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The Summit Lodge

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had another awesome weekend in this relaxing and luxurious Lodge. This is a perfect place for a getaway with lovely hosts, yummy food in wonderful surroundings. As they do not cater for children it is perfect for relaxation and time out. My friends and I love it and have already booked again for next year.

Thank Terry G
Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family travelled up to the Masterton area for the 2017 balloon festival and because it kept getting rained on we needed to extend our stay. Most everything was booked but I found the Summit searching on my cellphone and started to make a reservation punching in a room for "2 adults + 2 children". Upon having trouble with my...

Thank Laurie1234039
Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

I am sorry you didn't enjoy your stay and that you felt stressed. However, on our website and on all the websites we are listed on it is very clear that we do not cater for children. I was very surprised when you arrived to see two seven year old boys with you. When you phoned, a few hours prior...

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Our hosts Tracey and Jim were fantastic and their lodge very comfortable, modern and well appointed. We had a great stay in a nice room, with separate ensuite and view out to lovely gardens. The location of this property is in amongst a now developed piece of rural land that our hosts have spent considerable time planting with a variety...

Thank MarkAngusNZ
Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for you review and recommendation, Mark - nice to know we delivered to expectations. We enjoyed meeting you both - as did the alpacas - they love being fed by guests! Hope to see you again Tracey & Jim

Reviewed 18 March 2017

On arrival to the property you can't help but admire the gardens and the peaceful rural setting. As we pulled in Dexter the chocolate labrador was there to greet us. Tracey and Jim soon had us settled in and as we were the only guests we had the whole guest wing to ourselves which really was a luxury. There was...

Thank Minigirl24
Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

thank you for your review, always good to know that we are doing the right thing! Dinner with guests is always fun - we love cooking and the conversation over dinner. Hope to see you again in the future Tracey and Jim (and Dexter!)

North East England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My fiancee and I are visiting New Zealand from the UK and booked to stay at the Summit Lodge for one night for my friend's wedding. We are based in Raglan for our holiday so travelled a good 8 hours to get here. Upon arriving we were pleasantly greeted by a very happy dog, Dexter, and the owners and hosts...

Thank Doctor_CGG
Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review - we always try our best to ensure guests feel welcome and are comfortable so always good to know we are doing the right things! Hope to see you back here some time, hopefully with some time to time for R&R! Tracey & Jim

Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017

One of the most relaxing venues you could ever hope to visit. Room had the most comfortable bed we have slept in since starting our trip. Hosted to a very high standard. Thought of our every need. Thank you

Thank _eleanor21754
Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

Eleanor, you are very welcome - thank you so much for your kind review. Always good to know that we are on track! Tracey & Jim

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The house and garden are beautiful! The owners do an amazing job at maintaining the property. The room and bathroom are comfortable, clean, and quiet. The owners prepared a delicious breakfast the next morning, and most of the food they served was home made. We only spent one night but I could have spent a whole week there...

Thank ElodieS0610
Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Elodie, thank you so much for your review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Providing home baked bread, muesli and jams made from fruit from the garden...not to mention eggs from our chickens is all part of what we love to provide our guests for breakfast. What we can't grow/produce/make ourselves is locally sourced to ensure...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

What a great setup, a separate private wing to the building for guest accommodation. Lovely gardens surround the property as well as friendly Alpacas in a nearby paddock. Very comfy bed and a great outdoor spa. Tracy was a lovely host with excellent knowledge of the area and cooks a great breakfast. Definitely will return if in the area again.

Thank Mr_Mayzen
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed two nights and found Tracey and Jim's hospitality fantastic. THe home (truely 5 star) is in a set in a large tranquil garden and the guest accommodation In a seperate wing offers oodles of room to kick back and relax. The food was sourced locally or homemade and was all delicious. A great balance of privacy and company...

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stayed 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The house and immense garden are beautiful. The separate guest wing is quiet and private. It's amazing that all this has been built in just the last few years. Took up Tracey's offer of a ride to the Gladstone Inn for a very nice dinner the first night (the proprietor at the...

Thank dameK

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Summit Lodge, Gladstone provides 5-star, peaceful, quiet accommodation for a maximum of 6 guests in a private wing of the lodge. Each guest room has ensuite facilities and a private patio as well as heat pump/air con. A large lounge is available exclusively for guest use and the Lodge offers wifi access throughout. Beautiful views of farmland and rolling hills, alpacas to meet and feed and range of cats as well as a Labrador dog. Cooked and continental breakfast options with home baked bread, home toasted muesli, fresh fruit, espresso coffee/teas, free range eggs and locally cured bacon. Dinners available with notice featuring local, seasonal produce; served dinner-party style. Single storey and wheelchair accessible, Child-free. Close to several wineries, golf courses and many other Wairarapa attractions. 15 Min drive to Masterton and Carterton and 20 mins to Greytown and Martinborough. Local country inn, 3km. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Summit Lodge

Address: 4 Admiral Road | Gladstone, Masterton 5883, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Masterton
Price Range: $285 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Summit Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are only 3 rooms in this Lodge, all are lovely”
terryg996, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“All three rooms are great, one room has wet bathroom if wheelchair access is required”
JudithB542, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were excellent”
terryg996, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All three rooms very much the same, private patios.”
rogerk748, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Saw all the rooms - each one beautiful , with it's own private courtyard. The insulation and double glazing ensure absolute peace and quiet.”
spainoNz, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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