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Guest reviews

5.0 out of 5 Exceptional
6 reviews
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
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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Explore the area

Popular LocationLake Wakatipu1 min walk
Popular LocationBob's Peak19 min drive
Popular LocationSkyline Queenstown19 min drive
AirportQueenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)21 min drive

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  • Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (Owners)

    Room amenities

    • 5000 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 8
    • 4 King Beds
    More detailsCottage, 4 Bedrooms (Owners)
  • Suite

    Room amenities

    • 783 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite
  • Deluxe Suite

    Room amenities

    • 818 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite
  • Room (Lodge)

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Partial lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom (Lodge)

About this area

Closeburn

Located in Closeburn, Matakauri Lodge is on a lake. Toi o Tahuna and Queenstown Arts Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Williams Cottage and St Josephs Parish. Skyline Gondola and CaddyShack City Mini Golf are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lake Wakatipu - 1 min walk
  • Steamer Wharf - 7 min drive
  • TSS Earnslaw Steamship - 11 min drive
  • Bob's Peak - 19 min drive
  • Skyline Queenstown - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportQueenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Vknow — 6 min drive
  • Finz Seafood and Grill — 7 min drive
  • Public Kitchen & Bar — 7 min drive
  • Lombardi — 8 min drive
  • Fergburger — 8 min drive

About this property

Matakauri Lodge

5-star beach lodge with a full-service spa
Guests of this beach lodge will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a spa tub and a fitness center. All 16 rooms boast fireplaces and deep soaking tubs, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find heated floors, balconies or patios, and iPod docks.
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, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include MP3 docking stations and complimentary bottled water. 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 sauna and a fitness center.
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.

Awards and affiliations

Matakauri Lodge is listed in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of 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-out

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Library

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub

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
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Day bed
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • iPod dock
  • LCD TV
  • MP3 dock

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Fireplace
  • Heated floors
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 9 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 9 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 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 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

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
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

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

Matakauri Closeburn
Matakauri Lodge Closeburn
Matakauri Lodge Lodge
Matakauri Lodge Closeburn
Matakauri Lodge Lodge Closeburn

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Matakauri Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Matakauri Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Matakauri Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Matakauri Lodge have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Matakauri Lodge pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Matakauri Lodge?
Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Matakauri Lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM–9 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Matakauri Lodge?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Matakauri Lodge located?
Offering direct access to the beach, this Closeburn lodge is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Wakatipu and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Crown Range. TSS Earnslaw Steamship and Moke Lake are also within 6 mi (10 km).
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4.8/5

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5/5 Excellent

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March 2019 stay at Matakuri Lodge
Beautiful hotel, spectacular setting, excellent service. Highly recommended!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

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A wonderful end to a week in Queenstown
Great experience. All aspects of the Lodge were perfect.

5/5 Excellent

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Best we have experienced
The greeting by the manager was just the beginning of a great experience. The team treated us like royalty all weekend

5/5 Excellent

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Facilities: Top of the line; Service: Flawless; Cleanliness: Immaculate; The staff are so very attentive

5/5 Excellent

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本当に素敵なホテルでした。温かみがあって上品で、従業員はみなさんとっても親切でした。ロストバゲージで身の回りのものが色々と足りない中、ブラシやヘアアイロン等、色々なものを貸してくださいました。食事もおいしかったです。また温かい季節に訪れたいと思いました。
Stayed 2 nights in May 2018