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Alpine View Lodge

23 Studholme Road Rd 2, Wanaka 9382 New Zealand
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Alpine View Lodge is set in 4 scenic acres on the edge of Wanaka - close enough to walk to the lake and town, but far enough away to enjoy peace, tranquility and relaxation. Our guests describe us as one of the best accommodations they stayed in during their holiday, with many guests booking for one night but then staying for three or four. King, queen, singles and twin all with en-suite bathrooms, we also can accommodate families being able to sleep up to 12 people. We offer complimentary continental breakfasts with our studio rooms, free Wi-fi and also a constantly heated spa pool all in a garden setting with stunning mountain views. With beautifully landscaped gardens, Alpine View Lodge is also a stunning venue for small weddings.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Free internet
Public wifi
Breakfast available
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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There hasn’t been much recent reviews for this place so I’d just provide a bit of recent insight for anyone looking for reviews after change of ownership. I can see from older reviews that the previous owners were probably very charming and friendly and cooked good breakfast. When we visited in August we found out that there have been new owners since end of 2018. There are a few notable differences eg there is no breakfast for the time being (though it was stated clearly on the booking information page), and I think probably the new owners have a less outgoing personality and the fact that they are not local kiwis and while they are helpful and responsive, may not feel like they are in a position to offer as much advice and tips. However the rooms (at least the self contained unit we stayed at) seem just as well maintained and inherited all the great features and appliances, including a fully functional kitchen, washer/dryers, heaters / air conditioners in every room, and even board games. There were some minor hiccups during our stay of 9 nights but the owners were communicative and responsive. Our kids also enjoyed feeding the sheep (the owners gave them some sheep feed). There was some unfortunate hiccups with their booking portal, charging some customers prematurely / double charging, but the owners were quick to rectify the issues and made also made additional refunds to ensure that no customer were shortchanged due to forex / bank transaction costs. Location is about 5 minutes drive from Wanaka town centre so it is good if you have a car. The upside is that it is very quiet and peaceful. At the time when we made the booking, there was a 10% discount for longer term stay (I think it was for more than 5 nights stay) making it great value for our family of 4 to stay at the self contained unit compared to options within walking distance of town centre. Overall I recommend this place if the prices are right and if you have a car. My only issue is that the additional charges of 3% for using a visa card for payment was not stated on the website / in booking information page. Although I understand that it is not an uncommon practice for small businesses in New Zealand to pass own credit card processing fees to customers, it should be stated transparently and clearly including the amount for each type of card (visa / master / amex) to enable customers to make a better informed decision.
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My husband and I were so excited to visit Wanaka on our honeymoon, and while this B&B is beautiful and located within a 5 minute drive to downtown Wanaka, we would not recommend visiting in the off season when the owners are not there. The cottages themselves are very nice, but the heat wasn't turned on when we arrived, our coffee was not refilled after we used it the first morning, and the breakfasts are not worth it. It is also a drive into town, which was expected, but next time we would likely stay closer within walking distance.
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We spent two fabolous days by Michele and Craig over New Year 2016/7 (just realized that our review form 2017 was not posted - apologies Michele and Craig). You cannot find a better place and more friendly hosts. If Wanaka was a bit closer to Denmark we would drop by every year :-)
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Stayed here for two nights with my partner. Craig and Melissa were lovely to deal with and they went above and beyond our expectations. You will enjoy your stay here. If I am in Wanaka again I know where I will be staying!
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We stayed 3 nights at Alpine View Lodge.Room was very clean,warm and spacious with its own outdoor area.Great views.Michelle and Craig were wonderful hosts and made us feel very welcome.Highly recommend staying there.
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$150 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionWanaka
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alpine View Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Alpine View Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Lake Wanaka (1.3 miles), Roys Peak Track (4.2 miles), and Paradiso Cinema (1.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Alpine View Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Alpine View Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Alpine View Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Alpine View Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alpine View Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kika, Bistro Gentil, and Big Fig.
Does Alpine View Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.