Mt Lyford Lodge, Waiau

My Lyford Lodge Waiau Waiau hotel & venue Motel Waiau Canterbury Camping between Kaikoura & Hanmer Waiau function venue

Mt Lyford Lodge, Waiau

Stay a night or two in one of our rooms, enjoy a drink and meal and experience the relaxing alpine forest location as you travel through our beautiful district.

We are also a venue for functions, weddings and conferences.


Mt Lyford Lodge is located on Inland Road that runs between Kaikoura and Waiau in North Canterbury.

Approximate driving times:

  • Kaikoura - 55 minutes
  • Waiau - 20 minutes
  • Hanmer Springs - 53 minutes


  • FREE WiFi
  • FREE parking
  • Kid friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Wheel chair access


We offer a range of different sleeping options catering for a wide range of needs and desires. You'll be comfortable in our clean, private rooms.

Motel Rooms: $150 per night for 2 people $20 per night per extra person These rooms have an en-suite and kitchenette Each room has a queen bed. Extra people - 3 rooms have a bunk and 3 have a single bed.

4 Double Rooms: $90 per night for 2 people $20 per night per extra person Queen bed and a single Shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.

3 Bunk Rooms: $30 per person per night. Two of our bunk rooms sleep 12 & the other sleeps 9. Shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.

Stop in if you need a place to park or pitch a tent. We'll make you comfortable.

Campervan sites: $25 per night for 2 people $15 night per extra person 10 powered sites, access to kitchen and bathroom facilities.

Tent Sites: $10 per person with access to kitchen & bathroom facilities.

Treat yourself - Spa pools - $5 per person per day for those who are staying at the Lodge and $7 for casual visitors.

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10 Mt Lyford Forest Drive
Waiau 7395

Phone: +64 3 315 6446


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