Sofitel Queenstown and Spa


Enjoy French charm at this centrally located Queenstown hotel, home to comfortable accommodation and an award-winning spa.

Why you'll love it here

  • The central location of Sofitel Queenstown puts all of the town's best restaurants, bars and amenities on your doorstep
  • Embrace wellbeing at the award winning So Sofitel Spa
  • Savour Parisian style delights at left bank bistro for breakfast or lunch
  • Try the acclaimed Jervois Steakhouse for a tasty steak or the famous Red King Crab


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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

With a unique blend of French style and Queenstown hospitality, this hotel is in the perfect location to explore the local attractions and highlights.

Choose from Superior or Luxury Rooms, each featuring a king-size Sofitel MyBed and pillow menu, and offering mountain or lake views. Prestige Suites offer more space, with a separate living and dining area and private Juliet balcony.

For the ultimate in luxury and privacy, opt for one of the two Penthouses; both feature two separate living areas. Penthouse No 5 boasts a private patio, walk-in rain shower, double bath with television and amazing views out to the Remarkables mountain range.

Sleeping up to six guests, Penthouse No 10 is on the top floor, and benefits from panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and houses a whole host of luxury amenities, including private butler service, two fireplaces and Bose sound system.

Left Bank Café is reminiscent of a Parisian bistro and serves French-influenced breakfast, lunch and dinner. The French theme continues at 1789 Wine & Jazz Lounge, where more than 350 wines are available by the bottle.

The celebrated Jervois Steakhouse is an excellent option for dinner, with a menu showcasing premium local ingredients from oysters and crab to the finest cuts of beef. The award-winning SO Spa is an excellent place to unwind after a day of Queenstown sightseeing and offers a wide variety of therapies.

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  • Time zone: +13 GMT
  • Flight time: 25 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Air New Zealand, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airlines
  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar
  • Tipping guideline: Optional, but not expected
  • Health considerations: No major health risks.
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Population: 5,269,938
  • National languages: English, Maori
  • Electricity and plugs: Type I (V), 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need an ETA for New Zealand if you have a British passport - apply online

Want to know more?

Call our Travel Specialists for a chat with our New-zealand experts. They'll share their first-hand insights so you can find your perfect holiday.

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 


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Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

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