Blanket Bay, Glenorchy, New Zealand

Accommodation Type: Lodge
Number of rooms: 12

Read our key supplier interview with Blanket Bay. Paradise is a place where snowcapped mountains hold court over wild turquoise rivers, hillsides of golden grasslands wear there rocky crowns like broken citadels, and ancient forests huddle round crystal clear lakes. In this timeless place of legendary giants, there awaits a new sanctuary from the everyday world. Here, standing on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, as if woven into the very fabric of the land is a luxury lodge unrivalled in excellence. With all the flair and sophistication of the world's finest alpine lodges, Blanket Bay is a haven of peace and tranquillity reserved for the most fortunate travellers. Blanket Bay Resort is created to place the finest, most up-to-date microcosm of civilisation into the grandeur of its Alpine surroundings. The Lodge and chalets offer superbly-appointed lakeside rooms and suites each with their own balcony or terrace. At the heart of Blanket Bay Lodge is the 30 ft high Great Room with its vaulted timber beams and vast panorama windows. Three intimate dining rooms serve the delights of Pacific Rim cuisine which, like everything else, leaves you bereft of superlatives.

As you arrive at Blanket Bay Lodge and disembark under the grand porte cochure, you will be greeted by our friendly staff, eager to make your stay enjoyable. The setting is picture perfect - an alpine mountain lodge framed by majestic mountains and crystal clear lake. World class dining, a professionally equipped exercise facility, and a steam room and indoor spa, complement the extraordinary fishing, hiking, riding and water sports activities. Blanket Bay Lodge sets a new standard in New Zealand nature experience.

Facilities: In house games room with a help yourself bar (complimentary beer and soft drinks), pool table, card tables, darts, table shuffle board, 60 inch television with satellite access, guest computer/Internet access, fully equipped gym, steam rooms, spa, 18m outdoor lap pool, extensive wine cellar, conference room, Heli-pad.

Awards

•2012 Voted New Zealand’s No. 1 Luxury Lodge by Andrew Harpers Hideaways within its annual Readers Survey
•2010 Blanket Bay luxury resort has been rated the second best place to stay in the world according to Condé Nast Traveler Gold List
•2009 Forbes Traveler top 400 hotels
•2007 Andrew Harper Hideaway Report - Reader Survey places Blanket Bay in the top 20 International Hideaways
•2007 Robb Report - The World's Ultimate 100 Escapes
•2007 Gold List Winner for Best Cuisine in Conde Naste Traveller Magazine, January 2007
•Blanket Bay named one of New Zealand's Top 10 Luxury Lodges by Luxury Travel Magazine, January 2006
•Blanket Bay was nominated number

Destination: Paradise, Glenorchy

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"Blanket Bay was really the most splendid property, possibly the best in the world and everyone should stay there when visiting New Zealand".

"An acre of Blanket Bay is worth a principality in Utopia"