We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blanket Bay

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Blanket Bay
Blanket Bay
Panoramas (7)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

174 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 169: English reviews
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really love this place! Everything is so amazing and romantic! And you can land in your hotel if you go skydiving. The Glenorchy airport is just next to hotel! The experience was so amazing!!! And their service was so excellent and friendly !!! We definitely will come back

Helpful?
Thank Tino B
Virginia
Level Contributor
81 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the time we arrived until leaving four days later, we felt like we were spending time in the country home of best friends. Everyone did their best to make our stay memorable. There are lots of beautiful lodges in stunning locations, and this is certainly one. But the people made it special. Our thanks go to Aymeric, Enrique, David,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bill H
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without doubt, New Zealand has some of the most preeminent luxury lodges in the world. However, one rises above all others - Blanket Bay Lodge. We were fortunate to once again stay at the Lodge. Often when you return to a place you’ve stayed previously the rose-coloured memory of the original visit sometimes doesn't correspond with the current one. I... More 

Helpful?
Thank HMARMAC
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard about Blanket Bay as being a rather special lodge and decided to stay there to celebrate a significant Wedding Anniversary. We were lucky enough to stay 5 nights and today we left reluctantly. The whole experience is heavenly. To start with the location is incredibly private and surrounded by the drama of NZ's stunning south island scenery.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Clare S
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

It's hard to write a review when it seems that there are so many other people who all agree with us on the Blanket Bay experience. Just read the other reviews and be confident that what is reflected by so many is what you will receive. Breathtaking views, beautiful accommodation, fantastic food and the nicest support staff that you could... More 

Helpful?
Thank DJFRd
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

3 nights there was fantastic with fabulous food and wine. Wonderful staff. This place is in a pristine location far enough away from all the madness of Queenstown. Even when the weather was bad there was plenty to keep you occupied. Great library of books and DVD's !!

Helpful?
Thank AWN1945
Island Bay,Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We went to Blanket Bay expecting a special experience, and that was exactly what we got. Location is superb, the lodge facilities and furnishings are first class, and the food was delicious. The service was amazing- Tom and his team all went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed and that we were enjoying our... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank DaDon63
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

It's only after two or three days that ordinary cares start to fall away. Then you'll start pondering what the chef is inventing for dinner, or what delicious muffins will be served with breakfast. The five day package at the lodge is perfect to utterly spoil you. So stay awhile! Special thanks to Enrique, a wonderful host, and Tom, the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Quickslippy
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
123 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I think I've just found paradise and I have to return some day, but for longer next time! It was the most amazing experience that we've ever had, from the minute we walked in to the minute we left the lodge. A discreet wooden sign at the gate denotes that you've arrived at Blanket Bay (I drove past it after... More 

Helpful?
Thank Skiathite
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
224 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

One of the luxury lodges in New Zealand and well worth every cent. The rooms are large and luxurious with spectacular views. The staff have to be the friendliest, well informed and engaging team and their exceptional levels of customer service just take the visit to another level. The food was amazing with a different degustation offered every night and... More 

Helpful?
Thank janwholeboxndice
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

453 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (117)
Viewed
Room/Suite (18)
Viewed
View from Room (17)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (31)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (8)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
2:31
Videos (4)
Viewed
Other (26)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (273)
Viewed
Amenities (32)
Viewed
Chalet Suite (60)
Viewed
Lodge Room (47)
Viewed
Lodge Suite (59)
Viewed
Dining (32)
Viewed
The Hotel (43)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (63)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (20)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (12)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (21)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Glenorchy
16.5 mi away
Matakauri Lodge
Matakauri Lodge
#15 of 57 in Queenstown
5.0 of 5 stars 169 reviews
17.0 mi away
Azur
Azur
#8 of 57 in Queenstown
5.0 of 5 stars 267 reviews
20.0 mi away
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
18.4 mi away
The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments
17.3 mi away
Hotel St Moritz Queenstown - MGallery Collection
17.3 mi away
Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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: $816 - $1,944 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blanket Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Odigeo, Hotwire and Travelocity so you can book your Blanket Bay reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Blanket Bay Hotel Queenstown
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay