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Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge

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At the northern trailhead of The Old Ghost Road, a special wilderness accommodation experience lies waiting to be discovered. Begin or end your Old Ghost Road adventure with a night at the Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge, or just relax and soak up the ambience of our pristine setting - all are welcome. We offer deeply comfortable accommodation, hearty meals and relaxed friendly hosts, along with a range of local beer and wines.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Accessible rooms
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Westport Airport42 km
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All reviews outdoor shower overlooking the river perfect end cold beer perfect finish pulled pork wholesome food rustic luxury mountain biking charming creek hot shower entire place on tap down to earth great accommodation a wonderful place to stay comfortable accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed for one night after some of our party had done the Old Ghost Road and the other half walked the Abel Tasman. I was kind of shell shocked at the beauty of the location when we arrived, sitting on the deck with a...More

Thank Adventures4546
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This place is fantastic! Just what I needed after 3 days on TOGR! Welcome was so friendly and the lodge is breathtaking. Our room had two superking beds - one on a mezzanine. Comfiest beds ever! the main area also has a mezzanine with seating...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely picturesque place to stay. friendly staff, great food and comfy beds. Just what we needed after our Old ghost road adventure. Highly recommend staying here any time you’re near Seddonville.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We booked the Rough and Tumble Lodge for something a little different and we were not disappointed. It is in a beautiful location and the units are extremely well appointed and comfortable. Sitting in front of a warm fire with a glass of wine was...More

1  Thank kevinjan2014
Response from TheOldGhostRoad, Manager at Rough and Tumble Bush LodgeResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for sharing, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Rough and Tumble!

Reviewed 24 July 2018

The perfect end to the OGR. Cold beer, warm shower and fantastic facilities. The rooms were amazing. You certainly don't rough it at the Rough and Tumble. Make sure to try the outdoor shower. Service was low key and very accommodating - there and extremely...More

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"All great rooms"
5 days ago
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"book early - you won't regret staying in any of the rooms"
6 Mar. 2018
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"Book as far in advance as this is a small place"
6 Feb. 2018
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"All rooms are quiet, private and well serviced"
15 Jan. 2018
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USD 153 - USD 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionWestport
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