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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.

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    Hotels in Queenstown (and vicinity)

    Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa - Queenstown Hotels

    Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

    Kawarau Village, 79 Peninsula Road, Queenstown - Map
     
     
    "Perfect Location"
    Had a wonderful stay with the Hilton. Far enough away from Queenstown CBD with the free shuttle to and from made it a perfect choice. Lovely views and walkways. Staff were always exceptional and we were pleased with the room service. Cannot fault.
    Traveller from Melbourne
    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
     
     
    "Beautiful walk close to the lake"
    Stuff were so hopeful and friendly. I went for a walk from the hotel which was nice. You can pay a little extra to use the pool which is worth it esp. If the weather is bad.
    Traveller from australia
    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
     
     
    "Awesome location. "
    Great views and a nice 5-10 min walk from town. A park and the lake across the Rd for the kids to run around.
    A Traveller
    This family-friendly Queenstown hotel is located on a lake, within a 10-minute walk of SKYCITY Wharf Casino, Steamer Wharf …More

    Hotels in Christchurch (and vicinity)

    Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch - Christchurch Hotels

    Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

    166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch - Map
     
     
    "Handy to town"
    Very nice hotel though the room I had was small for the price
    A Traveller
    Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of St. Luke the Evangelist and Canterbury Museum …More
    Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square - Christchurch Hotels

    Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square

    50 Cathedral Square, Christchurch - Map
     
     
    "Great stay in Christchurch."
    We would recommend this hotel as it was very clean and the location was great.
    A Traveller
    Located near the slopes, this Christchurch City Centre hotel is in the city center, within a 15-minute walk of Avon River and …More
    Rydges Latimer Christchurch - Christchurch Hotels

    Rydges Latimer Christchurch

    30 Latimer Square, Christchurch - Map
     
     
    "One night stay in chch"
    We had a quick one night stay before flying out the next morning. Room was ok. Decor lovely Bathroom tiny & a view of a block wall from our window. Was a good kilometre walk into centre for a look around
    A Traveller
    Located in Christchurch City Centre, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cardboard Cathedral and Canterbury Museum …More

    Hotels in Nelson - Tasman (region)

    Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Apartments - Nelson Hotels

    Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Apartments

    6 Point Road Stoke, Nelson - Map
     
     
    "Good out of town hotel."
    The room allocated was clean but small and darkly decorated The fridge and kettle had been placed in the wardrobe unit so we were unable to hang our clothes and the fridge was very noisy.
    A Traveller
    Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Greenmeadows Park, Marsden Recreation Ground, and Isel …More
    DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments - Nelson Hotels

    DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments

    43-55 Trafalgar Street, Nelson - Map
     
     
    "Beautiful Hotel right in the Heart of the city"
    Fantastic stay. The hotel is within walking distance of fantastic restaurants, good shopping and some great coffee. The beach is 10 minutes away. There is no road noise which is surprising given the location. The rooms are nice modern. We had everything you would need. The staff are great nothing was too much effort. We will be back next year for our anniversary Kevin
    Traveller from Wellington
    Located in the heart of Nelson, this luxury apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Trafalgar Park, Anzac Park, and Nelson …More
    Rutherford Hotel Nelson - Nelson Hotels

    Rutherford Hotel Nelson

    Trafalgar Square, Nelson - Map
     
     
    The hotel is well positioned in Nelson, its good to be able to walk into the main town centre. The bed was disapointing however, you don't expect a 'roll-together' mattress in this level of hotel. It resulted in a poor sleep the first night, and because we had been out cycling and came back tired, we slept OK on the 2nd night. Otherwise a good experience.
    A Traveller
    Situated in Nelson, this luxury hotel is steps from Flamedaisy Glass Design and Christ Church Cathedral. Nelson Provincial …More