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Hodder House

   Bed & Breakfast   


Hodder House provides a unique Bed & Breakfast experience within the heritage listed home of Therese and John Dennison. 

You really get a sense of the house's history when you climb the rimu staircase to your bedroom. The sloping ceilings, sash windows, panel doors and sympathetic furniture  are a reflection of its colonial past.

Guests enjoy the use of their own bathroom with the house's original Victorian wash basin.

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$250 a night for two double rooms. (2 night min)

Inclusive of continental breakfast .




We offer a continental breakfast.

Breakfast & Sitting Room

Guest have their own space in which to relax.

Free Wifi


You are very welcome to connect to Hodder House's wifi at no extra cost.



We encourage our guests to sit out on the veranda when weather permits to enjoy the garden.





Wineries Tour


Martinborough  (just 20 minutes away) has more than 20 cellar doors, each with their own style. Most are located within easy walking or cycling distance of the village square, making it a popular spot to visit. When it comes to delicious wines, there's so much of the good stuff to discover.

Fell Locomotive Museum


The Fell Locomotive Museum houses H199, the only locomotive of its type in the world, and Fell brake-van F210. H199 is one of six engines designed for use on New Zealand’s famous Rimutaka Incline. The locomotives climbed gradients as steep as 1 in 13 (7.7%) on the 3-mile (4.8km) railway between the settlements of Cross Creek and Summit in the South Wairarapa.

Wairarapa Cycle Trails

Wairarapa has some great biking routes, from mountain bike parks, cycleways, routes and trails to one of New Zealand's Great Rides - The Remutaka Cycle Trail .

If you're in Wellington and have a bike you can bring it over on the train or if you're from further afield/don't have a bike on you can hire one or more.

Stonehenge Aotearoa


Stonehenge Aotearoa is unique in New Zealand and internationally as a place of science and wonder.  Built by members of The Phoenix Astronomical Society with the support of the Royal Society of New Zealand the purpose of Stonehenge Aotearoa is to encourage people of all ages to rediscover the knowledge of their ancestors.

The stones are neutral and welcome people of all cultures, beliefs, faiths and religions.

It is not a replica of Stonehenge in England but a modern interpretation, based upon the many stone circles and astronomical stone structures scattered around the globe.

Night Sky Safari


Award winning business, "Under the Stars"  show off the night sky, pointing out constellations, stars, solar system and enjoy close up views of deep sky objects through binoculars and telescopes all in an entertaining and educational way. 

Featherston Booktown


A Booktown is a small rural town or village in which second–hand and antiquarian bookshops are concentrated. Featherston now has six bookshops and the annual Featherston Booktown Festival  in May attracts many visitors.


Contact Us

23 Wakefield Street, Featherston. 5710

John & Therese 0204 146 2157

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