Christchurch, New Zealand

Great for garden lovers and gourmands,
Otahuna Lodge, combines history and hospitality, delightful gardens and gourmet delights.
One of New Zealand’s finest homesteads, Otahuna Lodge is a Relais and Chateaux property that delivers heritage treasures with contemporary pleasures.

Otahuna Lodge’s old world charms and impressive collection of new world wines complement the finest of New Zealand regional and seasonal cuisine (much of which is sourced from Otahuna’s sprawling kitchen gardens and orchards). Guests may choose to take their meals in Otahuna’s opulent formal dining room, in the estates’ impressive wine cellar or in a choice of picturesque private garden settings.

Otahuna Lodge exterior
Otahuna Lodge Dutch garden

Designed by AE Lowe (who trained at Kew in London), Otahuna’s 30 acres of manicured lawns and lakes, fruit and vegetable potager, daffodil fields and decorative gardens are listed as a Garden of National Significance. All only 20km from Christchurch, New Zealand’s ‘Garden City’.

Seven elegant and spacious suites also enjoy shared use of the heated swimming pool and outdoor spa, croquet lawns and library.

Don't miss the opportunity to forage with the passionate Otahuna chefs in the proprty's expansive kitchen gardens.