Eichardt’s Private Hotel

Eichardt’s Private Hotel on the lakefront in Queenstown, has been a prominent landmark for over 150 years. Originally a woolshed, the hotel was born from the gold rush era of 1862. The heritage has been retained and preserved. Eichardt’s today, stands as contemporary, luxury accommodation and is considered a Historic Place by Heritage New Zealand.

Exclusive Eichardt Experiences include:

Vault Spa, a private sanctuary in the heritage wing of the Hotel offering a private treatment room for personalised restorative therapies, and private lounge.

Pacific Jemm, Eichardt’s 80-foot ‘Falcon-S’ luxury yacht offering unique private day charters on beautiful Lake Wakatipu.

Accommodation Details

Lake View Suites:  Featuring expansive views over Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains, these luxurious suites offer a mixture of heritage and modern styles.

Mountain Suites:  Located within the original building, the Mountain View Suites offer a mix of old world charm and modern luxury. Private balconies provide views over Queenstown Mall and the mountains beyond.

Lakefront Apartments:  Just 75 metres from the hotel, these waterfront apartments feature spacious living areas and interconnecting options, perfect for large parties.

The Residence:  Within a 5 minute walk from the hotel, the Residence is set over three levels, with commanding views over Queenstown Bay and The Remarkables. Boasting three large bedrooms, this space is ideal for small groups or families.

The Penthouse:  The Penthouse is rightly considered Queenstown’s premier suite. Encompassing 240m2 of spacious living areas, indoor/outdoor kitchens, two bathrooms, sauna, spa, and Queenstown’s largest private terrace.

All suites feature the following amenities:
A La Carte Breakfast; Pre-Dinner Drink; Turn Down Service; Valet Parking; Non-Alcoholic Mini Bar; Ensuite bathroom with double vanity; Kitchenettes (Apartments); Full Kitchen (Residence & Penthouse); Safe; Wi-Fi, Sky TV & iPod Player; Robes, Slippers & Hair Dryer; Air-con & Heated Mirrors; Molton Brown toiletries; Gas Fireplace; Balconies (on request); King or Twin Share bedding.

The Eichardt Hotel itself also features:
Yoga Mats & Bikes; Off-site Gym Access; Two on-site dining venues; Guest Lounge; On-site Bar; Luxury Cruising yacht; On-site Spa; 24-hour reception; 24-hour room service; Concierge service; Laundry services and Interconnecting Rooms on request.


Eichardt’s Bar:  Is a Queenstown icon, and local watering hole since 1867 featuring comfortable sofas, a warm fire, timeless cocktails, handcrafted tapas and Signature High Tea.

The Grille:  Floor to ceiling windows make for one of the best views in town. Serving sincerely memorable experiences mere footsteps from the shores of Lake Wakatipu, the sophisticated interior, reminiscent of New York City bistros and French brasseries, offers traditional French fare from breakfast through to dinner.

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