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Popular hotels in New Zealand

Discover well-known properties in New Zealand that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 27,384 hotels in New Zealand and price data was last updated on 28 May 2024. The average price for a hotel in New Zealand is £102/night.
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5 Peter Leeming Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
Conveniently located moments from Christchurch International Airport, the hostel offers comfortable accommodation in Christchurch. It also provides luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
8.0
Excellent
5767 reviews
Location
5.2 mi from city centre
53 Deal Street, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Nikau Lodge is set on South Island and offers 4-star facilities in addition to a free shuttle service and free Wi-Fi. The multiple amenities this Victorian bed & breakfast features include luggage storage, a tour desk and a ticket service.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.6
Excellent
135 reviews
Location
0.8 mi from city centre
411 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Centrally situated, Kiwi International Hotel allows for easy access to Auckland's best tourist attractions. This cosy hotel is an ideal choice for discovering local vineyards as it is located in the Greater Auckland Wine Region.
Free Wi-Fi
7.2
Good
3866 reviews
Location
0.9 mi from city centre
169 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Ideally situated in Wellington, Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman Hotel provides modern accommodation an easy drive from the National War Memorial. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to visit local attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
7.1
Good
4387 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
Corner Of Earl And Marine Parade, Queenstown, New Zealand
Situated in Queenstown, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside is an easy drive from Frankton and offers 24-hour room service, a Jacuzzi and a swimming pool. This modern hotel is set in the heart of the town.
Free Wi-Fi
7.9
Good
3170 reviews
Location
0.2 mi from city centre
171 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Centrally positioned, CityLife Hotel Auckland allows for easy access to Auckland's main hot spots. This modern hotel is a convenient base for discovering local vineyards as it is situated in the Greater Auckland Wine Region.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
8.6
Excellent
1968 reviews
Location
0.2 mi from city centre
30 Durey Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
The hotel provides 4-star accommodation in Christchurch, just moments from Christchurch International Airport. It is conveniently located for those wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.
8.9
Excellent
5205 reviews
Location
5.5 mi from city centre
Queenstown, New Zealand
Situated in Queenstown, Melbourne Lodge Bed & Breakfast is a short drive from Frankton and features a swimming pool. This modern lodge is set in the heart of the town.
Air conditioning
8.0
Excellent
2624 reviews
Location
0.2 mi from city centre
90 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Auckland. It also provides an indoor pool, a sauna and a Jacuzzi.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
8.6
Excellent
3362 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
310 Princes Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
The hotel is situated in Dunedin and is close to nearby landmarks, such as Dunedin Town Hall, The Octagon and St. Pauls Cathedral. It is conveniently located in the city centre.
Free Wi-Fi
8.5
Excellent
1636 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in New Zealand

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in New Zealand. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 28 May 2024.
Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:December
Average price in New Zealand:£102/night
Cheapest price found:£9/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
£68 - £152
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
£107 - £138
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated New Zealand hotels

Browse through properties in New Zealand that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 27,384 properties in New Zealand and data was last updated on 28 May 2024.
Our users rated these hotels as some of the best places to stay in New Zealand. Narrow down your search by reading user reviews, hotel descriptions, and amenities.
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20 Studholme Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
1.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£102
Avg. per night
16-20 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand
2.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£75
Avg. per night
100 Greys Ave Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£61
Avg. per night
47 Camp Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£23
Avg. per night
554 Frankton Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
1.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£79
Avg. per night
6 Henry Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£25
Avg. per night
640 Wairakei Road, Taupo, New Zealand
4.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£66
Avg. per night
430 Hagley Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£53
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in New Zealand, South Pacific

Discover affordable stays in New Zealand that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in New Zealand can be found for as low as £13 per night. There is currently one property in New Zealand that can be booked for this price. Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in New Zealand. Price data was last updated on 28 May 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across in New Zealand. Consider alternative dates if you're able to compare prices.
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1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington, New Zealand
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£13
Avg. per night
11 Storkey Street, Napier, New Zealand
1.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£15
Avg. per night
118 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£15
Avg. per night
373 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
1.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£17
Avg. per night
9 Manukau Road, Auckland, New Zealand
2.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£23
Avg. per night
5-11 Church Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£24
Avg. per night
3 Scotia Place, Auckland, New Zealand
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£38
Avg. per night
12 Tidal Road, Auckland, New Zealand
9.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£41
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in New Zealand

