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Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa

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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds
55-inch Smart TV with satellite channels, TV, fireplace
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds
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Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa

5.0 star property
Gibbston ski lodge with winery and ski shuttle

9.6/10 Exceptional

24 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
The price is $353
Price available on 12/7/2022
1820 State Highway 6, Gibbston, Otago, 9371

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About this area

Getting around

  • Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) - 15 min drive
  • Wanaka (WKA) - 53 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)


  • Liquid Courage - 15 min walk
  • Café 88 - 15 min walk
  • Waitiri Creek Wines - 4 min drive
  • Amisfield Winery & Bistro - 8 min drive
  • Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan - 11 min drive

About this property

Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa

Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa features a ski shuttle and puts you near winter activities like snowboarding and cross-country skiing. Guests can grab a bite to eat at one of the 2 restaurants, then indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, or facials. Other highlights at this luxurious lodge include 2 bars/lounges, a winery, and a 24-hour fitness center. Skiers will appreciate access to ski storage.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 24 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*


  • Ski shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Caters to adults only

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Private dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Water dispenser

What to do

  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Cave exploring
  • Private winery tours
  • Shopping
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference space (700 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Ski storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Communal living room
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Designer stores on site
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Vineyard
  • Winery on site
  • Wine tasting room


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge


  • English


  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski storage
  • Ski lifts nearby
  • Ski runs nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 55-inch Smart TV
  • Premium satellite channels
  • First-run movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

What to enjoy

  • Patio
  • Yard
  • Fireplace
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.


Lodge and Spa Restaurant - Onsite restaurant.
Winery Restaurant - Onsite restaurant. Open daily.
Lodge and Spa Bar - Onsite Champagne bar. Open daily.
Winery Cellar Door - Onsite wine bar. Open daily.
Cheesery - Onsite delicatessen. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: NZD 825 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 37 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 150 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Ski shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM can be arranged for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Parties and events are allowed on site.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Gibbston Valley Lodge Spa
Gibbston Valley & Spa Gibbston
Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa Lodge
Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa Gibbston
Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa Lodge Gibbston

Frequently asked questions

Does Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa?
As of Nov 26, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa on Dec 7, 2022 start from $353, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NZD 150 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as hiking. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours and spelunking. Enjoy amenities like 2 bars, a winery, and a 24-hour fitness center. Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa also has spa services and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Gibbston Tavern (2.3 mi), Waitiri Creek Wines (3.3 mi), and Amisfield Winery & Bistro (6.6 mi).
Does Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio and a yard.
What's the area around Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa like?
Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa is located a short 14-minute walk from Kawarau Suspension Bridge.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Martin, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We loved our stay at this property. My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights to just relax and decompress. The Lodge and The Winery Restaurant is a must! I highly recommend for wine lovers. We bought three bottles for when we return home. Definitely returning again!
Kent, 2-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

Beautiful place to stay, quiet, comfy bed. The villa was great, had everything we needed for one night.
Sandra, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Loved our stay at Gibbston Valley. Friendly staff, fine wine, good food and amazing villas. What more could you ask for? Highly recommended.
Heshanth, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic staff. Awesome outlook. Faultless and value for money gourmet food. Definitely return. Highly recommended
Maureen, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

South Island Break
We loved every moment of staying at the Lodge. We would highly recommend a break here.
Roger, 4-night trip
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4/10 Fair

great place...nearly excellent
This is great place to stay ...just a shame the check in was so offer to take bags to the rooms no welcome drinks ardor nibbles...not even free water in the room
mark, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Really enjoyed our stay, modern , thought through chalets design, will definitely be back
2-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

We loved the hospitality and the property itself. It’s beautiful and has amazing recreational activities. The only thing that let them down a little was the in-house restaurant which didn’t have much options and the food was average compared to the pricing
3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Outdoor hot tub under starry night
The villa is very nicely decorated. At first we were a bit concerned with the road noise but the room was quiet. Each villa is secluded and felt very private. I enjoyed the outdoor hot tub under a sky full of stars, really magical.
2-night trip
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