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4.5 out of 5

"Good location for skiing. Has everything for families and entertainment if weather bad. The owners are very helpful and flexible and family-friendly. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 22 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

Alpine Lodge places you steps from Nelson Lakes National Park and within a 10-minute stroll of Lake Rotoiti. Highlights at this ski hotel include a restaurant, free self parking and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy free WiFi, TVs and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 32 rooms.

This smoke-free hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden and luggage storage. Added amenities include laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Sights in the vicinity of this 3.5-star St. Arnaud hotel include Gordon's Knob and Red Hill.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$157* Per night/room 23 Oct. - 24 Oct.

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Alpine Lodge ratings based on 59 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Alpine Lodge

Everyone (38) Couples (14) Family (7)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Oct. 2019 by Kind regards Jools

Thank you for your feedback it is most appreciated

5 out of 5
All staff were very friendly and happy to help. The restaurant options were expansive and the meals themselves were excellent, containing obvious local produce. We were impressed!

Posted by on 23 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Jul. 2019 by Jools

Thank you for your feedback It is most appreciated. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 1 May 2019

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3 out of 5
Nice location, clean rooms but cramped and could do with a revamp. Minimal facilities in the rooms (no table and chairs, no cutlery or dishes).

Posted by on 21 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Fabulous location. Great room very nice barbecue dinner buffet

Posted by on 2 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Feb. 2019 by The Alpine Lodge Team

Hi there, Thank you for your positive feedback on your stay with us. We hope to see you again some time in future. Kind regards,

5 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Nov. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Jan. 2019 by The Alpine Lodge Team

Thank you for your positive feedback. We hope to see you back with us again sometime in the future. Kind regards,

5 out of 5
Good location for skiing. Has everything for families and entertainment if weather bad. The owners are very helpful and flexible and family-friendly.

Posted by on 22 Jul. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Jul. 2018 by Kind regards Julie

Thank you for your feedback, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us

4 out of 5
This is a really good stopping point if you are driving from Picton to regions further south via the inland highway. It is an old-style alpine lodge - as indicated by the name! It's all about the log-cabin in the cold climate type feel. Double doors as you walk in to reception, doube glazed rooms. I was very happy with my room. I was a little concerned because other reviewers descibed it as tired and shabby. I don't agree - it was totally clean, the shower brand new and the beds comfortable. Totally reasonable for the price. The food in restaurant is a mixed bag but then again they are catering to wide clientelle - there is a backpacker section at this place too. The wine on the list is extremely good value - there is not a huge mark-up over retail pricing. What really makes this place special though is the staff. Two rather out of the ordinary things happened. When I arrived, the frame on my glasses had come apart and Leigh behind the desk fixed them for me. The other is that one of us left our passport behind in the room. The staff emailed us immediately on finding it. It was too late to collect it and we were able to fly home using a driving licence. They have then mailed it to us. Very impressed with the service here

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Apr. 2018 by Julie

Thank you for your feedback it is most appreciated,great to hear you enjoyed your stay . Glad to help.

5 out of 5
Nice comfy place great staff! Awesome outlook and great food! Highly recommend to anyone

Posted by on 6 Apr. 2018

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. The eco-friendly Alpine Lodge also features a garden and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star St. Arnaud hotel is smoke free.

  • 32 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 5 buildings
  • Built in 1984
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Nelson (NSN) (82.8 km / 51.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Alpine Lodge offers 32 forms of accommodation. This St. Arnaud hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided.

  • Television
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Hairdryer available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Alpine Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have a front desk. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 20 and NZD 30 for adults, and NZD 15 and NZD 20 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Alpine Lodge St. Arnaud
  • Alpine St. Arnaud
  • Alpine Lodge Hotel
  • Alpine Lodge St. Arnaud
  • Alpine Lodge Hotel St. Arnaud

You should know

  • Free WiFi in public areas has a 4-device limit.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 3 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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