Pinetrees Lodge is one of the oldest family businesses in Australia. We are famous for exceptional meals, authentic personal service, elegant accommodation and our stunning beachfront location on the Lord Howe Island lagoon. Discover world-class diving, snorkelling, fishing, walking, surfing and golf, or just relax and rejuvenate on one of Australia’s most beautiful islands. The Pinetrees experience is unique – the perfect balance of exercise, relaxation and indulgence – and you’ll return home feeling refreshed and revitalised after one of the best holidays of your life. We promise! Stay with us once and you’ll understand why so many guests return every year.
We have sheltered decks in beautiful Kentia gardens, social spaces, sunny lawns, an organic market garden and a waterfront boatshed and deck overlooking the Lord Howe lagoon. The main lodge has our restaurant, BBQ deck, bar, pool room, library and lounge.
Pinetrees is a full-service adventure lodge with a long list of events and activities to help guests explore the island. We have a walking guide, spa therapist and yoga teacher on staff. Our food is light, clean and healthy, and our coffee and wine are excellent.
The Pinetrees experience is relaxed, warm and friendly, and without WiFi, you’ll share the experience with new friends. You’ll discover some amazing activities and secluded beaches, and return for a deluxe spa treatment, exceptional dinner and cosy king bed.
Pinetrees is a full-service lodge and your rate includes luxury accommodation, all meals and exceptional service. We also include coral viewing and picnic cruises, cooking classes and a long list of amazing activities during our event weeks.
Lord Howe Island was discovered in 1788, and was uninhabited until settlers arrived in 1833. Our family arrived in 1842, and have been on the land at Pinetrees since 1848. We’ve hosted guests for over 125 years through multiple generations.
Do we need a passport? Where do we hire bikes? Can we get a late check-out? Please read this essential information for your stay to answer these questions and more.
Pinetrees is the perfect destination for kids. They’ll swim, ride bikes, snorkel, build sandcastles, collect shells – all day long – and then return to the lodge exhausted, hungry and ready for bed.
We have the best location on Lord Howe Island. Our boatshed deck is on the waterfront, and the main lodge, rooms, cottages and gardens are about 70 metres behind Lagoon Beach in the shade and shelter of 100 year old Norfolk Island pines.
Pinetrees attracts great editorial reviews in the media, and we’ve had over 40 feature articles in magazines and newspapers in the last five years. Have a read to see what travel journalists think about us!
We are serious about reducing our environmental footprint, and have programs to manage our carbon emissions, wastewater and food miles. We’re also restoring an endangered ecological system in our back paddock in partnership with the NSW Government.
We’re always looking for the best chefs, hotel managers, supervisors, waiters and housekeepers. We only select people who are serious hospitality professionals, and we expect staff to perform at the highest level… and the lifestyle is amazing.
Pinetrees is one of the leading hotels in Australia. We provide an authentic and unique holiday experience, on a World Heritage listed island, with endless adventures and amazing service. See what our guests think….
This is our second visit to Pinetrees Lodge; it has the best service and location. Lord Howe Island has something for everyone from high end action like climbing Mt Gower to the very sedentary. We will be back.
Our stay at Pinetrees Lodge was wonderful in every way. The staff was always smiling, happy, and helpful. Heaven on Earth!
I would recommend Pinetrees Lodge for its wonderful food, its relaxed and very friendly atmosphere – the fact that nothing is too much trouble. My first visit, definitely not my last! Perfect. Lord Howe Island has wonderful scenery, diverse activities, beautiful birds and great beaches.
The quality of food at Pinetrees Lodge was the highlight of my stay! It was excellent and the staff is friendly and helpful. This is my second visit and I will certainly return.
If you want a stress free holiday, find your way to Pinetrees Lodge on Lord Howe Island. You will be pampered and catered for in every way by friendly and helpful staff. The food is varied and beautifully prepared. Lord Howe Island is a truly unique holiday destination with turtle watching, walking, bird watching, boat excursions. You will leave with the intention of returning.
Experience a holiday at the wonderful guest house Pinetrees Lodge in one the most scenic place in the world. You can be as lazy or as active as you wish, enjoying superb food, beautifully presented, by accomplished and gracious hosts and staff.
The friendliness and co-operation of Pinetrees Lodge staff were exceptional. The food was excellent.
The location of Pinetrees Lodge is perfect. You have such a friendly staff and an easy overall atmosphere. Just perfect.
I do not believe you can improve the food and service at Pinetrees Lodge! The staff was pleasant and their attention to personal needs exceptional. We felt a lovely welcoming feeling our whole stay.