Best Hotels in Queenstown, New Zealand: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

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Well renowned as the ‘Adventure Capital of the World‘, Queenstown is a great place to be when you’re in New Zealand. But beyond the thrill are sights, vineyards, and historic mining towns that will keep you up for days! With all these chill and adrenaline-pumping activities up for grabs, you would surely want to have a much-needed ‘respite’ after every jam-packed day. So here’s a list of the top best hotels in Queenstown that you should definitely consider for your stay!

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Best Budget Hotels in Queenstown

Southern Laughter Backpackers

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Proximity from the beach, FREE outdoor hot tub, FREE hot soup nightly, FREE onsite parking, etc. — what more could you ask for? May it be in a dormitory or private room, this hostel is a great choice.

To love: FREE spa pool | Landmark: Skyline Gondola and Luge | Price starts from: $20~

Nomads Queenstown

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Located just meters away from the lake in central Queenstown, you will love this hostel’s hotel-style king rooms and spacious dorm rooms.

To love: FREE bar food every night | Landmark: Fear Factory Queenstown | Price starts from: $20~

Absoloot Hostel Queenstown

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Apart from the great location, the beds each have fitted reading lights and ports. Add the fact that each dorm room has a fridge, a private bathroom, an LCD TV and more!

To love: Great views over the lake | Landmark: Fear Factory Queenstown | Price starts from: $20~

Adventure Queenstown Hostel

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A central accommodation in town, Adventure Queenstown Hostel is a cozy place to be in but with large lounge and dining areas with plenty of room to chill out and feast in.

To love: In-house activities | Landmark: Skyline Gondola and Luge | Price starts from: $20~

JUCY Snooze Queenstown

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If you’re looking for a great-for-value hostel that pulls out all the stops — this is your bet! With modern amenities, and capsule-style dorms, you’ll enjoy your staycation here!

To love: Rooftop bar & cafe with panoramic views | Landmark: Skyline Gondola and Luge | Price starts from: $30~

Best Mid-Range Hotels in Queenstown

Sherwood

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Away from the bustle of the town, this is one of the hotels in Queenstown that is set on a hillside, overlooking Lake Wakatipu. In here, aside from refurbished rooms, you’ll get to enjoy a bicycle track and garden.

To love: It’s an eco-friendly hotel | Landmark: Shotover River | Price starts from: $100~

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Queenstown

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Backdropped by majestic mountain ranges and Lake Wakatipu, DoubleTree is just a 20-minute drive away from the city center so it’s ideal for those who want a calm respite.

To love: Panoramic views | Landmark: Kawarau Bridge | Price starts from: $100~

Rydges Queenstown

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This hotel offers a wide range of rooms and 2 on-site restaurants. You will surely enjoy the interactive dining experience that they have as you are surrounded by the beauty of Lake Wakatipu.

To love: Outdoor heated Pool | Landmark: Fear Factory Queenstown | Price starts from: $140~

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

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This is one of the hotels in Queenstown that guarantees spectacular views in every room! Apart from that, it is centrally located with enough amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

To love: Prime location | Landmark: Fear Factory Queenstown | Price starts from: $150~

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

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Boasting 5-star amenities such as an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a day spa, this is a place that you will forever remember!

To love: Amenities for total relaxation | Landmark: AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping – Kawarau Bridge | Price starts from: $160~

Best Luxury Hotels in Queenstown

Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments

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Indulge on private balconies and spectacular views with stylish rooms which all have floor-to-ceiling windows.

To love: Panoramic views | Landmark: Queenstown Hill | Price starts from: $200~

Hotel St Moritz Queenstown – MGallery Collection

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This is one of the best hotels in Queenstown. As part of the Sofitel collection of hotels, you’re sure to be offered the utmost luxury from the rooms up to the amenities!

To love: Prime location | Landmark: Real Journeys Office | Price starts from: $200~

The Spire Hotel Queenstown

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Smacked in the middle of the city, this boutique hotel not only offers rooms with private balconies and gas fireplaces for your utmost comfort, but also lush amenities for your indulgence.

To love: Panoramic views | Landmark: Fear Factory Queenstown | Price starts from: $300~

Azur Lodge

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If you want the most luxurious yet serene staycation, Azur is a must to be in. Each villa has giant bathtubs and open balconies. (It even provides free transfers to the city for your ease).

To love: Luxurious private villas | Landmark: Lake Wakatipu | Price starts from: $700~

Matakauri Lodge

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The price might seem a bit of a stretch, but if you want to step up on the luxury that you want to experience, staying in one of this lodge’s villas should be on your list!

To love: Luxurious private villas | Landmark: Lake Wakatipu | Price starts from: $900~

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I hope this article helped save you the time and effort when looking for the best places to stay in Queenstown.

Enjoy!

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2 Comments

  1. Vishal

    Awesome post and info. I would love to host if sometime you do visit India.

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    • Aileen

      Thanks for the offer!

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