Rydges Lakeland

38 - 54 Lake EsplanadeQueenstown9300New Zealand
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About Rydges Lakeland

Rydges Lakeland is a laid-back lakefront hotel situated in Queenstown. It sits on the shores of the lovely Lake Wakatipu.

The cosy guest rooms feature amenities including free Wi-Fi, flat-screen LCD TVs, individually controlled heating, minifridges and tea and coffee making facilities. Some of the upgraded units offer sitting areas, minibars, private balconies and sleeper sofas.

Guests will enjoy taking a dip in the outdoor pool or relaxing in the private sauna and spa. There are also conference rooms, 24-hour reception services, laundry services and complimentary storage for bikes and snow sporting equipment. On-site complimentary parking is also available.

For dining options, Clancys Bar & Kitchen offers views of the lake. Guests who simply want to kick back and unwind with a drink can take advantage of the bar area, which opens onto an outdoor deck.

Rydges Lakeland is close to bus stops and the Ben Lomond mountain range. It's also near golf courses, wineries, wildlife parks and plenty of outdoor activities.


38 - 54 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown, 9300, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(3)4427600 | Fax: +61(2)92646829 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Pool bar
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Features lovely views.

People who enjoy breath-taking views will probably like staying at this hotel. Several guests said they had very nice views from their rooms and there were also beautiful views of the lake from other areas of the hotel as well.

Sits in an excellent location.

The hotel has been said to sit in a great location near plenty of area attractions. People liked that they could take a stroll along the scenic lake and walk to restaurants and also to the town centre.

Good staff members.

There were also positive remarks about customer service. Guests said they appreciated having helpful staff available for 24 hours.

Negative Reviews

In need of some TLC and updating.

The hotel has been said to be old and worn down. There were negative remarks about the rooms and facility being very dated in appearance. Upgrading and renovations have been suggested.

Noise may be annoying.

People who are light sleepers may want to bring along a pair of ear plugs in order to get a good night's rest. Several visitors said they thought the sound proofing in the hotel was poor. Common complaints revolved around being able to hear loud street noise as well as sounds from other guests, such as children running about or talking loudly at all hours.

A couple of additional complaints.

There were some negative remarks about the breakfast offered, some people said it could be improved. There were also a few complaints about the reception area being very cramped and uncomfortable.

Rating Overview

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6.6 /10
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6.6 out of 10 based on 4010 reviews