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.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    River Garden Retreat

    3784 Buller Gorge Road | State Highway 6, Westport 7866, New Zealand
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Room & Suite (12)
    Bathroom (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (1)

    • Excellent83%
    • Very good16%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    2 weeks ago
    “Wonderfully accommodating hosts, superb location”
    18 Apr 2016
    “Stunning Views, great place!”
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    All hotel details
    {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (6)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 6 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Wonderful stay at this lovely family-run B&B. Kathleen and Jim were wonderfully accommodating and went above and beyond to help us feel welcome, even for the one night we stayed. They even have their own secret glow-worm cave! Will definitely stay there again, and for...More

    Thank imarandomm
    Reviewed 18 April 2016

    While travelling around the beautiful South Island in January, we were lucky enough to find this amazing place to stay. We stayed in our campervan and our friends in their caravan. The garden is beautiful to stroll around at your own leisure. The view of...More

    Thank chrisrK7865XF
    Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

    Our visit at the retreat was short (one night) but unforgettable. Jim and Kathleen have provided us with all the comfort needed for us to feel at home. The room is clean and cozy, the garden (more like a botanic garden) and the river view...More

    Thank Eyal M
    Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

    We were made to feel right at home amongst the beautiful garden setting and stunning buller river backdrop. Jim and Kathleen are true born and raised west coasters with plenty of history and stories to share. Best glow worms we have ever seen trumping waitomo...More

    Thank Ella&Liam
    Reviewed 6 January 2015

    Very relaxing a quiet retreat. Beautiful gardens and view of the mighty Buller River. Kathleen and Jim are great hosts, very knowledgeable on local attractions and down to earth. We really enjoyed our stay and would love to take the whole family back.

    Thank Maria L
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Westport
    Room & Suite (12)
    Bathroom (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby Hotels
    Buller Bridge Motel
    339 reviews
    3.13 miles away
    Westport Motels
    70 reviews
    3.19 miles away
    Westport Spa Motel
    93 reviews
    3.23 miles away
    ASURE Chelsea Gateway Motor Lodge
    63 reviews
    3.20 miles away
    Buller Court on Palmerston
    142 reviews
    3.24 miles away
    Nearby Restaurants
    PR's Cafe
    196 reviews
    3.84 miles away
    PortSide Bistro & Bar
    111 reviews
    4.12 miles away
    Star Tavern
    119 reviews
    4.13 miles away
    Denniston Dog Restaurant & Bar
    325 reviews
    3.59 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Coaltown Museum
    57 reviews
    3.77 miles away
    Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
    30 reviews
    3.77 miles away
    Westcoast Brewing
    20 reviews
    3.81 miles away
    NBS Theatre
    20 reviews
    3.85 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from River Garden Retreat staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines