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John and Frey - Auckland NZ
We stayed in the elegant garden apartment for 4 nights and have never experienced such 5 star hospitality. What you see in the photos is really what you get - the garden apartment is truly a luxurious and beautifully decorated apartment, with great furnishings that make your heart melt. Jen and Mark have created an exceptional home in beautiful surroundings. John and I were always well fed with delicious baking, and a wonderful breakfast (not to mention the lovely pavlova). I would recommend this lodge over any 5 star hotel as you will get completely spoilt and looked after. We really found it hard to go back home as Lauchlan Lodge is truly an unforgettable paradise, and we would genuinely love to go back. Thank you again!

H.R.H Prince Raanui DAUNASSANS-POMARE and Moana GOUPIL - Tahiti, French Polynesia.

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Dear Jen and Mark

We would like to take this opportunity to thank both of you for your kindness and hospitality. Jen truly is the nicest person we have met in New Zealand!

We will never forget your exquisite cuisine and especially your delicious Pavlova. It was just wonderful! I can’t yet believe why we went to a fine dining restaurant when we first arrived, if we had have just known!

Brian and Kathlene - Opotiki, Murry and Alice - Christcurch, Bryan (Cheify) and Suzanne - Christcurch AKA Robe Brigade
Hi Jen & Mark, first a great thanks to you both for a great weekend! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and your hospitality. Attached are a few photos from our stay, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. The fire and pizza oven were a great hit!!

Grant and Tania McKenzie - Christchuch N.Z. Thank-you for making our stay so memorable.Your attention to detail is beyond compere. We thought the Sting concert would be the highlight but our accommodation and your hopitality completed the picture. Thank you for making our Valentines day so special.

Maggie Dixon - London England.
Jen and Mark you have created a small piece of paradise and I have been privileged to refresh my mind and soul in your company. The food was just fabulous. Dinner was wonderful with outstanding presentation, all served up with your wonderful personalities. Thank you so much, I hate to leave.

Mary Lou and Will Smith - Plano Dallas Texas U.S.A.
Thank you for the wonderful stay. We arrived in wet soggy weather to a wonderful warm reception with hot tea, coffee and cookies. What a delight! Such a restful setting and an exceptional breakfast; so many delicious things - fresh fruit, bacon, eggs sauages etc. We were full for the day! Many Thanks for your hospitality and kindness making our stay in Napier so memorable.

Sally Lyons - Perth WA Australia
Wow! What a gem in every sense of the word. I think of all the places I've stayed and this Lodge has an intimacy and attention to detail that the best hotels find hard to deliver. Love pours from every detail that hosts Jenny and Mark do so naturally. Congratulations -I would recommend this to everyone that cares about excellence.

Jacqui Watson
Thank you for sharing your amazing hospitality with us. I have stayed at several "Luxury" hotels in Europe and I am delighted to say that Lauchlan Lodge raises the bar! Your breakfasts in particular topped what I had at the Dorchester or MayFair in London! I adore these memories, truly you have created an accommodation gem. Can't wait to spread the word! Lots of Love Jacqui Watson.

H.R.H Prince Raanui and Moana Goupil with Mark and Jen
Robe Brigade
Sally Lyons
165 Breckenridge Road - R.D 3 Taradale - Napier 4183 - Hawkes Bay - New Zealand - PH 068447248
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