Accommodation


Playing Around New Zealand offers three levels of accommodation on our tours. Our accommodation options are hand picked and provide the best possible service to our valued clients. Options include luxury lodges, 4 & 5 star resorts, hotels, B&B’s, apartments and holiday homes. To ensure that our clients needs are covered we constantly review our accommodation options. We understand the importance of travel distances, convenient parking, dining, laundry services and internet coverage.

Luxury Lodges


New Zealand boasts several world class exclusive lodges and retreats. These properties are usually located in areas of dramatic, beautiful and tranquil settings – in mountains or forests, beside lakes, the sea, or adjacent to a thermal wonderland. They are perfect places to unwind from the stresses of the everyday world. Each lodge has its own character and charm. Many are renowned for their superb cuisine and ambiance, and offer exceptional service and facilities. Properties of choice include Kauri Cliffs Lodge, Huka Lodge, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Otahuna Lodge and Blanket Bay

5 Stars


These properties are exceptional and amongst the best available in New Zealand. They are known for their high standard of accommodation, unique views, boutique ambiance, cuisine, service, special offers, packages, exceptional hospitality and that extra special attention to detail that makes each individually unique in their own right. Examples of properties in this range include the Hilton and Sofitel hotel brands, The George Hotel in Christchurch, Hotel DeBrett in central Auckland and the superb golf resort at Millbrook in Queenstown.

4 Stars


These are excellent properties consistently achieving high quality levels with a wide range of facilities and services. Our 4 star accommodation options are conveniently located to scenic and cultural attractions and provide great value for money. Properties in this range include the Crowne Plaza and Novotel hotel brands and Wairakei Resort in Taupo.

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