Kamana Lakehouse

Queenstown , , 139 Fernhill Road (Show on Map)
8.8
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Info Kamana Lakehouse, a breathtaking high-altitude retreat in Queenstown, offers guests the perfect blend of elegant comfort and iconic views in a serene setting. As the highest altitude accommodation in town, this boutique hotel boasts incredible vistas of Lake Whakatipu and The Remarkables mountain range, ensuring a memorable stay. Kamana Lakehouse provides exclusive experiences, including Kamana Soak, featuring three private hot tubs with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

The hotel is also an ideal destination for weddings, meetings and events, offering exceptional service and beautiful venues. Guests can enjoy contemporary New Zealand cuisine at Nest Kitchen & Bar, an inviting art deco-style restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Lake Whakatipu. Kamana Lakehouse's team of professionals is dedicated to helping guests plan the perfect Queenstown experience, from in-house dining and soaking tub reservations to ski passes and a variety of local activities.
Summary of reviewsKamana Lakehouse is a luxurious hotel with stunning views of the lake and nearby mountains. The location is ideal for nature enthusiasts, offering easy access to hiking areas and a nature reserve. The rooms are spacious, modern and well-equipped with high-end amenities and the beds are comfortable and cozy. The hotel's cleanliness is impressive with guests praising the quality of housekeeping. The staff is friendly, accommodating and goes above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay. The in-house spa is a must-do for any traveler seeking a soothing soak with breathtaking views. While the breakfast menu is limited, the quality of the food and service is generally high. The dinner at the Nest restaurant received mixed reviews, but those who were able to dine there were blown away by the incredible food, superb views and exceptional service. Kamana Lakehouse is a great pick for families, although larger room configurations or apartments would be appreciated. Despite the steep room rates, guests found the hotel to be worth every penny, offering modest luxury that will make your stay unforgettable.
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Room Types
Twin Room with Two Queen Beds - Kamana - Courtyard View This contemporary, non-smoking room includes 2 premium queen-sized beds and wall-to-wall windows with a courtyard view. It also includes a semi-private outdoor seating area, free WiFi, an en suite bathroom, toiletries, a small refrigerator, small safe, 46-inch LED TV and USB charging ports. In-room coffee and tea are included. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. There is no capacity for additional guests or extra beds.

Tahuna Lakeview King Room The room features unobstructed views of Lake Wakatipu and the picturesque Remarkables mountain range. The contemporary, non-smoking room also includes wall-to-wall windows, a premium super king-sized bed, toiletries, a small refrigerator, small safe, free WiFi, USB charging points, a 46-inch LED TV and in-room coffee and teas. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. There is no capacity for additional guests or extra beds.

King Room – Kamana – Courtyard View This contemporary, non-smoking room includes wall-to-wall windows with a courtyard view. It also includes a premium super king-sized bed, a semi-private outdoor seating area, free WiFi, an en suite bathroom, toiletries, a small refrigerator, small safe, 46-inch LED TV and USB charging ports. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. There is no capacity for additional guests or extra beds.

King Room – Remarkables – Mountain View This room features a private terrace and views of the Remarkables. It offers an en suite, Premium super king-size bed and a contemporary design, with wall-to wall-windows. Also included is a semi-private outdoor seating area.

Twin Room – Remarkables – Mountain View This room features a private terrace and partial views of the Remarkables. It offers an en suite, Premium super king-size bed and a contemporary design, with wall-to wall-windows. Also included is a semi-private outdoor seating area.

King Room with Lake View The unit offers 1 bed.

About Kamana LakehouseKamana Lakehouse is a stunning high-altitude retreat located in Queenstown, where guests can enjoy elegant comfort and immerse themselves in iconic views. This gorgeously designed boutique hotel captures the essence of Queenstown, offering a serene retreat in the adventure capital of the world. As the highest altitude accommodation in town, Kamana Lakehouse provides sweeping views of Lake Whakatipu and The Remarkables mountain range, allowing guests to experience both exploration and relaxation during their stay.

