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Why travel experts chose this hotel
  • New Zealand's best lakeside small luxury hotel

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  • Overview

    Ask anybody who has been to New Zealand where to stay in Queenstown and the answer is sure to be Eichardt's Private Hotel.  Possibly the best lakeside luxury hotel in the country this gem has got everything spot on from the design, style, service and atmosphere.  With 5 luxurious Suites and 4 Lakefront Apartment Suites guests will be delighted with the perfect location in the historic district and Eichardt's Private Hotel's lakefront position.   Cafes and restaurants as well as some fabulous shopping are just a few minutes walk away. 


    Eichardt’s Private Hotel is situated in the very heart of Queenstown which has become an international destination for guests who seek their outdoor adventure within easy reach of their every day comforts. There are plenty of nearby activities to choose from including exploring, skiing, hiking in world-heritage parks, golfing on internationally acclaimed courses, jet boating, cruising the lake or fly fishing. 


    Staying at Eichardt's gives you very little reason to eat anywhere else! Queenstown's best boutique hotel offers a welcoming and stylish environment for relishing mouth-watering creations and timeless cocktails. Eichardt's House Bar has stunning views of the lake and mountains and guests can relax in comfort and style.  Here, cocktails are created by top New Zealand bartenders who incorporate years of experience and passion into every drink! Guests can linger over a spoiling breakfast and enjoy the magnificent views over Lake Wakatipu whilst listening to the crackle of an open fire.

  • Facilities

    air conditioning


    car parking


    wheelchair access


    24-hour front-desk
  • Location

    MARINE PARADE, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand

  • Rooms
    Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
    Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)

    Eichardt’s Private Hotel has 3 Lakeview Suites, 2 Mountain View Suites and Eichardt’s Lakefront Apartments have 2 Family Suites and 2 Master Suites (with additional interconnecting suite available).  All are filled with distinctive antiques and luxury furnishings blending a traditional feel with contemporary elegance. The Lakefront Apartment Suites are just an easy stroll from the hotel on the lakefront and has stunning views of Lake Wakatipu and nearby mountain ranges.  The spacious suites all feature a super-kingsize bed, fireplace and mini-bar, a dressing room and sumptuous bathroom with double vanity, separate shower and underfloor heating. Each one features personal audiovisual systems, along with complimentary email and internet access.  The Apartment Suites are the ideal choice for larger parties or families and the split-level suites are interconnected and can be opened to become a large single accommodation space.  There is also a compact and well-equipped kitchen with microwave and hob allowing guests to relax and feel at home.  Even the most difficult traveller will find it very hard to find fault!  

  • Conditions
    Cancellation policy

    Eichardt's is a small luxury hotel and late cancellations have a significant impact. If a reservation is cancelled the following applies:

    • Within 30 days of the visit, a 25 percent charge of the total stay applies.
    • Within 7 days, or for no-shows, the full tariff will be incurred.



Each hotel selected for its unique charm by Lulu the founder.


Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.


If you find your stay cheaper elsewhere we will give you £50 towards your next stay with us.

Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)