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Otahuna Lodge

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A recent business lunch here was a highlight of the year for me. Everything organic and produce from on premise and locally can sometimes be a little daunting but not the case here. This was one of the best meals I've had if not the best. The service was just outstanding and the wine matching a real treat. A set...

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Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

We knew Otahuna was going to be a step above when Hall, one of the owners, answered the phone when our car service from the airport didn't show. He eased our minds, found a solution, and our two night stay was perfect. The staff is fabulous; you feel as though you're a member of the household, not a guest. Lucy...

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Dover, Delaware
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Simply Wow!! From beginning to end!! The highlight of our 3 week trip in NZ! The accommodations, the fabulous food, the attentive staff -this is a model for everything done just right!! We used our 2 day stay there to recharge after 2 weeks of go go go. It was perfect! Went on the garden tour, played a little tennis,...

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Armonk, New York
Reviewed March 10, 2017

My wife and I had the pleasure of spending three nights at this wonderful resort. It is not inexpensive, but there is a WOW factor that makes the splurge well worth while. Otahuna is a very impressive lodge. The physical house itself is beautifully kept and every detail is perfect. The house and our room (Polo) were tastefully decorated and...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Otahuna Lodge is about 30 minutes driving time south east of Christchurch Airport. New Zealand is renowned for the quality of its luxury lodges and my wife and I have stayed at a number of them. Otahuna is the best of those that we have stayed at. The lodge is set in beautiful gardens with a very peaceful rural outlook....

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Siesta Key, Florida
Reviewed February 20, 2017

A beautiful haven of peace and tranquility with amazing food, top service and fantastic rooms. The hotel has one of the better restaurant we experienced in New Zealand. The gardens are fantastic and the whole property is in such an idyllic setting. Christchurch is basically a construction zone repair from the earth quakes damage. Otahuna sits nicely on the Banks...

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London
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I'm trying hard to think of new things to say that haven't already been eloquently written by others. Perhaps 'ditto ditto ditto' is most appropriate. We recently celebrated my husband's 50th birthday with an overnight stay at Otahuna Lodge following a 2 week tour of the South Island. It was the perfect ending to a magical holiday. From Hall and...

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1Thank JJMinUK
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

My favourite hotel in the world!!! Never have we encountered such a beautiful property, such amazing, hospitable people! Donna, Jimmy and the rest of the fantastic staff took such care of us, offered us the best food. I fell in love with Otahuna and I will never forget our stay! Thank you for being such amazing hosts and for sharing...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Otahuna Lodge and staff welcome you to their home with a big smile, open arms and a warm heart. Throughout our stay of four days, we were made to feel that it was our home away from home. The accommodations consist of a vintage estate filled with history, rolling hills, spectacular gardens, walking paths, fruit and vegetable gardens, large grazing...

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Orinda, California, United States
Reviewed December 15, 2016

We enjoyed 3 nights at the Otahuna Lodge. It is a really luxurious property, without being pretentious. The staff is very personable and truly make guests feel at home. Cocktails and canapes are offered before dinner, giving guests a chance to mingle and dinner is offered in various rooms around the lodge to provide privacy. The food is excellent. It...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Otahuna Lodge is an intimate, exclusive retreat set in an 1895 Victorian mansion. The seven generous suites retain grand architectural features from the 19th century such as open fireplaces, carved inglenooks and stained glass windows. The spectacular 115-year old gardens stretch over 30 acres and feature many themed areas including an organic kitchen garden and orchard which supply more than 100 kinds of vegetable, fruit and nut to the restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Otahuna Lodge

Address: 224 Rhodes Road, Tai Tapu 7672, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Tai Tapu
Price Range: $635 - $1,271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Otahuna Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Otahuna Hotel Christchurch
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Veranda suite is best”
mdbasile, Feb 20, 2017 | Read review
“veranda room has 2 fireplaces and an amazing garden view”
Elephanitis, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very good and vary in size and decor. Best to discuss with Front of House staff”
AABTravel, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“Turret room is a great place for dinner a deux”
D_J_107, Mar 31, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Butler suite. Loved the his and her bathrooms. Very spacious.”
binikins1014, Mar 21, 2016 | Read review
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