Otahuna Lodge

Otahuna Lodge, a Relais & Chateaux property, offers 7 exceptional suites set within New Zealand's most important historic residence. The Lodge, built in 1895, is surrounded by 30 acres of its own century-old botanic and vegetable gardens.

7 suites


  • Premier historic estate
  • 30 acres of botanic gardens
  • Celebrated food and wine programme


Per night
$1,300 - $3,400

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Otahuna Lodge, a Relais & Chateaux property, offers seven exceptional suites set within an 1895 New Zealand homestead surrounded by 30 acres of its own century-old botanic gardens. The two master suites and five suites retain grand architectural features from the 19th century, such as 15 working fireplaces, carved inglenooks and stained glass windows.

Situated at the base of the Banks Peninsula, Otahuna Lodge is only 30 minutes’ drive from Christchurch airport and the city centre, making it the ideal place from which to explore Canterbury. Wineries, private gardens, championship golf, world-class fishing and even the world’s rarest dolphins are all just a short drive – or helicopter ride – from the front lawn.

Things to do

  • Sailing Akaroa and its volcanic harbour
  • Touring the Southern Alps and Arthur’s Pass National Park
  • Tasting the best of the North Canterbury Wine Region
  • Visiting celebrated New Zealand gardens

Features & Facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Massage and fitness centre
  • Gardens
  • Walking

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Physical address

Otahuna Lodge, 224 Rhodes Road, Tai Tapu, Christchurch, Christchurch - Canterbury, 7672, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

  High season Low season
  (Oct - Apr) (May - Sep)
Per night $2,000.00 - $3,400.00 $1,300.00 - $1,700.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
Further pricing information:
Children under the age of 12 are only permitted by exclusive use of the property

Language support

  Written Spoken
Italian NO YES
German NO YES

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