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Takaka
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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Brisbane, Australia
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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... More 

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Thank Chris T
Melbourne, Australia
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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... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We just returned to Owen River Lodge for our second visit and again it was a terrific experience. Felix and his team's hospitality is first class. Nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are very well appointed and the lodge itself is set up perfectly for guests. The food was exceptional and the wine list very well selected. For the... More 

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Thank Paul C
Tamworth, Australia
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This was our first visit to Felix's Owen River Lodge. A great location on the Owen River. The rooms are very comfortable and well insulated, keeping quite cosy overnight. The three staff on this visit were Lilly, Jo and Ryan. Jo and Ryan are the chefs, and the food is excellent. The guided fishing was great, albeit not producing a... More 

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Thank David R
Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2016

just a great place. the accommodation, food, hospitality and of course the fishing are really world class. a great team all round. felix is an excellent host and has superb staff always on hand. it was our first time to nz, and a great intro. next time though we would stay for a while longer

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Thank heb_hebard
Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Owen River Lodge was my first opportunity to visit New Zealand, and the trip was exceptional! The accommodations were fantastic and extremely comfortable. The food was delightful, and I waited each evening with excitement to find out what delicacies were on offer for dinner. The setting of the lodge is wonderful with "postcard picture" views available from each room. How... More 

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Thank J_B_Crouch
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is the place - if you have ever dreamed of fly fishing in New Zealand, Owen River Lodge is it! From the moment we arrived, our host Felix made us feel like old friends. Our accommodations were superb, 5 star all the way. Our chefs, Ryan and Jo, prepared wonderful meals every day. The fishing guides were extremely professional... More 

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Thank SueandBlue
Portland, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 29 March 2016

A wonderful three day, four night stay at ORL. The lodge is the epitome of of casual comfort: a genial host providing very well-appointed rooms with an air of true bonhomme. Evening cocktails were a major plus and we got to know 8 other guests that could not have been more pleasant. Dinners were exceptional (Ryan may not talk at... More 

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Thank JWLngfld
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Owen River Lodge is a perfect blend of true luxury accommodations, surreal surroundings and a home base for the greatest brown trout stalking angling opportunities the planet has to offer. Felix and his superb staff seem to have thought of everything - the spacious, comfortable cabins are wonderful, the fly-fishing gear available to borrow is top-notch and in great condition,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $701 - $1,115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Owen River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Any one of the six rooms will exceed expectations”
 of 5 bubbles 190austinm, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms have the same view”
 of 5 bubbles christ434, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same and overlook the river.”
 of 5 bubbles D1671ZPdavidr, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms!!”
 of 5 bubbles J_B_Crouch, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“They are all good!”
 of 5 bubbles SueandBlue, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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