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Please contact the lodge, prior to booking, if children are under 6 years of age.

Please contact the lodge, prior to booking, if request is for just one night.

Accommodation in the Garden Cottage, The Folly, and The Edenhouse Suite, all attract the same tariff.

The nightly tariffs below (for 2 persons) include pre-dinner drinks, dinner, all fine wines and other beverages, and breakfast.

  • 01 May 2019 To 31 October 2019 NZ$1,465
  • 01 November 2019 To 16 December 2019 NZ$2,080
  • 17 December 2019 To 29 February 2020 NZ$2,300
  • 01 March 2020 To 30 April 2020 NZ$2,080
  • 01 May 2020 To 31 October 2020 NZ$1,565
  • 01 November 2020 To 16 December 2020 NZ$2,180
  • 17 December 2020 To 28 February 2021 NZ$2,450
  • 01 March 2021 To 30 April 2021 NZ$2,180

Bookings & Cancellation policy

Bookings are secured by payment of a 25% deposit. There is no charge for bookings cancelled more than 30 days from arrival date. However due to our intimate size the following charges are made in the event of cancellation:

  • Within 30 days of arrival date: 25% of tariff
  • Within 7 days of arrival date: 100% of tariff

Therefore we recommend travel insurance to cover possible cancellation costs



The Mother of all Baby Grands

By Charlie Scott, Trufflepig Travel Inc, Toronto.

Even in a country as small as New Zealand, a three room hotel (for lack of a better word) is considered tiny. And yet, somehow there’s something about Edenhouse, in the Nelson/Abel Tasman area of the South Island, that isn’t little at all.

Like any masterpiece Edenhouse plays the scales beautifully, twisting large and small together. Take the main house, for instance. As you approach the property, it seems fairly modest in size-a spot of cream architecture dropped on the rich green hills of the Orinoco Valley. And then, standing in the gardens directly in front of the house, it starts to feel quite grand-a big breath of classical proportion. The paradox continues inside, where the two guest rooms (the third is in a separate cottage) are actually vast suites-acreage as much as accommodation.

I remember a hockey coach once telling me that it’s not the size of the man in the fight, but the size of the heart of the man in the fight. And therein lies the secret to the success of Edenhouse: Peter and Bobbie Martin. Big-hearted owners and phenomenally gracious hosts, the Martins baked Edenhouse from scratch. They picked the plum spot, designed and decorated the house, and cultivated acres of garden and orchard. In this age of ultra luxe and patterned service, it’s refreshing to stay somewhere that stands out for the simple reason that it’s real and the owners really care.