The location, rooms and value for this place are all excellent but what really made this place totally awesome are the owners - Paul and Bridgit.
We arrived after a long drive from Christchurch; Paul and Bridgit looked after our bags and allowed us access to a room to get changed so we could go skiing. They provided friendly service, recommendations that were on the money (where to eat, drink, local ski conditions) as well as where to rent gear, including vouchers for local discounts in Wanaka. They even turned the heater on before we arrived so the room was warm and checked if we needed anything before we left. You can pay more to stay in a similarly great place, but I guarantee no matter how much you pay, you won't get this level of service and hospitality - stay here in Wanaka. Seriously, just do it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to your-"Home away from Home" Archway motel is set in 2 acres of grounds and tree-lined hillside. Only 5 minutes walk to the lake- we offer quiet, comfortable & spacious accommodation with mountain and bush outlooks.All units are ground-floor,non-smoking, are self-contained (kitchens/bathrooms), serviced daily and offer a range of studio- king, Queen & single bed units-many redecorated and enjoy our private rustic chalets. We also have 4 2/3 bedroom family units with King/Queen beds along with 3/4 single beds.Services & facilities include-Free Wi-Fi allocation,Internet computer with Skype also available, office/business services, DVDs & free DVD library. Large grounds/outdoor seating areas, 8 BBQ's,large playground.Soak & relax in New hillside cedar hot tubs with bush or panoramic views of the surrounding mountains & golf-course.(Fee normally applies but watch for inclusive offers/ package deals)Experience warm, southern hospitality with your Hosts- Bridgit & Paul. We are here to help make your visit the best it can be! ... more less
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