The Waterfront

Hotel Class
4 out of 5
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4.4 / 5Excellent
266 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Laundry
  • Babysitting


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Steamer Wharf
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Fear Factory Queenstown
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    TSS Earnslaw Steamship
    4 min walk
  • Airport
    Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)
    9 min drive

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+64 9913 4658
  • Penthouse Studio

    Room Amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • 1 bedroom apartment

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment

    Room Amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Executive Penthouse 2 Bed 2 Bath

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Penthouse 2 bedroom

    Room Amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 5
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About this area


The Waterfront is located on a lake and in a walkable area with good shopping. Shotover Jet and Coronet Peak Ski Area are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Gardens. Skyline Gondola and Kiwi and Birdlife Park are also worth visiting.

Visit our Queenstown travel guide

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Steamer Wharf - 2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Fear Factory Queenstown - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    TSS Earnslaw Steamship - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Queenstown Beach - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Skycity Queenstown Casino - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 9 min drive

About this property

The Waterfront

4-star Lakefront hotel, walk to Lake Wakatipu
Along with dry cleaning, this smoke-free hotel has laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 20 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and balconies. Other amenities available to guests include cable TV, DVD players and hobs.
The Waterfront offers 20 forms of accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Televisions come with cable channels.
Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and portable fans.



Check-in between 2 PM - 5 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out before 10 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35 per night.


  • Pets not allowed

Payment types at the property

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Weekly housekeeping provided; fees apply for additional cleaning
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Property is also known as

  • Waterfront Hotel Queenstown
  • Waterfront Queenstown

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge


  • Lift

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Portable fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination


  • TV channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Hob

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Nearby activities


  • Downhill skiing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding


5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

Stayed 6 nights in Nov. 2019

5/5 Excellent

Excellent. Had studio penthouse (3A) and was a lovely unit, great condition, modern bath and amazing terrace with view of the water. Also appreciated the free parking as well as convenient walk into town. Highly recommend!

Stayed 4 nights in Oct. 2019

4/5 Good

I liked the position of the property and how close to town it was for walking

Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019

5/5 Excellent

Central location, amazing view, great for familieis We had a wonderful 6 night stay in one of the 2 bedroom apartments. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The apartment (10) had been renovated recently and was spacious and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay with 2 small children. The view over the lake is stunning - although there is quite a bit of traffic noise as it is located on the main road. The upside is that the central location means you can walk everywhere and don't have to worry about getting into town. I would recommend the hotel to anyone travelling with children who wants a self contained and spacious apartment. Just note there is only one washing machine and dryer which makes doing washing a challenge - also these are coin operated.

Stayed 6 nights in Jul. 2019

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