We were a group of three including my dad, and my 21 month old daughter. I found Awapiriti Lodge at the last minute after deciding to return to Christchurch via Murchison.
From the first moment Maudie & Dean made us feel very welcome in their home. They took my active little one in their stride, and even had some children's DVD's & books on hand.
We ate dinner both nights with our hosts. Meals were good & the deserts even better. Maudie cooking largely with home grown or local fresh ingredients
There was also a wine selection available and Deans home brew, which kept Dad happy.
The breakfast feast included toast, home made jams and cereals plus made to order hot breakfast.
My daughter loved the animals (deer, pig, dogs & a ram.. we didn't see the chooks), and we all enjoyed the company of Maudie & Dean.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Our delightful B&B is situated on 116 hectares of farmland and native bush, beside the Maruia River (one of the best brown trout fly-fishing rivers in NZ) and backing onto a National Park. The house is nestled under Higgins Bluff and is set in an extensive garden setting. We grow our own vegetables and have free range hens which provide us with beautiful eggs. ... more less