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Lakestone Lodge

New Zealand's South Island, New Zealand


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Luxury Holidays At Lakestone Lodge

Lakestone Lodge sits in a remote and resplendent location on the shores of Lake Pukaki. Known as one of New Zealand’s most picturesque settings, guests will wake up to views of rolling hills, the Southern Alps and the towering Mount Cook. This is the perfect stay for those looking for a luxury holiday in New Zealand that showcasing the country’s beauty. The panoramic views, locally produced cuisine and the comfortable accommodations provide an experience that is hard to forget.
During the day guests can discover the impressive beauty of the Mackenzie District with the Alps2Ocean cycle trail and Kettlehole Track hiking route right on the doorstep. The lodge even has a helipad for awe-inspiring aerial views of the mountains. Inside the lodge though are more relaxing activities, from gourmet tastings of local produce to a Therapy Room and surround sound media room. Evenings can be spent gazing up at the stars or cosied up around the log burner.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: A family-owned-and-run lodge on the shores of Lake Pūkaki
  • Feature: Perfect for exploring picturesque New Zealand
  • Rooms: 6 rooms and 2 apartments
  • Nearest airport: Queenstown Intl. Airport
Location and transfer

Approximately 3 hours by private car transfer


The easy-going and welcoming interiors focus on comfort, with super-king beds and cosy sofas, lifted with local artwork. Each guest room features floor-to-ceiling windows that have been designed to showcase the inimitable views of the lake and Mount Cook. Room amenities include a small garden, Wi-Fi, room service and bathroom with free-standing bathtub. The communal sitting room offers a selection of tea, coffee and homemade cakes, as well as a telescope.

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  • Rooms: 2
  • Size: 25m²
  • Room View: Lake view
  • Facilities:

    The Lake View Lodge Rooms are chic and cosy, available as a super king or twin room, and linked with ease to the main lounge and dining area.

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  • Rooms: 2
  • Size: 35m²
  • Room View: Lake view
  • Facilities: As the largest of the lodge’s room types, the Lake View Lodge Spa Suites boasts plenty of time to rest, relax and take in the breathtaking views. They’re ideal for a couples’ getaway, featuring deep soak bath and outdoor hot tub.
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  • Rooms: 2
  • Size: 75m²
  • Room View: Partial lake view
  • Facilities:

    Perfect for family stays, the apartments, which are separate to the Lakestone Lodge guest rooms, offer three bedrooms – one super-king and two single. Guests will find every amenity you need for longer stays like a fully-appointed kitchen, Sky TV and washing facilities, and extras such as a gourmet tasting or the Night Sky Experience are available to add.


Whilst Lakestone Lodge is an intimate stay, guests can still expect restaurant-quality cuisine. A complimentary breakfast can be enjoyed in the main dining room, in your room or in the courtyard; boasting a selection of fresh fruit, homemade muesli, yoghurt, breads and pastries, or a hot cooked breakfast using local ingredients. A three-course dinner is also available, with a daily-changing set menu. Meals are not included for apartment guests though you are able to order from the kitchens for delivery, or dine in the restaurants should space be available.

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Lakes & Mountains

Amid the picturesque hillside and overlooking Lake Pukaki, this exclusive luxury lodge seamlessly integrates with its natural surroundings, offering unparalleled views of the majestic Mount Cook. Its remarkable setting, coupled with absolute tranquillity, positions it as an ideal stay for exploring one of New Zealand's most breathtaking regions.

Lakestone Lodge has a front row seat to sunsets over New Zealand’s tallest mountain and the storms rolling over the Southern Alps. With scenic hiking and cycling trails right at your doorstep and a helipad for mountain experiences, the lodge lets you dive into these surreal natural scenes.

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Hotel Experiences

Mackenzie Basin has been noted as one of New Zealand’s most picture-perfect spots, and Lakestone Lodge helps you explore it with ease. Head out on a hike, take to the Alps2Ocean Cycle Trail with rented EBikes and a delicious picnic, or explore the hydro canals nearby. After a day of adventuring, enjoy a relaxing massage in paradise with Lakestone Lodge’s Therapy Room.

Located within New Zealand's sole International Dark Sky Reserve, this region also offers unparalleled opportunities for stargazing. The lodge's custom-built Night Sky Arena provides the perfect setting to marvel at the skies with a guided tour of the Milky Way.


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