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Design Hotels in New Zealand

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Regent of Rotorua (Rotorua) 5.0 of 5
USD 157 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Luxury | Service | Romance | Small Hotels
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#1 of 93 hotels in Rotorua
51 travellers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
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Waldorf Celestion Apartment Hotel (Auckland) 4.5 of 5
USD 113 and up per night*
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#16 of 76 hotels in Auckland
4 travellers mentioned "design rooms" and "design" when describing this hotel.
  • "Modern design rooms with full kitchen. Well equiped and Comfortable room. Nice bath. Master Bedroom was tiny, not good design, limited storage & no TV. TV was in living room..."
  • "We stayed for 2 nights in the new Celestion apartment hotel on Anzac Ave in Auckland City. very upmarket apartment hotel with very modern design. Our 1 bedroom apartment has a large..."
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Hamurana Lodge (Rotorua) 5.0 of 5
USD 208 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Romance | Small Hotels | Service | Luxury Special Offer Free Helicopter Flight
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#3 of 93 hotels in Rotorua
11 travellers mentioned "boutique" and "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "view from the patio while having breakfast is an excellent way to start the day. Alex and Fred have truly created a lovely boutique hotel!..."
  • "I recently had the pleasure of enjoying a night at Hamurana Lodge, a boutique hotel on the outskirts of Rotorua. I arrived late afternoon on a very cold and blustery day, and was..."
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Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel (Queenstown) 5.0 of 5
USD 220 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Luxury | Romance
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#6 of 60 hotels in Queenstown
3 travellers mentioned "design" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is only 19 months old and we really liked the clean, modern design. The location is great, you can take a short walk across the rugby field to downtown Queenstown. We..."
  • "traffic going by. Rooms are very modern in design. Very comfortable and quiet. Staff very nice and helpful. Gary and Nancy from Seattle..."
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Escape to Picton Boutique Hotel (Picton) 5.0 of 5
USD 159 and up per night*
#9 of 24 Picton B&B and Inns
15 travellers mentioned "boutique hotel" and "boutique accommodation" when describing this hotel.
  • "What an awesome Boutique Hotel with a choice of 3 very differant rooms to stay in. We stayed in the ground floor Searoom which was very spacious and comfortable. It was great..."
  • "Boutique accommodation (just 3 rooms) that are a delight to stay in. Very spacious and impeccably clean and well appointed. The high thread count linen and goose down duvet are..."
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Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel (Rotorua) 5.0 of 5
USD 404 and up per night*
#7 of 49 Rotorua B&B and Inns
5 travellers mentioned "boutique hotel" and "boutique hotels" when describing this hotel.
  • "Located on the waters edge with spectacular views over the lake, The Black Swan Hotel is everything that a boutique hotel should be with the highest quality fittings in the rooms..."
  • "We love boutique hotels, and we love high end B&B. This place combines the better of the two. The hostess named Suzan was just lovely. She really made us feel welcome, and she would..."
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Gateway Motor Inn (Masterton)
USD 115 and up per night*
#1 of 11 hotels in Masterton
4 travellers mentioned "boutique" and "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Its a boutique hotel. Very good for the price. Spacious lobby & rooms. V comfy beds and a power shower. Very quiet as only 10 rooms on site.one of the first places as you drive from..."
  • "I agree with other reviewers the best value boutique hotel/motel in NZ. Will be back again next year for work and will be staying here for sure...."
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Princes Gate Hotel (Rotorua) 4.5 of 5
USD 117 and up per night*
#47 of 93 hotels in Rotorua
7 travellers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Princes Gate Boutique Hotel perfect for a special occasion. Service excellent, just right. Marvelly Suite Awesome just blew us away,we didn't want to out it was that great..."
  • "was perfect - walking distance to Lake Rotorua and shops and restaurants. Everything about this boutique hotel is gracious and lovely...."
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Auckland's Waitakere Estate, Heritage Boutique Collection (Waiatarua) 4.0 of 5
USD 116 and up per night*
#1 of 1 hotels in Waiatarua
3 travellers mentioned "boutique room" and "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "We had been very busy tourists in NZ for a week and decided to splurge on a high note in what looked like a fantastic boutique room for our final night. Waitakere Estate proved to..."
  • "The hotel describes itself as a boutique hotel - ha ha ha! The receptionist was very pleasant and helpful. Car parking is in short supply and if you're unlucky you make have a..."
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Rata Boutique Lodge (Pokeno) 5.0 of 5
USD 365 and up per night*
#1 of 1 Pokeno B&B and Inns
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  • "Fantastic place just an hour out of down town auckland. The husband and wife team here are great, food first class, service first class and a stunning lodge and surrounding area...."
