We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Blanket Bay

Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Blanket Bay
Blanket Bay
Panoramas (7)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

205 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Blanket Bay
See the most recent reviews
Showing 199: English reviews
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We spent two nights of bliss in one the cottages. From the moment we entered the gates and drove toward the main lodge, we knew something special was here. The owners have put an amazing vision in place and now have this iconic place for exclusive rest and relaxation. The team here are the best feature and very quickly you...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SteveAucklandNZ
Carmel, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This is a lodge about 45 minutes north of Queenstown and right on the large lake. The views of the surrounding mountains are spectacular. The property has about 8 rooms in the main lodge and a few suites in separate buildings. The main lodge is quite impressive , being built of the finest wood ( much of it being reclaimed...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jjp10
Orange NSW AUSTRALIA
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary...it was incredible from the moment we arrived. We were lucky to be upgraded to a chalet which was stunning with gorgeous views of Lake Wakatipu. The main lodge is so welcoming, warm and friendly. The staff take care of your every need without having to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank BecJ43
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My husband and I spent three nights at Blanket Bay recently and were in complete awe of the location, staff, food and activities at this resort. About a1 hour drive from Queenstown Airport; We were treated to an incredible ride along Lake Wakatipu and the snow capped peaked mountains. Truly flawless service levels as every facet of our visit was...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank spaqueen12
Gold Coast
Reviewed 23 October 2016

What a celebration going to Blanket Bay for my 70th. From the moment we drove up the staff knew our names and made us welcome. A birthday card and a bottle of wine in the room a pleasant surprise. The view from the balcony breathtaking. Happy hour with interesting canapés, yummy. The dinner was never ending small serves to wet...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Paley
Christchurch
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We recently had a five night stay at Blanket Bay for our honeymoon. It is so gorgeous and everything from the lovely welcome, champagne and flowers in the room, views, massage, spa, to the evening canapes in the bar or games room were all so special. The food is delicious with the evening meal changing daily and a choice of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tournz
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is the 4th time that we have stayed at this lodge and until this experience it has been a totally stunning. Our stay has always been for a week. Regrettably the past 12 months has seen a completely new management team in place which has impacted service levels and the desire to truly look after the customer. A number...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Hymie01
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed at Blanket Bay for 5 nights in September 2016 for our honeymoon and were not disappointed. The premises itself is of fantastic quality and architecturally impressive, with spectacular views that are amazing. From the moment we checked in we were made to feel extremely important, as was every guest staying at the property. Every staff member came and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Simon L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Blanket Bay has everything you could want in a lodge. Beautiful views,comfortable common areas with open fires to relax in, and friendly, efficient staff to cater for every need. The food was all first class and our suite roomy, comfortable and clean. The only downside was having to leave.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Trevor W
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2016

From the moment we arrived until departure, we were absolutely pampered. Our suite was luxurious. A huge bedroom with every amenity including a fake fire for atmosphere although it did get a little chilly at night. A massive walk in bathroom with dual basins and separate show complete with amazing toiletries and a large balcony with great views of Lake...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Spit56

495 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (157)
Viewed
View from Room (22)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (50)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (10)
Viewed
Room/Suite (22)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
2:31
Videos (4)
Viewed
Other (36)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (273)
Viewed
Amenities (32)
Viewed
Chalet Suite (60)
Viewed
Lodge Room (47)
Viewed
Lodge Suite (59)
Viewed
Dining (32)
Viewed
The Hotel (43)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (65)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (13)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (21)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (21)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Glenorchy
26.4 km away
Matakauri Lodge
Matakauri Lodge
#4 of 58 in Queenstown
223 reviews
29.5 km away
The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments
32.0 km away
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
27.7 km away
Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
27.2 km away
Azur
Azur
#16 of 58 in Queenstown
295 reviews
29.4 km away
Villa Del Lago
Villa Del Lago
#2 of 58 in Queenstown
539 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This stunning backcountry retreat sits on the lakeshore 45 minutes outside Queenstown in the Southern Alps New Zealand. Lofty beamed ceilings, rock fireplaces and vast picture windows frame the heroic stone and timber lodge housing the Great Room, Den, Game Room, Gym, spa and several indoor/outdoor dining venues.Thirteen rooms offer every conceivable amenity. Activities include an outdoor lap pool, bush walks, fly-fishing, jet boating, horse riding and scenic heli-flights ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blanket Bay

Address: Rapid 4191 Glenorchy Queenstown Road | PO Box 35, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Glenorchy
Price Range: RM3,058 - RM7,812 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blanket Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets, Hotels.com, Priceline and TripOnline SA so you can book your Blanket Bay reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Blanket Bay Hotel Queenstown
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Blanket Bay staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are the best, no noise anywhere”
jennymR3680UZ, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“You can't go wrong! We enjoyed being in a Chalet Suite, a short walk from the main building, ours was called "Stone Creek"”
  • Flowers in front of our room
  • Rooms have names, not numbers
  • Our own romantic fire
VirginiaR459, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a cottage at any cost!”
SteveAucklandNZ, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No bad rooms that I could see.”
spaqueen12, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views.”
Paley, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
No availability for your dates from these sites
Hotels.com
* /night
View Deal
Expedia.com
Booking.com
Travelocity
View all 7 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates