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Overview of Matakauri Lodge

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5.0/5 Exceptional
6 reviews
Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking

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Explore the area

Popular LocationLake Wakatipu1 min walk
Popular LocationBob's Peak14 min drive
Popular LocationSkyline Queenstown18 min drive
AirportQueenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)23 min drive

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  • Deluxe Suite

    Room amenities

    • 818 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room (Lodge)

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Partial lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (Owners)

    Room amenities

    • 5000 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 8
    • 4 King Beds
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  • Suite

    Room amenities

    • 783 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Closeburn

Located in Closeburn, Matakauri Lodge is on a lake. Toi o Tahuna and Queenstown Arts Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Church of St Peters and Williams Cottage. Skyline Gondola and Kiwi and Birdlife Park are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lake Wakatipu - 1 min walk
  • Steamer Wharf - 7 min drive
  • TSS Earnslaw Steamship - 11 min drive
  • Bob's Peak - 14 min drive
  • Skyline Queenstown - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 23 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering local cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare daily. Kids' menu available.

About this property

Matakauri Lodge

5-star beach lodge with a full-service spa
Guests of this beach lodge will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a spa tub and a fitness centre. All 16 rooms boast fireplaces and deep soaking bathtubs, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LCD TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find heated floors, balconies or patios and iPod docking stations.
Matakauri Lodge offers 16 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with fireplaces and iPod docking stations. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with cable channels and DVD players. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include MP3 docking stations and complimentary bottles of water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.
An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.
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.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free valet parking

Food and drink

Free full breakfast available daily 7 AM–9:30 AM
1 restaurant
1 bar
Free daily reception
Room service available

Things to do

Fitness centre
Full-service spa
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Hot tub

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
DVD player
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool

Conveniences

Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Library

Guest services

Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Porter
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service

Languages spoken

English
French

Business services

Business centre
Conference space

Outdoors

Garden
Terrace

Spa

Body treatments
Facials
Manicures and pedicures
Massages
Sauna
Spa open daily
Hot tub

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Handrails in hallways
Handrails in stairwells
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
Well-lit path to entrance
Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Feather duvet
Down comforter
Egyptian cotton sheets
Free cots/infant beds
Linens
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Deep-soaking bathtub
Designer toiletries
Hairdryer
Separate bathtub and shower
Towels

Entertainment

TV channels
DVD player
iPod dock
LCD TV
MP3 dock

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Free bottled water
Minibar

Outdoor space

Balcony or patio

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Connecting rooms available
Desk
Electrical adapters/chargers
Fireplace
Heated floors
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone
Safe
Slippers
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 9 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 9 PM
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
Guests must contact the property for check-in information

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

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

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official classification for accommodation in New Zealand. This Lodge property has been awarded the Qualmark® Luxury Lodge classification, which is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this lodge pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this lodge?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Matakauri Lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Matakauri Lodge?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Offering direct access to the beach, this Closeburn lodge is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Wakatipu and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Crown Range. TSS Earnslaw Steamship and Moke Lake are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Guest reviews

5.0
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
6
4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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2 - Mediocre
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1 - Poor
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5.0
Cleanliness
5.0
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
4.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

March 2019 stay at Matakuri Lodge

Beautiful hotel, spectacular setting, excellent service. Highly recommended!

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

A wonderful end to a week in Queenstown

Great experience. All aspects of the Lodge were perfect.

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

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

5/5 Excellent

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

Pros: Absolutely beautiful location

Cons: Can't think of any faults

Location: Inspiring