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Owen River Lodge

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I stayed at Owen River Lodge as part of our honeymoon. It was one of the most memorable and relaxing experiences we have had. Felix and his team are so welcoming and provided anything we needed. The accommodations are very comfortable, the cabins are the perfect balance between rustic and sophisticated. Not to mention the view is...

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Kula, Hawaii
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful start to a vacation in New Zealand! This was a " 10" and we are looking forward to our next stay. Thank you to all the people that makes this Fly Fishing lodge feel like home. Much Aloha The Smith's

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Owen River Lodge is just a superb adventure. All staff attend to every detail to ensure you have the best possible experience. It's like visiting close friends for a few days. Magnificent meals, great coffee and conversation in a warm friendly environment and then there's the fishing. I enjoyed three days of guided fishing and as an intermediate level 'fly...

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Thank smtaylor83
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Set in tranquil valley of flying fishing heaven Owen River Lodge is a must! Felix the host was generous , kind and welcoming. The food was simply amazing and the massage was just what the doctor ordered. The accommodation is private, warm and spotless, with views over the valley. The river is full of trout and the fishing was brilliant....

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Thank Lisa B
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I had the good fortune to be selected on this retreat Casting for Recovery last weekend. Felix very generously opens up his lodge for a group of ladies to learn how to cast and fly fish. I can not speak highly enough of the hospitality shown to everyone along with mouth watering food from chef Ryan. The setting is peaceful...

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Thank boppli2016
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Amazing weekend in an absolutely beautiful location with immaculate and cosy facilities with delicious cuisine. Felix and his crew were helpful and friendly and the Fly Fishing was a fantastic first time experience with a very knowledgeable guide. Highly recommend the lodge and all it has to offer.

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Thank lindakay56
Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I have just had the pleasure of spending a fabulous weekend here. The view was stunning, the accommodation beautiful and cosy, wonderful hospitality and absolutely amazing food, 10 star. My fly fishing guide was great and very patient and helpful with a beginner like myself.

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Thank alistairandtoni
Takaka
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I cant speak highly enough of Owen River Lodge. Hospitality at its best. Felix and his team excel. This was my second trip to the Lodge, and the quality is consistently excellent. Great food, great place to visit.

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Thank paula_miles
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Only my second time to the lodge and I speak as someone who is absolutely hopeless with a fly rod but just love everything that is fly fishing. I've chased Golden's and tuna on Hervey Bay, Bones in the Cook Islands and Browns in NZ. For the Fly Fishers, the guides are great humans with wonderful temperament and skill set...

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Thank Chris T
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

A simply divine lodge that caters to all guests needs & wants. Felix has thought of everything you might need in the stylish & personalised guest lodges with breath taking views, privacy, & comfort. The meals are mouth watering creations of sublime fine dining by chef Ryan and the communal dinning table creates a wonderful fellowship to share your experiences...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owen River Lodge is New Zealand's finest 5 star rated fly fishing lodge. Luxurious, warm and inviting ambiance. Stylish, understated accommodation located right on the Owen River in the South Island of New Zealand. Come and enjoy the stunning food, superb service and outstanding fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Owen River Lodge

Address: 173 Owen Valley East Road, Murchison 7077, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
Price Range: $651 - $1,036 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Owen River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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