Bed and Breakfast Overlooking Magnificent Gardens in Lauder, South Island

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1 unit
3 guest capacity
1 night minimum stay

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Description of Glamping Units

This large room is located in Lauder, South Island, and can accommodate up to three guests. This room has one queen-size bed and can also fit one twin-size bed.The full ensuite bath features a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided. This room also Wi-Fi and a daily continental breakfast for guests to enjoy. Large windows allow for plenty of natural light and provide magnificent views of the surroundings.

Outside, there are bicycles available for guests to borrow, as well as beautifully landscaped gardens and animals belonging to the property. Read More

Accommodation Amenities

  • Electricity
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heating
  • Internet connection
  • Iron/Board
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Parking
  • Private bathroom
  • Private hot tub
  • Queen-size bed
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Television
  • Toilet
  • Toiletries
  • Twin/Single Bed
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Wi-Fi
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Guests will enjoy a range of amenities during their stay in this property, such as an included continental breakfast and daily housekeeping. Linens and towels are provided, and Wi-Fi is accessible throughout.

Outside, the gardens are beautifully landscaped and include a peaceful pond for guests to visit. There are also friendly animals that roam the property and complimentary bike use for guests to get around the local area.

  • Bicycle storage
  • Breakfast included
  • Electric car charger
  • Garden
  • General store/Gift shop
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Patio furniture
  • Shared bathroom
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  • Couples
  • Family-friendly
  • Honeymoons
  • No pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • Location + Surroundings

    This property is located in Central Otago, New Zealand, and is set on six acres in the town of Lauder. Guests will be close to the spectacular Poolburn Gorge viaducts and tunnels, and also just a 30-minute drive from the nearby town of Naseby. Mount Aspiring National Park can be found approximately a two-hour drive north-west of the property and boasts magnificent views, local wildlife, hiking, biking, and tramping trails for glampers to discover.

    The waterfront city of Dunedin is just over a two-hour drive south-east of the property and is home to the Otago Peninsula, the Dunedin Botanic Garden, Tunnel Beach, and other popular tourist destinations. In addition, guests will be pleased to discover the town of Alexandra just 20 minutes south-west of the property, where they can visit Butchers Dam and explore the Otago Central Rail Trail. Read More


    A continental breakfast is included, however, a cooked breakfast can also be provided at an extra charge. This property offers 4WD tours through the gorge at Thomson Gorge Road with a picnic lunch and wine included.


    • Biking
    • Bird watching
    • Cycling
    • Dining
    • Diving
    • Ecotourism
    • Entertainment
    • Feeding animals
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding
    • Kayaking
    • Massages
    • Photography
    • Sailing
    • Shopping
    • Sightseeing
    • Swimming
    • Walking
    • Wildlife viewing
    • Wine tasting
    • Yoga

    While staying in the area, guests should be sure to enjoy the short walk down the road to the Stationside Cafe, which is a wonderful place to stop for a coffee and something to eat. For a night time meal, there is the Lauder Hotel, just a short stroll into the Lauder village. Guests should also be sure to take a bike up the Poolburn Gorge for a night ride and experience this special part of the Otago Rail Trail.

    Just a short drive up the road is the beautiful Blue Lake and historic town of St Bathans. The Vulcan Hotel is great for a drink or something to eat before walking around the town and checking out some of the history from the gold mining days. The Thomson Gorge Road is a remote high country road across the Dunstan Mountains between Matakanui and Bendigo and offers some great historic sites along the way. Just 35 minutes up the highway is the beautiful town of Naseby, which is great for forest mountain biking or guests can visit the indoor curling rink.

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    Cancellation policy

    • You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
    • You will receive a full refund for the remaining nights and charged for one full nights stay if you cancel within 24 hours.
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    Check-In Details

    Check-in after:2:00 PM
    Check-out before:10:00 AM

    Additional Information

    This property is non-smoking and does not allow pets.

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