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4.3 out of 5

"Was perfect location, everything was there that we needed. Lovely helpful staff. Will be back definitely. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 28 Mar 2021

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in the heart of Queenstown awaits you at Novotel Queenstown Lakeside. Within steps you'll find Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola within a 10-minute stroll. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a spa tub.

All 273 rooms feature LCD TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy balconies or patios, WiFi, and wired Internet. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and pillow menus. Additionally, in-room childcare, free newspapers, and safes are available.

The restaurant, Elements, is open for breakfast and dinner. 646 square feet (60 square meters) of event facilities include a meeting room, and other business amenities include a business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Queenstown hotel, you'll be 16.4 km (10.2 mi) from Coronet Peak Ski Area and 23.9 km (14.9 mi) from The Remarkables Ski Area.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
NZ$147* Per night/room 2 May - 3 May

Room, 2 Double Beds, Lakeside

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Lakeside

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside ratings based on 188 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 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 Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Everyone (125) Couples (29) Business (2) Family (26) Other (1)
5 out of 5
Was perfect location, everything was there that we needed. Lovely helpful staff. Will be back definitely.

Posted by on 28 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5
The location was amazing. A nice touch with the free ginger beer!!

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2021

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4 out of 5
Close to bars and great eating spots. Would stay again

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5
Superb in all aspects. Great staff service. Great food and bar options. Handy to lake and town centre.

Posted by on 8 Mar. 2021

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4 out of 5
Location was brilliant, right in town and on the flat. hotel a tad tired

Posted by on 26 Feb. 2021

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4 out of 5
Handy to every thing in Queenstown. Great spot. Highly recommend.

Posted by on 10 Feb. 2021

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3 out of 5
Good was that it was close to lake. Not so good was room wasn't serviced until we had to ask at around 6pm

Posted by on 4 Feb. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Feb. 2021

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5 out of 5
Great location , central to lake and restaurants. Pleasant staff and was easy to checkin

Posted by on 30 Jan. 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Jan. 2021

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Renovations + Closures

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

Property Features

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside offers its guests a spa tub and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. Event space at this hotel measures 646 square feet (60 square meters). Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and ski storage are also featured at the family-friendly Novotel Queenstown Lakeside. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Queenstown hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 273 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 646 sq ft of conference space
  • 60 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1988
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Ski lift tickets
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge) , Limited onsite parking , Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Airport: Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) (7.8 km / 4.8 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside offers 273 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. A pillow menu is available. 21-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Queenstown hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

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

Elements - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. 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 5:30 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

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 not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not 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 not 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 not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not 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 not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • 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 33.00 for adults and NZD 17.50 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: NZD 10 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Nearby parking fee: NZD 20 per night
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • 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

  • Lakeside Novotel
  • Lakeside Novotel Queenstown
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  • Novotel Lakeside Hotel
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  • Novotel Gardens Queenstown
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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • 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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