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5-star Anakiwa lodge steps from Okiwa Bay

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities

Location

Situated on the waterfront, this lodge is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Okiwa Bay and 4 mi (6.5 km) from Momorangi Bay. Picton Museum and Picton Harbour are also within 16 mi (25 km).

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free lodge has a 24-hour fitness center and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are soundproofed and feature free WiFi, Tempur-Pedic beds, and iPod docks. Guests can enjoy upscale touches like private spa tubs and deep soaking tubs, while plasma TVs with satellite channels and first-run movies provide a bit of entertainment.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 100.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 150.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Service animals are allowed

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Security system

Staff does not wear personal protective equipment

Debit cards not accepted

Protective clothing is not available to guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

No gap period between guest stays

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 150.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 100.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Hotel Names

  • Sounds Retreat Anakiwa
  • Sounds Retreat House Anakiwa
  • Sounds Retreat Lodge Anakiwa
  • Sounds Retreat Lodge
  • Sounds Retreat
  • The Sounds Retreat Lodge
  • The Sounds Retreat Anakiwa
  • The Sounds Retreat Lodge Anakiwa

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from June 01 2020 to December 01 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

In addition to a spa tub, The Sounds Retreat features a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles. The lodge offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This business-friendly lodge also offers spa services, a library, and a terrace. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in 2015.

The Sounds Retreat is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Express check-in
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle
  • Couples/private dining
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Free airport transportation
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 2010
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 1
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator

Room Amenities

Air-conditioned accommodations at The Sounds Retreat are accessible via exterior corridors and offer private spa tubs and iPod docking stations. Rooms open to furnished patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate dining areas. Tempur-Pedic beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 48-inch plasma televisions come with premium satellite channels, first-run movies, and pay movies. Refrigerators, espresso makers, and free minibar items are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, rainfall showerheads, and hydromassage showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Anakiwa lodge provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and safes. Additionally, rooms feature MP3 docking stations and washers/dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Yard
  • Washer/dryer
  • Espresso maker
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Premium bedding
  • Pay movies
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Separate dining area
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • First-run movies
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Pillow menu
  • Plasma TV
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
  • MP3 docking station
  • iPod docking station
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Private spa tub
  • Furnished patio
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)
  • Electric kettle
  • Portable fan
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Netflix
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Chef
  • Local maps
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Laundry detergent
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

Parking

Free self parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM.

Cabana - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Facial treatments
  • Massages
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sports massage

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the lodge include a spa tub, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

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