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Matakauri Lodge

Matakauri Lodge is an alpine lakeside retreat nestled in one of the world's most serenely beautiful landscapes.
Matakauri Lodge, Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
Rates from $626

Matakauri Lodge Details 


Matakauri Lodge is an alpine lakeside retreat nestled in one of the world's most serenely beautiful landscapes. Spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu and only seven minutes from Queenstown.
The Main Lodge offers accommodation in twelve luxurious guest rooms and suites, with eight outlying cottages and four suites within the lodge. Each suite offers a private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobes and a bathroom. All nestled in native forest overlooking the lake and the mountain panorama.
Offering guests spacious lounges, dining and living areas, all with lake views and a range of indoor and outdoor dining options; including superb private dining. Facilities include a full service luxury spa, infinity pool, a fully equipped fitness centre and an elegant meeting and business centre.
The Owner's Cottage features four suites in a freestanding residence, private jacuzzi, lounge, kitchen and grand courtyard; ideal for families, couples or friends traveling together and special celebrations.
The Lodge and adjoining suites, originally constructed in 2000 with a contemporary New Zealand design, reopened in August 2010 after undergoing extensive refurbishment by acclaimed New Zealand Interior Designer, Virginia Fisher.
As befits the sheer magnificence of this landscape, the lodge experience that awaits you here is exceptional. Our guests will enjoy world-class dining experiences, luxurious accommodation, exemplary service and every modern amenity one could wish for. Divine cuisine from award-winning chefs and an exceptional wine selection set a world-class table at Matakauri Lodge, all served before a stunning panorama of alpine lake and rugged mountain peaks.
The main lodge presents stylish and spacious lounge, dining and living areas to relax in, all with enchanting views of Lake Wakatipu. A luxury spa facility, infinity swimming pool and sauna with a modern fitness centre are also on-site for our guests to enjoy.
Matakauri Lodge has a range of facilities designed to help you relax and enjoy your stay.
The Main Lodge offers numerous welcoming and comfortable spaces in which to relax; with stylish lounges featuring roaring open fires, our Remarkables Patio, Library and courtyard all offering comfortable spaces in which to relax.
As a Relais & Chateaux property, Matakauri Lodge offers a unique dining experience in a luxurious setting. Head Chef Jonathan Rogers modern New Zealand cuisine is focused on showcasing local seasonal produce with clean, fresh flavors in an A La Carte menu that changes daily.
At the end of another superb day exploring this world-renowned region, come home to your Matakauri Lodge accommodation; one of twelve luxurious suites.
Four suites are classically located within the main lodge, with the remaining suites nestled in a native forest overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the mountain panorama and were styled by acclaimed interior designer Virginia Fisher.
LODGE ROOM Located on the upper level of the main lodge, our lodge room offers an interconnecting option with a Deluxe Suite. 1 room - 36 sq m / 269 sq ft.
SUITES 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. 2 outlying - 72.8 sq m / 783.6 sq ft. 2 within the main lodge - sq m/sq ft on application as individual suite sizes vary.
DELUXE SUITE Our largest suites have commanding views of Lake Wakatipu and the glorious snow-capped mountains. The Main Lodge Suite offers the convenience of proximity to lodge facilities.


Matakauri Lodge has 16 bedrooms and 16 bathrooms featuring pure luxury throughout.


The Spa located on the edge of a beautiful pine forest, with uninterrupted views to Lake Wakatipu and Cecil Peak
Fitness Centre and sauna
Luxurious outdoor infinity pool and jacuzzi
A private porch
Well - appointed bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace
Generous walk-in wardrobes
All rooms feature high-speed wireless internet
Fully-stocked mini-bar
Flat screen LCD TV, DVD player, CD player with iPod connection and security safe
Air conditioning
Luxurious spa facility
Fitness centre
Outdoor infinity swimming pool
Walking trails

Checking In & Out

Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 11am


Double: 855 NZD
Single: 1,410 NZD

Deluxe Suite
Double: 990 NZD
Single: 1,680 NZD

Lodge Room
Double: 665 NZD
Single: 1,030 NZD

Owners Cottage
4 Pax: 10,500 NZD
8 Pax: 14,500 NZD
Checking In & Out
$626 / per night



The area offers some fantastic food options sourcing the region’s best produce and catering to a range of budgets, see some of the best below:
Taco Medic
Pedro's House Of Lamb - Queenstown
Caribe Latin Kitchen
Make sure you book in advance if you plan to eat at any of the above restaurants as they are very popular and easily fill for the weekend.
We also offer a concierge service on this property if you would like us to arrange any bookings.


Getting There and Distances

Matakauri Lodge is 923 kms from Wellington
Matakauri Lodge is approx 9 kms from Queenstown Airport

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