Roger and Karen welcome you to Awen Lodge, our quality, modern New Zealand homestay in
Just 40 minutes from Christchurch airport, we offer 4 star quality bed and breakfast
accommodation on a small farm in a beautiful, peaceful setting adjoining Mount
Grey and Ashley Forest. Being close to Christchurch we have the best of rural living
combined with ease of access to the shops and amenities of a large city.
The nearby township of Amberley has excellent restaurants and an 18 hole country
golf course adjacent to Amberley Beach. From Amberley it is a five-minute drive
to the Waipara Valley with its profusion of vineyards that produce the renowned range
of Waipara wines.
Awen Lodge is the ideal base from which to explore the Alpine Pacific Triangle
and its well-known attractions of the hot pools at Hanmer Springs and the
whale watching and swimming with dolphins at Kaikoura.
The Awen was the spirit of creativity and inspiration that
moved the bards of an ancient people to create beauty and harmony
from their natural surroundings.
Awen Lodge is so named because it is set amidst such beauty