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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect quiet retreat, and fine location to Queenstown. We hired a car and it was very easy to navigate and get around. Made use of the bikes and laundry which was a great touch. The heated floor in the bathroom was lovely and the small...More

Thank Natasha8910
Response from Ethel W, Owner at Manata LodgeResponded 22 September 2016

Hello Natasha, thank you for your lovely review. We are proud of our establishment and property and do our best to make everything as cosy as possible for our guests to enjoy. While we would love to provide for our guests every basic that one...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The double bed was comfortable, small tv, stove top with kitchen utensils and wifi was fast. Laundry was free as well. The location was great. Very scenic with the river not far from the lodge. Very nice area for walks. You will need a car...More

Thank africasean
Response from Ethel W, Owner at Manata LodgeResponded 22 September 2016

Hello Sean, thank you for your lovely review. It was lovely meeting you during your stay at Manata Lodge. Whilst most of the rooms have a larger tv, the Pavilion Studio has a smaller tv as it is suspended to a movable arm attached to...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016

We recently spent the last month traveling throughout New Zealand and finished in Queenstown. The Manata Lodge was the perfect way to end our stay before heading back to America. We stayed in the Eltrusco Suite, which has the most incredibly romantic view. The proprietors...More

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Response from chrissyl463, Owner at Manata LodgeResponded 6 June 2016

Thank you for your lovely review David. It was such a pleasure having you and your delightful wife staying the week with us, knowing that you were relaxing after such a busy and demanding schedule. We are delighted that the Eltrusco Suite added to your...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stayed for one night in the Wakatipu Suite. It was large and spacious. It contains a very large master bedroom and a good size second room with two single beds. The attention to detail in the sweep was impressive from the wood paneling to...More

Thank Brendon G
Response from chrissyl463, Owner at Manata LodgeResponded 26 April 2016

Thank you so much Brendon for your wonderful review. We do our best to make our guests feel like they can relax as though they are at home, whilst feeling totally pampered. We like to think that being ensconced at Manata is like a warm...More

Reviewed 15 February 2016

Honestly, we could have been looking out over California wine country. Our spacious, comfortable and very tasteful suite had everything we needed. The hosts were welcoming, the wifi worked well, amenities in the kitchen and bath very nice. We were about 10 minutes from downtown...More

Thank chipsbird
Response from chrissyl463, Owner at Manata LodgeResponded 22 April 2016

Thank you for your lovely review Chipsbird. We get a lot of pleasure watching our guests enjoying the grounds and semi-rural environment. It is so relaxing having the mountains as a major viewpoint, while excitement is just a short drive away. Thank you for visiting...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast Available
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Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Tennis Court
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US$183 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$183 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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HI! Thank you for your email and I think we have the perfect solution or you... We have a 2 bedroom suite that adjoins to a large 1 bed studio. Both have kitchen facilities with the 2 bedroom being larger. The cost of the 2... More
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"All four apartments have views of the garden and surroundings and access to the sport facilities."
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"We had an upper level room with balcony and view of Coronet Peak... fabulous!!"
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"2 of the suites are joined by an interconnecting door to create a 3 bedroom apartment for families if..."
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"Definitely choose the Eltruso room. It is the only room upstairs. Has a great view."
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