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Blanket Bay

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Rapid 4191 Glenorchy Queenstown Road | PO Box 35, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the best lodge we have visited. We were looked after perfectly from arrival to departure with excellent cuisine,a good wine selection and great service from all members of the team. We are experienced travellers who know when things are done properly. No hesitation in recommending Blanket Bay.

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Nashville
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From beginning to end, our stay at the stunning Blanket Bay was perfect. The overall design is perfectly done and lends to a casual, rustic, and relaxing stay. The guest rooms are large and beautifully appointed. The food was absolutely excellent. All what one would expect at this level property. However, what was incredibly impactful was the service. The team... More 

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london
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37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two WONDERFUL days at the end of November. We had one of the chalet rooms. To say it is luxuriously appointed would be an understatement. It is HUGE ! It is pictured on the hotel web site..................the pictures cannot do it justice. The view from the room/chalet is too beautiful for words.We had snow-capped mountains,crystal blue skies,... More 

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London
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95 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes very little to turn a good hotel into one which offers superlative perfection: Blanket Bay has an idyllic setting, it's layout and facilities are superb but it lacks that special ingredient - good communication - to make it superb. Small stupid mistakes were profoundly irritating: the already chilled bottle of Chardonnay left on our dining table in full... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu looking across to the Humboldt range, 45 minutes drive from Queenstown it has one of the most stunning locations on South Island full of birdlife and bunnies on the lawn early mornings and incredible sunsets. Our room was spacious, with an evocative faux fire that was easy to operate and a great bonus... More 

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Thank Andrew C
Belgium
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The end of the world, or almost... but not the end of culture and civilization is this is one of nicest places I ever visited. Extremely good food in an great atmosphere. Old scottish lodge style in a very remote location. If you're in the neighbourhood don't miss it and if your not closeby, travel there - you will not... More 

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Naples, Florida
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197 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New Zealand has to be God's creation. Unbelievably beautiful scenery, magnificent mountains, turquoise rivers and lakes, majestic scenery everywhere and wonderful friendly people. Now to all of that is added the incomparable Blanket bay Lodge. This is luxury living set down in a magnificent setting looking over the lake to the mountains. First class cuisine in tastefully furnished surroundings. Huge... More 

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Thank David B
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

From the gate to the end of the estate the views and gardens are spellbinding . The rooms are luxurious and in keeping with the relaxed atmosphere the hotel engenders . All the staff are charming and have a attention to detail.now the food -woooo brilliant taste portions perfect ,wine selection spot on - one feels just perfect after experience... More 

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Thank Ira R
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

OMG - this lodge (12 rooms) is like staying with a very wealthy relative. The lodge is breathtaking in construction, view and service. There are two service people for every room. You can get any service (food, wine, magazine, games, etc.) in any room at any time. The guest rooms have wonderful beds, heated towel racks, fire places, music, huge... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Is Blanket Bay retreat the best lodge in NZ? My question, its arguably one of the best in the World. The full package from the 7 star service, phenomenal delights of the local red meats, accompanied by fresh produce, the absolute comfort of the rooms and not to mention the breathtaking views Rooms: Were spacious, meticulously cleaned and had lots... More 

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