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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort was nothing less than spectacular. Whether checking out the vineyards or taking in a tour/boat ride in the Marlborough Sound, this resort offers travellers an amazing opportunity to be hosted by two of the kindest, welcoming people who are extremely helpful and go out of there way to ensure your stay and time in the region is nothing...

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous review. It was a real pleasure to have you staying with us in our "Piece of Paradise". We are delighted that you enjoyed the beauty of the area as much as we do. The weather has been incredible the last few days - really hot and the stars have out performed themselves!!!!! Fantastic....

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was beautiful, warm and inviting plus the bed was very comfortable. Meals were very tasty and had been cooked specially for my husbands diet. The view was amazing, could spend hours just looking out the window.

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased you found our home so comfortable. The views from the deck and windows certainly are addictive and constantly changing. We do hope that you will come to stay again in the near future.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Susie and Martin were awesome hosts . Their home is in the most idyllic spot , although off the beaten track so a car is a must . The room at everything we needed and more , we lucky enough to sample some beautiful home cooked food and share some local wines whilst getting some great travel tips. The spa...

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and the magnificent views from Okiwa Bay Lodge. The cedar hot tub certainly is a real treat after a day's hard work, walking or just travelling and the stars are the extra icing on the cake. We very much look forward to your return visit.

Hullbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had a wonderful stay in stunning property. Susie and Martin are wonderful hosts and can't do enough for you. Thr breathtaking views will be remembered forever. Thanks so much Martin & Susie, if you book here you won't be disappointed.

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Okiwa Bay Lodge and were able to experience some of the local delights such as the wineries and beautiful walks. We are pleased that you saw the stars at night from the deck. We do hope that you will be...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was our first experience using a B&B which was a strange concept for us feeling like we were in someone's home. However Susie and Martin are very friendly and easy to get along with. You would be hard pressed to find a place with a better view across the Queen Charlotte Sound and the house is well-designed to capitalise...

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. The position of the house up the hillside certainly means you gain the most from our expansive views. We are delighted that your first experience of B&B accommodation was enjoyable and we do hope that you will come again to enjoy more of this beautiful region.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Martin and Susie are wonderful hosts. Susie is a terrific cook. She cooked for us all three nights we were there and the food was great. The lodge is magnificent. 360 views that are breathtaking. New Zealand is simply beautiful and I doubt you'll find better accommodations anywhere on the South Island. Bravo to Martin and Susie! We highly recommend...

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay in our "Piece of Paradise". It give us a great deal of pleasure to share the opportunity of seeing our unique views down the Queen Charlotte Sound with all our guests. We do hope you will come again to explore more of this...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A magic place, Susie and Martin will take care of you and make your stay a great experience. Accomodation is fantastic and the view is just sublime. We will be back to spend more time in this great part of the world. We cannot rate this highly enough, take the time and have a look around.

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted you loved our Piece of Paradise as much as we do. We very much look forward to your next visit and hope we will be able to show more of the delights of the Marlborough region and the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

After 5 years we have returned to Okiwa Bay Lodge for a second stay. This is a very special place, not only because of it's exceptional setting, the views and the ambience, but also because of it's terrific hosts, Susie and Martin, who will not stop unless you are absolutely and totally papmered, satisfied and happy. And this is exactly...

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. The views are certainly spectacular at all times of the year and in all weather conditions. A glass of local Marlborough wine and a warm fire is always relaxing. It was an absolute pleasure to have you stay for a return visit and we do hope that you will come again soon.

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful b&b with exceptional views and realy friendly hosts. Had a great home cooked meal. Hot tub with view bonus! Lovely and warm! Very generous and kind hosts. The rooms were large and comfortable.

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We were so pleased the weather in the morning enabled you to see the whole of the Queen Charlotte Sound in all its glory. We hope you have a lovely onward journey and Good Luck to Katherine. We hope you will come to stay again.

Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My husband and I had a lovely time staying at the Okiwa Bay Lodge for three nights. The home is tastefully and beautifully decorated and the view over the ocean is truly spectacular and inspiring. Though it rained most of the time when we were there, the whole experience was uplifting and memorable. The place and the people made the...

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Okiwa_Bay_Lodge, Owner at Okiwa Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so very mch for your kind review. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The views certainly are still beautiful even in the rain. We do hope that some day in the future you will be able to return and explore more of this wonderful region.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our modern lodge caters for people who enjoy peace and tranquillity and the special things that nature has to offer. Whether you are just looking for a night’s rest after your walk along the Queen Charlotte Track, or wanting a few days "away from it all", the warm hospitality of your hosts Susie and Martin will ensure that your stay is a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Okiwa Bay Lodge

Address: 169 Anakiwa Road | Marlborough Sounds, Anakiwa 7281, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Anakiwa
Price Range: ₹ 12,986 - ₹ 14,338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Okiwa Bay Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Room 1 has stunning views over Queen Charlotte sound.”
 of 5 bubbles jennifert24, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“spotless, super quiet, beautifully appointed, comfortable, exquisite location”
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“Front room with a view is worth it”
 of 5 bubbles JonHiclimb, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had a room on the lower level and it was wonderfully private and quiet. The hot tub was literally just outside our door.”
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“Any room they give you is a good room!”
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