Totara Lodge

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
68 Ararino Street, Trentham, Upper Hutt, 5018, New Zealand
4.4 out of 5 rating 231 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.4

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in Upper Hutt, Totara Lodge is a 1-minute drive from Trentham Racecourse and 5 minutes from Maidstone Park. This motel is 9.3 mi (15 km) from Queensgate Shopping Centre and 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from Dowse Art Museum.


Make yourself at home in one of the 26 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchenettes. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include phones, as well as refrigerators and coffee/tea makers.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the motel's restaurant, Trentham Mess Hall, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Trentham Racecourse - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Maidstone Park - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Queensgate Shopping Centre - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Dowse Art Museum - 15.5 km / 9.6 mi
Maori Treasures - 17.8 km / 11.1 mi
Petone Foreshore - 18.6 km / 11.6 mi
Plimmerton Beach - 22.9 km / 14.2 mi
Sunshine Bay - 23.3 km / 14.5 mi
Staglands Wildlife Reserve - 24.2 km / 15 mi
Pataka Museum of Arts and Culture - 25.4 km / 15.8 mi
Brendan Beach - 30 km / 18.7 mi
Matiu - Somes Island - 34 km / 21.1 mi
Paekakiri Beach - 34.9 km / 21.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 38.3 km / 23.8 mi
Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 45.3 km / 28.2 mi

The preferred airport for Totara Lodge is Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 15 and NZD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 25 per night

  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -One meeting room
  • -Terrace
  • -Library
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • -Number of restaurants -
  • -Number of bars/lounges -
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking