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Oasis Yurt Lodge
Oasis Yurt Lodge
9.6 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 409 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
8.8 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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2.0 km from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 1,027 reviews
8.8

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
Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.0 km from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 1,021 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
8.6 Excellent
2 Macpherson Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 1,347 reviews
8.6

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
2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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23.2 km from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 839 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
71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.2 km from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 1,984 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
71 Upton Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.1 km from city centre, Wanaka 
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.

Mt Aspiring Holiday Park
Mt Aspiring Holiday Park
7.9 Good
217 Mt Aspiring Rd Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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3.8 km from city centre, Wanaka 
GoodBased on 618 reviews
7.9

Mt Aspiring Holiday Park is located in Wanaka and features a Jacuzzi. It also offers a kids pool, an outdoor pool and a playground.

Altamont Lodge
Altamont Lodge
9.1 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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3.2 km from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 511 reviews
9.1

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

Manuka Crescent Motel
Manuka Crescent Motel
8.3 Excellent
51 Manuka Crescent, Wanaka, New Zealand
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2.4 km from city centre, Wanaka 
ExcellentBased on 987 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.

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Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Wanaka:$191/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$22/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
$83 - $408
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$68 - $140
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West Meadows Motel
West Meadows Motel
9.6 Excellent
44 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.7 km from city centre, Wanaka 

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.

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Cardrona Hotel
Cardrona Hotel
9.1 Excellent
2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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23.2 km from city centre, Wanaka 

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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Club Wyndham Wanaka
Club Wyndham Wanaka
8.6 Excellent
109 Mount Aspiring Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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3.2 km from city centre, Wanaka 

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

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Archway Motel & Chalets
Archway Motel & Chalets
8.5 Excellent
64 Hedditch Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.0 km from city centre, Wanaka 

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.

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Mt Aspiring Holiday Park
Mt Aspiring Holiday Park
7.9 Good
217 Mt Aspiring Rd Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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3.8 km from city centre, Wanaka 

Mt Aspiring Holiday Park is located in Wanaka and features a Jacuzzi. It also offers a kids pool, an outdoor pool and a playground.

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Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
Distinction Wanaka Serviced Apartments
8.8 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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2.0 km from city centre, Wanaka 

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
8.1 Excellent
71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.2 km from city centre, Wanaka 

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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The Camp - Lake Hawea
The Camp - Lake Hawea
8.3 Excellent
State Highway 6, Wanaka, New Zealand
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12.8 km from city centre, Wanaka 

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

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Yha Wanaka
Yha Wanaka
8.7 Excellent
94 Brownston Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.3 km 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.

$39
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Holly's Backpackers
Holly's Backpackers
8.3 Excellent
71 Upton Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.1 km from city centre,  

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.

$79
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Mt Aspiring Holiday Park
Mt Aspiring Holiday Park
7.9 Good
217 Mt Aspiring Rd Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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3.8 km from city centre,  

Mt Aspiring Holiday Park is located in Wanaka and features a Jacuzzi. It also offers a kids pool, an outdoor pool and a playground.

$82
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The Camp - Lake Hawea
The Camp - Lake Hawea
8.3 Excellent
State Highway 6, Wanaka, New Zealand
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12.8 km from city centre,  

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

$85
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Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park
Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park
9.0 Excellent
263 Studholme Road North Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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3.2 km from city centre,  

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.

$89
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Altamont Lodge
Altamont Lodge
9.1 Excellent
Wanaka, New Zealand
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3.2 km 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.

$115
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Wanaka Hotel
Wanaka Hotel
8.1 Excellent
71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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1.2 km from city centre,  

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.

$127
Avg. per night
Manuka Crescent Motel
Manuka Crescent Motel
8.3 Excellent
51 Manuka Crescent, Wanaka, New Zealand
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2.4 km from city centre,  

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.

$128
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Hotel prices in Wanaka

2 stars or below

$39 - $217

The Camp - Lake Hawea

No. 1 most popular

$85
Avg. per night
Hawea Hostel

No. 2 most popular

Hawea Hostel
9.6 Excellent
$217
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Yha Wanaka

Best value

Yha Wanaka
8.7 Excellent
$39
Avg. per night
3 stars

$82 - $229

West Meadows Motel

No. 1 most popular

West Meadows Motel
9.6 Excellent
$229
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Fairway Motel and Apartments

No. 2 most popular

$160
Avg. per night
Mt Aspiring Holiday Park

Best value

$82
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

$89 - $210

Edgewater

No. 1 most popular

Edgewater
8.8 Excellent
$210
Avg. per night
Club Wyndham Wanaka

No. 2 most popular

Club Wyndham Wanaka
8.6 Excellent
$160
Avg. per night
Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park

Best value

$89
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?

    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.