We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Motueka River Lodge

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Motueka River Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 13: English reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location for anyone who is interested in visiting Abe Tasman National park. Beautiful garden, very clean and peaceful. Warm hospitality. Delicious breakfast. We were sorry that we did not plan to have dinner there. Highly recommended.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Renata R
Reviewed October 13, 2016

I stayed here with my boyfriend and we loved it! The grounds are beautiful, with a well-tended organic vegetable garden, fruit trees, flowers, plenty of birds, and it's all surrounded by awesome mountain vistas and rolling hills. The rooms are very comfortable, clean and well decorated. The lodge is small, with no more than 12 guests at a time, giving...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Erin S
Reviewed September 2, 2016

Traveling from the South to the North, a family of three We were met by Lady Dee and taken-In for tea Big fluffy beds and crisp clean sheets, and before long we are asleep Up early 'ish' for a cottage breakfast & exploration A beautifully property' the River Lodge be. Mountain vista's, seasonal gardens and things of interest to see....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Darryn J
Reviewed December 1, 2015

We are a French couple and we spent some great days in the lodge. It was really peaceful. We enjoyed the beautiful garden and the view of the valley. The lodge is a high standard and we had a warm welcome. We recommend this place to spend some relaxing days and don't forget to eat some dinner there : the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Margaux M
Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

I have spend 3 wonderful days at The Motueka River Lodge and it has been an unforgettable experience. The lodge is beautiful, the rooms comfortable and very luxurious and the hosts are always friendly and happy to do everything to make you feel at home. The food was excellent, we have enjoyed every bite. We can highly recommend this place.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Schei F
Germany
Reviewed December 11, 2014

We have spend one week in the amazing Motueka River Lodge and it was a wonderful experience. The accommodation is high class, the food is excellent and the hosts are lovely and always ready to help out. The view on the mountains is beautiful and we can only recommend this place to everybody who feels like escaping from reality for...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Doris H
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reviewed November 22, 2014

We, a german couple, stayed in the lodge with an cosy indoor fire place for the nights for 1 week and had a pleasant holiday. The view to the snowy mountains had been awesome, its nice and quiet there, about a 20 min drive to Motueka, the next town. The food has been delicous, like white bait, and they produce...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank David H
Reviewed May 11, 2012

One of my best experience in New Zealand! You will meet there some of the most amazing people you will never encounter in your life : at least I did! The location is beautiful and so peaceful, the stunning Motueka river just a few steps away, and the food, oh the food, so goooood! Such a perfect chef! Such a...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank pacificow
Auckland
Reviewed April 9, 2012

We loved staying at Motueka River Lodge, fantastic property, lovely hosts and great food. Lots to do in the wider area.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank KiwiKate083
Gold Coast
Reviewed February 20, 2012

We enjoyed every minute of our holidays at Motueka River Lodge and exceptional hospitality of Alan and Symone and their lovely family. The hosts make the place even more special. Our suite was very beautiful, spacious and luxurious. The standard was beyond our highest expectations. Everything was absolutely first class: people, food and accommodation. There were also many activities available...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank MargaretGoldCoast
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

25 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (5)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (20)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (10)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Ngatimoti
24.8 mi away
Ratanui Lodge
Ratanui Lodge
#1 of 3 in Pohara
236 reviews
8.5 mi away
Equestrian Lodge Motel
Equestrian Lodge Motel
#1 of 5 in Motueka
432 reviews
12.1 mi away
Kimi Ora Eco Resort
Kimi Ora Eco Resort
#1 of 1 in Kaiteriteri
306 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
8.9 mi away
Motueka TOP 10 Holiday Park
8.3 mi away
Avalon Manor Motel
Avalon Manor Motel
#2 of 5 in Motueka
112 reviews
8.7 mi away
The Waters
The Waters
#2 of 26 in Motueka
89 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built on a 25 year reputation of excellence this private 5 star Luxury Lodge was the pioneer of Luxury Lodges in New Zealand and today remains unrivaled. It has developed a patina of understated exclusivity, surrounded by first-class adventure. Able Tasman National Park, Trout-Fishing, Golfing, Hiking coupled with exquisite cuisine and friendly staff, will ensure your time spent here in our beautiful part of the world will be an experience to remember. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motueka River Lodge

Address: 1173 Motueka Valley Highway (Highway 61), Ngatimoti, Motueka, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka > Ngatimoti
Price Range: $262 - $846 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Motueka River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Agoda, TripOnline SA, Priceline, Travelocity and Odigeo so you can book your Motueka River Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Motueka River Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“All rooms are very quiet with great views. There is a cute 3 bedroom cottage that would be perfect for a family.”
 of 5 bubbles 683erins, Oct 13, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms that I saw were very nicely presented. You cannot go wrong.”
  • One of the gardens around the property.  Flowers are everywhere!!!
 of 5 bubbles shannonf181, Dec 6, 2011 | Read review
2 of 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay