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New Zealand Tours and Accommodation. Offering a wide range of flexible New Zealand Tours.
A nationwide group of over 30 Members offering Qualmark graded 5 star Guest and Hosted Accommodation
A group of 32 owner/operator Qualmark 5 Star Guest & Hosted properties who will give you every assistance to ensure you get the most enjoyment from stays in their regions.
Exclusive 5 star accommodation throughout both islands of New Zealand
5 Star Accommodation with 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.
The list below contains links to a number of accommodation providers, all of whom are or have been established members of Heritage and Character Inns. We hope you find these of use in your travels around New Zealand:
Amerissit Luxury Accommodation Amerissit is an architecturally designed bed and breakfast offering luxury accommodation in Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand. Braemar Lodge Auckland Bed and Breakfast Accommodations, New Zealand. Cotter House Experience a warm welcome at Cotter House and feel pampered in the wonderful historical surroundings.
Relax in fabulous 5-star accommodation and enjoy the refined hospitality of your host. Great Ponsonby Bed & Breakfast Stay in Auckland at the Great Ponsonby Bed & Breakfast in Ponsonby. This boutique hotel offers B&B accommodation in the historic heart of Auckland city, New Zealand. Peace and Plenty Inn The Peace and Plenty Inn is a magnificently restored Victorian villa (circa 1880), situated in an unbeatable waterfront location in the heart of the historic maritime village of Devonport. Seafields Luxury Accommodation A waterfront retreat on the shores of the Hauraki Gulf, offering secluded, peaceful accommodation, just half an hour from Auckland City by car orferry. Stafford Villa Luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in this beautiful heritage listed building in Auckland New Zealand. Tangaroa Waiheke Island Are you looking for an idyllic retreat and something special. Tangaroa has been rated by Tourism New Zealand and Qualmark as 5 star boutique accommodation under the guest and hosted section. Te Whau Lodge Te Whau Lodge - Waiheke Island, New Zealand. The Ridge Country Lodge The Ridge Country Lodge offers luxury bed and breakfast (b and b) accommodation in Puhoi, North Auckland on the North Island of New Zealand (NZ). The Saltings Estate Friendly, comfortable, and relaxed bed and breakfast accommodation by the water at The Saltings, Sandspit, New Zealand.
If you are looking for luxury hotel accommodation Hamurana Lodge in Rotorua, New Zealand (NZ) offers executive suites along with a variety of special hotel packages for your holiday / vacation.
Cheltenham House Cheltenham House offers a relaxed bed and breakfast sojourn in the heart of Hanmer Springs alpine village. Breakfasts are brought to you in your room, or on the terrace, overlooking the park-like grounds. Clearview Lodge Enjoy NZ luxury lodge accommodation near Clearwater golf course in Christchurch New Zealand. Elm Tree House Christchurch bed and breakfast accommodation in an elegant 1920's setting. Hadleigh Boutique Accommodation Hadleigh, an Arts and Crafts style home, offers five star luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in Christchurch, NZ. Maison de la Mer Maison de la Mer - elegant, romantic, waterfront, luxury B&B Inn accommodation in Akaroa. Mill Cottage Mill Cottage is an historic cottage in Akaroa that has been beautifully preserved, whilst at the same time offering all the conveniences expected by discerning travellers. Rippinvale Retreat Rippinvale Country Retreat is 2 minutes drive and an easy 10 minute flat walk from the lovely Hanmer Springs alpine village, restaurants and shops, and its famous thermal reserve Taunton Gardens Cottages Awarded a 5 STAR Qualmark Award recently, it is time to escape to Taunton Gardens and indulge yourself with peace and quiet. At Taunton Gardens, the roar of urban life is replaced by the gentle melodies of nature’s little musicians. The Gates Country Lodge The perfect setting from which to explore North Canterbury. This historic homestead in North Canterbury is situated on the Alpine Pacific Triangle between Hanmer Springs and Kaikoura on the banks of the Mason River and is one and a half hours north of Christchurch by car. The Weston House THE WESTON HOUSE is a well known Christchurch landmark and was built for George Weston, a prominent Christchurch Lawyer, to a design by Architect Cecil Woods. The Worcester of Christchurch Bed & Breakfast Worcester bed and breakfast accommodation in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Worcester is uniquely situated in the heart of the city, opposite The Arts Centre. Wilderness House Provides bed and breakfast, Enjoy your stay in a beautiful historic home and garden, now lovingly restored with Old World charm and modern conveniences offering quality accommodation.
Dunedin, Coastal Otago, Southland
Five Rivers Retreat Five Rivers Bed and Breakfast provides luxurious accommodation centrally located between Te Anau and Queenstown, Southland New Zealand. Fletcher Lodge Located just a few minutes walk from the hub of the city, Fletcher Lodge offers luxury accommodation in an atmosphere of restrained elegance while providing the ultimate in contemporary comfort and modern facilities. Highland Peaks Luxury Lodge A small elegant Lodge specialising in personal service and fine hospitality, centrally located between Dunedin and the airport. Lisburn House Lisburn House is easily found 3 minutes drive south of the "Octagon", Dunedin's City Centre Nisbet Cottage Small group guided wildlife tours (Natures Guides Otago) & superior accommodation for the discerning nature lover in Dunedin, New Zealand. Sails Ashore Boutique Luxury Homestay Sails Ashore was opened in Dec 2004 as a boutique luxury bed & breakfast and offers a perfect base for exploring Stewart Island. Tighnafeile House Luxury Accommodation in New Zealand, Timaru.
