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Matakauri Lodge

Queenstown, New Zealand

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Matakauri Lodge

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Excellent hotel. Great rooms and fantastic service. Awesome vibe.

Seven minutes from Queenstown and spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers eleven luxurious suites and villas, each with private terraces looking out to a dramatic Queenstown lakeside, with mountain views. Matakauri Lodge will be your exclusive retreat in Queenstown, while you get the opportunity to experience spectacular scenery and adventure activities like white water rafting, paragliding, bungee jumping, jet boating and heli-skiing, just to name a few. Experience endless leisure pastimes of a more passive nature, such as hiking, horse riding, wineries, trout fishing, scenic flights to places like the unforgettable Milford Sound, hidden lakes… and much, much more. The staff at Matakauri Lodge will go out of their way to ensure that your Queenstown experience at this world class luxury resort will never be surpassed and we look forward to welcoming you to the lodge.

Please Note: This hotel property may offer both all-inclusive and room-only rates. Please read the rate description information carefully and contact us if you have any questions about what’s included in the room rate.
Hotel Address:
  • Matakauri Lodge
  • 569 Glenorchy Road
  • Queenstown,
  • New Zealand

Location Summary
Matakauri Lodge is located on the banks of the Lake Wakatipu and is just minutes from the heart of Queenstown.

Directions to Hotel
Queenstown Airport – Matakauri Lodge (approx 9 km): Turn right at the roundabout as you leave the airport, then right again at the next ‘T’ intersection. You are now travelling on Kawarau Road. After 1km turn left at the next roundabout onto Frankton Road, to head into Queenstown. Continue along Frankton Road towards Queenstown (10 minutes). You will enter Queenstown on Stanley Street. Drive straight on through the first roundabout at the bottom of the hill and turn left at the second roundabout onto Shotover Street. Drive through Queenstown on Shotover Street. The lake will remain on your left hand side as you pass through town. You will then reach a roundabout adjacent to the Lake. Take the first exit off the roundabout following the signpost to Glenorchy along the Lake Esplanade. You are now on Queenstown Glenorchy Road. Continue along this road for another 6 kilometres passing Moke Lake turnoff to your right and 7 mile Recreation Reserve Parking on your left. Just after the road bends away from the lake, the Farrycroft Row sign will appear on the left side of the road – please turn here and follow the signs to reception until you reach the main lodge.
Fine Dining On Site
At Matakauri Lodge, we pride ourselves on showcasing the finest local wines and produce in a luxurious setting. Our Executive Chef Dale Gartland’s modern European cuisine is focused on showcasing local seasonal produce with clean, fresh flavours. After a long day of adventuring, enjoy our daily changing Lodge menu.
Fitness Center
The Gym consists of a complete spectrum of exercise equipment and free weights. Yoga, Pilates and Personal Training are available by appointment.
Pool Outdoor
The luxurious outdoor heated infinity pool is situated at the Spa/Gym complex. Relax by the pool or in the Jacuzzi with spectacular views of the lake and mountainside.
Spa Facility
Located on the edge of a pine forest, with uninterrupted views to Lake Wakatipu and towering Cecil Peak, the spa offers a private experience in an unrivalled natural environment.
Recommended Rooms
The Lodge offers accommodation in eleven luxurious guest suites, with eight outlying cottages and three suites located in the main lodge. Every suite offers its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom. The suites are nestled in a native forest overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the mountain panorama.

Guest Review Highlights

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Boating
    - Hiking
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing

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