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Owen River Lodge

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Atascadero, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently returned from a spectacular 5 week visit to New Zealand capped off with a 3 night stay at Owen River Lodge. In planning our trip, my wife (a Trip Advisor review reading junkie) wanted to end our journey with a luxury resort accommodation experience. My agenda was to sneak in a little guided fishing for...

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Yokohama, Japan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group, from Japan and Guam, had flyfishing experience from none to expert and we all had a wonderful time. Food, accommodations are all first rate. No better guides anywhere. Felix even let us play the blues at the Lodge one night. Stay here!

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Tucson
Reviewed 12 March 2017

From the moment you arrive you know you are in a very special place. Having fished quite a bit in the US and staying at what I thought were nice places, this lodge is a whole new level. Felix and his staff are nothing short of fabulous! The rooms are absolutely immaculate and beautiful with a view you have see...

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Thank Marshall D
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2017

After travelling the world for over 40 years nothing comes close to "Owen River Lodge" Felix and his team delivered way above expectation on all fronts. The food, accommodation, location and the warm environment provided a sensational holiday experience. Fishing the local waters provided trout over 5lbs regularly and even produced 11.25lb for one of the guests. I cannot wait...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Owen river lodge exceeded ALL of my expectations! Felix and his dedicated team leave nothing to chance! The rooms, the food, the guides, the location and the personalised service ensure a memorable stay and leave you wanting more!! It was without question, a five star fly fishing experience that I will never forget. We are already looking to book for...

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Thank MickOC1978
Catskill, NY
Reviewed 18 February 2017

To call Owen Riven Lodge a fishing destination would be to neglect its many virtues. My wife and I went as complete novices, really more for the staggeringly beautiful placement near Nelson Lakes than anything else, and were shown enough of the rudiments of flyfishing to actually catch a trout of fair dimensions. Felix and Keeley were wonderful hosts. Hanna,...

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Thank Eugene Z
Reviewed 17 February 2017

If you are wanting to fly fish in one of the most amazing places in the world, definitely go to Owen River Lodge. Although the price is pretty pricey for young adults, I still think it is worth it. The food, the guides, Felix, the rest of the staff, not to mention the awesome scenery and fly fishing are truly...

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Thank Kinsey A
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Everything was perfect! From the delicious meals and clean rooms (right down to the clean duvets) If you needed anything - it was provided. Laundry cleaned no charge. Felix and Keeley make you feel right at home. All of the staff were so friendly. Amanda was the evening hostess and is a true angel. The house keeping staff work quickly...

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Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The lodge is a short, scenic drive from Nelson. It's an old farm house that has been completely remodeled and updated. The guest quarters are a short walk and are quite comfortable and have a beautiful view of the nearby mountains. The three course meals were fantastic; featuring local produce. Each was delicious and well portioned. The fishing guides were...

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Thank Dennis T
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful week of fishing at the Lodge. Fished several different rivers in the area. Chef Ryan and Chef Jo are both wonderfully creative. I highly recommend the Owen River Lodge. Lodge Proprietor, Felix, makes whatever you need happen. Just came back and already miss hearing the sound of Cicadas in the trees.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owen River Lodge is New Zealand's finest 5 star rated fly fishing lodge. Luxurious, warm and inviting ambiance. Stylish, understated accommodation located right on the Owen River in the South Island of New Zealand. Come and enjoy the stunning food, superb service and outstanding fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Owen River Lodge

Address: 173 Owen Valley East Road, Murchison 7077, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
Price Range: RM2,132 - RM3,393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Owen River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are great”
MarshallD690, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All Suites are perfect”
_oconnellgreg, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I believe they're all the same!”
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“All rooms outstanding.”
PamProctor, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All six rooms are fantsatic”
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