Built more than 150 years ago, when Queenstown was just a grubby lakeside mining town instead of the adventure-sport capital of the world, Eichardt's is the...more
Northland's Bay of Islands, where sapphire-blue coves are filled with whales and cavorting dolphins, could turn almost anyone into a New Age idealist. Once the...more
A 35-minute drive north from Queenstown along the coast of Lake Wakatipu—with stunning mountain and water views all the way—brings you to this...more
Commanding stunning views of Lake Wakatipu and the daunting Remarkables Range, this lodge and nine villas are set on a steep hillside almost two miles west of...more
If you're going to stay in South Island's biggest city, this is the place to do it. The George's staff has a way of making even rumpled, tired travelers feel...more
The soaring voices of opera singers in training fill the air at this Victorian villa, set in a posh residential neighborhood west of Auckland's city center. The...more
Set right at the edge of Princes Wharf overlooking Waitemata Harbour, this chic, modern property—the best large hotel in Auckland—is where...more
This golfers' magnet provides plenty for those who think golf a good walk spoiled. A five-mile road winds through farmland and bush to the property, on a...more
Something between an après-ski lodge and a boutique hotel, this cozy spot is a short, sharp drive uphill from central Queenstown. Named for the 1920s...more
This Regency mansion, the fifth oldest house in Auckland, was built in 1847 in what is now the city's stateliest suburb. From 1995 to 2001, owner Gloria...more
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