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Edgewater

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sargood Drive | Lake Wanaka, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Ranked #10 of 22 Hotels in Wanaka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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87 reviews 87 reviews
38 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a triple bed room in block 4. The view of the lake is lovely and the room met our expectations. The staff were helpful and friendly. We ate in the restaurant and were very happy with the quality of the food. Do make sure to enjoy a scone or two.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not expecting this place to be so good for the price,from the moment we arrived (early) we were greeted by very pleasant staff and given our room which a one bedroom suite,very large,clean,bright and stupendous views it even had its own free washer and dryer with soap powder supplied. We dined in the restaurant which was well priced... More

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

Dear Gerry D Thanks so much for taking the time to write your views on Edgewater. We especially appreciate your comments on our team. Kind regards Trish More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Select your room carefully,not all rooms have good views (a relative term in NZ) we saw 3 rooms and went for complex 8 which is overlooking the snowy mountains,while other side is facing lake and town. Other issues were the heater that was insufficient during September nights. Big one is the terrible internet service(!) Not only you are limited to... More

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

Hi Avi K We appreciate your comments on Edgewater and pleased you were able to enjoy the room of your choice, with snowy mountain views and the jacuzzi. We are sorry you found the heating to be insufficient for your needs and issues with the free wi-fi. Given our location in a mountainous region, we have some challenges with repeater... More

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for six nights in an upper storey room. The views to the lake are amazing and had a bench seat at the window to sit and chill and soak up the views. The living area and bedroom were very spacious. The kitchen was a bit small but did the job. The only draw back is there is... More

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

Hi Cindy W Thanks for your comprehensive summary of your stay with us at Edgewater. It sounds like you enjoyed one of our suite room types, especially the window bench seat overlooking the views. We appreciate your comments about our team. Kind regards Trish More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. We had booked a 2 bedroom apartment and requested for ground floor. It is a little tough to find as it is further on the road. King bedroom was very small and had no window. It had 2 bathrooms which were good and one was fitted with the washing machine. Twin bedroom was much... 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 your comments about your stay with us. It is unfortunate you found the king room to be smaller than you expected. The bedrooms do have a large window with opening ability. However if you wished to advise your room number (bd@edgewater.co.nz) we could check that room specifically for you. We're pleased... More

Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We spent 6 nights at Edgewater and loved it. Wanaka is a particularly beautiful location, the lake and views are amazing, the property is right on the lake. Our rooms were huge and very well maintained. Lovely friendly staff in the cafe, restaurant and housekeeping made our stay great. The ducks in the pond are even gorgeous. We can't wait... More

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

Hi Samba Thanks so much for sharing your experiences at Edgewater. We appreciate your comments especially about our friendly staff. We welcome you back again in the future, perhaps in another one of our wonderful seasons. Kind regards, Trish More

Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed here overnight on the way to Queenstown but we could easily have stayed for several days. The rooms were warm, spacious and well equipped. Our room looked right out onto a beautiful pond with tall trees and the lake in the background - a stunning sight to wake up to! The town itself was small but lively with... More

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

Dear Andrew We appreciate your comments on Edgewater and look forward to you coming back for a longer stay next time. We are sorry to learn of your breakfast experience though. Kind regards Trish More

Balclutha, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We arrived at the Edgewater to find we had made a small mess-up with the booking. Absolutely no problem to the receptionist on duty Friday afternoon. She quickly and easily dealt with the problem and arranged a new room with the same deal we had booked on line. The room we were in was just great - a single bedroom... More

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

Dear Tony S Thanks for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review of Edgewater. We are pleased you enjoyed your weekend away. We look forward to welcoming you back again iin the future. Kind regards, Trish More

Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Quiet, peaceful and great food ,to go with beautiful surroundings. Great place to stay and relax in Wanaka NZ. Easy to find and great views of the lake and mountains. Units are private and quiet. Wanaka is an ever changing place, having gone there for the last 40 odd years it never fails to come up with something new, or... More

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

Dear ColoniayBakery We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences of your time with us and in Wanaka. It certainly is an ever-changing destination. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards Trish More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a lovely apartment here. It offered all modern conveniences and was very clean & comfortable - plus exceptionally spacious! Perfect for a family. We had a kitchenette, so we ate in, so can't comment on the food, but the setting & ambience were super. We had a hire car & were skiing most of the time,so didn't need... More

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

Dear Bittenbytravelbug4 Sounds like you had a great time with your family and enjoyed the skiing on offer in the Wanaka region. Sorry to hear about the hot pool however. We do ensure this is emptied very regularly - especially during the heavy use we experience in the winter time. It does take a little bit of time to re-heat... 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*
Number of rooms: 65
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