Luxury hotel holiday The Rees Queenstown

Expressions Holidays recommends The Rees Hotel to all those seeking an elegant 5-star hotel from which to explore the adventure capital of South Island New Zealand, Queenstown. Perfect as a convenient base for larger parties of families and friends exploring Otago and Fiordland, indulge in the sublime views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables, or chose from a variety of excursions designed to suit all energy levels. More active guests may acquaint themselves with the spectacular landscape more intimately with hiking, fishing, horse-riding, golfing or skiing on offer.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Air New Zealand or other airlines
  • Car hire for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments, Queenstown

The Rees Hotel is a 5-star boutique hotel in a stunning lakeside location. It offers supremely comfortable accommodation in the hotel and its curated apartments, award-winning cuisine and a private beach and jetty with boat available to guests.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location Footsteps from the lakeshore, a one hour mountain hike to the Queenstown Hill Summit

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Queenstown Airport

Distance from airport The Rees Hotel is approximately a 10-minute drive from Queenstown Airport

Hotel facilities and services

True South Dining Room, Bordeau at The Rees, The Rees Wine Cellar, The Rees Wharf, Gymnasium, The Rees Gallery, The Rees Library, Ski Locker and Bike Locker, The Rees Shuttle Service, Car Parking, 24-hour reception, Concierge, Room Service, WIFI.

Out and about nearby

The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments is a hotel perfectly equipped for touring in Queenstown, Wanaka and wider Otago and Fiordland. With a fleet of luxury cars, a complimentary shuttle service, a water taxi from its own private wharf, and mountain bikes available, the connections to the touring infrastructure of this adventurous city are second to none. To make the most of the spectacular landscape that surrounds you, choose from a number of sightseeing excursions. For example, some may opt to take a helicopter to the world-famous Milford Sound. Land on a glacier, and revel in the inaccessibility of this majestic alpine environment. Elsewhere, board the vintage TSS Earnslaw for a special steamship cruise on the glassy waters of Lake Wakatipu, or swap your boat for a 4-wheel-drive adventure in search of the infamous Skipper's Canyon Road, a narrow cut in the middle of a sheer cliff face guaranteed to thrill daredevils. Other guests will enjoy a more active stay in the famously-adventurous Queenstown. A number of sporting options are on offer for guests looking to explore the landscape in a more intimate way. Choose from hiking, fishing, or horseback riding in guided locations. Golfers may opt for a round on one of New Zealand's finest courses, including Millbrook Resort, Queenstown Golf Club, Arrowtown Golf Course, Jacks Point Gold Course, or, most famously, The Hills, home of the NZ Open. In the winter months, swap golf clubs for skis as you explore the most popular ski fields on the South Island, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. With so much else to choose from, there is something for every energy level in this adventurous outpost of New Zealand. Couples may pamper themselves in the hot pools overlooking the Shotover River Canyon, whereas adrenaline seekers may opt for a spot of white water rafting, or jetboating on the river below. Queenstown really does have it all on offer.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5021

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments, Queenstown

Room descriptions

The Rees Hotel has 155 rooms, all finished to the same luxury standard. The services of a 'Luxury Travel Curator' are also provided to all guests staying in the residences.

Lake View Hotel Room These entry-level rooms feature an extra-large double bed, a private balcony, and look out over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable Mountains
Executive Lake View Hotel Room These rooms offer slightly more space with a large living area that leads to a tiled balcony, with views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable Mountains
Lake View One Bedroom Apartment These spacious apartments offer a large living space, a Super King bed, and a tiled balcony with views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable Mountains. Also available in larger 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom arrangements.
Superior One Bedroom Apartment These apartments boast even more space, and a truly luxurious feel. Also available in 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom arrangements.
Executive One Bedroom Apartment These apartments boast the same amount of space as the Superior Apartment range, but also include views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable Mountains. Also available in larger 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom arrangements.
Executive Lake View Penthouse Stunning, chic and luxury, these penthouses offer exceptional views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable Mountains, and a large terrace area from which to enjoy them. 2-bedroom in arrangement. As with the apartments, a kitchen area is provided.
The Rees Lakeside Residences The newest entry to the impressive variety of accommodation choices, these incredibly spacious, 3-bedroom residences offer total seclusion, and wonderful views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable Mountains. With private terraces and a spa pool, this is the utmost luxury address for any stay in Queenstown.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5021

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments, Queenstown

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to The Rees in Queenstown, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Auckland with Air New Zealand (flying time is 24 hrs). Auckland is served by a wide variety of international airlines and we can include other airlines in your holiday. The chosen airline will depend upon any stopovers you might want to make en-route to New Zealand. The Rees is usually included as part of a tailormade touring itinerary of New Zealand and you can reach the hotel by hire-car if touring South Island. Depending on your overall itinerary on South Island, you may want to fly into Queenstown and collect your hire-car there or have private transfers to the hotel and then pick up a hire-car after your stay in Queenstown.

Additional information

Children: The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments welcomes children of all ages.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5021

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments, Queenstown

Highlights of Otago and Fiordland

Doing or at least watching bungy jumping at the Kawarau Suspension Bridge or at Hackett’s Ledge above Queenstown, Jetboating in the Shotover or Kawaurau rivers, Climb up Queenstown Hill for a panorama over the town, lake and mountains, Helicopter trip to Milford Sound, Visit the Arrowtown gold mining settlement, Taieri Gorge railway trip from Dunedin to Pukerangi.

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