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After a beautiful but gruelling (for me) all day walk, the reception we received was less a greeting and more an admonishment. It was around 4.30 when we arrived - normally an appropriate time for walkers to stumble into lodgings.
But on our arrival: a)...More
we did not stay, we went for lunch and then for a stroll, it really is a lovely place, park your boat up in the bay and they will come and get you in a dinghy.
We had lunch which was very good and went...More
The Lodge is comfortable with large rooms. The rooms are a bit dated and bathrooms are very basic. The staff is friendly and helpful. There is plenty to do, canoeing, hiking, boating, snorkelling, diving, underwater glass bottom boat and play areas for children. They also...More
Loch Mara is a pleasant stop for anyone walking the Queen Charlotte track or boating through the Marlborough Sounds. Good service, pleasant staff and a good quality cafe all contribute to the enjoyment of the stay. A variety of accommodation is available and ours was...More
We were on a budget and took the room without a view ($98 and truly, no veiw) but the staff were really lovely and the food was excellent. The grounds are amazing and a huge amount of work has gone into it. Very quirky and...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$59 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery And Arts Centre Hotel Picton
We have provisionally booked a chalet for the night of the 6th/7th January. We have a family of five (2 adults, 3 kids) and wanted to make sure the room is suitable in size and has a nice view. Can you confirm the Tui Chalet is suitable?
17 October 2016|
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"The rooms higher up has better views and are quieter"