The Masters Lodge
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The Masters Lodge
10 Elizabeth Road
New Zealand
++ 646 834 1946
++ 646 834 1947
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Hotel Description
The Masters Lodge is a small luxury lodge positioned atop Bluff Hill in the Art Deco City of Napier with spectacular views over the blue South Pacific Ocean, Cape Kidnappers, the Art Deco City of Napier and the Marine Parade. This landmark residence was the home of one of New Zealand's most wealthy entrepreneurs, Johann Gerhard Husheer, Founder and Director of The National Tobacco Company of New Zealand. The residence was designed by famed New Zealand Architect Louis Hay in the early 1930s when he also designed Napier's most famous Art Deco building - The National Tobacco Company Building. The Lodge features original Art Deco and Art Nouveau furnishings, servant bell system and extensive leadlighting (stained glass) throughout. The Beach, Shops, Restaurants, Museums and Central Business District are all within a 10 minute walk from the Lodge.

After a day of golf, or tramping in the wilderness or on the Wine Trail, indulge in a luxurious Massage in the Solarium, savour a refreshing drink on the wide Verandah, unwind with the sights and fragrances of the Flower Garden, or linger in our small Native Bush inhabited by tui's & dancing fantails ... where it is tempting to speculate that the Puka, Punga and Puriri trees flourishing there are the very specimens recorded in the hand-written notes of Baron Husheer when he planted them in 1927 ... and enjoy an intimate Gourmet Dinner served by candlelight in the Dining Room, on the Verandah, or in the Garden.

Our Gourmet Dinners are prepared by our own Chef and are complemented by rare local wines from our extensive wine cellar. The highlight for wine enthusiasts staying at the Lodge is certainly the Dinner with the Winemaker. For the Art Deco enthusiasts, we will arrange an Art Deco Dinner to include a private tour of the Art Deco City in a vintage car, cocktails and a hosted dinner at the Lodge with your personal expert in Art Deco architecture and design. Or, join our Chef in The Master's Kitchen for a personal Culinary Class where you will learn to prepare the evening's culinary delights. This is a "hands-on" opportunity to actually help the Chef prepare your own meal while learning about New Zealand cuisine, Hawke's Bay meats, seafood and produce, and professional cooking techniques.

After a refreshing sleep, awake to the sound of the ocean and the chorus of native birds in the bush & garden. Start your day with a delicious breakfast on the shady Verandah, in the Garden, or in the impressive Dining Room, and soak up the scenic splendour that matches the quality of the Lodge!
Luxury Hotel Accommodation
The Suites
The Masters Lodge accommodates only four guests in two Guest Suites.
Both Suites offer spectacular views over the South Pacific Ocean, Cape Kidnappers, Hawke's Bay, and Napier -- The Art Deco City!

The Kidnappers Suite
Luxury, opulence and elegance envelop you in this beautiful suite. The bedroom is decorated with select antique furnishings. The colours used in the three rooms are taken from the colours of the gannet (soft yellow, off white, light blue and black).

The Suite offers a spectacular panorama over the blue South Pacific Ocean, Cape Kidnappers, the Art Deco City of Napier and Hawke's Bay. It is the perfect spot to watch the sunrise over the Pacific Ocean, or perhaps to enjoy a glass of the best champagne at sunset.

The ensuite bathroom is restored to its original beauty with original tiles, white-ware, glass towel holders, shaving mirror and tooth-brush holder. This bathroom is featured in the Art Deco book "Styles of the Thirties" by Peter Shaw.

The Deco Suite
Wrapped in luxury, your Art Deco Suite awaits you! Truly a treat for the art deco enthusiast, this suite features gorgeous art deco furnishings. The Suite has extensive uninterrupted views over the blue South Pacific Ocean, Cape Kidnappers, Hawke's Bay, the Art Deco City of Napier, and the Mediterranean landscaped gardens of the Lodge. Here you can enjoy the setting sun from yo""ur own private sunporch with a bottle of the finest wine Hawke's Bay has to offer.

The unique Art Deco en-suite bathroom features an elevated bathtub with "million-dollar-views" over the Pacific Ocean. You will be tempted to have a leisurely bath! Why not try New Zealand's famous Bluff oysters & a glass of champagne while luxuriating in a warm, bubble bath. This is one experience you will never forget!

Both Suites are equipped with art deco furnishings, Egyptian cotton bed linens, goosedown duvets & pillows, walk-in wardrobes, in-room safes, original works of art, the Bose Wave music system, direct dial phone and modem port. Each ensuite offers a separate shower and original cast iron bathtub, natural Seascape toiletries, Bellora bathrobes, hair dryers and extra luxurious towels.
The Lodge offers a Living Room & Cocktail Lounge, Formal Dining Room, Solarium with Sky TV, CDs, Videos and Laptop, Wireless internet access throughout the property, superbly stocked Wine Cellar, Deco Drawing Room, shady Verandahs, beautifully maintained Flower Gardens in park-like grounds, off-street parking, and much, much more!
The Masters Lodge is a 4.5 hour drive from Wellington, 6 hours from Auckland, and 2.5 hours from Taupo.

The Hawkes Bay Airport in Napier is 10 minutes away from the Lodge. Limousine, Corporate Sedan or Taxi service can be arranged for your arrival at the airport. The major Rental Car companies (Hertz, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Europcar) also provide service at the Airport.

Directions to The Masters Lodge:
Driving into Napier, follow the i-signs toward the Visitor Information Centre. When you reach Marine Parade, turn Left (North) on Marine Parade (the Pacific Ocean will be to your right). Turn left at the Centennial Gardens onto Coote Road following the road until making a right turn onto Thompson Road. Continue to the top of the hill (do not veer left) until it dead-ends at Lighthouse Road. Turn right on Lighthouse Road. Elizabeth Road is the second turn on your right. Parking is just beyond the Entrance signpost. Please leave your luggage in your car or at the Luggage Entrance. We will attend to it after check-in.