Te Waonui

At one with nature, Te Waonui Forest Retreat is the ultimate coming together of luxury escape and environmental awareness. Great care has been taken to ensure this exceptional forest retreat steps lightly upon the earth, from the organic cotton bedspreads to its recycled local building materials. The hotel is within easy access to many excellent local attractions, including the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, just minutes away. Luxuriously appointed guest rooms, generously proportioned and featuring the highest standard of room amenities, such as your personal pillow menu, natural wool mattress underlay, and high speed Internet access. Dining among the trees in ‘The Canopy’ restaurant, and savoring quality local cuisine, including an indulgent five-course degustation dinner.

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Deluxe Room

The Deluxe Room is a luxuriously appointed guest room with two queen beds, generously proportioned and featuring the highest standard of room amenities, such as your personal pillow menu, natural wool mattress underlay, and high speed Internet access (extra charges may apply). The room caters for a maximum of three adults.

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Te Waonui (5*) Restaurants

The appropriately named Canopy Restaurant offers sumptuous breakfast and dinner menus. An international buffet breakfast with cook-to-order egg station ensures guests' tastes are personally catered to. The five course degustation menu, created from the freshest West Coast and South Island produce, means dinner guests enjoy a complete food experience. Seating up to 120 inside and 24 guests alfresco style on the outside covered balcony means the Canopy Restaurant can easily cater to individual or group needs. The open fire, natural colors and organic textures add further ambience and warmth to this most welcoming environment. Inviting lounge seating occupies the attractive bar area featuring subtle rainforest theming, that transforms to a cafe during the day.

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