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Top Rated Hotels for your Wanaka Vacation

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Wanaka Springs Lodge
Wanaka Springs Lodge
4.5 out of 5.0 21 Warren Street, Wanaka
Free Cancellation
$133
5.0/5 (3 reviews)

Beautiful boutique hotel. Great location--walk to the water, stores, restaurants. Friendly hosts.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2018
Located near the slopes, this Wanaka lodge is in the city center and within a 15-minute walk of Gallery Thirty Three, Wanaka Golf Club, and Pembroke Park. Lake ...
Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
4.0 out of 5.0 20 Studholme Road, Corner of Cardona Valley Road, Wanaka
$125
4.4/5 (5 reviews)

Very nicely done, only stayed one night but did sit in the thermal pools for a bit...There are basically two larger pools and then 5-6 hot tubs that all happen to be naturally heated, so I thought that the thermal pools were hyped a bit but I still enjoyed the hot tub and my stay overall.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2015
Situated in Wanaka, this spa hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Basecamp Wanaka Climbing Centre and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Lake Wanaka. Wanaka Golf Club and Pembroke ...
Edgewater
Edgewater
4.5 out of 5.0 54 Sargood Drive, Wanaka
Free Cancellation
$133
4.4/5 (8 reviews)

We had two rooms both have beautiful views of the lake. Both rooms are spatial, clean and well equipped. We used washer and dryer in the morning, had to asked staff the get it started otherwise it worked fine.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2018
Located in Wanaka, this beachfront hotel is in a shopping district, 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from That Wanaka Tree, and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Lake Wanaka. Crown Range ...
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
4.0 out of 5.0 144-154 Anderson Road, Wanaka
$157
4.3/5 (3 reviews)

No Air Con- it was 28C and if you open windows , all the mosquitos come in. Other than that, nice big property

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Wanaka apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Wanaka Golf Club and Lake Wanaka and close to winter sports ...
Alpine Motel
Alpine Motel
3.5 out of 5.0 7 Ardmore Street, Wanaka
$92
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Nice motel within 2 minutes drive to the center of town. Large new TV in room but many appliances dated. Very clean and functional and the bed was reasonably comfortable. Clean sheets and service with an smile. Good value overall

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2017
Located in the heart of Wanaka, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Wanaka Golf Club and Lake Wanaka. Gallery Thirty Three and Picture Lounge are ...

Things To Do during your Wanaka Vacation

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Wanaka Travel Guide

Where is Wanaka?

Traveling someplace new is exhilarating — and a little intimidating too. Take some of the stress out of your travels by researching Wanaka, starting with its location.

Wanaka is 370 miles from Wellington which is the national capital.

Forget about the big-name attractions — it's the locals that make a place tick. In this part of South Island, you'll find 4,000 of them.

Places to Visit in Wanaka

Get away from cities and concrete at Lake Wanaka, where you can breathe in fresh air, sit back and simply appreciate the views. Seeking some more options? If you've ever wanted to know how wine flavors alter with age or what makes it sweet or dry, swing by Rippon Vineyard. The trained staff will be able to provide the answers to all your questions — and maybe even give you a drop! But that's not all! Planning an excursion to Puzzling World? Don't be taken by surprise if you find yourself chuckling in the center of it. It can be exasperating but amusing trying to find your way out!

Car Rentals in Wanaka

Take your travel lust further by checking out car rentals in Wanaka. No matter where you plan to go or what you're hoping to do, Orbitz will help you find a rental that suits your adventurous spirit.

Unfortunately, there are no car rental outlets close to Wanaka Airport, so you'll have to organize another way if you're arriving by air.

Where to stay in Wanaka – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz currently lists 46 hotels in Wanaka. Book one of the top options so you can begin organizing the remainder of your unforgettable vacation.

Want us to help with your booking? Our recommendations are the Lakeside Apartments and Wanaka Alpine Lodge.

Nearest Airports to Wanaka

It can be challenging arriving in a place you've never visited before, but the more you know about your destination, the more confident you'll feel. The closest airport to Wanaka is Wanaka Airport (WKA). It's positioned 8 miles to the southeast of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Wanaka

Seen all there is to see in Wanaka itself? If you've got more time up your sleeve, there is plenty more on offer in the surrounding areas. You might be unaware that you're only 30 miles from Dalefield. It's an ideal starting point to reach Coronet Peak Ski Area. This attraction is adored by tourists and locals alike.

No Cancellation Fees

Whether you've had second thoughts or your plans have veered off-course for a different reason, we won't ask for a fee if you need to cancel or alter your booking.^ As we can't speak for your airline or hotel, it might be wise to check their policies.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.