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Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
8.9 Excellent

1.2 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 949 reviews
8.9

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
8.9 Excellent

0.7 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,002 reviews
8.9

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

Fairway Motel and Apartments
Fairway Motel and Apartments
8.7 Excellent

0.6 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,229 reviews
8.7

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

Wanaka Homestead Lodge & Cottages
Wanaka Homestead Lodge & Cottages
9.6 Excellent

1.7 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 296 reviews
9.6

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

Wanaka Hotel
Wanaka Hotel
8.1 Excellent

0.7 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,813 reviews
8.1

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.

Altamont Lodge
Altamont Lodge
9.1 Excellent

2.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 500 reviews
9.1

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

Manuka Crescent Motel
Manuka Crescent Motel
8.3 Excellent

1.5 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 960 reviews
8.3

Manuka Crescent Motel is situated in Wanaka and features complimentary wireless internet. It also provides a 24-hour reception, a lake and an outdoor pool.

Peak-Sportchalet
Peak-Sportchalet
9.3 Excellent

1.8 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 111 reviews
9.3

Peak Sport Chalet is situated in Wanaka and offers free wireless internet. The various amenities this unique property features include a playground, massage services and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Panorama Court
Panorama Court
8.9 Excellent

0.9 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 546 reviews
8.9

At the base of Roys Peak, Panorama Court is situated near Wanaka's well-known sightseeing attractions. It also offers luggage storage, a tour desk and a lake.

Luxury on Lansdown
Luxury on Lansdown
9.2 Excellent

1.3 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 147 reviews
9.2

This comfortable property in Wanaka offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool. It provides 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned apartments.

Tips for booking a Wanaka hotel

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Wanaka:$140/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$24/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Monday
$66 - $209
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$73 - $160
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka
8.2 Excellent

1.3 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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.

2
West Meadows Motel
West Meadows Motel
9.6 Excellent

1.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

West Meadows of Wanaka is located in Wanaka and features ski equipment hire and free Wi-Fi. It offers 3.5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

3
Wanaka Homestead Lodge & Cottages
Wanaka Homestead Lodge & Cottages
9.6 Excellent

1.7 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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

4
Mt Maude Country Lodge
Mt Maude Country Lodge
9.5 Excellent

2.0 mi from city centre, Lake Hawea Show on map

Mt Maude Country Lodge is set on South Island and offers 3.5-star facilities in addition to free Wi-Fi. It also provides a terrace and a garden.

5
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
8.6 Excellent

2.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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.

6
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
8.9 Excellent

1.2 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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.

7
Wanaka Hotel
Wanaka Hotel
8.1 Excellent

0.7 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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.

8
Hawea Hotel
Hawea Hotel
8.4 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Lake Hawea Show on map

Lake Hawea Hotel is situated in Hawea and provides recently renovated rooms and complimentary Wi-Fi. It also features an express check-in and check-out feature, a coffee bar and on-site parking.

Cheapest hotels in Wanaka, Otago

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Hawea Hotel
Hawea Hotel
8.4 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Lake Hawea Show on map

Lake Hawea Hotel is situated in Hawea and provides recently renovated rooms and complimentary Wi-Fi. It also features an express check-in and check-out feature, a coffee bar and on-site parking.

$20
Avg. per night
Yha Wanaka
Yha Wanaka
8.7 Excellent

0.8 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

This unique hostel in Wanaka offers free wireless internet, as well as a coffee bar and a 24-hour reception. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

$20
Avg. per night
Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park
Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park
9.0 Excellent

2.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

Situated a short drive from Roys Peak, Wanaka Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels offers cosy accommodation in Wanaka. It provides a spa and wellness centre, as well as a sauna, a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

$60
Avg. per night
Altamont Lodge
Altamont Lodge
9.1 Excellent

2.0 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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

$68
Avg. per night
Fairway Motel and Apartments
Fairway Motel and Apartments
8.7 Excellent

0.6 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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

$77
Avg. per night
Manuka Crescent Motel
Manuka Crescent Motel
8.3 Excellent

1.5 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

Manuka Crescent Motel is situated in Wanaka and features complimentary wireless internet. It also provides a 24-hour reception, a lake and an outdoor pool.

$83
Avg. per night
Two Stories Guest House
Two Stories Guest House
9.5 Excellent

1.7 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

Two Stories provides a comfortable setting while in Wanaka. It is conveniently located at the foot of Roys Peak.

$86
Avg. per night
Edgewater
Edgewater
8.8 Excellent

1.9 mi from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

Edgewater Wanaka provides a cosy setting while in Wanaka. It also offers a sauna, outdoor tennis courts and free Wi-Fi.

$87
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Wanaka

3 stars

$70 - $118

West Meadows Motel

#1 Most popular

West Meadows Motel
9.6 Excellent
$118
Avg. per night
Fairway Motel and Apartments

#2 Most popular

$77
Avg. per night
Cardrona Hotel

Best value

Cardrona Hotel
9.1 Excellent
$70
Avg. per night
4 stars +

$60 - $248

Edgewater

#1 Most popular

Edgewater
8.8 Excellent
$87
Avg. per night
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka

#2 Most popular

$99
Avg. per night
Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park

Best value

$60
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

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 is a very popular hotel in Wanaka with a score of 8.8 from 2,032 reviews. Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka (8.6 from 1,283 reviews) and Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka (8.2 from 694 reviews) are also highly rated Wanaka hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.