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Blanket Bay

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My husband and I spent three nights at Blanket Bay recently and were in complete awe of the location, staff, food and activities at this resort. About a1 hour drive from Queenstown Airport; We were treated to an incredible ride along Lake Wakatipu and the snow capped peaked mountains. Truly flawless service levels as every facet of our visit was...

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 23 October 2016

What a celebration going to Blanket Bay for my 70th. From the moment we drove up the staff knew our names and made us welcome. A birthday card and a bottle of wine in the room a pleasant surprise. The view from the balcony breathtaking. Happy hour with interesting canapés, yummy. The dinner was never ending small serves to wet...

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Thank Paley
Christchurch
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We recently had a five night stay at Blanket Bay for our honeymoon. It is so gorgeous and everything from the lovely welcome, champagne and flowers in the room, views, massage, spa, to the evening canapes in the bar or games room were all so special. The food is delicious with the evening meal changing daily and a choice of...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is the 4th time that we have stayed at this lodge and until this experience it has been a totally stunning. Our stay has always been for a week. Regrettably the past 12 months has seen a completely new management team in place which has impacted service levels and the desire to truly look after the customer. A number...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed at Blanket Bay for 5 nights in September 2016 for our honeymoon and were not disappointed. The premises itself is of fantastic quality and architecturally impressive, with spectacular views that are amazing. From the moment we checked in we were made to feel extremely important, as was every guest staying at the property. Every staff member came and...

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1Thank Simon L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Blanket Bay has everything you could want in a lodge. Beautiful views,comfortable common areas with open fires to relax in, and friendly, efficient staff to cater for every need. The food was all first class and our suite roomy, comfortable and clean. The only downside was having to leave.

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1Thank Trevor W
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

From the moment we arrived until departure, we were absolutely pampered. Our suite was luxurious. A huge bedroom with every amenity including a fake fire for atmosphere although it did get a little chilly at night. A massive walk in bathroom with dual basins and separate show complete with amazing toiletries and a large balcony with great views of Lake...

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Really love this place! Everything is so amazing and romantic! And you can land in your hotel if you go skydiving. The Glenorchy airport is just next to hotel! The experience was so amazing!!! And their service was so excellent and friendly !!! We definitely will come back

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Virginia
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

From the time we arrived until leaving four days later, we felt like we were spending time in the country home of best friends. Everyone did their best to make our stay memorable. There are lots of beautiful lodges in stunning locations, and this is certainly one. But the people made it special. Our thanks go to Aymeric, Enrique, David,...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Without doubt, New Zealand has some of the most preeminent luxury lodges in the world. However, one rises above all others - Blanket Bay Lodge. We were fortunate to once again stay at the Lodge. Often when you return to a place you’ve stayed previously the rose-coloured memory of the original visit sometimes doesn't correspond with the current one. I...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This stunning backcountry retreat sits on the lakeshore 45 minutes outside Queenstown in the Southern Alps New Zealand. Lofty beamed ceilings, rock fireplaces and vast picture windows frame the heroic stone and timber lodge housing the Great Room, Den, Game Room, Gym, spa and several indoor/outdoor dining venues.Thirteen rooms offer every conceivable amenity. Activities include an outdoor lap pool, bush walks, fly-fishing, jet boating, horse riding and scenic heli-flights ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blanket Bay

Address: Rapid 4191 Glenorchy Queenstown Road | PO Box 35, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Glenorchy
Price Range: €709 - €1,804 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blanket Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“You can't go wrong! We enjoyed being in a Chalet Suite, a short walk from the main building, ours was called "Stone Creek"”
  • Flowers in front of our room
  • Rooms have names, not numbers
  • Our own romantic fire
VirginiaR459, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a cottage at any cost!”
SteveAucklandNZ, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No bad rooms that I could see.”
spaqueen12, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views.”
Paley, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I recommend the rooms on the first level or the villas. The rooms do not have a desk which makes it difficult to work when required.”
Hymie01, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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