Boutique Accommodation


The Tai Tapu lodge provides boutique accommodation in a relaxing, rural location but close to Christchurch and Lincoln.

Nestled amongst fruit trees and herb gardens, Tai Tapu Lodge  offers four unique accommodations in the heart of a heritage environment.

The Barn (heritage listed "coach stop ") and the Creamery, have been renovated into contemporary suites that can accommodate up to nine guests. 

We have a wood fired hot tub which is available to guests

Located 20 minutes from Christchurch, Tai Tapu Lodge is the perfect place to explore everything the area has to offer. 

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All the Tai Tapu Lodge suites have their own unique character.

Whether you want a romantic retreat, a family break, or a business trip, chose the accommodation that suits you the best.



Complementary Breakfast

Muesli, seasonal fruits, yoghurt, eggs, breads and homemade jams.


The cleaning is naturally included at the end of your stay.

Free Wifi


Unlimited internet is available from all  of our suites.



Recharge your day enjoy  and our 12 acres of gardens and orchards

Additional treats​

Generous fresh cheeseboards are  available at additional cost (suits 2 adults).

Wood fired hot tub

Our hot tub is available to our guests. 

$90 per session - please book at least 2 hours in advance

For a 3 night stay - first session is free.





Tai Tapu

A heritage and leafy village with a rich community life. There are many coffee and dining options, a 9hole golf  course and lots of walks and trails.


You'll just need 20 minutes to reach Christchurch city and all its stunning tourist attractions.

Little River Rail Trail

The Christchurch to Little River Rail Trail skirts past the massive flanks of the ancient volcanoes of Banks Peninsula, and hugs the shoreline of Lake Ellesmere which is rich in wildlife and natural vegetation.


Lyttelton is the port of Christchurch.

Visit the sunday morning farmer market and have a coffee in one of the many local cafes


This popular historic french resort town stays calm all year long thanks to its distant location from the city. 

Banks Peninsula​

On a day or half a day trip, explore this volcanic peninsula, its lush nature and beautiful shores.

Lincoln University
The famous agricultural university is just 8min driving from Tai Tapu Lodge.
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Tai Tapu Lodge can host your wedding party, photo shoots and small events.

Contact Marilyn to talk about your special day.


The Store Tai Tapu
Mon - Fri 7:30am-4:30pm 
Sat - Sun 8:30am-4:30pm
The Tai Tapu Hotel
Tues - Sun 12.00pm to late
Mon - Restaurant closed
The Raspberry Cafe 
Mon - Fri 7:30am-4:30pm 
Sat - Sun 8:30am-4:30pm
The Laboratory Brewery & Restaurant
(In Lincoln village)

Tues - Sun 11am-11pm

Mon - Restaurant closed

The Black Door Bar & Eatery
(In Lincoln village)

Wed- Sun 4pm-10pm

Mon - Tues Restaurant closed

New World Supermarket 
(In Lincoln village)

Mon - Sun 7:30am-9pm



Tel: +64 21 635 375 

766 Christchurch Akaroa Road, Tai Tapu

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