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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Distinction Wanaka Service Apartment offers upscale living facilities with full kitchen amenities and bathrooms. Distinction with walking is close to the town centre and lake. There is a Pak-N-Save in the town centre where provisions can be purchased for home cooked meals at Distinction Serviced Apartments. Our suite offered 3 bedrooms with 1 ensuite bathroom where the other 2 bedrooms...

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DistinctionWanaka, Manager at Distinction Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you - we endeavour to keep our standards at a high level and is good to hear we are achieving that mark. Just a small correction - it isn't a Pak n Save, it is actually a New World supermarket.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spacious well equipped & modern apartment had everything we needed. Gorgeous view of the lake & mountains. Pool, spa, sauna, gym, tennis courts all in pristine condition. What a find! Can't wait to go back!!!

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DistinctionWanaka, Manager at Distinction Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you - do be aware we are unable to guarantee lake views - as we have limited apartments. We look forward to having you return.

Myrtleford, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We got upgraded to a bigger apartment, so we were very happy. The apartment was nicely furnished, clean and had a beautiful view of Lake Wanaka. Would recommend. There are many facilities here also - games room and pool

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DistinctionWanaka, Manager at Distinction Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you - we welcome your return.

Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't realised that this complex was in fact out of the town centre (techinically it is walking distance but I think it is unlikely that many people walk into town for dinner, its a bit of a hike). We had a car so it wasn't an issue. The apartment itself was nice - they have taken a modular approach...

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DistinctionWanaka, Manager at Distinction Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive review - it will be helpful to others and is much appreciated.

Aurora, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing contemporary apartments with all amenities you could want. These are large 1,2, or 3 bedroom apartments. Pool, hot tub, game and work out room on site. Full kitchen, washer and dryer, balcony, separate living room. Very clean and new looking. Free wifi too.

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ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The welcome you receive is second to none. The apartments are very well laid out with garage with drier. Fully fitted kitchen, dining / living room and patio. We had a two bedroom apartment. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable beds. The two swimming pools are small but fit the needs perfectly after a day enjoying the beautiful sights of Lake...

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DistinctionWanaka, Manager at Distinction Wanaka, responded to this review

thank you for staying - we hope you will return one day.

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is located in a quiet location of the main road and close to all the restaurants and bars. It has hugh apartments or individual houses with swimming pools and all the amenities you can dream about. The management of the hotel has shown me that they are of the most professional level.

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DistinctionWanaka, Manager at Distinction Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words - we strive to ensure our guests have a wonderful experience while they stay with us. We look forward to meeting you again.

adelaide, australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were booked for a night in a one bedroom apartment but was upgraded to a spacious two bedroom ground floor apartment without even requesting for it. The adjacent garage entry was godsend to unload our considerable luggage. The location of the washer and dryer in the garage was even more useful to insulate the noise. To top it off,...

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DistinctionWanaka, Manager at Distinction Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you and I do hope your stay in Te Anau was special too! D Club is amazing and worth getting on board. See you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a ground floor apt (7A) and it was just perfect! Very well equipped and furnished. Highly recommended! Two bedrooms, and the bonus of having your own garage with remote controlled door and your own washer and dryer.

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DistinctionWanaka, Manager at Distinction Wanaka, responded to this review

We appreciate your comment - thank you and see you again.

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a ground floor 2 bed apartment. There was plenty of room as there was only 2 of us. It was well-equipped with a full oven and hob as well as a microwave. There was a washing machine and drier but also an outside drying line. Outside we had a private sitting area with attractive garden. We were...

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DistinctionWanaka, Manager at Distinction Wanaka, responded to this review

Your feedback is appreciated - thank you! We try to make our guests fit on the way back from the restaurants .... got to love that last hill.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The resort offers a choice of 58 large, stylish, self-contained, serviced apartments, each providing you with a high level of personal comfort and convenience, perfect for all seasons. Superior facilities include a gourmet kitchen, 50 channels of Sky TV (43" screens in 3brm apartments), under-floor heating in the bathrooms and so much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Distinction Wanaka

Address: 144 - 154 Anderson Road, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand (Formerly Alpine Resort Wanaka)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $123 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Distinction Wanaka 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Alpine Resort Wanaka Hotel Wanaka
Clarion Wanaka
Wanaka Clarion
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“Some have lake view from second floor units.”
 of 5 bubbles fayc655, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check how near you are to the roads”
 of 5 bubbles LadyinBeds, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Road facing bedroom a touch noisy with windows open.”
 of 5 bubbles leoniew5558, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For the best views ask for units 21A, 22A, or 26A”
 of 5 bubbles JeanetteM668, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in Unit 6. Rooms facing west have good mountain views. Most rooms will.”
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