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River Valley Lodge

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Outdoor spa bath
Outdoor spa bath
Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished
Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of River Valley Lodge

River Valley Lodge

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
266 Mangahoata Road RD2, Pukeokahu

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTaihape Town Hall53 min drive
  • Popular LocationTongariro Alpine Crossing117 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Taupo119 min drive

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About this area

Pukeokahu

Located in Pukeokahu, River Valley Lodge is in a rural area and on a river. Local points of interest include Mt Stewart Reserve, Taihape Town Hall, and Taihape Gumboot.

What's nearby

  • Mt Stewart Reserve - 53 min drive
  • Taihape Town Hall - 53 min drive
  • Taihape Gumboot - 53 min drive
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing - 117 min drive
  • Lake Taupo - 119 min drive

Restaurants

  • The River Valley Lodge — 1 min walk

About this property

River Valley Lodge

Riverside lodge with sauna and spa services
A bar/lounge, a sauna and a coffee shop/café are available at this lodge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, spa services and a microwave in a common area. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and showers. Guests can enjoy heated floors, and other standard amenities include fridges, microwaves and hobs.
River Valley Lodge offers 9 forms of accommodation with shared/communal kitchens and free toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Pukeokahu lodge provides complimentary wireless Internet access. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the lodge include a spa tub and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge) up to 30 kilometers

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: NZD 10-20 per person
  • 1 coffee shop
  • 1 bar/lounge

Things to do

  • Fishing
  • Horse riding/hire
  • Rafting
  • Sauna
  • Spa services
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Full-sized fridge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Griddle
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Hob
  • Toaster

More

  • Heated floors
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to Bar after 4pm
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 12 July and 28 July.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25.0 per day.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 10 and NZD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

River Valley Lodge Taihape
River Valley Taihape
River Valley Lodge Lodge
River Valley Lodge Pukeokahu
River Valley Lodge Lodge Pukeokahu

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 8 out of 16 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 16 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 16 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 16 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 16 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location. Wonderful staff. No tv in bedroom which was FANTASTIC!! Stone throw away from river. Had a noisy, but friendly stag party. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Met nice people.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful
This was a lovely place to stay, lovely staff, nestled in nature, with the bush and river. Well off the beaten track! The food was great, the service was excellent.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A bit of a trek but a great location! I would come back.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2019