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Hotel Lochmara Lodge - Lochmara Bay

4 star Hotel Lochmara Bay

Lochmara Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound - Lochmara Bay

Price starting from NZD 99.08

Lochmara Lodge is a 4-star hotel outside of Picton, New Zealand, embedded within the idyllic Marlborough region.

Accommodation at Lochmara Lodge is about more than just a place to stay. Here you will find a selection of chalets and units near Picton for couples, family holidays, hikers, and art and nature lovers. Lochmara Lodge is tucked beside the water's edge in Lochmara Bay, the Lodge has its own sandy beach and is surrounded by the bush clad hills of the Marlborough Sounds. Unique and breathtakingly beautiful, Lochmara Lodge offers a total experience. Whether you want to get active, play and explore, or relax and indulge, there is something here for you.

Easily accessible by water taxi from Picton (the hotel will arrange this for you) or for people seeking Queen Charlotte Track accommodation, the Lodge is a wonderful retreat with no road access and no TVs - just the pristine bush environment, countless activity options, million dollar views, and colorful native birdlife. Lochmara Lodge is also a unique and vibrant center for the arts in the stunning Marlborough Sounds. The Arts Centre supports and celebrates New Zealand artists and provides a unique venue for visitors and art lovers to access and interact with art and the artists themselves. Hotel amenities include complimentary Internet access.

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Breakfast at Hotel Lochmara Lodge

A full breakfast is served between 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM for a fee.

Hotel Facilities at Lochmara Lodge

  • Massages
  • Luggage room
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • City tour
  • Internet/Email services
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Laundry room

Know before you go

  • Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 24 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking.
  • Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in: between 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

Check-out: before 10:00 AM.

There is no road access to Lochmara Lodge. The lodge can be accessed via water transport from Picton, which the property can arrange for you (with advance notice) or by walking in off the Queen Charlotte Track.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 13.50 and NZD 22.00 for adults, NZD 8.00 and NZD 13.50 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National rating

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Hotel Lochmara Lodge is also known as

Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts Centre
Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery And Arts Centre Hotel Picton
Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery And Arts Centre Hotel

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Room Details

Lochmara Lodge offers 14 guest rooms for your beach holiday. Business travelers visiting the Lochmara Bay area will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access.

Bathrooms are outfitted with showers. Additional comforts include coffee/tea makers.

Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Extra beds
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer on request
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Hotel Lochmara Lodge

Mabel Island - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi
Edwin Fox - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Picton Ferry Terminal - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Edwin Fox Museum - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi
EcoWorld Aquarium - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Picton War Memorial - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Picton Museum - 6.7 km / 4.1 mi
Picton Harbour - 6.7 km / 4.1 mi
Waitohi Recreational Reserve - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Nelson Square - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
Johanneshof Cellars - 14.8 km / 9.2 mi
St Clair Winery - 26.7 km / 16.6 mi
Motuara Island - 28 km / 17.4 mi
Hunter's Winery - 28.9 km / 17.9 mi
Pollard Park - 31 km / 19.2 mi
The preferred airport for Lochmara Lodge is Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 33.4 km / 20.8 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.