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Matakauri Lodge

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Matakauri Resort is part of 3 outstanding and world best resorts. Charming and luxurious rooms but need major renovation. The quality of the furniture is not comparable to its 2 sisters resorts, the Kauri Cliffs and the Farm at Cape Kidnappers. Food and service outstanding...More

1  Thank Lucgbenoit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If any lodge can be rated for its view then this one will come out 11 upon 10. Absolutely breathtaking awesome gorgeous views from your living room area where you can rest and relax with a book sipping wines from New Zealand. An outdoor patio...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent lodge with breathtaking views of three mountain ranges plus lake wakatipu. The meals, service, ambiance, wine list and attention to detail are outstanding. So many activities around: hiking, biking, fishing, etc, etc

Thank glxtokyo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 4 nights at Matakauri with my family, wife and tow kids. It is probably the best experience we have had when it comes to accommodation and service. It is simply impossible to point out any shortcomings. We just got what we expected plus a...More

Thank Mikael K
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Matakauri has the quality trademarks we have come to expect from the Robertson Lodges. Difficult to compare with Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers - and probably not necessary as they are all superb. We had a deluxe suite which had fabulous views across Lake Wakatipu....More

1  Thank KenChelwest
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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Babysitting
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Details
Price range
US$1,085 - US$2,554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Luxury Hotel in Queenstown
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$1,085 - US$2,554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Luxury Hotel in Queenstown
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (199)
Room & Suite (60)
Dining (45)
Pool & Beach (4)
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Steve R
18 May 2016|
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Response from Jimmy B | Reviewed this property |
Small gym. Should be enough to exercise her knee. In a small building with massage rooms just off the pool area
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"We had apartment 11 which was on the bottom level. Apartments on the top level would be better as noise..."
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"Choose the Deluxe suite if you can. Spacious and beautiful."
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"Suite 9 is spacious and private."
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"All rooms are good"
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