  • "Discreet Hosts who have travelled widely. A+++ Meals. Beautiful views for miles! Do go for a wander in the bush. We will definitely be back Thank you John & Ingrid...."
Executive Residence Boutique Hotel (Dunedin)
USD 129 and up per night*
#44 of 60 Dunedin B&B and Inns
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  • "We got into Dunedin late at night and the person on reception was kind enough to stay open a little longer until we got there. The bed was super comfortable, and the bathroom had a heated floor. The f..."
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Arrowtown House Boutique Hotel (Arrowtown) 4.0 of 5
USD 248 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Small Hotels
#2 of 5 hotels in Arrowtown
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  • "This hotel was the perfect base from which we could explore the beautiful area surrounding Arrowtown and we also enjoyed being able to stroll into the village for lunch or dinner. Steve and Jeanet..."
  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Arrowtown Boutique Hotel. Steve and Jeanette are very experienced hosts who provide exceptional service. Absolutely faultless. Jeanette is a superb chef ... breakfast..."
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Aylstone Boutique Retreat (Martinborough) 4.0 of 5
USD 172 and up per night*
#1 of 4 hotels in Martinborough
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "We stayed here over a weekend. It was very quiet, comfortable and relaxing, and the service was excellent. It's a short distance from the town centre, but walkable, and close to a number of vineyards ..."
  • "My husband and I stayed sadly only one night and were delighted to be upgraded to Room 6. We were spoilt with the room size and taseful elegant decor. We thought the invitation to enjoy the reading ..."
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#12 of 18 Oamaru B&B and Inns
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  • "Hidden behind Cafe 469 on the main highway in Oamaru are 3 motel units. They are little homes that one could quite easily live in and face out onto a lovely garden. The architecture and etched glass a..."
#1 of 1 hotels in Tokanui
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "We stayed for only one night in the left Curio Bay studio. The studio was great, huge bed, nice bathroom, kitchen, couch and an amazing view to the beach and the ocean. You should be aware that there ..."
  • "This place is amazing. We chose and pre-booked it after reading the first review on TA. We were not disappointed; the place is everything the first reviewer said it was. We stayed 2 nights here and co..."
The Brothers Boutique Hotel (Dunedin) 4.0 of 5
USD 127 and up per night*
#23 of 55 hotels in Dunedin
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "We traveled from Queenstown to Dunedin for surgery at Mercy Hospital. The Location is only 5 minute drive to the Hospital and 5 minute walk into town. which made it a perfect choice for the purpose of..."
  • "This is a small hotel which is well placed to explore Dunedin and oozes character from both the building and the proprietor...."
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#2 of 3 Moeraki B&B and Inns
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "Naoh is a real gem at moeraki. The host, Pauline was friendly and hospitable . She helped us plan out our stay in Moeraki, making recommendations on what we could do with our time. The room was well..."
  • "stayed here whilst traveling down the east coast. the room was really nicely decorated, and had stunning views across the bay. lovelly hot bath under the stars, a real gem of a place! ideally place..."
#4 of 6 Bluff B&B and Inns
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "New owners are renovating the premises with a restaurant on site (renamed Bistro 46). Prime location: tip of the Bluff peninsula, tucked away out of view from the more industrial aspects of the busy s..."
  • "New owners are renovating the premises with a restaurant on site (renamed Bistro 46). Prime location: tip of the Bluff peninsula, tucked away out of view from the more industrial aspects of the busy s..."
Viceroy Hotel - Heritage Boutique Collection (Napier)
USD 83 and up per night*
#17 of 47 hotels in Napier
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "The hotel has been recently refurbished and the rooms are very clean and comfortable. Our room was very quiet and we did not hear any other neighbours at all during the stay.The location is central an..."
  • "Last night I was fortunate enough to experience evening dining at 'Delmonico's' restaurant situated in Napier's relatively newly- reopened Viceroy Hotel. Both my friend and I have worked in the hospit..."
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Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa (Queenstown) 4.5 of 5
USD 114 and up per night*
Travellers' Choice® 2014 Winner Top Hotels
#20 of 60 hotels in Queenstown
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "Me and my partner had an awesome time here. Not only were the views divine, but the hospitality was just on point. The staff were awesome, and were from all backrounds. The food (brekky, buffet) was g..."
  • "We stayed here for 2 nights of our honeymoon. The place was beautiful and tranquil. The scenery was suberb. Service was excellent and the food was delicious. I particularly loved that fresh vegetables..."
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Central Ridge Boutique Hotel (Queenstown) 5.0 of 5
USD 163 and up per night*
#29 of 60 hotels in Queenstown
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "Central Ridge was a great place to stay. The atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming and the staff were the same. The night time wine tasting was fantastic with a great cosy feel around the fire. The ..."
