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Edgewater

Sargood Drive | Lake Wanaka, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoy the Edgewater, being right on the lake and the 15min walk into the town center is lovely. Our unit was very comfortable, clean and more than enough for the two night stay we had here. We ate in the restaurant on the first night - food was very nice and a good selection to choose with our fussy... More 

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

Dear Michelle B We appreciate your feedback and yes, you've noted we're in the middle of a staged refurbishment programme. Perhaps we'll see you again after the guest rooms have been refurbished. Kind regards Trish More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Edgewater for regretfully only one night, a second night would have given us more time to explore. The suite was nice with wonderful views across the lawned area to the lake and the mountains with easy access to the lake front and walkway, where you can easily walk into town. The one bedroom suite... More 

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

Dear BJB 1956 We are pleased to have contributed to your celebration during your stay with us. It sounds like you visited just after our first big cold snap of the year! Fortunately you were able to enjoy from the comfort and warmth of being indoors. We hope to see you again soon and next time we hope you'll have... More 

Epsom, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed staying at the Edgewater - our only regret was that we were only able to stay one night. The rooms are nice and we were fortunate enough to have a good lake view. The staff were friendly and helpful and the setting is beautiful. We didn't have the opportunity to dine here, so I can't comment about the... More 

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

Dear Simon L We appreciate you sharing your experiences at Edgewater. Sounds like you enjoyed the bike ride and perhaps we'll see you back in the future for a longer stay. Kind regards Trish More 

Genève, Suisse
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in a timeshare unit on a RCI exchange. Our first impression was very negative as the woman at the hotel reception was very rude and not helpful. She told us they had nothing to do with the timeshare and she could only give us the key (no explanations, no map, she had no time for us). Pros: –... More 

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

Kia Ora We note your comments about the Edgewater timeshare property however as you've also noted the timeshare isn't part of Edgewater hotel., albeit adjacent to the hotel. Nevertheless we hope you enjoyed your time in Wanaka. Kind regards Trish More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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95 reviews 95 reviews
32 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has a quiet, scenic lakeside location about a five-minute drive from the center of Wanaka in the direction of Wanaka-Mt. Aspiring Road. It'd probably take 15 to 20 minutes of walking along the lake to reach the town center. Though we didn't walk that far, we meandered along the lake to nearby Wanaka Station Park, home to some magnificent... More 

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

Kia ora Certainly one of the most extensive reviews on Edgewater. We appreciate you taking what must have been quite a time to write this all up. You'll be pleased to know that we've embarked on a guest room refurbishment programme and this started on the 7th April (perhaps it had just started during your stay?). The refurbishments are being... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed recently at this scenic town. Or room was facing the lake which gave us a fantastic view. The room was comfortable even though it was a bit dated, it was clean and tidy so no complaints there. The ensuite had a combination shower and bath. Our unit was on the second floor and the only way to it was... More 

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

Dear Wayne H Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences with us at Edgewater. So pleased you found our Concierge, George to be helpful. He is a real gem. You may notice from our other reviews that we'd just embarked, last week in fact, on a guest refurbishment programme. This will completed in three 'waves' and so the... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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156 reviews 156 reviews
34 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After one week of training on Mt Cook and elsewhere I was looking for comfort and a really good dinner. Check in was prompt and courteous. My room on the second floor, nice big comfortable bed and with an excellent view of the lake was a very good start. Its not a new or chic hotel, its been here for... More 

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

Kia Ora We appreciate you taking the time to write such an extensive review and pleased you enjoyed the lamb shank. It is quite a favourite for our guests. The hotel is just over 25 years old. However we've just started a refurbishment programme of our guest rooms. This will be undertaken in three 'waves' and will be completed by... More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 days last month and really enjoyed it. The accommodation was excellent and comprehensive and we had a balcony and a lovely view of the lake. The restaurant was also very good with very friendly and helpful staff. The resort was a short walk from the town of Wanaka where there are also lots of restaurants... More 

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

Dear Joan R We're grateful to you for taking the time to write this review and your positive comments. Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Kind regards Trish More 

Carlisle, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
66 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Edgewater is a comprehensive resort - it offers many services and amenities and is only a short walk from the little town of Wanaka. In front of you is the beautiful Lake coiffed with mountains. The public rooms are quite nice. The staff was friendly though a bit slow, perhaps from being stretched too thinly. We were a group of... More 

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

Kia Ora Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with us at Edgewater. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your vacation. Kind regards Trish More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you'll get a room with Lake view! The room we had was like a mini apartment, with washing machine, extra bedroom, lounge and cooking facilities. I really enjoyed having 2 basins in the bathroom (I am not convinced that one needs a double shower cabin, but it is an interesting experience!). The room has very much the design... More 

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

Dear Malin Q Wow! What an extensive review. Thanks for taking the time. Your suggestions about the bathroom have been shared with our team and our email system is under active review. We're aware of its shortcomings and frustrations for our guests. We are moving through a phased refurbishment programme at the hotel, commencing on 7th April. It will take... More 

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