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Overview of The Mudcastle

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Premium bedding, Select Comfort beds, individually decorated
Premium bedding, Select Comfort beds, individually decorated
Toaster, mixer, toaster oven, freezer
Premium bedding, Select Comfort beds, individually decorated

The Mudcastle

4 out of 5

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Explore the area

    AirportNelson (NSN)38 min drive
    Popular LocationKahurangi National Park40 min drive
    Popular LocationKaiteriteri Beach40 min drive
    Popular LocationAbel Tasman National Park69 min drive

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Full Castle Rate (1 to 6 Guests) 7 Nights

  • 500 sq m
  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Queen Beds, 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed

Full Castle Rate (1 to 6 guests) 2 Nights

  • 500 sq m
  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Queen Beds, 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed

Full Castle Rate (7 to 16 guests) 7 Nights

  • 500 sq m
  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 16
  • 2 Single Beds, 1 Large Single Bed, 1 Double Bed, 4 Queen Beds and 1 King Bed

Full Castle Rate (1 to 6 Guests) 3 Nights

  • 500 sq m
  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Queen Beds, 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed

Full Castle Rate (7 to 16 Guests) 2 Nights

  • 500 sq m
  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 16
  • 2 Single Beds, 1 Large Single Bed, 1 Double Bed, 3 Queen Beds and 2 King Beds

Full Castle Rate (7 to 16 guests) 3 Nights

  • 500 sq m
  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 16
  • 2 Single Beds, 1 Large Single Bed, 1 Double Bed, 4 Queen Beds and 1 King Bed

About this area

Upper Moutere

Located in Upper Moutere, The Mudcastle is in a rural area. Kahurangi Estate and Mapua Wharf are worth exploring if an activity is on the agenda. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and mountain biking.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Neudorf - 6 min drive
  • Kahurangi Estate - 11 min drive
  • Kahurangi National Park - 40 min drive
  • Kaiteriteri Beach - 40 min drive
  • Abel Tasman National Park - 69 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 38 min drive


  • Moutere Inn - 6 min drive
  • Kahurangi Estate - 8 min drive
  • Moutere Hills - 12 min drive

About this property

The Mudcastle

Romantic ski getaway with 3 bars/lounges
Hit the slopes and relax with The Mudcastle's amenities, including a complimentary reception, complimentary wireless Internet access and free self parking. All 8 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Thoughtful touches include bathrobes and slippers, and guests will also find room service and premium bedding. Limited housekeeping is available.
The Mudcastle offers 8 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and complimentary bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Select Comfort beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a rainfall showerhead, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a limited basis and in-room massages can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Ski shuttle

Food and drink

  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Banquet hall
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Select comfort bed


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Freezer
  • Ice maker
  • Mixer
  • Paper towels
  • Toaster


  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing



Check-in from 4 PM - 10 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 12:30 PM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 10 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 10 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 55.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 55.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3.5 per cent

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

We should mention

Guests must transfer via required shuttle to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
Children 10 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Mudcastle House Upper Moutere
Mudcastle Upper Moutere
Mudcastle Guesthouse Upper Moutere
Mudcastle Guesthouse
The Mudcastle Guesthouse
The Mudcastle Upper Moutere
The Mudcastle Guesthouse Upper Moutere

Frequently asked questions

Is The Mudcastle pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much does it cost to stay at The Mudcastle?
As of 11 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Mudcastle on 12 Apr 2021 start from NZ$1,520, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
How much is parking at The Mudcastle?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Mudcastle?
Check-in is from 4 PM - 10 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Mudcastle?
Checkout is at 12:30 PM.
Where is The Mudcastle located?
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Upper Moutere guesthouse is 6 mi (9.6 km) from Kahurangi Estate, and within 25 mi (40 km) of Mapua Wharf and Kaiteriteri Beach. Abel Tasman Coast Track is 26.4 mi (42.5 km) away.

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