The Portage (formerly Peppers Portage Resort) 
4 star

2923 Kenepuru Road, Portage, Portage, 7282  - show map

Good 7.5/10
Score from 205 reviewers

Resort Overview

Just 15 minutes by boat from Picton, The Portage offers rooms with a private balcony or patio and features stunning views of the Marlborough Sounds.You can relax by the outdoor pool, go fishing from the beach or rocks, hike the Queen Charlotte track, or simply unwind on the grassed areas that surround the hotel. All rooms come with en suite bathrooms and tea/coffee making facilities. The Korimako rooms/units and the Tui Terrace rooms have beautiful views over Kenepuru Sound. Portage Restaurant, Cafe & Bar features contemporary New Zealand cuisine and excellent views over the water and is open daily. Snapper Bar & Eatery offers casual waterfront dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Local activities can be booked on your behalf including sea kayaking, mussel tours and winery tours from out of Picton.

Formerly The Portage Resort Hotel

Before April 2019 The Portage was known as The Portage Resort Hotel


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This room offers a small courtyard garden and you can enjoy views of native trees and plants.Please note there are no TV’s or WiFi in the rooms.Please note that the rate is based on 2 guests. There is no capacity for extra guests.

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These light-filled rooms feature sliding windows that open to a view of Portage Bay.Please note there are no TV’s or WiFi in the rooms.Please note that the rate is based on 2 guests. There is no capacity for extra guests.

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These units offer views across the center of the hotel down to Portage Bay, with decks or sun-rooms and large sliding windows.Please note there are no TV’s or WiFi in the rooms.Please note these units provide a deck, sun room or are set over two levels. This depends on guest occupancy and availability. For more information, please contact the property using the contact details found on the booking form.Please note that the 5th guest may be accommodated on a roll-away bed.

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The Tui Terraces offer private and quiet accommodation and have contemporary glass and tile bathrooms with large private decks and uninterrupted views of Portage Bay.

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Facilities of The Portage

Free parking, On-site parking, Parking, Private parking

Canoeing, Cycling, Diving, Fishing, Hiking

Internet services, WiFi

Food & Drink
Bar, Packed lunches, Restaurant, Snack bar, Special diet menus (on request)

Pools and wellness
Beachfront, Outdoor pool, Outdoor pool (seasonal), Private beach area

Bicycle rental, Shuttle service (free)

Front-desk/reception area services
Concierge service, Luggage storage, Tour desk

Common areas
Garden, Shared lounge/TV area, Sun terrace, Terrace

Cleaning services

Business facilities
Fax/photocopying, Meeting/banquet facilities

Gift shop

Family rooms, Heating, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout

Hotel Policies

From 14:00 hours

Untill 10:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
Swimming pool is closed from Mon 10 Jun 2019 until Mon 30 Sept 2019 Please note that there is a non-refundable 2% charge when you pay with a Visa or Mastercard credit card.
Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian. The legal guardian must provide a current photo ID or proof of guardianship if requested upon check-in.

Last updated: 16 Aug 2019 - Update now

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