Blanket Bay Lodge

Location: Otago & The Southern Alps | New Zealand

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Unwind among the peaceful alpine scenery that surrounds Blanket Bay Lodge, situated on the northern rim of picturesque Lake Wakatipu. Encased by incredible scenery, you’ll find yourself perfectly located for getting out and discovering New Zealand’s famous outdoors.
Perfect forRural escapes for couples and families.
In the knowHave a cosy night in and opt to dine around the roaring log fire in the game room, with a movie playing on the box.

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  • Family-friendly
  • Food & Wine
  • Lodge

Hotel Overview

Where

At the northern end of Lake Wakatipu, roughly a 45-minute drive from Queenstown.

Rooms at Blanket Bay Lodge

Choose between a small collection of rooms and suites, each offering gorgeous lake and mountain vistas from their private balconies. Enjoy the colonial architecture and old steamer wharf timber beams that embellish the Chalet Suites, or opt for an added splash of luxury in the Lodge Suites, housing stone fireplaces, walk-in wardrobes and private terraces.

Food and facilities

Dinners are a gourmet extravaganza, with a menu comprised of the sun-ripened flavours local to the region. Drink in those spectacular views over a glass of New Zealand’s finest wine, or opt for a more intimate setting in the secluded wine cave. Meanwhile, head to the lodge’s spa, with its Jacuzzi, steam rooms and heated lap pool, for a romantic wind-down after a day in the countryside.

Activities at Blanket Bay Lodge

Such fantastic scenery makes for an abundance of day excursions to keep you busy; try fly-fishing or heli-skiing in the alpine surroundings; go hiking on the acclaimed Routeburn or Milford Tracks; tee off at one of Queensland’s many golf courses; or take a scenic helicopter ride to capture the full beauty of the landscape.

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