$836 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 31, 2015 Check-out: Aug 1, 2015

Matakauri Lodge

5 stars
View map of 569 Glenorchy Road, Farrycroft Row, Queenstown, 9348

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
5.0
out of 5

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Matakauri lodge is located on the banks of lake Wakatipu and just minutes from the heart of Queenstown, the lodge currently boasts twelve luxury suites and villas, and the spectacular four bedroom owners cottage, each with private terraces looking out to a dramatic Queenstown lakeside, with magnificent mountain views. This luxury spa resort was recently acknowledged by Tatler magazine as one of its top 101 hotels of the world. Matakauri lodge is a small luxury boutique hotel with lodge style accommodation and provides the perfect, private hideaway retreat in Queenstown. Our personalised concierge service will assist you in planning a memorable experience in Queenstown - the adventure capital of New Zealand. Seven minutes from Queenstown and spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers twelve luxurious suites and villas, and the spectacular four bedroom Owners Cottage, each with private terraces looking out to a dramatic Queenstown lakeside, with magnificent mountain views. Matakauri Lodge will be your exclusive retreat in Queenstown, whilst you experience spectacular scenery and adventure activities such as 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. Spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers stunning views from every angle of the Remarkable, Cecil and Walter Peak mountain ranges. Just seven minutes from Queenstown, Matakauri Lodge will provide an alpine lakeside retreat nestled in one of the worlds most serenely beautiful landscapes. The Lodge and adjoining villas, originally constructed in 2000 with a contemporary New Zealand design, reopened in August 2010 after undergoing extensive refurbishment and new interior design by acclaimed New Zealand Interior Designer, Virginia Fisher. The main lodge consists of spacious lounge, dining and living areas, all with views of Lake Wakatipu. The lodge also offers a range of indoor and outdoor dining options for our guests, including superb private dining options. An elegant meeting space with a business centre offering abundant natural light and views of the mountain ranges beyond. Facilities include a full service luxury spa, infinity swimming pool, and a fully equipped fitness centre. The Lodge offers accommodation in twelve luxurious guest suites, with eight outlying cottages and four suites located in the main lodge. Each suite offers a 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. In a league of its own in Queenstown, the newly opened Owners Cottage, features four suites in a freestanding residence, private Jacuzzi, kitchen and grand courtyard, ideal for families, couples or friends travelling together, and special celebrations.

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Matakauri Lodge Rooms

Owners Cottage
The Owner's Cottage has been especially designed for families and groups travelling together, offering accommodation for up to 8 guests. It is superbly positioned to offer uninterrupted lake and mountain views and boasts a spacious main lounge, study, kitchen and dining room. 4 generous bedrooms with all of the amenities one could wish for - fireplaces, large bathrooms with views from the bathtubs, walk-in closets, in-room bars and private balconies overlooking the magnificent Lake Wakatipu. Spectacularly located on the main balcony is a private Jacuzzi, the perfect place to relax after an adventurous day out experiencing all that the region has to offer. There is an outdoor courtyard area with barbecue and cooking facilities for a chef if private in-house dining is preferred. The Owner's Cottage will be available to rent as a 2 bedroom or 4 bedroom cottage. The Owners Cottage is 5,000 sq ft, 465 sq m.
Lodge Room
1 room - 36 sq m / 269 sq ft Located on the upper level of the main lodge.
Suite
4 Suites - Superbly situated along the lakefront and just a short walk from the main lodge, these spacious suites offer their own private balconies overlooking Lake Wakatipu. 2 within the main lodge - sq m/sq ft on application as individual suite sizes vary Superbly situated along the lakefront within the main lodge, these spacious suites offer their own private balconies overlooking Lake Wakatipu.
Deluxe Suite
7 Suites - 6 outlying and 1 within the main lodge - sq m/sq ft on application as individual suite sizes vary Please note: Indicative floor plan only These, our largest suites, have commanding views of Lake Wakatipu and the glorious snow-capped mountains. The suite in the main lodge offers the convenience of proximity to lodge facilities.

