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Edgewater

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sargood Drive | Lake Wanaka, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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East Maitland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a week during July/August, it was great :). Location is excellent, just out of town and if you feel like it an easy walk into Wanaka via the lake front. The views are amazing from either downstairs in the lounge area or upstairs from the bedroom. Great restaurant, rather large meals but exceptionally well prepared and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent resort. Breathtaking lake and snow-capped mountain views with a corner picture window seat. Room was spacious with all facilities, including a washer/dryer in the bathroom. Very quiet with excellent on-site restaurant facilities but we also had a kitchen in our room. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Only a short drive into Wanaka or is also walkable along the... More

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Hi Cathy J We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts on Edgewater. From what you've described it looks like you stayed in one of our one-bedroom suites offering you the added features of the washer/dryer and kitchenette. We're pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Edgewater isn't too far away from you so we look forward to... More

Aussie
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This property is maintained at a very high standard and we spent a very enjoyable week. Great coffee in the cafe and views to match especially if the sun is out and you can sit outside. The staff were very friendly. I enjoyed my daily walk into Wanaka along the lake which takes about 25 minutes, even that path is... More

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Tullyho It sounds like you and your family had a great week with us at Edgewater. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind regards Trish More

Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Edgewater is located in a great spot in Wanaka. It is a short drive and walk into town and not to far from Treble Cone. We had a lake view room and the view was outstanding. The staff are super friendly and are extremely helpful and no want it to much, they are more than happy to have a... More

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Aimee We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences with us at Edgewater. The lake views are gorgeous and we're pleased you enjoyed them during your time with us. We hope you had some great day(s) on the slopes at Treble Cone too. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Trish More

Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff are very friendly and that is a major plus. The rooms are nice and some have great views of the lake. It is a little distance from town - about 20 minutes walk around the Lake but only 5 min in a car. The slight negatives are that the free internet can be very slow at popular times... More

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Matthew A We appreciate you taking the time to write your comments on Edgewater. I'm sorry the internet was slow for you. We installed a new system just before Christmas (and made wi-fi free) but at times it can still be under pressure, as there is only limited width. A reflection of the challenge of being situated in a... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very helpful, responded to my reservation inquiries, guest services excellent arranging trundle bed and cleanliness of room. Magnificent views and location. Clean, warm and comfortable room, sofa bed OK but trundle was a little hard for the young bloke (not that we don't appreciate the extra effort). Well appointed apartment, easy parking. Check out and billing was... More

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear r p We appreciate your time writing this review. Your comments about our staff are certainly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Equally we take your feedback on our Wineglass cafe seriously and our GM looks forward to your further information directly. Generally our guests are complementary about their dining but nevertheless, your... More

Blenheim, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for one night recently and really enjoyed our stay. The hotel has a fantastic location right on the edge of Lake Wanaka and just a short drive from the Wanaka town centre. It was very peaceful and a perfect place to feel like you were getting a bit "away from things" but also very close to the... More

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Dave TNZ We're pleased you had a nice stay with us at Edgewater and it sounds like you enjoyed the skiing too. Hopefully you may find the opportunity to come back in the future and perhaps stay a little longer next time. Kind regards Trish More

Remuera, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and we were thoroughly impressed! We were lucky to get a Lake view which is simply beautiful. The fire inside was lovely and warm with the staff friendly and really helpful. Totally recommend and we'll be back for sure

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Burger0501 We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts on Edgewater. The lake views, and direct access to Lake Wanaka are a big plus at Edgewater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Trish More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel bad dumping on this hotel because the staff are really lovely and the location is, at least in theory, very pleasant and serene. Unfortunately this hotel is just way too old, and not in a cute/quaint way, it's just OLD. This place is basically a motel which was really nice when it was built in like 1960, and... More

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear dwb2016 Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback to us about your recent stay at Edgewater. We appreciate your comments about our beautiful location and our friendly staff. With respect to the hotel itself, it in fact opened in mid - 1986 and so has been operating for just over 28 years. During that time the... More

Wanaka, New Zealand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for a late brunch and sat outside with our dog. Coffee and full breakfast were delicious, good size portions, and not too expensive considering I would class this as an expensive hotel. I love how you can walk round from the lake and just grab a table, great spot for dog walkers - maybe I was late... More

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Kia Ora Foodlover 438 We are pleased you enjoyed your breakfast with us on our ourside Terrace area, overlooking the lake. We look forward to welcoming you (and your dog) back again sometime soon to try the baked-to-order scone (they are scrumptious)! Kind regards Trish More

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Address: Sargood Drive | Lake Wanaka, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Edgewater 4*
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Edgewater lies right at the water’s edge of Lake Wanaka. It is the perfect destination for you to experience all that Central Otago’s seasons have to offer. Our long, hot summers fade slowly into beautiful autumn colours, before the clear mountain air promises snow and crisp winter days. As the snowfalls melt, spring returns with its lush, bright greens. At Edgewater we have genuine local knowledge that complements our inviting accommodation and enticing seasonal menu. We can unlock the very best Wanaka experiences, tailored for you. Edgewater is a four star Qualmark graded property situated on the edge of Lake Wanaka. Come and touch the seasons at Edgewater. ... more   less 
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