A working sheep station near Arthur s Pass in the heart of the Southern Alps,Grasmere Lodge combines a genuine taste of rural New Zealand with superb accommodation, a pool, a spa, fine dining and an extensive choice of leisure opportunities. Just 90 minutes from Christchurch, Grasmere Lodge is at the heart of an operational 6,000 hectare grand pastoral station (ranch) surrounded by stunning alpine scenery. Grasmere has been a proud member of Small Luxury Hotels since 1995 and recommended by Andrew Harper since 1998. The 150 year old Homestead houses character rooms such as the library, lounge, bar and evening dining rooms. Eleven guest rooms spread through the lodge, chalet and cottage boast panoramic views of lakes, rivers or rugged mountains. Meals feature the best of New Zealand produce and may include farm-raised venison, lamb or salmon or regional delicacies in season. Carefully trained staff embody traditional southern hospitality, and are well- informed about the region and all it offers. From the lodge enjoy horseback riding, walking, kayaking, mountain biking, clay bird shooting, fly-fishing or farm activities. Relax and rejuvenate in Mountain Spa or by the heated outdoor swimming pool. The Grasmere Lodge is a Small Luxury Hotels of the World property.

Lodge Amenities

Lodge Amenities

24 Hour Front Desk, Wake-up Service, Meal Plan, Lounge, Wireless Internet Access, Turndown Service, Pets Allowed, Business Center, Conference Facilities, Express Check In, Express Checkout, Family Plan, Free Parking, Laundry/Valet Services, Massage, Outdoor Parking, Outdoor Pool, Poolside Snackbar, Restaurant, Safe Deposit Box, Fitness Center or Spa, Valet Parking, Smoke Detectors, Telephone, CD Player, Shower, Ceiling Fan, Coffee Maker in Room, Air Conditioned, Handicapped Rooms/Facilities, Internet Access, Iron, Mini Bar, Terrace, No Smoking Rooms/Facilities, Refrigerator, Safe, Billiards / Pool Tables, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Skiing, Audio Visual Equipment, Meal Plan - American, Full English Breakfast, Mountain,

  • Outdoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 11 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Turndown service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 

Nearby Things to Do

  • Fishing on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 

Lodge Policies


Check-in time starts at 15:00:00


Check-out time is 11:00:00

Payment types

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