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Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   1 Homestead Close, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Ranked #15 of 56 Wanaka B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here in early 2014. It's a very good B&B. It's not particularly what I was looking for. It's better for more social people e.g. shared loungeroom, breakfast with all guests seated at the same table but for some people, those things are an advantage. It was a little noisier than I would have liked but it was okay.

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are a bit of a different B&B than what people are used to, I am glad that didn't ruin your stay though. I do hope you enjoyed Wanaka and the rest of your travels. More 

Perth, Australia
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234 reviews 234 reviews
80 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights in the King room. The whole place looks like a country cottage. They do also have cottages for family. This place is well suited for families. They have hot pool, Bbq, laundry, living room with games, and free wifi facilities. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Claire was a great host.

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you had a good relaxing time here at the Homestead and Wanaka. I hope the rest of your travels have gone well. More 

Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Homestead is a house with 2 cottages in a residential neighborhood away from the hub-bub. It's compact grounds are nicely landscaped, and dominated by a majestic willow. The laundry room is a useful amenity. Topped off with a very decent cooked breakfast, the Homestead is a good choice for a visit to Wanaka.

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us while you explored Wanaka and what it has to offer. I do hope the rest of your travels in New Zealand were good. Warm regards, Claire More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for just one night. The hostess was very helpful and told us what we could squeeze in in such a short period of time. The room was large and comfy, the bathroom clean and breakfast decent. The home has a good wifi connection and free to use laundry service. The latter is particularly handy if like us... More 

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us even if it was short. I do hope the rest of your travels were good in NZ Maybe next time a longer stay in Wanaka... Warm Regards, Claire More 

Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We have a great time at Wanaka Homestead. Enjoying self cook bbq on a nice cooling summer evening. Nice short walk to lake within 5 min . Nice kitchen size suitable for family to do their own cooking. Having a hot coffee at the garden in the morning before check out ends your stay in Wanaka Homestead an unforgettable one... More 

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Hello PT, I am glad the weather was good so you all could enjoy a summer BBQ. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay in Lismore Cottage and yes that morning coffee in the garden is good, I try to do that most mornings. I hope the rest of your trip was good. Warm regards, Claire More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This purpose built B & B was very beautiful, with free wifi with a fast connection, laundry facilities, a lovely garden to sit in and a good breakfast. It also has a hot tub which we didn't try out this time. It has the feel of a small hotel rather than the more homely B & Bs we've been used... More 

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Good morning Ann, Thank you taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully one day you can come back. I hope your enjoyed the rest of you NZ trip. Warm Regards, Claire More 

England
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed here for our two blissful nights in Lake Wanaka and enjoyed every second. Breakfast was delicious, the rooms lovely, friendly & welcoming owner. Great location with a mountain view, felt like I was skiing in the Alps especially with the friendly communal breakfast table!

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Hello there, We are so happy to hear you had a great time with us and in Wanaka. You will have to come back in winter to get a real alpine feel. I hope the rest of your travels went well. Warm regards, Claire More 

Vancouver
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Room did not live up to previous reviews. Had to hang our dangling shower curtain, even then not enough hooks. Room not cozy due to poor lighting. Breakfast good. Nice location. Seemed overpriced. Overall we expected more.

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Anne, Thank you for your review. It is always good to get feedback from our guests, good or bad. I am sorry you were not happy with the room. We do pride ourselves on making sure all our guests enjoy their time with us and leave happy. I have seen the shower curtain and yes there were a few... More 

Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Our family spent 2 nights in this beautifully designed, and maintained cottage. We loved it from the beginning till the end. The 2 room unit we stayed in was clean, quiet and spacious. The garden was beautiful. It is the best hotel during our 10 day tour of the South Island. It will definitely be our preferred hotel for our... More 

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. it is great to hear you and your family had a good time with us and enjoyed our newly refurbished Ruby cottage. I do hope you will do another trip to NZ and come to stay again. Warm regards, Claire and the Wanaka Homestead Team More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Stayed here while attending a conference at Rippon Valley. Absolutely perfectly situated. Hostess lady was superb and could not do enough for me. Would have no hesitation staying there again, in fact I will at the first opportunity.

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evansteam, Manager at Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. It was great having you here and hopefully you can bring the whole family down one day soon and stay in one of the Cottages. The wifi is up and running now. Till next time. Warm regards, Claire More 

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Address: 1 Homestead Close, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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