A scenic 45-minute drive from Queenstown, this splendid sanctuary stands along the shores of Lake Wakatipu with a majestic backdrop of snowcapped peaks. Handsome lakeside rooms, 700-square-foot Chalets, a four-bedroom villa and a self-contained four-bedroom residence make up the 12 lodgings, the suites having huge terraces with lake and mountain vistas. The stone-and-timber main lodge, comprising a wood-paneled bar-lounge, is dominated by an atmospheric Great Room with beamed ceilings, massive rock fireplaces and towering picture windows. Other venues available for excellent meals range from a formal dining room and wine cellar to a sunset-facing terrace. The property also encompasses a gym, an outdoor lap pool, a Jacuzzi and a spa suite. The opportunities for fishing here are virtually limitless. Mountain biking, parachuting, kayaking and heli-skiing can also be arranged. Children under the age of 10 are not permitted in the main lodge or Chalets.
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Lowest Rate: Lodge Room for two, $1,300; Editor’s Choice: Chalet Suite for two, $1,980 (breakfast, dinner and most activities included).
Daily full breakfast served at the restaurant; Nightly dinner and pre-dinner cocktails; Use of sports equipment and facilities; Wi-Fi
In order to offer you the highest level of service, online booking is currently not available. Please call Andrew Harper Travel at (800) 375-4685, or contact the hotel directly, for reservations.
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