Matakauri Lodge Est. 2011

Matakauri Lodge, Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand

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Host a house party at the this luxurious lakeside lodge, set in the awesome alpine of New Zealand.
Magnificent Matakauri beautifully blends divine details with the ultimate in unobtrusive but superior service. A carousing cavalcade of your crew would be right at home in the Owner's Cottage - listed as one of the finest suites in the world.
The Lowdown
Type
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Boutique Hotel
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Lodge / Mountain / Ski Resort
Views
Forest
Lake
Style
Contemporary
Elegant
Glamorous
Romantic
Sophisticated
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Group Getaway
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Matakauri Lodge is located on the banks of Lake Wakatipu and just minutes from the heart of Queenstown, the lodge currently boasts twelve luxury suites and villas, and the spectacular four bedroom owner’s cottage, each with private terraces looking out to a dramatic Queenstown lakeside, with magnificent mountain views. Matakauri Lodge is a small luxury boutique hotel with lodge style accommodation and provides the perfect, private hideaway retreat in Queenstown. Our personalised concierge service will assist you in planning a memorable experience in Queenstown - the adventure capital of New Zealand.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Estimated Price Per Head

from $175 to $300

Additional Charges

Tariff includes accommodation, pre-dinner drinks and canapes, dinner, full breakfast, complimentary mini-bar (excluding liquor and wines) and use of all lodge facilities excluding spa treatments. All rates are quoted in New Zealand dollars and exclude applicable 15% Govt Goods & Services Tax

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
30
Buffet
25
Standing
40
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2011
Curfew
2 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
The lodge currently boasts twelve luxury suites and villas, and the spectacular four bedroom Owner’s Cottage, each with private terraces looking out to a dramatic Queenstown lakeside, with magnificent mountain views
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Inside Scoop

Matakauri Lodge will be your exclusive retreat in Queenstown, whilst you experience spectacular scenery and adventure activities such as white water rafting, paragliding, bungee jumping, jet boating and heli-skiing, just to name a few.

Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Spectacularly situated on Lake Wakitipu and just seven kilometers from the heart of Queenstown, Matakauri Lodge is a stylish 12 suite lodge with stunning views of the Remarkables mountain range from every angle. The region’s much touted adventure offerings are all on the doorstep, yet seemingly world’s away given the lodge’s discreet setting. A recent and popular addition is Matakauri Lodge’s stunning new 4-bedroom Owner’s Cottage.
Design:
The main lodge presents stylish and spacious lounge, dining and living areas to relax in, all with enchanting views of Lake Wakatipu. A luxury spa facility, infinity swimming pool and sauna with a modern fitness centre are also on-site for our guests to enjoy. Relax on your own private balcony, watching the colours of Lake Wakatipu and the spectacular mountain ranges change, as day turns to dusk. Along with stunning panoramic views, the suites boast a generous bedroom with sitting area and fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and spacious ensuite with twin vanities and oversized bath tub.
Standout Venue Features:
Spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers stunning views from every angle of the Remarkable, Cecil and Walter Peak mountain ranges. The main lodge consists of spacious lounge, dining and living areas, all with views of Lake Wakatipu. The lodge also offers a range of indoor and outdoor dining options for our guests, including superb private dining options. An elegant meeting space with a business centre offering abundant natural light and views of the mountain ranges beyond.
Extra Perks:
Tariff includes accommodation, pre-dinner drinks and canapes, dinner, full breakfast, complimentary mini-bar (excluding liquor and wines) and use of all lodge facilities excluding spa treatments. All rates are quoted in New Zealand dollars and exclude applicable 15% Govt Goods & Services Tax Complimentary wi-fi is available throughout the main lodge and suites
Awards & Notables The WiSH Magazine, August 2014-Travel Top 50 The Condé Nast Traveller (UK) HOT LIST 2014-The Owner’s Cottage, Matakauri Lodge, Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Hot List 2014 NZs Top 5 Ultra-Luxe Lodges on Fodors-Matakauri is pleased to be named Best Room with a view by Fodor’s Australian Newspaper, WISH Magazine Feature August 2012-Travel Top 50, Best Luxury Lodge Elite Traveler, The 101 Top Suites of the World, July 2011-Matakauri Lodge named as one of Elite Traveler’s 101 Top Suites of the World Condé Nast Hot List - May 2011-124 Best Hotels in the World. Condé Nast Traveler, Hot List, May 2011-Matakauri Lodge was named among the world’s best new hotels in the South Pacific Condé Nast Traveller UK-Matakauri Lodge voted to the Condé Nast Traveller, UK Hot List 2011 Tatler Travel Guide, 101 Best Hotels in the World, January 2011-Matakauri Lodge named as one of Tatler Travel Guide’s 101 Best Hotels in the World Tatler Magazine, 101 Best Hotels-Tatler Magazine, 101 Best Hotels
Celebration Locations
Matakauri Lodge- Main Lodge Building:
The Upper and Lower Lodge room provides amazing views and seating for up to 40 guests
- Max Capacity: 40
Matakauri Lodge Owner's Cottage:
The Owner’s Cottage is superbly positioned to offer uninterrupted lake and mountain views and boasts 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 hot tub, the perfec
- View: Situated on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers stunning views from every angle of the Remarkable, Cecil and Walter Peak mountain ranges
- Max Capacity: 8
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Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
As a Relais & Chateaux property, Matakauri Lodge offers a unique dining experience in a luxurious setting. Head Chef Jonathan Roger’s modern New Zealand cuisine is focused on showcasing local seasonal produce with clean, fresh flavors in an a la carte menu that changes daily. Choose from a variety of dining spaces, including the Library, Dining Room, Remarkables Patio, Courtyard and Lounge, private dining can be arranged upon request.
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