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The Headwaters Eco Lodge

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Sun deck
Eco Chalet | Terrace/patio
Premium Eco Chalet | Terrace/patio
Premium Eco Chalet | Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually decorated
Premium Eco Chalet | Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually decorated

Overview of The Headwaters Eco Lodge

The Headwaters Eco Lodge

5.0 star property
Luxury holiday park with restaurant, near Lake Wakatipu

9.8/10 Exceptional

15 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
The price is NZ$690
Price available on 07/12/2022
Map
42 Oban Street, Glenorchy, Otago, 9372
Main amenities
  • 14 smoke-free accommodations
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Spa services
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Microwave in a common area
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Separate bedroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 54 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • The Sugar Loaf - 7 min walk
  • Queens Dumplings - 8 min walk
  • The Trading Post - 8 min walk

About this property

The Headwaters Eco Lodge

The Headwaters Eco Lodge offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for NZD 220 per vehicle one-way. Guests indulge in deep-tissue massages, then grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe. A bar/lounge and a terrace are other highlights, and accommodations at this luxurious holiday park offer nice touches such as memory foam beds with premium bedding. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and older
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 14 units

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and older

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms (speed: 250+ Mbps (good for 3–5 people or up to 10 devices))

Parking

  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM*

Off-site

  • Area shuttle within 100 kilometers*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Hosted evening meals daily for a surcharge (reservations required)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Bike tour information
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Zip-lining nearby
  • Fishing nearby

Working away

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Co-working spaces
  • Conference space (1292 square feet)

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bike hire
  • Bike storage

Facilities

  • Built in 2018
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Spa services

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Fan

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory-foam mattress

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Complimentary wireless Internet access (speed of 250+ Mbps (good for 3–5 people or up to 10 devices))
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • LED light bulbs

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages and sports massages.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 220 per vehicle (one-way. Maximum occupancy 4)
  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.5 per cent
  • Housekeeping is available for an additional fee
  • Hosted evening meal costs NZD 85

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and high chair

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 10 per pet, per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and over.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have lifts.

This property uses solar and geothermal energy, plus a grey water recycling system and eco-friendly cleaning products.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Cabin
Camp Eco Retreat Cabin
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Lodge
Camp Eco Retreat Lodge
Camp Eco Retreat
Lodge Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Glenorchy
Glenorchy Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Lodge
Lodge Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat Glenorchy
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat
The Headwaters Eco Glenorchy
The Headwaters Eco Lodge Glenorchy
The Headwaters Eco Lodge Holiday park
The Headwaters Eco Lodge Holiday park Glenorchy

Frequently asked questions

Does The Headwaters Eco Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Headwaters Eco Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Headwaters Eco Lodge?
As of 4 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Headwaters Eco Lodge on 7 December 2022 start from NZ$690, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Headwaters Eco Lodge?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Headwaters Eco Lodge?
Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of NZD 10 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at The Headwaters Eco Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by The Headwaters Eco Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on request. The charge is NZD 220 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Headwaters Eco Lodge?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at The Headwaters Eco Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as fishing, hiking and horse riding. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities such as spa services, a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Headwaters Eco Lodge?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include The Sugar Loaf (7-min walk), Queens Dumplings (8-min walk) and The Trading Post (8-min walk).
What's the area around The Headwaters Eco Lodge like?
The Headwaters Eco Lodge is a short 7-minute walk from Lake Wakatipu and 9 minutes' walk from Glenorchy Wharf.

Overall score and ratings

9.8

Exceptional

10.0/10

Cleanliness

9.7/10

Staff & service

10.0/10

Amenities

9.7/10

Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

This is the place to stay in Glenorchy!
Exceptional stay! Great resort, fantastic location and entirely eco-friendly. Really educational on how they protect our environment.
Bryan Edwin, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

loved it!
Amazing building and story, definitely worth experiencing even if you’ve been to Glenorchy before.
2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Chia Huei, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The eco lodge concept was carefully planned and the property was beautifully designed.
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Unique property making an outstanding effort to be eco- friendly, accessible to all budgets, and an asset to the local community
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very lovely public and private areas, all eco friendly and well maintained. The kitchen is stunning, the common dining and lounging areas were full of art and style. Very sensitive and thoughtful environment, it fostered a sense of sharing and community.
janh, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Outstanding Eco accommodation
Absolutely outstanding, the whole concept of Camp Glenorchy is amazing, very clever designers with great thoughtfulness about the area, we will be back
Helen, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kate, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This was a great place and I highly recommend it. It is very eco-friendly but extremely well done. The cabin we had for our family was very cosy. We loved the large, well equipped communal kitchen and the breakfast. We also had great local tips from the staff there who were very available.
Beth, 2-night family trip
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