Queenstown

Queenstown is the aprés-ski, adventure capital of the Southern Hemisphere. Not only is this resort town surrounded by some of the most spectacular alpine scenery, it has a whole raft of adrenaline pumping, heart-stopping activities on offer. Shoot the mountain gorge rapids by raft or jet boat, hurl yourself off bridges with a ungy cord […]

Queenstown is the aprés-ski, adventure capital of the Southern Hemisphere. Not only is this resort town surrounded by some of the most spectacular alpine scenery, it has a whole raft of adrenaline pumping, heart-stopping activities on offer.
Shoot the mountain gorge rapids by raft or jet boat, hurl yourself off bridges with a ungy cord round your ankles or ride by helicopter for outstanding views and sensational untracked powder. If the most action you want after a day on the slopes is lifting a cold beer or a crisp chardonnay, then Queenstown is the place for that too.

The town is known for its cafés, bars, restaurants and night-clubs – full of people from around the world who know how to party hard. And during the daytime, there’s great shopping, scenic trips on Lake Wakatipu, sight-seeing flights to stunning Milford Sound, international standard golf courses and much more to give your New Zealand holiday the ultimate mix of action and relaxation. Needless to say, all this resort living is more than matched by the outstanding range of accommodation available in Queenstown.

No matter what your style or credit card limit, you’ll find the ideal place to stay – all are within easy reach of the town’s two ski areas – Coronet Peak & The Remarkables and only a scenic 2 hour drive away from Wanaka, with its Treble Cone & Cardrona ski areas.

 

MERCURE RESORT QUEENSTOWN***

Location: A 3-minute drive or 15-minute walk to the town centre. Facilities: Restaurant & a bar, 24-hour reception, spa & sauna, laundrette, ski/boot drying room, gym, free outdoor parking, baby sitting service & 24-hour room service. Rooms: Private bathroom facilities, direct dial phone, satellite TV, radio, in-house movies, fridge/mini-bar, and tea/coffee making facilities, safe deposit box. Sleeps: Each room sleeps a maximum of 3 adults.

Comment: First class hotel accommodation – and at great value prices! Rooms are spacious and most offer great views of Lake Wakatipu.

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NOVOTEL QUEENSTOWN****

Location: A 1-minute walk to the town centre. Facilities: Restaurant & bar, room service, dry-cleaning, ski locker, baby-sitting, valet & parking.
Rooms: Private bathroom facilities, telephone, satellite TV, fridge/mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities & balconies.
Sleeps: All hotel rooms sleep a maximum of 3 adults (1 Queen & 1 Rollaway).

Comment: Premier location, right on the lakefront of Lake Wakatipu in the heart of Queenstown with shopping, restaurants & nightlife on your doorstep, so no taxis needed!

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BLUE PEAKS APARTMENTS ****

Location: Conveniently located, adjacent to the town centre, yet facing on to a quiet tree-lined street.
Facilities: Weekly apartment service, free underground or on-site parking.
Apartments: Ensuite and separate bathroom – both with under-floor heating, full designer kitchen, laundry and spacious, open-plan living and dining areas.
Comment: Light and spacious living areas with private patios and balconies that overlook landscaped gardens.

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CROWNE PLAZA QUEENSTOWN****

Location: A 1-minute walk to the town centre. Facilities: Restaurant & bar, guest laundry, sauna, baby-sitting & valet parking. Rooms: Private bathroom facilities, direct dial telephone, TV, fridge/mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, in-room movies & room service. Sleeps: All rooms sleep a maximum of 3 adults.
Comment: Opposite the Steamer Wharf, the Crowne Plaza Queenstown boasts one of the best locations in town.

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THE DAIRY*****
PRIVATE LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL

Location: A 1-minute walk to the town centre. Facilities: Large lounge with open fire, private library, honesty bar, outdoor spa, secure luggage storage, ski storage & off street parking.
Rooms: 13 private, stylishly appointed bedrooms, each with it’s own ensuite.
Our rooms have the very best of décor and design, a delight to spend time in and relax.
Exquisite bedding is from the exclusive Peri range. Each bedroom has Sky TV, a telephone, internet access, bath robes, an iron and board. Secure luggage storage is available.
Sleeps: Each room sleeps a maximum of 2 adults (1 King).
Includes cooked breakfast and home baked afternoon teas daily.
Comment: Discover Queenstown’s premier boutique ski lodge, with an open fire ready and waiting for you when you get back from the slopes.

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SOFITEL QUEENSTOWN*****

Location: Downtown Queenstown.
Facilities: Health & Beauty Spa, gym, Bar and Restaurants on-site, Wireless Internet Access, 24-hour room service, satellite TV, valet parking. Rooms: Air-conditioning, Balcony (most rooms), spa bath, hair-dryer, mini bar, Wireless Internet Access, espresso machine, TV/DVD/CD.
Sleeps: Max 3 in a room.

Comment: More luxury lodge than hotel, Sofitel has set new standards of appointment and comfort in guest accommodation

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