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Otahuna Lodge, Christchurch, New Zealand

03 May 2007
Otahuna Lodge, Christchurch, New Zealand

Housed in a 19th-century former private residence, this hotel is set in 30 acres of garden. Interiors include 15 wood-burning fireplaces as well as an original hand-carved staircase and a private art collection.

  • Opened: 1 May

  • Owners: Hall Cannon and Miles Refo

  • General manager: Moira Johns

  • Head chef: Jimmy McIntyre

  • Bedrooms: seven

  • Designer: Stephen Cashmore

  • Facilities: include a fine-dining restaurant offering tasting menus as well as chef demonstrations and cooking classes. Leisure facilities feature a spa offering a range of treatments, as well as a heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi and tennis court.

  • Prices: from NZ$700 (£260)

  • Address: RD2, Rhodes Road, Tai Tapu, Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Telephone: 00 643 329 6333

  • Website:

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