Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown
|569 Glenorchy Road, 9348, Queenstown, Otago, NEW ZEALAND.|
Description: Matakauri LodgeNestled in one of the world's most serenely beautiful landscapes, Matakauri Lodge is spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu, less than ten minutes from Queenstown. Set in a purpose built lodge, this fabulous property offers luxurious boutique-style accommodation, fine cuisine, and top-class bespoke service in a matchless lakefront setting.
Perfectly placed for enjoying all the attractions of Queenstown and central Otago, Matakauri Lodge is within easy reach of all the adventure sports and outdoor activities, several ski areas, or the more leisurely fine wine and arts scene of the area. Guests can also enjoy hiking and mountain biking, golf, fly fishing and an excellent range of family orientated activities. On-site, the Lodge boasts an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, and a fully featured Spa and Wellness centre, with a sauna, sun-deck and a wide range of treatments and massages.
As befits a Relais & Châteaux property, Matakauri Lodge offers unique dining experiences in a luxurious setting. Menus feature modern New Zealand cuisine focused on showcasing local seasonal produce with clean, fresh flavours in an à la carte menu that changes daily. Dining venues include The Library, the Dining Room, the Remarkables Patio, the Courtyard and the Lounge.
Type of rooms: Matakauri LodgeLodge Room:
Located on the upper level of the main lodge, our lodge room offers an interconnecting option with a Deluxe Suite. This suites features a fireplace, private balcony, en-suite bathroom with oversized tub, twin vanities, separate shower and WC stall, view of Lake Wakatipu and the mountain panorama, high speed wireless Internet access, Interconnecting option with Deluxe Suite. One room. One king-size bed. No extra beds available. Suite size 36 sq m.
Superbly situated along the lakefront and just a short walk from the main lodge, these spacious suites offer their own private balconies overlooking Lake Wakatipu. These larger suites feature a sitting area and fireplace, wired and wireless Internet access, comprehensive mini-bar, LCD TV, DVD-CD player, iPod connection and security safe, en-suite bathroom with an oversized bathtub, twin vanities, and a separate shower cubicle. Two outlying rooms, two within the main lodge. One king-size bed, one extra bed available on request and at a charge. Suite size approximately 73 sq m.
The largest suites at Matakauri Lodge have commanding views of Lake Wakatipu and the glorious snow-capped mountains. The Main Lodge Suite offers the convenience of proximity to lodge facilities. These suites feature a balcony, a sitting area and a fireplace, wired and wireless Internet access, a comprehensive mini-bar, and an LCD TV, DVD-CD player, iPod connection and security safe. The en-suite bathroom comes with an oversized bathtub, twin vanities, and a separate shower cubicle. Six outlying suites and one suite in the main lodge. One king-size bed, one extra bed available on request and at a charge. Suite size approximately 76 sq m.
Matakauri Owner's Cottage:
The Matakauri Owner's Cottage has been especially designed for families and groups of friends traveling together, offering accommodation for up to eight guests. The Owner's Cottage is superbly positioned to offer uninterrupted lake and mountain views and boasts a spacious main lounge, a study, a kitchen and a dining room. It is the perfect place to relax after an adventurous day out experiencing all that the Queenstown region has to offer, with the addition of an outdoor courtyard area with barbecue and cooking facilities for a chef if private in-house dining is preferred. The Matakauri Owner's Cottage features: four generous bedrooms with walk-in-wardrobes; open fireplaces; large bathrooms with stunning views from the bathtubs; private balconies overlooking the magnificent Lake Wakatipu and a spectacularly located private hot tub on the main balcony. The Owner's Cottage is available to rent as a two-bedroom or a four-bedroom cottage. Cottage size 465 sq m.
Number of rooms: 16
Official category: 5 stars.
Period of closure: Annual closing June.
Languages spoken: English, French.Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, eftpos.
Restaurant closed: Breakfast is served from 07:00am. to 10:30am.
Lunch is served from 12 noon to 03:00pm.
Dinner, from 06:00pm. to 09:00pm.
GPS Coordinates: 45° 3' 34.48'' S 168° 35' 16.39'' E
Nearest airport: Queenstown Airport - 15,5 km.