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Kowhai Lane Lodge

Kowhai Lane Lodge is situated in private gardens only 4 or 5 minutes stroll from the village centre and waterfront, a home away from home for your Island experience.
Kowhai Lane Lodge, View Street, Oban, New Zealand
Rates from $270

Kowhai Lane Lodge Details 


Kowhai Lane Lodge is situated in private gardens only 4 or 5 minutes stroll from the village centre and waterfront, a home away from home for your Island experience.
With 4 double rooms upstairs Kowhai Lane can be either a single room booking with shared kitchen/lounge areas or as a whole of house booking for your family or group of friends. All rooms have ensuite facilities so you won’t be queuing for the bathroom. Three are king double or twin and the fourth is a queen. There is lots of room for all with both large lounge and dining room.
The kitchen is well appointed with all modern conveniences, including a dishwasher. And there is a guest pantry !!
Or…. Kowhai Lane Apartment on the ground floor is ideal for a small family or 3 adults travelling together.
Automatic central heating keeps the outdoors at bay on the chillier days. (No coal fires or range to struggle with). Electric blankets on all beds ensure a great sleep on the coolest of nights.
Take the whole house plus apartment and you’ll enjoy a great discount.
Kowhai Lane Lodge is 2 night minimum stay and a “Sails” guided exploration of Ulva Island is a must do and is part of the Kowhai Lane package and as we generally restrict party size to a maximum of 6 you will be really involved. The local walks are a relaxed way of exploring the forests and beaches the community nestles amongst.
Kowhai Lane is your ideal base to explore the Island. “Get your bearings” with a “Sails” Scenic Road Tour and Guided Ulva Island walk.”Sails” party sizes are small and guests enjoy complimentary transfer plus a discount off the listed price.You’ll also leave with a free DVD containing a short film and slide shows about Stewart Island and we’ll copy your digital images onto the disk as well.
WiFi is available throughout the house and grounds . Walking the tracks???…… Kowhai Lane has secure lockers for your gear if staying before and after your hike. And we’ll drop you off at track start… no charge

“Tui” Room
Tui Room is ensuite, harbour view and fully centrally heated 24/7. The king bed is either double or twin configuration, and has electric blanket. There is TV. Tui is the Maori name for one of our native birds.
“Kereru” Room
Kereru Room is ensuite with King twin/double bed and electric blankets . It is centrally heated 24/7 and has a harbour view. Kereru (Local Maori called them “Kukupa”) are our large native pigeon
“Piwakawaka” Room
Piwakawaka is our queen room. Ensuite, with electric blanket and centrally heated 24/7, it has a garden view. Piwakawaka is the Maori name for our fantail bird, and means “Dancing Canoe”
“Kiwi” Room
Kiwi Room is ensuite, with king double/twin bed and electric blankets. Centrally heated 24/7 Kiwi room is garden view. Kiwi are our native bird emblem, and can occasionally be heard calling from Kowhai lane
Kowhai Lane Apartment
Our Apartment is the lower level at Kowhai Lane. It has two rooms plus ensuite, and has a king double/twin bed .
It is centrally heated 24/7 and is garden view.


Kowhai Lane Lodge has 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms featuring pure luxury throughout.


Includes complimentary transfers on arrival and departure
Extensive local concierge service
Complimentary DVD

Checking In & Out

Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 11am


Kowhai Lane Tui Room: $270
Kowhai Lane Kereru Room: $270
Kowhai Lane Piwakawaka Room: $270
Kowhai Lane Kiwi Room: $270
Kowhai Lane Apartment: $270
Checking In & Out
$270 / per night



The area offers some fantastic food options sourcing the region’s best produce and catering to a range of budgets, see some of the best below:
KaiKart Takeaways
Church Hill Restaurant & Oyster Bar
South Sea Hotel dining room and pub
Kiwi-French Creperie
Make sure you book in advance if you plan to eat at any of the above restaurants as they are very popular and easily fill for the weekend.
We also offer a concierge service on this property if you would like us to arrange any bookings.


Getting There and Distances

Kowhai Lane Lodge is 841 kms from Wellington

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