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4.2 out of 5

"EPIC views, nice beds (normal matress where you can have a proper horizontal sleep, not like in other hotels like Hyatt where you are welcome to sleep ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 26 Feb 2022

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Hotel Description

At Mercure Queenstown Resort you'll be 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Lake Wakatipu and 2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Kiwi and Birdlife Park. Highlights at this ski hotel include 2 restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

You can enjoy LED TVs with cable channels, and all 148 soundproofed rooms feature free wired Internet, wired Internet, and coffee/tea makers. You'll find nice touches like bathrobes, slippers, and free toiletries to enhance your stay. 24-hour room service, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

The restaurant, South Eatery Restaurant, is open for dinner. At the hotel's own lounge bar, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the gym, sauna, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and pool loungers. 3272 square feet (304 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/cafe, and a snack bar/deli. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of a ski shuttle.

With a stay at this 4-star Fernhill hotel, you'll be 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Skyline Queenstown and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Queenstown Gardens.

Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Garden View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
NZ$113* Per night/room 25 May - 26 May

Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Lake View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Lake View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Mercure Queenstown Resort ratings based on 308 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mercure Queenstown Resort

Everyone (156) Couples (73) Family (64)
5 out of 5
EPIC views, nice beds (normal matress where you can have a proper horizontal sleep, not like in other hotels like Hyatt where you are welcome to sleep in a V shape), hot spa was very handy to contrast the cold swimming pool. Dinner menus are very delicious and cheap! We were very surprised to find out that meal in hotel beats local food stalls all by price, quality and convenience. Among negatives - sauna was closed, I understand some Covid regulations. And breakfasts does not worth it, so don't prebook it. Even though it is standard "continental" breakfast, similar to other hotels, but it is consists of fried sausage, fried bacon, fried toast bread and fried eggs plus canned beans.

Posted by on 26 Feb. 2022

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1 Mar. 2022 by Josh

Hi there Evgeny, Thank you kindly for taking the time to leave such a positive review regarding your time with us. I will make sure to pass your comments on to the team! I hope you will give us the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kindest, Joshua Mitchell Assistant Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2022

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3 out of 5
Great location and staff friendly.

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2022

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22 Jan. 2022 by Josh

Hi Paula, Thanks for taking the time to leave this feedback. Sincere thanks for choosing to stay with us and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kindest, Joshua Mitchell Assistant Manager

4 out of 5
Loved the quite and the beautiful views. Didnt like pool area where a group of foreign children alone in this area walking through garden snd then jumping and splashing other guests.

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2022

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17 Jan. 2022 by Josh

Hi there Susan, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I can share that those views never lose their charm, we are very lucky to have such beauty here in Queenstown. I am sorry that your experience in the pool area was a negative one. Here at Mercure we welcome families and their children regardless of their nationality and encourage fun around the pool area during school holidays! Thank you for your feedback. Kindest, Joshua Mitchell Assistant Manager

5 out of 5
The best place to stay in Queenstown without a doubt! All of the staff are so welcoming, friendly and super helpful and we really appreciated the room upgrade. An amazing room with everything you need ... comfy beds, awesome bathroom and so, so quiet and peaceful. The pool and spas were fantastic for us and our teenage son. We'll be back for sure!

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2022

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16 Jan. 2022 by Josh

Hi Keryn, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review regarding your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! It was a pleasure accommodating you. Kindest, Joshua Mitchell Assistant Manager

5 out of 5
Awesome lake view from the hotel.

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2022

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13 Jan. 2022 by Josh

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review regarding your time with us! I hope you will give us the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kindest, Joshua Mitchell Assistant Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Dec. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Nov. 2021

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5 out of 5
Very welcoming and friendly staff, lovely clean room and the lake view upgrade was an amazing bonus. The on site spa pool was popular with our kids especially with being able to book in and have it to ourselves.

Posted by on 19 Oct. 2021

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20 Oct. 2021 by Josh

Hi there Jody, Thank you kindly for taking the time to leave such a positive review regarding your time with us! I hope you will give us the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely, Joshua Mitchell Assistant Manager

3 out of 5
Staff were excellent and very friendly. Room and in room facilities in the other hand were very dated. Felt like a cheap American hotel in need of renovation. Chipped bath, stained counter, cheapest kettle money can buy, noisy refrigerator. Was meant to be a touch of luxury for two nights, but felt cheap and tired. Sorry Mercure, loved your staff, but definitely not what I expected for the $$$.

Posted by on 10 Oct. 2021

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10 Oct. 2021 by Josh

Hi there Chris, Sincere thanks for taking the time to leave such a candid review regarding your time with us. I will make sure to pass your feedback on to our team, thank you for recognising their service! Rest assured your comments regarding the hotel itself are being addressed in our full refurbishment planned for the near future. It is my hope you will give us the opportunity to welcome you back to a newly renovated hotel in the future. Kindest, Joshua Mitchell Assistant Manager

About the Mercure Queenstown Resort

Location Sainsbury Road, Queenstown, 9300

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

After a day on the slopes, enjoy a swim in the outdoor swimming pool or use the hotel's other facilities, including a fitness center and a steam room. This mountain hotel's ski shuttle (surcharge) will get you to the slopes in no time. At the end of the day, order après-ski drinks at the hotel's bar. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Self parking is free. This 4-star Queenstown hotel is smoke free.

  • 148 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • 3272 sq ft of conference space
  • 304 sq m of conference space
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Ski shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Mercure Queenstown Resort offers 148 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished. LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Queenstown hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

South Eatery Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Rises Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast only. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 40.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Mercure Queenstown Resort

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).

  • Service animals not allowed
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 100 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 27 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • An in-room safe is available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 40.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Mercure Queenstown
  • Mercure Queenstown Resort
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  • Queenstown Mercure
  • Queenstown Mercure Resort
  • Mercure Hotel Queenstown
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You should know

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

  • UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.