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A hotel in Queenstown is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Queenstown hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Queenstown are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Queenstown hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Queenstown hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Queenstown have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Queenstown
An upscale full service hotel facility in Queenstown that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Queenstown hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

Full service hotels in Queenstown
Full service Queenstown hotels often contain upscale full-service facilities with a large volume of full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and a variety of on-site amenities such as swimming pools, a health club, children's activities, ballrooms, on-site conference facilities, etc.

Historic inns and boutique hotels in Queenstown
Boutique hotels of Queenstown are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Queenstown boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Queenstown may be classified as luxury hotels.

Focused or select service hotels in Queenstown
Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Queenstown travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Queenstown focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

Economy and limited service hotels in Queenstown
Small to medium-sized Queenstown hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded Queenstown traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service Queenstown hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in Queenstown
A bed and breakfast in Queenstown is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Queenstown bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Queenstown B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Queenstown
Queenstown hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Queenstown hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Queenstown
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Queenstown hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Queenstown lack an on-site restaurant.

Timeshare and destination clubs in Queenstown
Queenstown timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in Queenstown often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of Queenstown on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

Motels in Queenstown
A Queenstown motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of Queenstown for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of Queenstown motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

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Tāhuna (Māori)
Resort town
Queenstown from Bob's Peak
Queenstown from Bob's Peak
Queenstown is located in New Zealand
Coordinates:  / -45.03111; 168.66250  / -45.03111; 168.66250
Country New Zealand
Region Otago
Territorial authority Queenstown-Lakes District
Named January 1863
Founded by William Gilbert Rees
• Mayor Jim Boult
• Urban 25.55 km (9.86 sq mi)
• District 8,704.97 km (3,361.01 sq mi)
Population (June 2016)
• Urban 14,300
• Urban density 560/km (1,400/sq mi)
• District 34,700
• District density 4.0/km (10/sq mi)
Time zone NZST (UTC+12:00)
• Summer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13:00)
Postcode(s) 9300
Area code(s) 03

Queenstown (Māori: Tāhuna) is a resort town in Otago in the south-west of New Zealand's South Island. It has an urban population of 14,300 (June 2016), making it the 27th largest urban area in New Zealand. In 2016, Queenstown overtook Oamaru to become the second largest urban area in Otago, behind Dunedin.

The town is built around an inlet called Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu, a long thin Z-shaped lake formed by glacial processes, and has spectacular views of nearby mountains such as The Remarkables, Cecil Peak, Walter Peak and just above the town; Ben Lomond and Queenstown Hill.

The Queenstown-Lakes District has a land area of 8,704.97 square kilometres (3,361.01 sq mi) not counting its inland lakes (Lake Hāwea, Lake Wakatipu, and Lake Wanaka). The region has an estimated resident population of 34,700 (June 2016). Its neighbouring towns include Arrowtown, Glenorchy, Kingston, Wanaka, Alexandra, and Cromwell. The nearest cities are Dunedin and Invercargill. Queenstown is known for its commerce-oriented tourism, especially adventure and ski tourism.

Queenstown, New Zealand: History

Queenstown, New Zealand: Māori settlement and presence

The area was discovered and first settled by Māori before non-Māori arrived. The first non-Māori to see Lake Wakatipu was European Nathanael Chalmers who was guided by Reko, the chief of the Tuturau, over the Waimea Plains and up the Mataura River in September 1853. Evidence of stake nets, baskets for catching eels, spears and ashes indicated the Glenorchy area was visited by Māori. It is likely Ngāi Tahu Māori visited Queenstown en route to collect Pounamu (greenstone). There was a settlement called Te Kirikiri Pa occupied by the tribe of Kāti Mamoe which was situated in the location of the current Queenstown Gardens, but by the time European migrants arrived in the 1860s this settlement was no longer being used.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Subsequent European settlers

European explorers William Gilbert Rees and Nicholas von Tunzelmann were the first non-Maoris to settle the area. Rees established a high country farm in the location of Queenstown's current town centre in 1860, but the discovery of gold in the Arrow River in 1862 encouraged Rees to convert his wool shed into a hotel named the Queen's Arms, now known as Eichardt's. Many Queenstown streets bear names from the gold mining era (such as Camp Street) and some historic buildings remain. William's Cottage, the Lake Lodge of Ophir, Queenstown Police Station, and St Peter's Anglican Church lie close together in a designated historic precinct.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Naming

There are various apocryphal accounts of how the town of Queenstown was named however the following is the most likely:

When William Rees first arrived in the area and built the homestead the area was known as The Station although miners soon referred to it as The Camp from 1860 to 1862.

The miners and especially the Irish had taken an interest in the ceremony held for a small town called The Cove in Ireland which was renamed to Queenstown in honour of Queen Victoria in 1850. They may have had their own ceremony at the intersection of Rees and Beach Streets replicating some of the elements in the renaming of the Irish town.

