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Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection

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86 Mt Cook Road Lake Pukaki, Pukaki 7944 New Zealand
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US$1,305
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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Conference facilities
Electric vehicle charging station
Secured parking
Yoga classes
Sauna
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Skiing
Tennis court
Bicycle tours
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Meeting rooms
Spa
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
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Dining area
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
iPod docking station
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Minibar
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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RobbieAuckland wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand5 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a lovely couple of days. Dinner in the main lodge with other guests was delicious and meeting fellow travellers was interesting. We were then taken to the observatory to see the night sky - all with a glass of wine! An extremely comfortable, lovely stay with every need met.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from Kaye Paardekooper, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection
Responded 20 Jan 2021
Thank you for your lovely review, Robbie. We are please you enjoyed meeting fellow travellers, we aim to offer a perfect mix of privacy and opportunities to meet other guests if this is desired. We hope to see you back here again some day. Nga Mihi, Kaye and Luke
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George wrote a review Jan 2021
Wellington, New Zealand1 contribution
I stayed in the Pukaki Homestead and had an awesome experience. Every aspect of my visit was impeccable - the location, scenery, food, facilities, and the warm welcome of the hosts. Luke and Kaye are lovely hosts and made me feel at home and catered for while also respecting my privacy. The accommodation itself is of the highest quality and set in one of the most picturesque places in NZ. 100% would recommend to anyone lucky enough to get the opportunity to stay here. Thank you Kaye and Luke!!
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Response from Kaye Paardekooper, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection
Responded 20 Jan 2021
We loved having you to stay George and thank you for your superb review. We agree, the Retreat is set in one of New Zealand's most picturesque places and we love sharing this with our guests. It was lovely sharing a meal together, we hope to see you back here one day. Nga Mihi Kaye and Luke
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Brandt S wrote a review Dec 2020
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Mt. Cook Retreat is just that - a retreat. Anna was very responsive in advance, and everything was ready for our arrival. The food was amazing, and the room was beautiful and very clean. We wish we had been able to stay longer!
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Kaye Paardekooper, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection
Responded 20 Jan 2021
Thank you for your lovely review. For us the guest experience starts the moment you make a booking and Anna and the team are here to help with itinerary planning and ideas to make your stay with us both memorable and well organised. We hope you can make it back for a longer stay, we loved that you chose the Retreat this time around, thank you. Nga Mihi Kaye and Luke
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Carol L wrote a review Nov 2020
Auckland Region, New Zealand6 contributions4 helpful votes
From the moment we arrived we felt privileged to experience the tranquility and beauty of this luxurious property. The staff were attentive with thoughtful touches ensuring the comfort of our stay. Our Villa was spacious and tastefully furnished with spectacular mountain views from every room including the bathroom. Our delicious evening meal was prepared by Chef Tom from locally sourced ingredients and served in our private dining room. It was beautiful. A wonderful and memorable stay. We will be returning.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Room Tip: All rooms are beautiful and have stunning views
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Response from Kaye Paardekooper, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection
Responded 8 Dec 2020
Thank you for your lovely review Carol, we are pleased that you had such a wonderful experience at the Retreat. We agree, Chef Tom creates some simply delicious food, it is all cooked from scratch and we specialise in garden to plate and fresh local ingredients. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Retreat. Nga Mihi, Kaye, Luke and the team
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David P wrote a review Oct 2020
Auckland, New Zealand4 contributions
Absolutely worth a visit. This place has stunning views, luxury accommodation, top service and a private chef. You can spend time relaxing in a hot tub ( which is absolutely amazing) under the stars along with peace and quiet. The lake is right in front of you as you look over the grassy lawn high up on a cliff, with Mount Cook in the background. There are plenty of things to do around this geologically rich area: bike trails, hikes, sightseeing, scenic flights and much more. The hosts were incredibly interesting, friendly and accommodating. We will be back for sure.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Kaye Paardekooper, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection
Responded 18 Nov 2020
Thank you for a wonderful review of your stay in the Ashley Mackenzie Villa. We are pleased you experienced all the features of the property and enjoyed our welcome. We are looking forward to seeing you next time. Nga Mihi, Kaye and Luke and the team
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PRICE RANGE
US$595 - US$1,058 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat - Ashley Mackenzie Villa
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionMackenzie DistrictPukaki
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection
Which popular attractions are close to Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection?
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, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection?
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, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a dining area, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection?
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, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Does Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, High Country Estate and Luxury Villa Collection accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.