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Lakeview Motel

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 7 March 2014

My husband and I traveled to Wanaka November 2013. The Wanaka Lakeview Motel was one of our favorite places we stayed. Wonderful clean room, comfortable bed, kitchenette, bathroom with heater and heated towel rack, and a beautiful view of Lake Wanaka. Highly recommended! We loved Wanaka!

Thank Ashley H
San Francisco, CA, USA
Reviewed 5 March 2014

One of the nicest rooms I've stayed in, Bed is upstairs. big living area downstairs. View out of main window and balcony can't be beat. And at a very reasonable rate. Has small kitchenette (microwave, fridge, sink, no stove). Very nice people. Parking right outside.

Thank boltyboy
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2014

We arrived here in the late afternoon, tired after a long drive over from Hokitika and were really impressed by the friendliness of our hosts and the quality of the accommodation. We were in room no.1 on the ground floor which gave us great views from the balcony overlooking Lake Wanaka. We had hoped for an upper room but there...

Thank Joe D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I stayed there with my husband over Christmas and we could not picked a better spot to enjoy our stay. The room was welcoming, very comfortable and the view was amazing! I am not a good sleeper but the beds there were very comfortable. This is a great place to unwind! Yes, there was some slight issues with internet, but...

Thank Aure732014
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Booked in for one night, and tried to book in for another but had missed out. No wonder, this place is fantastic. Located only a 10min walk from town everything is within easy reach. We stayed in room #6 and were very happy. Well appointed room, clean, spacious, very comfortable bedding. Our balcony was shared but this was not a...

Thank S C
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I paid for a night at this motel but didn't actually stay there. Two weeks before our arrival date I emailed the host to let her know we'd be arriving at 9 pm and I asked if there were any special instructions for a late check-in. She failed to mention in her reply that one of the major roads to...

1Thank Nancy B
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Stayed for 2 nights and booked the motel mainly for the view and the location and we were not disappointed. The view is to die for - overlooking the sea on a sunny day is fantastic. Also - the location is within 10-15 minutes of walking into the town center - we spoke to another couple at a restaurant and...

Thank Hanne N
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2014

if you staying in Wanaka, then this is the place to stay, the rooms are good and the view is unbelievable. tip go to the town for a drink then bring food back and use the gas barbecue and watch the sun go down over the mountaians.

Thank TFBoswell
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Stayed one night in Wanaka while on business. The room was lovely and clean, bed was really comfortable and had a great night sleep. The view across the lake is fantastic. Made good use of the internet and the connection was good. Close to the shops, cafes and restaurants. Would stay again.

Thank SalNZ1956
Grimsby, Canada
Reviewed 22 December 2013

We had prepaid for two double rooms and when we arrived there was no record of our reservation at all....and only one room was available. The owner was very apologetic and arranged to get us rooms at a neighboring motel and made up the difference in price....so she handled the situation very professionally and promptly. The location/facility did look spectacular...

Thank Grim B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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Spacious queen studios with MILLION dollar views of lake & mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeview Motel

Address: 68 Lismore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $163 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lakeview Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Lakeview Studios Wanaka
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Wanaka
#3 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#4 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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“Units at street level have easier access and parking but are on 2 levels.”
 of 5 bubbles DandA_10, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Top floor units for best views”
 of 5 bubbles Turkey_Baster, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pub and restaurants in town. Urban Grind gets a big thumbs up!”
 of 5 bubbles morrisonb367, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles mareew773, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper deck for great views, less noise and less walking up the slope!”
  • Lovely shared balcony (with the unit next to you)
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 of 5 bubbles XavierZen, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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