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Twin Waters Lodge

30 Totara Avenue Pakawau, Collingwood 7054 New Zealand
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Peace, tranquility, native birdlife, a sandy beach, native forest and affordable luxury. These are the hallmarks of a stay at Twin Waters Lodge. We are situated in the north-western corner of the South Island amongst some of the most varied scenery and activities New Zealand has to offer. Our purpose-built lodge is nestled harmoniously on a finger of land between a wildlife estuary and the shining blue waters of Golden Bay.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Bar / lounge
Beach
Non-smoking hotel
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Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Desk
Seating area
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Minibar
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Refrigerator
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Complimentary toiletries
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4.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English, French, German
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smallbearLondon wrote a review Feb 2024
London18 contributions9 helpful votes
A return trip to one of our favorite places in NZ. Good size room, ace bathroom and neat set up for diy breakfast. Close to lots of interesting stuff to do (Farewell Spit is worth the cost), and good advice from Trish and Mike, cheerful bunch of fellow guests and a big soppy dog.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Gemstone511 wrote a review Mar 2023
Auckland90 contributions30 helpful votes
Thanks for a great stay. We loved our room and the facilities on offer. It was great being able to get our breakfast (delicious food left out!) when it suited, and also it worked well being able to use the barbeque and prepare an evening meal. Our hosts were helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The lighting in our room was not the best but apart from that, everything was perfect. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Room Tip: Ask Trish to book ahead for the local restaurant just up the road. Lovely food
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NZShaz wrote a review Jan 2020
Wellington, New Zealand75 contributions22 helpful votes
This is a sublime place to stay in Golden Bay. We pass through Takaka every year on our way to Awaroa Inlet but could find nowhere to stay in Takaka this year. Lucky us, as we instead found Twin Waters. Trish and Mike are great hosts, from the welcome to the welcoming drink - you feel invited into a family. The location is fantastic - Collingwood just to the south and Farewell Spit just to the north. You are basically in the very best part of the bay. Trish and Mike know it very well and can help with any advice about what to see. Best part of our stay was sharing the incredible breakfasts with the other guests - that is 2 other guests! Think small and very happy. The room we had was great - spacious and private. Trish makes it clear you can interact or stay on your own as you see fit. Also check out the School House Restaurant - minutes away for an excellent dinner - and the Court House restaurant in Collingwood for an excellent lunch. If you are going to Golden Bay you should definitely think about Collingwood or north of there. That is where it turns into a unique place and Twin Waters is a perfect spot to access it from Thanks Trish and Mike for a perfect start to our annual holiday. Awaroa treated us once again to a perfect two weeks but the stay at Twin Waters became a brilliant new start!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Skc13 wrote a review Jan 2019
Portland, Oregon64 contributions28 helpful votes
We enjoyed our visit at Twin Rivers Lodge. Trish makes a great breakfast and had fabulous recommendations for dinner spots. We highly recommend the lodge. Golden Bay is an amAing spot with lots of birds and huge vistas. The NZ people are very friendly.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Rchandan wrote a review Jan 2019
Auckland, New Zealand35 contributions13 helpful votes
The property is perfectly located with a walk to the beach and with perfect hosts in Mike and Trish you cannot have asked for more ,the rooms are perfect and the beds great wake up to the bird song and a hot cooked breakfast by the hosts feels at home. At high tide you can step into the water chest deep with views to keep in your minds and heart.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Philomena12 wrote a review Feb 2018
London, United Kingdom57 contributions15 helpful votes
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This hotel is very unique, loads of character and run by Trish and Mike, who are marvelous hosts. They are welcoming, very helpful and lots of tips on where to visit. Our room is stunning (photo attached), a massive lounge for guests with self catering in a kitchenette off the lounge. It has lovely outdoor seating areas to relax as well as a terrace adjoining the bedroom.The breakfasts are freshly cooked by Trisha who is both generous and spoils her guests with choice, my husband thought it was his birthday everyday with the fabulous cooked breakfast he tucked into. Mike is a star coffee barista, so a great start to our day. The Lodge is set in a beautiful area a few minutes walk from a fantastic beach. I have also included a photo of one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever been to, with baby seals frolicking in the water under the watchful eye of their mother. This lovely hotel, and beautiful area is well worth spending time relaxing and exploring. Exceptional. Philomena
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jellyfishie wrote a review Feb 2018
Bath, United Kingdom28 contributions30 helpful votes
I was really impressed with the Twin Waters Lodge. We are from the North Island and stayed for 3 nights in one of the double rooms. The beds are very comfy. The rooms are large and roomy. The bathroom is modern and immaculate. Great hot water with good pressure. Even the luxury of two sinks!! The place is pin drop quiet at night and during the day you hear and see beautiful native birds (Tui, fantail). The rooms have complimentary tea ad coffee, as well as cups and plates etc. The hosts Trish and mike were so welcoming and kind. They have two lovely dogs too. Trish and mike make a delicious breakfast (full range of options - cereal, muesli , toast, cooked eggs and bacon, jams and spreads) all from locally produced fruit and produce. Laundry service available for NZD$25 for a full load (wash, dry, folding). There are several lounge areas for you to sit and relax with a good book or game or even watch TV. There is also a kitchenette + pots, toaster, plates, cutlery etc for people who fancy some light cooking. You can safely park your car on the property. The beach is only a 1-2 minute walk away. With regards to meals, we highly recommend eating out at the local restaurant 3km away called Old school Cafe. Overall the accomodation was luxurious, relaxing and the hosts were so wonderful. I highly recommend to not only overseas travellers but also Kiwi travellers like myself!
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dax68 wrote a review Nov 2017
Auckland, New Zealand74 contributions41 helpful votes
Trish and Mike made us very welcome, along with Flynn and Jethro ( furry hosts). Great location and well apportioned room with a guest lounge which has a kitchette. Trish and Mike offered great knowledge on the local area - walks, restaurants, activities and tailored advice depending on individuals activity level and preferences. The hearty breakfast kept us going most of the day. Look forward to returning in the future
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Date of stay: November 2017
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V4396DRdavidm wrote a review May 2017
Bangkok, Thailand3 contributions1 helpful vote
Just pent a night there, Trish and Mike the hosts were great, organized to pick me up from the airport. Lovely place well appointed rooms and very good hospitality. Would recommend it to all my friends
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Terrydunn61 wrote a review Feb 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand5 contributions6 helpful votes
A friend recommended Twin Waters Lodge to me. What a great spot in one of the loveliest places in the work. Our hosts Mike & Trish were awesome. Nothing was too hard or too small for them to worry about. The pride they take in running such a lovely bed and breakfast spills out into the quality of their rooms, their attention to detail and their hospitality. Looking forward to staaying there again soon.
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Date of stay: January 2017
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AU$261 - AU$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionGolden BayCollingwood
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about Twin Waters Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Twin Waters Lodge?
Nearby attractions include The Flyfishers Wife (6.1 km) and THE FLYFISHERS WIFE (6.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Twin Waters Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Twin Waters Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Twin Waters Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Twin Waters Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Twin Waters Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Courthouse Cafe, The Old School Cafe, and Collingwood Tavern.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Twin Waters Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and German.
Is Twin Waters Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.