Blanket Bay

Five Night Chalet or Lodge Suite Package
Special from NZ$5,500 or AUD$5,131 *

Blanket Bay sits at the north end of Lake Wakatipu against a backdrop of New Zealand’s finest scenery.

 

Highlights

  • Five nights luxury accommodation for two in a Chalet or Lodge Suite
  • Bottle of MĂ©thode Champenoise and fresh flowers on arrival
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Pre-dinner cocktails each evening
  • Five course dinner each evening in a choice of locations, including exclusive private dinner for two in the Blanket Bay Wine Cave
  • Lunch on a day of choice
  • Access to wide range of Lodge facilities within the all-inclusive tariff.

Important Terms

  • * This product is priced in NZD (NZD), AUD rates can fluctuate depending on exchange rates, final rates in AUD will be confirmed by your consultant at time of booking.
  • Travel Period; 15Apr17-15Dec17
  • Rates are per 5 night package based on double occupancy
  • Rates are subject to tax
  • Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes unless otherwise stated.
  • Advertised price includes any bonus nights, special offers or discounts listed in the inclusions.
  • Surcharges may apply due to demand, Christmas & New Year's Eve, school or public holidays, trade shows, special events & other unforeseen circumstances.
  • Prices may be based on Dynamic Rates and as such, may fluctuate at anytime without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases, or at the property's discretion.
Five Night Chalet or Lodge Suite Package

Travel Period:  15Apr17-15Dec17

Relax within this elegant yet rustic lodge surrounded by majestic alpine scenery. Nestled amidst rugged snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps on the shores of Lake Wakatipu is New Zealand’s finest Lodge – Blanket Bay. Here we celebrate the art of pure relaxation.

In this spectacular corner of New Zealand discover endless ways to restore your physical and spiritual well-being. There is nowhere else on Earth where there are so many activities so close by – fly-fishing and heli-skiing, the country’s best hiking on the Routeburn or Milford Tracks, jet-boating and kayaking, 4WD tours, horse riding, art trails and vineyards, plus flight-seeing over the World Heritage Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound. And lets not forget the numerous international standard golf courses around Queenstown. Please call our reservations team to discuss your package options.

Travel Period Rates for 5 nights per package twin share in New Zealand Dollars from
15Apr17-14Oct17 NZ$5,500
15Oct17-15Dec17 NZ$8,350

Package Includes:

 

  • Five nights luxury accommodation for two in a Chalet or Lodge Suite
  • Bottle of MĂ©thode Champenoise and fresh flowers on arrival
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Pre-dinner cocktails each evening
  • Five course dinner each evening in a choice of locations, including exclusive private dinner for two in the Blanket Bay Wine Cave
  • Lunch on a day of choice
  • Access to wid

 

*Minimum stay of 5 nights required. Rates are subject to tax.

*Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Rates are based on the lowest available and may differ at time of booking. For additional room types and further information on terms and conditions, please confirm with our Travel Specialists at time of booking.

Rates may be subject to change due to Exchange Rate fluctuations.Use currency converter as a GUIDE ONLY.

 

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Accommodation at Blanket Bay is provided in five intimate lakeside rooms, three phenomenal suites, and four beautiful chalet suites all filled with sumptuous furnishings and rich rugs. Natural materials are employed widely throughout, reflecting the Lodge’s special relationship with the environment, and all the rooms are placed to take full advantage of the magnificent lake and mountain views.

The five intimate Lakeside Lodge Rooms feature their own balcony or terrace; king-size bed; armoire; and ensuite bathroom with granite-topped double vanities, separate shower, and bath.

Three magnificent 700 sq ft Suites offer a bedroom and sitting areas which have their own stone fireplace, capacious bathroom with steam shower and separate tub and 400 sq ft private terraces, which feature heart-stopping views of the Lake.

The Chalets reflect New Zealand colonial architecture and complement the main Lodge through the use of schist stone and timber beams. Each chalet comprises two 700 sq ft suites with open stone fireplaces and a central living room. The Stoney Creek Suites may be combined with the living room to create The Richardson Staterooms.

All rooms are equipped with complimentary high-speed internet connection, TVs, and DVDs.

The nightly room rates are for two people with carte blanche use of sports equipment and facilities as well as breakfast, pre-dinner cocktails and dinner. The self-service bar in the game room/pub is open at any time at no extra charge.

Regretfully children under the age of 13 years are unable to be accommodated.

 

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The Lodge at Blanket Bay sits in sprawling grounds on the bush-clad fringes of Lake Wakatipu. Built in the grand style of the finest alpine lodges and finished with native New Zealand timber and stone, the Lodge is a sanctuary of comfort.

The long driveway meanders across a green pasture where you will find sheep grazing. To your right are magnificent views of Mount Earnslaw. Winding down the road stunning views of Lake Wakatipu open up on your left. Straight ahead is the grandeur of the Humboldt mountain range, over which cross the world famous Greenstone and Routeburn tracks. Then you will find Blanket Bay, your own retreat, offering beautiful views of the scenery and all the region has to offer.

Blanket Bay Glenorchy is 3 minutes’ drive from the town centre, Queenstown is 35 minutes’ drive away and Wanaka is a 90 minutes’ drive from the hotel.

 

Dining

The elegant Lake View Evening Dining Room with beamed ceiling and stone fireplace is where dinner is served on individual tables. For the more intimate occasion, the Wine Cave is a perfect venue for private dining and can be reserved for up to six people. Under a clear southern sky, The Terrace is a magnificent setting with the fire behind and the mountain and lake vistas unfolding around you…

Blanket Bay is pleased to have Jason Dell as Executive Chef. A former ‘New Zealand Chef of Year’ Jason describes his ‘ style’ of food as a contemporary display of fresh vibrant fare that excites the palate.

He strives for creative visual appeal, eclectic taste sensations and harmony of flavours and was trained under one of New Zealand’s most elite professional and respected culinary individuals – Mr Rick Rutledge Manning, where he gained a solid grounding in both classical French and new age Pacific Rim cookery styles and a greater appreciation and understanding for premium New Zealand produce.

His passion for culinary excellence continues to evolve and he enjoys bringing a fresh perspective to the dining experiences for guests at Blanket Bay.

Jason’s vision is to afford our discerning, well-travelled clientele the opportunity to savthe an array of eclectic foods that showcase some of the finest ingredients New Zealand has to offer to the global market.

 

Activities

On arrival, you will be offered many different options which can be tailored to suit your stay. It is suggested that you do not pre-book activities as the weather is often a factor. An exception to this rule is fishing guides. Fly fishermen should reserve guides in advance.

Activities offered at the Blanket Bay Lodge include:

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  • Heli Skiing
  • Horse Riding

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Call a Luxury Hotel Specialist on 1300308081 and Quote #3094

(During Business Hours)