Matakauri Lodge

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor spa tub
Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (Owners) | Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio

Overview of Matakauri Lodge

Matakauri Lodge

5.0 star property
Beach lodge in Closeburn with spa, outdoor pool

10.0/10 Exceptional

6 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
Map
569 Glenorchy Road, Lake Wakatipu, Closeburn, 9197
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Room service
  • Business centre
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
Feel at home
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Television
  • Garden

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About this area

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 17 min drive

About this property

Matakauri Lodge

5-star luxury lodge by the lake
Free full breakfast, a free daily manager's reception and a terrace are just a few of the amenities provided at Matakauri Lodge. Indulge in a facial, a manicure/pedicure and a body treatment at Matakauri Spa, the on-site spa. The on-site local cuisine restaurant features brunch and light fare. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a garden and a library.
Other perks at this lodge include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self-parking and valet parking
  • Tour/ticket information, smoke-free property and concierge services
  • A porter/bellboy, a front desk safe and free newspapers
Room features
All 16 rooms offer comforts, such as fireplaces and premium bedding, in addition to thoughtful touches, such as heated floors and Laptop workspace.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Egyptian cotton sheets, down duvets and free cots/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and deep-soaking baths
  • LCD TVs with cable channels and DVD players
  • Balconies or patios, wardrobes/cupboards and heated floors

Languages

English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 16 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 9 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

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

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7 AM–9:30 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Beach access
  • Skiing nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Conference space

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • 4 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • French

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Day bed

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Fireplace
  • Heated floors

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the lodge's full-service spa, Matakauri Spa. Services include facials, body treatments and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

Dining

On-site venue – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Awards and affiliations

Matakauri Lodge is listed in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveller Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.6 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

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

Periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Policies

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

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Matakauri Closeburn
Matakauri Lodge Closeburn
Matakauri Lodge Lodge
Matakauri Lodge Closeburn
Matakauri Lodge Lodge Closeburn

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Matakauri Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Matakauri Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Matakauri Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Matakauri Lodge?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Matakauri Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at Matakauri Lodge?
No, this lodge doesn't have a casino, but SKYCITY Wharf Casino (8-min drive) and Skycity Queenstown Casino (9-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Matakauri Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with nearby winter activities such as skiing. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the hot tub. Matakauri Lodge also has an outdoor pool and a sauna, as well as a fitness centre and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Matakauri Lodge?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that offers local cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Finz Seafood and Grill (4.3 mi), Farelli's Trattoria (4.3 mi) and Public Kitchen & Bar (4.3 mi).
Does Matakauri Lodge have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep-soaking bath.
Does Matakauri Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Matakauri Lodge like?
Matakauri Lodge is located a short 1-minute walk from Lake Wakatipu.

Overall score and ratings

10.0

Exceptional

10.0/10

Cleanliness

10.0/10

Staff & service

8.0/10

Amenities

9.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

We had a great stay. The staff overall can use some more training and development into their roles. Extremely friendly and nice staff overall.
kashif, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

March 2019 stay at Matakuri Lodge
Beautiful hotel, spectacular setting, excellent service. Highly recommended!
Adam, 1-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A wonderful end to a week in Queenstown
Great experience. All aspects of the Lodge were perfect.
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Best we have experienced
The greeting by the manager was just the beginning of a great experience. The team treated us like royalty all weekend
Verified HotelClub guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Facilities: Top of the line; Service: Flawless; Cleanliness: Immaculate; The staff are so very attentive
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

本当に素敵なホテルでした。温かみがあって上品で、従業員はみなさんとっても親切でした。ロストバゲージで身の回りのものが色々と足りない中、ブラシやヘアアイロン等、色々なものを貸してくださいました。食事もおいしかったです。また温かい季節に訪れたいと思いました。
MY, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review