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Wellington and the Wairarapa Hotels

Lake Ferry Hotel

  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • If you like the feeling of being at the end of the earth, this is for you
  • You'll also love the food and the friendly welcome

Cons

  • Don't expect the Ritz
  • No en suites

Updated 02/18/2014

Fodor's Review

The North Island's southernmost pub sits almost on the beach, with breathtaking views across Cape Palliser to the South Island's Kaikoura Ranges, at this no-frills hotel. The rooms are plain, but having a drink on the deck at sunset is an unbeatable experience. The menu ($$$) focuses on fish. The local, classic whitebait fritters are served on salad greens with tomato salsa. This place is so Kiwi, you get a chocolate fish with your cappuccino. (Chocolate fish are iconic

Kiwi candy, chocolate-covered pink marshmallows.)

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Hotel Information

Address:

Lake Ferry, Lake Ferry, 5772, New Zealand

Phone:

06-307–7831

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 8 rooms, 1 with shower; 1 10-bunk dorm
  • Breakfast

Updated 02/18/2014

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