Matakauri Lodge

Queenstown, New Zealand

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2017-2018:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Equivalent Spa Services credit, (not combinable, valid on services only, not valid on products, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


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PROPERTY SIZE: 11 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Contemporary
VIBE: Sophisticated
Adventure Seclusion Ski

Matakauri Lodge

Address:
Farrycroft Row
569 Glenorchy Road
Queenstown,
New Zealand
Nearest Airport:
Queenstown (ZQN)
15 mi / 24 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Business Center
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Internet Access
  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • Babysitting Services
  • Currency Exchange
  • House Safe
  • Room Service
  • Turndown Service
  • Wakeup Calls

Recreation

  • Fitness Center
  • Jacuzzi/Whirlpool
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa

In Your Room

  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board

About Us

Experience the very best of New Zealand - The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri Lodge - with one special family of properties.
Three unique lodges in three stunning locations, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri Lodge collectively provide guests with the very best New Zealand has to offer.
All three properties are owned by New York financier and philanthropist Julian Robertson and family and managed by son Julian 'Jay' Robertson.There are some of the most awarded and acclaimed luxury destinations in the world.
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 undergoing 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 bath tub. 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, we pride ourselves on showcasing the finest local wines and produce in a luxurious setting.Our Executive Chef Dale Gartland’s oversees the modern European cuisine which showcases local seasonal produce with clean, fresh flavours. After a long day of adventuring, enjoy our daily changing Lodge menu. As always our team is fully committed to making the most of your stay with us, so feel free to take advantage of our stunning options for private dining; or take our chefs the product of your day’s fishing and let our 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 common areas of our boutique New Zealand lodge offer numerous welcoming and comfortable spaces in which to relax, including stylish lounges featuring roaring open fires, our 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 a variety of 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.
Matakauri Lodge has received numerous awards and we are proud of these achievements

Best of the Best

Few places can claim such a coveted alpine locale as Matakauri Lodge. Just seven minutes from Queenstown, the lodge sits along Lake Wakatipu with uninterrupted views of the remarkable surroundings, including the Cecil and Walter Peak ranges. You can soak in the panorama from the infinity swimming pool or the inviting courtyard, as well as any of the 12 stylish suites with fireplaces and private porches or the four-bedroom Owner's Cottage. The spa takes full advantage of local ingredients in its healing treatments, as does Head Chef Jonathan Rogers in preparing his exquisite cuisine — enjoy it with an impressive selection of local wines.

Advisor Tip

The new four-bedroom Owner’s Cottage is now la crème de la crème of private luxury in Queenstown. Bring your friends and family, yet still have plenty of space for solitude. –Rachel Haile Chicago, Illinois

Location

Address
Farrycroft Row
569 Glenorchy Road
Queenstown,
New Zealand
Nearest Airport
Queenstown (ZQN), 15 Miles / 24 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Lodge Room

1 room - 36 sq m / 387 sq ft.  Located on the upper level of the main lodge, our lodge room offers an interconnecting option with a Deluxe Suite.


Next applicable upgrade category:  Suite

  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioning

Suites

2 outlying - 72.8 sq m / 783.6 sq ft.  Superbly situated along the lakefront and just a short walk from the main lodge, these spacious suites offer their own private balconies overlooking Lake Wakatipu.


Every suite offers its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom with twin vanities and oversized bath tub.   The suites are nestled in a native forest overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the mountain panorama.   Styled by acclaimed interior designer Virginia Fisher, every suite also 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.


Next applicable upgrade category:  Deluxe Suite

  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Fireplace

Deluxe Suites

6 outlying and 2 within the main lodge - sq m/sq ft on application as individual suite sizes vary.  These, our largest suites, have commanding views of Lake Wakatipu and the glorious snow-capped mountains.   The two suites in the main lodge offer the convenience of proximity to lodge facilities.


Every suite offers its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom with twin vanities and oversized bath tub.   The suites are nestled in a native forest overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the mountain panorama.  Styled by acclaimed interior designer Virginia Fisher, every suite also 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.


Next applicable upgrade category:  N/A

  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Fireplace

Four-Bedroom Owners Cottage

The four-bedroom Matakauri Owner's Cottage has been especially designed for families and groups of friends travelling together, offering accommodation for up to 8 guests.

The Owner’s Cottage is superbly positioned to offer uninterrupted lake and mountain views and will boast a spacious main lounge, study, kitchen and dining room. Four generous bedrooms with all of the amenities one could wish for - fireplaces, large bathrooms with views from the bathtubs Matakauri is now famous for, walk-in closets, in-room bars and private balconies overlooking the magnificent Lake Wakatipu complete the stylish cottage.

