OUR DELIGHTED GUESTS
FROM START TO FINISH IT WAS JUST PERFECT
Chris and I celebrated our wedding day at The Lodge in Pauatahanui in spring of this year and wow what a day it turned out to be. From start to finish it was just perfect. We can’t speak highly enough of the service, the food and most importantly the attention to detail that made our wedding day and the lead up to it the best it could ever have been. Peter and his team are real professionals and nothing was too much trouble. This venue is second to none!
Tracey and Chris
OUR WEDDING WAS AMAZING
Our wedding was amazing I want to thank Pete and the team at The Lodge the food and the venue were exceptional. We had a fantastic time thank you.
COULDN’T HAVE WISHED FOR A BETTER NIGHT
We held our wedding at The Lodge and couldn’t have wished for a better night. We really enjoyed both the venue and the services they provided. Our original wedding date of June 21st had to be delayed after stormy weather brought down power lines and trees, leaving the property with no access and no power. Our hosts, Peter and Viv, did everything in their power to ensure that our day was a happy one and rescheduled our original plans at no extra cost.
They were relaxed but efficient with all of the pre-wedding planning and their experience with holding events clearly shows with some of the suggestions they made. We hired the Vue and Harbour Vue areas so had a bar area for our guests to mingle before the ceremony, an area for the ceremony and then we moved into the larger dining area for dinner and dancing. All the linen, tables, chairs, plates and cutlery etc were included in the room hire.
We went for a $70/person buffet menu and the food was plentiful (my family have BIG appetites!) and delicious. One of our gluten free guests was impressed that they remembered her requesting gluten free options when the canapés were being served and were able to point out gluten free options at dinner without her asking.
The cake was cut and displayed amazingly and they even lent us the stand and knife for the party we held on the original date in lieu of the postponed wedding. A quiet space was also kindly provided for a new baby to sleep undisturbed. Our wedding was mid-winter so the open fires were roaring and mulled wine was served but I think it would be equally as nice in Summer as the balcony areas are extensive and have great views of the inlet. We don’t hesitate in recommending The Lodge to anyone looking for the perfect venue for their wedding!
Joan and Mark Bailey
EXCEEDED OUR WILDEST EXPECTATIONS
Thank you to you and your staff for making our special day perfect. Thank you all so very much. The whole day went so smoothly and we were all very impressed with the delicious food, the wonderful friendly staff ( special thanks to Pippa and yourself) and the awesome venue. We could not have wished for a more perfect day - everything exceeded our wildest expectations. Is it too early to make a booking for our 60th? Of course I am joking, but if we are fortunate enough to be here to celebrate that event we most definitely will be booking with you again. Once again, many thanks to all concerned.
Bruce and Helen Scott-Hill
THE PERFECT ESCAPE
Our wedding was such a magical day, all the more so thanks to Peter and the lovely team at The Lodge! Such a beautiful setting, amongst the rolling hills and greenery of Pauatahanui, it truly is the perfect escape for a secluded and private event! The management team were professional and friendly, willing to do all they can to make our reception vision a reality, we found the staff absolutely delightful to deal with! My wife and I did not worry about anything during the whole night, the team at The Lodge had everything under control, leaving us to relax and enjoy the celebrations! We fully recommend you use Peter and The Lodge team to host your next event!
Ropeti & Keiti Taito
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