Our guests enjoy a 10% discount off the standard Return airfare with Stewart Island Flights, Please inquire with us
Property DescriptionIris, Anne and Peter welcome you to Stewart Island, to Sails Ashore Boutique Hosted Lodge (B&B) and to Kowhai Lane Lodge (Self Catered). As well as being your hosts will also be your guides on your packaged Ulva Island walk. We can show you why Stewart Island is on most New Zealanders Bucket List.Both properties overlook Halfmoon Bay and are about five minutes easy stroll from the waterfront. As well as delightful sea views, both have private gardens for you to enjoy offering just as you would expect from our 5 Star and 4 star plus standards. Both properties offer disabled access units. Sails Ashore is 2 night minimum stay, Kowhai Lane 3 night minimum stay, and both are packaged with our discounted Guided Ulva Island walk.In addition our guests enjoy a 10% discount on the Standard airfare if choosing to fly with Stewart Island Flights. And guests also enjoy a discount with selected local activities and quality Invercargill accommodation. Please inquireFor guests wishing to sample some of our longer walks we offer secure gear storage while away.
Property FacilitiesA home away from home, we have everything you will require for a stay on Stewarts Island.We also offer local advice and tours and will be happy to book anything else that you may need help with organising. Our guests also enjoy discounts with other local operators, including off the standard return airfare with Stewart Island Flights
Room FacilitiesAll of our rooms at both Sails Ashore and Kowhai Lane offer ensuites including heated mirrors, toiletries, hair dryers and shower.At Sails Ashore beds come with 100% cotton luxury linen, electric blankets and there is 24/7 central heating in all rooms.Refrigerator, local iced water, Tea and coffee making facilities with a selection of fancy brands and home made cookies.Free local telephone and wifi nternet. Clock and radio plus LCD television and home theatre with a selection of local interest videos. And there is an extensive library of local interest booksA small safe for personal items."Port" is disabled access, with wet area shower. Otherwise our "Starboard" suite is a mirror image.At Kowhai Lane rooms come with high quality linen and covers, electric blankets and there is 24/7 central heating in all rooms.Free local telephone and "Zenbu" internet. Clock and radio.Each room has satellite television and in the lounge there is a home theater unit with a selection of local interest videos.And there is an extensive library of local interest books
Reception Hours8am - 6pm
Additional InformationA stay at Kowhai Lane does not include meals, but the modern kitchen allows guests full reign to suit your own requirements. There is a stocked pantry which works on a "use and replace in kind" system.
Car ParkingWe have guest parking, but you will be unable to bring your car to the Island. Cars are available locally for hire
Payment PolicyFor discounted bookings we require payment in full on bookingFor standard booking we require a minimum of 50% tariff to confirm your reservation, with the balance due on arrival.PLEASE NOTE :- Credit Card payments may attract a 2.5% surcharge
Cancellation PolicyGreater than 30 days.... forfeit 10% of total tariff8 to 30 days.... forfeit 33% of total tariffless than 8 days ... forfeit total payment.
Child PolicyKowhai Lane, no Children under 10 unless taking all 4 rooms.Kowhai Lane Apartment children welcome.Sails Ashore, children welcome if sharing with a single parent, or if taking both rooms.
Location / DistancesBoth Sails Ashore & Kowhai Lane lodges are only 4 or 5 minutes stroll from the village centre and waterfront.
Directions to PropertyYou will arrive onto Stewart Island either by plane (our guests enjoy a 10% discount off the return airfare... contact us for details) or by ferry. We will meet you off either. But you MUST advise us your arrival details