Suitable Large Groups - 14 bedrooms over both Appleby House & Rabbit Is Huts

Lodge | Mapua (Ruby Bay) | #9905

10/10 (11 ratings)
  • 12 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 19 Beds
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


The full property takes approximately 12 couples or 12 singles with the option of additional beds if required.

You can rent the full property or rent by the room.

Appleby House

There are 5 x bedrooms

1 x King Bed

4 x Queen Beds

1 x King Single

2 x single foam mattresses

If you have a larger group then you can overflow to:

Rabbit Island Huts has 6 separate Huts each with a Queen bed, Rabbit Island Glamping has 1 Queen bed.

Total guest across the full property is approx 24 to 26 or 12 couples.

Appleby House

- centrally heated for Winter months

- open fire in downstairs lounge area

- outdoor BBQ area with fire.

- outdoor bath - Downstairs Apartment

- free unlimited wifi

- full commercial kitchen

- all laundry facilities

- easy free onsite parking

Rabbit Island Huts

Little spaces of luxury, a special unique Kiwi experience, a little bit glamping, little bit hotel and little bit traditional kiwi camping, all designed for guest comfort.

- all Huts feature one Queen bed, fridge, ceiling fan, heater, small fridge and tea and coffee making facilities

- three Huts have ensuites

- three Huts share two very nice bathrooms

- fully equipped shared kitchen area & lounge area

- outdoor fire and BBQ area

- outdoor bath & shower

- easy free onsite parking

Rabbit Island Glamping

- sleep under canvas

- own BBQ

- heated

- fridge/lounge area/tea and coffee

- Luxury Bed

Stunning outlook, 360 degree views, of mountains, Waimea Estuary, Richmond Hills & Mt Arthur Ranges. View over grazing sheep, very relaxing setting.

You will find us on the road to Rabbit Island, 1 km off the Coastal Hwy (State Hwy 60) road to Abel Tasman National Park, five mins from Richmond, 20 mins drive from Motueka, 8 mins from Mapua Wharf - cafes, galleries and bars.

We are 200 mtrs from Nelson Tasman Great Taste Trail (bike trail)

All basic's provided e.g. linen, tea/coffee/laundry requirements

PLEASE NOTE - BookaBach will estimate price only - this pricing is based on couples - 2 people per room.

If you go over 12 people (5 x couples) then estimate $150 to $180 per couple per night additional. Or if single occupation per room please inquire so I can give a correct costing.



Special conditions:

We do allow pets, but please do email and ask first, we do have sheep, lambs and horses on the property.

We are a non smoking property.

You can rent just Appleby House (from 6 to 12 guests) or the full property (24 guests/ 12 x couples)

Costings are based on 2 x people per room (1 x couple) if you want single occupancy or larger groups please contact me for a accurate costings.

Contact me also if you are looking for a special place to hold:




Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Appleby House / Family Apartment

    1 x King bed
    2 x Queen bed

  • Appleby House Downstairs Apartment

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Appleby House Spare room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Appleby House Turquoise Room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Rabbit Island Glamping

    1 x Narrow single bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Rabbit Island Huts x 6

    6 x Queen bed

  • Spare mattresses/couches

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed
    3 x Narrow single bed


Maybe booked

*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 (11)

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  • The property was perfect for our booking

    The property was perfect for our booking. Great location for access to the best the region has to offer, comfortable, clean and well maintained facilities. Well appointed and stocked with everything you need and fantastic views!

    GordonCa4 100%|1x Oct 2018

  • Really good location for the coastal belt of Tasman - we were...

    Really good location for the coastal belt of Tasman - we were able to get to all parts of the Great taste Trail easily.

    davidr49 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • House is amazing

    House is amazing. Nicely presented and extremly comfortable

    Maxwelrich 100%|2x Feb 2018

  • From the luxury of space to the 'at home feeling' we could...

    From the luxury of space to the 'at home feeling' we could not have wished for more.ages staying were 12 to 52. All left with full hearts.

    KarenAn2 100%|7x Jan 2017

  • Appleby House is a big roomy house with a very workable kitchen...

    Appleby House is a big roomy house with a very workable kitchen and dining area. Perfect for housing the family and groomsmen and their wives pre and post wedding which was held nearby.

    MichaelR16 100%|6x Mar 2016

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