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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a small lodge that feels more like a B&B. Its a bit secluded - halfway between Kaiteriteri and Marahau on a hill that has some ocean views. The lodge appears to be pretty new - the owners were adding artwork and amenities during our visit. While we enjoyed the quiet of the lodge, we were a bit disappointed...

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Fuengirola, España
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has really been a plasure our stay at this place! Really comfortable and with an amazing views over the Tasman sea, and very neta from the beggining of the Abel Tasman Park. They are doing a great job.

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Canton, Ohio
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The view is amazing, the host is very helpful and knowledgeable. We drove through intense rain to get here from the ferry in Picton. Very good location for Abel Tasman Park. The lodge is beautiful and comfortable.

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We were lucky to stay 3 nights at the Split Apple Lodge and enjoyed it very much. Pauline and Bert (our great hosts at the time of our stay) were great and they can offer you a lot of great things to see and do. The lodge itself is pretty modern. They offer a fully-equipped kitchen so can prepare your...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The views are as good as the reviews say. You really are on top of the world. A really refreshing take on a BnB. Modern and minimal; Some may describe as decor as 'Pinterest '. The trouble was we felt like we were making a mess by just being there! The communal living space is huge, amazing sofas, and a...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place probably has one of the best locations in Kaiteriteri. It takes a while to get up the hill by car but it's more than worth it. The views from the rooms are stunning. We chose the sea side which comes with a balcony. Just perfect. The other side does not have a balcony and faces the mountains. The...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 December 2016

When you arrive at the Split Apple Lodge you will definitely have a "wow-feeling". It has stunning views on both the sea and the mountains/hills. Also at night you have a beautiful view of the starry sky. The outdoor dining table would be a perfect spot to have dinners/evening drinks with other guest. The room is pretty basic, which didn't...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great visit at Split Apple Lodge in October 2016. We were lucky that they had a room as we didn't make any reservations beforehand. You will love the breakfast if you like it fresh and healthy. Beds were super comfy! The view is to die for! Wish the lovely couple great success with your lodge. You made...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Compared to our other hotels (around the same price point in New Zealand) we were disappointed by Split Apple Lodge. Yes it is relatively newly renovated and the hotel is clean and the living space and views are great, it was missing on a few basics that you expect them to have as well as the "atmosphere and welcome" that...

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Franziska H, Owner at Split Apple Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mark, thank you for your valued review. I am unsure what happened as you stayed in a room with two down duvet covers and heating blankets in December so I am very sorry to hear you felt cold. The temperatures during you stay did not drop under 18 degrees so we did not take any action re heating. We...

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We loved staying here - the property is seriously stunning and the house is nice and open but still very cozy. Everything was clean and comfortable, and the breakfast was simple and delicious. The views from this place are incredible, and it's a short drive to Kaiteriteri or Marahau where there are some great restaurants. We also walked to Split...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Split Apple Lodge, nestled amongst five acres of tranquil bush just ten minutes drive from either beautiful Kaiteriteri Beach or the splendour of Abel Tasman National Park. Enjoy the breathtaking views over the Tasman Bay right up to the night lights of Nelson, walk through the park setting gardens and enjoy the retreat. Split Apple Lodge offers boutique and unique accomodation for New Zealand travellers who expect the most on their precious journey. At 100 metres above sea level we have breathtaking views from every window. Emphasis is placed on tranquillity, and we invite you to walk around the property, enjoy the park-like setting with breathtaking views, step back to a mediation area or simply relax on the extensive deck with a glass of wine and some local cheese. To ensure the comfort of our guests there is a separate guest entrance, lounge, dining area and private decks. Guests enjoy a separate lounge and dining area with tea and coffee facilities. FREE WIFI and fax. Guest TV, CD, and DVD Player. Large guest deck with separate seating areas. ​6 bedrooms (double, twin) including one disabled room, our lodge can accommodate 12 guests in total. All our rooms have en suites and spectacular views of either the sea or the mountains. Sea view rooms also have doors opening onto semi-private decks. All rooms have en suite bathrooms and either sea- or mountain views. The sea view rooms come with a private balcony. Goose down duvets and duck down & feather pillows ensure a good night's sleep. All rooms have ceiling fans, hair dryers, heaters, electric blankets and clock radios.  We serve a continental breakfast including a choice of cereals, freshly baked croissants and fresh local fruit in season. We do cater for all dietary needs on request - we bake our own (gluten free) bread and serve homemade marmelade.  For dinner, there are restaurants and takeaways in either Kaiteriteri or Marahau, plus a small general store in Kaiteriteri. In shoulder seasons & winter we're happy to cater dinner (please enquire). Enjoy a glass of wine while relaxing on the spacious deck, watching the sunset. Or when it's colder, snuggle up next to a warm fire in the guest lounge.  EVENTS At Split Apple Lodge you will meet an experienced team to accomodate all your requests. Individual weddings, family gatherings, customized functions and events, seminars, corporate events, business venue options and themed group accommodation such as sporting, mindfulness or leisure. Full catering available on request. Nelson Airport & Motueka Shuttle available on request. Fully organized vacation including all touristic attractions can be booked in advanced and scheduled to your convenience. Whatever you need - please talk to the team at Split Apple Lodge and we will find a way to make you happy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Split Apple Lodge

Address: 370 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Road, Kaiteriteri 7197, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Kaiteriteri
Price Range: $148 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Split Apple Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask for a room on the ocean side for best views”
 of 5 bubbles GregB172, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The sea view rooms could be renamed 'spectacular sunrise view rooms'.”
 of 5 bubbles 59BevS, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Chose the rooms facing the sea with a balcony, with the extra fee.”
 of 5 bubbles Andre0072014, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“for sunrise in the morning and a nice private deck: seaside rooms”
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 of 5 bubbles 512viviens, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea-view rooms have a private deck and enjoy the morming sun. Mountain-view rooms have a lovely view, too, but no deck”
 of 5 bubbles rbollongino, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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