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10 Best Hotels in Queenstown

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Kawarau Village, 79 Peninsula Road, Queenstown
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NZ$191
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,398 reviews)

"We stayed for 7 days 6 nights at this resort. We loved it, very clean, we had maid service every day and they were wonderful, the pool/jacuzzi/sauna was amazing. Staff was always greeting us anytime passing one, and it was overall a beautiful stay! Would definitely reccomend."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
4 out of 5
Corner of Earl and Marine Parade, Queenstown
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NZ$175
per night
6 Apr. - 7 Apr.
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,396 reviews)

". We have stayed there before and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.However We mainly dined in the town where honestly the food choices were superior to that at the Novotel and considerably cheaper in most cases. I think they need to lift there game in that regard.The buffet breakfast was fair to average. ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown
4.5 out of 5
Kawarau Village 79 Peninsula Road, Queenstown
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NZ$143
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,596 reviews)

"Loved water taxi ride. Staff extremely helpful. Bathroom needed improving and decorating."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown
Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront
4 out of 5
27 Frankton Road, Queenstown
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,655 reviews)

"Great location. WiFi was good. Great bar. Convenient for city and bus stops."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront
Oaks Queenstown Shores Resort
4.5 out of 5
327-343 Frankton Road, Queenstown
NZ$174
per night
6 Apr. - 7 Apr.
4.1/5Very Good! (1,162 reviews)

"Excellent location and lake view ,had amazing experience. Looking forward to visit again in future .It was perfectly match our expectations and all staffs were quite humble ."…"

Reviewed on 2 Apr. 2020

Oaks Queenstown Shores Resort
Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown
3.5 out of 5
38-54 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown
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NZ$124
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
3.7/5Good! (2,723 reviews)

"Perfect position, easy walk to city centre, worth spoiling yourself for a lakeview room. Very nice bar and restaurant and all staff very good."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown
Heritage Queenstown
4.5 out of 5
91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown
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4.4/5Wonderful! (2,629 reviews)

"The bed in our room felt like a giant marshmallow, it was amazing! The entire staff was incredibly helpful from the time we checked in to when we checked out. I loved having activities booked through the concierge and then billing once when we checked out. Every concierge I spoke with was knowledgeable ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Heritage Queenstown
Oaks Queenstown Club Suites
4 out of 5
171-179 Frankton Road, Queenstown
NZ$174
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
4.3/5Excellent! (858 reviews)

"Fantastic views Comfortable units but missing some utensils in the kitchen that would have made it perfect"…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Oaks Queenstown Club Suites
Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
4 out of 5
88 Frankton Road, Queenstown
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,705 reviews)

"We did not like was that we did not have a great view. We were on the same floor as the reception so view and you could hear and see the cars driving pass. Also the parking was a bit of a problem. Some times coming back from an outing there were no parking available even though we requested a parking ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
Millennium Hotel Queenstown
4.5 out of 5
32 Frankton Road, Queenstown
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,946 reviews)

"Beautiful property in great location with great staff"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

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Accommodation in Queenstown

Cosmopolitan delights meet breathtaking natural wonder in Queenstown, located on New Zealand’s South Island. This busy resort town wraps around the beautiful Lake Wakatipu, while an imposing mountain range keeps watch in the distance. The city offers visitors four distinct seasons and is known for both watersports, excellent skiing, and snowboarding. Visitors can find delights in many forms!

The adventurer at heart won’t be disappointed in Queenstown. Ski and snowboard enthusiasts flock to the city’s four excellent ski fields: Cardrona Alpine, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Treble Cone. Water lovers can try jet boating, whitewater rafting, and fly fishing on the pristine lake. If you really want to get your adrenaline to spike, try bungee jumping, paragliding, or sky diving.

For those seeking a more of a mellow experience, Queenstown has you covered . Discover the natural wonders of the city’s two nearby national parks: Fiordland and Mount Greenstone. You can also spend a day on the greens at one of six golf courses in the area. Local spas provide ample opportunities for pampering. Take a sip of the area’s famous Central Otago Pinot Noir as you tour expansive vineyards and rustic wineries.

