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    Observation Rock Lodge

    • Free Wifi
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    7 Leonard Street | Oban, Stewart Island 9846, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Observation Rock Lodge offers an incredible, luxurious experience on beautiful Stewart island. Owners Annett and Phil have created an oasis that is woven with elegance, creativity and serenity. Phil took me on a late afternoon kayaking trip that was great fun and exciting. We even...More

    Reviewed 11 February 2017

    We spent two nights at Stewart Island Lodge and would recommend it whole heartedly. Beautiful and luxurious and peaceful accommodation and rooms is a magnificent garden, looking out over tree tops to beautiful landscapes. Annett and Phil are warm, knowledgeable and extremely helpful hosts. Phil...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2017

    We were lucky enough to stay for a few days on New Zealand’s “third” island, the beautifully unspoilt Stewart Island. This incredibly peaceful and laid back place hosts the fantastic Observation Rock Lodge. From the very beginning of our experience, when I first emailed a...More

    Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

    It was sad to leave after 3 night! Annette and phil are unbelievably friendly, so down to earth, always pointed us in the right direction! We absolutely loved Annette breakfasts! And we booked phil to take us kayaking for 2 hours On a lovely calm...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2017

    As we were the only people staying (over Christmas) Annett upgraded us to the Lodge room. We appreciated that - it is a beautiful, comfortable room. The setting of the Observation Rock Lodge is spectacular - stunning views, and nestled in amongst leafy vegetation and...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Restaurant
    • Spa
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    Room Tips
    "We had a room with a hot tub on the private verandah"
    MichaelDonkin, 1 month agoRead review
    "Lodging deluxe option recommended, incredibly comfortable, private room with that view from your deck and..."
    Rachel W, 3 months agoRead review
    "One room has ensuite and outside bath other one doesn't."
    PAB3, 9 months agoRead review
    "Try and get the room with the ensuite"
    NotMeantToFlyEconomy, 11 months agoRead review
    "If an en suite bath room is important, request it."
    PipperDog, over a year agoRead review
    "Enjoy a libation in the huge green house where most of our dinner came from!"
    sermars, over a year agoRead review
    "Every room is great."
    Rama J, over a year agoRead review
    "Room 2 has large balcony and ensuite bathroom"
    Baya, over a year agoRead review
    "Both rooms have their own charm"
    KazG-UK, over a year agoRead review
    "The rooms are wonderful. We had the room with en suite shower."
    Karenholiday, over a year agoRead review
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