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A lodge is a place that provides temporary accommodation in exchange for payment. A lodge is usually smaller than a hotel. It is usually a place that provides only accommodation and there is no provision for meals - though a kitchen us often provided. It is normally a stand-alone building used in certain seasons for certain activities. We usually use the word lodge to describe a house or hut in the country or in the mountains where people stay on holiday. Often in rural and rustic places like beaches, forests, and mountain tops. Guests may stay in the lodge for several days.

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Lis & Rob Tate

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Cloud free skies gave us spectacular views of the night sky, including the milky way, without light pollution. All the areas around Lake Tekapo are amazing. Drive just out of town along some dirt roads, get isolated and enjoy the view!