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 a Superior Room in the main lodge 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 Self-cater option to escape the world for a quiet getaway. A welcome basket and daily breakfast supplies mean you can enjoy a healthy breakfast with free-range eggs from the Riwaka Valley in the privacy of your own suite or on your deck; 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. You can mix-and-match and add Dinner at the Lodge for one or more nights, or a cooked breakfast. [Dinner on arrival night is recommended. 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 Rates 2018-19      

Lodge Package - $895 per couple per night [$795 single]

Includes full breakfast, aperitifs and lodge dinner
Super-King Bed [2 single beds or 2 separate duvets by request]
Ensuite with shower
Private outdoor hot tub & sun loungers


Self-cater - $695 per room per night

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

Includes welcome basket & daily breakfast supplies
Super-King Bed [2 single beds or 2 separate duvets by request]
Ensuite with shower
Private outdoor hot tub & sun loungers
Kitchen & BBQ
Optional extra: Lodge Dinner $125pp advance reservation required
Optional extra: Cooked Breakfast $25pp


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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