Trading as Edgewater, the property is owned by Edgewater Resort Hotel Ltd, a private New Zealand company.
The property was built in 1986 and to this day its ownership is vested with a number of shareholders, many of whom live in the South Island. The Board of Directors, chaired by Christchurch based Andy Macfarlane, provides governance for the business.
Edgewater Resort Hotel is managed by General Manager, Catherine Bone and there are 70 staff and management located at the hotel.
Edgewater operates as an independent property, without affiliation to major New Zealand accommodation brands or chains.
Edgewater Hotel holds a four-star plus grading and a silver sustainable tourism business award from Qualmark New Zealand, the tourism industry's official quality standard agency and a Toitū certification.