98.0% Based on 280 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

5-star beach lodge with spa

Steps from the beach

At this Closeburn lodge, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Lake Wakatipu and 3 miles (5 km) of Crown Range. Walter Peak High Country Farm and Moke Lake are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Luxury amenities

A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this luxury lodge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free valet parking. Enjoy the fitness center and free full breakfast each morning.

Fireplaces, free WiFi

Boasting fireplaces and deep soaking bathtubs, the 16 guestrooms offer LCD TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi. Balconies or patios, iPod docks, and DVD players are also available.

Deluxe Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (Lodge)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (Owners)

Bed Count 4 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

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Property Features

Matakauri Lodge offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. A fitness center, a sauna, and a library are also featured at the luxury Matakauri Lodge. Valet parking is free. This 5-star Closeburn lodge is smoke free.

  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) (15.2 km / 9.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Matakauri Lodge offers 16 air-conditioned accommodations 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 separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include MP3 docking stations and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Fireplace
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • Day bed
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM. The lodge hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

Spa Services

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.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 9 PM

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6 AM - 9 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Names

  • Matakauri Closeburn
  • Matakauri Lodge Closeburn

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

National Rating

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