New Zealand

Hotels in New Zealand

When you travel to New Zealand, you can stay in international chain hotels like Hyatt, Westin, Accor, Hilton, or InterContinental. Or, you can opt for quaint little locally-owned bed and breakfast accommodations—and everything in between.

SKYCITY Grand Hotel SKYCITY in Auckland has luxurious rooms ranging from King and twin rooms to Executive and Grand Suites. The hotel offers all services and a stunning view of the Waitemata Harbour. Costs range from $300 to $2000/night New Zealand dollars. Luxury New Zealand hotels provide an amazing experience.

Renting at $100 to $400 New Zealand dollars, Queenstown’s Hotel St Moritz offers spectacular lake and mountain views and family-friendly warm hospitality. If you want to stay in sleek, modern surroundings, Bolton Hotel in downtown Wellington rents for between $175 and $455 New Zealand dollars. Hotels in New Zealand are perfect for enjoying the Pacific Ocean. An ocean front villa or hotel offers the perfect romantic vacation. Hotels in New Zealand are perfect for family getaways as well as business trips. Travel + Leisure will help travelers find a hotel that is right for them.

Through New Zealand’s Seasonz Travel bespoke outfitters, you can rent a cloistered retreat on the privately owned 5,000-acre Great Mercury Island—25 minutes by helicopter from Auckland.

This resort, located on New Zealand’s North Island, believes that luxury and ecology can mix. Guests enter by a timber walkway that crosses a spring-fed brook filled with rainbow trout. The brook winds through the grounds and even flows beneath the lodge itself.

The veddy English Bayview Chateau Tongariro, at the foot of Mt. Ruapehu, celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. Hint: Book the McLaren Suite for views of Mt. Ngauruhoe, another of the park’s volcanoes.

Turangi, a trout fisherman’s town on the banks of New Zealand’s Tongariro River, is typically associated with 70’s-era lodges, where deer heads adorn pine walls. The remote River Birches aims for a dramatically different aesthetic.

A 13-suite hotel in a Victorian house not far from Ponsonby.

Light-filled showstopper (white-on-white rooms; floor-to-ceiling-windows) on a pier near Queen Street.

Queenstown runs on adrenaline: the birthplace of bungee jumping also offers skydiving, jet boating, and killer downhill slopes. Matakauri Lodge & Spa is just an eight-minute drive from the action, but feels a world away, set among cabbage trees and Douglas firs.

Golf and spa complex of cottages and villas, in a pastoral mountain valley just 20 minutes from Queenstown.


The new four-suite Waoku Lodge is making a name among Aucklanders looking to get away from it all. Innkeepers Sharon and Rob Southern know a thing or two about making guests feel coddled—they will bring meals right to your room (order the smoked local salmon on crispy Rösti ).