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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Down a narrow road lies the sweetest little lodge. This place was truly amazing. The outside was fantastic -- beautiful gardens, a wonderful tree house, and a good-sized herd of llamas and alpacas. Our room was spacious and beautifully decorated. It definitely felt like staying at a friend's house, a friend with better taste than I have! And the breakfast...

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Bellevue, WA
Reviewed 23 March 2015

We arrived after 8 PM for our one-night stay. Robbert came out to the driveway to welcome us, showed us to our room, and then gave us our space for the duration of the evening. Our room was huge; it had a large bed, a sitting area, and the biggest bathroom I've ever seen. The fixtures in the bathroom were...

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Luxembourg
Reviewed 22 March 2015

My husband and I spent one night at the Retiro Park Lodge in the beginning of February 2015 and were blown away - by the house and surroundings, which are absolutely stunning, the great hospitality and the food. I had communicated a bit with Victor via e-mail before our arrival, since we were in New Zealand on our honeymoon. I...

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 21 March 2015

By the time we rolled up into the Retiro Park Lodge, after several days in New Zealand already, I had had quite a bit of beautiful scenery. I yearned for something more than that, something that would set our trip to New Zealand apart. Victor and Robbert managed to provide such gracious hospitality, elegant accommodations, and good company that our...

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 March 2015

My wife and I stayed at Retiro Park Lodge for one night.We found the hosts Robbert and Victor fantastic hosts.Nothing was a problem. The room we stayed in was immaculate as was everything else. Breakfast was superb.The fresh fruit was just that-fresh. Outside the grounds were very well kept. This would rate as the best B&B we have ever stayed...

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St leonards, Sussex, England
Reviewed 26 February 2015

The Retiro Park Lodge was the first destination on our visit to the South Island. We had read the previous reviews and this appeared to be "up our street". Firstly, it was situated in a quiet but beautiful location, about 15 minutes from Nelson. This beauty was enhanced by the immaculate grounds (thanks to Robert) and the size of the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2015

It is not often I would give a holiday experience a 5 star rating, but Retiro Park Lodge exceeded our expectations and gave us a holiday to remember! The property itself is exceptional with well-established gardens, a gaggle of beautiful friendly animals and elegant accommodation. Our hosts (Robbert & Victor) were the ultimate… welcoming, funny, kind and generous and easily...

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Thank Karen H
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I am struggling to find one single word to describe our stay, so just to name a few would be outstanding,relaxing,perfect getaway,amazing. My husband and I stayed here valentines weekend for our wedding anniversary and knew it would be a great stay as soon as we arrived we were greeted at our car by Robert (one of the hosts) If...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Everything about Retiro Park Lodge is excellent. From the superb accommodation and delicious breakfast to the peaceful and tranquil setting amongst the vines, Llamas, Alpacas and ponies. The hosts Robbert, Victor and their whole menagerie of animals made us feel so welcome and at home. This is a truly superb and upmarket 'home stay' where one feels that one arrives...

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Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Retiro Park Lodge is unique and was made very special for me by the charming hospitality of my hosts, Robbert and Victor, not to mention their gorgeous dog and herd of Alpacas and Llamas. I was made more than welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The delightful property set in beautifully maintained grounds, is tucked away on a hillside,...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Retiro Park Lodge offers friendly, personalyzed, memorable accommodation in an oasis of quiet country luxury: Surrounded by an extensive garden, in a 90-acre park-like property, nestled amongst hills and sitting along the river in beautiful Teal Valley, but minutes away from Nelson City’s bustle. The property rears Llamas and Alpacas that roam freely in the paddocks surrounding the lodge and also has its own producing vineyard, olive and almond groves. Our Bed and Breakfast is a destination on its own and the perfect base to explore the region’s most sought after attractions: it is within easy reach for day excursions from “The Abel Tasman”, “Kahurangi” and “Nelson Lakes” National Parks and “The Marlborough Sounds” and its wine growing region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Retiro Park Lodge

Address: 152 Teal Valley Road, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: RM1,001 - RM1,073 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Retiro Park Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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