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Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   146 Arthur's Point Road | Arthur's Point, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very nice place but could do with a refurbishment. The location wasn't brilliant because it was a 5 minute drive to the center. But you do get a superb view of the shot over river but as I said it dose need a bit of modernising.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was everything we had hoped for. Slightly out of town for a more quiet trip but only a five minute drive into town. Close to heaps of good walks and attractions like Coronet Peak and Lake Hayes. We booked the cinema on the first night which is a funky little room that has five leather lounge suites! We... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

arriving at the hotel we were checked in as fast as reception could manage (there were 3 or 4 other couples, felt a bit sorry for the receptionist being on her own lol! we were shown all the amenities and explained all the facilities theres a well equipped gym, squash court, tennis court, sauna, steam room, pool, jacuzzi and even... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi a_little_asian, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Myself and the team are very happy you enjoyed your stay. We had a planned fire drill during your stay which we do every 6 months. We set these at 12:30 so to try not to disturb guests! Thanks for your kind comments about the view and the team.... More

Tanunda
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100 reviews 100 reviews
48 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a couple of nights here and it wasn't too bad, but if they want to promote it as a better class of hotel ( 41/2 star ?) it really needs a spruce up, its getting pretty dated. Staff were nice, quite helpful, breakfast was ok, we had dinner on one night and that was ok as well. The... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Barossabazz, Thank you for choosing to stay at Distinction Queenstown and for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry we did not meet your expectations of a 4.5 star hotel. Nugget Point is an older style hotel which many guests love. We have a full service restaurant offering room service, onsite spa suite with beauty services... More

Auckland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
25 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were invited to a 70-person wedding recently, and since this hotel was where the reception was to be held, we opted to stay here too. It is in a very nice location, but the only downside is that it is a 10 - 15 mins drive into Queenstown city (so a car is necessary). Our room was more than... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Donna & Stu, Thank you for choosing to stay at Distinction Queenstown and for taking the time to write a review. The team really enjoyed hosting this wonderful wedding and were are all very happy that everyone had such a good time. Thanks for your kind words about the hotel and our team. Kind Regards More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place looks great in all of the photos and it didn't disappoint!!! The features that this hotel have are amazing for a very reasonable price. The rooms are quite nice, not over extravagant but quite nice. Very well house kept throughout the whole stay as well. Highly recommend using the spa and sauna as well as the private cinema.... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Braxi33, Thank you for choosing to stay at Distinction Queenstown and for taking the time to write a review. Thanks for your kind comments. We are all very pleased you had a great stay. The team always happy to get good feedback:) Kind Regards More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was amazing, except the rooms realllly need some refurbishing..Way out dated. Other than that, the view was amazing.. Reception ppl are so sweet and welcoming. I forgot my necklaces in the bathroom when we checked out, and they called us to let us know! I didn't even notice they were missing. So glad we experienced amazing snow!

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Andrew D, General Manager at Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi ray1802 Thank you for choosing to stay at Distinction Queenstown and for taking the time to write a review. It was great to get that big snow fall when you were staying. Pleased you had an amazing time. You are right our rooms are not modern but that's our style and overall most guests enjoy our unique feel. Kind... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would like to take the time to write this to not only thank the staff for such friendly great service but to also let others know that if they are looking for a place to relax and unwind then this is your stop. From the moment you arrive at front gates you know you have arrived somewhere special. The... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Brookied68, Thank you for choosing to stay at Distinction Queenstown and for taking the time to write a review. Pleased to hear you had a great stay. We have lots of extras at Distinction Queenstown and when guests make use of them like yourself it really adds to the experience. Team really pleased to see their names on TripAdvisor... More

Bangor, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I loved this hotel, the setting and scenery was breath taking, rooms were large and spacious and our room looked out over the river gorge, simply stunning. Would have been even better if we hadnt of had two rooms of the same family staying either side of us who thought it was fine to access each others room through our... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi forgetmenotxoxo, Thank you for choosing to stay at Distinction Hotels and for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay, especially the view which is a highlight for many of our guests. I like your photos thanks for posting them, the one of you both drinking wine in our restaurant is a great... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had a wonderful stay here. I chose to stay here based on the Trip Advisor reviews and because there was a good deal on offer. I'm so glad we did - the view from the River View rooms is breathtaking, and the décor of the hotel is very grand and luxurious. The room was very comfortable - everything we... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi W3ndytravels Thank you for choosing to stay at Distinction Hotels and for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased to hear that you overall you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your feedback on our restaurant, I am sorry that it did not meet your expectations, I will be looking into your experience and passing on... More

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Address: 146 Arthur's Point Road | Arthur's Point, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Distinction Queenstown, Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa 4.5*
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Distinction Queenstown Nugget Point Boutique Hotel & Spa is located just 8 minutes from central Queenstown and 8 minutes from Coronet Peak Ski field. This intimate, boutique hotel offers stunning views of the Shotover River and mountain ranges beyond, providing a private location, perfect for a getaway.All rooms are 5-star, luxurious suites, with their own balcony or patio boasting river, alpine or garden views. Guest amenities include: on-site evening dining at Birches Restaurant- fine food and stunning panoramic views, relaxation at the Shotover Lounge Bar with open fireplaces, guest library, and balcony, and breakfast every morning in the breakfast restaurant overlooking the hotel's gardens.The Spa at Nugget Point offers massage and beauty treatments, private treatment rooms to make the most of the stunning location, and a luxurious spa suite with plunge pools, spa bath, rain showers, sauna, steam room and more.Distinction Queenstown is fully New Zealand owned and operated! ... more   less 
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