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Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
8.7 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.2 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 938 reviews
8.7

Boasting an outdoor heated pool and outdoor tennis courts, the resort is a deluxe base in Wanaka. It also features a gym, a sauna and a Jacuzzi.

Te Wanaka Lodge
Te Wanaka Lodge
8.8 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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0.6 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 768 reviews
8.8

Te Wanaka Lodge is located in Wanaka and features a Jacuzzi. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
8.1 Excellent
20 Studholme Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.3 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 624 reviews
8.1

Situated at the foot of Roys Peak, Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka is a comfortable base in Wanaka and features an outdoor pool, a sauna and indoor tennis courts. It also offers outdoor tennis courts, a lake and a Jacuzzi.

Wanaka Luxury Apartments
Wanaka Luxury Apartments
9.0 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.3 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 863 reviews
9.0

Recently refurbished, Wanaka Luxury Apartments provides stylish 5-star accommodation in Wanaka. It features a gym, as well as an outdoor heated pool, a Jacuzzi and a beauty centre.

Asure Brookvale Motel
Asure Brookvale Motel
8.4 Excellent
35 Brownston Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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0.7 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 229 reviews
8.4

This comfortable motel in Wanaka offers free Wi-Fi, as well as ski passes and an outdoor pool. It is ideally located for guests wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

Fairway Motel and Apartments
Fairway Motel and Apartments
8.6 Excellent
2 Macpherson Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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0.5 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 1,233 reviews
8.6

Fairway Motel & Apartments offers 3-star accommodation in Wanaka. It also provides luggage storage, a tour desk and an outdoor pool.

Lakeview Motel
Lakeview Motel
8.3 Excellent
68 Lismore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 466 reviews
8.3

Lakeview Motel Wanaka is situated in Wanaka and is close to the area's tourist attractions. The motel boasts views of the mountains, as well as Lake Wanaka.

West Meadows Motel
West Meadows Motel
9.6 Excellent
44 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 617 reviews
9.6

West Meadows of Wanaka offers 3.5-star accommodation in Wanaka. It also features luggage storage, ski lockers and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
8.6 Excellent
109 Mount Aspiring Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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2.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 1,198 reviews
8.6

This modern resort in Wanaka provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as a sauna and an outdoor heated pool. There is also a fitness centre with a sauna, a cross trainer and a swimming pool.

Cardrona Hotel
Cardrona Hotel
9.1 Excellent
2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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14.4 mi from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 788 reviews
9.1

Cardrona Hotel is situated on South Island and provides 3.5-star facilities in addition to free Wi-Fi. It also features luggage storage, an airport shuttle and an outdoor pool.

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Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Wanaka:£83/night
Absolute cheapest price found:£15/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Monday
£15 - £155
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£15 - £90
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Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
8.1 Excellent
20 Studholme Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.3 mi from city centre, Wanaka, New Zealand 

Situated at the foot of Roys Peak, Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka is a comfortable base in Wanaka and features an outdoor pool, a sauna and indoor tennis courts. It also offers outdoor tennis courts, a lake and a Jacuzzi.

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West Meadows Motel
West Meadows Motel
9.6 Excellent
44 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka, New Zealand 

West Meadows of Wanaka offers 3.5-star accommodation in Wanaka. It also features luggage storage, ski lockers and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Wanaka Homestead Lodge & Cottages
Wanaka Homestead Lodge & Cottages
9.6 Excellent
1 Homestead Close, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.7 mi from city centre, Wanaka, New Zealand 

This traditional bed & breakfast in Wanaka offers free wireless internet, as well as a Jacuzzi and a swimming pool. It also provides highchairs, luggage storage and bicycle rental.

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Cardrona Hotel
Cardrona Hotel
9.1 Excellent
2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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14.4 mi from city centre, Wanaka, New Zealand 

Cardrona Hotel is situated on South Island and provides 3.5-star facilities in addition to free Wi-Fi. It also features luggage storage, an airport shuttle and an outdoor pool.

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Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
8.6 Excellent
109 Mount Aspiring Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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2.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka, New Zealand 

This modern resort in Wanaka provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as a sauna and an outdoor heated pool. There is also a fitness centre with a sauna, a cross trainer and a swimming pool.

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Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
8.7 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.2 mi from city centre, Wanaka, New Zealand 

Boasting an outdoor heated pool and outdoor tennis courts, the resort is a deluxe base in Wanaka. It also features a gym, a sauna and a Jacuzzi.

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Wanaka Hotel
Wanaka Hotel
8.0 Excellent
71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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0.7 mi from city centre, Wanaka, New Zealand 

Wanaka Hotel provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Wanaka. It is situated just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

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Yha Wanaka Purple Cow
Yha Wanaka Purple Cow
8.9 Excellent
94 Brownston Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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0.8 mi from city centre, Wanaka, New Zealand 

This unique hostel in Wanaka offers free wireless internet, as well as a coffee bar and bicycle rental. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

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Yha Wanaka Purple Cow
Yha Wanaka Purple Cow
8.9 Excellent
94 Brownston Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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0.8 mi from city centre,  

This unique hostel in Wanaka offers free wireless internet, as well as a coffee bar and bicycle rental. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

£18
Avg. per night
Altamont Lodge
Altamont Lodge
9.1 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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2.0 mi from city centre,  

Altamont Lodge is located in Wanaka and is close to Roys Peak. It also offers ski lockers, a tour desk and luggage storage.

