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Reviewed 16 January 2017

My wife and I stayed here for one night as a stopover after arriving on the ferry from Wellington, and were pleased to find that the rooms were clean, tidy and comfortable. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony enjoying the view and relaxing. Great value for money

1Thank Bill-in-Surrey
Phil C, Owner at The Buccaneer Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we see you back in gorgeous Picton another time.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Beautiful place to stay. Relaxed atmosphere, clean and comfortable and great facilties for communal kitchen and laundry facilities. Great view and handy to restaurants and ferry terminals. Thanks Phil :)

1Thank GregnJudy
Phil C, Owner at The Buccaneer Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review - hopefully we see you back in beautiful Waikawa sometime soon.

Reviewed 29 February 2016

Phil who owns the lodge met us and was very informative and friendly. The room was pleasant with a good view and outside balcony.There was a large kitchen which you were more than welcome to use to cook meals etc.

Thank fionabrown
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect what I booked the Buccaneer Lodge. As we only needed a room for one night before leaving on the ferry early the next morning, I didn't want to spend a lot of money on a motel (and places in Picton seemed expensive). This turned out to be a great choice: well located just a...

Thank PocketRocket76
Midlands, England UK
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I stayed at Buccaneer Lodge Saturday 15th January with my ten year old daughter. I've travelled a lot all over the world and this is in my top three favourite places. Thank you so much for everything. You couldn't ask for a better host, we felt really lucky. The cleanest and crispest place I've ever stayed, a gorgeous location, and...

Thank Sparkler77
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

My sister and I stayed here recently and I highly recommended. The room was very pleasant with a queen and single bed, private bathroom and views over to the bay. There is a shared kitchen and common room, and on site parking. There is no bar fridge in the room, but apart from that perfectly lovely. Really for the price...

Thank Vash_tea
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Beautiful location, great room, and a warm welcome - Phil was helpful throughout, pointing us towards a good dinner and a nice walk in the morning. He even offered a delicious freshly cooked loaf for breakfast and hosed the frost off the car in the morning. It is very convenient for the Cook Strait ferry, but in a quiet location....

Thank wwaine
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Stayed one night prior to crossing to North Island on the ferry.Buccaneer Lodge is a really lovely place. Our room was at the front up some outside stairs - lovely views, clean, good size and modern. Tea & coffee in room, but no cooking facilities. However, there was a large shared kitchen with all the equipment one could need and...

Thank jane527
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We stayed two nights at Buccaneer Lodge, and were amazed at how lovely it was considering the low price. We had a large, comfortable room, overlooking the harbour and the hills, and access to a convenient, clean, and well equipped kitchen downstairs. It was so quiet and restful. The owners couldn't have been more helpful and welcoming - a lovely...

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Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Nice clean tidy room. Shared kitchen. Good view of the bay from the balcony. In the morning there was freshly baked bread available in the kitchen, yummy! Friendly staff and lots of brochures and information available.

1Thank Wac67

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located a short distance from the Waikawa Marina in the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound, the Buccaneer Lodge offers spacious, modern, en-suite rooms with a balcony that makes the most of the outlook. So after an adventurous day walking the Queen Charlotte Track or maybe kayaking in the sounds, sit and enjoy a cold glass of local Sauvignon Blanc while taking in the peaceful marina and sea views. The Buccaneer Lodge is owner operated and is a warm, friendly, comfortable home away from home. Located close to local walks, restaurant, cafe, bar and safe swimming beach in beautiful Waikawa Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Buccaneer Lodge

Address: 314 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: €60 - €77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Stay upstairs as the view is gorgeous”
 of 5 bubbles Sparkler77, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All 4rooms well appointed, but very cold, outside stair access to kitchen not easy in the rain”
 of 5 bubbles 325susans, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Not ideal without a car”
 of 5 bubbles aloiv80, 9 Nov 2013 | Read review
“We had a double en-suite room with a view from the balcony, but this would depend on availability at the time of booking - so book early.”
 of 5 bubbles 739grahamt, 19 Oct 2013 | Read review
“We had a room with its own ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles chanelleski, 25 Jul 2011 | Read review
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