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Otahuna Lodge.

Hotel and restaurant in the country. New Zealand,Canterbury

Unique in the world: more than 120 different kinds of organic fruits, vegetables, nuts and mushrooms in the historic gardens

Hall Cannon and Miles Refo, Maîtres de Maison, present their property:

At the heart of a 19th century Victorian estate, Otahuna Lodge seamlessly knits past and present together: period woodwork, stained glass windows and fifteen working fireplaces combine with a host of modern comforts and a rich collection of contemporary New Zealand art. Outside, Otahuna, which is Maori for little hill among the hills, has striking views over the Canterbury Plains and the Banks Peninsula. The song of native bellbirds invites guests to discover hidden glades, ponds and more than 120 different kinds of organic fruits, vegetables, nuts and mushrooms in the historic gardens.


Disabled access

Car park

Wifi hot spot

Children welcome from 12 years

Valet parking / Car park

All rooms are air conditioned

High-speed Internet access

Sports & Leisure

On site

Swimming pool (Outdoor)


Tennis on site

Garden tours


In the vicinity



Wine tours

Horse riding

Helicopter tours

Harbour cruises


Swimming with dolphins


Otahuna Lodge,
Relais & Châteaux Member since 2009

224 Rhodes Road

Tai Tapu 7672

Canterbury (Christchurch)

New Zealand

Tel.: + 64 (0)3 329 6 333

Fax: + 64 (0)3 329 6 336

Owners and Maîtres de Maison: Hall Cannon and Miles Refo
Chef: Jimmy McIntyre

How to get there?

Otahuna Lodge is located outside of the village of Tai Tapu, 25 minutes drive from Christchurch International Airport or 20 minutes drive from Christchurch city centre. Driving directions:

Christchurch (Intl) 25 km

Train station
Christchurch 15 km

S 43° 39' 35" E 172° 35' 02"

Otahuna Lodge

Local weather and time

Tai Tapu

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