Set amongst 32 hectares of rural, forest and pastureland, this elegant Eco Lodge provides a country retreat in Gisborne on the beautiful East Coast of the NorthIsland. There are two beautifully appointed guest rooms, one with ensuite the other with private bathroom. Hosts Kay and Kees provide a warm and comfortable atmosphere and Kay’s cooking is simply superb!
Endsleigh Cottages For the most exciting and informative underwater adventure in the country, come to the National Aquarium of New Zealand. Mornington Boutique Lodge Mornington Boutique Lodge on Napier Hill, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.
Tairoa Lodge Welcome to Tairoa Lodge, situated on the edge of Tongariro National Park. Tauhara Sunrise Lodge Tauhara Sunrise Lodge New Zealand offers luxury lodge accommodation with a casual home-away-from-home ambience and stunning views of Lake Taupo. Taupo Garden Lodge Our boutique lodge offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation set amidst a private 3 acre garden one mile from the Lake Taupo township in the Central Plateau of New Zealand (NZ). Wharewaka Lodge Wharewaka Lodge offers Taupo Luxury Accommodation situated in gorgeous landscaped gardens. This serene, pleasant environment provides the perfect Taupo Accommodation.
Kulnine Homestead Kulnine Homestead - premier accommodation in Kaikoura. McCormick House McCormick House provides a subtle, tasteful balance of historic charm with every modern convenience provided. One of the finest and Picton's only Qualmark five star guest and hosted accommodation. Miharotia House Luxury Kaikoura B&B accommodation Mihorotia offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in Kaikoura in the South Island of New Zealand. Mudbrick Lodge Mudbrick Lodge is an idyllic base from which to explore the attractions of New Zealand's famous Marlborough Sounds and Nelson regions. The Peppertree Bed and Breakfast Luxury New Zealand bed and breakfast accommodation, The Peppertree is situated in sunny Blenheim.
Bronte Lodge Luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in Nelson, New Zealand at Bronte Lodge. Korimako Lodge Luxury lodge accommodations Nelson New Zealand. Muritai Manor Quality bed and breakfast accommodation privately situated in semi-rural environment, close to Nelson city, New Zealand. Shelbourne Villa Shelbourne Villa: Bed and breakfast accommodation in Nelson, New Zealand, central location close to town and activities. Wairepo House Wairepo House boutique country lodge offers five star luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in the stunning Nelson region of New Zealand (NZ).
Balmoral Lodge Queenstown is Balmoral Lodge...it has views to die for and the owners will spoil you rotten. Lake Tekapo Grandview Lake Tekapo Grandview offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation with stunning Lake and Alpine views. Matuka Lodge Specifically designed for those seeking the highest level of comfort, Matuka Lodge provides luxury accommodation
that will ensure an exceptional stay for every guest. Minaret Lodge Minaret Lodge is a 5 star boutique retreat in a 2 acre park-like setting providing luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in Wanaka New Zealand - perfect for a winter skiing holiday or summer break.
Pencarrow Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Pencarrow luxury bed and breakfast in Queenstown New Zealand, with great views cooked breakfast lots of guest areas. Queenstown House Set in the heart of New Zealand’s adventure capital, Queenstown House is the latest and
largest boutique hotel to become a member of the prestigious Heritage and Character Inns. Remarkables Lodge The luxury accommodation at Remarkables Lodge provides all the facilities of a small luxury hotel but with the intimacy and hospitable
ambience of a country home, epitomising the New Zealand Luxury Lodge experience. Te Wanaka Lodge Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Wanaka. Wanaka Stonehouse Lodge This luxury bed and breakfast accommodation is an oasis in Wanaka.
Nice Hotel New Plymouths only small luxury hotel - Six luxury individual bedrooms with contemporary art,
designer bathrooms, double spa baths or massage shower, comfort and style. Tairoa Lodge & Cottage Boutique Accommodation Welcome to Tairoa Lodge - Capture the essence of yesteryear. Boutique Accommodation & Private Functions
Bushland Park Lodge Bushland Park Lodge, Accommodation and fine dining at its best, set in 5 acres native bush. Colonial Homestay Come and visit us in our Colonial Homestay situated in Tairua in New Zealand's picturesque Coromandel Penninsular.
We provide you with top class accomodation with a kiwi style breakfast.
We're centrally located to give you handy access to all of the world famous attractions the Coromandel has to offer. Villa Toscana New Zealand luxury accommodation nestled amongst native bush overlooking the spectacular Mercury Bay on the East Coast of the Coromandel Peninsula.
Kamahi Cottage Kamahi Cottage - luxury farmstay bed & breakfast accommodation near Waitomo, New Zealand.
Thornton House A luxury bed and breakfast experience in Cambridge, New Zealand.
Briarwood Each self-contained unit has entry via a security keypad to your own spacious lounge and dining area;
The interior reflects a country theme with European fabrics and an eclectic mix of antiques & NZ artworks.
Mount Victoria Homestay We offer a maximum of two double rooms with ensuite and television in a luxuriously renovated Edwardian villa for discerning travellers
who desire comfort and personal hospitality of the highest quality. Staying this close to all the attractions of Wellington, you will not require transport locally.
Awatuna Homestead Southern Alps West Coast accommodation - Awatuna Homestead, Hokitika, New Zealand. Franz Josef Glacier Country Retreat Our luxury accommodation is set in 200 acres of peaceful family farmland, overlooking picturesque Lake Mapourika,
only 5 minutes away from Franz Josef village. Holly Homestead Franz Josef Bed & Breakfast accommodation at its best Here at Holly Homestead we enjoy the glacier views and Bush Walks
which the Westland National Park offers. Rosewood Bed & Breakfast Rosewood Bed & Breakfast accommodation is centrally located in Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand.
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