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Wyndham Vacation Resorts

109 Mount Aspiring Road, Lake Wanaka , Wanaka, New Zealand
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Scout loves

  • The apartments are excellent value and have been decorated in a modern style.
  • You will get a high level of service from the friendly staff.
  • The property includes a pleasant communal BBQ, gym and hot tub area.

Scout tips

  • The studios have a small kitchenette but do not come with a sink.
  • The onsite café serves breakfast and a limited menu in the evenings.
  • The property lives up to its name by providing a timeshare resort feel.
  • There are no views from the rooms.
  • Wi-Fi is quite expensive, at $6 per hour for 200mb.

SCOUT REVIEW

Just a short distance out of Wanaka, Wyndham Vacation Resorts is a timeshare style of property featuring self-contained apartments. Previously known as Wanaka Motor Inn and Mt Aspiring Hotel, this property was taken oven by Wyndham 6 years ago.

The incredibly friendly and helpful staff will make you feel welcome and will help with any booking requests around town. The facilities are also good, with an outdoor pool, waterslide, hot tub, BBQ area and a small gym. Before your kids get too excited, know that the pool and slide is closed in winter. However you will still have use of the hot tub, which is certainly a nice place to relieve those aching ski muscles.

The apartments range from studios to 3 bedrooms. In general, they are a good size and pleasantly decorated in a modern style. Each one has a balcony or patio.

The studios have a small kitchenette but with only the basic facilities of a toaster, kettle, fridge and microwave. There is no kitchen sink or hot plate, so really best used for light meals such as cereal and toast. The larger apartments have bigger kitchens. We recommend requesting an apartment on a higher floor as they have higher, vaulted ceilings which makes them feel more spacious.

While there is no restaurant at the resort, there is a café that serves breakfast and coffee in the mornings, and drinks and pizza in the evenings. We were told this could change to include more offerings soon.

The layout of the resort does feel a little cramped and parking can be tight during busy periods. It is located an easy 20 minute walk or 2 minute drive from downtown Wanaka.

Who should stay here

Families and couples who want a simple apartment within a short distance from Wanaka. 

Available: This selection is currently available for this price. Once you submit an inquiry our agents will confirm your booking via email and send you an invoice for a deposit. You will need to pay a 25% deposit within 7 days (unless otherwise specified) to secure the booking.

On Request: Our agents need to confirm availability of this room. Once you submit a request we will endeavour to get back to you by the next business day to confirm availability (some properties may take longer). If prices are listed they are the exact prices for your dates, room selection and room occupancy. Where prices are not listed we will confirm the price when we confirm availability. In either instance, you are not committed to your selection until after we confirm availability and price. Once you agree to that confirmation, you will be sent an invoice and will need to pay a 25% deposit within 7 days (unless otherwise specified) to secure the booking. If your requested room is not available, we will present alternative options.

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