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North East England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My fiancee and I are visiting New Zealand from the UK and booked to stay at the Summit Lodge for one night for my friend's wedding. We are based in Raglan for our holiday so travelled a good 8 hours to get here. Upon arriving we were pleasantly greeted by a very happy dog, Dexter, and the owners and hosts...

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most relaxing venues you could ever hope to visit. Room had the most comfortable bed we have slept in since starting our trip. Hosted to a very high standard. Thought of our every need. Thank you

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Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

Eleanor, you are very welcome - thank you so much for your kind review. Always good to know that we are on track! Tracey & Jim

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The house and garden are beautiful! The owners do an amazing job at maintaining the property. The room and bathroom are comfortable, clean, and quiet. The owners prepared a delicious breakfast the next morning, and most of the food they served was home made. We only spent one night but I could have spent a whole week there...

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Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Elodie, thank you so much for your review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Providing home baked bread, muesli and jams made from fruit from the garden...not to mention eggs from our chickens is all part of what we love to provide our guests for breakfast. What we can't grow/produce/make ourselves is locally sourced to ensure...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

What a great setup, a separate private wing to the building for guest accommodation. Lovely gardens surround the property as well as friendly Alpacas in a nearby paddock. Very comfy bed and a great outdoor spa. Tracy was a lovely host with excellent knowledge of the area and cooks a great breakfast. Definitely will return if in the area again.

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed two nights and found Tracey and Jim's hospitality fantastic. THe home (truely 5 star) is in a set in a large tranquil garden and the guest accommodation In a seperate wing offers oodles of room to kick back and relax. The food was sourced locally or homemade and was all delicious. A great balance of privacy and company...

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stayed 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The house and immense garden are beautiful. The separate guest wing is quiet and private. It's amazing that all this has been built in just the last few years. Took up Tracey's offer of a ride to the Gladstone Inn for a very nice dinner the first night (the proprietor at the...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Tracey and Jim were generous hosts for our party of 3 couples for the long weekend. they accommodated our various needs effortlessly. The balance between being able to feel like we were at home, while not having to do any of the work was fabulous. We were able to indulge our love of good food, good wine, sleep ins and...

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Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

thank you for your review - we love hosting groups! A great opportunity to cater for people who appreciate the good things in life - and we enjoyed the challenge of meeting the dietary needs! Your kitten distraction was also appreciated - he gets bored without people to play with him (and today we discovered that he can escape out...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We spent one night at The Summit Lodge. The place was quiet but lively, which was exactly what we were looking for. Upon arrival, we were greeted by Jim and Dexter the lab, and then Tracey. She showed us around the property. When we went inside, it was truly five star - spacious room, lovely decoration, luxury lounge, complete with...

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Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - it is great to know that everything was up to expectations. The breakfast bread is always a favourite! Plus it makes the kitchen smell good whilst it is baking....few can resist! You missed meeting Monte - our latest addition, he is quite a character, Monte is a blue Burmese and has already...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We stayed at The Summit Lodge for our anniversary, it was a perfect place for a special occasion. There are not many rooms, and they are very private. The breakfast was really good, especially the fresh bread and butter. We wish we had opted in to the dinner they had the night we stayed (extra cost), it sounded really nice....

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Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

thank you so much for your review and your kind words - well, dinner next time! (and if you have any special requests we usually manage to deliver)! - Local, seasonal and flavoursome is our normal repertoire though. We always do a fresh loaf for breakfast - nothing quite like hot, freshly baked bread. Tracey

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This was the second time my mother and I have stayed here and it was even better the second time! Tracey and Jim really know a good time! Brilliant food, socialising, homemade baked goods and DVD collection! Really enjoyed meeting the other guests and having dinner with them. Really welcoming and relaxing atmosphere - just like coming home. Hoping to...

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Tracey011, Owner at The Summit Lodge, responded to this review

thank you so much Luke - such lovely words. We try to make it feel like a home away from home so it is great to know we are succeeding. Looking forward to seeing you and your mum again sometime, Tracey & Jim

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Summit Lodge, Gladstone provides 5-star, peaceful, quiet accommodation for a maximum of 6 guests in a private wing of the lodge. Each guest room has ensuite facilities and a private patio as well as heat pump/air con. A large lounge is available exclusively for guest use and the Lodge offers wifi access throughout. Beautiful views of farmland and rolling hills, alpacas to meet and feed and range of cats as well as a Labrador dog. Cooked and continental breakfast options with home baked bread, home toasted muesli, fresh fruit, espresso coffee/teas, free range eggs and locally cured bacon. Dinners available with notice featuring local, seasonal produce; served dinner-party style. Single storey and wheelchair accessible, Child-free. Close to several wineries, golf courses and many other Wairarapa attractions. 15 Min drive to Masterton and Carterton and 20 mins to Greytown and Martinborough. Local country inn, 3km. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Summit Lodge

Address: 4 Admiral Road | Gladstone, Masterton 5883, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Masterton
Price Range: RM1,020 - RM1,069 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Summit Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All three rooms are great, one room has wet bathroom if wheelchair access is required”
 of 5 bubbles JudithB542, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were excellent”
 of 5 bubbles terryg996, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All three rooms very much the same, private patios.”
 of 5 bubbles rogerk748, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Saw all the rooms - each one beautiful , with it's own private courtyard. The insulation and double glazing ensure absolute peace and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles spainoNz, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms delightfully presented with private outside area. The guest loung is fantastic facility for guests”
 of 5 bubbles fitlike106, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
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