Wellington and the Wairarapa Hotels

Lake Ferry Hotel


  • If you like the feeling of being at the end of the earth, this is for you
  • You'll also love the food and the friendly welcome


  • Don't expect the Ritz
  • No en suites

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

The North Island's southernmost pub sits almost on the beach, with breathtaking views across Cape Palliser to the South Island's Kaikoura Ranges, at this no-frills hotel. The rooms are plain, but having a drink on the deck at sunset is an unbeatable experience. The menu ($$$) focuses on fish. The local, classic whitebait fritters are served on salad greens with tomato salsa. This place is so Kiwi, you get a chocolate fish with your cappuccino. (Chocolate fish are iconic Kiwi candy, chocolate-covered pink marshmallows.)

Hotel Information


Lake Ferry, Lake Ferry, Wellington, 5772, New Zealand



Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 8 rooms, 1 with shower; 1 10-bunk dorm
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 10/27/2015

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