We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat

Save
Share
86 Mount Cook Rd Lake Pukaki, Pukaki 7944 New Zealand
Expedia.com
Travelocity
Hotels.com
Orbitz.com
eDreams
Snaptravel
View all 13 deals
Prices are provided by our partners for one room, with variable occupancy rules as provided by the property, and reflect total costs of the stay, including all taxes and fees known to our partners. Please see our partners for more details.
Payments made by partners impact the order of prices displayed. Room types may vary.
Traveller (140)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (12)
What is Travellers’ Choice?
Tripadvisor gives a Travellers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
Payments made by partners impact the order of prices displayed. Room types may vary.

About

Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Travellers' Choice
We provide two luxury accommodation options: The 2 bedroom luxury Villa and Private Spa including sauna, hot tub, workout room and massage room (breakfast included). The Villa is private and romantic and set in one of the world's most picturesque locations. Meal options available; The 2 bedroom Pukaki Homestead where you will enjoy hosted bed and breakfast accommodation (breakfast included) with unsurpassed views and warm kiwi hospitality. Meal options available.
Read more
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Car hire
Electric vehicle charging station
Secured parking
Yoga classes
Sauna
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Ski rentals
Skiing
Tennis court
Bicycle tours
Fishing
Patio
Board games / puzzles
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Massage
Neck massage
Open-air bath
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Show more
Room features
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Dining area
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
iPod docking station
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Seating area
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Minibar
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Show more
Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Languages Spoken
English
223Reviews0Q+A47Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 218
  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Debbie F wrote a review 17 Oct
2 contributions
We had one of the most memorable stays at the Lakeside Retreat. The villa was beautifully appointed. The outside area outstanding. The views of lake Pukaki are amazing. A private gym, A private massage room, A private sauna and hot tub. The delivered 3 course dinner each night was delicious with chef Tom using locally sourced produce with vegetables & herbs grown in their very own garden. It is a very special place to stay. Thanks guys for having us x
Read more
Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Helpful
Share
James H wrote a review 13 Oct
15 contributions1 helpful vote
Beautifully designed villa with style and comfort. Having the chef cook for us was wonderful. We really relaxed so much. We even did a 1000 piece jigsaw - when does anyone ever have the time for that! The hot tub was great. And there were so many brilliant complimentary touches to make it feel luxurious.
Read more
Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Helpful
Share
Aean_and_Laura wrote a review 9 Oct
Christchurch, New Zealand60 contributions58 helpful votes
What an absolutely amazing place. Luke and Kaye have created a magical oasis away from everything, with majestic views of the Ben Ohau Ranges and Lake Pukaki. The villa we stayed in was gorgeously appointed, with every detail thought of - down to marshmallows for roasting on the open fire. We loved every moment of our stay and felt thoroughly spoiled the entire time.
Read more
Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Pack your walking shoes to walk some of the beautiful trails on the property.
See more room tips
Helpful
Share
NZgoldcoast wrote a review 2 Oct
Waikanae, New Zealand15 contributions9 helpful votes
Dinner at Moraine Lodge was excellent...well done to all involved.Was a treasure to find while spending time in Twizel. Would recommend to anyone looking for a fine dining experience in a super setting. 4 course set menu with matched wine.
Read more
Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Helpful
Share
Anita wrote a review Jul 2021
New Zealand1 contribution
Our stay was a treat for my husbands belated big birthday :-) and we had a marvelous time. The villa is beautiful and the surroundings stunning. The communication was great and we were warmly welcomed upon arrival. We loved the "big things" as in the beautiful 3 course meal and the yummy breakfast, the incredible scenery and the luxery and the hot pool. But we also so enjoyed the "little things" like the marshmallows for the fire, the whiskey after our wonderful walk, the board games. Well done team. It was a very memmorable stay.
Read more
Date of stay: July 2021
Helpful
Share
Response from Kaye and Luke Paardekooper, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat
Responded 15 Aug 2021
We loved sharing this piece of kiwi heaven with you and thank you for such a wonderful review. We hope that you will come back to see us again soon, thank you for staying! Kaye and Luke
Read more
Previous
123456
PRICE RANGE
US$595 - US$1,058 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionMackenzie DistrictPukaki
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop (2.0 km), New Zealand Alpine Lavender Farm (5.2 km), and New Zealand Alpine Lavender (4.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a dining area, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre, a sauna, and yoga classes during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a banquet room and conference facilities during their stay.
Does Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.