About Us

Located opposite Trentham Railway Station, and within close walking distance of the Trentham Racecourse, Totara Lodge offers spacious rooms and motel type units with easy access by train or car to Wellington’s Westpac Stadium and the Interislander Ferry Terminal as well as the CBD.    Wellington airport is approximately 45 minutes away but travelling time is heavily dependent on traffic, especially at peak hours.  We are close to Trentham Memorial Park and Silverstream Village also.

All accommodation at Totara Lodge includes a mini refrigerator and en suite bathroom with hairdryer and shower.   Kitchenettes with microwave cooking facilities are available in the superior rooms.  Luggage storage facilities are available.

The Piwakawaka Restaurant & Bar, the on-site restaurant and bar serves an a-la-carte dinner  and is open Tuesday’s from 3pm and Wednesday – Sunday 11am – Late.  The warm surroundings and friendly atmosphere makes all travellers feel welcome.   

In addition to our facilities and transport infrastructure there is also a tavern, liquor retail outlet, dairy, tab and takeaway in close proximity and its a short walk to the Post Office, petrol station, and a couple of great cafes.