Bargain breaks! NZ Easter getaways with freebies


What’s better than an awesome Easter getaway? Oh, nothing… except an awesome Easter getaway with freebies. We’ve rounded up amazing deals from some of our fave NZ hotels, motels and resorts. They all come with bonuses or upgrades and almost all of them are for travel over the Easter and school holiday period, but they’re only available to book between Monday 8 April 2019 and Thursday 11 April 2019. Go on… have a squiz!

Auckland CBD

Swiss-Belsuites Victoria Park Auckland

Freebies: 40% off Family Suites with Balconies and Two Bedroom Swiss-SuperSuites; 30% off Three Bedroom Suites. Both come with free kids’ snack bars (non-alcoholic items only) and a cruisy 12pm checkout.

Why we love it: Close to heaps of family-friendly activities, across the road from Victoria Park, and a hop, skip and a jump from some of Auckland’s most amazing restaurants, the Swiss-Belsuites Victoria Park Auckland is perfect for spending quality time with the fam. Its spacious, light-filled rooms offer plenty of space to spread out and relax, while its awesome location will keep you close to the action.

Auckland region

Leroy Suites Albany

Freebies: Free room upgrade on Deluxe Studio Suites, Standard Studio Suites and Superior Studio Suites.

Why we love it: Leroy Suites Albany combines contemporary design with a touch of elegant luxury. The team are friendly and professional, and free upgrades on multiple room types means there are plenty of bargains to go around. Chill out with free wi-fi and Netflix access on Leroy Suites’ smart TVs, or take a dip in the awesome onsite pool.

The Spencer on Byron Hotel

Freebies: Full free brekky for four people every day.

Why we love it: A luxury stay in Takapuna – yes, please! Come for the spacious accommodation and easy access to fantastic beaches, stay for the delightful complimentary breakfast from The Spencer on Byron’s delicious à la carte menu. If the weather’s good, make sure you check out the rooftop pool or try your game on the onsite tennis courts. With free wi-fi and no charge for up to two kids (when you use your room’s existing bedding), The Spencer is a great-value choice for the whole family.

Queenstown

Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Queenstown

Freebies: Free continental brekky every day; book a One Bedroom Lake View Suite for a free room upgrade as well!

Why we love it: Queenstown’s rugged mountains, awesome extreme sports and luxurious day spas are calling your name, and the gorgeous Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu is the perfect home base to make the most of it. Enjoy free brekky with all room types, but book a suite-style room for a full kitchen as well (just the thing for family getaways).

Fiordland

Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau

Freebies: Free brekky every day.

Why we love it: Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau is a comfy and convenient stay, right in the heart of Te Anau (and just a few steps from beautiful Lake Te Anau). It comes with free wi-fi and parking (score!), and the onsite kitchen/bar is just the ticket for a tasty dinner or cruisy nightcap. Kingsgate Hotel is also handily located for boat tours and kayak hire – ask at the front desk for more info.

Lake Tekapo

Peppers Bluewater Resort

Freebies: Two-for-one brekky every day; bonus $10 wi-fi credit.

Why we love it: You can’t beat Peppers Bluewater Resort’s spectacular lake views – especially from the restaurant at breakfast time, when the sun comes up. Bluewater’s units are spacious and well-equipped, making them ideal for families. Spend your days at the hot pools, ski fields and ice-skating rink and your nights sampling yummy local cuisine or relaxing in your unit with room service. Book a suite-style room for a full kitchen so you can make your own meals as well!

Tauranga

Hotel Armitage and Conference Centre

Freebies: Free brekky for two people every day.

Why we love it: Hotel Armitage and Conference Centre is a stylish stay, brilliantly located at the centre of Tauranga and a winner for the whole family. It comes with free parking, a great outdoor pool and a fantastic onsite restaurant. Kids stay free (when you use the existing bedding) and all guests enjoy free wi-fi. With free brekky for two people these holidays, it’s a top-value getaway.

Nelson

Golden Bay Holiday Park

Freebies: Free continental brekky for two people every day.

Why we love it: Smack dab in the heart of Golden Bay, on beautiful Tukurua Beach, Golden Bay Holiday Park is just the place for when you want to seriously get away. It’s surrounded by native bush, next to a peaceful stream and has a wonderful little private (and very much secluded) beach. Golden Bay Holiday Park is also pet-friendly, so the whole family can come – even your fur baby 🐶

Christchurch

Peppers Clearwater Resort

Freebies: Two-for-one brekky every day; bonus $10 wi-fi credit.

Why we love it: Beautiful lake and garden views and a range of elegant and spacious room types make Peppers Clearwater Resort a winner for couples and families alike. It’s a top pick for golf fans, with an 18-hole championship course on site. Start your day right with two-for-one brekky and end it with a glass of wine on the balcony of your suite. Free parking and complimentary wi-fi are nice little bonuses too!

Bonus Queenstown deal!

Heritage Queenstown

Freebies: Free room upgrade.

Travel dates: 25 April to 28 June 2019

Why we love it: This deal isn’t for the Easter hols, but it was so good we had to share it with you anyway. Book a stay in the Deluxe or Executive rooms for a free upgrade on the room type. The views from this hotel are stunning – lush forest, towering mountains or the majestic Lake Wakatipu. With its fantastic location and classic alpine-lodge vibes, the Heritage Queenstown is perfect for work, rest and play.

Legal stuff:

The offers above start on Monday 8 April 2019 and finish on Thursday 11 April 2019. All deals are subject to availability. Don’t miss them!

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