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Edgewater

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sargood Drive | Lake Wanaka, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Ranked #11 of 22 hotels in Wanaka
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Foodlover438 Wanaka, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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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Wanaka, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a really nice place to stay. You can walk out from the lobby and sit and have a drink looking down sweeping grass lawns to the stunning lake vista. Rooms are comfortable, warm and some have beautiful lake views. Try to get one of these because it really makes your stay special here. Given the rates they charge... More

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

Kia Ora We are pleased we should share a little of our lakefront tranquility with you. All guest rooms have various lake and mountain views. The spacious nature of the property location and layout of the hotel allows us to provide this for guests, making a stay quite special - as you enjoyed. We look forward to welcoming you back.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for four wonderful nights at Edgewater with another couple. Our apartment was really two separate apartments both with fantastic lake and mountain views. Modern, warm and well appointed, right on the lake with full facilities and great helpful staff. Would love to go back!! :-)

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

Hi Mick F Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences at Edgewater. The two-bedroom apartments are certainly very convenient and as you point out, have lake and mountain views. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the future. Kind regards Trish More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful view! Sliding glass doors out to lake. Clean, excellent beds with choice of pillows. Coffees, teas, milk, bottled water are all complimentary. Comfortable sofas. The track outside goes around lake to town. We walked in and had a meal. Gorgeous sunrise. The only bad thing is that the bathrooms are becoming a bit dated.

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

Hi Jaimie Thanks for sharing your experiences with us at Edgewater and we're pleased you enjoyed the view. I wonder if you had time to enjoy a walk or bike ride on our lakefront trails. We are in the early stages of a planned upgrade of the rooms. It will take time to roll-out but your point about the bathroom... More

Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in Edgewater for 7 nights and from the moment we arrived we found the staff to be polite, warm and welcoming. The majority of our encounters were with staff member (Alice), who was always positive, helpful and very very accommodating in recommending restaurants/ places to see and activities to do/ even contacting various companies/ shops in make enquiries... More

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

Kia Ora Thanks for taking the time to write this extensive review. It sounds like you enjoyed your time in Wanaka and on our ski slopes. We appreciate your comments about Alice too. We are sorry for your inconvenience regarding the parking during the first part of your stay. From time to time the car parking can be at a... More

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Wanaka's best situated restaurant and accommodation complex - right by the lake but away from the main township. This little resort is an ideal place for work conferences, business meals and quiet gateways. You can walk straight from the outdoor restaurant or from your room to the edge of the water. But you pay for the privilege. The... More

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

Kia Ora aplescan Thank you for taking the time for such a considered review of Edgewater. Sounds like you had a lovely, romantic time with us. Kind regards Trish More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It appears that nothing has been spent on the property for sometime. The staff do work hard to make things nice, the main beds are good, clean towels, clean room etc. However i would like to point out a few things that do need to be addressed. For example the pull out beds in the living room, while sleeping on... More

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

Dear Hamana2014 Thank you for taking the time to provide such extensive feedback on Edgewater. On this occasion we clearly didn’t meet up to your expectations. Unfortunately we did have a malfunction with the sauna during your stay and a replacement part was immediately ordered. It had to be imported and so regrettable there was a delay in having that... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While travelling down the west coast on the way to queenstown we decided to stay in Edgewater for 1 night, we got inking with road closures and ended up not arriving until 11.30pm where the night porter met us and brought us to our room. We paid a little extra for a suite and it was well worth it. As... More

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

Dear Amie F Sounds like you made a good decision to have a night in Wanaka, given the uncertainty regarding the weather related road closures at the Haast Pass. We appreciate your kind words about our team and so pleased you got to enjoy Edgewater's amazing lakefront location in the morning. Kind regards Trish More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks Edgewater, we booked two nights in a self contained unit. We had such a peaceful time and loved the views and facilities we stayed an extra night. Staff were friendly and helpful. Hoping we'll be back.

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

Dear Yolande Thanks for taking the time to write this review and we're so pleased you decided to spend an extra night to enjoy the peace just a little longer. Fingers crossed you'll make it back. We look forward to welcoming you. 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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Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Wanaka #7 Luxury Hotel in Wanaka #8 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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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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