queen bed and a single Shared kitchen and bathroom facilities 3 Bunk Rooms: $30 per person per night. Two of our bunk rooms sleep 12 & the other sleeps 9. Shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. Campervan sites: $25 per night for 2 people $15 night per extra person 10 powered sites, access to kitchen and bathroom facilities Tent Sites: $10 per person with access to kitchen & bathroom facilities Something Extra: Spa pools - $5 per person per day for those who are staying at the Lodge and $7 for casual visitors. New Owners: We welcome you all Angela & Tony Hunt and Jenny Yeoman ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt Lyford Lodge

Address: 10 Mt Lyford Forest Drive | Inland Kaikoura Road, Waiau, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Waiau
Number of rooms: 10
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