NEWS – EARTHQUAKE
Just a quick note to send our sympathies to our friends in Picton, Blenheim, Kaikoura and the rest of the East Coast of the South Island. While everyone at the Lodge felt the earthquake, there was no damage and all of the roads in the area are safe for driving.
NEWS – ABEL TASMAN LODGE VOTED IN TOP 15 SMALL HOTELS IN NEW ZEALAND
In January 2016, we were informed we had been recognised as 13th best Small Hotel in New Zealand in the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice™ awards. The hallmarks of Travellers’ Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value.
We were also identified as the 20th best in service of all accommodation providers in New Zealand.
We are both very proud that in our first year of owning the Lodge, we managed to get ranked so highly in these guest review awards. We really appreciate that a number of our guests went to the effort of reviewing us and that they enjoyed their time at Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge. Thanks.
NEWS – ABEL TASMAN LODGE AWARDED IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AWARDS
In August 2016, we were awarded in the annual LUX Hotel & Spa Awards 2016.
These annual awards are internationally renowned and in announcing them LUX magazine said “Everyone deserves to treat themselves to a break away from everyday life every once in a while, and we are proud to be able to showcase the very best establishments from around the world which provide guests with the very best service and experience. It is a real honour to be able to turn the spotlight on these exemplary establishments and the individuals behind them, and we would like to congratulate every one of my winners and wish them the very best of luck in the future.”
SOME RECENT NEWSPAPER ARTICLES ABOUT THE LODGE
An article in New Zealand newspaper Destinations in New Zealand
An article in the Guardian UK Top 10 places to stay in South Island, New Zealand