We were welcomed by a friendly lady at the desk. All service was kind and helpful. We stayed in one of their 2nd floor/top floor apartments next to Botswana Butchery (great place for lunch and dinner). It was clean, spacious, nice view of the lake, had a washer and dryer, and kitchen. The bed was large and comfortable, fluffy pillows. My only dislike in the bedroom was the skylight over the bed. It has a shade, but light still comes in. I recommend using an eye mask if you'd like to sleep late. There is a DVD player, but it doesn't take US DVD's and there are not a lot of channels (and the sound was not in sync). BUT if you're in Queenstown you're hopefully more interested in everything you can do outdoors.
If you don't plan your activities beforehand, an Eichardt employee would be happy to make recommendations and book for you.
BREAKFAST was delicious every day, great options and service.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- HM Magazine (Australia) Best New Zealand Hotel 2014. World Luxury Hotel Awards Best boutique ski hotel 2013 and 2014 Eichardt's Private Hotel provides fine accommodation in five luxurious Hotel Suites, four Lakefront Apartments, and the Eichardt's Residence, all located in the historic district on a premium lakefront position at the heart of Queenstown's cafe and restaurant precinct with some of the finest international shopping labels an easy stroll away. The Hotel reflects contemporary provincial elegance, its modern features in perfect harmony with the distinctive antiques and luxurious furnishings of this New Zealand icon. The Lakefront Apartments, just a few paces away from Eichardt's Private Hotel offer stunning views of Lake Wakatipu and nearby mountain ranges. The Residence, located on an elevated position, a few minutes walk from the hotel is set over three levels and offers three suites, each with large ensuite, movie theatre, full European kitchen, and three lakefacing balconies. Queenstown's premier lakefront address offers a welcoming and stylish environment for sampling mouth-watering creations and timeless cocktails. Eichardt's Bar oozes the warmth, comfort and style of this beautiful old hotel with amazing views of the lake and surrounding mountains. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Eichardts Private Queenstown