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Lake Hawea Hotel

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Winton, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Rude management who need to learn how to handle stressful situations or busy times of the year or remove themselves from situation if you aren't shut out for customer service stick to cleaning! We have never been subjected to such poor customer service and left our only holiday for the year which was well and truely earnt with a sour...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This hotel has the best lake view one could ask for. Our room had a balcony overlooking the lake, but it was in need of upgrading. The room was large and lovely, but it had the worst bed I have ever been in. The mattress was so soft that I requested it to be changed- nothing available. Finally, I got...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A group of us went here for lunch on 2 January 2017 we enjoyed a fabulous lunch with great wines and beers available to match the food on the menu. It was probably a little slow between courses for my liking, but not a big deal. We had great fish and chips, the pate was awesome as were the dumplings...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We booked a family room which was very spacious (2 levels), maybe not the newest room, but fair enough given the price they charged. Ideal for a family. The view at the lake is simply amazing. We were also very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and service in the restaurant.

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Thank RogerChengdu
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Worst service ever, rude staff, disorganized service and 3 of us having to wait half an hour for our meals while the other 5 in our group got their food first because the waitress was rude and hopeless at doing her job. Why service another table while halfway through servicing another table??? Especially if the other table came in 20...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

What a place!! Blissful beautiful and so overwhelming. The rooms are comfortable and big, with lovely balcony facing the lake.. we truly enjoyed our short stay. The food we had to order from the bar as the restaurant closed at 9 but they still let us eat in the restaurant area. Service was ok not very good but overall we...

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Thank talishulamit
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

It's definitely the worst hostel I've been to after 3 months in New Zealand. It's feels more like a staff accommodation for the hotel than a hostel. The "kitchen & living room" was full of staff's belongings and we didn't feel welcome. The bedroom (2 bunk bed) is very small, barely enough room to fit 4 backpackers bags. The bed...

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1Thank Louis B
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Pro: The hostel is beautifully located on the shore of Lake Hawea. The staff is friendly and they offer free internet. The rooms are decent. Con: The internet is spotty at best, the kitchen honestly the worst, crammed and dirtiest we have seen. The beds were of terrible quality and we did not like the fact that you had to...

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Ikamatua, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 December 2016

It started when we tried to book a room as part of a group travelling to the premises for a get together, were told we had and later informed we did not because of double booking and we would be in the dormitory. internet showed that there were vacancies so tried again for 1 night stayed and was confirmed. arrived...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had been planning to look for accommodation in nearby Wanaka, but happened to notice this motel and its wonderful location on our way there.We explored further and discovered its magnificent views over the lake, and booked in without hesitation. Loved our time there, looking out over the lake from our very comfortable room. We were well looked after by...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lake Hawea Hotel is located in one of New Zealand's most popular holiday regions, with outstanding lake and mountain views. With only a short drive to Wanaka, Queenstown or the West Coast, it is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Join us at Lake Hawea Hotel for your family holiday, romantic getaway, function/school camp location or corporate retreat. We have three levels of accommodation, a restaurant and bars, an enviable lake location and activities galore! There is always something on the go at Hawea, with fishing competitions, top music line ups and various competitions and championships. Accommodation to suit all budgets and group sizes - hotel, budget backpacker lodge, Restaurant - a la carte, buffet and takeaway. Huge garden bar, enclosed outdoor area and pool tables. Perfect for events, conference facilities, weddings, & 21sts. Specializing in all inclusive group packages & ski accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Hawea Hotel

Address: 1 Capell Avenue | RD 2, Lake Hawea, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Lake Hawea
Price Range: $59 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Hawea Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Every room has a stunning view”
  • View from our balcony
 of 5 bubbles Mileswis, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Lake view every time”
 of 5 bubbles bandr2016, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the side that has the lake view. The other row of rooms face the toilets.”
 of 5 bubbles lianemily777, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles orangecat0, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay Somewhere else. Arthurstown or Wanaka.”
 of 5 bubbles RobynD292, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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