South Island, New Zealand

Hotels in South Island

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Top hotels in Christchurch

  • BreakFree on Cashel

    BreakFree on Cashel

    3-star

    Christchurch City Centre0.3 kilometer to city centre

    Guest rating8.2.Very good1,146 Hotels.com guest reviews
    BreakFree on Cashel
  • Arena Motel

    Arena Motel

    2.5-star

    Addington2.8 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.0.Superb66 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Arena Motel
  • Amross Court Motor Lodge

    Amross Court Motor Lodge

    3-star

    Christchurch City Centre1.3 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.4.Exceptional161 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Amross Court Motor Lodge
  • Ramada Suites Christchurch City

    Ramada Suites Christchurch City

    4-star
    VIP

    Christchurch City Centre0.7 kilometer to city centre

    Guest rating8.8.Fabulous244 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Ramada Suites Christchurch City
  • Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

    Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

    2-star

    Addington2.3 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating8.8.Fabulous84 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

Top hotels in Wanaka

  • The Moorings

    The Moorings

    2.5-star

    0.5 kilometer to city centre

    Guest rating9.0.Superb93 Hotels.com guest reviews
    The Moorings
  • Panorama Court

    Panorama Court

    3-star

    0.5 kilometer to city centre

    Guest rating9.2.Superb42 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Panorama Court
  • Altamont Lodge

    Altamont Lodge

    3-star

    2.7 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.2.Superb37 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Altamont Lodge
  • West Meadows Motel

    West Meadows Motel

    3.5-star

    2 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.8.Exceptional186 Hotels.com guest reviews
    West Meadows Motel
  • Toodle's Super Six in Wanaka w Mountain Views

    Toodle's Super Six in Wanaka w Mountain Views

    3.5-star

    1.3 kilometers to city centre

    Toodle's Super Six in Wanaka w Mountain Views

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What's South Island like?

South Island is a family-friendly place known for its restaurants and cafés. Activities like hiking give you a chance to enjoy the outdoors during your stay. Plan a fun excursion to Tekapo Springs and Gibbston Valley Winery. Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki are other popular sights to visit.

Where are the best places to stay in South Island?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in South Island:

Villa Rouge B&B, in Invercargill

Upscale B&B in Gladstone with bar
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Free airport shuttle • Central location

Ah House Nelson City B&B, in Nelson

Upscale B&B in historical district
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Free airport shuttle • Bar

Marchmont Gardens, in Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs adults-only guestrooms with kitchenettes
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Golf course • Garden

Rimu Lodge, in Ruatapu

Ruatapu adults-only guestrooms with balconies
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Bar • Terrace • Walkable location

Bluestone On George, in Dunedin

City-center motel within walking distance of University of Otago
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Bar • Central location

What is there to see around South Island?

  • • Lake Tekapo (1.2 mi/2 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Pukaki (20 mi/32.1 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Wanaka (81.5 mi/131.1 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Wakatipu (125.5 mi/201.9 km from the city center)
  • • Milford Sound (139.4 mi/224.4 km from the city center)

What is there to do around South Island?

  • • Tekapo Springs (6.8 mi/10.9 km from the city center)
  • • Orana Wildlife Park (102.2 mi/164.6 km from the city center)
  • • Christchurch Casino (109.3 mi/175.8 km from the city center)
  • • Gibbston Valley Winery (109.7 mi/176.6 km from the city center)
  • • Christchurch Gondola (111.9 mi/180.1 km from the city center)

Other Popular South Island Attractions

  • • Abel Tasman National Park
  • • Church of the Good Shepherd
  • • Aoraki / Mount Cook
  • • Franz Josef Glacier
  • • Lake Ohau

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