Te Anau Lodge, Te Anau, New Zealand
With breathtaking lake and over to the Luxmore mountain views, this quaint lodge, housed in a former convent dating from 1936. Te Anau Lodge has been lovingly restored maintaining its original and delightful charm, with modern facilities. Te Anau Lodge is quiet and secluded, yet only 15 minutes walk from Te Anau town centre. Experience the genuine warmth of traditional hospitality in the relaxed and tranquil environment of our 1936 relocated former convent, in one of New Zealand’s most scenic locations- stunning Fiordland. Built in 1936, and relocated to Te Anau from nearby Nightcaps, the former Sisters of Mercy Convent is positioned at the northern end of Te Anau Township, surrounded by breathtaking lake and mountain views. The location of the lodge is quiet and tranquil, yet only 15 minutes walk to the centre of Te Anau township.
The Lodge has been lovingly restored with the interior still including the original oak paneling with rimu battening and polished timber floors and a number of unique architectural and design features of its era. You may wish to unwind in Te Anau Lodge’s Library, with wonderful views of Lake Te Anau and the Murchison Mountains- home of the Takahe- one of New Zealand’s rarest and most elusive birds. Tea and coffee are always available along with fresh cakes and home baking. Leisurely breakfasts are served in the former chapel, with its stained-glass feature windows, and there is always tea, coffee and cake in the library. Wandering through the gardens, watching the sunsets and star gazing are popular guest pursuits.
Facilities: Every bedroom is fitted with radiator heating, internet ports, alarm clocks, power adaptors, night lights, woollen duvets and luggage racks. In each bathroom there is an abundance of warmth…. with underfloor heating in the tiled bathrooms, heated towel rails and electric fan heaters. In each bathroom there is an abundance of warmth…. with underfloor heating in the tiled bathrooms, heated towel rails and electric fan heaters. You will also find hairdryers, toiletries, and large, soft, fresh towels delivered daily.
Destination: 52 Howden Street Te Anau
Official website: Te Anau Lodge