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Raetihi Lodge

4.5 of 5 7124 Kenepuru Rd | Double Bay, Kenepuru Sound, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Motueka, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars

Our third time back to Raetihi, and as always couldn't ask for more. The staff really go out of their way to be helpful, the rooms are not exactly lavish but very comfortable, the beds are the most comfortable I have ever slept on. Although I would;d not normal go for the smaller portioned type meals, the food served was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Catch the boat across to Raetihi lodge. Entering across the amazing blue water of the sounds set the scene for a relaxing couple of days Traveling with a four year old, I was a little concerned that there would not be enough to do, but with easy walks, swimming, uncrowded grounds and a superbly equipped games room, the whole family... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having persuaded grandad to look after our young son for a couple of days, my wife and I booked a short stay at Raetihi for a little r&r. What an amazing place! We drove to Te Mahia from Nelson which took about 1.5 hrs and were collected by the inhouse water taxi for a quick 10 minute transfer over the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge is in a beautiful spot in Marlborough Sound. We accessed it by the boat service which was provided by the Lodge from Te Mahai. The water front room with sitting area outside is very comfortable.the staff are very helpful and we have enjoyed relaxing,golfing with the sheep,kayaking and mountain biking.we definitely recommend it for a wonderful stay. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I are touring New Zealand. We were driving along the road from Picton to Havelock on the Queen Charlotte Drive but just before the solitary petrol station there was a right turn off to a gravel track. About two hours later we arrived at Raetihi Lodge. How fortunate for us that there was a garden room available.... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at Raetihi Lodge. Total relaxation. The rooms are beautiful, food excellent and massage incredible. You can paddle board, kayak and mountain bike. Definitely recommend and we can't wait to return!

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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Finally Raetihi is in good hands, Liane and Alan are the new owners and they have the foresight, attitude and imagination to ensure the lodge will be enjoyed by all. They have renovated the rooms to a high standard, bathrooms will be next. Raetihi is in a superb location, now the floating jetty is in accessibiity is easy, either via... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Since Raetihi Lodge has changed hands, the improvement has been dramatic. As a Batch Owner in the area, we have long missed access to this level of service and presentation. The attitude of owners and staff is commendable. Pricing is well below what you may expect in such a location, and service is consistent and pleasant. Over Xmas we dined... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Decided at last minute to drive around the bay - had read where it was a difficult drive on unsealed roads. Only 20km unsealed and the most beautiful scenery. The setting is idyllic, peaceful and the perfect place for a long weekend. Make sure you stay at least two nights. Plenty of great walks, fishing , kayaking or just doing... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed 3 beautiful nights at this special place. Highly recommended! Only one disappointing factor was the aggressive manner with which a request to cut our stay short was delivered by a staff member. We completely understand the cancellation policy however to have been given nil lenience or understanding of our changes travel requirements, was to... More 

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RaetihiLodge, Operations Manager at Raetihi Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jan, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Raetihi Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at the Lodge, however I am very sorry to hear about your experience with reception in regards to cutting your stay short, please... More 

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Address: 7124 Kenepuru Rd | Double Bay, Kenepuru Sound, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Raetihi Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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