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Novotel Queenstown Lakeside lies in the heart of Queenstown, facing Lake Wakatipu. This property has been renovated to a high standard and has a vibrant, modern feel. The communal areas are bright and spacious, with a bar that spills out onto an alfresco dining terrace in the Rose Garden.

Rooms are modern and contemporary, furnished with all of the comforts you would expect from a four star hotel.

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Accommodation is offered in Standard and Superior rooms. The rooms are arranged in a horseshoe around the Rose Garden courtyard and have views of either the garden, alpine forest, or lake.


Novotel Queenstown is located in in the middle of vibrant Queenstown, right next to the shores of Lake Wakatipu. There’s a wide choice of bars and restaurants all within walking distance.

The hotel provides a convenient base for the area’s adrenaline activities and trips out to Fiordland National Park. Queenstown International Airport is also nearby.

Food and Drink

A buffet breakfast and a la carte dinner is served daily in Elements Restaurant.

Elements Bar is also open for lunch, bar snacks and drinks throughout the day and is located on the ground floor. Guests can choose to be seated in the courtyard after 5pm.

The hotel is  within easy reach of a wide range of dining options, whether you prefer a lavish meal at the Botswana Butchery or a quick bite to eat at the famous Fergburger.

Facilities and Activities

The hotel has a spacious lobby and bar area with contemporary furnishings throughout. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for all guests in the lobby area. If you are a member of the Le Club Accor program, you will benefit from unlimited free Wi-Fi throughout the building.

On-street parking is available or, for longer stays, you can opt for the multi-storey car park or hotel valet parking.


The hotel has disabled access guest rooms, with wet room facilities and wheelchair ramps. There is lift access to all floors.

Our opinion

This hotel offers a comfortable base in the heart of Queenstown, where everything is in walking distance.

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