For luxury, relaxation and rural peace, stay at the Summit Lodge in Gladstone, Wairarapa - 90 minutes drive from Wellington City. Surrounded by extensive gardens in the midst of farmland, the Summit Lodge provides boutique accommodation 15 minutes drive from Masterton, Carterton and Greytown.  Close to wineries and the award-winning Gladstone Inn.  Sumptuous accommodation with super-king beds, air conditioning and heating as well as en-suites and private patios.  One of few five-star rated bed and breakfast's in the area; guests are guaranteed a warm welcome.

Breakfasts are a highlight featuring home made muesli, freshly baked bread and jams made from fruit grown on site; free range eggs and locally cured organic bacon.  For the coffee fiends there is barista-style espresso coffee and there is a range of teas.  Dinners are available on request and dietary requirements can be catered for - GF, vegetarian, lactose free etc.  Just let us know on booking. 


The Summit Lodge is set in 2 acres of gardens. There is a herd of friendly alpacas on-site, free range chickens, an orchard and a large veggie garden. The garden is full of NZ native plants and a variety of birdlife is present. There are views beyond the gardens to rolling farmland, paddocks full of cows and sheep and there are often stunning sunsets.  Take a walk up Admiral Hill or bring your bikes and go for a cycle ride.  The surrounding area is very pretty. Check out the Gallery for more pictures Book a room for a two or the whole wing - perfect for groups of up to 6 people.

Guest lounge

Large, comfortable lounge, exclusively for guest use

inside-outside flow

Lots of windows and doors to maximise the long, summer days and evenings.


Check out our Book Now page for availability and make a reservation or contact us for further information by phone - 00 64 6 372 7757 or email, retreat@summitlodge.co.nz