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Welcome to Podium Lodge

Cambridge accommodation to suit every traveller

Whether you’re travelling for sport, business or leisure, you’ll love your stay at Podium Lodge in Cambridge, New Zealand. We offer accommodation options to suit everyone, including athletes. Located in a peaceful rural setting, Podium Lodge is an ideal base to relax, recharge, and explore beautiful Cambridge and beyond.

Podium Lodge at a glance:

  • 86-bed facility
  • Free WiFi
  • Full self-catering facilities
  • Wall-mounted flat screen televisions
  • Premium super-king or king-single beds
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning or heating
  • Secure external storage units
  • Linen, towels, and bathroom amenities provided
  • Onsite parking (including long bay parking)
  • 14-bed dormitory for large groups
  • Smoke-free environment
  • Multiple communal spaces and recreational areas
  • Fully-landscaped rural setting
  • Close to Cambridge’s shops, bars, and restaurants
  • 30mins from Hobbiton and 1hr from Waitomo Caves

Top reasons to stay at Podium Lodge...

Discover the best of Waikato

Podium Lodge is moments from Cambridge town centre and a short drive from popular Waikato attractions such as Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves. Our friendly staff can recommend the best places to shop, eat, and explore: we’re all locals, and we can’t wait to help you discover our beautiful backyard.

Fuel your love of sport

Whether you’re a professional athlete or you simply love keeping fit, we share your passion for all things health and fitness. Test your endurance at the Avantidrome (just 800m down the road) or ask us to recommend the best running routes, walking tracks and mountain bike trails. Don’t be afraid to get muddy – we can help you wash down your gear when you get back. 

Give back to the community

Did you know Podium Lodge is a social enterprise? We are owned by the Brian Perry Charitable Trust and 100% of our proceeds go directly back to the community through our Good Sports Program, which inspires healthy and active lifestyles. When you stay with us, you make a meaningful contribution to the community. Thanks for being such a good sport!

Try something new

Podium Lodge is a bit different from your typical accommodation provider – that’s what makes us special. Originally designed for athletes, we’re all about bringing people together in a comfortable, welcoming setting. Stay with us for a unique experience, along with everything else you expect from first-rate accommodation: excellent service, comfortable rooms, and a great location.  


Got a local secret?

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Send us an email with your best local tip, your favourite place to eat, drink and things to do, and we will share with visitors and let people know all about our local hidden treasures. 


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