Riverrun, Wanaka, New Zealand
In the heart of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, Riverrun lodge is set on an escarpment and surrounded by 500 acres bordering New Zealand’s largest river, the Clutha. There are walks, mountain bike and running trails and spectacular and uninterrupted mountain views. The accommodation is relaxed, charming and private, with attention to comfort and detail and an emphasis on reclaimed timber and handcrafted furniture.
Rooms at Riverrun are spacious and uncluttered. The larger Clutha Rooms (three total) have two single beds that can be pushed together to form a super-king bed, while the two Cardrona rooms have queen-sized beds. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with robes towels and herbal toiletries provided.
Facilities include two ground floor lounges with log fires and generous seating, a guest tea/coffee room with guest fridge stocked with complimentary refreshments (homemade cookies always available!), an extensive media library, equipment locker and ski drying room with mountain bikes and fishing rods for guest use, and a private outdoor cedar hot tub.
Included in the rate is a buffet breakfast and complimentary evening appetizers. A table d’hote dinner at the lodge is available on request, and highly recommended as Riverrun is fully licensed with an extensive local wine list