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2314 Shenandoah Highway Sh 65, Murchison 7077 New Zealand
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#5 of 7 Speciality lodging in Murchison
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Maruia River Retreat is the perfect base to explore the South Island of New Zealand. As NZ's nature and wellbeing destination, Maruia River Retreat offers peace, tranquility and relaxed luxury accommodations within a 500-acre nature estate with its own nature walks, access to the Maruia River for swimming and fishing and within easy drives to the nearby West Coast, Nelson, Kaikoura and Christchurch. The Retreat offers forest bathing experiences in its outdoor hot tub, Finnish sauna and massage treatments at its Wellness Spa. The newly-refurbished villas are beautifully appointed with luxury linen, idyllic views of the rivers and mountains within meters from your doorstep. Adventure activities can also be organised for white water rafting, nature walks and guided tours, private yoga classes and even cooking classes with the Resident Chef. It is the ideal place for rest, relaxation and reconnection with nature.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Game room
Hiking
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Secured parking
Wifi
Yoga room
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Billiards
Fishing
Patio
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Video game console
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Open-air bath
Steam room
Adults only
Baggage storage
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Dining area
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Seating area
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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2314 Shenandoah Highway Sh 65, Murchison 7077 New Zealand
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Rhys E wrote a review Feb 2021
Cardiff, United Kingdom3 contributions
Maruia River Retreat is an absolute gem nestled in amongst the trees. The accommodation was comfortable, clean and well maintained with a lovely balcony overlooking the river. The food was amazing and I would highly recommend having dinner there! I will absolutely be revisiting this amazing gem!
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your very encouraging feedback! We loved having you over and we truly hope that the good rest and time you had continues to linger on the rest of your days. We look forward to your return.
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Kerry C wrote a review Nov 2020
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I travelled here in late Spring for a two night retreat stay and had my expectations exceeded on every level. The rooms and main area are well-appointed and immaculately clean; the surroundings are indescribably beautiful. The food was elegantly simple and delicious and the outdoor hot tub and the two saunas made me so relaxed that I slept like a log on the super comfortable bed. Lasse’s morning yoga classes were the perfect start to my days. Most of all, though, I loved the warmth, care and professionalism that Christina and Lasse showed myself and the other guests. They genuinely want their visitors to have a wonderful time, and it shows in every detail they attend to. Though I was a single traveller among couples I never felt out of place. If you want or need a few days of beauty and peace and unobtrusive attentiveness to recharge yourself, then go to Maruia River Retreat. I left feeling rejuvenated and 10 years younger! I look forward to returning again as soon as I can
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your encouraging and kind words. We appreciate the details you noticed and we are happy that you were able to enjoy your solo time in great company of others and nature. We look forward to your return.
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Simon B wrote a review Feb 2021
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We had a lovely overnight visit on our way North. The rooms are very comfortable and roomy with beautiful views of the river and surrounding mountains. The service was friendly and attentive. The evening meal was very good and the drinks list had been thoughtfully put together featuring local products. The hot tub under the stars in amongst the trees was superb.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for the lovely description of your stay even if it was just for one night. We look forward to your return.
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nancy y wrote a review Feb 2021
Wellington, New Zealand8 contributions1 helpful vote
I recently spent two nights at Maruia River Retreat and experienced the most peaceful. relaxing stay. The location is beautiful. Floating in the hot tub among the trees at the riverside was amazing. I've never relaxed so much. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the area. They make you feel very welcome and at home. Local, fresh ingredients are used in the meals which were all delicious. The suites are beautifully appointed with views of the river and hills. I will definitely be returning to enjoy another wonderful holiday. Thank you Maruia River Retreat.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Room Tip: The 1 bedroom villa is amazing. Next to a stream which can be heard all night if you keep the...
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Nancy! Thank you so much for the wonderful telling of your stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your time relaxing and being one with nature. We look forward to your return and will be in touch for our upcoming retreats. Enjoy the rest of your week and til we meet again.
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Maree F wrote a review Feb 2021
Wellington1 contribution
What a lovely, peaceful place Maruia River Retreat is. The location was perfect, wonderful hosts and the food was amazing. Christina (host) is an amazing yoga instructor. If you need some time out in lovely natural surroundings this is the place to go.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you Maree for the kind words and it was so nice to have your energy for our first retreat of the year. We look forward to seeing you again. Have a lovely rest of days ahead.
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US$213 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionMurchison
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about Maruia River Retreat
What are some of the property amenities at Maruia River Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Maruia River Retreat?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Maruia River Retreat?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Maruia River Retreat?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Maruia River Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Maruia River Retreat have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Maruia River Retreat offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Maruia River Retreat?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Maruia River Retreat offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Is Maruia River Retreat accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.