Queenstown was featured on the cover of the latest Guinness Book of World Records as having the highest number of world-class hotels per square kilometre. Queenstown is thought to have anywhere between 800 and 900 hotels in this town alone. The town has also been listed as one of the best world cities for adventure travel by Lonely Planet. It has won numerous awards over its eight-decade history from publications like TripAdvisor and Yahoo.
Below are some of the best accommodations in Queenstown:
The Hotel Bristol at 157 Shot-over Street
A great hotel with a convenient location and excellent service. All rooms are luxurious and modernized. The pool is beautiful. The Bristol offers a shopping arcade and ski & spa services, all convenient for walking.
201 Main street
Guest rooms are spacious and offer very modern decor, comfortable furnishings, plenty of natural light, and high-quality fixtures. The artwork throughout the hotel gives it a personal touch, and the contemporary décor with dark wood finishes complements the sophisticated aesthetic.
The Queens Garden Resort Hotel at 38 Camp Street
A resort hotel near Lake Wakatipu that offers stunningly beautiful views of mountains and lakes and a large heated swimming pool set amidst lush landscaping. There is a spa, a restaurant, and a bar.
The Southern Lakes Golf Resort at 19 Prospect Street
This is a luxury five-star resort that offers rooms that are decorated in a traditional style and with modern furnishings. There is also a steam room, spa, and private courtyard garden. The resort has a chef-driven restaurant with views of the lake; guests can also relax after playing golf on the Pisa or Lemaitre golf courses.
The Craig end of Glen Orchy at 33 Mace town Road
The Craig end is a gorgeously renovated farmhouse high on a hill above Glen Orchy. It's only a 15minute drive from the centre of Queenstown and has stunning views of the town and lake Wakatipu. Rooms are spacious with high ceilings and new modern decor.
The George at Gulled Place
This boutique hotel features an indoor swimming pool and a spa. Guests have free Wi-Fiinternet access. The restaurant serves various dishes made using local ingredients, including organic fruit and vegetables and organic wines, beers, and liqueurs. The building is designed in a traditional style, while the rooms feature high ceilings with modern amenities. Guests can relax on the terrace overlooking Glen Orchy with its spectacular views. Main photo: The George
Cliff House at 22 Beach Street
This luxury four-star boutique hotel is located in the centre of town and is close to shops, bars, and restaurants.
Avondale Suites at 1 Mace-town Road
This boutique hotel is in a leafy park-like setting and offers luxury spa apartments and suites complete with kitchenettes, TVs, home cinema systems, and wireless Internet.
The Evergreen Lodge at 11 Mace-town Road
Evergreen Lodge has large contemporary studios and one and 2-bedroom apartments with double spa baths. Apartments are fully furnished and include a kitchenette and TV with free interactive access to the Internet via Wi-Fi. Laundry facilities and a barbecue area are available on site. Just 3 km from Queenstown town centre, this property is also close to shops, restaurants, and galleries.
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