Picton, Marlborough

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers


Check In: 13:00|Check Out: 10:00
Hours: 7.30am-9pm (late arrivals ok by arrangement)

From the 15th December 2021 a Covid Vaccine Certificate and matching ID are required for guests 12 years and over at check-in. Failure to produce these will result in the room charge and cancellation of your booking.

Tombstone Lodge and Backpackers offers a variety of warm rooms in a modern accommodation building catering for guests that require private rooms with en-suites, shared rooms or dorms. Take in the harbour views from your room, spa or games deck. Our separate communal building includes a fully equipped kitchen, indoor/outdoor dining, T.V. lounge, games area with a pool table, darts, table tennis, and gym. Also each morning is a free breakfast which consists of hot drinks, toast and freshly made hot cheese scones. We provide free unlimited WiFi, complimentary bikes, free off-street parking and a free shuttle bus to ferries, trains and buses. With good local knowledge we also provide trip advice and can book your adventures - in some cases with discounted rates. Tombstone is just a 3 minute walk from the Bluebridge Ferry Terminal and just 8 minutes walk into town. Contact us direct for our special deals.

Lose yourself in the stunning views overlooking Picton Harbour from our Lodge while relaxing on our enormous covered veranda, complete with spa pool and table tennis tables. Then on retiring enjoy the comforts of our new purpose built luxury accommodation block.

Our garden settings have an abundance of fruit trees, great indoor outdoor dining areas, bird aviary, under cover bike storage, and off street car parking.

Our aim is to make your stay a memorable happy event and you will want to come back.

Designed with your creature comforts in mind, our accommodation can be considered to be either the beginning or last leg of your South Island journey. Picton is a great place to enjoy the wonderful Marlborough Sounds, explore the Queen Charlotte track or sample some of our local wineries from Marlborough.

Our purpose built accommodation facilities is separate from the common areas and various rooms with views they all provide comfort and warmth...

All our beds are fitted with clean linen and duvets ( no sleeping bags)
Self-contained Apartment
Queen rooms with En-suites
Family rooms with En-suites
Double rooms with shared bathrooms
Twin room with shared bathrooms
Bunk rooms
Disabled room and facilities.
All new furniture
Safe and secure

Our Hub - Our Villa is over 100 years old and has a wonderful feel. Rooms dedicated to past owners.

Spend time on our huge enclosed veranda while either sitting on a bar stool maybe while sipping a glass of our fabulous Marlborough wine, over looking the port watching ships and boats come and go. Perhaps catch up with your postcards while being mesmerized with the beauty of the Marlborough Sounds, or play a game of pool or table tennis. Relax in the spa and maybe use our outdoor pizza oven.

Comfy TV Lounge with freeview channels and DVD'S

Quiet lazy reading room with views warm and cosy

Computer room ( Free unlimited wifi in communal area ) catch up with friends and family.

Covered out door breakfast/barbeque area

Please note that checkin and checkout is not possible on Christmas Day Dec 25th.
We are happy to have you at Tombstone for Christmas Day but you will need to stay 2 nights from 24th Dec.

Map & Directions

16 Gravesend Place, Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand, 7220


Walk down Dublin Street for 8 minutes and you will see us above the roundabout. Turn onto Queen Charlotte Drive then two lefts and you will be at our driveway on Gravesend Place.

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