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.
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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
What our guests had to say
Loved it! Stunning spot! We stayed in Alta, one of the five cottages they offer. We absolutely loved everything about it. Amazing setting and clever layout to offer the incredible scenery. Had a few fresh nights and the cottage kept us nice n snug. Fresh eggs, handwritten postcard, the...
Hidden Gem We booked the entire property for a 5 day holiday of adventure-packed family and friends celebration. The accommodation was first class. the rooms are so comfortable with everything you could possibly need. The location was superb so close to everything - Arrowtown, the mountain, the...
The PERFECT stay! So many pretty things all in one package! The view of the beautiful lake, the inside interior, the artwork, even the landscaping... it's all so aesthetically pleasing. Not only was the cottage so warm and cozy upon arrival, but all the floors are heated and the fireplace...
Awesome family holiday My family had a wonderful long weekend at the The Cottages. We loved the attention to detail and the special touches that were provided by Kirsty and Justin. The location is great and the views are stunning (including from the by the fire in the Pinot Pit). I...
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...
Delightful stay Great stay at the cottages at lake Hayes. Each of the cottages are tastefully done, great big sliding windows capturing the best views. Warm, lots of light, spacious bedrooms with ensuites. Perfect for family visits or friends. So close to Amisfield, Akarua, arrowtown and...
Such a paradise! Sometimes Instagram does not live up to reality. I had been following the cottages at Lake Hayes thinking how wonderful they looked. They are even better in reality! Impeccably designed to the incredible views, they are so comfortable and feel like you want to live in one...
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...
Everything was perfect! We stayed here for 4 nights and it was amazing! Beautiful part of the area but still close to Queenstown, Arrowtown and the local wineries. The Lake Hayes walking path is right out the front of the cottages. There is an open fire, underfloor heating, divine throw rugs...
Stayed 3 nights in hope cottage which was on the lake edge with a beautiful hot tub privately placed outside the bedroom. Two bedrooms, amazing couple size shower and lovely toiletries. Beds super comfortable! Sky TV and a Bluetooth speaker nespresso, milk frother, dishwasher, everything you...