Nightlife is booming in Queenstown. With over 150 restaurants, cafes, and bars to choose from, you’ll never run out of options to find a great drink and a great meal! Visitors can enjoy plenty of fine dining options as well as artisanal eats and family friendly restaurants that the smallest travellers will love.

Queenstown Accommodation

This resort town offers accommodation for almost every budget. Those who enjoy the finer things in life can check into luxury accommodation in Queenstown. Couples may prefer to try a romantic bed and breakfast, while families and groups can rent self-contained apartments or even holiday homes. The traveller on a budget will be able to find reasonably priced motels, as well as cheap backpacker hotels and holiday parks.

Getting to Queenstown

Queenstown is serviced by the Queenstown International Airport, which is only a short drive from the town’s centre. You can pick up a Queenstown car rental at the airport, allowing you to take day trips outside of the city. The downtown area is very walkable, so it may be possible to hop on a bus from the airport or take a shuttle into town. Visitors can also use the strong public bus network to get from one adventure to the next.

Find the Best Deals in Queenstown

Planning a holiday takes a lot of work, but it shouldn’t be hard to find the best deals on flights, Queenstown hotels, and rental cars. You can easily compare prices on Expedia.co.nz and save lots of money that you can put toward your trip. From 5-star hotels in Queenstown to more modest motels, Expedia will give you side-by-side comparisons of all the flights, accommodation, and rental car agencies that meet your parameters so you can get the best price. You can book everything right from the website. Booking your travel has never been so easy!

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Queenstown?
Gibbston House is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Arrowtown Lodge and Millbrook Resort as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Queenstown, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Queenstown.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Queenstown?
Based on reviews, Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other choices to stay on the cheap include DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown and Pinewood Lodge.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Queenstown?
Heritage Queenstown is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa and Scenic Suites Queenstown. Also, attractions such as Skyline Gondola and Kiwi and Birdlife Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Queenstown?
Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown - MGallery is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and a restaurant.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Queenstown?
Cardrona Captain’s Lodge is a top dog-friendly lodge and offers in-room kitchens for its human guests.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Queenstown?
Platinum Queenstown Villas is a 4.5-star apartment with 2 outdoor tennis courts and in-room kitchens, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. The Spire Hotel Queenstown and Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown - MGallery are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Queenstown?
Queenstown Country Lodge is a favourite 4-star B&B with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features spa services and free breakfast. Arrowtown House Boutique Accommodation and Nugget Point a THC Group Hotel are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best golf hotel in Queenstown?
Glenorchy Lake House is a top 4.5-star B&B that has an adjacent golf course and features free breakfast. Another good option is Earnslaw Lodge if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. Visit Queenstown Golf Club, Jacks Point Golf Course or Millbrook Resort Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.
What's the best accommodation option for a trip to the slopes in Queenstown?
Based on our travel data, Reavers Lodge is a top 3.5-star lodge for a winter getaway, and features ski storage and free breakfast. Other good options for your winter getaway include Cardrona Hotel and Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown - MGallery. Spend your days on the slopes by visiting The Remarkables Ski Area, Coronet Peak Ski Area or Cardrona Alpine Resort.
What's it like staying in Queenstown?
Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Queenstown, and visitors give high marks for the lakeside setting, local tours and ski areas. This scenic city also attracts tourists with its mountain views and wineries. Top sights in the city include Skyline Gondola, Queenstown Gardens and Shotover Jet. In Queenstown, there are 902 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Queenstown?
Cultural venues in the city include Lakes District Museum, Toi o Tahuna and Queenstown Arts Centre. Attractions such as Skyline Gondola, Kiwi and Birdlife Park and Cardrona Adventure Park are fun for children of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks such as Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Williams Cottage and Arrowtown Chinese Settlement.

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