  • "stayed for just one night here, but really enjoyed our time. the hotel was charming and nicely decorated. the room was very large and comfortable. really enjoyed the friendly and helpful service...."
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Browns Boutique Hotel (Queenstown) 4.5 of 5
USD 243 and up per night*
#8 of 60 hotels in Queenstown
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "We had a truly lovely stay in this hotel. Living out of a suitcase is not easy for 3 weeks, whilst touring New Zealand, so arriving at our final destination in Queenstown (& feeling only a little hom..."
  • "The Browns Boutique Hotel is slightly up the hill from the main section of Queestown. While some may argue that it's not "in the heart of it all," it is on a very nice, quiet street, only 3 (three! ..."
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The Martinborough Hotel - Heritage Boutique Collection (Martinborough) 5.0 of 5
USD 116 and up per night*
#3 of 4 hotels in Martinborough
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  • "Apparently built in the 1870's, and full of period pieces, pictures and furniture. We had a room in the main building, as opposed to one of the garden rooms and it was lovely, very large with French w..."
  • "We loved the garden room my daughter and I stayed in. It was a large, tastefully furnished room which had two twin beds, two chairs, a small table and a lazy boy style chair and yet still felt spaciou..."
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Marlborough Vintners Hotel Heritage Boutique Collection (Blenheim) 4.5 of 5
USD 130 and up per night*
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#4 of 30 hotels in Blenheim
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "While relatively expensive for the area, this place was absolutely beautiful and all in all worth it. We rented bikes from there and hit series of beautiful wineries so we did not have to get in car ..."
  • "We didn't not what to expect when we booked this place but was very pleased the minute we walked into the suite. Everything was modern, new and clean. Bathroom and Living room were big. Very impres..."
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Kaikoura Boutique Hotel (Kaikoura) 4.5 of 5
USD 124 and up per night*
#4 of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "Location......... Quiet but within walking distance of everything , Great Staff .... Friendly and helpful. Fantastic Bed (nearly stole it and if iI had my trailer I would have!)... Will be back ......"
  • "We had a nice room with a seall own terrace in front of the room.Looking on a kind od patio . Nice to sip on your glass of TOHU sauvignon blanc out of the stock in the little fridge Just a short walk ..."
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Tussock Grove Boutique Hotel (Ohakune) 2.5 of 5
USD 101 and up per night*
#5 of 7 hotels in Ohakune
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "We stayed here using a grab one voucher It was certainly great value The rooms were quiet and roomy although the decor was a bit tired The breakfast s were excellent with hot and cold choices Would..."
  • "A wonderful motel run by the an amazing and friendly couple who where so welcoming and knowledgeable . Very cozy clean and comfortable . The meals where also well presented and delicious more than wh..."
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Sea Spray Suites - Heritage Boutique Collection (Paihia) 4.0 of 5
USD 78 and up per night*
#24 of 44 hotels in Paihia
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "First, the staff was helpful and polite. Second, I had a second floor one-bedroom apartment. It was in excellent condition. I didn't find the living room furniture comfortable (sofa bed). The ki..."
  • "We arrived late and had the keys rightaway from the reception as I called to inform earlier .The rooms were spacious and had what we expected. Kitchen was very well equipped and everything was pretty ..."
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Wellesley Boutique Hotel (Wellington) 3.5 of 5
USD 119 and up per night*
#12 of 50 hotels in Wellington
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  • "We booked a standard room for two nights, however upon our arrival we were upgraded to a deluxe room. The hotel has a unique feel, gentleman's club of yesteryear. Staff were very friendly. Our room wa..."
  • "We arrived from Australia late at night , it was raining and we were so pleasantly surprised to be warmly greeted and shown to a delightful , quaint and very comfortable room. This hotel has very big ..."
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Mokena Restaurant & Boutique Hotel (Te Aroha)
USD 76 and up per night*
#1 of 1 hotels in Te Aroha
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  • "We stayed here for two nights 19 and 20th July. We throughly enjoyed our stay here. The managers were amazing nothing was to much trouble for them. Breakfast was waiting for us when we got up, gr..."
  • "We stayed at Mokena a few years back and absolutely loved it and it has still kept up it's reputation! Such a lovely, warm and friendly place to be for an enjoyable stay in Te Aroha! The hotel itself ..."
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#49 of 55 hotels in Dunedin
Selected as a "boutique hotel" because... more
  • "In 4 months of travelling, this was the most comfortable bed I've slept in! Hotel is a 10 minute walk from the centre - it's a flat walk. Room was rather small but ok for a single traveller. Sh..."
  • "I stayed at the 526 George Street Hotel for 2 nights in July 2007. Overall, I would say that it was a pleasant experience and the hotel was very charming. My experience with the staff was quite positi..."