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Lake Wanaka Lodge

24 Tenby Street East, Wanaka 9305 New Zealand
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#7 of 17 lodges in Wanaka
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Situated in the beautiful town of Wanaka in New Zealand, Lake Wanaka Lodge offers superb accommodation in the heart of this lively town in the Southern Lake Region. The Lodge is located in a quiet secluded residential location only short 5 minute stroll to the shops, cafés and lakefront. 10 superior studio guest rooms, (two with wheelchair access), with full ensuite facilities (including hair dryers and complimentary toiletries), have complimentary tea, coffee and hot chocolate. There is a Mini-fridge, flat screen TV and wireless internet access available in each room which opens to a balcony or courtyard and is serviced daily with fresh towels and accessories. Relax in the privacy of our guest lounge which has a gas fire, Sky TV (40+ channels), guest library with book exchange and an internet café. This room overlooks the township, beautiful Lake Wanaka and surrounding mountains and soak in the great views from our outdoor balcony. Optional Continental Breakfast is available upon request at check in. served in the guest dining room. Free wireless internet available The Lodge, your home away from home, has a guest laundry, ski storage area and drying room, and off street parking. Cardrona Valley Spring Water is available from a natural spring on the property for your enjoyment during your stay. Lake Wanaka Lodge is the ideal location for your vacation. Take advantage of the many activities and attractions this region has to offer including hiking, fly-fishing, skiing, golf, wineries and much, much more.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Hiking
Skiing
Airport transportation
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Taxi service
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
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Housekeeping
Telephone
Private bathrooms
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Residential Neighbourhood
Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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Pumpkin20 wrote a review Oct 2023
Bathurst, Australia355 contributions151 helpful votes
Very small room, listed as a king studio, king size comfortable bed, heater not working properly had to get staff to solve the issue, noisy as we could hear people moving around upstairs. Only a kettle provided & small bar fridge. Good water pressure for the shower, but the room was so small & really dated.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Tricky parking very narrow parking spots
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BroomeAussies wrote a review Oct 2023
Broome, Australia119 contributions133 helpful votes
This hotel is currently up for sale however it met all our needs except it would have been better with a toaster at least. It did offer guest washing machine and dryer. The room was very clean however some furniture was a bit used and dated. the room was not very soundproof and we did have loud water sound from toilet cistern refill and shower door closures. We had an upstairs balcony room with mountain and lake views. Beautiful.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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TakoTako wrote a review Aug 2023
Singapore573 contributions47 helpful votes
Location is a plus point, walkable to main part of town. Room is clean and bathroom is acceptable to us. Bed does not have a heater blanket and room heater is old. Wifi is not so good but it seems to be common in NZ. Need to ask very specific questions on what you are looking before reception can advise. Check in can only be done at 2pm.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Check in at 2pm only
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Karen C wrote a review Apr 2023
6 contributions1 helpful vote
The room was small, but clean. The walls were thin and there was a crying baby next door, which was a bit of a pain. Bathroom needs an upgrade, and person on reception wasn't super helpful. But location was great, easy walk to town. A pretty stream flows out from under lodge which is cool. Normally has a spa pool, unfortunately not working when we were there. Bed was comfy and lounge looked good.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Can't check in until 2pm.
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justordinary wrote a review Mar 2023
Dongara, Australia62 contributions17 helpful votes
We had to cancel our reservation. I gave 24 hours notice due to a health issue with our daughter. They fully charged my card even though we didn’t stay their. I can understand a booking fee but the entire amount is a bit steep! Avoid at all costs.
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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VKExplorer wrote a review Apr 2021
Auckland, New Zealand60 contributions23 helpful votes
Stayed 1 night in Lake Wanaka Lodge. Positives: - Excellent location - Clean Room - Clean Premises - Friendly staff What could be improved: - Better internet Visitors coming to site are either in Wanaka to explore or transiting. They need good internet for either booking purpose or looking for places to eat/ things to do/ places to visit. Poor internet service makes this process extremely hard and frustrating.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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sweetjamm wrote a review Sept 2020
Invercargill, New Zealand17 contributions3 helpful votes
When we arrived we were overwhelmed with the smell of boiled vegetables in the reception area. It was very unpleasant. It was a very quiet place to stay in and we appreciated that. The shower lacked any pressure whatsoever but it was clean and the bed was comfortable.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Loislovestravelling wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia564 contributions104 helpful votes
The room was not on the generous side, but it was adequate. Unfortunately the walks are fairly thin and we could hear everything that the couple in the next room to us, were saying. We were only given a wifi internet code to two devices and when we left the hotel and came back again, you had to log back in again. No big deal..... except that overnight my (free) wifi logged out and my global roaming kicked in and by 6:42am I had already used 50% of my daily portion. How is that possible when I was sleeping???? The room and bathroom were clean. The lounge is a lovely idea for people to gather and watch tv. .... the tv in the bedroom was tiny.... but the lounges could do with an upgrade. They looked dirty & tired and the cushioning is uncomfortable and worn. I love to see an establishment do well, but to do good business, you need to give it.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Scott wrote a review Feb 2020
Hong Kong, China482 contributions147 helpful votes
The lodge is about a 10 minute walk into town and was easy enough to find. The room itself is very basic with a small table and two chairs that really belong outside. Room was clean enough and staff friendly. Ok for a 1 night stay.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Beki W wrote a review Jan 2020
14 contributions3 helpful votes
Wanaka is such a lovely town it’s hard to have a bad time. The lodge is tucked back in a corner and parking is a little tight, but the beds are comfy and the water pressure in the shower was outstanding. The WiFi was fast, but we initially had some connection issues. However, the customer service is what really earned the 5 stars here! We made some last minute changes in our travel plans and they accommodated our date changes with no issues. Then, I accidentally left my kindle on the night stand. They called to inform me, and had it mailed back within a couple of days. I would happily return to a place that is so willing to take care of their guests!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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$148 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lake Wanaka Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Lake Wanaka Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Paradiso Cinema (0.4 km), Massage in Wanaka Day Spa. (0.5 km), and YourWave (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lake Wanaka Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Lake Wanaka Lodge?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at Lake Wanaka Lodge?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Lake Wanaka Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lake Wanaka Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bistro Gentil, Burrito Craft, and Federal Diner.
Does Lake Wanaka Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Lake Wanaka Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Lake Wanaka Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Wanaka.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Lake Wanaka Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.