Spectacularly located on the main balcony is a private Jacuzzi, the perfect place to relax after an adventurous day out experiencing all that the Queenstown region has to offer. There is an outdoor courtyard area with barbecue and cooking facilities for a chef if private in-house dining is preferred.

The Owner's Cottage will be available to rent as a 1, 2 bedroom or 4 bedroom cottage. For further details on the Owner’s Cottage layout please contact our reservation team to view the floorplan.

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
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Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Adventure, Seclusion, Ski
Vibe Sophisticated
Room Style Contemporary
Number of Rooms 11
Check-In Time 2:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Please contact our reservations team at reservations@matakaurilodge.com

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

All reservations must be secured by either a credit card as guarantee.

To confirm a reservation for the Summer Season & Holiday Season, a deposit equal to one nights tariff is required per room booked.

To confirm a reservation in the Owner's Cottage a deposit equal to one nights tariff is required.

To maintain a confirmed reservation over the Holiday Season full payment is due 1st September, non refundable on cancellation.

Special terms and conditions apply to reservations of 4 rooms or more

Cancellation Policy

FIT Reservation Cancellation Policy (3 rooms or less), 1 Apr – 14 Nov

Outside 90 days prior No Charge

90-31 days prior $250.00 transaction fee

30-14 days prior 50% charge for the room nights cancelled

Inside 14 days Full charge for the room nights cancelled

Summer Season Cancellation Policy (3 rooms or less), 15 Nov – 22 Dec & 5 Jan - 21 Apr

Outside 90 days prior No Charge

90 - 60 days prior 50% charge for the room nights cancelled

Inside 60 days prior Full charge for the room nights cancelled

Holiday Season Cancellation Policy 23 Dec – 4 Jan

Cancellation from 1 September to date of arrival 100% charge for the room nights cancelled

Group Bookings (4 rooms or more)

Please contact our reservations team at reservations@kauricliffs.com for full details

We encourage all valued guests to take travel insurance in the event that circumstances outside of their control cause late cancellation of their booking

Accepted Forms of Payment

Please contact our reservations team at reservations@matakaurilodge.com for details or refer to our website: www.matakaurilodge.com

Terms & Conditions

All rates are quoted in New Zealand dollars and EXCLUDE applicable 15% Govt Goods & Services Tax

The rate is quoted on a per person, per night basis (with the exception of the Owners Cottage and Family Suites which are quoted per night)

Matakauri Lodge Owners Cottages may only be reserved as a Four Bedroom House during holiday period 23 Dec - 4 Jan inclusive.

A two night minimum stay applies 15 December- 31 March inclusive.

We ask that you respect the non smoking policy within the Lodge and guest rooms

Rates are subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of reservation

Deposit: To secure a reservation a deposit of one night’s room tariff will be required. Please provide a credit card which will be charged for your deposit. Alternatively, kindly advise if you would prefer to pay your deposit by bank transfer and a pro-forma invoice will be sent along with account details.

To maintain a confirmed reservation for the holiday period 23 Dec - 4 Jan, full payment is due 1st September, non refundable on cancellation.

Please review our booking policy for full details

Children and Families:

Cribs are available complimentary for children up to the age of 24 months. Children aged 2 - 5 years are at cost (POA) when occupying adults room using existing or additional bedding. One additional bed can be added to Deluxe Suites at Matakauri Lodge, Lodge & Ridge Suites at Cape Kidnappers, and Deluxe Suites at Kauri Cliffs only.

Please contact the lodge for children's tariff (under 5) and the additional bed tariff for children 6 yrs and over.

Alternate dining arrangements will be made for all children under the age of 12 after 7PM

All reservations must be secured by a credit card for a one-night deposit per room booked. If you prefer bank transfer, a proforma invoice can be issued for this purpose.

To maintain a confirmed reservation over the Holiday Season full payment is due 1st September, non refundable on cancellation.

Special terms and conditions apply to reservations of 4 rooms or more

FIT Reservation Cancellation Policy (3 rooms or less), 1 Apr – 22 Dec & 5 Jan - 30 Apr

Outside 90 days prior No Charge

90 - 60 days prior 50% charge for the room nights cancelled

Inside 60 days prior Full charge for the room nights cancelled

Holiday Season Cancellation Policy 23 Dec – 4 Jan

Cancellation from 1 September to date of arrival 100% charge for the room nights cancelled

Group Bookings (4 rooms or more)

Please contact our reservations team at reservations@matakaurilodge.com for full details

We encourage all valued guests to take travel insurance in the event that circumstances outside of their control cause late cancellation of their booking



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2017-2018:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Equivalent Spa Services credit, (not combinable, valid on services only, not valid on products, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


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