Hotels in New Zealand

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When he created the isolated leading Kiwi architect Ian Athfield was inspired by a classic New Zealand bach (weekend cottage). Set deep within the Abel... Read More

Azur consists of nine 800- square-foot freestanding villas on a steep cliff facing the alpine, Tolkienesque landscape surrounding Lake Wakatipu.... Read More

The veddy English Bayview Chateau Tongariro, at the foot of Mt. Ruapehu, celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. Hint: Book the McLaren Suite for... Read More

Black Barn is many things: winery, summer concert venue, modern Kiwi art gallery, restaurant, local farmers’ market, and lodging. What makes it... Read More

An unpretentious boutique property("dairy" is Kiwi for "convenience store," by the way). Read More

All but unknown in America, Eagles Nest is famous in New Zealand for its setting (directly on the water in the placidly beautiful Bay of Islands), the... Read More

Located on a working sheep and cattle farm in the North Island’s Hawke Bay, one of the country’s top wine regions, this 26–room lodge... Read More

The rustic-modern hotel is owned by a veteran park ranger and designed to take advantage of the views. A three-course dinner is included in the rate. Read More

Through New Zealand’s Seasonz Travel bespoke outfitters, you can rent a cloistered retreat on the privately owned 5,000-acre Great Mercury Island... Read More

This ship-like steel-and-glass hotel has a prime position on Princes Wharf with views of the Waitemata Harbour and city from its front suites. There's... Read More

In the best part of central Auckland—historic High Street—this boutique offering does its own rendition of deluxe Art Deco style. The 25 rooms are a... Read More

With its generous rooms and meltingly comfortable beds, the Sofitel has its attributes beyond the sleek, Pacific-inspired entrance. Located on the inner... Read More

Located on the banks of the grand Waikato River in New Zealand, Huka Lodge offers guests 25 charming, luxury suites, all of which are situated on the... Read More

A remote, timber-clad lodge, via a series of gravel roads. Toast the long drive with a bottle of outstanding Central Otago Pinot Noir and chill out on... Read More

Though it’s just 15 minutes’ drive from the geothermal wonders (and tourist hordes) of Rotorua, this sumptuous and secluded estate might as... Read More

Queenstown runs on adrenaline: the birthplace of bungee jumping also offers skydiving, jet boating, and killer downhill slopes. Matakauri Lodge &... Read More

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

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

Wellington’s best boutique hotel. Read More

The hotel fieatures private patios with views of the Coromandel Peninsula. Read More

Set on 30 acres amid soft, sheep-speckled hills that look like the backdrop for a Masterpiece Theatre production of a Jane Austen heartbreaker, Otahuna... Read More

Turangi, a trout fisherman’s town on the banks of New Zealand’s Tongariro River, is typically associated with 70’s-era lodges, where... Read More

With its sweeping marble entrance and Karl Maughan’s vivid six-panel artwork of native fauna on display in the foyer, the SkyCity Grand is the place to... Read More

An extensive upgrade and expansion in 2010 transformed the ground floor of the 82-room Sofitel Queenstown into a Parisian-style lobby and lounge, as... Read More

St Mary's Residence is a one-of-a-kind lodge in Auckland. Located in the inner-city suburb of St. Mary's Bay, it's an exclusive-use villa in a high-end ... Read More

  There’s no shortage of wilderness retreats in New Zealand, but having one to yourself is the ultimate fantasy. Enter Takaro Lodge, a fo... Read More

It’s Hamptons-meets-Kiwi cool at this seven-room boutique hotel set above Little Oneroa Beach on Waiheke Island. The interiors have wainscotted walls,... Read More

Boutique hotel with minimalist lithographs by local artist Ralph Holere and 53 light-filled rooms, overlooking Hagley Park.    Read More

If you're looking for five-star accomodations in Auckland, the Langham is the place to book. With marble surfaces, brass trimmings, fresh flowers... Read More

Set on 6,000 acres of lush, rolling North Island countryside and bushland beside the Pacific, the 22-suite Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is one of three luxe... Read More

Jonathan Rutherfurd Best and Andrew Glenn (a former Louis Vuitton exec) opened the Oyster Inn on Waiheke Island in 2012. With a seafood restaurant, shop... Read More

The four-room hotel is set on a 6 1/2-acre vineyard in Wairarapa wine country. Read More

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... Read More

The owner designed the inn after his wife asked him to 'build [her] a Greek getaway.'She certainly got what she wanted: the house looks like it could... Read More

This luxe New Zealand camping experience encapsulates off-the-grid romance in Bethells Beach. The wild nature of the area, about 40 minutes form central... Read More

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... Read More

The understated 172-room hotel sits on Auckland's downtown marina. Read More

The Altitude: 5,700 feet. ... Read More

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