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The Headwaters Eco Lodge

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Sun deck
Eco Chalet | Terrace/patio
Premium Eco Chalet | Terrace/patio
Premium Eco Chalet | Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually decorated
Premium Eco Chalet | Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually decorated

Overview of The Headwaters Eco Lodge

The Headwaters Eco Lodge

5.0 star property

4.9/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
Map
42 Oban Street, Glenorchy, Otago, 9372

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGlenorchy Golf Club5 min walk
  • Popular LocationLake Wakatipu7 min walk
  • Popular LocationGlenorchy Waterfront Reserve8 min walk
  • AirportQueenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)54 min drive

Room options

About this area

Glenorchy

Located in Glenorchy, The Headwaters Eco Lodge is in a rural area and in the mountains. Glenorchy Wharf is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Wakatipu and Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and power boating nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and skydiving.

What's nearby

  • Glenorchy Golf Club - 5 min walk
  • Lake Wakatipu - 7 min walk
  • Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve - 8 min walk
  • Glenorchy Wharf - 9 min walk
  • Routeburn Shelter - 37 min drive

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 54 min drive

About this property

The Headwaters Eco Lodge

5-star luxury holiday park in the mountains
Free cooked-to-order breakfast, a round-trip airport shuttle and a terrace are just a few of the amenities provided at The Headwaters Eco Lodge. Tee up with amenities such as a driving range at this holiday park. Treat yourself to a massage or other spa services. Free in-room WiFi, with a speed of 250+ Mbps (good for 3โ€“5 people or up to 10 devices), is available to all guests, along with a firepit and a coffee shop/cafe.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Free self-parking
  • Bike hire, an area shuttle and an area shuttle
  • Tour/ticket information, coffee/tea in the lobby and luggage storage
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All 14 individually furnished rooms feature comforts such as premium bedding, as well as amenities such as free WiFi and sound-insulated walls.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Heating and fans
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and memory foam beds
  • LED light bulbs, housekeeping and electrical adapters/chargers

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60ยฐC or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and older
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • In-room WiFi speed: 250+ Mbps (good for 3โ€“5 people or up to 10 devices)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge) up to 100 kilometers

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8:00 AMโ€“9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Hosted evening meal available daily for a fee of NZD 85

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Bike tour information
  • Bike storage
  • Golf driving range
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lockers available

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Conference space (1292 square feet)
  • Coworking spaces
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Firepit
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have any lifts
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Books
  • Games
  • Romance packages available
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Memory-foam mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • LED light bulbs
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and older

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 10 per pet, per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children, up to the age of 3 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 220 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Pet fee: NZD 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Cleaning/housekeeping/linen fees vary based on length of stay
  • Hosted evening meal: NZD 85
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 per cent

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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and high chair
This property uses solar and geothermal energy, plus a grey water recycling system and eco-friendly cleaning products
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have any lifts
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

National rating

Qualmarkยฎ assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Holiday Park property has been rated 5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmarkยฎ

Property is also known as

Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Cabin
Camp Eco Retreat Cabin
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Lodge
Camp Eco Retreat Lodge
Camp Eco Retreat
Lodge Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Glenorchy
Glenorchy Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Lodge
Lodge Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Glenorchy
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat
The Headwaters Eco Glenorchy
The Headwaters Eco Lodge Glenorchy
The Headwaters Eco Lodge Holiday park
The Headwaters Eco Lodge Holiday park Glenorchy

Frequently asked questions

Is The Headwaters Eco Lodge pet-friendly?

Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of NZD 10 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 30 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 1 Dec 2022 start from RMย 1,656.59, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Headwaters Eco Lodge?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Headwaters Eco Lodge?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at The Headwaters Eco Lodge?

Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).

Does The Headwaters Eco Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs 8:00 AM-8:00 PM on request. A fee of NZD 220 per vehicle applies.

Where is The Headwaters Eco Lodge located?

Situated in the mountains, this luxury holiday park is within a 10-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu, Glenorchy Waterfront Reserve and Glenorchy Wharf. Routeburn Shelter and Humboldt Mountains are also within 20 mi (32 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Headwaters Eco Lodge and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Headwaters Eco Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Headwaters Eco Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.9

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 13 out of 15 reviews" "
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Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 15 reviews" "
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5.0/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Bryan Edwin
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
This is the place to stay in Glenorchy!
Exceptional stay! Great resort, fantastic location and entirely eco-friendly. Really educational on how they protect our environment.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
loved it!
Amazing building and story, definitely worth experiencing even if youโ€™ve been to Glenorchy before.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Chia Huei
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The eco lodge concept was carefully planned and the property was beautifully designed.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Unique property making an outstanding effort to be eco- friendly, accessible to all budgets, and an asset to the local community
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

janh, eugene, oregon
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very lovely public and private areas, all eco friendly and well maintained. The kitchen is stunning, the common dining and lounging areas were full of art and style. Very sensitive and thoughtful environment, it fostered a sense of sharing and community.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Helen
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Outstanding Eco accommodation
Absolutely outstanding, the whole concept of Camp Glenorchy is amazing, very clever designers with great thoughtfulness about the area, we will be back
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Kate
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Beth, Halifax Canada
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This was a great place and I highly recommend it. It is very eco-friendly but extremely well done. The cabin we had for our family was very cosy. We loved the large, well equipped communal kitchen and the breakfast. We also had great local tips from the staff there who were very available.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019