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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Ben Ohau awaits you at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat. You'll be 0.6 km (0.4 mi) from Lake Pukaki and 14.6 km (9.1 mi) from Lake Ruataniwha. Highlights at this boutique lodge include in-room free WiFi, fireplaces, and patios.

MP3 docks, dining areas, and sitting areas are featured in all 6 soundproofed rooms. Refrigerators, microwaves, and room service make in-room dining convenient. Nice touches to enhance your stay include designer toiletries, while premium bedding and pillow menus invite a good night's rest. Private yards, coffee/tea makers, and down comforters are also available.

Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center, outdoor tennis court, spa tub, and sauna. At the lodge's restaurant, you can grab a bite to eat. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception, and a conference center. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an area shuttle.

Sights in the region of this 5-star Ben Ohau lodge include Mount John Observatory and Aoraki / Mount Cook Visitor Center.

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About the Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat

Location 86 Mt Cook Road, Ben Ohau, 7944

Property Features

Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat offers its guests an outdoor tennis court, a spa tub, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site. A free manager's reception is offered on select days. Public spaces have free WiFi. A 24-hour fitness center, spa services, and a library are also featured at the luxury Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat. Free self parking is available. This 5-star Ben Ohau lodge is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 6 guestrooms or units
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 2012
  • Dining venue
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch International Airport (CHC) (272.2 km / 169.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat offers 6 accommodations with fireplaces and MP3 docking stations. Rooms open to patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate dining areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Fireplace
  • Private patio
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • MP3 dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Private outdoor space
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Heating
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

The lodge hosts a free manager's reception on select days.

Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Massages
  • Deep tissue massage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 10 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 10 and older are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Minimum guest age is 10
  • Caters to adults only
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Hotel Names

  • Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat
  • Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat B&B
  • Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat B&B Pukaki
  • Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat Pukaki
  • Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat Lodge Pukaki
  • Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat Ben Ohau
  • Ben Ohau Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat Lodge
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  • Lodge Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat Ben Ohau
  • Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat Lodge
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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the lodge before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 10 years old aren't allowed.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property is rated 5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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