Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa

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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds
55-inch Smart TV with satellite channels, fireplace, first-run films
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds
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Overview of Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa

VIP Access

Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa

5.0 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
Map
1820 State Highway 6, Gibbston, Otago, 9371

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKawarau Suspension Bridge14 min walk
  • Popular LocationAJ Hackett Bungy Jumping15 min walk
  • Popular LocationChard Farm7 min drive
  • AirportQueenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)15 min drive

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About this area

Gibbston

Located in Gibbston, Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa is in a rural area and near the airport. Crown Range and Frankton Beach reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping and Alpine Aqualand. Make sure you don't miss outdoor adventures like mountain climbing, ziplining and skydiving.

What's nearby

  • Kawarau Suspension Bridge - 14 min walk
  • AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping - 15 min walk
  • Peregrine Wines - 2 min drive
  • Mt. Rosa Wines - 6 min drive
  • Chard Farm - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Liquid Courage - 15 min walk
  • Café 88 - 15 min walk
  • Waitiri Creek Wines - 4 min drive
  • Amisfield Winery & Bistro - 8 min drive
  • Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan - 11 min drive

About this property

Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa

Adults-only luxury near the slopes
A dedicated ski lodge, Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa offers plenty of on-site amenities, including massage/treatment rooms, an attached winery and ski storage.
Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa offers 24 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features fireplaces and minibars. Rooms open to patios. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate living rooms. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. 55-inch Smart televisions come with premium satellite channels and first-run films. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include a safe and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the lodge include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

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.

Languages spoken

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: NZD 32 per person
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Restaurants on site

  • Lodge and Spa Restaurant
  • Winery Restaurant
  • Lodge and Spa Bar
  • Winery Cellar Door
  • Cheesery

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Bike rentals
  • Cave exploring
  • Designer shops
  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Private winery tours
  • Public winery tours
  • Shopping
  • Spa services
  • Wine-tasting room
  • On-site winery

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No lifts
  • Reception hall
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Conference space (700 square feet)
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Firepit
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Vineyard

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa

More

  • Communal living room
  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Romance packages available
  • Telescope
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch smart TV
  • First-run films
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining room
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Patio
  • Garden

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Window screens

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee for check-in between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 12 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 12 and older are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 825 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 32 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 150 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM (amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Parties and events are allowed on site
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 12 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property has been rated 5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Gibbston Valley Lodge Spa
Gibbston Valley & Spa Gibbston
Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa Lodge
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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 16 out of 20 reviews
5 - Excellent 80%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 20 reviews
4 - Good 15%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 20 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 20 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 20 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.9/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful place to stay, quiet, comfy bed. The villa was great, had everything we needed for one night.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved our stay at Gibbston Valley. Friendly staff, fine wine, good food and amazing villas. What more could you ask for? Highly recommended.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic staff. Awesome outlook. Faultless and value for money gourmet food. Definitely return. Highly recommended
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
South Island Break
We loved every moment of staying at the Lodge. We would highly recommend a break here.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2022

2/5 Poor

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
great place...nearly excellent
This is great place to stay ...just a shame the check in was so poor...no offer to take bags to the rooms no welcome drinks ardor nibbles...not even free water in the room
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021