Spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers stunning views from every angle of the Remarkable, Cecil, and Walter Peak mountain ranges. Just seven minutes drive from Queenstown, Matakauri Lodge is an alpine lakeside retreat nestled in one of the world’s most serenely beautiful landscapes. The Lodge and adjoining suites, originally constructed in 2000 with a contemporary New Zealand design, reopened in August 2010 after extensive refurbishment and new interior design by acclaimed New Zealand Interior Designer, Virginia Fisher.
At the end of another superb day exploring this world-renowned region, come home to your Matakauri Lodge accommodation, one of eleven luxurious suites. Select from eight outlying suites, two lodge suites, and one lodge room. Every suite offers its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe, and bathroom with twin vanities and oversized bathtub. The suites are nestled in a native forest overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the mountain panorama. Each suite features high-speed wireless Internet, fully-stocked mini-bar, room-controlled air conditioning, flat-screen LCD TV, DVD player, CD player with iPod connection, and security safe.
At Matakauri Lodge, they are pride in showcasing the finest local wines and produce in a luxurious setting. The Executive Chef Dale Gartland oversees the modern European cuisine, which showcases local seasonal produce with clean, fresh flavors. After a long day of adventuring, enjoy the daily changing Lodge menu. As always, the team is fully committed to making the most of your stay with us, so feel free to take advantage of the stunning options for private dining, or take the chefs the product of your day’s fishing and let the team turn your hard-won catch into a gourmet experience. Choose from a variety of dining spaces. Private dining can be arranged on request.
Matakauri Lodge has a range of facilities designed to help you relax and enjoy your stay. The boutique New Zealand lodge's common areas offer numerous welcoming and comfortable spaces in which to relax, including stylish lounges featuring roaring open fires, their Remarkables Patio, Library, and courtyard, all offering comfortable spaces to relax in.
Matakauri Lodge has a Luxury Spa facility, nestled in the pines adjacent to the guest suites. With two stunning treatment rooms, the view takes you across Lake Wakatipu to the beautiful Remarkables Mountain Range and Cecil Peak. Enjoy these views during a selection of glorious signature treatments or choose from various other Spa treatments such as body wraps, massage, facials, manicures, and pedicures. The Gym consists of a complete spectrum of exercise equipment and free weights. Yoga, Pilates, and Personal Training are available by appointment.
The luxurious outdoor heated infinity pool is situated at the Spa/Gym complex. Relax by the pool or in the Jacuzzi with spectacular views of the lake and mountainside.