Our beautiful historical building in Westport caters for everyone , offering double, twin & share rooms as well as private en suite rooms for a little more luxury. Enjoy cozy fires during winter or beautiful gardens over summer with room to pitch a tent. 2 lounge rooms, a large new fully equipped kitchen, BBQ area, large sunny deck & bike shed also a secure lock up room to store your bikes. We’re very centrally located 2 blocks from shops restaurants etc. We promise you a clean comfortable stay.
We are 3.5km from the northern end of the OGR. We have 6 motel units available which are capable of sleeping 18 guests. We have WI-FI, a bike wash area, secure shelter for bike storage and have parking for while you are on the trail. We have a restaurant for hot meals or takeaways for when you finish your journey and a small shop for any essential needs you may have. We look forward to seeing you at the Seddonville hotel. Thank you, Graeme.
Located next to the Buller River in Murchison, 20 minutes to the start of The Old Ghost road. Off The Beaten Track has self catered cabins set in a peaceful, well established garden with bbq/brazier area, hammocks and seating to relax in. There is a bike storage, workshop and hire facility for your convenience. We have experienced mountain biking staff that can help you plan your next adventure, giving you guidance about the local tracks and other important information. Drop us a message about your next planned adventure.
10 minutes from the Seddonville-end of The Old Ghost Road you’ll find Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation and Camping Ground. Bounded by nikau-fringed native bush, the Tasman Sea and Mokihinui River, Gentle Annie is a great spot to stay before or after your OGR adventure! We have 4 private self-contained holiday homes, a backpacker-style lodge and camping sites offering stunning views, right next to the beautiful beach. Enjoy delicious cuisine and coffee at the Cowshed Cafe.
Whether biking or hiking, you’ll find Murchison conveniently situated just 30km from Lyell (the start/end of the track). Offering self or fully-catered home-style accommodation to groups of all sizes (max 18). All six of our bedrooms have fully made-up beds in a variety of rooming arrangements. Breakfasts, cut-lunches and evening meals are part of our “Ghost-Road Special” packages…. contact us for details. On-site facilities at The Lazy Cow include our fully licensed “Cow Shed Restaurant”, unlimited wifi, laundry, storage, wash-down and service stands (with tools) and some spares.
Seddonville (directly at the end of The Old Ghost Road)
At the northern trailhead of The Old Ghost Road, a special wilderness accommodation and cafe experience lies waiting to be discovered. Begin or end your Old Ghost Road adventure with a night at the Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge, or just relax and soak up the ambience of our pristine setting – all are welcome. We offer deeply comfortable accommodation, hearty meals and relaxed friendly hosts, along with a range of local beer and wines.
Archer House is the home of “Westport” offering 3 large bedrooms with ensuites. It is a category 1 New Zealand Heritage Home, built with opulence and grandeur for prosperous grocer Robert Taylor in the late 1880s, and lovingly restored by the present owner Paul Archer. Relax in one of three guest lounges with a complimentary glass of wine or take a short stroll to all town amenities and restaurants. You have the full use of a modern kitchen, coffee & tea facilities, laundry, sky tv & free Wi-Fi.
Bazils Hostel & Surf School, right in the middle of Town. Standard dorms, Self Contained Units, Twin, Double, Camping, and Family Room options. Great Facilities, Pizza Oven, BBQ, Large Deck Area, Hammocks, Cosy TV Lounges, Free WIFI, Bike Storage, Luggage Storage, MTB Hire, Electric Mountain Bikes, Transport with Bike Trailor, Surf School and Hire, Paddleboard Trips Daily. Bazils Crew will Guarantee a great Time for all…
Reefton’s largest accommodation provider with 30 centrally heated rooms of all sizes providing great accommodation for groups or single travellers. Linen, duvets & towels supplied. Sky TV, complimentary WI-FI, tea & coffee. Picturesque grounds with off-street parking and secure undercover bike storage – the perfect launching pad for your Old Ghost Road experience.