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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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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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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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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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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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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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Brisbane, Australia
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...

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Tamworth, Australia
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...

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: $699 - $1,113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Owen River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms in cottages have spectacular views. Lodge room -no view but still nice & quiet. Request the room with the NZ possum blanket!”
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“Any one of the six rooms will exceed expectations”
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“all rooms have the same view”
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“All rooms are the same and overlook the river.”
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