Amenities

  • Free full breakfast
  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Free full breakfast
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible Rooms/Facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Accessible parking
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Accessible parking
Ramp access to buildings

Nearby points of interest

  • Lake Dispute: 2.2 mi
  • Sunshine Bay: 2.4 mi
  • Fernhill: 2.5 mi
  • Ben Lomond Track: 3.3 mi
  • Ben Lomond: 3.3 mi
  • Queenstown Gardens: 3.8 mi
  • Steamer Wharf: 3.9 mi
  • Earnslaw: 3.9 mi
  • Town Pier: 3.9 mi
  • Queenstown Ice Rink: 3.9 mi
  • Skyline Gondola: 4 mi
  • Underwater World: 4 mi
  • Kiwi Birdlife Park: 4 mi
  • Bungy Jumping Centre: 4 mi
  • Shotover Jet: 4.1 mi
  • Lake Dispute: 2.2 mi
  • Sunshine Bay: 2.4 mi
  • Fernhill: 2.5 mi
  • Ben Lomond Track: 3.3 mi
  • Ben Lomond: 3.3 mi
  • Queenstown Gardens: 3.8 mi
  • Steamer Wharf: 3.9 mi
  • Earnslaw: 3.9 mi
  • Town Pier: 3.9 mi
  • Queenstown Ice Rink: 3.9 mi
  • Skyline Gondola: 4 mi
  • Underwater World: 4 mi
  • Kiwi Birdlife Park: 4 mi
  • Bungy Jumping Centre: 4 mi
  • Shotover Jet: 4.1 mi
  • Walter Peak: 4.2 mi
  • Kelvin Heights Golf Course: 4.3 mi
  • Warren Park: 4.3 mi
  • Anderson Heights: 4.3 mi
  • Frankton Track Start Point: 4.7 mi
  • Kelvin Heights: 4.9 mi
  • Jardine Park: 5.2 mi
  • Goldfield Heights: 5.7 mi
  • Queenstown Hill: 6.3 mi
  • Arthurs Point: 6.3 mi
  • Atley: 6.7 mi
  • Onsen Hot Pools: 7.3 mi
  • Kawarau Falls: 7.4 mi
  • Frankton: 7.6 mi
  • Davis Park: 7.9 mi
  • Jacks Point: 7.9 mi
  • Queenstown Events Centre: 7.9 mi
  • Lake Johnson: 8.1 mi
  • Helicopter Line: 8.1 mi
  • Dalefield: 9.6 mi
  • Malaghans Road: 10.5 mi
  • Coronet Peak: 11.5 mi
  • Millbrook Golf Club: 13.6 mi
  • Cardrona: 21.8 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Matakauri Lodge is the ideal location for retreats and special events when you simply want to be able to enjoy the magnificent landscape of Queenstown. At Matakauri Lodge you are close enough to the action but far enough away to be able to work. Located on the banks of Lake Wakatipu the lodge provides the ideal venue for an event or programme from 4 to 22 guests. With a collection of meeting and dining options within the main lodge, guests can enjoy gourmet food and great wine, whether its a degustation menu or simply something light and fun. Stylishly and uniquely designed with 11 suites, Matakauri Lodge provides a unique setting with the indoor and outdoor flow of lodge rooms providing areas for relaxing and enjoying. All programmes are tailored to the individual client. So if its a strategic session followed by some fishing, jet boating or wine appreciation we will help make it happen, seamlessly and stylishly.

Dining

Main Dining Room
As a Relais & Chateaux property, Matakauri Lodge offers a unique dining experience in a luxurious setting. Head Chef Jonathan Rogers modern New Zealand cuisine is focused on showcasing local seasonal produce with clean, fresh flavors in an la carte menu that changes daily. Choose from a variety of dining spaces, including the Library, Dining Room, Remarkables Patio, Courtyard and Lounge, private dining can be arranged upon request.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
2:00 PM
Check-out:
10:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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