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Originally opened on the 3rd May 1958, the restaurant was revamped in 1985. In 1986 four motel units were added. The main bar was fully renovated in 2000.


Address - Northumberland Street, Tapanui, 9522
Phone / Fax - (03) 204 8244
Email -

Manager - Brittney Andrews
Assistant - Rawinia Pahau-Workman



  • Hometown Liquormart Bottlestore
  • Pool Table and dart boards
  • Gaming machines
  • Self service TAB
  • Sky TV
  • Central Beer Garden
  • Bar meals available
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurant
  • Courtesy coach available locally 


The Forest Lodge Hotel has four self contained motel units available:

  • Two single and one double bed in each unit
  • $80 single, $90 twin, $110 for 3 or 4 people
  • Continental breakfast available
  • Meals available 7 days a week
  • Microwave and electric fry pan in each unit
  • TV

To make a booking: Click Here


Food requirement for guests and visitors are catered for by 'Blue Mountain Bistro & Takeaways'

  • Bistro & Takeaways open Thursday to Sunday.
  • Functions by arrangement, up to 100 people. 

Commercial Operations

Central Distribution
Forest Lodge Hotel
Falls Hotel
Gore Liquorland
Heartland Hotel Croydon
Howl at the Moon
Longford Tavern
Pioneer Tavern & Edendale Motels
Super Liquor
Thomas Green
Three Rivers Hotel
Tokanui Tavern

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