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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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96 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for three nights in a family unit because my mother toured with us, and our stay cost significantly more than we anticipated (see later for details). Because the stairs to the top floor were difficult for a senior citizen, my wife and I slept above, leaving my mom to sleep in the "main" bedroom. The beds were comfortable,... More 

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Thank schalk1
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off for lunch during the day. Staff very friendly and large food portions. My husband got the fish basket which was steaming hot hot and yummy and i got the nachos, also very yummy however not as hot. Would have liked them hot hot too bt still nice. Beautiful lunch views from restaurant.

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Thank Flackies
LakeHaweaHotel, Owner at Lake Hawea Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I will talk to the Chef about the Nachos'. More 

north yorkshire
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30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget about everything else. The views from your room are fantastic. To be able to watch the sunrise from your room will blow you away. The rooms were great apart from a tatty old green chair in the corner. Please bin it. The staff at breakfast were very helpful, prepared to cook anything we wanted

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Thank paradisesydney
LakeHaweaHotel, Owner at Lake Hawea Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are in the process of reupholstering our green chairs. Which room were you in? Yes the views are breathtaking. More 

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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure not to go to the Stag's Head attached to this hotel. We bought 2 meals with drinks. Spent $40. Used the wifi to check our emails after eating whilst having our drinks. Overheard the manager very rudely complaining, complete with a string of swear words, about people 'sitting here all night on their -expletive- Facebook all night; I'm... More 

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Thank Mione v
LakeHaweaHotel, Owner at Lake Hawea Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry about this misunderstanding that took place. It seems you misheard the Manager and an apology was given at the time. We do offer free WiFi to our guests so that they can use the facilities and make themselves at home in a comfortable environment. More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in an apartment with two teens. Very comfy beds! We had a few mishaps with the kettle (x3) but nothing was too much trouble from the wonderful staff. Great bath/shower it had everything we needed. The burgers at Sailz are definitely a must, they are the best! Absolutely stunning sunrise if you can brave the chill.

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Thank Donna C
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Just the second time we stayed at Lake Hawea Hotel with a Grab one deal both time with Continental breakfast included. This was nice mid winter break for us and the views spectacular as always. Unfortunately the Hotel service has slipped and not that welcoming also a bit slack with service and friendliness. Still the views from the lodges made... More 

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Thank Julian S
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

You get an incredible lake view. A good getaway place away from the busy city life. It's about a 10 min drive to wanaka where all the restaurants are. This hotel did have a restaurant that we did not get to try. Lea was very helpful and accommodating. The room is spacious. Wifi is a little blotchy and turned off... More 

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Thank Kimmid01
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We book this hotel via Booking. com. I am surprised they did not allow to write the review in booking. This hotel has a good location close to the lake. But it is not equipped as good as we expect. First, we arrived at around 1930 and it is dark in autumn, but this is the only one hotel which... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Family room with full lake view. Great room size, bed was very comfortable, roomy bathroom facilities, easy parking and onsite dining. There is a well equiped take away shop just metres down the road too. The lake is magnificent and we enjoyed walking along the lakes edge at dusk. Would recommend staying to others.

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Thank Bernard S
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Reception seems to only focus their attention on the hotel portion on the resort. I can understand they would be priority, but come on. They told us at reception there was wifi which there wasn't. Everyone was huddled outside the front door and the car park because that was the only way to get connection. Also the common area and... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lake Hawea Hotel is located in one of New Zealand's most popular holiday regions, with outstanding lake and mountain views. With only a short drive to Wanaka, Queenstown or the West Coast, it is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Join us at Lake Hawea Hotel for your family holiday, romantic getaway, function/school camp location or corporate retreat. We have three levels of accommodation, a restaurant and bars, an enviable lake location and activities galore! There is always something on the go at Hawea, with fishing competitions, top music line ups and various competitions and championships. Accommodation to suit all budgets and group sizes - hotel, budget backpacker lodge, Restaurant - a la carte, buffet and takeaway. Huge garden bar, enclosed outdoor area and pool tables. Perfect for events, conference facilities, weddings, & 21sts. Specializing in all inclusive group packages & ski accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Hawea Hotel

Address: 1 Capell Avenue | RD 2, Lake Hawea, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Lake Hawea
Price Range: $136 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Hawea Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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