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Carmel, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This is a lodge about 45 minutes north of Queenstown and right on the large lake. The views of the surrounding mountains are spectacular. The property has about 8 rooms in the main lodge and a few suites in separate buildings. The main lodge is quite impressive , being built of the finest wood ( much of it being reclaimed...

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Orange NSW AUSTRALIA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary...it was incredible from the moment we arrived. We were lucky to be upgraded to a chalet which was stunning with gorgeous views of Lake Wakatipu. The main lodge is so welcoming, warm and friendly. The staff take care of your every need without having to...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent three nights at Blanket Bay recently and were in complete awe of the location, staff, food and activities at this resort. About a1 hour drive from Queenstown Airport; We were treated to an incredible ride along Lake Wakatipu and the snow capped peaked mountains. Truly flawless service levels as every facet of our visit was...

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Thank spaqueen12
Gold Coast
Reviewed 23 October 2016

What a celebration going to Blanket Bay for my 70th. From the moment we drove up the staff knew our names and made us welcome. A birthday card and a bottle of wine in the room a pleasant surprise. The view from the balcony breathtaking. Happy hour with interesting canapés, yummy. The dinner was never ending small serves to wet...

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Christchurch
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We recently had a five night stay at Blanket Bay for our honeymoon. It is so gorgeous and everything from the lovely welcome, champagne and flowers in the room, views, massage, spa, to the evening canapes in the bar or games room were all so special. The food is delicious with the evening meal changing daily and a choice of...

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Thank Tournz
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is the 4th time that we have stayed at this lodge and until this experience it has been a totally stunning. Our stay has always been for a week. Regrettably the past 12 months has seen a completely new management team in place which has impacted service levels and the desire to truly look after the customer. A number...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed at Blanket Bay for 5 nights in September 2016 for our honeymoon and were not disappointed. The premises itself is of fantastic quality and architecturally impressive, with spectacular views that are amazing. From the moment we checked in we were made to feel extremely important, as was every guest staying at the property. Every staff member came and...

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1Thank Simon L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Blanket Bay has everything you could want in a lodge. Beautiful views,comfortable common areas with open fires to relax in, and friendly, efficient staff to cater for every need. The food was all first class and our suite roomy, comfortable and clean. The only downside was having to leave.

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1Thank Trevor W
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2016

From the moment we arrived until departure, we were absolutely pampered. Our suite was luxurious. A huge bedroom with every amenity including a fake fire for atmosphere although it did get a little chilly at night. A massive walk in bathroom with dual basins and separate show complete with amazing toiletries and a large balcony with great views of Lake...

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Really love this place! Everything is so amazing and romantic! And you can land in your hotel if you go skydiving. The Glenorchy airport is just next to hotel! The experience was so amazing!!! And their service was so excellent and friendly !!! We definitely will come back

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This stunning backcountry retreat sits on the lakeshore 45 minutes outside Queenstown in the Southern Alps New Zealand. Lofty beamed ceilings, rock fireplaces and vast picture windows frame the heroic stone and timber lodge housing the Great Room, Den, Game Room, Gym, spa and several indoor/outdoor dining venues.Thirteen rooms offer every conceivable amenity. Activities include an outdoor lap pool, bush walks, fly-fishing, jet boating, horse riding and scenic heli-flights ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blanket Bay

Address: Rapid 4191 Glenorchy Queenstown Road | PO Box 35, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Glenorchy
Price Range: $1,659 - $2,575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blanket Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“No bad rooms that I could see.”
 of 5 bubbles spaqueen12, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views.”
 of 5 bubbles Paley, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I recommend the rooms on the first level or the villas. The rooms do not have a desk which makes it difficult to work when required.”
 of 5 bubbles Hymie01, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The end suite has a huge balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Spit56, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a lodge suite called Mt Earnslaw - in the main lodge but with a vast bathroom, balcony, lounge area and fire place and views!”
 of 5 bubbles ClareS863, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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