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New Zealand > Whangarei
Lupton Lodge Whangarei
Luxurious boutique historic villa redesigned for privacy and relaxation. Nestled in dry-stone walled gardens with swimming pool, extensive guest facilities and free wireless internet access. Guest lounge with snooker table, library, guest PC and DVD collection. Private dining room with individual tables leading out onto a covered veranda. Gourmet breakfast is included and a restaurant-style dinner menu is available by arrangement.
Each superior ensuite room has individual style and character, contemporary uncomplicated décor, comfortable beds, 100% cotton linen, bathrobes, tea/coffee, TV/DVD. The rooms are intimate yet spacious with rich wall colours, high ceilings, sash windows and polished Kauri floors.
Conveniently located only 10 mins drive NE of the centre of Whangarei and 10mins from spectacular Tutukaka Coast, 5 mins from Whangarei Falls, 1 hour to Bay of Islands. Enjoy the many local activities, or just sit back and unwind in the tranquillity of Lupton Lodge. 2hrs North of Auckland - ideal for exploring Northland and as your first/last stop in NZ. Poor Knights diving or snorkelling trips, Zion Wildlife Gardens tours, Bay of Islands cruises and restaurant reservations can be arranged by your well-travelled hosts.
New Zealand > Rotorua
Peppers On the Point Lake Rotorua
Surrounded by the sparkling waters of Lake Rotorua, Peppers on the Point offers guests the opportunity to experience the rich culture and geothermal wonders of Rotorua or simply relax and enjoy the tranquillity of the stunning location and panoramic views.
Once a Maori Pa site, the property is steeped in local history - of ancient battles, love and life and looks out towards the historic Mokoia Island. The lodge itself is a converted 1930s mansion filled with beautiful antiques and a choice of 9 spacious, exquisitely furnished suites, most with views of the lake.
Peppers on the Point offers the finest New Zealand food and wine, as well as a range of onsite activities from pampering massage, fly fishing from the private beach, water sports, tennis, gym and boating.
Only 10 minutes from the heart of Rotorua City, the lodge is ideally placed to offer the best of Rotorua from a peaceful and luxurious base.
New Zealand > Bay of Islands
Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Bay of Islands
Style, innovation and design, Paihia Beach Resort & Spa has unveiled Its multi-million dollar refurbishment in September 2008 after a closure of 6 months. Ultra chic guest rooms have been fully renovated and along with panoramic views of the Bay of Islands, boast superior entertaining areas, large flat-screen TVs, stereo systems and French oak timber flooring. Extended private guest suite patio’s provide for private in room massage and outdoor in-room dining. The new pool deck hosts hip outdoor resort living with relaxing day beds and access to the resorts fully renovated and expanded award winning spa La Spa Naturale, and restaurant Pure Tastes.
New Zealand > Christchurch
Elm Tree House Christchurch
Elm Tree House is a superb Historic Places listed Arts and Crafts influenced house.
Well located just 15 minutes drive from the Airport and Trans Rail Station, 2kms from Cathedral Square and Hagley Park, and a 4 minute walk to many fine restaurants and shops.
Each of our 6 bedrooms have Heritage themes and include Queen, King or Super king beds with private ensuite bathrooms.
We have been awarded a Qualmark 5 star rating and world wide selection in Frommers, Fodors [USA] Roughguide [UK] Petit Fute [France] Lonely Planet [Germany] guide books.
New Zealanders, Karen and Allan have been hosting International Guests at Elm Tree House since 1996.
New Zealand > Christchurch
George Hotel Christchurch (The)
A small luxurious hotel that re-writes the meaning of hospitality within New Zealand.
Quite simply from the moment you step inside this tranquil Christchurch lodging, your every accommodation need is catered for in the most friendly and personal manner.
Located picturesquely in the heart of Christchurch overlooking its very own "Central Park," this very individual boutique hotel is just a step away from all the key attractions including the tram, arts market, restaurants, theatres and gardens.
Boasting two world class restaurants that rate amongst the best in New Zealand, visitors come from far and wide to savour the delicious cuisine in both Pescatore and 50 on Park.
Accommodation at the hotel consists of 55 spacious luxury guest rooms including seven premier suites and a gracious residential villa retreat designed with the most discerning traveller or honeymoon couple in mind.
