Rest of North Island
Hotels in Rest of North Island
The four-room hotel is set on a 6 1/2-acre vineyard in Wairarapa wine country.
The luxe vineyard homestead has huge guest rooms. You can sip local wines on a jetty in your own private bay.
Wellington’s best boutique hotel.
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 lodges owned by the New York-based Robertson family (the others being the Farm at Cape Kidnappers and Matakauri Lodge).
Black Barn is many things: winery, summer concert venue, modern Kiwi art gallery, restaurant, local farmers’ market, and lodging. What makes it all work is that it feels like a personal project, a kind of curated lifestyle, tastefully conceived and stylishly executed.
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 ).
The hotel fieatures private patios with views of the Coromandel Peninsula.
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.
Though it’s just 15 minutes’ drive from the geothermal wonders (and tourist hordes) of Rotorua, this sumptuous and secluded estate might as well occupy its own private planet.
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 just as easily have been built into a Santorini cliff. The three colorful guest rooms have views of the water, and private patios.
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 uses natural fabrics, woods, and metals in sophisticated ways: halls are adorned with black tin animal sculptures, chairs are upholstered with shearling, and burla