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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
     
     
    "Executive Hotel close to Airport"
    This Hotel is in a beautiful setting on the lake but unless you upgrade to a "Lakeview" room its physical location could be a problem for a visitor unfamiliar with "Queenstown" in that is remote from the main commercial/Retail centre of Queenstown and unless you have a vehicle it does take some effort to "pop" into the main heart of town for meals, sightseeing, etc. However, with a vehicle it is just fine in that access close to the airport is good and it is easy to drive to all the main sights without having to brave the centre of town & the only set of traffic lights in the area !! So, for a 1st visit, with no car I would recommend staying closer to the centre of Queenstown so that everything is within walking distance, though having said that, there is a water taxi from the hotel every hour which in itself is a great scenic ride. The breakfast onsite in the Wakatipu Grill overlooking the Lakefront was exceptional & was very well priced.
    Traveller from Auckland, New Zealand
    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
     
     
    "Over the river from the town. Nice and quiet."
    Modern accom l0 minutes from town, airport , restaurants and shops.
    Traveller from australia
    Located near the slopes, this Kelvin Heights hotel is in the mountains, within 1 mi (2 km) of Falls Dam and Remarkables Park …More
    Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown - Queenstown Hotels

    Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown

    38-54 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown - Map
     
     
    "Handy location"
    Stayed the one night, handy location in walking distance to town. Room was comfortable and quiet but looking a little dated
    Traveller from invercargill, 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 Christchurch (and vicinity)

    Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch - Christchurch Hotels

    Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

    166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch - Map
     
     
    Always a great experience. The staff were friendly and the room was very comfortable.
    A Traveller
    Located in Christchurch City Centre, 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
     
     
    "Great location right in the middle of town"
    All good, easy to find with a great buffet breakfast.Good location to just put the car away and walk around the town.
    Traveller from Sydney
    Located near the slopes, this Christchurch City Centre hotel is in the city center, within a 15-minute walk of Chalice and …More
    Rydges Latimer Christchurch - Christchurch Hotels

    Rydges Latimer Christchurch

    30 Latimer Square, Christchurch - Map
     
     
    "Business stay"
    Excellent room clean and was above expectations Would thoroughly recommend staying here and will on future trips
    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 Dunedin (and vicinity)

    Scenic Hotel Dunedin City - Dunedin Hotels

    Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

    123 Princes Street, Dunedin - Map
     
     
    "Close to town "
    Great hotel, walking distance to town - very comfortable. TV had a picture delay due to weather interference which made it hard to watch anything.
    A Traveller
    Located in Dunedin City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps from Dunedin Casino, Speight's Brewery, and First Church of Otago …More
    The Victoria Hotel Dunedin - Dunedin Hotels

    The Victoria Hotel Dunedin

    137 St Andrew Street Centre City, Dunedin - Map
     
     
    "Great Service and close to town."
    We were welcomed even though we were late checking in.
    A Traveller
    Located in Dunedin City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cadbury World, New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame, and …More
    Scenic Hotel Southern Cross - Dunedin Hotels

    Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

    118 High Street, Dunedin - Map
     
     
    Helpful staff both in the restaurant and reception. Nothing was a problem...and a had a few! Room is difficult to find but worth the effort. Bed is like sleeping on a cloud. Can't fault
    A Traveller
    Located in Dunedin City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Dunedin Casino and Speight's Brewery. First …More