New Zealand > Rotorua
Accolades Boutique Hotel Rotorua
Accolades Luxury Boutique Hotel has been built in one of Rotorua’s premier locations with panoramic views across Lake Rotorua, no expense has been spared in design, presentation and furnishings.
The hotel is a perfect setting for guests to unwind with facilities including sauna, billiard room and library.
Set in extensive grounds this 5 star Boutique Hotel will appeal to fishermen, trampers, and golfers with many other sightseeing activities and excellent shopping. The property is semi city/rural with horses and cattle grazing nearby.
Choose from 2 Panorama Suites or 6 Deluxe Suites each with their own en-suite facilities.
New Zealand > Wellington
Duxton Hotel Wellington
All rooms at the Duxton Hotel Wellington overlook Wellingtons beautiful city.
The Duxton Hotel Wellington has an award winning Restaurant on the mezzanine level. The bar is the perfect place to meet & greet, from early morning cappucino to last drinks.
A fully equipped gymnasium is located on the top floor of the Hotel and is available for all hotel guests.
New Zealand > Rotorua
Solitaire Lodge Rotorua
Solitaire Lodge, a luxury lodge nestles in native bush on a private peninsular Nestled in pristine native bush, on its own private peninsula, Solitaire Lodge gazes out across the glassy depths of Lake Tarawera and onto Mount Tarawera’s towering peak. During the summer months, Lake Tarawera is simply superb to swim in. Enjoy swimming from Solitaire Lodge's own private beach or take one of our Kayaks or a motorized Dinghy out to discover one of the many private swimming spots where azure water waits.
Other lodge facilities include; a terraced Spa Pool, Heliport, float plane tours and jetty access to luxury charter boats and smaller craft. Trout-fishing, boating, kayaking, bush walking, thermal bathing and sightseeing are some of the many activities available to guests from right here at the lodge.
Solitaire Lodge is a member of Small luxury Hotels of the World.
New Zealand > Rotorua
Hamurana Country Estate Rotorua
Hamurana Country Estate is a boutique country hotel where guests can enjoy the grandeur of the manor house, its gardens and lifestyle farm, along with warm personal service and fine food.
A long, tree-lined driveway sets the scene for a perfect welcome to the 5-star Qualmark-rated manor house. After a personal greeting from the young Kiwi owner hosts and a tour of the luxurious amenities, guests can refresh in their room - one of 12 individually decorated ensuite guest rooms.
Afterwards guests can choose to take a gentle stroll through the estate’s grounds with the resident Giant Schnauzers, and enjoy the beautiful views to Lake Rotorua.
A fully-licensed bar is available for pre-dinner drinks and while dining in the exclusive à la carte restaurant (summertime only), awarded the 2006/2007 New Zealand Beef and Lamb Hallmark of Excellence. For that special touch, guests can choose to conclude their evening with a cosy nightcap by the fire or on the terrace under the stars.
Located an easy 15-minute drive from the centre of Rotorua, Hamurana Country Estate is the perfect option for discerning travellers looking for something more personal than a hotel, more upmarket than the average B&B, and less formal than many lodges.
New Zealand > Waiheke Island
Breakfast On The Beach Lodge Auckland
Luxury Waterfront Accommodation on Blackpool Beach at Huruhi Bay, on beautiful Waiheke Island - Auckland's paradise in the Hauraki Gulf.
What makes this beach lodge unique is its quiet setting on the bay yet close proximity to all Waiheke Island holiday amenities.
Breakfast on the Beach Lodge can be booked exclusively for special occasions, corporate or private functions; be it a management workshop, golfing group, book club, wedding party, family celebration or black tie dinner - whatever the occasion Breakfast on the Beach is an ideal venue. Special packages can be arranged to suit your requirements.
Guests can catch the ferry for a day's shopping and sightseeing in Auckland city, then escape back to their Waiheke Island hideaway for a romantic and relaxing evening beside the sea.
