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Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Flat-screen TV, DVD player, iPod docking station, heated floors

Guest reviews

4.9/5 Exceptional
29 reviews
Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa


Explore the area

Popular LocationLake Wakatipu1 min walk
Popular LocationShotover Jet52 min drive
AirportQueenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)55 min drive
Popular LocationMoke Lake56 min drive

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  • Lodge Suite

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq m
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsLodge Suite
  • Lodge Room

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsLodge Room
  • Chalet Suite

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq m
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsChalet Suite
  • Chalet Stateroom

    Room amenities

    • 130 sq m
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsChalet Stateroom

About this area


Located in Glenorchy, Blanket Bay is on a lake. Glenorchy Golf Club and Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lake Wakatipu and Te Wahipounamu. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and rafting nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and skydiving.

Visit our Glenorchy travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lake Wakatipu - 1 min walk
  • Shotover Jet - 52 min drive
  • Onsen Hot Pools - 53 min drive
  • Moke Lake - 56 min drive
  • Bob's Peak - 58 min drive

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 55 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • Lake View Dining Room – Restaurant offering regional cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

About this property

Blanket Bay

Delightful beach lodge with a spa tub
Guests of this beach lodge will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a spa tub and a fitness centre. All 12 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. Guests can enjoy heated floors, and other standard amenities include balconies, DVD players and flat-screen TVs.
Blanket Bay offers 12 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Fridges, coffee/tea makers and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, bathrobes, slippers and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

Free covered self parking
Free covered valet parking
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Free full breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10 AM
1 restaurant
1 bar
Free daily reception
Room service available

Things to do

Arcade/game room
Billiards/pool table
Fitness centre
Free bike hire
Helicopter/aeroplane tours
Horse riding/hire
Outdoor pool
Spa services
Hot tub
Steam room

Family friendly

Arcade/game room
Dry-cleaning service
DVD player
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Soundproofed rooms


Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Ski storage
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service

Languages spoken


Business services

1 meeting room
Business centre


Picnic area
Pool sunloungers


Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - prenatal


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Well-lit path to entrance
Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Wheelchair-accessible pool
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible spa
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


Designated smoking areas
Fireplace in reception

Room amenities


Climate control (air conditioning)
Premium bedding


Separate bathtub and shower


DVD player
Flat-screen TV
iPod dock
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

Outdoor space



Connecting rooms available
Heated floors
Iron/ironing board
Turndown service



Check-in between noon and 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 9 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

American ExpressDiners ClubMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 500 per room (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official classification for accommodation in New Zealand. This Lodge property has been awarded the Qualmark® Luxury Lodge classification, which is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Blanket Bay and receive a full refund?
Yes, Blanket Bay offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Blanket Bay cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Blanket Bay have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this lodge pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at this lodge?
Check-in is from noon to 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does Blanket Bay provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 500 per room applies.
Where is Blanket Bay located?
Situated on a lake, this luxury lodge is within 3 miles (5 km) of Lake Wakatipu, Glenorchy Golf Club and Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve. Glenorchy Wharf is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Blanket Bay

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The location was stunning. The facilities were clean and the staff was all wonderful! The whole experience was great and we will definitely go back!!!

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

The staff were awesome and the whole experience was amazing.

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Wonderful experience perfect for a one night get away from life’s hustle and bustle

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    A very special place - I wish we'd stayed longer!

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019