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Lake Hawea Hotel

4.0 of 5 1 Capell Avenue | RD 2, Lake Hawea, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is an enjoyable and relaxing stay at Lake Hawea Hotel. Lake Hawea is a small residential town 40 min drive from Wanaka. Enjoying our coffee at the balcony , overlooking the stunning lake view in the day. We thought we are lucky to have such a nice lake view , the starry night view is far more spectaculas ,... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we arrived weary after a long bad weather drive, and then the clouds cleared as we pulled into the car park. The refurbished room was great but the views of the snow capped mountains surrounding the lake were incredible. The dinner was delicious and the staff incredibly helpful and friendly. One of the best hotel stays ever. No problem recommending... More 

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Welsh Borders, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it's only a minute from the main road, Lake Hawea Hotel is a peaceful haven with stunning views up the lake from its rooms and from the restaurant. We had a lovely, large room with full length windows, super-king, very comfortable bed and well appointed bathroom, all freshly refurbished and in top condition. They served an excellent meal and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was nice and clean, with a beautiful view. Decor is seventies style with new carpet and some paint work touch ups. Pub serves great food and has a warm atmosphere and view. Comfortable bedding and a hot shower.

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Hong Kong, China
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we loved this hotel. It's the best hotel we stayed in our NZ trip. The hotel is located near the main drive and facing the Lake Hawea. It's just 10min drive to wanaka downtown or airport. Our multilayer studio is excellent with good view facing to lake and balcony. The room is newly decorated with all good equipment/facilities and large... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm currently living, working and travelling in a house bus, so am often looking for great places to set up and work for the day. Lake Hawea Hotel is so far my top pick for the "best hot desk" in the South Island. The large dining area has huge windows overlooking the Lake - which changes its mood several times... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The balcony lakefront view from our room was the best we have seen in NZ. We studied it from it's changing colors and moods. The surrounding mountains give it an unforgettable vista. The room evinced a careful, tasteful modern style and much care has gone into its recent design. If we could buy it as a condo, we would. Add... More 

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our drive from the weather inflicted West Coast, we decided to stop in Lake Hawea instead of making Wanaka or the Pass our halfway point. What a blessing! First of all coming off of the coast and leaving the Pass behind the weather immediately changed; the sun came out, the landscape became tame and awaiting us was a crystal... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We had booked a night to break up the journey between Franz Josef and Queenstown. We arrived early afternoon. Host, Johan, showed us to our rooms. Big with comfy bed and the most spectacular views of the lake. We spent the afternoon in the hotel lounge and booked for dinner there, also, which was great. Johan responded quickly when I... More 

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Auckland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nice room, great views, fantastic position on the lake and good restaurant. And like all good places having a great host makes all the difference. The owner was fantastic and the whole place reflects this. Good food, good ambience, reasonable priced. Definitely recommend.

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Address: 1 Capell Avenue | RD 2, Lake Hawea, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Lake Hawea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Hawea Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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