Stonefly Lodge is a hosted fly fishing lodge in New Zealand, offering luxury accommodation in Nelson, close to the Abel Tasman National Park.
Architecturally designed and engineered, the Lodge is built from natural stone and timber acquired from the 350 acre property. Stonefly Lodge is designed to meet the needs of the most discerning traveller and yet provide home comforts with personalised hospitality from the experienced hosts.
This multi-award winning lodge has been recognised for excellence in its environmental sensitive development and environmental sustainability. The total complex is powered by alternative energy sources built on-site to reduce the project's environmental footprint.
The interior focuses on the large stone double sided fireplace which provides the ambiance to the games room, dining room and sunroom. A large open kitchen adjoining the dining area offers the relaxed atmosphere where guest dine together, or private dining opportunities can also be catered for. Breakfasts can be served on the guest room private balcony. The cuisine is made fresh from the extensive garden with home made produce, local quality meats and fresh seasonal seafood. Special diets are easily catered for.
Complete with library, a snooker table, and the "Matai Bar", guests will have the ideal setting to relax after an exciting days fly fishing or after exploring the numerous sites and attractions of the local region. Four guest rooms are located upstairs complete with ensuites, heated towel rails, and private balconies overlooking the Motueka River and surrounding mountains.
The upper landing area above the dining room provides a quiet secluded place to utilise our fly tying area and guest computer or just indulge in a game of chess or relax with a good book, before retiring to your accommodation.
The property has been designed for entertainment and will be an ideal “sole use” facility for private functions, weekend getaways or exclusive events.
"After searching the South Island for 5 years, we found our piece of paradise! We have built the Lodge with a purpose, to entertain guests wanting to experience the many exciting activities this region has to offer.
Stonefly Lodge is also our home – we welcome you to stay."
Luxury accommodation is provided up-stairs with 4 guest rooms all with spectacular views from private balconies overlooking the Motueka River and beyond to the Mt Arthur Range in Kahurangi National Park.
Fine linen sheets, top quality duvets, hand crafted furniture, local New Zealand art, all add to the ambiance of the spectacular wilderness setting.
All rooms are equipped with private ensuites, writing desk, luggage storage, hairdryer, heated towel rails, and bath robes.
There are two guest rooms in each of the two wings of the building enabling the rooms to be quite remote from the main activities area on the ground floor.
All guest rooms, and the entire lodge, have wireless connection and the lodge offers an i-pad for use in the guest rooms for in-house entertainment if required.
Breakfast can be served on the guest room private balconies if required.
Each room has a super king bed that can split to two singles, allowing the lodge to accommodate 4 couples or 8 singles at a time.
Relax after an enjoyable day exploring one of the National Parks and indulge in a private massage in your room by one of our local massage therapists / beauticians.
If you desire complete privacy, the entire lodge can be yours for exclusive use.
Four bedrooms with Super King beds or twin room configuration allows for eight adults and we can also provide roll-out beds for small children. Rate includes, complimentary pre-dinner drinks served with canapes', a four course gourmet dinner, and a full cooked breakfast for eight adults.
The Lodge is fully serviced daily, staffed for breakfast and dinner and comes complete with bar, sun room, games room, pool table, large dining area and an open style kitchen.
Convenient helicopter access and security gates if required, making this Lodge a very private location.
All rooms have private en-suites, and balconies with views of the river and mountains.
A minimum stay of three nights is required.
There are two guest rooms in each of the two wings of the building enabling the rooms to be quite remote from the main activities area on the ground floor. Each room has a super king bed that can split to two singles, allowing the lodge to accommodate 4 couples or 8 singles at a time.
All guest rooms, and the entire lodge, has wireless connection and the lodge offers an i-pad for use in the guest rooms for in-house entertainment if required. Relax after an enjoyable day exploring one of the National Parks and indulge in a private massage in your room by one of our local massage therapists / beauticians. breakfast can be served on the guest room private balconies if required.
Stonefly Lodge was designed and built with the environment in mind. The lodge is totally self sufficient in power, water, waste and the build has left a very low environmental footprint. "Stonefly Lodge has been listed in the top 10 Ecolodges for Australia and New Zealand.
"No better place in New Zealand – fantastic, we'll be back"
Max & Cathy Crozier, Australia
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