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4.7 out of 5

"Clean, light and airy, great view of the lake. Helpful host " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 05 Dec 2021

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Hotel Description

The Moorings places you steps from Lake Wanaka and within a short 5-minute stroll of Gallery Thirty Three. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and balconies.

This motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Other amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Continental breakfast is available daily between 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 15-minute walk of this Wanaka motel include Picture Lounge and Pembroke Park.

Three Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Double Bed Studio

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Two Bedroom / Two Bathroom Apartment

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

One Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Two Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

The Moorings ratings based on 73 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for The Moorings

Everyone (29) Couples (37) Family (5)
4 out of 5
Clean, light and airy, great view of the lake. Helpful host

Posted by on 5 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Dec. 2021 by Peter

Hi Mark, Thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Moorings.

5 out of 5
Friendly staff, great location.

Posted by on 5 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Apr. 2021 by Peter

Thanks for the 5 stars, much appreciated.

4 out of 5
Spectacular view, room very comfortable and clean, bathroom particularly a little dated.

Posted by , from Dunedin on 13 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Jan. 2021 by Peter

Thanks for your review Kathy. I appreciate your comment about our bathrooms being a little dated. However, for our tariff and location I think The Moorings is very good value. Cheers

5 out of 5
great spot , amazing view from rooms, so close to everything, fresh feel, friendly owners, clean tidy and thoughtful environment,

Posted by , from Tauranga NZ on 12 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Jan. 2021 by Peter

Thanks for your great review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and would love to see you back in Wanaka another time.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Dec. 2020 by Peter

Thnks for your review, much appreciated.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Nov. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Nov. 2020 by Peter

Thank you for the review.

5 out of 5
Clean and tidy unit, everything that was needed was there, excellent customer service, fantastic view

Posted by on 4 Sep. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Oct. 2020 by Peter

Thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2019

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5 out of 5
The location is excellent, Great Lake views, friendly staff, comfy bed, and clean

Posted by on 30 Nov. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Nov. 2019

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Property Features

The Moorings offers its guests a terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden. WiFi is free in public spaces. The Moorings also features a picnic area and laundry facilities. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Wanaka motel.

  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 2000
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wireless internet access

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Moorings offers 24 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels and Netflix. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access (speed: 25+ Mbps). Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Netflix
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance 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 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property 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 35.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 15.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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 is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and cash. 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. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

  • No lifts
  • Children stay free
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are not cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 13.00 for adults and NZD 13 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 15.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Moorings Motel
  • Moorings Motel Wanaka
  • Moorings Wanaka
  • Moorings Hotel Wanaka
  • The Moorings Hotel Wanaka
  • Moorings Hotel Wanaka
  • The Moorings Motel
  • The Moorings Wanaka
  • The Moorings Motel Wanaka

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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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.