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in New Zealand to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in New Zealand at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 28 May 2024.
A breakdown of the average price per hotel class in New Zealand. Change the dates at the top of the page to see more options in New Zealand.
2 stars
2 stars and under
411 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand
373 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington, New Zealand
3 stars
3 stars
12 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
169 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand
9 Manukau Road, Auckland, New Zealand
4 stars
4 stars +
90 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand
310 Princes Street, Dunedin, New Zealand

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Other accommodations in New Zealand

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or holiday rental for your stay in New Zealand. There are 27,384 hotels in New Zealand and price data was last updated on 28 May 2024. The average price for a stay in New Zealand is £102/night.
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1 Cherry Blossom Avenue, Frankton, New Zealand
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£86
Avg. per night
1 Melbourne Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£65
Avg. per night
6-12 St. Martins Lane, Auckland, New Zealand
0.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£55
Avg. per night
Queenstown, New Zealand
0.2 mi from city centre
Air conditioning
£67
Avg. per night
25 St Georges Bay Road, Auckland, New Zealand
1.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
£27
Avg. per night
2-4 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£12
Avg. per night
102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£13
Avg. per night
54 Robins Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
£75
Avg. per night

Where to stay in New Zealand

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within New Zealand to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 28 May 2024.
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About New Zealand

Known as the Land of the Long White Cloud, New Zealand enchants visitors with its cinematic landscapes, mouth-watering local cuisine and a rich indigenous culture. Discover vibrant cities such as Auckland and Christchurch or get your heart racing with iconic hiking trails, sparkling glaciers and world-class ski slopes.

Things to do in New Zealand

Hiking through lush rainforests, paddling on alpine lakes and cruising through stunning fjords are just some of the exhilarating experiences on offer in New Zealand. If you’re feeling adventurous, try helicopter hiking on Franz Josef Glacier, mountain biking in Rotorua or bungee jumping over the Nevis River in Queenstown.

Learning about the rich Maori cultures and traditions of New Zealand is a highlight for many travellers. In addition to visiting cultural attractions such as the Te Papa Tongarewa Museum in Wellington and the Tamaki Maori Village in Rotorua, you can attend a “hangi” feast, visit an indigenous art gallery and attend a cultural dance performance complete with a “haka” war chant.

In winter, New Zealand transforms into a snow-dusted paradise for skiers and snowboarders. Whakapapa is the country’s signature resort, with more than 550 hectares of terrain to explore and a dynamic apres-ski scene to match. Other ski meccas include Coronet Peak and Cardrona on the South Island, and Turoa and Manganui on the South Island.

If you love food, be sure to save your appetite for New Zealand’s vibrant gastronomy scene. You’ll find plenty of chef-driven restaurants in urban destinations such as Auckland and Wellington, with menus featuring locally sourced seafood, grass-fed lamb and other specialties. Wash down your meal with a glass of cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc or a bottle of craft beer.

Getting around New Zealand

Auckland Airport is the largest travel hub in New Zealand, while other major airports include Christchurch, Wellington, Queenstown and Dunedin. Renting a car or campervan gives you the freedom to explore the country at your own pace while excellent public transport networks service all major cities in New Zealand.

Facts about staying in New Zealand

Find useful tips and insights about staying in New Zealand to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 28 May 2024.
  • What is the best place in New Zealand for bars and restaurants?

    Hotels in New Zealand are a great way to enjoy the best of the bar and restaurant scene in the country. You can enjoy a retro feel at Circus Bar in Wellington, with its arcade games and games consoles. If you want to be a short walk from here, you can stay at New Zealand accommodation like Residence Hotel. In Queenstown, the party never stops, well, not until the early hours at least. Soho Queenstown is one of the best places to visit if you want a full-on disco. You can be a stone’s throw away from this club if you stay at Novotel Queenstown Lakeside. Alternatively, if it’s foodie experiences you’re after, check out a restaurant like Bessie in Christchurch, which defines fine dining in the centre of the city. You can stay at Breakfree On Cashel and be only a short walk from the restaurant.

  • What is the best place for a family vacation in New Zealand?

