The Glenorchy Hotel – Accommodation, Bar, Cafe and Restaurant located at the top of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, New Zealand. Quality hotel rooms and adjacent accommodation for the budget minded traveller.

The Glenorchy Hotel

Situated at the head of Lake Wakatipu, just a short scenic drive from Queenstown, lies the peaceful retreat of Glenorchy. Here you’ll find the Glenorchy Hotel, a classic kiwi country style hotel offering old fashioned, relaxed hospitality.


Experience locally sourced fine cuisine at our fully licensed restaurant. Enjoy a romantic dinner for two by the fireside, or soak up the sunshine and dine on the terrace deck.


Sample a full selection of local and international wines and beers in our Garden, Terrace and Bar venues. We offer happy hours, and a variety of bar snacks. Bottle shop facilities are available for day trips.

Hotel Rooms

Enjoy your stay rest in our recently renovated rooms, with either full ensuite bedrooms featuring spectacular views, or rooms with shared facilities. Rooms are suitable for 1 to 2 people.

Budget Rooms

We offer cosy budget accommodation for those hiking along the many tracks surrounding the property. Adjacent to the hotel, the cottage offers showers, TV lounge, comfortable beds and log fire.


The café features country style breakfasts, morning and afternoon teas, our renowned lunches, bistro and a la carte dining, and excellent coffee.


Car parking and luggage storage for guests are available during your stay. Complimentary WiFi internet access is offered throughout the hotel and in all rooms.

Glenorchy, Worth More Than A Day Trip

One of locations filmed in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movies, Glenorchy also offers a wealth of outdoor activities and attractions as the gateway for a number of internationally recognised walking tracks. This includes the Caples, Greenstone and Routeburn Tracks, and the Rees and Dart Valleys. Track transport is offered daily. Book with the hotel information centre.

Information Centre

Our fully trained staff have a wealth of local, South Island and New Zealand travel knowledge, making the Information Centre perfect for all enquires regarding activity and accommodation bookings, track transport, and weather reports.

Trail Information

Glenorchy is surrounded by internationally recognised walking tracks including the Caples, Greenstone and Routeburn Tracks, and the Rees and Dart Valleys. Information about daily track transport and bookings are available.


We offer numerous outdoor activities and attractions, like horse trekking, jet boating, kayaking, fishing and more. Information and bookings can be made from the hotel information centre.

Where To Find Us


The Glenorchy Hotel is situated at the head of Lake Wakatipu, on Mull Street in the heart of Glenorchy, a scenic 35 – 40 minute drive from Queenstown along the lake’s shores. The road is sealed all the way allowing you to enjoy breathtaking views.

Contact Us

Glenorchy Hotel,
Mull St,
Glenorchy, New Zealand

Phone +64 3 442 9902
Fax +64 3 442 9912