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Okiwa Bay Lodge

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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Our modern lodge caters for people who enjoy peace and tranquillity and the special things that nature has to offer. Whether you are just looking for a night’s rest after your walk along the Queen Charlotte Track, or wanting a few days "away from it all", the warm hospitality of your hosts Susie and Martin will ensure that your stay is a memorable one.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Picton Aerodrome14 km
Blenheim Airport27 km
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I stayed with Susie and Martin last week and such lovely people deserve such a beautiful place. They gave such a warm welcome that to say it felt like a home away from home just isn't enough. The luxurious bed was unbelievably comfortable, even with...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank coco1376
Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are always delighted to share our "Piece of Paradise" with people who appreciate the natural beauty of this wonderful land. We do hope that you will be able to return in the near future so that...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Okiwa Bay Lodge for two nights while on our honeymoon in New Zealand. The lodge was lovely located up on a hill with amazing views of the lake. Our hosts, Susie and Martin were very welcoming and friendly and...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Sandra A
Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. It is always our pleasure to share our home and its beautiful views and surroundings with travellers from around the world. We are certainly a perfect base for exploring this wonderful region with all its attributes. We do...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018

While on a 3-day motorcycle tour through Nelson and Takaka, my friends and I stayed 1 night at the Okiwa Bay Lodge. Martin and Susie are incredible hosts and chefs. The steep, winding, crushed rock road immediately reveals the work, attention, and love invested into...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 27 October 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We were so delighted that you were all able to enjoy our panoramic views and the wild life we have around the property. The swim at Anakiwa was a real bonus!! We do hope that you will...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Views you can only dream about, in a beautiful house with amazing hosts. Suzie prepares fantastic meals and Martin the perfect companion in making guests feel like this is a home away from home! Recommend to all who love a place to relax amongst good...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Richard G
Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a real pleasure to have you to stay and share our "Piece of Paradise". We were so glad you were able to experience some of the wonderful local walks and of course visit some of...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

My wife and I could not have been more pleased with our two-night stay at the Okiwa Bay Lodge in April (unless it had been longer). The location is fabulous, on a hillside providing stunning views of Okiwa Bay and Queen Charlotte Sound (see attached...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Richard S
Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We do have a very "Special Place" here at Okiwa Bay Lodge. It gives us a great deal of pleasure to share our home and enable visitors to experience the wonderful views which are so unique....More

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"If you like hot tubs, stay in the downstairs bedroom for privacy and quick access to the outdoor tub. Bring..."
25 Oct 2018
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"The room was clean, comfortable & well maintained"
17 Mar 2018
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"The suite had the best space with the best view."
13 Mar 2018
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"Room with a view! "
8 Mar 2018
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US$209 - US$241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandMarlborough RegionAnakiwa
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