Hotel Accommodation Options
New Zealand is fortunate to have a wide variety of hotel accommodation. Hotel options range from clean, pleasant rooms in country pubs to stylish city boutique hotels and exclusive resorts in hideaway locations. Hotels of world-class standard are found in major cities as well as leading provincial and resort areas throughout New Zealand.
Most hotel accommodation in New Zealand has bar and restaurant facilities and the rooms include a phone, TV, bathroom and usually tea/coffee-making facilities. Country hotel accommodation and pubs are sometimes in modernised historic buildings, while sporting lodges and up market resorts offer exclusive locations with top-class facilities.
New Zealand’s hotel accommodation is spread the length and breadth of the country. New Zealand prides itself on being able to meet the needs of both local and international tourists who like to stay in hotel accommodation.
Whether you are looking for home comforts, to be pampered and spoiled, or just looking for a reliable place to stay, hotel accommodation in New Zealand will more than meet your needs.
Motel Accommodation (Self-contained) in New Zealand
Self-contained motel accommodation in New Zealand is a popular option for travellers who enjoy the convenience of in-unit kitchen facilities and a private bathroom. Most rooms in a motel also have a phone, TV, made-up beds, with all linen supplied, and car parking. Motel accommodation is nearly always serviced daily, whereas apartments, cottages and holiday homes can be self-serviced.
A motel studio is a 1-room unit where guests sleep in the lounge area. 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units have separate bedrooms in addition to the lounge area, which sometimes has a bed-settee for additional sleeping. Breakfast in motel accommodation (at extra cost) is usually available and can be ordered the previous night for delivery to the unit if required.
New Zealand motel accommodation is suitable for those who want more home comforts than camping has to offer, but will not cost the Earth. Most New Zealand motels are of a high standard and are owner-operated, which means service is usually at a premium.
Guests share home-cooked meals with their hosts, and get to know not only our country, but our culture as well. Breakfast is usually included in the tariff, while dinner by arrangement is sometimes offered at an additional cost.
While bed and breakfasts are often in a family home, some feature a separate annex or guesthouse giving more privacy.
Holiday apartments range from suites in prestigious city buildings to modest units close to family activities and natural attractions.
Apartments are popular with travellers who enjoy the conveniences of home. They typically include full kitchen, bathroom, laundry and secure car parking. Many have a library, Sky TV, DVD and CD player. Some offer extras such as a barbecue, swimming pool, spa and gym.
Some holiday apartments are self-serviced, while others are serviced daily. Many offer long-term rates.
Fully self-contained tourist flats are ideal for a family or a group of 4 to 6 persons. With a separate bedroom, you are assured of maximum comfort during your stay. Each of the unit offers: Queen bed in the main room, Separate bedroom with either two sets of single bunk beds or a single bed and a set of single bunk beds. Own Shower and toilet, Beddings and Towels, Fridge, Microwave & Flat screen TV.