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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
     
     
    "Nice hotel in stunning environment."
    Pleasant Stay - Made to feel special. Room had great outlook. Close to airport but noise did not bother us at all.
    A Traveller
    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
     
     
    "Nice hotel. Hot biscuits were a nice touch"
    Just a few things that needed attention. in our room: .the bathroom sink didnt drain the water away. .The phone outside in the hallway wasnt working. This we found out because we got back to our room one evening and our card didnt work to open the door. went to ring reception - phone not working. .The air con wasnt working properly, kept blowing cold air even though we raised the temp. Ended up not using it at all. .We went to me & Mee Restaurant one evening - VERY disappointed. the food was awful. . The other restaurant however, was superb. beautiful food.
    Traveller from Kiwi, Auckland
    Located near the slopes, this Queenstown hotel is in the mountains, within 1 mi (2 km) of Falls Dam and Remarkables Park Town …More
    Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown - Queenstown Hotels

    Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown

    38-54 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown - Map
     
     
    "Didn't respond well "
    they did a wrong booking for us to one of the activities in the city and didn't want to respond for it...The manager wasn't helpful at all and didn't want to recognize their mistake even though it was pretty obvious!
    Traveller from Brisbane, Australia
    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
     
     
    "Nice hotel in the centre of town"
    Stayed here on our way around South Island was close to city centre and tram . Lovely coffee places in regent arcade
    Traveller from south australia
    Located in the heart of Christchurch, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Chalice and Canterbury Museum. Riccarton House …More
    Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square - Christchurch Hotels

    Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square

    50 Cathedral Square, Christchurch - Map
     
     
    "Novotel- cathedral square "
    Awesome and close to all amenities. Friendly staff and very clean and very new
    Traveller from sydney
    Located near the slopes, this Christchurch hotel is in the city center, within a 15-minute walk of Chalice and Canterbury …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 the heart of Christchurch, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cardboard Cathedral and Canterbury Museum …More

    Hotels in Fiordland National Park

    Distinction Te Anau Hotel And Villas - Te Anau Hotels

    Distinction Te Anau Hotel And Villas

    64 Lakefront Terrace, Te Anau - Map
     
     
    "Excellent Service"
    On arrival we were upgraded to a superior suite, which was a fantastic surprise. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, the room was spacious, the bed was comfortable & the huge spa bath was brilliant. The Hotel is within easy walking distance to everything. We had a lovely stay & would happily stay again.
    A Traveller
    Situated on a lake, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Luxmore Jet and Lake Te Anau. Fiordland Cinema and …More
    Fiordland Hotel Motel - Te Anau Hotels

    Fiordland Hotel Motel

    91 Luxmore Drive, Te Anau - Map
     
     
    "Lovely for the kids"
    We had a great two nights, mostly because our 4 and 7 year old kids loved the free pool table, ping pong and mini golf! Otherwise clean and tidy, and the kind of facilities you'd expect for the price. :-)
    A Traveller
    Situated in Te Anau, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Lake Te Anau, Ivon Wilson Scenic Reserve, and Fiordland Cinema …More
    Distinction Luxmore Hotel - Te Anau Hotels

    Distinction Luxmore Hotel

    Corner Mokonui Street & Main Street, Te Anau - Map
     
     
    "Convenient and warm."
    Starting to show its age but suited our purpose. Good value for money. Got upgraded to a 'deluxe' room and allowed a late checkout so that was good.
    A Traveller
    Situated in Te Anau, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Fiordland Cinema and Luxmore Jet. Lake Te Anau and …More