New Zealand: South Island and North Island - Accommodations
In Queenstown, we will be staying for 3 nights at the Novotel Lakeside Hotel. Centrally located in one of the most picturesque settings in the world, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside is nestled beside the beautiful, tranquil lake on which Queenstown sits. This fresh, modern hotel offers 273 contemporary rooms plus superb, uninterrupted views of the lake, mountains and adjoining gardens. The hotel features a jacuzzi, the excellent Elements Restaurant and the Elements Cafe and Bar. All rooms open to balconies with city, mountains or courtyard views. A pillow menu is available. All rooms have a 21-inch LCD television with satellite channels, free movie channels, and pay movies, coffee and tea making facilities, direct-dial phones with voicemail, an iron and ironing board, hair dryers and in-room safes are available in all rooms.
In Mt. Cook Village, we will be staying for 1 night at the Hermitage Mt. Cook Hotel. Located in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, this modern hotel is the perfect place from which to appreciate the majesty Mt. Cook and the surrounding mountains. The on-site restaurant serves British and international dishes in an elegant setting, and each evening, guests can wind down in the cosy lounge bar. Free WiFi is available to all hotel guests in the Snowline Lounge and Sir Edmund Hillary Cafe. Laundry services are available. The hotel's 164 non-smoking rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows come equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, a refrigerator and a mini bar, as well as individually controlled A/C, multiple-channel TV and modern bathrooms with hair dryers and upscale toiletries.
In Christchurch, we'll be staying for 1 night at the Crowne Plaza Christchurch. A brand new hotel which opened in May 2017, this upscale property enjoys an enviable position in the city center on Victoria Square by the Avon River, and is near many boutique stores, restaurants and entertainment, and only a 5 minutes' walk from the celebrated Canterbury Museum and Christ Collage with their surrounding gardens and park. The hotel features an on-site restaurant, a bar, cafe, a fitness center and business facilities. The 204 rooms are designed with an eye for style and detail. The rooms boast luxurious bedding with plenty of plump, soft pillows, duvets and blankets. There are also sitting areas, desks, en suite bathrooms with hair dryer and aromatherapy toiletries to help you unwind.
In Rotorua, we’ll be staying for 2 nights at the Millennium Hotel. Perfectly situated in Rotorua’s city center, next to the mystical Lake Rotorua and the Polynesian Spa, the hotel offers rooms with views over Lake Rotorua, the city or the hotel's garden courtyard. The facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, private and communal hot tubs, a day spa with a sauna, and a fitness center. All 227 rooms at Rotorua Millennium Hotel have individually controlled air-conditioning, satellite TV, a desk and a refrigerator. Restaurant Nikau offers evening meals using the freshest local produce. Brasserie Poolside Restaurant serves delicious breakfasts and hosts a nightly cultural show with buffet dinner, while Bar Zazu is open daily from noon until late.
In Auckland, we'll be staying for 2 nights at the M Social Hotel. A contemporary hotel overlooking the vibrant Princes Wharf, M Social is a chic luxury hotel located on iconic Quay Street, just minutes from some of Auckland's most celebrated attractions, and the hotel's on-site Beast and Butterflies Restaurant offers exotic dishes and cocktails from the Pacific Rim. The hotel also features a 24-hour fitness center and business center. All the rooms at M Social Hotel overlook the vibrant Princes Wharf through their wall-to-wall windows, are stylishly decorated, and offer all the upscale amenities necessary for a comfortable stay. The rooms come equipped with satellite television, refrigerators, tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe, free Wi-Fi, modern bathrooms with bathrobes and slippers, and complementary toiletries.
In the highly unlikely event that our original accommodations must be changed, the alternative accommodations will be a hotel of equal or higher standard. No change will made to the cost of the tour.