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Presque Isle, Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is without hesitation I offer Stonefly Lodge my highest recommendation.  John and Kate, the owner/operators, are completely hands-on. They are driven to provide each guest his or her best experience. The service, the food and the lodge itself are the highest quality. My fishing guide put me over fish every day under difficult weather conditions. Stonefly Lodge is the...

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Thank Richard S
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Hubby and I finished our 10 day tour of NZ at this amazingly beautiful property. The location is fantastic. The lodge building is of great design and maintained beautifully. My husband who loves to fly fish was blown away. I don't fish and yet had a wonderful time. It is the perfect destination for couples who either like to fish...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I have fly fished all over the world and I can tell you that it does not get any better than Stonefly Lodge. Every aspect of my trip to Stonefly was exceptional. John and Kate Kerr are perfect hosts, and as owners, they insure no detail is overlooked. The accommodations are top notch. The cuisine (how many times can you...

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Minneapolis
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We stayed two nights in February of 2016 after a disappointing stay elsewhere in the Nelson area. John & Kate took us in as luxury traveler refugees and got our New Zealand adventure back on track. This place shines from the moment you enter the gates until you leave. John & Kate are the consummate hosts and have truly created...

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Park City, Utah
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent 4 wonderful days at this beautiful lodge. John and Kate are the ultimate hosts and Stonefly is clearly a labor of love created from local timber cut and milled on site and crafted into a majestic but cozy lodge overlooking the Motueka River. The chef, Dean, is a wizard! Every meal was beautifully prepared and...

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Thank jdflyfish
Reviewed 5 April 2016

The lodge is beautiful, with its natural wood and stone features. The location, right on the Motueka River, gives visitors breath-taking views. John and Kate are wonderful hosts and take care of your every need, from making sure your laundry is clean to scheduling tours to communicating with guides, etc. Having evening drinks and canapés with the other guests was...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2016

As you wind along the lone road amid the cattle and sheep you abruptly come to the sign announcing the turn that will take you to the Stonefly Lodge. This dirt road winds up the hill till you see the astonishing lodge ahead of you. Your expectations are met as you open the door and experience the beauty of this...

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Thank MrDCD
Reviewed 3 February 2016

John and Kate Kerr have created an extraordinary Lodge in all respects and offer the finest fishing I have had on the South Island, along with 5 star food and fabulous accommodations. But the best part of anyone's stay are Kate and John themselves---they make their home your home and will cater to your every whim-if you want a massage...

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Oviedo, Florida
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The accommodations (thank you, John & Kate!) and the food (thank you, Chef Dean!) were exemplary, but the heli-fishing was the absolute best. Stunning scenary from the sky and then up close and personal. The water was so pure you could drink from the rivers directly. The rocks formed rapids small enough to wade and large enough to avoid all...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2016

John and Kate have set up an incredibly impressive oasis in the hillsides of the Motueka River. Fully 'off grid' but still offering premium luxury, whether you're going to fish or for a holiday to reconnect with nature, you're in for a treat at Stonefly Lodge. Rooms are spacious and overlook a magical mountain / river setting. The beds are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stonefly Lodge is situated on 150 acres of private forest on the banks of the Motueka River, only 50 minutes drive from Nelson. Built from local stone and timber the lodge is centrally located between 3 National Parks offering the complete package for the fly fishing enthusiast or a wide variety of spectacular tours from hiking, wine tasting, kayaking and exploring the many art and craft studios in the region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stonefly Lodge

Address: 3256 Motueka Valley Highway | Abel Tasman / Nelson, Motueka 7096, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Price Range: ₹ 55,721 - ₹ 66,525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Stonefly Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Every room offers views, luxury and comfort.”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are equally wonderful. WiFi is spotty in rooms, but you are in the middle of nowhere. How could it not be?”
  • High end bath fixtures (tub, walk in shower)
  • Lots of space
  • View from rooms.
  • Lovely, pristine rooms
 of 5 bubbles whitney449, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There are only four rooms and all have balconies and views of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles bemd476, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There are only 4 rooms and they are all fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles Z5878ATkarenb, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all amazing, offering great views and wonderful balconies. You can't go wrong. If you want a bathtub, be sure to request one.”
 of 5 bubbles Pastasauce, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
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