Subsequent to this a public meeting was held for the purpose of naming the township on the lake in January 1863 (probably the weekend of the 3rd and 4th) in which the town was officially given the name of Queenstown in reference to Ireland's Queenstown. By 9 and 10 January 1863 the town was being reported with the name of Queenstown from several reports written by a correspondent in the Otago Witness on Monday the 5th and Tuesday the 6th. It was during the meeting there may have been a reference by a miner of the town being "fit for a Queen" (this is one of the most popular accounts of how the town was named).

The Māori name for Queenstown of Tāhuna means shallow bay.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Geography

Queenstown is situated on the shore line of Lake Wakatipu, the third largest lake by surface area in New Zealand. It is at a relatively low altitude for a ski and snowboarding centre at 310 metres above sea level on the shores of the lake, but nestled among mountains. There are close-by gorges and some plains suitable for agriculture.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Suburbs

Central Queenstown contains many businesses, apartments and homes but is near many suburbs or large areas of housing which are: Fernhill, Sunshine Bay, Queenstown Hill, Goldfield Heights, Marina Heights, Kelvin Heights, Arthurs Point and Frankton. Just outside Queenstown are the areas of: Arrowtown, Closeburn, Dalefield, Gibbston, Jack's Point, Hayes Creek, Lake Hayes Estate, Shotover Country and Quail Rise.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Climate

Because of its relatively moderate altitude (310 metres) but with high mountain surroundings, it has an oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Summer has long warm days with temperatures that can reach 30 °C while winters are cold with temperatures often in single digits with frequent snowfall, although there is no permanent snow cover during the year. As with the rest of Central Otago, Queenstown lies within the rain shadow of the Southern Alps, but being closer to the west coast the town is more susceptible to rain-bearing fronts compared to nearby Cromwell, Wanaka and Alexandra. The hottest recorded temperature in Queenstown is 34.1 °C (93 °F), while the coldest is −8.4 °C (17 °F).

Climate data for Queenstown (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 21.8
Daily mean °C (°F) 15.8
Average low °C (°F) 9.8
Average precipitation mm (inches) 64.7
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 7.2 6.2 7.4 7.4 9.0 9.2 6.9 9.1 8.5 8.8 7.6 9.6 96.9
Average relative humidity (%) 70.2 74.3 75.8 78.4 81.1 83.8 83.3 80.5 73.1 70.9 67.5 69.4 75.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 230.3 207.3 187.0 145.4 87.8 71.8 88.3 120.0 153.6 197.7 216.6 223.5 1,929.2
Source: NIWA Climate Data

Queenstown, New Zealand: Economy

Queenstown, New Zealand: Growth and affordability

Residential housing in the Queenstown area is quite expensive due to factors such as the town being a tourist destination, its lack of land and its desirability to foreigners and investors. Queenstown is rated the least affordable place in New Zealand to buy a property overtaking Auckland at the start of 2017. In December 2016 the average house price in the Queenstown area became $1 million NZD.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Employment

The growth in the area is one of the largest in the country with the population growing 7.1% from 2015 to 2016 in a 12-month period. Most jobs in Queenstown are tourism or accommodation related. Employment growth was also the highest of any area in New Zealand at 10.3% in the March 2016 year.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Tourism

The Queenstown Mall in winter
Queenstown and the Remarkable Mountains
The Ledge Bungy

A resort town, Queenstown boasted 220 adventure tourism activities in 2012. Skiing and snowboarding, jet boating, whitewater rafting, bungy jumping, mountain biking, skateboarding, tramping, paragliding, sky diving and fly fishing are all popular.

Queenstown is a major centre for snow sports in New Zealand, with people from all over the country and many parts of the world travelling to ski at the four main mountain ski fields (Cardrona Alpine Resort, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Treble Cone). Cross country skiing is also available at the Waiorau Snowfarm, near Cardrona village.

The 100-year-old twin screw coal fired steamer TSS Earnslaw traverses Lake Wakatipu.

Queenstown lies close to the centre of a small wine producing region, reputed to be the world's southernmost. The Two Paddocks vineyard is owned by local actor Sam Neill. Neighbouring, historic Arrowtown features restaurants and bars.

Other tourist activities include:

  • Ben Lomond, a nearby mountain for a view of the area
  • The Skyline Gondola ascends Bob's Peak on Ben Lomond
  • Kiwi Birdlife Park and Paradise for the paradise duck (Tadorna variegata)
  • Walk, mountain bike, or run The Queenstown Trail
  • Skippers Road
  • Scenic flights

Queenstown, New Zealand: Culture

Queenstown, New Zealand: Festivals

Queenstown has many festivals. In 2013, examples include Bike Festival (March/April), Winter Festival (June), and Jazz Festival (October).

Queenstown, New Zealand: Locations for television and film

Jane Campion's six-part drama mystery Top of the Lake was shot during 2012 for pay TV release in 2013. The lakes of the Wakatipu appear ominous, and the Southern Alps spectacular. The main location is Moke Lake and scenes were shot on Lower Beach Street and Coronation Drive, and at a supermarket and bottle store on Shotover Street.

