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  • Jan. 23, 2017
    “Perfect get-a-way”
  • Apr. 22, 2016
480 Cramptons Bush Road, Amberley 7482 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Lovely home, friendly and knowledgeable hosts, brilliant cooked breakfast. Don't be put off by the short stretch of gravel road because it's only 15 mins through beautiful North Canterbury landscape to a top rate quality accommodation. Looking forward to seeing Karen and Roger (and the...More

1  Thank Tania R
Response from rogerandkaren, Owner at Awen Lodge B&BResponded January 25, 2017

Thank you Tania. It was a real shame that you had an appointment to keep as I felt we had so much in common and could have chatted until Doomsday. I hope you give J.K. Rowling a run for her money and look forward to...More

Reviewed April 22, 2016

If you ever get the chance to stay here, do. Having read other people's rave reviews about this B & B we did wonder what it really was like. And it really and truly is wonderful. The trip along the short dusty road is worth...More

1  Thank elainehenry89
Response from rogerandkaren, Owner at Awen Lodge B&BResponded April 24, 2016

Thank you for your kind words. We like give free upgrades if the room is available and we're glad that you appreciated it. We hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed March 3, 2016

A very enjoyable visit with friendly, knowledgeable hosts. The Queen room bed and facilities were excellent and the breakfast was awesome. We were treated like privileged friends. We highly recommend Awen Lodge and look forward to staying there again soon.

1  Thank annettejk2016
Response from rogerandkaren, Owner at Awen Lodge B&BResponded March 5, 2016

Thank you for your kind words. We do our best to make our guests' stay enjoyable and feel that a good breakfast is essential for travellers. We're really glad that you enjoyed your stay in our home and hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed February 9, 2016

Having stayed at Awen Lodge on several occasions, I always feel relaxed and at ease given the views and peacefulness of the location-hence my return visits. Roger & Karen always offer a very warm, friendly welcome into their home and hospitality which enables you to...More

1  Thank Wendy D
Response from rogerandkaren, Owner at Awen Lodge B&BResponded February 16, 2016

Wendy, we always look forward to your return visits. You are a fabulous guest and we remember with great fondness our conversations and laughter. Our door will always be open to you.

Reviewed February 7, 2016

Three nights over Waitangi weekend exploring Mt Grey and the Tirimoana walk to the beach - thinking we would just have a base but immediately felt like we were catching up with friends. Roger and Karen welcomed us in their home and the length of...More

1  Thank Meanie B
Response from rogerandkaren, Owner at Awen Lodge B&BResponded February 8, 2016

Thank you for your kind comments. Until your stay with us we had no idea how rich we were in terms of local orchids, you certainly taught us a great deal for which we were truly grateful. We hope to see you again one day.

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Awen Lodge is set in 25 acres of farmland adjoining Mt Grey and Ashley Forest in the foothills of the Southern Alps. We offer a delicious, full cooked breakfast and always have gluten free and dairy free ...More options available. Situated just 45 minutes north of Christchurch airport we are also ideally placed for day trips to the thermal pools at Hanmer Springs. Sample the award winning wines of the Waipara Valley vineyards and the culinary delights of Amberley’s restaurants, all of which are about a 15 minute drive away. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$67 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Awen Lodge B&B New Zealand/Amberley
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Amberley
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"B&B isn't handy to cafes so either have your dinner beforehand or take something cold (salads and..."
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"Lovely morning views of Mt Grey from our twin room."
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"It is a supremely unique spot with mountains, forestry, farmland, unimpeded views, warmth, welcome and..."
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"We stayed in the Queen room which was good and had access to our own bathroom and loo across the corridor..."
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