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4.4 out of 5

"Great apartment in excellent location would definitely stay there again " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 08 Jun 2020

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Hotel Description

At The Waterfront you'll be within just a 5-minute stroll of Lake Wakatipu and within 15 minutes of Skyline Gondola. Highlights at this property include in-room free WiFi and balconies.

You can enjoy a TV with cable channels, and each apartment features a DVD player, a coffee/tea maker, and a portable fan. A refrigerator and a stovetop make in-room dining convenient. A hair dryer, a phone, and an iron/ironing board are also available.

This smoke-free apartment building offers free WiFi in public areas, childcare, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities and ski storage. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Queenstown property, you'll be 16.4 km (10.2 mi) from Coronet Peak Ski Area and 24.3 km (15.1 mi) from The Remarkables Ski Area.

Penthouse Studio, Lake view

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$231* Per night/room 17 Mar. - 18 Mar.

1 bedroom apartment, Lake view

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Penthouse 2 Bed 2 Bath, Lake view

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment, Lake view

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Penthouse 2 bedroom, Lake view

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

The Waterfront ratings based on 83 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Waterfront

Everyone (62) Couples (7) Family (14)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Oct. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Nov. 2020 by Biki

Thank you for staying with us, really appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5
Great apartment in excellent location would definitely stay there again

Posted by , from Wanaka on 8 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

19 Jun. 2020 by Biki

Thank you for staying with us, really appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5
Central location, amazing view, great for familieis We had a wonderful 6 night stay in one of the 2 bedroom apartments. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The apartment (10) had been renovated recently and was spacious and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay with 2 small children. The view over the lake is stunning - although there is quite a bit of traffic noise as it is located on the main road. The upside is that the central location means you can walk everywhere and don't have to worry about getting into town. I would recommend the hotel to anyone travelling with children who wants a self contained and spacious apartment. Just note there is only one washing machine and dryer which makes doing washing a challenge - also these are coin operated.

Posted by on 23 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Jul. 2019 by Emma

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to hopefully hosting you again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Aug. 2019 by Emma

Thank you!

3 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location, close to all attractions and town centre.

Posted by on 1 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5
Wonderful location. Excellent views. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Second visit for us to this hotel. I would stay again. Thankyou all very much

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location easy walk to restaurants and bars with parking available.

Posted by on 9 Dec. 2018

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2 out of 5
Hot water service was filling up all night and made water dripping sounds. It was fixed for our second night but we were not even given an apology. To have paid so much money and have this happen was very disappointing. The view was amazing but unfortunately i lost a nights sleep which marred my experience of this Hotel. Other aspects of the facility were tired - water was undrinkable from kitchen tap, toiled button didn't work properly. I paid for a Penthouse and they didn't deliver on the quality.

Posted by on 4 Dec. 2018

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 2 Nov. 2018

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Property Features

The Waterfront offers its guests tour/ticket assistance, ski storage, and laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi. The Waterfront also features dry cleaning/laundry services and an elevator. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Queenstown apartment is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Built in 1996
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Auckland Intl. Airport (AKL) (1,542 km / 958.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Waterfront offers 20 accommodations with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and portable fans.

  • Private balcony
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 50 per night.

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 smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is professionally cleaned and disinfectant is used to clean the property. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Weekly housekeeping provided; fees apply for additional cleaning
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Breakfree Waterfront
  • Breakfree Waterfront Hotel
  • Breakfree Waterfront Hotel Queenstown
  • Breakfree Waterfront Queenstown
  • Breakfree The Waterfront Hotel Queenstown
  • Waterfront Hotel Queenstown
  • Waterfront Queenstown
  • The Waterfront Apartment
  • The Waterfront Queenstown
  • The Waterfront Apartment Queenstown

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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