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64 Hedditch Street, Wanaka 9305 New Zealand
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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
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#14 of 20 hotels in Wanaka
Travellers' Choice
Welcome to Archway Motels, Chalets and Apartments in Wanaka. At the gateway to the beautiful alpine resort of Lake Wanaka, welcome to your ""home away from home"". Relax, enjoy and experience our quiet, secluded, yet central location with its sunny and spacious aspect of mountain, bush and garden views in a 0.8 hectare park-like setting. Unpack, settle in and stay a while using Archway as your base in Wanaka or the Southern Lakes region. It's so easy to then take day trips to visit nearby Arrowtown, Queenstown, Twizel/Mount Cook, Cromwell/Bannockburn and Central Otago. Rest and recharge in our well-appointed accommodation – 15 serviced, self-contained and self-catering (kitchen/bathroom), economy studios, private character chalet studios or comfortable, spacious family units. Sleeps 1-6 (two are purpose built access units). WiFi access in all areas (free allocation applies) and flat screen TVs in all units. Ideally positioned – Set back from the main road, 350m to the golf course, cinema, post office and 500m to cafés, restaurants and shops. Less than 1km to several walkways, lakefront and Wanaka Information Centre. Utilise and explore our facilities and services including plenty of space for boat and trailer parking, several portable gas guest BBQs, sheltered outdoor garden and hilltop seating areas, gazebo, playground, trampoline and unique hot tubs. New feature: relax and soak in the unique experience of our fresh water natural and sustainable Cedar Hot Tubs with their rejuvenating benefits, while enjoying panoramic views and woodland surrounds. Have your tub privately to yourselves and even heated to your preferred temperature. A fee applies and pre-bookings are strongly recommended. Free sessions are offered for longer stays or special packages (please refer tariffs and specials pages). Office/Reception facilities include free maps & brochures, rice cookers & de-icer. Other onsite facilities: guest laundry, ski drying/waxing/tuning room, clothes drying racks, car washing, free service-activity and forward bookings, continental and cooked breakfast on request. Appreciate and support a natural and eco-friendly community and environment with sustainable practices. We encourage all to recycle, conserve water and power, reduce waste and chemical use. Your hosts: Joey and Jack – warm and hospitable, our priority is your enjoyment!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Breakfast available
Ski rentals
Children's playground
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Chinese
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sandgrown_9 wrote a review Sep 2018
Blackpool, United Kingdom64 contributions20 helpful votes
Great position close to town. As winter had reappeared the owner had put the heating on for us before we arrived so pleasantly warm. As others say a little tired but comfortable and well equipped for our one night stay. Did not make use of the gas barbecue, one for each room provided, but a good touch.
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Date of stay: September 2018
Clive_Christchurch wrote a review Jul 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand17 contributions8 helpful votes
Stayed in unit 9 on 16 July and decided to leave next day. This motel unit was clean but very tired and furniture, curtains, etc, tatty. Owners defended the quality so I suspect other units are similar. Nice BBQs outside each unit. Owners and staff no doubt work hard and have pride in their business but recommend you do price/quality comparisons in Wanaka.
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Date of stay: July 2018
Response from Bridg58, Owner at Archway Motels
Responded 12 Jan 2019
Clive, Thank you for your feedback but we are struggling to find any record of a booking or booking that belongs. or a situation where someone just stayed one night although booked for 4 nights. If it was Unit 9 you or the person booking received a best direct discounted direct rate that would be considerably represent good value for a big 2 bedroom apartment in Wanaka and if it was that room and it is fully furnished with Fridge/freezer, dishwasher & oven etc and it is one of our most well presented units- any net extra curtains get washed and/or replaced if damaged and the curtains are less than 5 years old.If indeed you did stay here we are sorry to hear these comments but it does not add up to any room ty. Sorry we cannot comment or help further. Best regards Bridgit & Paul Parker Wishing you a Happy New Year.
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santo t wrote a review May 2018
Auckland, New Zealand7410 contributions502 helpful votes
Take a night break at Wanaka, we stop at this motel. Still at walking distance even not in the mid town area, the location was OK. On the positive side : the room was clean with comfy beds, flat screen TV, clean bathroom, and the bonus was free BBQ facility so we can enjoy our delicious BBQ dinner. The only minor was the payment with credit card on the arrival date incurred surcharge so we chose payment with Eftpos instead which avoid any surcharge. Spa facility was not available when we stayed.
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Date of stay: April 2018
atholmes wrote a review Apr 2018
Mandurah, Australia312 contributions82 helpful votes
We stayed in room 10 for 1 night in March 2018. Clean, comfortable and spacious unit. Furniture is a little dated but room has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Short walk in to town. Friendly hosts. Parking at your door. Quiet location. Good value for money.
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Date of stay: March 2018
Giannis M wrote a review Mar 2018
Lyon, France714 contributions114 helpful votes
We booked there because after long time driving we didn’t have many choices so he had free only one caravan , it was very expensive 130$ in a caravan for a night is too much it was clean the toilet is very narrow and the shower too the WiFi is only 100mb so is nothing and if you need more it’s 8$ for the same , and we didn’t as well like they man that he was at reception possibly the owner as well we found him very strange like not nice hoster .
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Date of stay: March 2018
US$74 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionWanaka
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