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Okiwa Bay Lodge

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
4 Star Hotel
Our modern lodge caters for people who enjoy peace and tranquillity and the special things that nature has to offer. Whether you are just looking for a night’s rest after your walk along the Queen Charlotte Track, or wanting a few days "away from it all", the warm hospitality of your...
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169 Anakiwa Road | Marlborough Sounds, Anakiwa 7281, New Zealand
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8.5 miles to Picton Aerodrome
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I could not have been more pleased with our two-night stay at the Okiwa Bay Lodge in April (unless it had been longer). The location is fabulous, on a hillside providing stunning views of Okiwa Bay and Queen Charlotte Sound (see attached...More

Thank Richard S
Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We do have a very "Special Place" here at Okiwa Bay Lodge. It gives us a great deal of pleasure to share our home and enable visitors to experience the wonderful views which are so unique....More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Okiwa Bay Lodge for two nights while on our honeymoon in New Zealand. The lodge was lovely located up on a hill with amazing views of the lake. Our hosts, Susie and Martin were very welcoming and friendly and...More

Thank Sandra A
Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. It is always our pleasure to share our home and its beautiful views and surroundings with travellers from around the world. We are certainly a perfect base for exploring this wonderful region with all its attributes. We do...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Room: (we had room one) large, clean and comfortable with all the mod cons you would expect. On suite was a good size and toiletries/towels etc all provided. But forget all that, you should stay here for the view by itself. Location: Amazing given you...More

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Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 28 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We were thrilled to hear of your wonderful kayaking adventure with the Hector dolphins - what a treat. We do try to ensure that all our guests enjoy their stay at our "Piece of Paradise" - the...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

We’ve had a wonderful stay at this cosy and beautiful lodge for 2 nights. Martin and Susie are very sweet, friendly & fantastic hosts! We’ve felt immediately ‘at home’. The room we had booked was spacious, very clean and had a beautiful, spectacular view. Waking...More

Thank Suus-Stefano
Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. We do try to ensure that all our guests enjoy their stay at our "Piece of Paradise". Day and night the views never disappoint. The conversations round the dining table can be very interesting with guests exchanging travel...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

The view from Okiwa Bay Lodge is probably the best in the world, looking straight up Queen Charlotte Sound. Be sure to set your watch to see the sunrise. Susie and Martin are great hosts offering an excellent breakfast and evening meal if required.More

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Response from Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay LodgeResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our "Piece of Paradise". The spectacular views are certainly ever changing and never disappoint. We do hope that you will be able to return in the...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Hot Tub
Price range
US$195 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$195 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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