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    Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet

    494 Mt. Aspiring Road, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent76%
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    Dec 18, 2015
    “Excellent Stay at Wanaka and Great Food!”
    Jul 11, 2015
    “'First Impressions last' needs more Inspiring near Mt Inspiring”
    Free Wifi
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    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 45 reviews

    Reviewed December 18, 2015

    stayed here for 2 nights during the wanaka leg of our NZ tour. the lodge is very nice. the rooms all have a patio door leading to the lawn and lakeside views of lake wanaka. the resort is very private and is completely isolated from...More

    1  Thank Carmen1318
    Reviewed July 11, 2015

    This was to be the indulgence of our Honeymoon in New Zealand as my wife and I have stayed at many exclusive lodges and was looking forward to what we believed would be an amazing experience. The reviews for Whare Kea lodge did wet the...More

    3  Thank Matt W
    Response from Louise M, Owner at Whare Kea Lodge & ChaletResponded August 2, 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I understand your stay was in March this year. Although we are now operating under a different business model, with Whare Kea no longer operating as a boutique hotel, we are still very sorry to...More

    Reviewed March 17, 2015

    Imagine you have a friend who invites you to spend a weekend in their beautiful vacation home in a spectacular setting. You have the opportunity to mingle with some new people and have a fabulous dinner party. That is the feeling you get at Whare...More

    1  Thank Keith L
    Reviewed March 1, 2015

    Easily one of the finest places to stay in NZ an absolutely fantastic place. Rooms of the highest standard, a location hard to be rivalled and the food, oh the food, delicious! We only stayed one night, which was a shame, but we are already...More

    Thank Kathy S
    Reviewed February 25, 2015

    Yes this is an expensive stay but delivers value for money. The rooms are well appointed and very comfortable (especially the bed). The all inclusive 5 course dinner and breakfast definitely is the best we have had in our 11 days in NZ. Delicious and...More

    Thank JanelleandGraham
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    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • $1,801 - $4,324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Wanaka
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Room Tips
    "get a room facing lake wanaka (east), they have about 3-4 rooms that face the north (lawn view)"
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    "Dont Stay Here unless you like over priced accomadation"
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    "You can't chose a bad one, that's how good this is!"
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    "All have excellent views and facilities"
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