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New Zealand Accommodation

New Zealand offers a wide variety of accommodations to suit every traveller and choosing the perfect accommodation for you will make a big difference to your experience of New Zealand. Below we have listed a few of our favourite accommodations. These are those special places that makes you smile, whether it be from laying on a great bed, gazing at a great view, the friendly welcome of the hosts themselves or a combination of everything.


Hotels offer a full range of services which can include a restaurant, concierge, an activity booking desk and/or gym facilities.

The Langham, Auckland
Spacious rooms and suites that envelop you in the sumptuous elegance of a timeless grand hotel.

The George, Christchurch
Overlooking the picturesque Hagley Park and Avon River, impeccable service is guaranteed.

Te Waonui Forest Retreat, 
Franz Josef

Nestled amongst native rainforest, designed to offer natural and sustainable luxury.



Lodges offer a unique experience and differ greatly around the country. Lodges often have scenic settings on the edge of lakes or rivers. Lodges usually have a full range of facilities and personalised service for each guest.

Stonefly Lodge, Nelson
Situated on 150 acres of private forest close to some of NZ best fly fishing experiences.

Hapuku Lodge, Kaikoura
Surrounded by a deer farm and olive tree grove there is a variety of accommodation including unique treehouses.

Azur, Queenstown
A distinctively contemporary lodge located on a hilltop overlooking some of the most spectacular scenery in New Zealand.

Apartments/Self Contained

Apartments and self-contained accommodations are great options for those that want to self cater and want more space than a hotel room. Apartments include kitchens, separate bedrooms and they usually have laundry facilities.

Millar Road, Hawkes Bay
Set on a stunning vineyard, with panoramic views over vineyards, orchards and farmland, out to sea.

Lakeside Apartments, Wanaka
Spacious 1,2 or 3 bedroom apartments with private balconies, lake and mountain views.

The Rees, Queenstown
A sophisticated hotel on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, offering spacious and luxurious accommodation.

Bed and Breakfasts

Bed and breakfasts offer a chance for guests to have a lot of contact with their hosts and to really experience New Zealand hospitality. Bed and breakfasts often have only a handful of rooms and basic facilities, while being in close proximity to cities/town and attractions.

The Peppertree, Blenheim
Edwardian Villa built in 1901, surrounded by 10 acres of farmland, vineyard, olive grove and beautiful gardens.

Dunluce Bed and Breakfast, 
Te Anau

Exquisite ensuite rooms specifically designed to maximise views of the lake and mountains

Orari Bed and Breakfast, Christchurch
A Grade 2 heritage listed grand Victorian home, built in the 1890s which has been totally restored and refurbished.