New Zealand > Wanaka
Minaret Lodge Wanaka
Minaret Lodge is a sanctuary, situated in a 2 acre park like setting, just a short stroll to the lake,and a 10 minute walk from the Wanaka town centre. The Lodge features a mud brick construction with plastered finish, incorporating local schist stone. The separate guest room chalets, constructed using local timbers &non toxic materials, tastefully furnished, in a setting of tanquil ambience. each room has fine furniture, local art, private ensuite, and verandah.
Facilities include spa, sauna, tennis, petanque, mountain bikes, ski storage & drying room. Gourmet breakfast and aperitifs included in the tariff. Dinners by arrangement.
New Zealand > Nelson
Boutique Hotel Warwick House Nelson
5-10mins. walk from Central Nelson with views over
the city to the sea. Elegant and luxurious accommodation is now available directly in one of New Zealand's grandest and most spectacular early Victorian manors. Known locally as 'The Castle', Warwick House has stood overlooking Nelson City for over 150 years.
4 large and luxurious suites cater for the needs of travellers seeking luxury in a elegant surroundings. 5-10 mins. walk to Nelson's popular downtown area with its many bars, restaurants, cafes and art galleries, Warwick House is a perfect, quiet, city retreat. Self catering option available for families.
Outstanding features include the Grand Ballroom, meeting place of the rich and famous of the region's past and the 4 storey octagonal 'Fairytale' tower on the East wing.
New Zealand > Queenstown
Millbrook Resort Queenstown
Millbrook Resort is New Zealands most established and well known resort of its kind. Established in 1993, 2003 year will be its tenth year of operation. Situated in 500 acres of some of the most spectacular scenery in the world the resort attracts guests from New Zealand, Australia, USA, Asia and Europe.
Millbrook Resort provides luxury accommodation for up to 400 guests, an 18- hole international golf course, a resort spa facility, gym and fitness facilities, three restaurant, bar, conference facilities, and in addition offers an exclusive residential property investment.
Millbrook Resort is aptly positioned as New Zealands Leading Lifestyle Resort and is committed to providing exceptional service.
New Zealand > Hanmer Springs
Fontainebleau B&B Hanmer Springs
Fontainebleau is an Elegant and Luxurious, 5 Star Qualmarked which opened in June 2006. The Ultimate in Location. Fontainebleau is adjacent to Woodland Pond Reserve and walking trails and seven minute walk to the Hanmer Hot pools, cafe's and shops.
A sweeping staircase leads upstairs to three bedrooms, a guest lounge and balcony, capturing forest and mountain views from all guest rooms. The gym, formal lounge and dining room all lead out to a veranda. John and Virginia have a love for the finer wines and boutique beers of the area and enjoy sharing these with guests over pre-dinner nibbles.
Luxurious suite with Super King/Twin bed. French doors lead out to the balcony upstairs. Cathedral window offers magical views overlooking Woodland Ponds, forest and mountains. The bathroom has dual vanity units, double spa bath and double shower.
Luxurious upstairs suite with Super King/Twin bed. Views overlook forest reserve. The spacious bathroom has double spa bath, massive double shower, bidet, dual vanity units.
A lovely sunny upstairs room with Super King/Twin bed. Captures views of the mountains. Bathroom has double shower and vanity unit.
All suites have the following facilities:
Bathrobes and slippers
Wall mounted LCD screen
DVD & CD player
Heated and Air-conditioned
New Zealand > Auckland
Quay West Suites Auckland
Quay West Suites Auckland is designed for guests to enjoy the convenience and freedom of a luxury suite with the facilities and services of a five star hotel. The hotel is superbly located for business and leisure travellers, right in the heart of Auckland's Central Business District, with suites offering panoramic views of Auckland City and the Waitemata Harbour.
ALL ROOMS ARE NON SMOKING
This hotel has a very strict no party policy."
New Zealand > Taupo
Alpine Lake Motor Lodge Taupo
Alpine Lake is Taupo's newest Motor Lodge and Conference Centre. Five minute stroll to central shops, restaurants and lake.
Nineteen large luxury units with upmarket chattels and a colour palette described as “latte and biscuit” by Metro magazine.
Summer comfort with air-conditioning and winter warmth with under floor heating.
Free broadband internet in units and a free email café.
