From luxury hotels, to stylish country lodges and friendly backpacker hostels, New Zealand offers you a range of accommodation choices suitable for every budget.
International chain hotels such as Hyatt, Southern Pacific, Sheraton and
Pan Pacific are found in the main centres and resorts. You will also
find many locally owned international class and boutique hotels.
Exclusive retreats and lodges
These luxury hideaways are located in some of New Zealands most
dramatic, beautiful and tranquil locations. Each lodge has its own
character and charm and many are renowned for their superb cuisine.
also offer professional guides for activities in the area.
A variety of good, medium-class hotels and motor inns, can be found
throughout the country. Facilities include house bars, public
en-suite bathrooms, swimming pools and spas.
Guest houses, private hotels and bed and breakfasts
Motels have been the Kiwi family way of holidaying for years. Clean,
cosy units usually contain one or two bedrooms, lounge, bathroom and
fully-equipped kitchen. Larger motels often have facilities similar to
Moderately priced options include guest houses, small private hotels, and
bed and breakfasts, which are usually located in comfortable,
refurbished, older buildings. You may have to share bathroom facilities,
but old-world charm and relaxed surroundings can balance this out.
Farm and homestays
The classic Kiwi-style country pub with neat, clean rooms and a warm
friendly atmosphere, offers the lowest priced hotel-style
accommodation. Country pubs are most common in rural areas such as the
West Coast of the South Island.
Experience a slice of New Zealand life in rural or urban family homes,
and get to know local people. You may share home-cooked meals with your
hosts, and at a farmstay, youll have the chance to join in with whatever
is happening on the farm.
Holiday parks and cabins
New Zealand has an extensive network of high quality backpacker lodges
and hostels, providing clean and tidy accommodation at modest prices.
Shared rooms are available with self-catering and laundry facilities.
New Zealand has hundreds of holiday parks offering a wide range of accommodation options, including tent and caravan sites, cabins, self-contained tourist flats, and motels.