    There are loads of things to do in New Zealand for families. If you’re travelling with kids, you can go to Agroventures Adventure Park, which has a range of exciting activities for all ages. If you want to be a short car journey away, you can stay at a hotel like Best Western Braeside Rotorua & Conference Centre. Other things to see in New Zealand include Coromandel Hot Water Beach, where you can go on a low tide a dig yourself a hot tub in the natural springs. You can stay at New Zealand hotels like Beachside Resort Whitianga, which is only a short journey away by car. Splash Planet is another great place for families, which has a load of slides suitable for all the family.

  • What are the best things to do and see in New Zealand?

    There are some great activities in New Zealand, with Marlborough Wine Festival being one of the most popular things to do. Here you can sample many different wines and local cuisines while partying with fellow wine-lovers. If you want to be a short taxi ride from this event, you can stay at New Zealand hotels like Admirals Motor Lodge. Another top activity is to go to the Sky Tower in Auckland, where you can get unobstructed panoramic views of the city. You can stay at Heritage Auckland if you want to stay close to this attraction. Christchurch Botanic Gardens is also a must-see, with a range of beautiful flowers on show from all over the world.

  • Where are the best places to stay for beaches?

    There is some great accommodation in New Zealand right next to beaches. Ngamotu Beach in New Plymouth is a great place to go for a dip and to watch the sunset. A hotel close by on foot is King and Queen Hotel Suites. Tahunanui Beach in Nelson is also a favourite with locals and tourists. With soft white sand and the vast ocean, you can enjoy many days here. You can stay at Harbourside Lodge if you want to be a short distance from the beach. Another beach that is great for surfing and food is Saint Clair Beach. Located close by to the centre of Dunedin, you can stay at Beach Lodge Motels and reach the beach in no time at all.

  • Where is the best place to stay in New Zealand?

    New Zealand has plenty to offer. Consider staying in some of its most favoured locations, like Auckland, Queenstown, and Christchurch.

  • What are the best hotels in New Zealand?

    Ibis Budget Auckland Airport is a very popular hotel in New Zealand, with a score of 7.7 from 13,089 reviews. Novotel Auckland Airport (8.5 from 5,690 reviews) and Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group (8.5 from 2,451 reviews) are also highly rated New Zealand hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near Viaduct Harbour?

    A good hotel close to Viaduct Harbour is Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group (rated 8.5/10 from 2,451 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in New Zealand near Cable Bay Vineyard?

    Cable Bay Views is rated 9.3 from 385 reviews and is close to Cable Bay Vineyard.

  • Is there a good hotel near Cadbury World?

    If you’re visiting Cadbury World then the nearby Fable Dunedin is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (1,636 reviews scoring it at an average 8.5/10).

  • What is the cheapest city to visit in New Zealand?

    Te Anau and Methven are the top two cheapest cities to stay in New Zealand. It costs £40 per night on average to stay in Te Anau, and around £29 per night in Methven.

  • When is the best time to stay in New Zealand?

    To make the most of your budget while staying in New Zealand, consider scheduling your visit during the month of June, known for the lowest prices. On average, the cost per night for lodging in New Zealand during June is £9/night. Conversely, December in New Zealand is the priciest time, with accommodations reaching approximately £102/night per night, making it less economical.

  • What is the most popular city in New Zealand to stay in?

    If you want to stay in a popular city in New Zealand that guarantees a lot of fun things to do and sights to see, then we recommend visiting either Auckland, Queenstown, or Christchurch – all popular options according to our users.

  • What is the cheapest city to visit in New Zealand?

    Novotel, Mercure Intl Hotels, and VR Hotels and Resorts are the top three most popular hotel chains in New Zealand according to our data.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in New Zealand?

    There’s so much to see and do in New Zealand, but we’ve found that the most popular landmarks are Viaduct Harbour, Cable Bay Vineyard, and Cadbury World. You’ll want to stay in Auckland to visit Viaduct Harbour, Oneroa to visit Cable Bay Vineyard, and Dunedin to visit Cadbury World.

  • How much does a hotel cost in New Zealand?

    £122 per night is the average cost of a hotel in New Zealand, while a week-long stay will be around £853. Keep in mind prices vary depending on what time of year you plan to travel and which city you stay in.

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