Accommodation

Stay at Vaughan Park

Vaughan Park can accommodate 38 people in comfortable single and twin-share rooms in four lodges and also in the separate Forrest wing of Thomas Vaughan Lodge. All rooms open out into a courtyard or garden and most have wonderful views of Long Bay and beyond. 

We offer a variety of bedroom types:

  • 18 single bedrooms.
  • 10 twin share bedrooms.
  • 1 en suite double/single occupancy bedroom

Each lodge has quality bath/shower rooms for guests. 

There are also lounges in each lodge where you can relax with colleagues and friends and tea/coffee making facilities are available. 

We have unlimited Wi-Fi and full cellphone coverage.

 

  • The Thomas Vaughan Lodge

    The Thomas Vaughan Lodge

    Forrest Wing within The Thomas Vaughan Lodge offers you:

    • Four twin-share rooms
    • Two single rooms  
    • One en-suite room
    • Spacious lounge
    • Main dining room
    • Two well-equipped conference/meeting rooms

    Easy access to the flowered and attractive courtyards and broad decking give panoramic views of Long Bay beach and the Regional Park and offer you a peaceful and beautiful place to stay. 

  • Clare House

    Clare House

    • Three twin-share rooms.
    • One single room.
    • Large lounge area seats up to 10 people.
    • Fully equipped for meetings and/or small resident groups.  

    It is an attractive day venue with a lounge opening out onto a large deck affording fabulous ocean views and lots of sunshine.

    Clare House is named after St. Clare of Assisi, one of the first followers of St. Francis of Assisi and honours Vaughan Park’s first custodians.

  • Robert Carmichael House

    Robert Carmichael House

    • Five single rooms
    • One twin-share room
    • Lounges, shower and toilet facilites
    • Tea/coffee-making areas  
    • Each room opens out to the gardens and/or has an ocean view.

    Named after Robert Carmichael,  formerly Chief Executive of the Anglican Trust Board, who had a leading role in developing the concept of Vaughan Park as a Retreat Centre and was influential in its establishment.

  • Bishop Te Haara House

    Bishop Te Haara House

    • Five single rooms.
    • One twin-share room.
    • Lounges, shower and toilet facilites
    • Tea/coffee-making areas.  
    • Each room also opens out to the gardens and/or has an ocean view.

    Named after The Right Rev. Waiohau Rui (Ben) Te Haara was Pihopa kit e Tai Tokerau from 1992 – 2001.

  • Bishop Buckle House

    Bishop Buckle House

    • Five single rooms.
    • One twin-share room.
    • Lounges, shower and toilet facilites
    • Tea/coffee-making areas.  
    • Each room also opens out to the gardens and/or has an ocean view.

    Named after The Right Rev. Edward Gilbert (Ted) Buckle, Assistant Bishop for the Northern Region of the Diocese of Auckland, 1981 – 1992.

  • Check in

    Check in

    Check in is available from 12 noon, Check out 10.30am.

  • Accessibility

    Vaughan Park has disabled and wheelchair access and amenities throughout the Thomas Vaughan Lodge.  The Bishop Te Haara House and Forrest Wing also have wheelchair access, giving a total of 17 beds in 12 rooms.

    We have designated Mobility parking spaces.