Wildside Lodge (romantic off-grid cabin)

Lodge | Westland District | #10423

9.4/10 (81 ratings)
  • 2 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking
  • Best Quirky 2014

Description

  • Uniquely crafted and stunning views.
  • Romantic spot with cosy fire, outdoor fire-bath, no electricity and no cellphone coverage!
  • Short drive and walk to free natural hot springs.

Enjoy our cosy, no-electricity cabin, uniquely crafted from native and recycled materials.

Open french doors for stunning views from the handcrafted bed.

Light a fire under the outdoor bath or visit natural hot-springs to soak under the stars.

Telescope available for star gazing.

Have a campfire/bbq.

Gas cooker and lantern, candles provided.

Pot-belly fire wetback heats water. Fridge available nearby.

Sample our home produce and have a taste of "the good life". Free-range eggs, farm fresh milk and home-kill butchery locally available.

Genuine West Coast hospitality from hosts who live on-site (40 metres away) but will respect your privacy.

Great for a romantic getaway.

Awarded 2014 Bookabach Bronze Piwa for Best Quirky Property.



Rural location on SH6, 2 minutes from Hari Hari village in an area of great bush-walking; renowned trout fishing streams; whitebaiting; surf-casting; excellent hunting and local bow-hunters club; lake swimming and boating; whitewater rivers; bird watching and isolated seal colony; wild lonely driftwood covered beaches for building bonfires; plus free natural hot-springs just a 5 minute drive and a 3 minute walk away (one of the West Coast's best kept secrets).

Conveniently situated to take day trips exploring up and down the Coast - 45 minutes to Franz Joseph Glacier (glacier tours, sky-diving, kayaking, horse-treking, kiwi watching, hot pools) and 45 minutes to Hokitika (greenstone, glass-blowing, kiwi house, tree-top walkway).

Wildside Lodge is on the same acre property as our other (completely different) holiday home 'Teapot Cottage'.

Special conditions: Pets may be allowed with prior approval.

Facilities

  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Dinghy
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Shower

Bed layouts

  • 1 bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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Maybe booked
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  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 6 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes public holidays.

  • Gifts & giveaways: Stay for more 3 nights or more and we'll give you a free bottle of our home brew wine

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
All year round
23-Mar-17 to 20-Apr-18
$120/night $120/night

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (129)

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  • This is a magic place, lovingly created by Kath and her partner

    This is a magic place, lovingly created by Kath and her partner. The "entertaining area" outside (but under cover) really connected us to the garden and surrounds. These guys make everyone welcome which made it fun! I would suggest installing fine fly screens on a couple of windows so we can get cool evening air while we sleep, without the insects.

    TaniaLa6 new member Mar 2017

  • This property is on of a kind, full of character and charm

    This property is on of a kind, full of character and charm.

    JoshuaGu3 new member Mar 2017

  • The place is stunning, a cosy beautiful place to stay

    The place is stunning, a cosy beautiful place to stay. I would highly recommend this place to anyone

    RoseFi15 Mar 2017

  • Only wish we could have stayed longer, beautiful & charming rustic cottage...

    Only wish we could have stayed longer, beautiful & charming rustic cottage made with a lot of love. Loved being "off grid" , marshmallows on the bonfire, stoking up the potbelly & spent hours soaking in the outdoor bath on a beautiful clear West Coast night. The natural hot pool only a short distance away a must! AAA+++

    MaryS74 100%|11x Feb 2017

  • AMAZING, no other word for this wee bach, it was a fantastic...

    AMAZING, no other word for this wee bach, it was a fantastic place to stay and I highly recommend it to everyone. We will definitely be back for another stay in the future

    MandyBr7 100%|1x Feb 2017

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