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Endeavour Inlet, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We found Blue Water Lodge to be an excellent refuge for trekkers. We walked into the lodge completely drenched and tired. Rod immediately served us with piping hot tea and had the clothes horse near the fireplace for our wet clothes etc. The accommodation could not have been more relaxing and comfortable. The home cooked meal was just delicious. It... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed two nights at The Blue Water Lodge with 3 friends and had the whole lodge to ourselves which made it very cosy. The lodge is beautifully set on a steep hillside overlooking Endeavour Inlet. The view from the large deck and from the rooms onto the inlet is amazing. The three course dinner prepared by Rod was delicious.... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

My wife, father, and I spent our first two nights at Blue Water while hiking the Queen Charlotte track and it was a wonderful beginning to the walk. Rod is the perfect host while also making us feel like family. The rooms were comfy and have great views. Shortly after we arrived we watched a pod of orcas in the... More

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Christchurch
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Travelled through some of the Queen Charlotte Walk a few months ago and this was one of our stops on the three day walk. Stayed there with my family and also friends and their two Children. Rod did very well to cater for 8 of us and provided some lovely food for our dinner that night. It's a good old... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Was lucky to be the only guest and ended up extending my stay an extra night. Rod let me tag along on a pig hunting trip and in the afternoon we went fishing on his boat. Fresh fish for dinner that night! The next day was kayaking in the inlet and drinks on the boat with some of the other... More

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Blue Water Lodge was the venue of my first night's sleep on the 4 day hike on the Queen Charlotte Track. I was the only guest that night, and had a wonderful room with outstanding views. The food was excellent. Rod was really interesting, friendly, and helpful, and is passionate about and highly committed to the environment; it is quite... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Of four places where we stayed in the course of walking the Queen Charlotte track, Blue Water Lodge stood out as the one in which we had the most enjoyable time. Our room - in a house built by our host - had a spectacular view over the inlet. The welcoming cup of tea on our foot-weary arrival, three course... More

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Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We arrived here after a couple of hours hiking. Rob met us and offered us some refreshments. It felt like coming home. The place is located with a very nice view of the bay with amazing sunsets. Our photos from our room are spectacular. The dinner which is cooked for you is very good, a three course dinner. We got... More

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Delhi
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20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We were lucky enough to have the lodge to ourselves for the night and Rod managed the perfect balance of providing good food and good conversation and also giving us the space to enjoy the lodge on our own. Small personal lodges like this one seem to be all too rare in the Sounds, but I recommend jumping at this... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Good value for money. Perfect hideout on a high ground away from the usual accommodations near the endeavor inlet area. Good sound view. My family of 4 only meet another couple then. Had a great chat and knowing one another over our meals in this cosy house. Accommodation is good value for money in my opinion. Only setback is the... More

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Additional Information about The Blue Water Lodge

Address: Endeavour Inlet, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Endeavour Inlet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Blue Water Lodge New Zealand/Marlborough - Endeavour Inlet

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