Church Hill Boutique Lodge

Church Hill boutique lodge is now taking bookings for the 2020-21 season and beyond.
If you wish to make a booking then you can use the online booking system or 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

Our lodge is all about our guests. Since 2012 we have enjoyed hosting restaurant guests and are very proud to be able to extend that experience to a new level through the lodge.

We love the personal touch and offer our guests a very unique experience on Stewart Island. 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 deck on the front so guests can enjoy the long summer evenings relaxing with a wine or refreshment of their choice.


About our Rooms

Our rooms are all stand-alone and are merely metres from the restaurant, car park, and gardens. Church Hill is a 5 minute walk from the Oban township, ferry terminal and flight centre.

Our rooms have views of the bay and beyond and face the sunrise for the perfect wakeup call. Surrounded by the native bush of the Church Hill site the birds are only an arms length away. Many visitors to the Island come for the bird life and from your room you will be able to get some great photographs without getting out of your pajamas or possibly, even out of bed. 

Our Foveaux room has a wood fired hot tub available for the use of guests staying in Foveaux. It is accessible directly from the balcony and sits among the bush with views to the bay. We provide towels and firewood and you can have a bottle of wine and a platter at the tub if you desire.


The rooms will meet your needs offering:

Sky TV and DVD, Wi-fi, tea and coffee making facilities, non-alcoholic refreshments, home baking, in room lounging and dining settings and more...

Church Hill lodge rooms are non-smoking. 


Guest laundry and drying room:

We have a purpose built facility for the guests to use during their stay. It is equipped with a washing machine, dryer, ironing station and tub. We provide all the cleaning agents you will require. Guests are welcome to freshen up their traveling apparel or to dry out the clothing they have been using on their days exploring.

We have also stocked the laundry with beach towels. If you fancy a day at the beach then simply grab a towel and when you return place it in the basket; we will do the rest.


Our three rooms are:

Foveaux - named for it's view into Foveaux Strait with a private outdoor area with a wood fired hot tub

Kamahi - so called as it has Kamahi trees right in front, and we are on Kamahi road

Tokoeka - the Maori name for the Rakiura kiwi, this room is themed to represent the fauna of the Island


Minimum Stay:

When booking online you will find you must book for a minimum stay of 2 nights. If you are looking to stay for a single night please contact us direct to check availability.  

Please note that a $50 surcharge may apply to a one night stay


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Price NZD $595.00

The foveaux room is a fully disability accessible room. It looks out upon the Foveaux Strait, hence the name. Foveaux has a private area in the front with wood fired hot tub which can be accessed from the deck or the garden.

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Price NZD $595.00

Kamahi is named for it Kamahi tree frontage and location of the Church Hill site on Kamahi Road. This is Deanne's favourite room with a lovely view of the titi islands and the bay.

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Price NZD $595.00

Tokoeka is the moari name for the Stewart Island, or Rakiura, kiwi. It means weka with walking stick. Themed for the fauna of the Island and featuring art from local artists and photography from Deanne. Tokoeka looks into the bay and gives views of the

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What we offer at church hill