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Blanket Bay

Glenorchy, New Zealand's South Island, New Zealand

Blanket Bay: Exterior

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Blanket Bay is the ultimate hideaway, perfectly positioned to experience all this region has to offer - alpine wilderness scenery, prehistoric forests, excellent gourmet cuisine and wines, adventure pursuits, fishing, heli-skiing, horse-riding, jet-boating and mountain-biking being just a few of the area's many attractions. Built in the style of a grand alpine lodge, this remote lodge boasts a lofty, thirty-foot-high Great Room at its heart, a games room, spa, dining room serving delicious gourmet cuisine and lovely guest rooms, suites and chalets, which take full advantage of the spectacular scenery surrounding it. Natural materials are showcased throughout, with the guest suites boasting stone fireplaces, timber ceilings and extensive terraces. A perfect option, whether you wish to enjoy a romantic or action-packed holiday.

  • Type:Lodge
  • Summary:Acknowledged as one of New Zealand's finest lodges
  • Feature:Enjoy spectacular views from the outdoor heated pool
  • Rooms:4 Chalet Suites, 3 Lodge Suites & 5 Lodge Rooms
  • Location:Glenorchy , New Zealand's South Island , New Zealand
  • Nearest airport:Queenstown Airport
Blanket Bay
Location and transfer

1 hour by private car transfer or 10 minutes by helicopter from Queenstown Airport.

Holiday Enquiry

All guest rooms and suites have air-conditioning, a mini-bar, television, DVD/CD player, iPod docking station, telephone, complimentary wi-fi access and twice daily maid service.

Lodge Room:+
  • Rooms: 5
  • Size: 400ft²
  • Room View: Greenstone Valley and lake views
  • Facilities: These delightful lakeside rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows, high timber ceilings, super-king-size beds, polished furniture, a sitting area, an armoire and en suite bathroom with a bath, separate shower and granite-topped double vanity. Outside, each one boasts a terrace or balcony.
Lodge Suite:+
  • Rooms: 3
  • Size: 700ft²
  • Room View: Lake and mountain views
  • Facilities: These spacious suites are elegantly decorated - boasting high timber ceilings and polished wooden floors - and offer 400ft² private furnished balconies, stone fireplaces, seating areas with comfortable armchairs, walk-in wardrobes and large bathrooms with separate steam showers and baths.
Chalet Suite:+
  • Rooms: 2
  • Size: 1,400ft²
  • Room View: Lake views
  • Facilities: These stunning Chalet Suites are located next to the main lodge and comprise two 700ft² suites featuring Colonial architecture, schist stone and reclaimed timber beams, private courtyards, stone fireplaces, comfortable sitting areas, walk-in wardrobes and en suite bathrooms with separate baths and showers. For the upmost in peace and privacy, the delightful Blanket Bay Chalets are the perfect accommodation.

Pacific Rim cuisine is served in three beautiful settings: The Lake View Dining Room, Wine Cave (which can be reserved for intimate dinners or special occasions) and The Terrace, perfect for summer al fresco dining. Rates include breakfast, pre-dinner cocktails and dinner, and as you would expect of this magnificent lodge, only the finest spirits and award-winning New Zealand wines are selected for guests' enjoyment. 

Lake View Dining Room:+
  • Cuisine: Various cuisine
  • Setting: Choose between dining in the Lake View Dining Room with a beamed ceiling and stone fireplace; the Wine Cave, for a more intimate occasion, or under the stars on the terrace.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: No
In Addition

Those seeking adventure will relish the jet-boating, helicopter excursions, rafting, horse-riding and guided hikes. Milford Sound is only a short flight away and is situated in Fiordland National Park, boasting numerous waterfalls, sheer rockfaces and blue-black waters. Weather-dependent, you may witness a waterfall flowing upwards, caused by rare atmospheric conditions. Alternatively, enjoy a two-hour boat cruise spotting seals, penguins and dolphins en route. Blanket Bay's team are also happy to arrange trips to other sites, including Mitre Peak and Stirling Falls.

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