The Ruapehu room with its lovely views is a great location for conferences, trade displays or social meetings. Equipped with Sony projector and surround sound, it is ideal for presentations from your laptop or via DVD, SKY TV, or Internet. We can provide seating for up to 25 boardroom style or 30 theatre style and there is room for 50 for social gatherings. All day tea and coffee is complimentary and full catering is available. No conference is too small.
New Zealand > Blenheim
Chateau Marlborough Blenheim
The Chateau is Marlborough's premier boutique property. 45 well appointed Suites and Apartments offer guests luxury accommodation to provide the highest level of comfort along with modern amentities, including LCD television to ensure you a pleasurable stay and services to its guests within its unique and renowned building.
Quench Cafe and Wine Bar boasts a delicious menu, attractive outdoor dining area and pool bar. Quench is open daily. Breakfast 7.00 - 11.00am and Dinner from 5.00. Group lunches by arrangement
The Chateau also offers well equipped Meeting and Function Rooms that cater to your important business and private events.
We offer a Fitness Centre which is fully equipped with Treadmill, X-Trainer, Stationary Bike, Free Weights,Fitness Balls, Weight Bench, LCD television for guest use.
Overlooking beautiful Seymour Square, we are centrally located within a two minute easy walk to the city centre.
Marlborough has many attractions and activities on offer. Our well trained staff can assist with information and bookings.
The Chateau has been carefully designed to meet the needs of its Corporate and Travelling Guests. Its striking architecture epitomises the hotels reputation and personalised service.
The staff at the Chateau strive to exceed their guests expectations.
New Zealand > Christchurch
Parkview On Hagley Christchurch
Welcome to Parkview on Hagley, luxurious studio hotel suite accommodation located at the green heart of Christchurch, beautiful Hagley Park.
As our name suggests, most of our 40 suites enjoy views over leafy Hagley Park, many from their own private balcony. Enjoy the ever-changing outlook over this much-loved Christchurch icon.
Parkview on Hagley’s location allows guests easy access to the park ‘s many facilities: enjoy a game of golf or tennis, start your day with a run or walk on the many tree-lined paths, take the family boating on the Avon River or explore the world-famous Botanic Gardens.
The Christchurch CBD is within walking distance, as are the shopping meccas of Westfield Riccarton and Tower Junction. Excellent dining options are even closer at hand, with the up-market Soho Restaurant and Bar on site.
Our luxury hotel suite accommodation is of the highest standard, with a palette of sumptuous reds and golds enhanced by the use of quality materials such as leather, granite and oak.
All-tile bathrooms feature spa baths and separate showers and a good night’s sleep is guaranteed on the top quality king and super-king-size beds. Full air-conditioning, soundproofing and double-glazing will ensure you enjoy total peace and quiet.
Parkview on Hagley offers ideally located, high quality Christchurch accommodation, whether you are visiting the city for work or play. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
New Zealand > Blenheim
Peppertree Luxury Accommodation Blenheim
Luxury 5-Star accommodation in the heart of Marlborough’s wine growing area. The Peppertree is situated in the midst of an extensive country garden a boutique vineyard and an olive grove.
Choose from one of the five spacious suites, each of which reflects a different character. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. Two rooms open out onto Peppertree's private garden. Days at The Peppertree begin with a delicious breakfast, served in the Dining Room or on the verandah. RG
New Zealand > Te Anau
Takaro Peace Resort Te Anau
Set in the mystical Fiordland of the south island of New Zealand, Takaro Peace Resort understood the great beauty of the region long before it became known as the scenery for middle earth in the lord of the rings. This recently opened luxury resort has been designed as a place to relax, unwind and recover from the stress of daily life. Its uniquely themed 5-element chalets have been created by a world leading Feng Shui consultant to encourage peaceful sleep.
The restaurant combines western and Chinese influences, and offers produce from the lodge's organic gardens along with homemade breads, dairy products and wine.
Takaro Peace Resort located on a 2000 acre private estate which is rich in activities, from trout fishing in the beautiful Upakerora River to hiking in the surrounding Fiordland National Park.
But while it's easy to pass the days in the great outdoors, many come here solely for the resort’s Energy Clinic glass Spa, home to the Best Massage in the World according to UK Vogue. The spa features exclusive body and soul care treatments, such as the 10 Hands Energy Massage.