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Church Hill Boutique Lodge

Church Hill boutique lodge is now taking bookings for the 2021-22 season and beyond. Booking can be made directly through our online booking system or you can contact us directly.

We look forward to your visit and sharing our home with you.

If you encounter difficulties with online bookings please feel free to contact us directly for assistance regarding services and availability.


About Church Hill Boutique Lodge

We love the personal touch and offer our guests a very unique experience on Rakiura. With the full facilities of the restaurant available to meet your every need we aim to be the discerning travelers best accommodation choice on the Island.    

Our lodge offers guests a stand-alone suite that looks out to Halfmoon Bay. Each unit has an en suite and super king size bed. The units are spacious and private while being a very short walk to the restaurant and gardens

The suites have a balcony on the front so guests can enjoy the long summer evenings relaxing with a wine or refreshment of their choice.


Aimed at astronomers, AstronoMay, is an opportunity to stay at Church Hill and enjoy everything our lodge offers with the added focus on Astronomy.

Details regarding the event are available on our Astro-tourism page.


During the period of 6th - 16th of May 2022 our lodge is open to those wanting to participate in our astronomy event AstronoMay.

Bookings can only be made directly by contacting us. No online booking option is available and our website will show rooms as "closed" so please contact us to check what rooms are available.

Room Tarriff: $595 per night (max of 2 persons per room)

5 night stay $2000 (max 2 persons per room)

Tarriff Includes:

  • All standard options that are included within our standard room options
  • Participation in all activities held at Church Hill (extra charges may apply if activities involve external providers. These charges will be at cost)
  • Meals that are part of astronomy activities


AstronoMay is best experienced by staying at Church Hill and activities will cater firstly to those staying. If you are not staying at Church Hill but are interested in participating casual places will be available as and when available. Numbers are always limited with Church Hill activities as we focus on quality over quantity.


Church Hill Accommodation

If you are planning a trip to beautiful Rakiura, and looking to stay somewhere that can meet all your needs, then we are sure Church Hill is the right choice for you. 

Our focus is on your needs and personalised service. Staying with us will leave you only needing to decide what it is you want to do; we can do the rest, and that is a great holiday.

You are our guests from the time you step onto the island until the moment you step off. Pick ups and drop offs are all included and we will assist with your transport needs on the island. 

Breakfast is included as part of your stay, and we have a fully license restaurant that you are always able to dine at if you choose.


Church Hill is proud to be associated with BoutiqueTravel.nz

BoutiqueTravel.nz is a New Zealand based group of like minded accommodation providers who offer Boutique accommodation throughout New Zealand.

Whether you are travelling to a specific destination or winding your way through the country take the opportunity to check out the website BoutiqueTravel.nz to see what is available to meet your needs.