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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Blanket Bay was a stay we were looking forward to and it didn't disappoint. The lodge is absolutely beautiful and the staff was a joy! We were welcomed at the front door and give a tour of the lodge while our luggage was taken to our room and set up. We were gifted a bottled of champagne in honor of...

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Orinda, California, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Blanket Bay for 4 nights. The food is excellent, love the new pastry chef! The room was spacious and very comfortable, with an amazing view. Nice work out facility. So much to do in the area! Highlight for my husband was having the helicopter pick us up on the lawn of the hotel for our scenic flight to...

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Thank Virginia R
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have travelled a lot and have stayed at 5 star hotels in many beautiful places around the world. To be fair, the natural beauty at Blanket Bay and the tasteful elegant interior design at the hotel still made us wow. However, we are disappointed with the service that we receive. There are some staff that are very friendly and...

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Thank yfung2016
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights of bliss in one the cottages. From the moment we entered the gates and drove toward the main lodge, we knew something special was here. The owners have put an amazing vision in place and now have this iconic place for exclusive rest and relaxation. The team here are the best feature and very quickly you...

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Thank SteveAucklandNZ
Carmel, California
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a lodge about 45 minutes north of Queenstown and right on the large lake. The views of the surrounding mountains are spectacular. The property has about 8 rooms in the main lodge and a few suites in separate buildings. The main lodge is quite impressive , being built of the finest wood ( much of it being reclaimed...

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Thank jjp10
Orange NSW AUSTRALIA
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary...it was incredible from the moment we arrived. We were lucky to be upgraded to a chalet which was stunning with gorgeous views of Lake Wakatipu. The main lodge is so welcoming, warm and friendly. The staff take care of your every need without having to...

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Thank BecJ43
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed November 13, 2016

My husband and I spent three nights at Blanket Bay recently and were in complete awe of the location, staff, food and activities at this resort. About a1 hour drive from Queenstown Airport; We were treated to an incredible ride along Lake Wakatipu and the snow capped peaked mountains. Truly flawless service levels as every facet of our visit was...

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Gold Coast
Reviewed October 22, 2016

What a celebration going to Blanket Bay for my 70th. From the moment we drove up the staff knew our names and made us welcome. A birthday card and a bottle of wine in the room a pleasant surprise. The view from the balcony breathtaking. Happy hour with interesting canapés, yummy. The dinner was never ending small serves to wet...

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Christchurch
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We recently had a five night stay at Blanket Bay for our honeymoon. It is so gorgeous and everything from the lovely welcome, champagne and flowers in the room, views, massage, spa, to the evening canapes in the bar or games room were all so special. The food is delicious with the evening meal changing daily and a choice of...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is the 4th time that we have stayed at this lodge and until this experience it has been a totally stunning. Our stay has always been for a week. Regrettably the past 12 months has seen a completely new management team in place which has impacted service levels and the desire to truly look after the customer. A number...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This stunning backcountry retreat sits on the lakeshore 45 minutes outside Queenstown in the Southern Alps New Zealand. Lofty beamed ceilings, rock fireplaces and vast picture windows frame the heroic stone and timber lodge housing the Great Room, Den, Game Room, Gym, spa and several indoor/outdoor dining venues.Thirteen rooms offer every conceivable amenity. Activities include an outdoor lap pool, bush walks, fly-fishing, jet boating, horse riding and scenic heli-flights ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blanket Bay

Address: Rapid 4191 Glenorchy Queenstown Road | PO Box 35, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Glenorchy
Price Range: $786 - $1,915 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blanket Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“You can't go wrong! We enjoyed being in a Chalet Suite, a short walk from the main building, ours was called "Stone Creek"”
  • Flowers in front of our room
  • Rooms have names, not numbers
  • Our own romantic fire
 of 5 bubbles VirginiaR459, 3 days ago | Read review
“Get a cottage at any cost!”
 of 5 bubbles SteveAucklandNZ, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“No bad rooms that I could see.”
 of 5 bubbles spaqueen12, Nov 13, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views.”
 of 5 bubbles Paley, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“I recommend the rooms on the first level or the villas. The rooms do not have a desk which makes it difficult to work when required.”
 of 5 bubbles Hymie01, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
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