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4.3 out of 5

"Derek was an absolutely brilliant host/owner. Nothing was too much trouble, extremely friendly and helpful, and always quick to please. We were treate ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 24 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in the heart of Wanaka awaits you at Alpine Motel. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Lake Wanaka and Wanaka Golf Club. Highlights at this ski property include in-room free WiFi, balconies and LCD TVs.

Each apartment features a rice cooker, free weekday newspapers and a safe. A microwave and a hob make in-room dining convenient. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding.

This smoke-free apartment offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden and barbecues. Added amenities include laundry facilities and ski storage. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Wanaka property, you'll be 16.9 km (10.5 mi) from Lake Hawea.

Superior King Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$103* Per night/room 22 Oct. - 23 Oct.

Superior Two Bedroom Family Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Family Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Queen Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

One Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Superior One Bedroom Apartment – Sleeps 5

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Alpine Motel ratings based on 140 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Alpine Motel

Everyone (63) Couples (27) Family (47)
5 out of 5
Close walking distance hosts were very wrlcoming even put a towel on our window screen at night so we had an easy defrost in the morning

Posted by , from Otago on 11 Aug. 2019

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5 out of 5
Great location. Clean and tidy. Friendly staff. Even put towels on our windscreen at night!!

Posted by on 15 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5
Loved how they put a towel on your windshield when it was going to freeze! Very friendly

Posted by on 4 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 5 May 2019

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4 out of 5
Had a pleasant stay, would return.Very pleasant owner.

Posted by on 1 Apr. 2019

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2 out of 5
Broken frying pan, flat smoke alarm battery, oven door wobbly, double bed jammed against the window in 2nd bedroom.

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2019

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4 out of 5
The room was comfortable we had everything we needed, the new bathroom was good. The decor is a bit dated and gloomy.

Posted by on 4 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5
Spacious and central nice owners. Good shower pressure

Posted by on 23 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
Very clean and well maintained place with friendly management.

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location, great hosts. Aircon, even though off, made a sort of groaning noise every so often during the night

Posted by on 13 Jan. 2019

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Property Features

As a guest of Alpine Motel, you'll find tour or ticket assistance, a BBQ, and ski equipment storage. WiFi is free in public spaces. The family-friendly Alpine Motel also features a garden, a picnic area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Wanaka apartment is smoke free.

  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) (63.1 km / 39.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Alpine Motel offers 19 forms of accommodation with a safe and rice cookers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • LCD television
  • Premium channels
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Rice cooker
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 11 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 11 PM.
Guests arriving after 8 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 30 per stay.


  • No pets allowed


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 are 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. On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in all accommodation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Debit cards
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2


Optional extras

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

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 30 per stay

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

Hotel Names

  • Alpine Motel Apartments
  • Alpine Motel Apartments Wanaka
  • Alpine Motel Wanaka
  • Alpine Wanaka
  • Alpine Motel Wanaka
  • Alpine Motel Apartment
  • Alpine Motel Apartment Wanaka

You should know

  • Up to 2 children 2 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Alpine Motel.

National Rating

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

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.