The Cottages at Lake Hayes offer luxury lakefront accommodation on the shores of Lake Hayes, Queenstown, one of New Zealand’s most iconic settings, and close to all of the outdoor activities, with ski fields, golf courses and vineyards on your doorstep, and only 10 minutes from bustling Queenstown and historic Arrowtown for world class shops, bars and restaurants. The Cottages were launched in 2020 and the stunning views, luxurious interiors, a curated art collection and exquisite attention to detail have already welcomed back many returning guests. Each of the 5 cottages sleep up to 4 adults with 2 en-suite bedrooms with private terraces, a fully-equipped kitchen, dining, bar, and lounge with wood-burner. Each cottage has their own parking, plus secure storage for skis, golf clubs, bikes, and a laundry and drying room. There is also a communal Pinot Pit and you can treat yourself to a cottage with a hot tub. The Cottages are perfect for a private escape or an extended group get-together.
Luxury Stays at the Cottages at Lake Hayes
The Perfect Location
Surrounded by ski fields, world class golf courses, renowned adventure activities and the 130km Queenstown Trail for biking/hiking on your doorstep
The cellar doors of Amisfield, Mora and Wet Jacket are within biking distance and the vineyards of Gibbston Valley and Bannockburn are a short drive
Soak in the views from the hot tub, read a book on the window seat or enjoy local wine at the Pinot Pit, and catch up on sleep on the luxurious beds
A Wonderful stay We had high expectations of the cottages from word of mouth recommendations and they did not disappoint. Very tastefully furnished, high quality everything throughout and fantastic attention to detail, a very luxurious stay and one we highly recommend.
What a beautiful to stay at!!! One of aotearoa treasures, this place is definitely a "Must stay at" in Queenstown. The cottages are absolutely stunning, with attention to detail shown throughout the whole interior, and that view - wow!!!! Thank you, thank you, will definitely be back xx
These cottages are the best! Spectacular view over the lake & spaciously set up with a great outdoor fire pit for evening drinks. Modern design inside with great window seats and large windows that open up. Awesomely comfy beds! We took 3 cottages for a girls weekend, location near Arrowtown...
We had the most fabulous time staying at The Cottages, so much space, stunning artwork, comfy beds, fab views and great location right on the lake and so close to Arrowtown with restaurants if you want to go out. We went skiing and are planning a summer trip mountain biking now.
Stunning stay on beautiful Lake Hayes What a spot. This is an absolute gem, perfectly positioned for our family ski trip between Queenstown, Cardrona, Coronet Peak and the Remarkables. The cottage was beautifully designed and appointed, and was incredibly cosy with its heated floors and wood...
Outstanding The location of Lake Hayes sells itself, but the accommodation was absolutely perfect in every way. Fastidiously clean, beautifully appointed from the linen, to the furnishings, and kitchen amenities, could not have asked for more. The personal outdoor hot tub facing the lake is...
Fabulous cottage accommodation Lake Hayes Cottages are very well appointed to the highest standard. Every detail has been thought of with tasteful decor throughout. Amazing views and fantastic location close to Arrowtown. A must visit. We can’t wait to stay again!
Brilliant execution! We had two cottages with friends and family. It’s a gorgeous location. It has been very thoughtfully planned and built. This made our stay a real pleasure - it’s far from a standard, “beige” holiday rental. We left some personal items in a drawer and...
Simply Beautiful What an incredibly special place, I absolutely adored our stay. I would say it really is the best of both worlds, beautifully located between the city and in the country. The cottage itself is something you would find in House and Garden magazine; so beautifully appointed...
We came to the cottages looking for luxury and our expectations were met on all levels. The property is immaculately presented and we felt at home in Luna Cottage as soon as we walked in. The cottage has all the facilities you need and the views from the hot tub are breathtaking. Would...