1) What facilities do you have?

Our facilities include

  • Double rooms
  • Twin rooms
  • Triple rooms
  • Single room
  • The lodge sleeps up to 10 people
  • Space for two tents
  • A fully equipped kitchen
  • Shared bathroom facilities: two showers, two toilets
  • Comfortable lounges and covered decks

2) Where are you located?

The Old Slaughterhouse is located  100m above the Tasman Sea, 1 km north of Hector, 25 minutes north of Westport on Highway 67.

3) How do I make a booking?

For bookings and availability please call us on +64 (0)3 782 8333 or +64 (0)27 5297640, or click here to send us a message

4) How do I arrange a pickup for my bags?

Please give us a call +64 (0) 3 782 8333 or +64 (0)27 5297640 when you are about to leave Westport and we will arrange to meet you in the car park and transport your bags up to the lodge.

5) Do we have to walk up to the lodge?

Yes, you do. It is a moderate climb which requires a reasonable level of fitness. It will take you between 5 and  10 minutes.  It is beautiful walking track through the bush and you can enjoy the views of the Tasman Sea as you walk up to the lodge.


6) How much do you charge?

For current pricing see the prices on our website, BBH members receive a discount.

7) How do I pay?

You can only pay cash as we do not have EFTPOS or credit card facilities. The nearest banks are in Westport.

8) Where is the nearest supermarket?

The nearest supermarkets are in Westport. Please note that Westport is an approximate 25 minutes drive away.

9) Do you have WiFi?

We do have (limited) WiFi in the main building.

10) Do you accommodate children?

Due to the location of the lodge we cannot accommodate children under 5 years of age.