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Matakauri Lodge

569 Glenorchy Road, Lake Wakatipu, Closeburn, New Zealand


Matakauri Lodge


Insider Tip

With only seven minutes between the impressive Matakauri views and the exciting atmosphere of Queenstown, guests can enjoy both worlds. Queenstown is known as the birthplace of bungee jumping and also offers skydiving and jet boating. The peaceful ambience of the lodge is a welcome counterpart to the thrilling energy of Queenstown’s adrenaline-packed activities.

Hotel Overview

Mountain views in South Island
Matakauri Lodge is found right on the banks of Lake Wakatipu and only minutes from nearby Queenstown, providing guests with dazzling views of Remarkable, Cecil and Walter Peak mountain ranges.
Full service luxury spa
The lodge boasts spectacular accommodations, renovated in August 2010 by acclaimed New Zealand interior designer, Virginia Fisher. The resort also has a full service spa, fitness center and swimming pool.
High speed internet
11 deluxe suites offer guests a private porch, fireplace and walk-in closet. Suites have complimentary high speed wireless Internet, minibar, air conditioning, flat screen LCD TV, DVD/CD player and security safe.

Property Location
When you stay at Matakauri Lodge in Closeburn, you'll be on a lake, within a 15-minute drive of Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. This 5-star lodge is 5.4 mi (8.6 km) from Queenstown Gardens and 8 mi (12.9 km) from Shotover Jet.

Make yourself at home in one of the 16 air-conditioned rooms featuring fireplaces and LCD televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Cable programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Additional features at this lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Satisfy your appetite for lunch, dinner, or brunch at the lodge's restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 930 AM.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Free valet parking is available onsite.


569 Glenorchy Road, Lake Wakatipu, Closeburn, New Zealand


ZQN - Frankton



The lodge room is located on the upper level of the main lodge and offers an interconnecting option with a deluxe suite. The two suites have a prime location along the lakefront and close to the main lodge, with their own private balconies overlooking Lake Wakatipu. There are eight deluxe suites including six outlying suites and two within the main lodge. These are the largest of the lodge and have impressive views of the lake and the mountains. The two suites in the main lodge are close to lodge facilities. Each suite has its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area, bathroom, walk-in wardrobe and open fireplace.


  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Fireplace
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • DVD player
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • LCD TV
  • MP3 docking station
  • iPod docking station
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Balcony or patio
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Day bed
  • Electric kettle
  • Number of bathrooms -


Property Amenities

Located on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge provides guests with stunning scenery and city proximity. Consisting of spacious lounges, dining and living areas, the lodge features modern designs with rustic appeal.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Conference space
  • Spa tub
  • Library
  • Free breakfast
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Free reception
  • Free valet parking
  • Luggage storage

Number of floors: 2

Number of suites: 10

Number of rooms: 1


Matakauri Lodge’s European-inspired cuisine is prepared with a focus on local, seasonal produce with menu options changing daily. For even more personalized options, guests can request the chef to prepare their catch from the day’s fishing or partake in private dining options. Room service is also available upon request.


An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.
  • Aerobics
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Jet skiing
  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Rafting
  • Running track/path
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Skydiving
  • Swimming
  • Yoga classes/instruction