Kamana Lakehouse offers an exclusive and memorable experience for its guests with Kamana Soak, the ultimate private hot tub experience in Queenstown. Guests can unwind in one of the three private soaking hot tubs overlooking the peaks of the Remarkables mountain range and Lake Wakatipu. The hot tubs are exclusively available to in-house guests, ensuring a relaxing and unforgettable stay. Kamana Lakehouse is also the ideal destination for weddings, meetings and events, providing a dream event service and stunning venues for unique and memorable experiences.

Guests can savor modern takes on classic dishes at Nest Kitchen & Bar, Queenstown's best contemporary New Zealand restaurant, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows for awe-inspiring views of Lake Whakatipu. The seductively-lit, art deco-style restaurant and bar offers an inviting ambiance, perfect for sharing laughter, love and life. The cocktail lounge also features a unique selection of New Zealand Gin & tonics and an extensive list of Central Otago cellar wines. Kamana Lakehouse's team of professionals is available to assist guests in planning the perfect Queenstown experience, from in-house dining and soaking tub bookings to ski passes and various activities around town.
Guest Reviews
8.8
Excellent
Location
Kamana Lakehouse boasts of a stunning location that offers guests remarkable views of the nearby mountains and sea from their rooms and the restaurant. The hotel is situated just outside of Queenstown, away from the hustle and bustle of the busy downtown, but still close enough to reach it easily with a hotel shuttle, a 15-minute walk or a short 4-minute drive. Guests can take a scenic stroll into town using the walking tracks or catch a bus across the road from the hotel. The hotel's vicinity to a nature reserve and hiking areas also makes it an ideal spot for nature enthusiasts. While some guests thought the hotel was a bit too far out of town or the rooms with lake views were not big enough for families, most loved the location, finding the neighborhood restaurants simple and delicious and the staff amazing. Overall, Kamana Lakehouse is well worth the stay for its beautiful location, excellent views and convenience.

Breakfast
The breakfast at Kamana Lakehouse has received mixed reviews, but overall, it seems to be a positive experience. While some guests found the menu to be limited and expensive, others raved about the excellent food with some calling it the best meal they had in Queenstown. The dining area boasts stunning views of the lake, although some guests note that these could be better utilized. Breakfast options are limited with no buffet available, but the quality of the food and service is generally high. Highlights include fresh fruit and coconut yoghurt, good coffee and a fantastic Bellini. Guests recommend getting the breakfast and enjoying the lovely dining room. The main downside is the late start time of 7am for those with early mornings.

Dinner
The dinner at Kamana Lakehouse received mixed reviews from guests. Some guests were disappointed that the restaurant was closed on some days or had limited availability. Others were put on a waiting list or unable to eat there due to the restaurant being fully booked. Some also found the restaurant to be overpriced or too meat-heavy. However, those who were able to dine at the restaurant were blown away by the incredible food, superb views and exceptional service. Guests who couldn't eat at the restaurant found alternative options nearby, such as fish and chips across the road or ordering Uber. Despite some negative reviews, the Nest restaurant was rated as one of the best meals guests had on their trip.

Rooms
Kamana Lakehouse boasts stunning and spacious rooms with contemporary furnishings and well-thought-out amenities. Guests were delighted with the comfortable and clean rooms, featuring modern bathrooms and extremely comfy beds. The views from the rooms and restaurant are breathtaking, showcasing the Remarkables mountain range and picturesque lake views. The hotel offers rooms with partial garden or courtyard views, but guests recommended avoiding rooms facing the main road due to traffic noise. Some rooms were noted as small, cramped or basic, but in general, all rooms are well-equipped with high-end amenities. The hotel provides top-notch facilities and luxurious accommodations, exceeding guest expectations. The hotel rooms provide an enjoyable and cozy atmosphere with friendly and modern interiors.

