Hilton Queenstown Resort Spa Lake by night

Hilton Queenstown Resort Spa Lake by night

Where to stay in Queenstown

Queenstown has accommodation to suit all styles and desires. Whether it be budget hostels, mid-range hotels, luxury hotels, motels, family options, campervan parks, holiday parks, apartments or B&B's, there are plenty of great options for you.

The Penthouse by Eichardts

The Penthouse by Eichardt's

The Penthouse by Eichardt's

Luxury Hotels

Eichardt’s Private Hotel and Matakauri Lodge offer luxury hotel experiences in two fantastic but different locations. Eichardt’s is located in the heart of Queenstown’s CBD overlooking Queenstown Bay and offers a sense of old world elegance in an iconic Queenstown establishment. 

Matakauri is located a scenic 11-minute drive from Queenstown’s CBD and offers luxury in a private setting, an ideal spot to relax and indulge with family and friends.

DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown

DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown

DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown

Mid-range Hotels

Heritage Queenstown is positioned on the hillside overlooking Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables, an easy five minute drive from Queenstown’s CBD.  Facilities include an indoor/outdoor heated pool, gymnasium, spa and sauna.

Swiss-Belresort Coronet Peak is located in Arthurs Point, a 10-minute drive from Queenstown’s CBD, 15-minutes from Coronet Peak and 2 minutes from the famous Shotover Jet. The closest accommodation to Coronet Peak, Swiss-Belresort is great for keen skiers or mountain bikers who want to maximise their time on the mountain.

Situated on the edge of Lake Wakatipu with access to great walking trails and spectacular views is Doubletree by Hilton Queenstown. A 10-minute drive from Queenstown airport and 20-minute drive or 15-minute water taxi from Queenstown’s CBD, Doubletree by Hilton Queenstown is well situated for those who want to experience Queenstown at a relaxed pace.

To browse more hotels in Queenstown, see here. 

Stunning lake views from Hikurangi Lodge

Hikurangi Lodge

Hikurangi Lodge

Bed and Breakfast

Speargrass Rise B&B is situated in Dalefield, with incredible views of Coronet Peak. A good spot for a tranquil and relaxing break or somewhere to base yourself for a week skiing up the mountain.

Hikurangi Lodge is perched on Queenstown Hill, overlooking Cecil Peak, Kelvin Heights and the Frankton Arm. Soak up the views with a cup of tea or drive into town and explore the thriving hub of activity.

Pip’s Orchard Bed & Breakfast is located in Gibbston, the 'valley of the vines', ½ an hour drive away from Queenstown’s CBD and on the doorstep of some of the best wineries in New Zealand. Relax in the 1930’s bungalow or hire a bike and spend the afternoon wine tasting in the valley.

Find out more about B&B accommodation in Queenstown here. 

Exterior of the Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu

Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu

Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu


If staying in historic Arrowtown tickles your fancy, Arrowfield Apartments offer one, two and three bedroom apartments in a tranquil setting situated opposite world class golf at Millbrook Resort and just two minutes’ drive from Arrowtown.

Highview Apartments offer fantastic views over Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables, a scenic 12-minute walk from Queenstown's town centre. A nice spot to sit back and relax in the private BBQ area, workout at the gym or take in view of The Remarkables from the spa pool.  

Should you wish to located yourself closer to Queenstown's town centre, on Frankton Road, Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu offer modern spacious suites and studio rooms. With floor to ceiling windows in the suites and underfloor heating, this is a great spot to relax in comfort and take in the spectacular scenery.

For more apartment accommodation in Queenstown, see here. 

Budget Hostels

Absoloot Value Accommodation is located on the lakefront, in the heart of Queenstown’s CBD overlooking the Main Town Pier. Who says that you have to spend a fortune to stay at an epic location? Recently refurbished and with incredible views, Absoloot Value is a great option for those wanting views and location on a budget. 

Adventure Q2 Hostel, situated above the Village Green in Queenstown's town centre, is an ideal spot for those wanting to meet new people while staying in Queenstown. The cosy lounge is a great communal space, and the nightly in-house activities make it easy to meet new people from around the world.

Browse more budget accommodation in Queenstown here. 

Alexis Motels and Apartments

Alexis Motels and Apartments

Alexis Motels and Apartments

Motels and family options

Alexis Motels and Apartments offers lovely views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables, an easy walk away from Queenstown’s vibrant town centre with a variety of daily serviced studio units and apartments.

Four Seasons Motel is also located within easy walking distance (2 mins) of the town centre. Units sleep up to six and facilities include a large outdoor swimming pool, spa and bbq for guests to use, another good option for a group of friends or family. 

If you want to base yourself in the tranquility of beautiful Glenorchy, Glenorchy Motel offers modern, self-contained units, great for a family or group of friends. You won't be short of things to do in Glenorchy, with jet boating, fishing, hiking and iconic movie locations on your door step. 

Browse more Queenstown motels here

Queenstown TOP 10 Holiday Park

Queenstown Top 10 Holiday Park

Queenstown Top 10 Holiday Park

Campervan Parks/Holiday Parks

Holiday Park & Motel Creeksyde is nestled beneath Bob’s Peak and offers a range of facilities in a quirky garden setting 5 minutes’ walk from Queenstown’s CBD, priding themselves on their environmentally friendly ethos this is a great place to stay for earth-conscious travellers who want to stay somewhere a little different.

Queenstown Top 10 Holiday Park in Arthurs Point offers great facilities in a stunning location near the famous Shotover Jet, 15 minutes from Coronet Peak. Accommodation options including one and two bedroom motels, self-contained units and cabins, en-suite rooms and lodge accommodation.


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