Orongo Bay Homestead

Rates & Specials

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All junior suite rooms have separate entry, opening windows, Nespresso, underfloor heating and ensuite bathroom.

Minimum stays apply. Covid-19 alert levels may affect how we can look after you, so please ask. All rates for double or single occupancy. Additional guests each $120 per night.

Complimentary fruit bowl and daily doorstep breakfast basket in full rate bookings, verandah Homestead supper by arrangement (optional). Room serviced on request only under Covid Alert Level 1, but always offered after every third day under Alert Level 1. Always deep cleaned and sanitised between bookings.  Minimum stay 2 nights. SPECIAL DIRECT DEAL: Pay 5 nights, stay 7 (no early departure refunds available). Pre-payment required. Please contact us direct for this. Room-only rates (no breakfast and no refunds) are also offered on request.

From today until 15 March 2021:     Summer Daze    From $250 per night (please check current rate when booking)

The Pacific Room and The Retreat: from $250 per night per room

The Teal Suite: from $280 per night

The Consul’s Room: from $450 per night by request only


We are very personal, with just three architect-designed rooms. We have been certified organic, we are quality-oriented, and involved and immersed in the happiness of our guests.

We offer privacy and value with heaps of space, an underground wine cellar and 15 acres of coastal privacy near the lovely, historic town of Russell.

All main beds are orthopaedic quality, and all pillows are feather and down unless non-allergenic requested. Cosy towelling bath robes are provided; natural toiletries are also complimentary. All rooms feature DVD/TV and have sound systems. Ceiling fans circulate the cooling sea breezes and in winter underfloor heating keeps you cosy. A personal room fridge contains complimentary Homestead mineral spring water and and may be stocked with other optional supplies such as Champagne, beers and other wines by prior order – or at a whim!.

Full tariff includes breakfast basket, in-room organic tea and Nespresso (organic/recylable pods). Ironing boards are in every room.

All rooms are refreshed using chemical-free or ecolabel licensed sanitising products.

Wireless broadband is available in-room, in lounges and in parts of the grounds, subject to rural limitations.

The Teal Suite is spread over two levels with an internal Juliet balcony. A large 5-window French door opens into your studio/lounge from a sail-shaded garden deck. The bed is king size. Upstairs, a ceiling moon-light and a casement window allow extra cooling in the cosy, loft lounge with its own convertible couch bed for children (over 12 years) or daytime dozing. Generous storage, clothing and luggage spaces. Shower only in a full wet-area bathroom. This informal suite is ideally suited to 3 people or a small family together. Bliss and privacy to come and go as you please. Large screen TV/DVD, surround sound and a tidy kitchenette make this suite an attractive option for longer stays. Microwave but no stove/oven.

King bed plus double convertible couch

The Retreat (purpose-built for easy access needs). At garden level in the lakeside wooden building. Indoor/outdoor shaded patio room with terracotta-style floors and a private lakeside deck. French doors also lead to a private sun-deck. A cool, summer retreat with wood-panelled ceiling, traditional wood-panelled walls: popular with honeymooners or guests seeking romantic privacy in a natural setting.

Super-king or twin beds plus fold-out double couch bed

The Pacific Room From a private foyer, the hand-crafted staircase leads to a lofty, spacious room overlooking the duck sanctuary. Custom-finished walls and angled high ceilings reflect sand and sea colours of the Pacific, carried through in art and furnishings. The surround-sound system is ideal for movie lovers.

Super-king or twin beds plus drop-down king single

Please note our family policy: while we stipulate a minimum age of 12 years, younger children may accompany guests when all three rooms are reserved by the same party. Parents are warned that natural water hazards are part of our countryside, coastal location.

A minimum of 2 nights applies but some special deals may vary. Single occupancy rates are the same as double. Where a third or fourth person may be accommodated in a room, a charge of $120 per person per night will apply, irrespective of age.

Prepay special and room-only rates are usually NON REFUNDABLE and payment must be completed at the time of booking. Some packages are available only when booking DIRECT with the Homestead. Your travel company may offer other packages and rates.