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Reviewed 31 August 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights, and could have easily stayed another 2. Exceptional staff are very friendly and accommodating. Loved the 3 course meals and enjoyed being seated with other travellers and sharing their stories. Fantastic lounge area with roaring open fire. Although some of the rooms are a bit tired, that does not matter. Very good value.

1Thank car0l111
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We were recommended this as a family friendly ski location from our book a batch hosts and we weren't disappointed. The family rooms are well appointed and comfortable (close enough to the bar and restaurant that our baby monitor still worked without having to go back to our room or stay in our room while our 2yo slept) The property...

1Thank Marnie S
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We came here for a family birthday party and found a place that we will definitely return to. The surroundings are amazing, the staff very friendly and hospitable (and tolerant ... it was a party after all) and the food (though limited in choice) was outstanding given that the catering takes place in the middle of nowhere. I have rarely...

1Thank Chris S
Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 August 2015

My husband and myself were part of a birthday party group that stayed on the 21st August 2015. We stayed one night but some of our party of 19 stayed 2 nights. Next time we will stay for 2 nights. From our warm welcome, our room, food and ambiance it was all excellent and to be very highly recommended. We...

1Thank 266sandra
Arrowtown, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I stayed here with a friend to have a couple of days at Ohau Skifield in September 2014. We shared one of the twin rooms in the Huxley Wing. Beds were good, the on-suite was massive and great for getting dressed in. Lounging in the hot tubs watching the sun set on Mt Cook was sublime and the shared table...

1Thank Micandvic
Truckee, California
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Ohau (pronounced "O how") I love to ride at the Ohau ski fields. The staff at the lodge is very friendly and helpful. This is a good place to take your family. An adult ticket is $80. There is one chair that accesses beginner and intermediate terrain. They have a carpet and a Poma for beginners. Long groomed cruisers, small...

1Thank sejw
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

First time visitor with teenage family to Lake Ohau lodge. Friendly, helpful, engaging staff at the lodge and the ski field. Great facilities, fantastic food at the lodge and up on the ski field. Magnificent views from the top. A special place to visit.

1Thank Pip S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I have been staying Lake Ohau Lodge for 20 years + In that time, Mike and Louise have been our hosts and remembered our faces. Simply, there is nothing like the feeling you get at Ohau Lodge, anywhere. I started staying at Ohau in a group of 4 friends, all flying over from Oz on boys trips. Now everyone is...

1Thank Indiana G
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here on our school ski trip. Louise and Mike are wonderful hosts and have put together a great team of workers to provide for all needs when enjoying a ski holiday. The lodge is warm and inviting, with plenty of things to do: books, movies, games, spa and a friendly dining room and bar. Highly...

1Thank harrytravellers
Reviewed 6 July 2015

What an amazing crew, you really made our night a celebration. Thanks to the very efficient staff. The food was delicious and kept coming. The atmosphere was great, so warm and inviting by the fire. Thanks again to everyone

1Thank Jenny E

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 72 unit Lodge with warm, centrally heated, comfortable accommodation on the shore of Lake Ohau with views of Glen Mary Glacier, Aoraki Mt Cook and the Ben Ohau Range. Facilities include restaurant, bar, games room, spa pools and drying room. Staying at the Lake Ohau Lodge will complete a unique and truly memorable South Island skiing experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Ohau Lodge

Address: 2295 Lake Ohau Road | P O Box 51, 7944, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Lake Ohau
Price Range: ₹ 4,840 - ₹ 9,680 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lake Ohau Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Lake Ohau Hotel Twizel
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“We were in the Huxley Wing, cheapest option, but it was perfectly fine, large comfortable and clean bedroom with huge bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Raewyn29, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 80 is the closest to Lake Ohau with best views”
 of 5 bubbles HON1963, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to keep away from school groups.”
 of 5 bubbles 352default, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Views of the lake are an absolute winner!”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one with internal access to the lounge area. Top floor with a view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles CazK232, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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