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“View of lake from your bed”
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The Moorings
Ranked #2 of 20 Hotels in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Motel is in an excellent location overlooking the road along the lake. Ground floor rooms open out with glass doors into a patio and sloping grass on the lake side.
Room space is well utilized with 2 double beds and an adequate bathroom.
Everything was classy and clean.
Host is pleasant and helpful with local information. Wireless speed is good.

  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled with family
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TheMooringsWanaka, Owner at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks for taking the time to positively review The Moorings. It is good to see you found the Internet speed good - we upgraded it recently. Thanks again.

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

We booked the room directly after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. Peter was a fabulous host. He suggested best room for us, was very helpful at check-in. Room itself was great and location could not have been better - right opposite the lake, at town center with awesome views of both lake and the mountains. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Thank ManojD75
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TheMooringsWanaka, Owner at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks for the recommendation and booking direct with us - much appreciated. We also like our close location to the lake and town centre. Best regards

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Moorings is a very nice motel, impeccably clean and tidy and in a perfect location across from the lake with mountains behind. The host is very friendly and helpful.
Couldn't get a better place in Wanaka

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Peter C
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TheMooringsWanaka, Owner at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for your review. Our housekeeping staff do a great job and it is nice to see them recognised. Hopefully we will see you again in Wanaka.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

We received a very warm welcome from Peter on our arrival. He is a good source of information for the local area and recommended a super half day walk that we did- the Rob Roy glacier walk. We stayed for two nights and I wish we could have stayed longer to explore the area some more, although with Peter's help we definitely made the most of our short visit.
The Moorings is in a super location- just a couple of minutes walk from town and with a wonderful view over the lake. The room was very clean and spacious with everything we needed. The bed was large and comfortable, there was a sofa as well as a table bench with two chairs that you could sit at and eat, and also a table and chairs on the balcony overlooking the lake. The kitchen was well equipped, although we only used the kettle and fridge. Tea/ coffee/ hot chocolate/ sugar/ biscuits/ milk were all provided. The wifi connection was excellent. We found it very good value for money considering its super location, and will definitely return here on a future trip.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled as a couple
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TheMooringsWanaka, Owner at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for a very detailed and complimentary review. We also enjoy our location and are keen to have our guests make the most of what Wanaka offers. Cheers!

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Very clean, comfortable and really well equipped unit which delivered us more than we expected. Lovely friendly staff, excellent customer service, we were warmly welcomed and nothing was too much trouble for them. They even gave us directions to a hike we wanted to go on. There was a hotplate, microwave, TV, tea/coffee making facilities, well equipped kitchen utensils, laundry etc. Great view over the lake and it was central to everything, The wifi was great (no problems streaming from the internet) and free of charge. A voucher system but we were still using the same voucher the next day although they gave us a back up one just in case which we never had to use. The only problem was that we only booked the one night and we would have loved to stay for longer. Wanaka has so much to offer. Definitely will stay there again when next in Wanaka but longer next time.

Room Tip: We stayed upstairs and in unit 12.
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  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled as a couple
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TheMooringsWanaka, Owner at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2016

Thanks for your very positive review. The Moorings has a great reputation for being clean, comfortable and welcoming. We are new to the business and are doing our best to keep it up. We have recently upgraded our WIFI so nice to hear it works well. We would love to have you stay another time.

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Additional Information about The Moorings

Address: 17 Lakeside Road | PO Box 368, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#2 Luxury Hotel in Wanaka
#3 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
Price Range: $174 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Moorings 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Moorings Motel and Apartments offers stylish accommodation for the discerning traveller. We offer lakefront studio units with outstanding un-interrupted views of Lake Wanaka and the mountains and our family apartments are ideal for larger groups. Our complex is just one minutes walk to the nearest cafes and shops and the lakes edge or just a two minute stroll to town. Complimentary wifi available ... more   less 
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