Experience World-class Service at Matakauri Lodge

Located on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers luxury suites and villas, each with a private terrace featuring unspoiled mountain and lake views. Accommodations includes pre-dinner drinks with hors d'oeuvres, gourmet dinner, full breakfast and complimentary in-room mini-bar including domestic beers (excluding liquor and wines). Only a 7-minute drive from the center of Queenstown, and a 15-minute drive from Queenstown International Airport, the lodge is a wonderful base from which to explore the many experiences and activities for which the town is famed. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is included. Facilities include a luxury day spa, outdoor heated infinity swimming pool with spa pool, and a fully equipped fitness center. The lodge’s stylish shared lounge and dining spaces feature open fireplaces. Every suite has its own private patio, sitting area with fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom with large bathtub. Air conditioning, LCD TV, DVD player, iPod dock and an in-room safe are provided.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Matakauri Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 29, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free Parking Available On Site


Fitness center




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Room Type
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • M
    We liked everything Matakauri had to offer. The staff were more like friends and treated us like family. Sitting in the lounge in front of the fireplace enjoying the view of the mountains was absolutely stunning. AND the food was fabulous!!
  • Lara
    The position of the propery is great, only about 10 mins out of town and right on the lake, the views were outstanding! The rooms are spacious and well thought out to capture the view from all angles, very private, a lovely bath with a view of the...
  • Sumati
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Fantastic and super friendly staff, including Victoria and Sophia from HB. Locsl staff also great Lovely atmosphere
  • Carol
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    I loved the rooms: they were nice and clean, very tidy and cozy; the fireplace was very nice as well and the bed was very comfortable. I loved the direct view of the mountains and the peacefulness.
  • H
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    I loved the egg white omelette with pine nuts and spinach

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Do you have in room dining ?

    We offer room service for all meals at Matakauri Lodge
    Answered on 6 May 2020
  • Hi, is the price $17,000 for 3 nights? Or is that a typo?

    Good Morning, we have a range of room types and our rates are seasonal. Please let us know when you would like to visit and we can provide availability for you.
    Answered on 5 April 2022
  • Could you tell me about your babysitting options. We have one a 15 month old boy. Many thanks, Janine

    Dear Janine, we are happy to arrange babysitting during your stay. The cost is NZ$35.00 per hour for 1 child, with a booking fee of NZ$20.00. Please kindly be advised that conditions apply and these tariffs are subject to change.
    Answered on 24 October 2019
  • Is airport transfer included?

    Airport transfers are not included however we can assist in booking transfers with our preferred partner. Regards, James
    Answered on 3 August 2022
  • Does Full board mean that all 3 meals are included

    We are delighted to confirm Full Board does mean three meals - lunch, gourmet dinner and full breakfast are included per night stayed.
    Answered on 30 May 2022

Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

Resort Facilities at Matakauri Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Alarm clock
  • Mountain view
  • Lake view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Ski storage
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
Living Area
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Personal trainer
  • Yoga classes
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Matakauri Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM


From 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Crib upon request
6 - 17 years
Extra bed upon request
NZD 856.75 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa JCB American Express Cash Matakauri Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

All guests must sign the property’s Terms of Stay.

A 2.6% convenience fee applies to payments made by credit card. If you would like to prepay your accommodations by bank transfer in advance of your arrival we can accommodate this.

FAQs about Matakauri Lodge

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Matakauri Lodge on this page.

  • Matakauri Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Swimming pool
    • Yoga classes
    • Personal trainer
    • Bike tours
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa/Wellness packages

  • The prices at Matakauri Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Matakauri Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Room options at Matakauri Lodge include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Apartment

  • Matakauri Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at Matakauri Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Matakauri Lodge is 3.7 miles from the center of Queenstown. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.