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    New Zealand’s South Island is famous for its breathtaking beauty. You’ve probably heard that a million times before but from Nelson in the North to Invercargill in the South, there’s no denying the South Island offers some of the most stunning scenery in the world. And our range of South Island hotels makes exploring this remarkable place easy.

    The South Island is home to 10 national parks, and our range of Abel Tasman accommodation offers a great base to explore the smallest of them all. Here you’ll find secluded beaches and lush forests. Take some time to pinch yourself, it‘s beautiful isn’t it?

    At 3754 metres, Aoraki Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain. Marvel at its size and beauty with our range of Aoraki/Mount Cook accommodation. If heights aren’t your thing, head to the Franz Josef Glacier or the Fox Glacier on the West Coast, to explore the world’s lowest-lying glaciers. For those after a slightly more laid-back experience, then check out Hanmer Springs; this alpine spa town is home to some of the country's most picturesque outdoor thermal springs. Or perhaps head east to Kaikoura hotels: once a sleepy fishing village, the area has now become a hotspot for whale watchers and dolphin lovers in New Zealand.

    Whether you want to hit the slopes or just grab a Fergburger and soak up the views, our great range Queenstown hotels are ideally situated all over New Zealand’s adventure capital so you can take full advantage of everything on offer. After all that adventuring, treat yourself and head to Marlborough where you can taste the region’s famous sauvignon blanc. Feeling creative? With over 300 artists calling Nelson home and workshops on offer including glassblowing, pottery, bone carving and sculpture, Nelson hotels is the town for you. Discover your artistic side with one of our Nelson hotels.

    New Zealand’s South Island isn’t all about the country side; there are also some great cities to discover. The Islands largest city is slowly rebuilding after the 2011 earthquakes, and while some of the major attractions are still closed, there’s still plenty to see and do. With one of our Christchurch hotels and accommodation you can explore this remarkable and resilient place. Meanwhile, Dunedin is home to New Zealand’s oldest university; so soak up the student culture at one of the city’s bars and cafes. Or just head straight to the source with a tour of Speights Brewery.

    Want to go skiing in New Zealand? The South Island is also home to some stellar ski spots including Mt Hutt, Coronet Peak and the Remarkables. With almost too much to do, New Zealand's South Island will have you never wanting to go home. Our great range of South Island accommodation is below.

    South Island Hotels
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    Hotels in Christchurch (and vicinity)

    Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square - Christchurch Hotels

    Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square

    50 Cathedral Square, Christchurch - Map
    "Comfortable, quiet hotel with excellent views."
    Comfortable and convenient hotel. We enjoyed our stay.
    A Traveller
    Located near the slopes, this Christchurch City Centre hotel is in the city center, within a 15-minute walk of Chalice and …More
    Hotel 115 Christchurch - Christchurch Hotels

    Hotel 115 Christchurch

    115 Worcester Street, Christchurch - Map
    "Nice Hotel, but Basic. No Sky channels for sport "
    Friendly Staff and Clean rooms right in the heart of the city
    A Traveller
    This hotel is located in Christchurch (Christchurch City Centre), close to New Regent Street, Canterbury Museum, and …More
    Rydges Latimer Christchurch - Christchurch Hotels

    Rydges Latimer Christchurch

    30 Latimer Square, Christchurch - Map
    We felt very at home at Rydges Latimer. After arriving before 2pm which is check in time we were told our room was ready for us which was a bonus. Had a lovely lunch and fabulous bloody marys in their restaurant. Our room was very comfortable. Usually I find air con very drying overnight but this was perfect and the beds were very comfortable. Breakfast was a highlight. Loved the poached pears, the homemade beans, corn fritters... Everything was to a very high standard including the flat whites/cappucinos. Maybe the coffee could have been a touch hotter (picky). Parking is free and there was always one available. Very central location without the congestion that you get when you stay that little bit closer to the CBD. We were in a superior twin room as there were 3 of us. My husband made a joke of the "sea mist view out the window" We were in fact looking at another outside view of the hotel outside wall (white paint) All good. Too busy making the most of all there is to do in Christchurch :) to worry about that and the room window let a lot of natural light in.
    Traveller from NZ
    Located in Christchurch City Centre, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cardboard Cathedral and Canterbury Museum …More

    Hotels in Queenstown (and vicinity)

    Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa - Queenstown Hotels

    Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

    Kawarau Village, 79 Peninsula Road, Queenstown - Map
    "Amazing "
    Gorgeous hotel. Room was perfect. Bed was beyond words amazing. Thank you
    Traveller from sydney
    Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa is on the eastern shore of Lake Wakatipu in Kawarau Village, 5 minutes’ drive from Queenstown …More
    DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown - Queenstown Hotels

    DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown

    Kawarau Village 79 Peninsula Road, Queenstown - Map
    "Quiet stay out of city centre"
    Rooms were clean and tidy with a balcony with great views of the lake. Friendly helpful staff. Good to have 3 options of transport, the free hotel shuttle, the bus $10 return and water taxi $10. Disappointed that there was no hotel shuttle to the airport. Although they can drop you part way and you walk about 5min. Rooms weren't very soundproof as we could often hear people walking around outside and in the hallway. Also disappointed to find out that there is no pool, you can go next door to the Hilton and use their pool for $20 a day which we thought was a bit steep and should be included in the stay as it was advertised with a pool.
    A Traveller
    Located near the slopes, this Kelvin Heights hotel is in the mountains and within 1 mi (2 km) of Falls Dam, Remarkables Park …More
    Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown - Queenstown Hotels

    Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown

    38-54 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown - Map
    "New kitchen is highly impressive "
    Nice place, room are basis but the facilities of kitchen and bar are excellent. The place was clean and tidy and of course the view was amazing.
    Traveller from NZ
    This family-friendly Queenstown hotel is located on a lake, within a 10-minute walk of SKYCITY Wharf Casino, Steamer Wharf …More

    Hotels in Dunedin (and vicinity)

    Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin - Dunedin Hotels

    Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin

    10 Smith Street, Dunedin - Map
    "Great central location "
    A hotel that's been around a while & has a bit of that old school feel, slightly dated but more than ok & would happily recommend.
    Traveller from Auckland
    Located in Dunedin City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Paul's Cathedral, Speight's …More
    Ocean Beach Hotel - Dunedin Hotels

    Ocean Beach Hotel

    134 Prince Albert Road; St Kilda, Dunedin - Map
    "Great comfort for the price"
    Affordable accommodation with clean, tidy and easily accessible ammenities. Friendly staff, and a stone throw from your room to the bar with cheap counter meals
    A Traveller
    Located in South Dunedin, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chisholm Park Golf Club and St. Clair Beach. Speight's Brewery …More
    Owens Motel - Dunedin Hotels

    Owens Motel

    745 George Street, Dunedin - Map
    "Near airport"
    At bit worn. Ok but there are better options blah blah
    Traveller from Maitland Australia
    Located in North Dunedin, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of University of Otago, Otago Museum, and Olveston. Dunedin …More