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Lake Wanaka Lodge

24 Tenby Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Ranked #22 of 45 Specialty Lodging in Wanaka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015
John A Lyttelton, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lyttelton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a place that is hard to classify. It is part-way between a hostel and boutique hotel. Some reviewers have commented that it is far out of town but task is rubbish. It is 5 minutes walk to the nearest restaurants and 15 minutes walk to the lakeside. The location is good, very quiet and a partial lake view.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The location was the only negative for this hotel which is otherwise clean and comfortable... rooms are a bit tiny and does not have any views of the lake whatsoever... good for one night stay and if u have your own car to move around

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Stayed here for 1 night on our way from Fox to Queenstown.. we had a car so it was okay otherwise it is a 10 min walk to the lakes... with so many options at affordable prices one could stay closer to the promenade and the restaurants and cafes... but still if you have a car, this place is nice... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We stayed here as 2 couples on a road trip and found it to be an ideal spot within 5 minutes' walk to the lake. The lodge is tucked away in a quiet corner, with no traffic noise, so ideal for a restful night's sleep. Rooms were a little on the small side, but there is a large guest lounge... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Only a short walk from town but in a quiet location so we slept very well for the 2 nights we stayed. The manager was friendly and helpful and nothing was too difficult. The room itself was comfortable and very clean and the spring water fountain outside the front door was a nice bonus, filled my water bottles every day... More 

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Tzaneen, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Fantastic accommodation in Wanaka. Well worth the money. Free wifi and beautiful rooms. Close to town with spectacular view. Very professional staff who will go the extra mile for their guests. Parking available. Lots of activities in the area

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Wirral
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Very comfortable and convenient for walking into town. Nice community room for TV, etc with balcony. Nothing to fault it but seemed a little sterile. A little difficult to find as there are 2 sections to Tenby Street.

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Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The area around Wanaka features small towns and there are more tourists than they can easily accommodate. It's no surprise therefore that small motels have popped up to meet the demand. The Lake Wanaka Lodgeswas a good basic base for a visit to the region. A nice Japanese couple welcomed us and showed us to our room, and helped us... More 

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Beaumont, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed two nights at the Lake Wanaka lodge. Both nights my husband enjoyed soaking outside in the hot tub for half an hour. We could easily walk down to the restaurants and back for meals at night. The room was very clean and well appointed and the lodge has a coin operated laundry - bonus when you are travelling.... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

In a 17 day self drive tour of NZ, Wanaka was my favorite stop and the Lake Wanaka Lodge the best accommodation. Some towns I paid much more, yet this hotel was the most glamourous and hospitable. I was at fault in making a mistake about our booking (which I'd rather not explain), but it was a whopper and I... More 

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