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Matakauri Lodge

569 Glenorchy Road, Queenstown, 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.

Amenity highlights:

Guests can bask peacefully in Matakauri’s lakeside location and enjoy various on-site activities. An outdoor heated infinity pool, stylish lounges and common areas, meeting space, a luxury spa facility, Pilates, personal training and yoga by appointment make this resort a great destination for any traveler.

What to expect:

With 11 private suites and panoramic views of the mountain ranges and the lake, this boutique hotel offers modern amenities along with beautiful surroundings. While enjoying the scenery, guests have several choices of activities, from indulging in luxurious spa treatments to dining on modern European cuisine, all while being within arms reach of exciting Queenstown.


569 Glenorchy Road, Queenstown, 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
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - complimentary
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Internet access - TV
  • Minibar
  • Patio
  • Separate sitting area
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wake-up calls


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.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Fitness equipment
  • Massage - treatment room(s)


Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply. Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges. Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guaranteed, and may incur additional charges.


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.


Matakauri Lodge has a gym with complete exercise equipment, Pilates, personal training and yoga by appointment as well as an outdoor heated infinity pool and spa tub overlooking the lake and mountains.
  • Aerobics
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Jet skiing
  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Rafting
  • Running track/path
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Skydiving
  • Swimming
  • Yoga classes/instruction