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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 January 2014

My 3 generation family have just spent 3 days at Mahana Lodge to celebrate my 70th birthday. Words like amazing, perfect, terrific, fabulous etc kept being repeated. The location is special but even more special are hosts Ann and John. They couldn't have been more welcoming, friendly, helpful, caring, etc [I could go on!]. Ann's meals are top restaurant style...

Thank LnMParemata
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Staying at Mahana Lodge was a highlight during our walk on the Queen Charlotte Track. After torrential rain what a warm greeting we received. The accom is lovely and tea and coffee and afternoon included was a welcome surprise. Ann and John provided a delicious meal and lovely wines. A great conclusion to an excellent day.

Thank JennyY3157Q
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Spent our second night on the QCT at Mahana Lodge and it was the absolute highlight of our entire 4 night/5 day experience. John and Ann were extremely welcoming hosts who really seem to care about their guests. The accommodation itself is four rooms arranged around a communal kitchen/lounge and is very comfortable. The kitchen is not available to cook...

Thank Kiwi666Sydney
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Our cycling of the queen charlotte trail was cancelled because of heavy rain but we chose to drive out and stay here anyway, and we are so pleased we did. The drive out is very slow (2 hours from the point you turn off the main road) but it's also beautiful and very enjoyable if you're not in a hurry....

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Mahanalodge, Owner at Mahana Lodge, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed your time at Mahana even though your cycle trip had to be cancelled because of the weather. We do our best to make our guests feel welcome and as we both enjoy cooking, it is always a pleasure to cook for you. However, we would like to point out to future guests, that we...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Mahana is a really lovely place to stay - a magical outlook and comfortable rooms with everything you need. John & Ann are wonderful hosts and Ann is a great cook - the food was delicious - we had a wonderful break after walking the Queen Charlotte Track. Recommend a visit

Thank Adelle K
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 16 December 2013

My family and I were hiking the Queen Charlotte Trail. As luck would have it, it rained heavily. When we arrived at the Mahana, we were greeted warmly. Literally. The lodge fireplace was lit and our hosts helped settle us in and dry us out. This is a great place to stay and the hosts are on top of all...

Thank James W
Sandy Beach
Reviewed 8 December 2013

It was the attention to detail, the wonderfully warm welcome, the feeling that we could have been long lost relatives sharing a meal in the conservatory that won us over. From a very welcome introduction to our lodge, complete with cosy log fire, offer to launder our damp clothes, home-made brownies and little bottle of champers, an umbrella for our...

Thank Di B
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Great quite lodge with beautiful view and atmosphere. It is within the queen charlotte track, the hosts give you all the information you need about the track. We also had a nice dinner that is set by the hosts (with additional cost) and organized as a family dinner, which was nice to talk and meet new people, hear tips etc.

Thank Raphy B
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

Arrived to a very warm welcome at this beautiful lodge surrounded by flowers to enjoy an excellent coffee and homemade cake after a hard days hiking. Our room was lovely and clean with a deck overlooking the stunning bay and surrounded by native cabbage trees. Delicious homemade gourmet dinner served up by the lovely owners who looked after us so...

Thank sally w
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 November 2013

John and Ann were wonderful hosts. The dinner was delicious ( go for the salmon) and their attention to detail in the accommodation was amazing. Idyllic setting. The perfect spot to relax after a long day's walk.

Thank bridgetg7

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mahana Lodge is a modern B&B on the beachfront in Endeavour Inlet. We offer accommodation and meals for people walking the Queen Charlotte Track and for people wanting a few nights of peace and tranquility in the Marlborough Sounds ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mahana Lodge

Address: Marlborough Sounds | Queen Charlotte Sound, Endeavour Inlet 7250, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Endeavour Inlet
Price Range: ₹ 8,470 - ₹ 10,309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Mahana Homestead Hotel Picton
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Front rooms have a great view. Room 4 I think is best.”
 of 5 bubbles JonHiclimb, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have an outdoor balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 382JOHN, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Only five rooms, we had the twin room facing the studio.”
 of 5 bubbles FionnaS, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All five rooms are great! We stayed in room 4 -- it may have the best view.”
  • View from the deck off our bedroom
 of 5 bubbles z0rba2014, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Any room will be fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles 755brucem, 1 May 2014 | Read review
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