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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

Gorgeous peaceful setting. Large apartment with double bedroom, bathroom, living room and open plan kitchen diner. Carpet stained and furnishings a little tired but well serviced each day and all staff very helpful. The maintenance team came straight away when we had a problem with the terrace door and washer dryer and sorted it out. Lovely lakeside walk into Wanaka... More 

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EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Kia Ora Thank you for sharing your experiences with us at Edgewater and sounds like you enjoyed all the great things Wanaka has to offer. Regards Trish More 

Florida
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56 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Set on a beautiful lake, we were upgraded to a one bedroom suite from a reserved triple, but that caused my daughter to have to sleep on a sleeper sofa in the living area which she didn't think was comfortable. Our bed and all the linens were very comfortable and the unit was very large, with a kitchen and a... More 

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EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Kia Ora We appreciate your comprehensive review of Edgewater. I am sorry that the washer/dryer was slow but pleased that our team took care of your washing. Equally we apologies for the hot pool. From time to time it does need maintenance, especially in light of the busy season we're experiencing. I can't tell which room you were in but... More 

Scarborough, New York
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231 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We had been on a hiking trip on the South Island for the prior week and this was a bit of a return to civilization. The hotel is fairly large but well laid in a number of two story buildings on a large property right near the lake. We had a suite which was large and nicely furnished and well... More 

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EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Kia Ora Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences and pleased we could be your first stay back in 'civilization'. I am sure the hiking was spectacular. Regards Trish More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Did not stay but went for meal. Venison was overcooked. Service slow even with only a few customers. Staff could have been friendlier and made a bit of conversation when taking order. Several local people have also commented. One family member had steak with salad for over $30 - paid extra for chip

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Thank WeAndy2016
EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Kia Ora I am sorry for the delay in our response. I can assure you your comments have been highlighted to management and discussed accordingly. Still that doesn't help your experience specifically, for which I apologise. Regards Trish More 

Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Easy and pleasant checkin. We got an end room 612 which had a nice view but up some stairs. A little hot during the day but cools off quickly at night. Stayed two nights and had to ask for our room to be made up on the second day, and even then simple things were not done. For example no... More 

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EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Kia Ora We appreciate your comments and taking the time to write this summary. It sounds like your Ruby Island trip was spectacular. Regards Trish More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We celebrated a 60th birthday with 40 family and friends. The pavilion setting was great. It is so close to the lake, that sparkles like diamonds, enclosed by beautiful snow capped mountains. Everyone liked their rooms and the lovely walks and convenience of a 20 minute leisurely walk by the lake into Wanaka. Staff were friendly and helpful with that... More 

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Kerry So pleased you enjoyed your special celebration at Edgewater. We appreciate your comments about our Kiwi hospitality. Kind regards Trish More 

Canberra, Australia
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75 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We went here for lunch between Christmas and NY - lovely view of the lake from outside seats, and the food was fabulous. The only thing wrong was that we were not told upon being seated that we needed to order at the bar - friends we were with had been there lots of times and this had never happened... More 

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Thank Helen E
EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Kia Ora I am sorry for the delay in our response. I can assure you your comments about the time delay and ordering have been highlighted to management and discussed accordingly. Still that doesn't help your experience specifically, for which I apologise. Pleased you enjoyed the venison sandwich though. Regards Trish More 

Auckland
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63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Edgewater for 4 nights and dined in the restaurant on our arrival. The location and views are to die for. The restaurant is a little dated - not helped by a play list of C&W hits bound to bring on manic depression. A "function" on that evening ( funny, we never saw people at the function) -... More 

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EdgewaterNZ, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Kia Ora I am sorry for the delay in our response. For some years now our Wineglass Cafe has provided all day dining for our guests and visitors. So there may well have not have been a function on in the Sargoods Restaurant which is used as a breakfast dining area and for functions. Your comments about our service and... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night as a stopover to Queenstown and wished we stayed longer, we had a large one bedroom apartment with an ajoining room for the two kids overlooking the lake and surrounding mountains. What an amazing place with very spacious rooms and modern interior, lounge room and kitchen with views to die for, the staff are helpful... More 

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Hi Steve B Thanks so much for the 'thumbs up'. Sounds like you and your family had a great time. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards Trish More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We were invited to a friends wedding at Edgewater and stayed the weekend. The room was really lovely with a fantastic view of a pond with trees behind then Lake Wanaka beyond. It is a great place to stay and we would recommend it.

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Edgewater_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Edgewater, responded to this review

Kia Ora We appreciate your recommendation and pleased you shared such a special occasion with your friends. Kind regards Trish More 

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Edgewater lies right at the water’s edge of Lake Wanaka. It is the perfect destination for you to experience all that Central Otago’s seasons have to offer. Our long, hot summers fade slowly into beautiful autumn colours, before the clear mountain air promises snow and crisp winter days. As the snowfalls melt, spring returns with its lush, bright greens. At Edgewater we have genuine local knowledge that complements our inviting accommodation and enticing seasonal menu. We can unlock the very best Wanaka experiences, tailored for you. Edgewater is a four star Qualmark graded property situated on the edge of Lake Wanaka. Come and touch the seasons at Edgewater. ... more   less 

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Address: Sargood Drive | Lake Wanaka, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: €126 - €244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Edgewater 4.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Edgewater Hotel Wanaka
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#4 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#4 Luxury Hotel in Wanaka
#5 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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