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Matakauri Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Glenorchy Road | PO Box 888, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 60 Hotels in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't think the staff could have tried harder to please us. From the private dining room with private wait staff, amazing food, gorgeous setting and lovely suite. It was just extraordinarily amazing and we are not an easy couple to please! This is a very expensive property and charging for the wines at meal time was probably our only... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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22 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything about the lodge is fabulous. The rooms have spectacular views and are so comfortable and huge. The staff sees to your every need and the food is outstanding. It is outside of town, however, so rent a car or spend a fortune in taxis. There are so many activities for people of all ages that it is the perfect... More

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Robertson J, Owner at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear rajesh006 Thank you so very much for choosing to stay at Matakauri Lodge. We appreciate you taking the time to review your experience and thank you for the very kind words. Queenstown is indeed a very special destination to visit, with countless experiences to be discovered. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife booked a trip to Queenstown for my surprise 50th. Well words can't even describe what a sensational time we had at Matakauri Lodge. We have had a couple of meals at highly rated restaurants in Queenstown and the dining experience at Matakauri blew them out of the water with their excellence. The views from the Lodge are second... More

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Robertson J, Owner at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear HolidayNZ2011 Warm greetings from Matakauri Lodge! We were delighted to be the chosen venue for your special birthday celebration. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and for the very kind words about our cuisine, setting and the genuine care and service delivered by our team. We too believe that our lodge’s location on Lake Wakatipu... More

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All expectations fulfilled.It must be daunting to maintain this level of service.Every member of this team does a superb job.Our three nights provided unparalleled accommodation,spectacular scenery and a superb culinary experience.New Zealand should be well proud of this product.Worth every cent.

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Robertson J, Owner at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Russell R We truly value your time in reviewing your recent stay at Matakauri Lodge. Thank you sincerely for the very kind words about our team, cuisine and service. We are delighted that we were your choice of lodging for your Queenstown adventure and hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back in the near future again. Warmest... More

Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed 1 night at the lodge after a hectic 8 day conference in Queenstown. The short but picturesque drive through light fresh snow fall was delightful. The welcome and service couldn't have been better. The car was whisked away and bags taken to our suite immediately. There was none of the usual check in requirements! We... More

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Robertson J, Owner at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ross F Warm greetings from all the team at Matakauri Lodge. We truly appreciate the time you have taken out of your busy schedule to review your recent stay with us in such wonderful detail. The destination is indeed magical year round and we were delighted that you and your wife chose our lodge for some much needed rest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

PERFECT!!!!! An amazing place to stay!!! nothing bad to say....... everything was perfect and incredible food. Made us feel very welcome. Amazing staff. Beautiful facilities and the views are out of this world. We will certainly be staying here again!

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Robertson J, Owner at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear EGB87 Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent experience at Matakauri Lodge. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our cuisine, the setting and the service of our team. We very much look forward to seeing you return. Warmest regards, Jay Robertson Owner / Managing Director More

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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My wife and I just retuned from 3 nights at the lodge. We've been lucky enough to stay in some amazing properties over the last few years. Matakauri lodge is pretty much top of the tree. The view/location/ambiance are all amazing, as was the service every step of the way. We were thoroughly spoilt and heading back to the real... More

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Robertson J, Owner at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear mikeyo76 Warm greetings from the magic of Queenstown. We thank you for your time in posting a review about your recent stay with us and delighted that you had a very wonderful experience. It was indeed our pleasure to be your choice for your Queenstown adventure and the special celebration of your wife’s birthday. Certainly many wonderful memories for... More

Melbourne, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
25 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I wanted a holiday where everything was done for me, in beautiful surroundings and a little out of Queenstown. Matakauri fit the bill in every way. I can't think of anything negative to say, so will simply list many of the good points: - emailed me before arrival to help with dietary preferences, activities, transport etc - charming staff, so... More

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Robertson J, Owner at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear vicnot Warm greetings from a winter wonderland in Queenstown. Thank you so very much for posting a review of your recent stay. We sincerely appreciate the time taken to put this together, and we have duly shared this with all our teams. We were delighted that you chose Matakauri Lodge for your family’s Queenstown adventure and indeed we thoroughly... More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Without doubt our trip to Matakauri Lodge has been one of our most memorable. The location, lodge, food, wine and facilities are all extraordinary but it's the Matakauri Team that makes the place so special. Nothing too much trouble and each and every person is genuinely interested in making sure your stay is as memorable as it could be. We... More

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Robertson J, Owner at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pip A, Warm greetings from Matakauri Lodge! Thank you so very much for taking the time to review our property. We are delighted that your stay with us was special and memorable. Thank you for the kind words about our team, who truly approach the guest experience with sincerity and genuine care. Given more flight options than ever before... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I cannot fault Matakauri Lodge! 2nd time visit and as soon as we got to our suite we were already planning our return. The staff is very professional but friendly. The views are breathtaking and the facilities are world class. The bathrooms alone are to die for with nothing spared for the extra indulgence. The nice touch of complimentary minibar... More

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Robertson J, Owner at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gracie2010 Warm greetings from Queenstown! We were delighted to welcome you back to Matakauri Lodge and thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay. It was our pleasure to take care of you and indeed, we are spoilt with the most magnificent views enjoyed from a very special setting. We look forward to seeing you... More

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Address: Glenorchy Road | PO Box 888, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Matakauri Lodge 5*
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