Lodge at the Hills is a luxury lodge offering an exclusive experience for up to 12 guests. Set in 500 acres of tranquil ambience, in a stunning glacial valley and surrounded by snow-capped mountains, a stay at The Lodge is guaranteed to be holiday of lasting special memories. Located at The Hills picture perfect golf course near Queenstown, this accommodation promises a luxury holidayexperience like no other.
The property, which features six individual suites, each with ensuite and sitting area measures 13,500 square feet and is built to a standard rarely achieved anywhere in the world. It utilises many unusual materials in its construction: Iron pasted corten steel panels and chimneys that form a surreal black patina; natural zinc internal external walls and a louver system where iron shutters allow the lodge to be completely closed or opened up. Triple glazing, fireplaces throughout and a sophisticated underground heating and cooling system will ensure a temperate interior, all year round. Art lovers will be enthralled by the Hills’ extensive collection of early NZ Maori art and contemporary Asian and NZ
art and sculptures. It is one of the largest private collections in the world and available for viewing exclusively by lodge guests. Some of the grand interior spaces will house significant sculptures up to 6m high.
Each of the six bedroom suites is individual in its design and luxurious furnishings. The suites have their own sitting areas, ensuite bathrooms with soak tub and picture perfect views.
The lodge has its own Michelin trained chef – dining is gourmet but informal. The cuisine is inspired by locally sourced seasonal food and wine. The flexibility of Chef’s service ensures living in the lodge is an experience in itself. Guests may spend time with Chef in the kitchen, enjoying a glass of wine while he cooks and may participate in a master class or two. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning and afternoon tea and canapés are included in your stay. Guests may wish to have lunch prepared as a picnic, or dinner left for them to assemble and serve at their leisure. Alternatively, guests may choose to self-cater. The staff will make sure the kitchen is provisioned with the very best ingredients and restocked regularly. A complimentary selection of wine and beverages are provided or guests may choose to purchase from the thoughtfully curated ‘Hills’ Cellar Selection Menu’.
Unlimited Golf at The Hills golf course is available to lodge guests for the duration of their stay. The Hills golf course is home to the New Zealand Open – a cornerstone event on the PGA Tour of Australasia. Measuring over 7000 yards, its thoughtful design provides a challenging and rewarding experience for golfers of all abilities. Each hole uniquely highlights the dramatic elevations of the area with no parallel fairways. The private course offers exclusivity with less than 200 members. There is no need to be tied to booked tee times, or indeed, order of holes played! There is also a private hole adjacent to the Lodge
for the exclusive use of lodge guests.
Play a round of tennis on the Wimbledon standard court that features a gallery, or dine in the courtyard under a flowering cherry tree, snuggling up with the outdoor fire in complete comfort. Take a dip in the truly unique pool with water crashing down multiple levels and relax in the custom designed sauna. Inside, guests will be entertained in the music room and wined and dined by their own dedicated chef.
The Hills award winning Clubhouse is also an architectural statement. It was designed by New Zealand architect Andrew Patterson, who exceeded in meeting the brief of a building that needed to be “totally in harmony with the landscape, with a presence of religious proportions that would stop people in their tracks, polished off by functioning flawlessly”. Guests of Lodge at The Hills are free to use the clubhouse gym at any time during their stay. The Club House's purpose- built gymnasium features state-of-the-art equipment specifically designed and custom made for The Hills. Traditional training and weight machines are incorporated, along with the revolutionary PowerPlate, which offers an effective and fast workout, using accelerated training technology. Catering to both men and women, the Day Spa provides a wide range of treatments from waxing and tinting to massage and skin-specific facials.Bookings are essential.
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