Bush Chalet - stand-alone studio suites

Bush Chalets are studio suites nestled in the bush with uninterupted views over Kahurangi National Park. With timber ceiling, natural colours and luxury wool carpet our Bush Chalets offer the same comforts as an Ensuite Room but more space and privacy. They are 35m2 (350 sq ft) with 2 large decks 25m2 (250 sq ft) with table and chairs, private hot tub and sun-loungers. 50 - 100m from the main Lodge.

Select the Lodge Package for the unique New Zealand Lodge experience with full breakfasts, daily aperitifs & table d‘hote lodge dining. [For anyone staying more than 3 nights, we offer an option of a 3-course dinner with BBQ pack or a lighter main to eat in your suite one evening. Even if you dine out on one evening, it is still our best package for anyone not planning to cook for themselves every night.]

Alternatively, book the Flexi Package option to escape the world for a quiet getaway; ideal for honeymoons. Join us for aperitifs and dinner on your arrival night. A welcome basket and daily breakfast supplies mean you can enjoy healthy breakfasts with free-range eggs from the Riwaka Valley in the privacy of your own suite or on your deck. On other evenings, self-cater or dine at local cafés (casual dining options 20 minutes drive, fine dining 40-60 minutes drive) for full freedom in the evening. Or, you can mix-and-match and add Dinner at the Lodge for one or more nights, or a cooked breakfast on any day. [Dinner on arrival night is required. In early or late season especially, dinner may not be available at short notice if no other guests are booked or we have insufficient staff or ingredients for late dinner bookings.]

Bush Chalets are serviced daily.
Kitchen & BBQ (shops & cafes 20 minutes away)
Guests have full access to pool, spa and all Lodge facilities.

Ideal for relaxed summer holidays & longer stays.

Bush Chalet    2019-20 Rates

Super-King Bed [2 single beds or 2 separate duvets by request]
Ensuite with shower plus private outdoor hot tub
Kitchen & BBQ

Lodge Package:
with full breakfast, aperitifs & 4-course dinner daily

$945 per couple per night [$845 single]


Flexi Package:
with daily breakfast supplies plus aperitifs & dinner first night

$745 per room per night plus $100pp on arrival night

Optional extras:
    Lodge Dining $125pp reservation required by 9am
    Cooked Breakfast $25pp no reservation required

Note: This product is designed for honeymooners and couples staying longer or wanting to self-cater. It has less availability during the peak time of 20 December to 20 March and minimum stay is usually 3-nights.


Room rates are inclusive of 15% GST    Compare Rooms


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Bush Chalet facilities

Bathroom - Ensuite with massage shower, demist mirror, heated floor & towel rail
Private Hot Tub - Deck with sun loungers and private hot tub
Bedding - Down duvet & pillows with freshly laundered cotton covers
Amenities - Bathrobes, pool towels, hairdryer & toiletries, games & magazines
Furniture - Sofa, table & chairs, balcony furniture & sun-loungers
Storage - Generous hanging, drawer & shelf space, wall safe
Heating / Cooling - Ceiling fan, undertile heat & Dyson heater/fan
Electricals - TV Freeview channels, DVD/CD, Bluetooth Sound Bar & AUX cable
Comms - Limited cellphone reception. Free out-going phone & wifi (metered)
Laundry - Laundry service & iron
Kitchen - Nespresso coffee machine, gas BBQ, fridge, hob & microwave, fish sink
Deck - Large deck with wide views over the Kahurangi National Park

Room Statistics

Bed Super-King 180 x 201 (6' x 6'7") / Twin 2 x 90 x 201 (3' x 6'7")

Ensuite with massage shower

Room Size 35m2 with 25m2 deck

Minimum stay 2 nights

Children Sorry, not suitable for children under 18
Babies under 6 months are welcome, portacot available

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