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The Rees Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown in New Zealand is a place where the possibility of heart pumping adventure is endless, and The Rees Hotel is the prefect location to base yourself. From bungee jumping and horseback riding, to river boarding and heli-skiing, there's something for all. On the other side of the coin, if you're looking for a great place to wind down and relax, this is the ideal indulgence where you can enjoy wine at the comfortable Bordeaux wine lounge or head over to the hotel’s observatory.
The accommodation options include 60 spacious hotel rooms and 90 luxury 1-3 bedroom apartments. All of the accommodation options boast custom designed beds, spacious bathrooms featuring under floor heating, iPod docking station and a large lounge area that opens onto a large tiled balcony. The apartments also offer gas fireplaces, full designer kitchens and laundry facilities.
Away from the rooms, timber furniture was designed especially for the hotel and the reception area overlooks the lake and has a cosy cottage feel with a crackling fireplace. There is a 24-hour gym, free films to borrow and bikes are available to hire. Spa treatments can be arranged in rooms and sunsets over the mountains can be admired from the lounge bar.
Location & Getting There
The Rees Hotel is a short drive away from the centre of Queenstown, New Zealand, which is a 45-minute flight from Christchurch International Airport, or a six hour drive.
Accommodation includes 60 spacious hotel rooms and 90 luxury apartments (1-3 bedrooms). There's also the True South restaurant (seasonal menu), wine cellar, Bordeaux wine lounge, Hush spa, and a private passenger jet service.
Guests can enjoy personalised helicopter heritage trips, adventure sports, recreational activities, fly fishing and golf.
The best time for skiing in Queenstown is during the winter months of June through to August, which tend to have clear blue skies and crisp fresh mornings and evenings. The warmer high season months are from November to April.
Multi-room apartments are well suited to families. The Rees Hotel can arrange babysitting services and games for children are available at reception.