Beds
If you're looking for a hotel with comfortable beds, Kamana Lakehouse should definitely be on your list. Guests rave about the quiet and clean rooms that have cozy and comfy beds. Some even say it's the comfiest bed they've ever slept on during their whole holiday! The huge size of the beds, especially the king beds, make it perfect for a good night's rest after exploring Queenstown. However, some guests did mention that some of the mattresses sank in the middle, but this didn't seem to be a widespread issue. Overall, the rooms and beds were well-maintained and comfortable - ideal for a rejuvenating stay.

Cleanliness
If cleanliness is a top priority for you when choosing a hotel, then the Kamana Lakehouse is the perfect choice for you. With numerous guests raving about the cleanliness of the hotel, you can expect to be impressed. The rooms are not only modern and comfortable, but they are also spotlessly clean. Guests have been praising the quality of the housekeeping with rooms being cleaned every day to ensure that you have a tidy and comfortable stay. You'll also be pleased to know that the bathroom is of a good size and is kept amazingly clean. The lobby and facilities of the hotel are also maintained to a high standard, ensuring that everything is nice and clean for guests. The only minor downside is that some guests had to request fresh sheets, but overall, the quality of the hotel's cleanliness exceeded expectations!

Staff
If you're in search of a welcoming and accommodating hotel staff, Kamana Lakehouse is the perfect pick for you. Many guests described the staff as very friendly and helpful, doing their best to ensure a pleasant stay. Despite a few isolated complaints about inexperienced restaurant staff, most praise the team for their exceptional service with some guests highlighting the outstanding and fantastic staff. The hotel's warm and friendly service extends from housekeeping to front office with staff members being lovely, polite, attentive and accommodating. Guests were consistently impressed by the staff's friendly and helpful approach, going above and beyond to assist with any needs or requests, making anything happen if needed. Whether you're seeking a warm welcome or empathetic support, Kamana Lakehouse's staff is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Spa
One of the highlights of staying at Kamana Lakehouse is the in-house spa which is perfect for a relaxing retreat or special celebrations like birthdays and anniversaries. The spa facilities include private hot baths and hot tubs and an Onsen experience, all with stunning views of the outside. Guests who tried the spa had a fantastic and very relaxing time and highly recommend it. Although the booking process could be improved, it's well worth the extra fee for the spa. In fact, some guests wished they had utilized the spa instead of similar facilities elsewhere. Overall, the in-house spa at Kamana Lakehouse is a must-do for any traveler seeking a soothing soak with breathtaking views.

Family
Kamana Lakehouse is a great pick for families looking for a holiday getaway. Although some reviewers mentioned that the lake view rooms were not spacious enough for families, they were still satisfied with the perfect rooms provided by the hotel for their family of four. Guests recommend this hotel to their family and friends due to the unmatched service they experienced, especially during a wedding held in-house. The hotel could improve by adding more amenities, such as toasters or microwaves in the room, to make it more comfortable for families traveling with young children. Guests did mention that they had to pay extra for their kids' breakfast, which wasn't disclosed during the booking process. However, overall, it was suggested that the hotel was worth the money despite its distance from the CBD. Larger room configurations or apartments would also be appreciated by families with children. For families with younger kids who eat at specific times, the hotel was accommodating and ensured that their needs were met.

Luxury
If you're looking for a luxurious hotel with stunning views of the lake, then look no further than Kamana Lakehouse. Despite the steep room rates, guests found the hotel to be worth every penny. The modern and stylish property boasts fabulous facilities and a homely touch without compromising on luxury. The quality in every department exceeded guests' expectations, making it the most luxurious place during their stay. The rooms are absolutely stunning with incredible comfort after a long day skiing. From the smart design to the beautiful presentation, the hotel offers modest luxury that will make your stay unforgettable. Though disappointed that the bar and restaurant were closed on certain evenings, guests absolutely loved the luxurious additions and the upmarket stay at Kamana Lakehouse.


No, Kamana Lakehouse doesn't have any pool.

Yes, a spa is available at Kamana Lakehouse.

No, Kamana Lakehouse doesn't allow dogs.

No, parking facilities aren't available at Kamana Lakehouse.

No, Kamana Lakehouse doesn't have a gym.

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