Highlights

  • The warm, welcoming alpine feel with lots of space
  • Its fireplaces just beg for you to sit beside them and get stuck into a good book
  • Easy access to some of New Zealand's best wineries

With all the charm of an authentic alpine residence, this smart hotel on the banks of Lake Waktipu has something for every season in New Zealand’s outdoors and adventure capital. Full of original local artworks and bespoke furnishings, the building oozes alpine sophistication and has an award-winning restaurant to boot.


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In more detail

Enjoying a prime location on the pristine shores of Lake Wakatipu against the jaw-dropping backdrop of the Remarkables mountain range, this five-star, full-service hotel offers a choice of generously-appointed rooms and suites. Guest rooms have a traditional configuration, with large ensuite bathrooms with walk-in shower and Molton Brown toiletries. The suites, styled like city apartments, feature separate bedroom(s), huge ensuite, large living and dining spaces as well as a kitchenette. All around the hotel you’ll find local artworks and bespoke furnishings that firmly place it in Queenstown, famous for being New Zealand’s adventure city. With imposing mountains and glaciers, lush plains and fast-flowing rivers, it’s the perfect playground for alpine pursuits and for adrenaline junkies, with something for everyone in every season. For more sedate enjoyment, Queenstown is also fantastic for the leisurely pursuits of fishing and golfing, and the region is also host to over 75 wineries. For fabulous eating and drinking there is the award-winning restaurant Lombardi, comprised of an elegantly designed Dining Room, Bar and Library, each affording magnificent views of the lake and mountains beyond, and serving a range of local, seasonal dishes as well as wood-fired pizzas and baked pasta, all complimented by fine wines from the Central Otago region. The hotel has a fine range of onsite leisure facilities, including a state-of-the-art gym and sauna, but a moment or two spent in the terraced garden, in traditional cedar hot tubs looking out over the imposing Cecil and Walter peaks is the perfect way to conclude a day in the mountains. 


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