Looking for true quality, comfort and value? Our family run lodge is a small modern boutique hostel, with a premium 5 star rating.
Free kayaks for our guests here and a luxury private hot tub to relax in after your paddle.
You should note that we are located a 30min scenic drive (25kms) from Picton and the ferries, into the stunning Marlborough Sounds. We have a lodge shuttle pickup/return available from the bus/ferry/train.
We guarantee it is worth the drive to experience our premium rooms and sparkly clean facilities.
The pace here is quiet, comfortable, relaxed and the lodge is warm & secure. Room keys are provided,
The popular Queen Charlotte Track is only 2 mins walk from our doorstep.
Unless you plan to walk the entire 71km track, why pay extra for QC track transfers from Picton?
Take a boat cruise and explore the bays, kayaking, swimming, mountain biking or walking the local tracks.
Wind down with a soak in the large luxury hot spa and then retire to the movie lounge for some big screen entertainment.
- Free Kayaks
- Free Coffee or Tea All Day
- Free DVDs and Satellite TV
- Free Linen, Duvets and Towels
- Free Hair drier & soap/shampoo
- High-speed Wireless Internet & Skype
- Quality innerspring beds with reading lights
- Fully equipped kitchen with BBQ courtyard
Escape from the city crowds and cafes to experience the Marlborough Sounds at its best.
We look forward to your stay in our piece of paradise.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Not Included
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Direct Dial Telephone
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Hot Tub
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Shuttle Bus
- Steam Room
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
We have a 24-hour cancellation policy, bookings must be cancelled before 2pm (local time!) the day before arrival.
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Anakiwa Lodge is located approximately midway between Picton and Havelock. It takes around 35 minutes relaxed driving from Picton to Anakiwa via the scenic Queen Charlotte Drive.
We are 20 minutes from Havelock, Blenheim takes around 45 minutes and we are approximately 1 hr from Nelson.
No vehicle? - Travelling via bus/train? - no problem......
We offer a flexible shuttle transfer to/from Picton or Havelock at $ 20 pp each way, upon request. ( $ 30 min if traveling solo)
Plan to stay 2 - 3 days and relax - One night stays are not very economical.
Email us after booking to request a shuttle.
Queen Charlotte Track