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Lake Wanaka Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   24 Tenby Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014
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Bangkok, Thailand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed one night at Lake Wanaka Lodge. There were no other guests during that night, so it felt like the entire lodge was all for us. The check in was efficient, the staff was friendly and the free wifi was only available in the lounge room. The view from the room was a beautiful garden with changing colour leaves... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The lodge is nicely tucked away lending to a quiet and relaxing retreat from the main town center with it's own source of natural spring water. When we arrived the host and hostess were extremely welcoming and through out the entire stay exhibited exemplary service. The room was tidy and the water pressure great! Free wifi was provided in the... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Close to the town centre but in a quiet cul-de-sac at the back of the town (5 minute walk to the shops) with slightly obstructed views of the mountains and lake. The room was quiet, clean and comfortable while breakfast was very good and well presented, with a choice of cooked breakfast or continental (toast, cereals, yoghurt, fresh fruit) AND... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

- Location : not so easy to find, but quiet, and with a public area with mountain and lake view! Very nice and beautiful ! - Breakfast : Toast, cereals, yoghurt, fruit, and nice (see pics) cooked breakfast if asked. - Welcome : nice and helpful welcome ! - Other : Wifi is available in the public room which is... More

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Christchurch, NZ
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Clearly quite a recent addition to the Wanaka scene, this place is clean and tidy with smallish rooms. Situated at the back of the town, its not far to the shops etc. but seems to have little "soul" and I won't stay again.

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Bargara, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We stayed in the smaller downstairs rooms and will, next time, stay in the slightly more expensive but larger rooms upstairs. The room was quiet, clean and comfortable while breakfast was very good. The Internet connection is good and included in the room charge. Definitely a place to recommend.

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Tenterfield, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We stayed there for three nights; the service was good, breakfast, fresh and well presented. The rooms and the entire establishment were spotless. A large common room well supplied with games and books. Has its own fresh spring water. Would highly recommend it and I would stay there again.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I have had the pleasure of staying at Lake Wanaka Lodge several times over the last 8 years and it was a pleasant surprise to discover the new Japanese owners have worked hard to improve the experience of staying here. This place is a bed and breakfast, in a quiet street , but near the shopping area. The beds are... More

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Sydney and Dinard
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

A short walk from the centre of Wanaka (where we swam in the lake 21C I would guess) this is a pleasant motel with some nice extra facilities. A very good breakfast was included in the rate. A very nice feature was a large common room; a combination library and lounge with comfortable chairs and a balcony with a nice... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

4 of us stayed here in a shared room with 2 king beds. There was plenty of room. Nice and close to town. Breakfast in the morning was plentiful and delicious. Great value for money given the peak season.

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Address: 24 Tenby Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Wanaka Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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