Our food philosophy is fresh and seasonal and like to show case the local produce in the area. Both Alistair and Fiona have traveled extensively along with living in both Asia and Australia working internationally. They are now enjoying sharing their love of New Zealand with guests from around the world.

Arrivals & Departures

Check in commences at 2:00pm. We ask that you please check out by 11:00am on the day of your departure. Please confirm with your hosts in advance should you wish to request an early check in or late check out. This may not be available during busy periods.


Whether it be a local pick-up/drop-off, to and from your favourite vineyard or a ride to that music concert when you want to have a good time without the worry.
Mt Michael Lodge is certified to transport passengers and transport can be booked with your hosts.


Both Alistair and Fiona are available on site to assist with check in and out – along with advice on local activities. Your room can be accessed from the entrance or alternatively through gallery


The Cromwell Mall is a shopping and service centre located 4 km south on route 6. Shops range from food to fashion to information services. The local supermarkets (New world) and Fresh Choice are situated around the corner on Murray Terrace.


We offer free parking to all our guests at the entrance to Mt Michael Lodge.