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4.7 out of 5

"Clean and tidy unit, everything that was needed was there, excellent customer service, fantastic view " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 04 Sep 2020

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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.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 24 rooms feature DVD players, fans, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. Phones, irons/ironing boards, and free toiletries are also available.

This motel offers free WiFi in public areas, barbecue grills, and free newspapers in the lobby. Added amenities include laundry facilities and luggage storage. Continental breakfast is available daily between 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this Wanaka motel, you'll be 17.4 km (10.8 mi) from Lake Hawea.

Studio Twin

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$149* Per night/room 30 Oct. - 31 Oct.

Three Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 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

Lakeview Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Moorings ratings based on 70 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 (27) Couples (37) Family (5)
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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5 out of 5
Location and view, very warm, clean and comfortable and able to relax looking at the lake.

Posted by on 8 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Sep. 2019 by Rob

Thankyou for your comments. Happy to hear of your experience. Safe travels.

5 out of 5
I loved everything about my stay! The area is nice and close walking distance to everything, lovely spacious room with a very comfortable bed

Posted by on 14 Jul. 2019

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4 out of 5
Lake views were stunning. Short walking distance to town. Rooms were quiet! Pillows and Bed were very comfy!

Posted by , from Christchurch on 14 Jul. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
Fantastic views from our balcony, we had a studio room no. 10. Rooms lovely and warm. Great shower, and clean bathroom. Wished we had stayed longer. Heaps of meal options within walking distance.

Posted by , from Brisbane on 14 Apr. 2019

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Property Features

As a guest of The Moorings, you'll find barbecue grills, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. WiFi is free in public spaces. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Wanaka motel.

  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) (63.6 km / 39.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Moorings offers 24 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. This Wanaka motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • 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 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 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 10:00 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 - 10:00 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 10:00 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 not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 10 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. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. 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.Cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • 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 not provided with 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

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)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10 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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*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.