Awaroa Lodge, Able Tasman National Park, New Zealand

Accommodation Type: Lodge
Number of rooms: 26

Awaroa Lodge was originally built in 1991 to offer New Zealand and international travellers the opportunity to experience a unique national park and beach destination. In realising this dream it was agreed to 'touch the earth lightly' and preserve the authenticity of a unique and beautiful location, set on 19 hectares of private land surrounded by Abel Tasman national park. Awaroa Lodge has recently been awarded 4 star Silver Qualmark status. Sustainable tourism has remained at the forefront of thinking, reflected in the significant wetland enhancement process, and the commitment to environmentally friendly business practice. Each suite has a king bed and a comfortable pull-out couch to sleep up to three people per room. Spacious shower and/or bath in the en suite, plus private outdoor decks and views to Awaroa wetland and native bush. Awaroa Lodge caters to a range of guests from international travelers to Kiwi families and couples who enjoy distinctive destinations. Arriving in Nelson? Find us and experience superior Nelson accommodation with a difference at Awaroa Lodge, Abel Tasman National Park. After a relaxing day slip luxuriously into crisp cotton sheets and drift into soothing, uninterrupted sleep. Accommodation styles include spacious superior studio suites with private decks, stylish deluxe rooms, and spacious standard family rooms. All rooms have tea and coffee-making facilities, mini bars and fridges. All-day dining is available at the restaurant at Awaroa Lodge

Facilities: Superb creative cuisine in the Restaurant with all day dining and an outdoor courtyard with decks overlooking the wetland, Stylish bar and premium wine list Harakeke Room - a venue for Conference, weddings and special occasions Accommodation - 12 Superior Studio Suites, 10 Deluxe Rooms and 4 Family Rooms

Awards

•Green Globe 21 certified
•Qualmark 4 star hotel rated
•Innovation in Eco Tourism - New Zealand Tourism Awards 2005
•Best Marketed Hotel - HANZ Awards of Excellence 2005
•Finalist - Top Three Hotels in New Zealand - Hotelclub Awards 2006
•Finalist - HANZ Awards of Excellence 2006 [three categories]

Destination: Awaroa Bay, Able Tasman National Park