Spend Your New Zealand Vacation in this Unbelievably Stunning Hotel
When traveling, you wanna make sure that you will have a nice place to stay in. A great hotel or resort will make your vacation much better. This is why we present you Matakauri Lodge, the best place where you can check-in while in New Zealand.
As we all know, New Zealand has a lot of treasures to offer. One of them is the unique Matakauri Lodge. Here you can spend a few amazing days and let the country’s beauty sink in.
Matakauri Lodge is an alpine lakeside hotel situated seven minutes away from Queenstown. It is surrounded by breathtaking views due to its location on Lake Wakatipu, in the middle of stunning mountain ranges.
Matakauri Lodge is a pretty hard to book hotel because it only has 12 suites, all of them extremely luxurious. You can stay in a Lodge Room, Suite or Deluxe Suite. Virginia Fisher, the acclaimed interior designer has made sure that you will get nothing but the best. Every single one of these options comes with its own bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, bathroom with twin vanities and enormous bath tub and a walk-in wardrobe. Also, every suite has its own private porch.
Four of these amazing suites are located in the main lodge. The other eight are beautifully located in a native forest. All of them are overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the spectacular mountains.
Matakauri also has an Owner’s Cottage designed especially for groups or families. Up to 8 people can stay in this outstanding building. It has four bedrooms with large bathrooms, fireplaces, walk-in wardrobes, in-room bars and private balconies. You also get a huge main lounge, study space, dining area and of course kitchen.
The best part about Owner’s Cottage is your own private jacuzzi located on the main balcony. It overlooks the stunning views in order for you to have the best experience ever.
You also have an outdoor courtyard area with a barbeque. You have the option of private in-house dining. In this case you will have a personal chef to cook for you and your group. You can eat your breakfast near the fireplace and drink a glass of wine on the balcony while admiring the beautiful surroundings.
Speaking of dining, the hotel can offer you a real treat in means of food. Chef Jonathan Roger makes sure that every single dish is carefully prepared. You will get an a la carte menu that changes daily. The New Zealand cuisine will spoil your taste buds.
Your eating experience here can be different from one day to another. You can eat in the Dining Room, Patio, Courtyard, Lounge, Library and any other place you would like, on request. Besides breakfast, lunch and dinner, you have other options for your meals. You can go on a picnic fully prepared by the staff. You can attend the pre-dinner drinks and meet new people while drinking a glass of wine. You can also request private dining and even room service. Anyway you will be satisfied.
But Matakauri Lodge is much more impressive than you will believe. It comes with different ways to keep you enetertained.
You can relax in the main lodge’s patio, library or courtyard and even in the multiple lounges it features. You can also visit The Spa and Fitness Centre and have a personal trainer for a private gym session or take a swim in its outdoor infinity pool. Enjoy the beautiful scenery while laying by the pool or in the hot tub.
While at Matakauri Lodge I’m sure that you won’t get bored. You can visit Queenstown, Glenorchy or Arrowtown and besides enjoying the views, you can learn more about New Zealand and its culture.
You can also go skiing, hiking, skydiving, river rafting, canyoning, paragliding, fly fishing and on many other adventures. You need to go on a ride with the helicopter in order to have a better view over the amazing scenery. The hotel can arrange for you different activities such as horseback riding, Dart River Jet Safaris, wine tours, cruises and even a Lord of the Rings Tour. Lastly you can play golf in an unique location: the PGA rated golf course owned by Sir Michael Hill.
I’m sure that Matakauri Lodge will blow your mind with its luxurious interiors, outstanding scenery and amazing services. You have to know that for one room per night you will have to pay from $450 to $1500 or almost $10,000 for the owner’s cottage.
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