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Matuka Luxury Lodge

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In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
32-inch TV with premium TV channels
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
32-inch TV with premium TV channels

Overview of Matuka Luxury Lodge

Matuka Luxury Lodge

5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
395 Glen Lyon Rd, Ben Ohau, 7999

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTwizel Town Centre4 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Ruataniwha10 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Pukaki Information Center10 min drive
  • AirportGlentanner (GTN)32 min drive

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About this area

Ben Ohau

Located in Ben Ohau, Matuka Luxury Lodge is in the mountains and on the waterfront. Shoppers can check out Twizel Town Centre, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Ruataniwha and Lake Pukaki. Explore all the area has to offer with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking. Guests appreciate the lodge's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Twizel Town Centre - 4 min drive
  • Lake Pukaki - 10 min drive
  • Lake Ruataniwha - 10 min drive
  • Lake Pukaki Information Center - 10 min drive
  • Lake Ohau - 34 min drive


  • Musterers Hut - 4 min drive
  • Jasmine Thai - 4 min drive
  • Ministry of Works - 4 min drive
  • Poppies Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Shawtys - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 113 min drive

About this property

Matuka Luxury Lodge

Adults-only lodge with free breakfast and bar/lounge
This smoke-free lodge features a bar/lounge, coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a library, tour/ticket assistance and a garden are on-site. All 4 soundproofed rooms feature room service and balconies or patios. Guests will also find TVs, hairdryers and safes.
Matuka Luxury Lodge offers 4 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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.

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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 9 holes of golf
  • Bike rentals


  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • 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)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Dressing gowns
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • 32-inch TV
  • Premium channels

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 2 PM - 7 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; your host will greet you

Access methods

Host will greet you


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

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

Matuka Luxury Lodge Ben Ohau
Matuka Lodge Twizel
Matuka Twizel
Matuka Luxury Lodge Twizel
Matuka Luxury Lodge
Matuka Luxury Twizel
Matuka Luxury
Matuka Luxury Ben Ohau
Matuka Luxury Lodge Lodge
Matuka Luxury Lodge Ben Ohau
Matuka Luxury Lodge Lodge Ben Ohau

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 69 out of 73 reviews
5 - Excellent 95%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 73 reviews
4 - Good 4%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 73 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 73 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 73 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent stay!! Great hosts, location, accommodation, breakfasts and amenities. Could have stayed longer! I would highly recommend.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was simply a amazing experience. Something we will me er forget. We loved our host
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
NZ South Island Tour
We enjoyed a wonderful time with Pete and Jo. They were exceptional hosts and the lodge is luxurious. The nearby fishing was excellent.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic setting and amazing hospitality from Jo and Peter
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019