The gorgeous cottage is located in a dark sky reserve in the Mackenzie Region with incredible mountain views by day and dazzling stars by night. The wood-fired hot tub is exclusively for cottage guests and perfectly placed for soaking in pure spring water under spectacular dark skies filled with sparkling stars. Everything for a relaxing stay is provided: full kitchen, continental breakfast supplies, logburner, fast WIFI, and more. One bedroom has a queen bed, and the other bedroom/lounge has a double sofabed. Twizel is a 15-minute drive, Lake Ōhau is a 5-minute drive, and Mt Cook & Tekapo are a 45-minute drive.
MenardsNZ Ecosanctuary Accommodation won the Sustainability and Environmental Award in the 2022 Ara Business Excellence Awards.
Pricing and Conditions
Adult High Season: $490.00 - $540.00
Rate is per night & includes cottage, wood-fired hot tub, continental breakfast supplies, Wi-Fi, streaming channels, cleaning fee, & all linens. Check-in: 2pm. Check-out 10am. Check-in guide is emailed the day before arrival. Maximum capacity 4 people (one bedroom has a queen bed, other room has a double sofa bed & can be a bedroom or lounge). Children 2 years & over are full price. Children 0–23 months are free (portacot & linen provided). Dogs on request only; fee is $50 per dog.
If a booking is cancelled up to 14 days prior to arrival date, a full refund will be issued. If a booking is cancelled within 7 days of arrival date there is no refund. No Show Charges: No refund if guests do not show up. COVID-19 refund policy: If a guest can’t travel to MenardsNZ Ecosanctuary Accommodation due to New Zealand or International COVID-19 government restrictions, the booking will either be rescheduled to another date (if possible, no charge), or any monies paid will be refunded.
Facilities & Features
BBQ Facility, Breakfast, Children Welcome, Internet (Public Use), Laundry, Luggage Storage, Pet Friendly
Proximity to Airport 3 hours to Queenstown International Airport, or 4 hours to Christchurch International Airport.
Proximity to Town 17km or 15 minute drive to Twizel.