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Altamont Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
3.0 of 5
121 Mt. Aspiring Road | PO Box 289, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 45 Specialty Lodging in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge is really an upmarket backpackers lodge, with a range of different accommodation options, a kitchen, lounges and peaceful surroundings. Prices are good for Wanaka and the rooms are generously sized. Everything you need is there. The hosts are friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The hosts are very friendly and helpful, the kitchen is well organised and perfectly tidy. Every room has its own storage in the fridge. I liked the bathrooms - especially the separate female one;-). Everything is spacious and comfortable, the rooms, the kitchen, the lounge and the car park. The lodge ist peaceful and quiet and close to the lake... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

It was a really nice stay in the Altamont Lodge. The owners are very welcoming and friendly. Everything was very clean and tidy. The kitchen was big and also the living room. They also have a very nice garden to relax. We loved our stay there and would always come back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Very nice, super-clean rooms with a huge garden, spa pool and a large communal kitchen. The shared bathroom facilities were the best I've ever seen - very clean and well-maintained all day. The owners were always around for a quick chat and it was easy to feel that they are giving everything to please their guests. A notice board with... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I only stayed at the Altamont for one night, but would have been happy setting up camp for a few days. As others have mentioned, the place has a ski lodge feel... wood panels, nice open lounge area, etc. Rooms are simple, but very comfortable. I didn't cook while I was there, but the huge, immaculate kitchen made me want... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Stayed here for one night with my wife in Nov 2014. Overall, there was nothing horribly wrong with the accommodation, however, given the price I do not see why the lodge receives such high reviews on Tripadvisor. I would recommend staying here depending on your needs. Here are my thoughts: Service – Host was friendly and showed us around the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I have just had two nights at the lodge and was sad to leave. The hosts absolute made our stay and couldn't do enough for us. Wanaka was absolutely stunning but our stay was made so special by the welcome, the kindness and warmth we received. Rod even gave us a lift to the bus stop and offered lifts whenever... More 

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New Zealand
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Th Altamont Lodge is a great place to stop overnight in a beautiful town. The facilities were clean and comfortable and our hosts were very friendly. This is a cut above your average backpackers and if you are happy to share facilities it is good value in an expensive town. 20 minutes walk into town gets you to many restaurants... More 

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This was one of the best places I stayed at in New Zealand. The place was squeaky clean, it has spacious common areas, a well-equipped kitchen, plenty of parking space, comfortable bed and most of all, terrific hosts. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I rented a single room for a night. I love the wooden interior deco when I stepped into Altamont Lodge. Altamont Lodge is located approximately 20 minutes walk from Wanaka town and I took a while to locate the Lodge.It will be more convenient if you have a car. The owners are very friendly person and the male owner helped... More 

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