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Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts Centre

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Overview
Queen Charlotte Sound, Lochmara Bay 7201 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Beachfront
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I am a solo traveler and stayed in a twin room for five nights. The room was immaculate and thoroughly serviced daily. Housekeeping promptly accommodated my request for a different blend of tea in the room and made sure I knew how to use the...More

Thank willrowenaut
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Lochmara lodge is a great family holiday destination. It had lots of wildlife and activities. The food, especially breakfast was delicious. The hammocks were a highlight and great for star watching. The rooms were slightly small and but overall had a nice touch to them....More

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Our 7 year old grandson wanted to go on a boat for his birthday. We took the Interislander to Picton, then a short trip to Lochmara Lodge. Paradise on earth. The weather wasn't great, so can only imagine how stunning it would be on a...More

Thank RoseStevens
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The resort has a range of water activities and animals that are tailored more for families. Rooms are good with great water views and the Cafe has a couple of nice fireplaces and serves good breakfasts and dinner.

Thank PeteC166a
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is our 4th visit here. Love the walks, the sculptures, relaxation, kayaking, and stand up paddle boards now. Great coffee, views, food was lovely, one breakfast order was missed but these things happen. Our 2 bedroom unit 4 had outdoor seating to relax on...More

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Great accommodation in 14 units & bay view chalets set on the tranquil shores of the Marlborough Sounds, a short cruise from Picton in our water taxi (Lochmara can easily arrange this for you, there are no roads to ...More Lochmara). Explore the Wildlife Recovery & Art Centre, nature & sculpture trails, Queen Charlotte Track, art gallery, wildlife, free use of our kayaks, or relax on the beach, hammocks or Bath House spa. Licensed cafe/restaurant serving local and seasonal produce and local wines. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
USD 59 - USD 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery And Arts Centre Hotel Picton
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Lochmara Bay
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
USD 59 - USD 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery And Arts Centre Hotel Picton
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Lochmara Bay
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Traveller (150)
Room & Suite (40)
Dining (14)
Pool & Beach (11)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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