In 2010, Cycle 14 of America's Next Top Model, was, in part filmed in Queenstown. The cycle was won by Krista White. Raina Hein was runner up.

Queenstown and the surrounding area contains many locations used in the filming of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Locations used include Paradise near Glenorchy, at the head of Lake Wakatipu.

Queenstown became popular in South Asia after the release of Bollywood Blockbuster Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai which was partially shot there. Starring sensational debuts by Hrithik Roshan & Amisha Patel it was this film that opened the doors for both tourists and filmmakers from India to New Zealand with Queenstown being the most sought after destination. Queenstown featured for 17 minutes in I Hate Luv Storys, a 2010 Bollywood romantic comedy. Queenstown and the surrounding areas were also used in the 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine film. Mee-Shee: The Water Giant was shot in Queenstown in 2005, and released to DVD in the same year. Queenstown was also used to film most of the 1988 The Rescue. Queenstown was the base for filming the George Lucas 1988 fantasy film Willow.

Filming of the 1981 film Race for the Yankee Zephyr took place in and around Queenstown, the first major motion picture production for the area.

The first and last episodes of the fifth season of The Mole were filmed in Queenstown.

The 2017 Filipino drama film Northern Lights was shot entirely on location in Queenstown substituting for the setting of Alaska.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Sports and Recreation

  • Queenstown Events Centre and stadium
  • Paragliding or Hang Gliding
  • Aerobatics with the Wakatipu Aero Club at Queenstown Airport at Frankton
  • Golf at Millbrook Resort, Jack's Point, or Queenstown Golf Club
  • Disc golf at the Queenstown Gardens
  • Tennis at the Queenstown Tennis Club in Queenstown Gardens
  • Cricket at the Queenstown Cricket Club
  • Netball at the Wakatipu Netball Centre
  • Rugby league and Rugby union at the Wakatipu Rugby League Club Memorial Park
  • Touch rugby during the summer season
  • Scuba diving or snorkeling in a river, bridge wreck, or in Lake Wakatipu
  • Adventure sport, canyon-swing, parachute, jetboat, bungy jump, river-surf, or kitesurf

Queenstown, New Zealand: In the Area

  • Central Otago region
  • Central Otago wine region
  • History of the Central Otago Gold Rush
  • Milford Road, Milford Sound / Homer Tunnel, the Fiordland Lakes / Doubtful Sound
  • Tramping track near Glenorchy
  • Routeburn, one of the New Zealand Great Walks
Panorama of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu from the top of the gondola
The Remarkables mountain range, autumn 2015

The Remarkables @ Queenstown.jpg

Queenstown, New Zealand: Transport

Queenstown is accessible by road and air but not by rail (similar to Kaitaia, Taupo and Nelson).

As a resort centre, there are many bus services that operate into Queenstown, with most being for package tours, but daily services for the local or itinerant are available to and from Invercargill, Dunedin and Christchurch, which are the main cities closest to Queenstown.

Queenstown Airport receives flights from Australia by Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar and in particular, to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, and Sydney (the frequency is much increased over the ski season and during summer). Domestic flights operate to Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Nelson and Wellington. It is New Zealand's busiest helicopter base, also the fourth busiest airport by passenger traffic, and is also heavily used for tourist 'flightseeing', especially to Milford Sound and Mount Cook, using both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft.

The primary road access to the Queenstown area is via State Highway 6 (SH6), which travels from Cromwell through the Kawarau Gorge to Frankton, where a 9 km spur (SH6A) leads to the CBD and connects with the Glenorchy Road. SH6 continues south, crossing the Kawarau river before heading down the eastern side of Lake Wakatipu to Kingston before crossing the provincial boundary and emerging on the plains of Southland, terminating in the city of Invercargill. A difficult road over the Crown Range leads to Cardrona skifield and Wanaka, and is New Zealand's highest paved public road pass.

Queenstown is the departure point for a large number of day trips to the Milford Sound, which entails a return trip of approximately 12 hours. There are scenic flights available to Milford Sound. A return flight, including a two-hour cruise, is approximately four hours.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Education

Wakatipu High School is a government co-ed school which services the community for students in years 9–13.

Primary schools catering to students in years 1–8 in the Queenstown area are: KingsView, Queenstown, Remarkables, St Joseph's and Shotover.

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), based in Invercargill, has a campus in Queenstown.

Queenstown Resort College actively supports events for international travel agents.

ACE Wakatipu has a community focus, and provides links to many adult training opportunities.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Notable people

  • Sam Neill (born 1947), actor, has a home in Queenstown.
  • Tim Bevan (born 1957), film producer, was born in Queenstown.
  • Jaime Passier-Armstrong (born 1981), actress, was born in Queenstown.
  • Jane Taylor, lawyer and current Chair of New Zealand Post, lives in Queenstown.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Sister cities

  • United States Aspen, Colorado, United States
  • China Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Panorama of the view from the Remarkables towards Queenstown Airport, with Queenstown beyond

Queenstown, New Zealand: See also

  • Tourism in New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand: Bibliography

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