Are you planning a trip to the gorgeous New Zealand? Are you wondering which hotel would make a perfect stay for you in New Zealand? Well, then you don’t have to worry about it anymore. Just read on!
New Zealand belongs to the fraternity of the countries that only members know about. Along with Scotland, Canada and a handful of other countries, New Zealand exists in the shadow of its bigger and attractive neighbor. It is often overlooked at times, but that does not mean it is not content or beautiful.
New Zealand is also a dream destination of many film directors. Even the film “Lord of the Rings” was filmed here. And it is a perfect spot for adventurous souls too. You can go whale watching, kayaking, a helicopter ride or bungee jumping here.
We have round 10 of the best hotels, romantic retreats and resorts for you to stay in New Zealand. Have a look!
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1.The Huka Lodge:
The Huka Lodge is one of the most iconic New Zealand retreats. The hotel is nestled along the banks of the River Waikato. Most of the discerning travels choose the Huka Lodge for their stay. The hotel has 25 rooms, comprising of 18 lodge rooms, two exclusive Huka lodges and one suite. If you opt for the Owner’s Cottage, you can get a secluded accommodation for eight guests with the four bedrooms. And the Alan Pye Cottage can accommodate up to 4 guests. You can enjoy many things while staying at the Huka Lodge, like an unrivaled riverside location, superb hospitality, and the gorgeous Waikato River. Even the cuisines of the lodge describe the nature of hospitality of the lodge. The place has had some of the most outstanding chefs, cooking excellent foods for its guests.
- Millbrook Resort Hotel:
Here’s another excellent resort for you to stay in New Zealand. This five-star Resort provides superior accommodation in a private and peaceful setting. The beautiful suites, superior rooms, and villas complement the history of the region very well, and the large balconies and windows take the stunning views of the entire resort. Millbrook gives a variety of options including one-bedroom suites, two bedroom villas, studio rooms, 3 to 4 fully equipped cottages and the four bedroom Fairway Homes. There are over 175 hotel rooms to cater the taste of everyone. Choose the accommodation that suits you and then consider adding a spa treatment, breakfast, dinner or a round of golf. Well, you have to pay extra for these services of course. You will also get access to their health and fitness center and even a shuttle to and from Queenstown and Arrowtown.
- Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa:
If you want to experience an entirely new level of sophistication, then Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa should be your pick. The hotel is inspired by the charisma of Queenstown and charms of Paris. You will be mesmerized by its combination of French antique chic and avant-garde design. The hotel is located centrally and offers 82 elegant rooms and suites, featuring the Nue Lounge, LeSpa and Vie Restaurant and the Left Bank Café, a tearoom opened for breakfast and lunch.
- The Langham, Auckland:
The Langham is a five-star hotel centrally located in Auckland. The restaurant offers a whopping 411 rooms. So you will surely get at least one room for yourself. It is located close to many restaurants, shopping complexes, entertainment zones and business districts. All the rooms are elegantly furnished in classic décor to give you a luxurious stay. The hotel houses two restaurants, a luxury spa, and a free shuttle service. Try to visit the Auckland Museum that is in the vicinity of the Langham Hotel.
- Eagles Nest:
Located in the chic Bay of Islands, Eagles Nest is set on the 75-acre estate. It has five private villas located on the ridge of a peninsula overlooking the sea. The villas contain one to four bedrooms with a large viewing deck. Each villa has a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a home theater system, and a private lap pool. You will also get your personal spa therapist, personal chef, butler and personal trainer to help you make the most of this incredible destination. You can also take a scenic flight by helicopter from your abode to the Bay of Island.
- Matakauri Lodge:
The Matakauri Lodge, situated on Lake Wakatipu, is a beautiful place to spend your New Zealand vacation. It offers eleven luxurious villas and suites, each with a private terrace looking out to a dramatic Queenstown Lakeside. Besides experiencing the spectacular scenery, you can indulge in adventurous activities like rafting, bungee jumping, jet boating, heli-skiing, and paragliding. You can also go horse riding, hiking, trout fishing and wineries hopping. Even the staffs at the Matakauri Lodge are very friendly. They go out of their way to ensure that your stay at the Matakauri Lodge will never be surpassed.
- Bay Of Many Coves:
If you are searching for a secluded retreat in the surroundings, then Bay of Many Coves is ideal for you. The hotel will give you a unique New Zealand experience. The stunning apartments have a pool, a spa, and a fine dining restaurant. The restaurant offers personalized menus, which we think is amazing. The hotel is surrounded by an eco-marine haven. It provides exclusive excursions from the private wine tours to cruises. You can also swim with the dolphins. Select from one, two and three bedroom apartments to get stunning views of the cove from your spacious living room.
- Eichardt’s Private Hotel:
The Eichardt’s Private Hotel is an elegant lakeside retreat located in the heart of Queenstown. It is basically a lakeside boutique with the highest number of private hotels. The spacious apartments are specially designed by Virginia Fisher, the internationally renowned designer. Each apartment offers views of Lake Wakatipu and mountains. The hotel is located close to the designer boutiques and restaurant. The interiors of the hotel offer a fabulous mix of contemporary elegance and antiques, giving an atmosphere of the warmth of sophistication. The bar in the hotel is also welcoming and serves delicious dishes throughout the day. You can also enjoy many adventure sports and cultural events nearby the restaurants.
- Hilton Auckland:
This one had to make to our list. Situated within Auckland’s city center, the Hilton Auckland will give you stunning ocean views. The hotel is just a five-minute walking distance from the Auckland’s central business district and other impressive local attractions. You can relax in any of the spacious guest rooms or can update to a Deluxe Harbor Rooms to get views over the waterfront. Or you can choose a suite with a separate living area and a private sun deck. And keep yourself fit and healthy in the fully equipped fitness center with later cardiovascular equipment. Another great thing is the 24 hours internet connectivity, that too for free!
- The George Christchurch:
If you were looking for a luxurious boutique hotel in the New Zealand, then you wouldn’t get any hotel better than the George Christchurch would. It is renowned for giving personalized stay and attentive staff along with two award-winning restaurants. The hotel was given the prestigious ‘New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel’ 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010 in the World Travel Award. This stunning restaurant is located overlooking the picturesque River Avon and Hagley Park. The place will also delight you with its skillfully prepared cuisine. The hotel is also an excellent wedding venue.
We hope these hotels help you make a memorable trip. And we are also sure that these services will not disappoint you. Where did you stay in New Zealand? If you have any other great hotels in mind, then please suggest us in the comment section below.