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Oasis Yurt Lodge
Oasis Yurt Lodge
9.6 Excellent

1.3 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 407 reviews
9.6

This comfortable lodge in Wanaka offers complimentary wireless internet, as well as bicycle rental and snow sports. It also provides a garden and a shared kitchen.

Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
8.9 Excellent

2.0 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 948 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

1.1 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,001 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

0.9 km 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.

Cardrona Hotel
Cardrona Hotel
9.1 Excellent

23.3 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 752 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.

Wanaka Hotel
Wanaka Hotel
8.1 Excellent

1.2 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,809 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.

Holly's Backpackers
Holly's Backpackers
8.3 Excellent

1.1 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 624 reviews
8.3

Situated in Wanaka, Holly's Backpackers is a short drive from Cardrona and Hawea. It is located in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Altamont Lodge
Altamont Lodge
9.1 Excellent

3.3 km 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

2.4 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 958 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.

The Camp - Lake Hawea
The Camp - Lake Hawea
8.3 Excellent

12.8 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

ExcellentBased on 449 reviews
8.3

The Camp - Lake Hawea offers 3.5-star accommodation in Hawea. It also features a games room, a playground and a lake.

Tips for booking a Wanaka hotel

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Wanaka:$188/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$22/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
$82 - $403
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$67 - $138
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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West Meadows Motel
West Meadows Motel
9.6 Excellent

1.6 km 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.

2
Cardrona Hotel
Cardrona Hotel
9.1 Excellent

23.3 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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.

3
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka
8.6 Excellent

3.2 km 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.

4
Archway Motel & Chalets
Archway Motel & Chalets
8.5 Excellent

1.0 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

Situated at the base of Roys Peak, Archway Motels & Chalets provides a comfortable place to stay in Wanaka and features a Jacuzzi. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

5
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
8.9 Excellent

2.0 km 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.

6
Wanaka Hotel
Wanaka Hotel
8.1 Excellent

1.2 km 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.

7
The Camp - Lake Hawea
The Camp - Lake Hawea
8.3 Excellent

12.8 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

The Camp - Lake Hawea offers 3.5-star accommodation in Hawea. It also features a games room, a playground and a lake.

8
Yha Wanaka
Yha Wanaka
8.7 Excellent

1.3 km 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.

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Yha Wanaka
Yha Wanaka
8.7 Excellent

1.3 km 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.

$28
Avg. per night
Holly's Backpackers
Holly's Backpackers
8.3 Excellent

1.1 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

Situated in Wanaka, Holly's Backpackers is a short drive from Cardrona and Hawea. It is located in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

$78
Avg. per night
Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park
Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park
9.0 Excellent

3.2 km 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.

$84
Avg. per night
The Camp - Lake Hawea
The Camp - Lake Hawea
8.3 Excellent

12.8 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

The Camp - Lake Hawea offers 3.5-star accommodation in Hawea. It also features a games room, a playground and a lake.

$88
Avg. per night
Altamont Lodge
Altamont Lodge
9.1 Excellent

3.3 km 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.

$95
Avg. per night
Cardrona Hotel
Cardrona Hotel
9.1 Excellent

23.3 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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.

$100
Avg. per night
Fairway Motel and Apartments
Fairway Motel and Apartments
8.7 Excellent

0.9 km 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.

$109
Avg. per night
ASURE Brookvale Motel
ASURE Brookvale Motel
8.3 Excellent

1.1 km from city centre, Wanaka Show on map

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.

$115
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Wanaka

2 stars or below

$28 - $179

The Camp - Lake Hawea

No. 1 most popular

$88
Avg. per night
The Moorings

No. 2 most popular

The Moorings
9.1 Excellent
$179
Avg. per night
Yha Wanaka

Best value

Yha Wanaka
8.7 Excellent
$28
Avg. per night
3 stars

$100 - $166

West Meadows Motel

No. 1 most popular

West Meadows Motel
9.6 Excellent
$166
Avg. per night
Fairway Motel and Apartments

No. 2 most popular

$109
Avg. per night
Cardrona Hotel

Best value

Cardrona Hotel
9.1 Excellent
$100
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

$84 - $149

Edgewater

No. 1 most popular

Edgewater
8.8 Excellent
$124
Avg. per night
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka

No. 2 most popular

$141
Avg. per night
Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park

Best value

$84
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?

    Wanaka is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel, which has a current rating of 7.0. For other potential stays, consider Mt Aspiring Holiday Park and Edgewater, which can also be great places to stay in Wanaka.

  • How much do hotels in Wanaka cost?

    Hotels in Wanaka cost an average of $239/night according to HotelsCombined data in the last 72 hours. A 4- or 5-star hotel in Wanaka had higher average prices of $210/night and $518/night, respectively.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Wanaka?

    $27 per night is the cheapest Wanaka hotel price found in our data from the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a hotel in Wanaka tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in Wanaka tonight are about $216 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as $44 for tonight in the last 3 days. The best price found for a 4-star hotel in Wanaka tonight is $77.