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Podium Lodge is a newly built, modern, 86 bed facility offering a unique experience in a vibrant yet peaceful setting that inspires excellence with large interactive communal areas. Designed to support athletes with their training or performance ambitions but we welcome anyone looking for a quiet yet vibrant and inspiring getaway. Podium Lodge is a home away from home, its the place you come back to after a busy day of work, activity or competition.
Our quality appointed studios, two bedroom apartments and 14-bed dormitory are comfortable, functional and offer large rooms equipped with, hot showers, space to cook, eat, relax and interact. Gear storage facilities, equipment wash down space, bike racks and a bike maintenance station are yours to use when you stay.
Podium Lodge is a charitable enterprise whose priority is its purpose, not its profit, with 100% of proceeds being returned to the community.
Podium Lodge is located only minutes from the buzz of eateries, cafes and high performance althletes in Central Cambridge, St Peter's School Cambridge, the Avantidrome, Te Awa and a short drive to Lake Karapiro and Hamilton City. Cambridge is a destination that provides a gate way to world class attractions, including:
- Hobbiton: Experience the world iconic real Middle-earth at the Hobbiton Movie Set from the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbiton Film Trilogies, located 32km’s (30 minute drive) from Podium Lodge.
- Waitomo Caves: A hot spot for visitors from around the world, Waitomo Caves offer a subterranean adventure like no other. Stunning formations and magical glow worms, the caves are approximately an hours drive from Podium Lodge.
If you are looking for a meeting space with a point of difference, secluded and away from the distractions of the office and city, our 6m x 8m Podium Pool House is set beside a landscaped pool in a rural and quiet setting. Ideal for meetings, presentations, training and development sessions, small group workshops and functions. We’ve even held yoga classes in this light and airy space.
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