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#8 of 19 hotels in Wanaka
Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Edgewater lies right at the water’s edge of Lake Wanaka. It is the perfect destination for you to experience all that Central Otago’s seasons have to offer. Our long, hot summers fade slowly into beautiful autumn colours, before the clear mountain air promises snow and crisp winter days. As the snowfalls melt, spring returns with its lush, bright greens. At Edgewater we have genuine local knowledge that complements our inviting accommodation and enticing seasonal menu. We can unlock the very best Wanaka experiences, tailored for you. Edgewater is a four star Qualmark graded property situated on the edge of Lake Wanaka. Come and touch the seasons at Edgewater.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Bar / lounge
Tennis court
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference facilities
Free internet
Breakfast buffet
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
Private balcony
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Flatscreen TV
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If you love Wanaka but like to be a little bit away from the action, this is the place for you. We are currently staying in a hotel room overlooking lake Wanaka and the view is beautiful. Went for a walk around the grounds before dinner and the resort is very neat and tidy, well groomed and maintained. The room is clean and tidy with a pleasant balcony to sit outside and take in the view with a beer or wine. The room is warm and has 3 electric blankets on the beds for your enjoyment. An easy 15minute walk into Wanaka central by way of a sealed footpath.
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Response from EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater
Responded 1 week ago
Kia ora David D Many thanks for writing such a detailed review. We appreciate your comments especially about our well maintained grounds. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards Trish
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Impressive unique & rustic styling, spacious comfortable rooms with lovely view. Friendly helpful staff, good service, delightful tranquil garden surrounds away from the city hustle and noise, right on the lake, even has a helipad, but no wharf. Meals were very good, better than average for sure. Rent a bike if you want to cycle around the lakeside. Great mountain and lake views to the west.
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Response from EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater
Responded 2 weeks ago
Kia ora Neil D Thanks for your comments and the great suggestion about biking around the lake. We hope to see you in the future. Kind regards Trish
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This hotel has best location, just stone throw away from Lake Wanaka. View from our balcony was lovely and staff were very friendly. Very spacious room.  Only downside is if you have big luggage and your room on level 2, it's a little hassle for carrying the luggage up from staircase to the room. We had dinner at the restaurant, the hotel provides 15% off for guests dine-in at their restaurant. Staff at the restaurant is very attentive.
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Response from EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater
Responded 2 weeks ago
Kia ora Thanks for your rating of us and comments. We appreciate you taking the time to share them. Kind regards Trish
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The staff were very professional and friendly from the moment we checked in until our departure a week later.The concierge,George Smyth was excellent and was able to provide us with information on where to eat,shop,entertain and sight see which enabled us to fully enjoy our week without being too busy to have some relaxation time.Facilities were very good and our room was comfortable,clean and had all the facilities we required.The views across Lake Wanaka were breathtaking.
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Response from EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Easyp We appreciate you taking the time to share such a detailed commentary on your stay. Pleased you enjoyed your time with us. George is a gem :-). Kind regards Trish
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Very comfortable hotel with lovely views over the lake from our ground floor room. The beds were really comfortable and we were nice and warm. The view from our room was just beautiful. the lush green lawn leading down to the lake was just such a beautiful setting. We enjoyed some pre dinner drinks in the bar, which also had a nice view, whilst sitting in front of the fire. The path just in front of the hotel goes right into town and it is a pretty easy, flat walk. great in good weather. I would highly recommend and would definitely stay here again. Unbelievable value also.
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Response from EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater
Responded 4 weeks ago
Kia ora jenni216 Many thanks for sharing your experiences with us. Sounds like you had a very relaxing time with us and enjoyed the stroll around the lake edge into tow. We hope to see you again the the future. Kind regards Trish
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$126 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionWanaka
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