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The Moorings

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 2 nights recently at The Moorings. From warm welcome to nicely furnished room with fantastic views of the lake and mountains beyond from my porch - I had a great stay! Room was comfortable, well equipped kitchenette, modern bathroom, nice laundry facility. Clean!!! Very close waking distance to restaurants, stores in Wanaka. Well run motel, I would highly...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very warm welcome, help with luggage, accommodation wonderful and completely catered for all our needs. Wonderful views, excellent breakfast setup and very helpful advice on how to get around easily. Very quiet wish we could have stayed longer.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Convenient access to all the beauty of Wanaka. Walking distance to restaurants and parks. Wonderful staff. Hospitable and friendly. Highly recommend a stay, even when there is a two-night minimum. Worth the time in this quaint and picturesque town.

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Thank Terry P
Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We were allocated room 12 when we arrived by a charming Mr Sutherland. It is located on the upper floor and has marvellous views of the Lake and surrounding mountains including snow capped ones in the distance. It was a well appointed room with a small kitchenette, settee, occasional table, a small breakfast type eating area with two chairs and...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great hotel run by great folk. Friendly welcome and great advice on what to do in the area offered. Very clean and tidy rooms - everything worked well and the views over the lake were lovely. Despite being on the main road there was no noise. Good location where the facilities are only a short walk away.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We had an exceptional stay here. SOOOOO pleased to see new proprietors. Everything about the place was brilliant! The view was excellent. The sheets were sublime. The conditioning shampoo was perfect. The hand wash/moisturiser bottles were an added touch which are often not provided. Thanks Guys!!!

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Cheshire, UK
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We received a very warm and helpful welcome from our hosts. Our room was excellent - spacious, very well appointed and nicely equipped and with a gorgeous view of Lake Wanaka and its backdrop of mountains. We especially liked the layout of the room. It had a really comfortable and large bed and a lovely sitting area from where we...

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cairns
Reviewed 1 February 2017

2nd time here and it hasn't changed. Awesome place to stay, great couple running the place and some great yarns with them. The room was beautiful, full lake view and comfortable bed and an awesome shower. See you again next year 10/10

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Our stay was in a villa at Lakeshore Springs, gorgeous apartment which is managed by The Moorings. Immaculate and spacious. Views are superb. Perfect location near restaurants and for lake runs. Internal access parking. Would be divine in winter. Moorings managers were very accommodation and keen to make sure our stay was excellent.

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SUDAMERICA
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The place costed me 190 nz dollars for one night in high season but it was a very big 2 floors appartment with 2 tvs and 3 rooms. I went alone so one was enough. The staff was very polite and kind. They have free parking space and it's just in the centre of the city.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Moorings Motel and Apartments offers stylish accommodation for the discerning traveller. We offer lakefront studio units with outstanding un-interrupted views of Lake Wanaka and the mountains and our family apartments are ideal for larger groups. Our complex is just one minutes walk to the nearest cafes and shops and the lakes edge or just a two minute stroll to town. Complimentary wifi available ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Moorings

Address: 17 Lakeside Road | PO Box 368, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $190 - $435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Moorings 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Moorings Hotel Wanaka
Moorings Hotel Wanaka
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Wanaka
#2 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#3 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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“ground floor facing the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles petercB8069JU, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have balconies overlooking the lake. Lovely, but there is some road noise if you have the balcony door open.”
 of 5 bubbles jdesmond1217, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper level room if available.”
  • Looking out the main front doors across the lake.
  • The main room.
  • View from the room across the lake.
 of 5 bubbles Y8411OIsteven, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles rosemarya911, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stop and enjoy”
 of 5 bubbles 36TerryP, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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