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If you’re searching for the ideal getaway for relaxation and rejuvenation, or the perfect setting for a celebration or special event, Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat will exceed your expectations in every way.

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From the moment we arrived we felt so welcome, and knew we were in for a special experience. We weren’t disappointed. The accommodation is so comfortable and beautiful, the setting and views are superb, even on an overcast day, and then there was the most amazing food delivered to our villa each day. Every one of the staff were so friendly and accommodating. It was all so good we booked an additional night! We really enjoyed the outdoor hot tub on the cold nights, gazing up at an incredible starry sky, and also loved taking the owners’ two Springer Spaniels for a walk on the numerous tracks. All in all, just perfect really, we couldn’t fault it, and will be back for sure! This place is a credit to the NZ travel industry.