The third of Julian Robertson’s properties, the luxury boutique Matakauri Lodge is located seven minutes from Queenstown and is spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri. The Lodge offers 11 luxurious suites and villas, each with private terraces and open fireplaces looking out onto the dramatic Queenstown lakeside and the Remarkable Mountains. The lodge interior, designed by Virginia Fisher, includes a day spa with pool, sauna and gym, and dining areas serving fabulous modern gourmet cuisine from the daily changing a la carte menu which features local seasonal produce and wines. Matakaura Lodge is listed among the top 100 luxury retreats in the world.
Eichardts Private Hotel
Dating back to the 1866, Eichardt’s Private Hotel today features five stunning hotel suites and four boutique lakefront apartments designed by the internationally renowned Virgina Fisher. Located directly on the shore of Lake Wakatipu in the heart of Queenstown, the hotel boasts marvelous mountain and lake views. The nearby designer boutiques and the buzz of Queenstown’s vibrant restaurant precinct make this is a spectacular lakeside retreat. The suites are large and feature a super king bed, fireplace, mini bar, dressing room and en-suite bath with double vanities, separate showers, and heated mirrors and floors and are entertainment and business integrated as well with personal audiovisual systems and internet access. Enjoy a drink in the tapas and cocktail bar.
The Milbrook Resort, located 20 minutes from Queenstown, is set among 500 acres of year-round recreational paradise. The resort offers a choice of accommodations from 51 Village Inn rooms, 70 Villa Suites, 13 two-bedroom Hotel Villas and 30 Cottages. All rooms are generously proportioned and feature a balcony or garden area overlooking the Milbrook Resorts golf greens and fairways and the stunning mountain views which surround the resort. Complimentary access is provided to the resorts health & fitness center as well as shuttle service to Queenstown and Arrowtown. The Milbrook Resort also has a full service Spa and hair salon. Dining options include the Hole in One Café, the award winning Millhouse Restaurant, the Kobe Japanese Restaurant & Grill, and the golf Clubhouse.
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