Rooms & Suites: 12
Bordered on two sides by National Parks, the tiny village sits against a backdrop of rugged high country, beautiful mountains, glacier fed rivers and ancient beech forests.
Blanket Bay is situated just outside of Glenorchy, a small town at the northern head of Lake Wakatipu. It is here that Peter Jackson chose to film the epic movie trilogy, Lord of the Rings. Accommodation at Blanket Bay is provided in five intimate Lodge Rooms, three generous Lodge Suites in the main lodge, and four superb Chalet Suites all filled with sumptuous furnishings and elegant rugs. Natural materials are showcased throughout, echoing the Lodge's natural interaction with the environment. All rooms within the lodge are placed to take full advantage of the magnificent lake and mountain vistas. 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.
Virtuoso, Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Andrew Harper Recommended
Adventure/Eco/Nature, Business Meeting, Family Vacation, Romantic Getaway, Spa & Wellness, Wedding
Queenstown International Airport (ZQN)
28 miles/45 km
November through April