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    Observation Rock Lodge

    7 Leonard Street | Oban, Stewart Island 9846, New Zealand
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    “hot tub” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 66 reviews

    Reviewed 15 April 2017

    Our stay at Observation Rock Lodge was a joy. The views of Ulva Island were wonderful (in spite of the rain), the wood stove a great source of heat, the breakfasts cooked by Annett were delicious and the island tour by Phil was fun and...More

    Thank Pencoyd
    Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

    Absolutely loved our stay here. Phil and Annett are fabulous hosts and make a great team - Phil took us on a great tour of the island and will do kayak tours from a launch point 5 mins walk down the road (the boat to...More

    Thank CaroleC2
    Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

    If Trip Advisor allowed 6 Stars, I would award them to this hideaway luxury lodge! It offers amazing sea, sky and coastal views set amidst lush gardens with an active variety of birds. The lodge is immaculate and features native timbers along with gorgeous European...More

    Thank Kenna S
    Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

    Observation Rock Lodge offers an incredible, luxurious experience on beautiful Stewart island. Owners Annett and Phil have created an oasis that is woven with elegance, creativity and serenity. Phil took me on a late afternoon kayaking trip that was great fun and exciting. We even...More

    1  Thank 301Grace301
    Reviewed 12 February 2017

    We spent two nights at Stewart Island Lodge and would recommend it whole heartedly. Beautiful and luxurious and peaceful accommodation and rooms is a magnificent garden, looking out over tree tops to beautiful landscapes. Annett and Phil are warm, knowledgeable and extremely helpful hosts. Phil...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • USD 145 - USD 283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • South Island >
    • Southland Region >
    • Stewart Island
    • Also Known As
    • Observation Rock Lodge Stewart Island, South Island
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    Room Tips
    "Two bedrooms, both with fabulous views. One has an ensuite bathroom, to use the other you must go into the..."
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    "We had a room with a hot tub on the private verandah"
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    "Lodging deluxe option recommended, incredibly comfortable, private room with that view from your deck and..."
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    "One room has ensuite and outside bath other one doesn't."
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