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Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka

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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Oakridge Resort is 100 kilometres from Queenstown and 2 kilometres from Lake Wanaka, the fourth largest lake in New Zealand. The resort features 173 hotel rooms and fully equipped apartments, a superb restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining, heated swimming pool with poolside bar and a day spa. During the warmer months, local activities include bushwalking, mountain climbing and fishing, while in winter the snowfields of Treble Cone and Cardrona are within easy reach.
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Property amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Paid Wifi
Wheelchair access
Bar/Lounge
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mountain View
Great View
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Frankton Airport29 mi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The resort/hotel was very nice. The room was great with mini fridge and kettle. We used the pool and hot tubs, which was probably the best part of our stay. There was several small hot tubs that were semi private so it was very relaxing....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in the entry level king room. It was spacious but very tired. The furniture was very old fashioned and cheap. WIFI was poor and continually dropped out. The room wasn’t checked properly as we had no teaspoons for our tea. The fridge does...More

Thank BigSiouxiB
Response from Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Oakridge Resort Lake WanakaResponded 1 week ago

Dear BigSiouxiB, Thank you for your taking the time to leave your feedback. Our entry level king rooms are part of the original lodging, whilst these rooms are the oldest room type we have available they do have unique styling and larger floor space than...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We over-nighted here this past weekend with two other couples, and thought wow when we arrived, only to be disappointed that the actual units were starting to become a little tired. Nets needed replacing as very holey and blinds were broken. One of the couples...More

Thank Julieg1965
Response from Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Oakridge Resort Lake WanakaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Julieg1965, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We regret that you found some aspects of your stay not up to standard. We are currently awaiting installation of new net curtains and we hope to have this resolved shortly. We do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 6 friends sharing an apartment. All 3 bedrooms were excellent. The kitchen and laundry facilities were superb. The apartment had a washing machine and tumble dryer and they even provide you with laundry liquid. The facilities were brilliant. There are about 10 hot...More

Thank Vic H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family of four stayed here for a week. It is perfectly located to take a few minute drive into town, 1 hour down to Queenstown, 30-45 to the Central Otago wine region, 45+ up into Mt. Aspiring National Park, etc. We had a two...More

Thank alanlP3589QE
Response from Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Oakridge Resort Lake WanakaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear alanlP3589QE, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and your positive comments relating to our location and facilities. As you may know, Wanaka is currently undergoing rapid expansion and, unfortunately, internet speed and coverage was one of the last things on...More

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julie j
November 1, 2018|
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Response from Jacob W | Property representative |
Hi julie j, Thank you for your enquiry. Our property is no longer partnered with the Accor Hotel Group. Please let us know if we can be of any further assistance. Kind regards, Jacob
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AliciaW379
February 21, 2018|
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Julaxing
May 28, 2017|
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Response from QingR_13 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in their 2 bedroom apartment, with 2 very small children. I found it very warm.
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Room Tips
"Rooms facing Studholme Road are noisy. SOME upstairs rooms are so tiny the fridge is in the wardrobe and..."
PatriciaM499
3 weeks ago
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"If you need an electric blanket to warm the cold,crisp sheets, check that your room has them as not all..."
66suet66
Aug 1, 2018
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"Amazing views"
RobH3747
Jul 2, 2018
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"Take you swimming costume though the pool is cold!"
UK2Travellers
Apr 4, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$107 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
grand mercure oakridge resort lake wanaka hotel wanakamercure wanaka
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionWanaka
NUMBER OF ROOMS
173
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