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Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Kawarau Village | Peninsula Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Penguin, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Kawarau for three nights in a deluxe lakeview king suite, and enjoyed it very much. Rooms were small but functional, well designed, modern and nicely decorated. Our room had a kitchenette with fridge, stove, oven and grill, and the bathroom had a shower over bath combination. Our bathroom door when we arrived was locked, but maintenance staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

ME and my wife spent 4 nights(2 stays) here. Being hilton honors gold remember they upgraded our rooms free of cost. Facilities are not much in this property but we were allowed to use the pool and restaurants of the other Hiltion property near by. Breakfast spread was nice. The only negative is that on our first night stay the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the hotel location and the decor. Free wi-fi in lobby and through out the complex. Handy Kitchenette facilities and spacious room. Upgraded to a lake view and it was lovely although we were out and about during most of the day. Mee Time Restaurant on site was amazing. Staff were also lovely. Only complaint was there was a loud... More

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auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Hotel .Lovely peaceful surroundings.A piece of paradise. Walks from here are lovely I would advise that you have a car if you say here if you intend on getting out and about or use the water taxi that takes you to town. Really close to the airport.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is perfect for people looking for above the average but don't want to pay for all the trimmings of full Hilton price. Its situated outside Queenstown across the lake, so a hire car is kinda a must, however there is a water shuttle that can take you directly across to Queenstown centre. The drive to Queenstown is very... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overlooking Lake Wakatipu, with walkways along the lake, riverboat across the lake and very short car ride into Queenstown. The Kawaru is the sister hotel to The Hilton and situated directly next door. Breakfast is served in The Hilton and definitely worth including in your room rate. Huge selection of both hot / cold buffet, including food for all tastes,... More

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queenstown, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lack of information on what is offered by the hotel. Not up to the standard I would expect of the Hilton name. Staff were attentive and pleasant. Room was clean and well presented but was lacking in the detail. Bathroom clean but bath had only been wiped. Mould in grout in shower. Lack of utensils in kitchenette. We don't travel... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best hotel experience in all our years of travel. The hotel appearance and cleanliness was fantastic and staff were always willing to help and provide options. Can’t wait to return and would recommend to EVERYONE!! 10/10

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Sydney, Australia
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this establishment for a total of seven days as part of our Skiing and time out Holiday. When we first arrived we were greeted at the desk with some excellent customer service. The staff took the time to explain the hotel to us and provide us with any details we needed about the surrounding... More

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kawarau was our base for a week while I tried to learn to ski (some success) and my partner and two teenaged sons snow boarded. Kawarau was amazing in every way. We had two conjoined rooms and they were perfect. Small kitchen area with fridge and a lounge area with two separate sleeping area so effectively we had a two... More

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Address: Kawarau Village | Peninsula Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton 4.5*
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Discover a hotel where exuberant design meets breathtaking natural beauty; a hotel that celebrates all the excitement and adventure of one of the world’s best-loved playgrounds. Discover Queenstown’s new Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton. With views over a landscape renowned for its intense beauty, the hotel is just 15 minutes from Queenstown by land or 8 minutes by water taxi. Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton. Make it your own. ... more   less 
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