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Otahuna Lodge

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • memorable five-course degustation dinner included
  • lots of fresh homegrown fruits and vegetables and cooking classes are available

    Cons

  • not for the budget-minded
  • TV only available by request

Otahuna Lodge Review

Just 20 minutes from Christchurch and almost hidden by glorious century-old gardens is one of New Zealand's most important historic homes. Built in 1895 in Queen Anne style for Sir Heaton Rhodes, a high profile Member of Parliament of the time, the three-story homestead has been restored to its former grandeur, yet has all the modern amenities you would expect in an exclusive luxury lodge. Each of Otahuna's seven suites has a distinctive character and reveals a different element of the Otahuna story. Original fireplaces complement the rooms and the wisteria-blue drawing room is divine. Be sure to wander the 30 acres of gardens (guided tours available), and take a dip in the heated pool (summer only).

    Hotel Details

  • 7 suites.
  • Rate includes some meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-26-2014

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