We spent a week here when staying in Wanaka and it was quite nice. My partner and I had a studio apartment which was very spacious and included kitchenette facilities and a king size bed. The bathroom was also quite nice and the rooms were very quiet both during the day and at night. The on-site restaurant facilities were average to good although I'm under the impression that they are undergoing some renovations.
The downsides would be the lack of wifi - to connect was outrageously expensive and could only be used by one device at a time. I understand that the Wifi in the area isn't the best but why I can access free wifi in Bali but not New Zealand is beyond my comprehension. There was also a need for more parking as if you came back later at night it was almost impossible to find a park.
Our room didn't have a view but some of the 2 bedroom apartments did and those views were quite impressive. There was a pool for kids and a gym for those that way inclined. All the staff at reception were very friendly and willing to help with any queries that we had. Breakfast was decent but IMO slightly overpriced.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ramada Resort Wanaka is nestled on a quiet street just a short stroll from Lake Wanaka and the heart of the village. Recently refurbished rooms ensure you will be comfortable, offering a range of room types ideal for both relaxation and entertaining family and friends. The resort boasts superb facilities including a heated pool with water slide (seasonal), hot tub, sauna and barbecue area, as well as a café & bar. Lake Wanaka, located in the heart of the Southern Alps, is the ideal base for your holiday adventure. It offers something for everyone all year round including an abundance of activities and attractions, as well as breathtaking mountains, glaciers, rivers & lakes. The village offers a relaxed lifestyle - the perfect place to unwind or seek adventure. About an hour's drive from Queenstown, Wanaka is near a number of excellent ski areas such as Treble Cone and Cardrona. Extreme sports lovers have the opportunity to go canyoning, eco-rafting, kayaking, mountaineering, rock climbing and so much more. Warmer weather provides a myriad of activities including golf courses, hiking, walking, vineyards and water sports on Lake Wanaka. The area is a natural paradise close to awe-inspiring wonders including Mount Aspiring National Park, Rob Roy Glacier and the Clutha River. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Wyndham Vacation Resorts Wanaka Hotel Wanaka
- Flag Hotel Wanaka