The Best Hotel Pools in Queenstown & Wanaka

Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka steaming pool

Everyone loves a hotel with a pool. Ideally one that’s heated so you can use it all year round. There’s some great Hotel Pools in Queenstown. Here they are…

Oakridge Resort Lake Wanaka Heated Outdoor Pool

Oakridge Resort heated outdoor pool Lake Wanaka

Oakridge Resort in Lake Wanaka has 9 heated outdoor pools. They are beautifully landscaped and warm enough to enjoy even in the snow. They’ve also got a lap pool that isn’t heated if you want to swim lengths. Oakridge Resort is a 4 star hotel a short walk from Lake Wanaka. Its and excellent hotel choice for both couples and families.

Heritage Queenstown Heated Indoor/Outdoor Pool

Heritage Hotel Queenstown has an indoor outdoor heated pool. In winter they keep the glass doors closed so you can get into the pool from inside then swim out. In summer they open it up. This is the perfect family hotel in Queenstown. KIds can enjoy the swimming pool year round, and it’ll give them something to do that doesn’t cost a fortune. Queenstown can be an expensive place to visit for a family so getting a hotel with a pool is a great way to keep the family entertained without spending a fortune.

Blanket Bay Outdoor Pool

Blanket Bay Pool

Blanket Bay has the best of everything, including one of the best pools. It’s a stunner. This heated outdoor pool isn’t open in winter but is usually open from November to around April. There’s a separate hot tub in the lodge that is open all year long. Blanket Bay is lovely, but typically more suited to a honeymoon than a family vacation.

Stoneridge Estate Infinity Pool

Stoneridge Estate outlook pool in foreground and lake and mountains behind

Stoneridge Estate have some stunning views and you can enjoy them from the solar heated pool. In addition to the pool above, they also have a beautiful lap pool. Stoneridge is an excellent choice for a romantic getaway in Queenstown.

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa Indoor Pool

Hilton Queenstown Resort and Spa indoor swimming pool.

Hilton Queenstown has a magnificent heated indoor pool. It’s 25m long, so good for swimming laps. A great way to relax after a day on the slopes. There’s a hot tub next to it too, so you can ease those sore muscles! Hilton Queenstown is a popular and well priced luxury hotel in Queenstown.

Mercure Queenstown Resort Outdoor Pool

Mercure Resort Queenstown

If you’re visiting Queenstown in summer your kids will love Mercure Queenstown Resorts outdoor pool. It’s big enough to really have fun, and there’s a spa pool too, for when the weather’s a little colder (the pool’s not warm). Mercure is a great family hotel. Reasonably priced by Queenstown standards and popular during the school holidays so book fast.

Millbrook Resort Indoor Pool

Millbrook Resort heated indoor lap pool

Millbrook Resort has an excellent heated indoor pool suitable for swimming laps. 25m long and 1.2m deep, and kept at a pleasant 28 degrees C. This is an excellent choice if you are swimming for fitness. Millbrook also has outdoor hot pools for those who just want to relax.

Mahu Whenua Outdoor Pool

Mahu Whenua Pool

The heated outdoor pool at Mahu Whenua is the perfect spot to relax and unwind, gaze up at the stars on a clear night, or just enjoy the view of the mountains while you cool off on a hot Wanaka summer day. This is an excellent choice for families who want to book the exclusive use of the lodge, but it’s also a popular choice for a romantic getaway or honeymoon in Queenstown.

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