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5.0 of 5 guest rating
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Suite
73 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Room (Lodge)
25 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (Owners)
465 square metres
4 King Beds
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 8 guests
(up to 7 children)
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Deluxe Suite
76 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star beach lodge with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

When you stay at Matakauri Lodge in Closeburn, you'll be on a lake, within a 15-minute drive of Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. This 5-star lodge is 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from Coronet Peak Ski Area and 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from The Remarkables Ski Area.

Make yourself at home in one of the 16 air-conditioned rooms featuring fireplaces and heated floors. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private balconies or patios. LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Additional features at this lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Satisfy your appetite for lunch, dinner, or brunch at the lodge's restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free valet parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/lounge
  • Lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Total number of rooms - 16
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Conference space
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa services on site
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Business centre
  • Porter
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Free reception
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Room Amenities

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.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Fireplace
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • DVD player
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • LCD TV
  • MP3 docking station
  • iPod docking station
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Balcony or patio
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Day bed
  • Electric kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • No housekeeping
  • Electrical adaptors/chargers
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Heated floors
  • Wardrobe

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 9:30 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards not accepted

Staffed front desk

Security system

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff do not wear personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available for guests

Masks are available for guests

Gloves are available for guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Social distancing measures are not in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually wrapped food options are available

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually wrapped food options are available through room service

No gap period between guests' stays

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Hotel Names

  • Matakauri Closeburn
  • Matakauri Lodge Closeburn
  • Matakauri Lodge Lodge
  • Matakauri Lodge Closeburn
  • Matakauri Lodge Lodge Closeburn

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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Awards & Affiliations

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

The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official classification for accommodations in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property has been awarded the Qualmark® Luxury Lodge classification, and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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