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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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  • Location
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GlobalKiwi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

Tauranga
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 3 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
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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

Canberra, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had picked this resort for it's proximity to Cardrona ski field and it's quiet position away from the noise of Wanuka central. We booked for one week and were very disappointed to find no drawers to unpack our clothes and a very small wardrobe space with inadequate hangers (take your own if you go). A desk was located in... More

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Melanie H, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We take on board your comments regarding our room furniture and kitchen facilities and will look at ways to improve on these matters to provide the best possible service for all our guests. Whilst we do understand that we can not please everyone in terms of choice of furniture we will into different types to... More

Toowoomba, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just stayed here as part of our snowboarding trip. There was a group of 5 so we had two rooms put together. Room 153 & 154. We had full kitchen facilities and a washer/drier which was so convenient as we needed to wash our ski gear. Everything was new and nice and there was a spa bath in the... More

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Melanie H, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your time taken to leave your kind words about your stay. Thank you for your comments regarding our room facilities, convenient location to near attractions and hot facility. Once again thank you for your review and we wish you a warm welcome for your next visit with us. More

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

This was a great place for the family. We had a 2bed unit and it was spacious and had washing machine and dryer which was great for a week skiing. You can park your car at your front door so very little distance to cart all your gear. Kids loved the hot pools. Cooking facilities were ok but even better... More

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Melanie H, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in particular our spacious rooms with convenient facilities and our room service dining. Once again thank you for your review and we wish to invite you back to the Oakridge Resort on your next visit to Wanaka. 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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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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