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4.4 out of 5

"Lovely setting and very pleasant staff. Bathroom looking tired but believe some renovations are in the pipeline. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 23 Aug 2020

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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 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. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service.

This pet-friendly 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.

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
NZ$135* Per night/room 3 Dec. - 4 Dec.

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 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

Alpine Lodge ratings based on 70 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 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 (42) Couples (18) Family (11)
4 out of 5
Lovely setting and very pleasant staff. Bathroom looking tired but believe some renovations are in the pipeline.

Posted by , from Nelson on 23 Aug. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Sep. 2020 by j

Thank you for your feedback it is much appreciated

4 out of 5
We liked the peace and quiet. The bird life was fantastic and plentiful.

Posted by , from Nelson on 17 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Jul. 2020 by Jools

Thank you for your feedback it is very much appreciated, we are glad you enjoyed your stay in our peaceful setting.

5 out of 5
Relaxed and clean. Amazing setting with friendly attentive staff.

Posted by on 17 May 2020

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5 out of 5
Superb location and extremely helpful staff under the circumstances

Posted by on 23 Mar. 2020

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4 out of 5
Lovely place and a great characterful building. Great service at dinner. Room was good but looking a wee bit dated in the bathroom

Posted by on 4 Mar. 2020

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3 out of 5
Lovely location and very pleasant staff. Delicious dinner. Very dated building and decor

Posted by on 25 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5
Very happy to assist. If they got organised for EV charging they may be able to attract EV users.

Posted by on 9 Feb. 2020

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3 out of 5
Somewhat overpriced for a simple room. Getting tired overall.

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2020

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Oct. 2019

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. The eco-friendly Alpine Lodge also features a garden, laundry facilities, and room service (during limited hours). 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
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

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 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available

Food & Drink

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

Alpine Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: NZD 25.00 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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 may be 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. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.The property affirms that it adheres to the Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

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, NZD 15 and NZD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: NZD 25.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25.00 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 4 percent

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 program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This Hotel property is rated 3 star plus.

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