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Mataura Lodge Athol

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum 
Holiday Rental House
Mataura Lodge Athol is immaculately renovated and situated in an idyllic rural setting. Located in private large gardens, only 45. minutes from Queenstown along the Southern Scenic Route toward Te Anu, it is perfect for a couples retreat or take advantage of our additional spaces to make this an ideal home for a family or group getaways. Mataura Lodge comes with unique Southland and Otago history. Starting life in the King Edward Army Barracks, built circa 1939, the building served to accommodate soldiers during wartimes. It then moved on to become a temporary home for New Zealand immigrants, seeking a new life in this beautiful country. Although the building has been completely renovated, original features remain. The floor boards in the main living area have been lovely restored and ref...Mataura Lodge Athol is immaculately renovated and situated in an idyllic rural setting. Located in private large gardens, only 45. minutes from Queenstown along the Southern Scenic Route toward Te Anu, it is perfect for a couples retreat or take advantage of our additional spaces to make this an ideal home for a family or group getaways. Mataura Lodge comes with unique Southland and Otago history. Starting life in the King Edward Army Barracks, built circa 1939, the building served to accommodate soldiers during wartimes. It then moved on to become a temporary home for New Zealand immigrants, seeking a new life in this beautiful country. Although the building has been completely renovated, original features remain. The floor boards in the main living area have been lovely restored and refitted, meaning you will be walking on a small part of history. Living Spaces included: Master Bedroom with King bed, private en suite and private sitting room King Bedroom One with King bed, sharing a Jack n Jill bathroom with King Bedroom Two King Bedroom Two with King bed, sharing Jack n Jill bathroom with King Bedroom One Fully equipped kitchen Spacious lounge and dining Rural views
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
House Rules are simply to act respectfully... exactly how you would act in your own home.. or your Mothers.. Guests must clean BBQ before departure. Noise: Please be considerate to your neighbours at all times Also, please do not invite any persons who are not booked to stay in the cottage as the reservation is strictly limited to the confirmed guests only. Please be aware that there is a total year round fire ban in the area – no open flames allowed outside.
Bedrooms
1 Super King2 Kings1 Sofa
Bathrooms
2 Full baths

Meet the host
Jason A
Hosting since May 2019
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsYou can have as much or as little contact with us as you like. We will be available for you at all times during your stay, although we don not live on site. Most of the time we will be just down the road on our small farm so are at hand should you need any assistance.

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jimgB913SR
Newcastle, Australia4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Best accommodation on our trip
Fantastic experience. The hosts were more than helpful and friendly. The dinner that was prepared for us was truly delicious. 5 stars all round .
Visited December 2023
Written 8 December 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

TNT
TNT
28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A bit of luxury
Lovely place to stay, a bit of luxury along the Around the Mountains cycle trail. Historical house is tastefully decorated. Beds were extremely comfortable. Very welcoming hosts. Good meals at the Brown Trout just down the road.
Visited October 2020
Written 18 October 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Private yard
  • Terrace
Entertainment
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Tennis court
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Scenic views
  • Mountain views
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Cycling areas
Indoor amenities
  • Fireplace

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About the neighbourhood
Athol has long been a favourite location for fishing, with the Mataura and Orieti Rivers providing some of the best dry fly fishing in the world. The lodge is also perfectly situated providing easy access to some of the best cycling and mountain bike tracks in New Zealand, which offers a great way to get out and truly experience the beauty of this part of New Zealand. Athol has two popular licensed cafes, which are busy throughout the year with locals and tourists.
Getting around
Mataura Lodge is within walking distance of the two local cafes, while the Around The Mountain Cycle Trail runs past the front gate. Athol is a beautiful town to explore on foot, however, it is recommend that you have transport for getting out and about to truly enjoy the area to the full.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Mataura Lodge is in Athol, about 45 minutes from Queenstown along the Southern Scenic Route toward Te Anu.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesTennis court

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 2 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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