The Intrepid Hotel


It’s hard to peel away from the plush contemporary rooms and sleek downstairs wine bar at Wellington's best boutique hotel. When you do, you’re met with the neighbourhood’s bohemian mix of specialty coffee, fine dining and indie fashion.

60 Ghuznee Street, Te Aro

The Hotel Britomart


Handmade goods and furnishings are the hallmarks of this artistic 10-storey oasis, which has its own well-regarded in-house restaurant, Kingi.

29 Galway Street, Auckland

Eichardt’s Private Hotel


Sumptuous but not ostentatious, this longstanding hotel is comprised of 13 beautifully appointed suites and an on-site restaurant and bar just as popular with locals as with guests.

2 Marine Parade, Queenstown

QT Auckland


The Auckland outpost for the powerhouse hotel chain features all the style, luxury and contemporary twists you’d expect from a world-class provider: 13 different designer rooms, a Mediterranean diner championing sustainable NZ seafood, and a rooftop bar with cocktails and sun-soaked panoramas of the harbour.

4 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland

Ebb Dunedin


Dunedin’s modernist boutique hotel makes for an artfully luxurious stay.

82 Filleul Street, Central Dunedin

Naumi Studio Hotel Wellington


An eccentric and eye-catching decor style is the point of difference at this centrally located 116-room hotel.

213-223 Cuba Street, Te Aro

The Observatory Hotel


This central Christchurch hotel in the city’s historic Arts Centre melds heritage and modernity. Expect a comfortable and characterful stay in any of its 33 charming rooms.

9 Hereford Street, Christchurch Central City