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Mellonsfolly is unbelievable, you really do have to see it to believe it. An amazing hotel... read more

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Fiona M
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Tauranga
Wow what an adventure!

Came here for a friends birthday weekend and it was amazing! What an experience. A real cowboy... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
traceyd483
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1 week ago
“Outstanding”
Jun 8, 2017
“Wow what an adventure! ”
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At the Old West Town you step back in time and experience the charm of the Old West. We offer a total Western experience from our western activities and lip smackin cowboy cuisine, to our luxurious premium rooms, elegantly furnished in Victorian...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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440 Crotons Road | Ruatiti Valley, Raetihi 4696, New Zealand
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+64 27 702 3158
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mellonsfolly is unbelievable, you really do have to see it to believe it. An amazing hotel, absolute attention to detail in everything from decor to the fantastic food. The staff are superb, the accommodation is so comfortable (the most amazing beds). We had 18 staff...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Came here for a friends birthday weekend and it was amazing! What an experience. A real cowboy town in the middle of no where. The food was fantastic and the staff could not have been more helpful.

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank traceyd483
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Wow!! What a fabulous experience. Pancho, Rosita, Lady Bell, Jack and the team all made sure we had a fantastic weekend. So authentic, great food, great decor, spotlessly clean rooms, amazing super comfy beds and nothing was too much trouble. Thank you so much.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Frasercove
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Now this place is amazing. It is so different and even if you are not into country or cowboys the whole experience is brilliant. The experience is so different and the offering including rooms food activities food service and did i mention food and service...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank IanS4724
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had one night in this wonderful location, hoping we can get back there one day. The way they have built this replica wild west town is incredible. The attention to detail is outstanding and you are able to really immerse yourself in the wild...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank HawthorneHB
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Amazing place with an attention to detail I've not seen before. The accommodation is outstanding. The staff are friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed as part of a group of friends who all got into the spirit of the Wild West. Which made for a fun night. Dinner and breakfast were both great. Good quality food. Great presentation. We stayed in the Doc Holiday room. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 3 January 2017

From the moment we arrived at Mellonsfolly, we were transported to a different place and time. It's ages since we've done something so utterly engaging, unique and fun - I really can't recommend it enough! The accommodation is beautiful - both the decor, the linens...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Safarinjema2014
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I've been four times now and always feel like it's the first time I've set foot in this amazing place. The accommodation is 5 star and the beds are amazing! The hosts Rosita and Pancho always put on a visit to remember and the food...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank AmandaRaeBartley
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Mellonsfolly took my breath away from the minute we arrived. Was in awe of every little bit. The service provided by Rosita and Pancho and the rest of the crew was above and beyond and the detail and character of the place is next to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank annemorganwebster
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iank958
18 January 2018|
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Response from LyndaHoc | Property representative |
Our Day Trippers package is $120 for an adult. We do require a minimum of 10 guests to secure a booking date.
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iank958
18 January 2018|
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Response from LyndaHoc | Property representative |
Hi there. We close down June/July for maintenance but operate the rest of the year.
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