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Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corner Cardrona Valley & Studholme Rds, Wanaka 9381, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently went on a family ski holiday and stayed a week at the Oakridge. It is very well located, the resort is well set out. Our apartment was spacious with 3 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms and a third double bed in the main open-plan kitchen/ living room space. This was perfect for our party of 2 young kids (one 1... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Didn't get a chance to make use of the outdoor hot pools, but they look impressive. Room was comfortable, was a little disappointed to see that our 'double' bed was two beds put together. Hotel is on the very edge of Wanaka, too far from town to be able to walk. Served the purpose for our single night in Wanaka.

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GlobalKiwi
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super awesome, heavenly hot pools are perfect after a day snowboarding at Cardrona. This was the best feature of the place. My room had paper thin walls, so much that I could hear EVERY sound and EVERY word uttered by my neighbours (ie. She: "If we build our own home, we HAVE to get underfloor heating", HE: "Why?", SHE"Because blah,... More

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka, responded to this review

Dear WunderWoman007, Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate all feedback and your comments will go a long way to improve future guest experience. Thank you for your positive comments relating to our fantastic hot pool facility. We apologize for the discomfort caused by the noisy neighbors and we understand how this put a negative impact on your stay with... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Resort is just on the outskirts of Wanaka & on the main road to Cardrona which is the main reason for booking Oakridge. Stayed 4 nights in a 2 bedroom apartment and found the accommodation clean, tidy, beds comfortable etc however the utensils for cooking are very limited if u plan on cooking in your room. The second night we... More

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka, responded to this review

Dear melmikenz, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback and your comments will go a long way in our strive to provide the best possible service for our guests. Thank you for your positive comments in relation to our clean and tidy rooms and comfortable beds. We would love to know what in particular you felt was missing... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just on the edge of Wanaka, Oak ridge is nicely placed on the way home from a day on the slopes up Cardrona. The rooms are well equipped, and comfortable although I personally found the beds quite firm. There's a spa, though, which should help loosen things up. Lone star restaurant is very nearby and a small, boutique cinema -... More

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka, responded to this review

Dear Ren H, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us in particular well equipped, comfortable rooms, convenient location to nearby attractions and beautiful views. In regards to one of our units we actually have one available for purchase and please feel free to contact us directly for more information. Once again thank... More

Perth, WA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel in July as part of a package. I was travelling solo but am a bit old for the backpacker scene and the hotel was ideal for what I was after. It was in a great peaceful location overlooking the surrounding snow covered mountains with fantastic gym, spa, restaurant and day spa facilities. The rooms were... More

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka, responded to this review

Dear Sooty016, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed you stay with us at Oakridge Resort and thank you for your kind words relating to our peaceful location, fantastic facilities and clean and spacious rooms. We apprecaite all feedback and take on board your comments relating to breakfast options and are currently looking at more options... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a week from 25th July, a group of 3 adults and 3 kids in a 2 bed unit and 2 friends in a twin room. The reviews were very mixed so i was a little nervous, we booked through Interval International (transferred Marriott Vacation Club points) and this was the only available property in South Island. So... More

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka, responded to this review

Dear cheryl l, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us in particular our fantastic hot pools, conveninet location to ski fields and spacious rooms. We take on board your comments relating to our on-site restaurant and will look at ways to further improve on our dining experience. Once again thank you for... More

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Address: Corner Cardrona Valley & Studholme Rds, Wanaka 9381, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka 4*
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#5 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Wanaka #10 Luxury Hotel in Wanaka
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Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort is 100 kilometres from Queenstown and 2 kilometres from Lake Wanaka, the fourth largest lake in New Zealand. The resort features 173 hotel rooms and fully equipped apartments, a superb restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining, heated swimming pool with poolside bar and a day spa. During the warmer months, local activities include bushwalking, mountain climbing and fishing, while in winter the snowfields of Treble Cone and Cardrona are within easy reach. ... more   less 
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