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Matakauri Lodge
5 out of 5
1.2 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
March 2019 stay at Matakuri Lodge

"Beautiful hotel, spectacular setting, excellent service. Highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019

Matakauri Lodge
Mountain Charm With spa - 2 Bedroom Option
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5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Amazing stay! Totally recommended

"The house was really clean and tidy. My family and I had an amazing time sitting in the spa and relaxing looking out at the mountains. Amazing views to wake up to in the morning."…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Mountain Charm With spa - 2 Bedroom Option
Wake up to the chorus of tuis and bellbirds
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4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Queenstown solitude

"In a busy place like Queenstown this home is a place of beauty and peace. Sitting on the porch watching all the birds was lovely. Monica and Grant were helpful and friendly. What a lovely place to spend a few days."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Wake up to the chorus of tuis and bellbirds
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Lakeside Maisonette - absolute lakefront
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4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Magical Place On The Water

"Wonderful experience. If you're looking for a real getaway this is the place. Located just outside Queenstown, you're away from the traffic and crowds but close enough if you need anything. Uber was able to find us and it was quick ride into town. Amazing place!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Lakeside Maisonette - absolute lakefront
Breathtaking Panoramic Views, Altitude Luxury
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4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Prompt response from property manager when issue arise

"Smooth check in process. Although we ran into minor issue during the stay, the property manager was able to sort it out in the timely manner. Thank you very much for the pleasant stay!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

Breathtaking Panoramic Views, Altitude Luxury
Evergreen Haven - Queenstown Holiday Home
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4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Nice place

"Nice place, good layout. Facilities pretty good although older styles which is fine. Fire place is great. Toilet seat is a serious problem though. Whoever installed that didn’t think it through at all. Shower is ok although a bit dark. We had a good stay and enjoyed the board games available. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Evergreen Haven - Queenstown Holiday Home
Lakeside Bliss
3.5 out of 5
0.7 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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Lakeside Bliss
Mountain Elegance - With spa
2.9 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect getaway spot for two

"We had such a lovely relaxing weekend at Mountain Elegance. The perfect spot for a getaway for two, the standard and finishing touches of the apartment were top notch, and the private spa was a real treat! Thank you for a wonderful stay."…"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

Mountain Elegance - With spa
Hidden Lodge Queenstown
5 out of 5
2.7 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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The price is $123 per night from Apr 1 to Apr 2
4.7/5Exceptional! (61 reviews)

"Such a beautiful place! The view is amazing, the family stayed in Wha suite, very spacious. Breakfast is slso very good!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Hidden Lodge Queenstown
Mercure Queenstown Resort
4 out of 5
3.4 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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The price is $87 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
4.1/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"Felt comfortable. Nice view. However, if you pay when you get to the motel make sure you have enough for the deposit as this isn’t mentioned until after you have booked."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

Mercure Queenstown Resort
Kamana Lakehouse
4.5 out of 5
3.3 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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The price is $117 per night from Mar 21 to Mar 22
4.7/5Exceptional! (176 reviews)

"Great hotel! Very clean and close to town centre. Good lake view from our balcony"…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2021

Kamana Lakehouse
Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown - MGallery
5 out of 5
4 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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The price is $106 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
4.5/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)

"Great hotel room, very large with nice new facilities. Easy walk to the main Queenstown bars and restaurants. Hotel staff were friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown - MGallery
Chalet New Zermatt
5 out of 5
1.6 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
4 out of 5
4.3 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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The price is $118 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
4.3/5Excellent! (979 reviews)

"Loved it. Would stay again and again. Great views."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
Heritage Queenstown
4.5 out of 5
3.6 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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The price is $130 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4.4/5Excellent! (978 reviews)

"Was very clean , friendly helpful staff , would stay thea again"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Heritage Queenstown
Lakeside Bliss Homestead
2.3 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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Lakeside Bliss Homestead
QT Queenstown
5 out of 5
3.9 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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The price is $104 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15
4.7/5Exceptional! (600 reviews)

"Wonderful new and modern accommodation just like the pictures. Enough room and in walking distance to Skyline Gondola. Friendly helpful staff. Loved the robe and slippers and toiletries. Comfortable bed and pillows. Would definitely recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2021

QT Queenstown
Privacy, Panoramas and Proximity - Unforgettable
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4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Great location and views. Had all we needed for a family of 4.

"Kids loved exploring the garden. Easy to get into town from the South."…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2021

Privacy, Panoramas and Proximity - Unforgettable
Gemini Lake View Villa
3.5 out of 5
2.7 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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Gemini Lake View Villa
Scenic Suites Queenstown
4 out of 5
4.4 mi from Lake Wakatipu
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The price is $94 per night from Mar 6 to Mar 7
4.3/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"Loved our stay at Scenic Suites. Had everything we needed and is close to the centre of town."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Scenic Suites Queenstown
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Lake Wakatipu is located in Kingston. When you want to settle in and find a place to stay, check out some of the hotels and other accommodations that Expedia offers in the area.

Staying Near Lake Wakatipu

You can choose from 36 hotels and other lodging options within 5 miles of Lake Wakatipu, including these selections:

  • Heritage Queenstown: This 4.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Our customers like its breakfast and pool.
  • Wake up to the Chorus of Tuis and Bellbirds: Amenities in this guestroom include free WiFi and a dining area. Our customers love its quiet location and WiFi.
  • Matakauri Lodge: With a stay at this 5-star lodge, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with an in-room fireplace.

Things to See and Do Near Lake Wakatipu

Now that you've visited Lake Wakatipu, you can explore everything there is to see and do within a couple miles of the area.

Walter Peak High Country Farm and Moke Lake are some sights worth a visit in the area. You might also stop by Queenstown Gardens, located 5.6 mi (9 km) from Lake Wakatipu, or Skyline Gondola which is 5.6 mi (9 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Lake Wakatipu?
Lake Wakatipu is located in Queenstown. This scenic area is known for its beautiful lakeside setting and skiing. You’ll find 161 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
What's the best hotel to stay near Lake Wakatipu?
Lakeside Bliss is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star vacation home offers free WiFi and free parking. It’s located just a short 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Lake Wakatipu. Other good options within 5 miles include Kamana Lakehouse and Matakauri Lodge.
How many hotels should I expect to find near Lake Wakatipu?
Expedia has 161 hotels and other accommodations a few miles from Lake Wakatipu.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Lake Wakatipu, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best options available near Lake Wakatipu.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Lake Wakatipu?
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