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accommodation | luxury lodges | accommodation_passes
If you are after luxury accommodation, with excellent friendly service, in some of the most magnificent landscapes in the world, then any one of the following New Zealand Lodges is perfect for you.
northland & bay of islands
the lodge at kauri cliffs
Matauri Bay Road, Matauri Bay, Northland
Set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, Northland, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama, which can be viewed from the verandahs, lounge, card and dining rooms.
kawaha point lodge
171 Kawaha Point Road, Rotorua
Kawaha Point Lodge is a restored family lodge on the shores of Lake Rotorua, with Spectacular views, and set in beautiful mature gardens - this lodge is extremely well suited to those in search of luxury and tranquility. The lodge is located only minutes from New Zealand's cultural and thermal wonderland, Rotorua, and has a variety of activities close by including, golf, fishing, thermal hot pools, and Maori cultural shows.
Lake Tarawera RD 5, Rotorua
Solitaire Lodge is situated on the shores of Lake Tarawera and is only twenty minutes drive from Rotorua Airport. Solitaire Lodge nestles on a secluded and elevated promontory which provides breathtaking views across the Lake to the grandeur of Mount Tarawera to the east. Relax in front of the open fire with a pre-dinner drink in the main lounge and enjoy the spectacular views over the lake to the mountain.
central & lower north island
Huka Falls Road, Taupo
One of the most exclusive vacation destinations in the Southern hemisphere, Huka Lodge provides standards of hospitality seldom achieved. Originally designed as a fishing lodge in the 1920's Huka Lodge has quickly established an international reputation for fine wine and hospitality amidst great natural beauty and tranquility. The Lodge is situated 300 metres above the Huka Falls in seven hectares of park-like grounds, which include a tennis court, hot pool and also a petanque court. The main lodge is a welcoming haven warmed by blazing log fires to warm you after a days fishing in Lake Taupo, which provides one of the world's best rainbow trout fishing - If it is golf your prefer - there are eight world class golf courses close by including Wairakei - rated as one of the top 50 international courses.
844 Maungatautari Rd, Lake Karapiro
Maungatautari Lodge is a finely crafted, purpose built small luxury hotel that breaks the conventional mould. Situated on a 16 hectare working farm and thoroughbred breeding operation, the Lodge features 2.5 hectares of new parkland. Within the gardens taking full advantage of the extensive views of Lake Karapiro, are a swimming pool, petanque court and chip and putt golf area.
canterbury & christchurch
Hapuku Road, 12km north of Kaikoura on Stage Highway 1
Hapuku Lodge is a contemporary country inn located 12km north of the renowned eco-marine town of Kaikoura on New Zealand’s South Island. Settled within an expansive deer farm and 1000 tree olive grove, Hapuku Lodge is situated in one of the most spectacular settings, nestled between the Kaikoura Seaward Mountain Range and Mangamaunu Bay. Many and varied activities await you in Kaikoura from whale watching, swimming with dolphins and hiking.
State Highway 73, Nera Cass, Canterbury
Grasmere Lodge - High Country Retreat - where luxury and natural splendor come together in the heart of the Southern Alps Built in 1858, the original limestone homestead, now the core of the lodge, introduces you to the style of personal pampering that has earned it a number of awards. While away the hours beside the heated swimming pool and hillside wine cellar, unwind in the leather-bound comforts of the library, or turn your energies to tennis, kayaking, mountain biking or the seasonal farm activities. Local activities include trout fishing in a variety of nearby lakes and rivers, tramping or leisurely walks in the native beech forests and in the winter skiing on a choice of the 5 nearby ski fields.
kapitea ridge country lodge
Chesterfield Road, Hokitika
A setting of beautiful rainforest and uninterrupted magical views of the Tasman Sea, make Kapitea Ridge Country Lodge a unique and special place of tranquil relaxation and luxury. Lodge guests enjoy a specifically created blend of comfort, privacy and sophistication, all in tune with nature. The Lodge's seven luxury guest rooms (all with ensuites) are fully equipped with generous facilities and services, including the indulgence of bedside chocolates and a self-service wagon of freshly baked cookies, coffee and herbal teas.
queenstown & wanaka
Farrycroft Row, Closeburn, Queenstown
Matakauri Lodge is one of New Zealand's most private and serene vacation retreats Nestled among bush on the edge of Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown. Matakauri Lodge offers absolute comfort as well as stunning views. Amongst the towering mountain peaks and edged by native New Zealand bush and high country pasture the lake environs provide a natural haven for wonderful bird life, wildlife and an abundance of trout. Guests can enjoy a wide range of facilities including the spa pavilion with its sauna, out door hot tub, massage and beauty therapy room, also an exercise room, wine cellar, golf driving net, petanque, croquet lawn.