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Overview of Blanket Bay

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Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Flat-screen TV, DVD player, iPod dock, heated floors

Blanket Bay

5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationGlenorchy Golf Club6 min drive
    Popular LocationGlenorchy Waterfront Reserve7 min drive
    AirportQueenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)55 min drive
    Popular LocationMoke Lake56 min drive

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  • Lodge Suite

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsLodge Suite
  • Lodge Room

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
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  • Chalet Suite

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsChalet Suite
  • Chalet Stateroom

    Room amenities

    • 1400 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsChalet Stateroom

About this area

Glenorchy

Located in Glenorchy, Blanket Bay is in the mountains and on a lake. Glenorchy Golf Club and Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lake Wakatipu and Te Wahipounamu. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and rafting nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lake Wakatipu - 1 min walk
  • Glenorchy Golf Club - 6 min drive
  • Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve - 7 min drive
  • Skippers Canyon - 54 min drive
  • Moke Lake - 56 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportQueenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) - 55 min drive

Restaurants

  • Main Dining Room — 1 min walk
  • The Sugar Loaf — 6 min drive
  • Queens Dumplings — 6 min drive
  • The Trading Post — 7 min drive

About this property

Blanket Bay

Delightful beach lodge with a spa tub
Guests of this beach lodge will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a spa tub and a fitness center. All 12 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. Guests can enjoy heated floors, and other standard amenities include balconies, DVD players, and flat-screen TVs.
Blanket Bay offers 12 accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

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

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World and Relais & Chateaux.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free secured, covered self parking on site
  • Free secured, covered valet parking on site
  • Onsite parking options include a carport
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Fitness center
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Helicopter/airplane tours
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Reflexology

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Heated floors
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 9 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per adult: NZD 400
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per child: NZD 400 (from 10 to 18 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: NZD 400
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: NZD 400 (from 10 to 18 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 500 per room (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

This Lodge property is rated 5 stars.

Property is also known as

Blanket Bay Luxury
Blanket Bay Luxury Glenorchy
Blanket Bay Luxury Lodge
Blanket Bay Luxury Lodge Glenorchy
Blanket Bay Lodge Glenorchy
Blanket Bay Lodge
Blanket Bay Glenorchy
Blanket Bay Lodge
Blanket Bay Glenorchy
Blanket Bay Lodge Glenorchy

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Blanket Bay and receive a full refund?
Yes, Blanket Bay offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Blanket Bay cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Blanket Bay?
As of Jan 17, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Blanket Bay on Jan 18, 2021 start from $1,384, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Blanket Bay have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Blanket Bay pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Blanket Bay?
Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Blanket Bay?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Blanket Bay?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Does Blanket Bay provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 500 per room applies.
Where is Blanket Bay located?
Situated on a lake, this luxury lodge is within 3 mi (5 km) of Lake Wakatipu, Glenorchy Golf Club, and Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve. Glenorchy Wharf is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.
4.9
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 28 out of 30 reviews
5 - Excellent 93%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 30 reviews
4 - Good 3%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 30 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 30 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 30 reviews
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5.0/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

5.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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PERFECT HOLIDAY TREAT
Blanket Bay is an absolute treat - we stayed for one night while on our trip to Queenstown - and it was just perfect. The staff are so attentive and nothing is too much bother - the rooms are divine and the bathroom gorgeous. So - this is an easy 10 out of 10!!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Traveled with partner
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The location was stunning. The facilities were clean and the staff was all wonderful! The whole experience was great and we will definitely go back!!!
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with partner
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The staff were awesome and the whole experience was amazing.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Wonderful experience perfect for a one night get away from life’s hustle and bustle
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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A very special place - I wish we'd stayed longer!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

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