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Iconic landmark, Eichardt’s Private Hotel, was built in Queenstown, New Zealand on the back of the gold-mining boom in the mid 19th century and bears the name of former owners Albert and Julia Eichardt.
The property features five luxurious suites with expansive lake views from the rooms or from private balconies. Three suites face the lake and two have captivating mountain views. Each suite is generously proportioned and all feature a super king bed, fireplace and mini-bar, a dressing room and bathroom with generous bath and double vanity, separate shower, heated mirror and floor. Eichardt’s Lakefront Cottage is located just a short walk from the hotel’s main building, and features four lakefront apartments - perfect for larger parties and families.
The Grille offers contemporary brasserie food, breakfast is à la carte and served in Eichardt’s bar which doubles up as a chic cocktail bar and a Queenstown institution.
Eichardt’s Private Hotel Information
Location & Getting There
Eichardt’s Private Hotel in New Zealand is just 15 minutes from Queenstown Airport.
The property boasts five hotel suites and four lakefront apartment suites. Three suites face directly to the lake and two have mountain views. Each suite is generously proportioned and all feature a super king bed, fireplace and mini-bar, a dressing room and bathroom with generous bath and double vanity, separate shower, heated mirror and floor.
Eichardt’s Lakefront Cottage is located just a short walk from the hotel’s main building, and features four lakefront apartments. The Cottage boasts stunning views of the lake and nearby mountain ranges and has been designed to blend with the historic character of the waterfront. It's perfect for larger parties and families.
Guests can enjoy skiing, bungy jumping, canyon swinging, jet boating, horse trekking, river rafting, hiking, sightseeing tours, spa, food and wine, visiting Lord of the Rings filming locations and Mt Aspiring National Park.
The best time to travel is from September to May.
Children are most welcome at Eichardt’s Private Hotel.
- Dressing room
- Heated mirrors
- Complimentary whiskey lounge
- Bungy jumping
- Canyon swinging
- Jet boating
- Horse trekking
- River rafting
- Sightseeing tours
- Visit Lord of the Rings filming locations
- Visit Mt Aspiring National Park
Eichardt’s Private Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand
On the shores of Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, New Zealand, Eichardt’s Private Hotel has a homely feel with a supremely stylish edge. This elegant downtown retreat retains many of its original features - antiques mingle with modern colours, glossy touches and designer furniture. The wing-backed chairs by the fire in the parlour are the best place to relax before sipping pre-dinner cocktails from the house bar.
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