We found the accomodation very clean but mediocre, not one of our memorable overnight stays in South Island. The decor was tired and the bed and pillows rather past their best. Having read on the hotel website about the gourmet food etc I have to say we were disappointed both with dinner and breakfast. Dinner was too fussy, with clashing flavours, strange combinations and tough steak. Breakfast was just there for you to help yourself - no matter what time you came into the dining room. We found the dishes in heated trays rather overcooked and unappetizing and we were refused a simple boiled egg. One sensed that coach parties were the prime concern and individual guests came second. This is not a hotel for discerning travellers although it was obvious that the coach parties were having a great time. The hotel is in a lovely position with good views of the lake. There are very good laundry facilities which is a bonus.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Edgewater lies right at the water’s edge of Lake Wanaka. It is the perfect destination for you to experience all that Central Otago’s seasons have to offer. Our long, hot summers fade slowly into beautiful autumn colours, before the clear mountain air promises snow and crisp winter days. As the snowfalls melt, spring returns with its lush, bright greens. At Edgewater we have genuine local knowledge that complements our inviting accommodation and enticing seasonal menu. We can unlock the very best Wanaka experiences, tailored for you. Edgewater is a four star Qualmark graded property situated on the edge of Lake Wanaka. Come and touch the seasons at Edgewater. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Edgewater Hotel Wanaka