£60
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Lakeview Motel
Lakeview Motel
8.3 Excellent
68 Lismore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Lakeview Motel Wanaka is situated in Wanaka and is close to the area's tourist attractions. The motel boasts views of the mountains, as well as Lake Wanaka.

£67
Avg. per night
Wanaka View Motel
Wanaka View Motel
8.5 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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0.9 mi from city centre,  

Wanaka View Motel provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Wanaka. It is conveniently located for those wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

£72
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Cardrona Hotel
Cardrona Hotel
9.1 Excellent
2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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14.4 mi from city centre,  

Cardrona Hotel is situated on South Island and provides 3.5-star facilities in addition to free Wi-Fi. It also features luggage storage, an airport shuttle and an outdoor pool.

£74
Avg. per night
Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
8.1 Excellent
20 Studholme Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.3 mi from city centre,  

Situated at the foot of Roys Peak, Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka is a comfortable base in Wanaka and features an outdoor pool, a sauna and indoor tennis courts. It also offers outdoor tennis courts, a lake and a Jacuzzi.

£75
Avg. per night
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
8.6 Excellent
109 Mount Aspiring Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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2.0 mi from city centre,  

This modern resort in Wanaka provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as a sauna and an outdoor heated pool. There is also a fitness centre with a sauna, a cross trainer and a swimming pool.

£75
Avg. per night
Asure Brookvale Motel
Asure Brookvale Motel
8.4 Excellent
35 Brownston Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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0.7 mi from city centre,  

This comfortable motel in Wanaka offers free Wi-Fi, as well as ski passes and an outdoor pool. It is ideally located for guests wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

£76
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Wanaka

2 stars and under
Yha Wanaka Purple Cow
No. 1 most popular

Yha Wanaka Purple Cow

94 Brownston Street, Wanaka, New Zealand

8.9. Excellent
£18

Avg. per night

3 stars
Manuka Crescent Motel
No. 1 most popular

Manuka Crescent Motel

51 Manuka Crescent, Wanaka, New Zealand

8.2. Excellent
£92

Avg. per night

Fairway Motel and Apartments
No. 2 most popular

Fairway Motel and Apartments

2 Macpherson Street, Wanaka, New Zealand

8.6. Excellent
£77

Avg. per night

Cardrona Hotel
Best value

Cardrona Hotel

2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand

9.1. Excellent
£74

Avg. per night

4 stars +
Edgewater
No. 1 most popular

Edgewater

54 Sargood Drive, Wanaka, New Zealand

8.7. Excellent
£80

Avg. per night

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
No. 2 most popular

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka

109 Mount Aspiring Road, Wanaka, New Zealand

8.6. Excellent
£75

Avg. per night

Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
Best value

Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka

20 Studholme Road, Wanaka, New Zealand

8.1. Excellent
£74

Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Wanaka

About Wanaka

A mecca for outdoor adventures, Wanaka’s pristine lakes, valleys and waterfalls attract skiers, skydivers, bikers and climbers from around the world. With majestic views and untouched nature around every corner, it’s no surprise Wanaka’s national park was featured in “The Lord of the Rings” movies.

Things to do

Explore the sublime trails around Lake Wanaka. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and gentle sloping glaciers, Lake Wanaka is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. For an easy half-day trek, pack some snacks and make your way up Roys Peak Track. With panoramic views of Lake Wanaka and Mount Aspiring, Roys Peak is an unforgettable journey into the heart of southern New Zealand.

Descend into the world-class canyons of Wanaka in the Matukituki Valley. Whether you’re interested in hiking through old growth forest or looking to climb formidable rock structures, Matukituki is home to a variety of intriguing canyons, rushing waterfalls and crystal-clear pools. Stop and enjoy the views of Mount Aspiring National Park, which features one of New Zealand’s highest peaks.

Do you appreciate a good brain twister? Don’t miss Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World, Wanaka’s self-proclaimed “wonderful world of weirdness”. Featuring a gigantic outdoor maze, multiple illusion rooms, bizarre buildings and a dedicated puzzle centre, you’ll be baffled and delighted as you try to navigate this unique attraction.

Getting around

You can arrive by plane at one of three international airports nearby in the cities of Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin. Shuttles, buses and taxis provide transportation to Wanaka. Wanaka is small and compact, with rental cars and mountain bikes available for exploring the surrounding region.

Wanaka travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Wanaka?

    Edgewater (8.7/10 from 2,303 reviews), Lake Wanaka Lodge (8.2/10 from 465 reviews), and Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka (8.1/10 from 624 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Wanaka.