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Matakauri Lodge

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Glenorchy Road | PO Box 888, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't fault anything! The room was luxurious and well appointed, the food exceptional and a terrific wine list and choice of cocktails, the view is to die for, the staff friendlier and more helpful than anywhere I can think of and one of the best massages of all time. It doesn't get any better than this!

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Thank Ken-230910
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and i recently stayed at Matakauri for a luxurious romantic night away at the beginning of our adventure filled Queenstown trip. From the moment you are arrive and are greeted by the lodge manager at your car, you are made to feel special and welcome. The property ambience is just magical, every inch is thoughtfully designed to create... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had extensively researched our accomodation options for Queenstown. The promise of great service as evidenced by other TripAdvisor reviews and images on the website confirmed that Matakauri was our preferred option. Despite our high expectations Matakauri managed to surpass these, offering a number of "surprise and delight" moments, such as a room upgrade, a welcome drink in the beautiful... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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153 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Now that we're living locally in the area we were able to go to Matakauri just for lunch. We arranged with another couple to have a Friday set menu lunch, and it did not disappoint. We arrived to be greeted at the door, coats taken and a glass of bubbly put in our hands. We sat in the beautiful lounge... More 

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Thank bluegoldhighlander
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Simply amazing, great staff that are happy to do anything for you. Queenstown is only a short drive away, they are happy to drive you into town any time. The restaurant and food is first class. Stunning and worth every cent! Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Thank Cameron F
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We stayed October 2015 and we still want to go back! Amazing place, have never ever had better service, friendly yet not intrusive, genuinely caring, great food and wines and views. Go here! The view from the dining room is spectacular and our suite was perfect. Attention to detail amazing.

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Thank dhug6295
Wellington NZ
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We have followed the Robinson Family developments in New Zealand for some time; high quality, Relais et Chateaux establishments with a wonderful Kiwi flavour! We found ourselves unexpectedly in Queenstown and were unable to stay at Matakauri but phoned to see if we could reserve for a lunch. The greeting was warm and friendly and much to our delight we... More 

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Thank Drurolnz
London
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We did a tour of both islands and were lucky to stay at mostly very highly rated hotels. Highly rated hotels are not all equal, though, and Matakauri easily stood out as the hotel highlight from the moment we arrived (and even before we saw the breath-taking view from our room). The warm professionalism of the staff reflects the design... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Having been on our bucket list for a couple of years, we finally got a chance to stay 4 nights here. Beautifully situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu about 7 kilometres out of Queenstown, the views across the lake from all the public areas and the rooms are simply surreal. The welcome upon our arrival was extremely friendly but... More 

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LMStephen, General Manager at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Oztack, Warm greetings from Matakauri Lodge! Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us, we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it. The cuisine here at Matakauri is the cornerstone of the 'lodge' experience and we are thrilled it surpassed your expectations. The 'tasting menu' really is an experience to be embraced and our... More 

Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Gorgeous views from everywhere. Wonderful helpful staff. Every detail was perfect. Fantastic food (deftly handled my fear of tomatoes). This was excellent recuperation and reward for the Kepler Track.

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Thank PipperDog
LMStephen, General Manager at Matakauri Lodge, responded to this review

Dear PipperDog, Warm greetings from Matakauri Lodge! Congratulations again for such a great achievement walking the Kepler track! We were delighted you chose to celebrate with us! We cater for all dietary requirements and glad your 'fear' was accommodated during your stay. Let us know if you decide to attempt another of the Ultimate Hikes, we would love to be... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Matakauri Lodge

Address: Glenorchy Road | PO Box 888, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $1,022 - $1,827 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Matakauri Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Matakauri Hotel Queenstown
Hotel Style:
#15 Luxury Hotel in Queenstown
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