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The Moorings

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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgreat locationview of the lakesmall kitchenetteshort walkafternoon sunclose to townstudio unitfirst floorwithin easy walking distancethe ground floorrestaurants and shopssouth islandenjoy the viewfantastic viewsgreat roomtwo night staysurrounding mountains
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Reviewed yesterday

There are many reasons why The Moorings ranks as #1 for Wanaka hotels on Trip Advisor. First, for us, was the wonderful view of Lake Wanaka from our room. Second, was the comfort of the room - from the very comfortable bed, the private outside...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stayed here for 2 days during very hot weather. Fortunately as we had the end room on the ground floor with side windows so we were able to create a small breeze through the room. For the price paid air-conditioning should be installed and we...More

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Response from TheMooringsWanaka, Owner at The MooringsResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review. Wanaka (and the rest of new Zealand) has been unseasonably hot this summer. Air conditioning is not something that has been required in the past but we will be installing it over the winter so it is available for next summer....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here twice, the first time in the motel, the second time in the apartments. The reason to stay here is the location; it is right on the lake and the view of the mountains behind the lake is truly spectacular. It is also...More

Thank TravelGirl073
Response from TheMooringsWanaka, Owner at The MooringsResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review and great to see you enjoyed our studios. I note you stayed in the studios last winter. Since then we have renewed the bedcovers, cushions and art work so I think the drab description is now out of date. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a one bedroom suite but given a two bedroom with the main bedroom locked off. The second room was very small. This is their normal practice. Room was tiny and workmen started work outside bedroom and shower in early morning. Power off all day...More

Thank Tabrita
Response from TheMooringsWanaka, Owner at The MooringsResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review. Our 2 bedroom apartments have an upper and lower bedroom - in order to let them as a one bedroom apartment the upper bedroom is closed off allowing us to have a reduced one bedroom rate. The room size I guess...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First the good things: - in town center, walking distance to beach, shops, restaurants - 3 bedroom apartment was large, clean, comfortable - one of the bedrooms had glass ceiling which was really nice at night Then the negatives : - the lovely room with...More

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Response from TheMooringsWanaka, Owner at The MooringsResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review. I have discussed with our Motel Minders and they cannot recall the issues raised. I have searched our credit card transactions and cannot find the additional charge you have mentioned. Would you please be able to contact me so I can...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$125 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#3 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$125 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#3 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Family and Play Areas (4)
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oystergal
18 October 2016|
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Response from 10Michelle55 | Reviewed this property |
No lifts that I'm aware of but if you emailed the Manager at the Moorings I'm sure he would be more than happy to answer any of your queries. The unit we stay in is at ground level but quite elevated so we get great views of... More
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niu72
6 October 2015|
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Response from penguinyoupo | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you can direct contact them for details. Here's the contact below: Karlene and Nick, Bev and Ian Hosts The Moorings 17 Lakeside Road Wanaka Phone: 0064 3 443 8479 Reservations: 0800 843 666 Fax: 03 4438489
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Jyyan
19 December 2014|
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Response from TheMooringsWanaka | Property representative |
Hi there, yes the units and apartments come with all kitchen things ie kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery etc. Unfortunately we do not have a transfer facility from Queenstown. It is 1.5 hrs from Wanaka and Connect a bus... More
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"Best views"
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"Room 15, second level but views to die for and one end of building so very quiet."
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"Any room but upstairs is probably best"
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"Ask for a one bedroom apartment"
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