Queenstown, New Zealand, is known for its adventure sports, from skiing and hiking to climbing and bungee jumping. With its natural beauty, it’s not surprising why a lot of tourists have been lured to visit this town. Queenstown looks so much like a paradise that you may want to stay forever. Your first day will probably begin with exploring the beauty of Lake Wakatipu by riding the TSS Earnslaw. For nature lovers, visiting the Marine Parade should never be missed. When the sun gets low, the town becomes a world-class ski mecca. You can choose among the Coronet Peak Ski Area, Remarkables Ski Field, and Cardrona Alpine Resort. Whether you’re looking for adventure, sun, snow, or accommodations, Queenstown never fails to amaze its visitors. Check out this article and explore our list of the best chalets in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Located 12 km (7.5 mi) from the Skyline Gondola and Luge, these charming chalets, called the Shotover Country Cottages, offers a relaxing and memorable stay for everyone. The chalet is spacious, clean, and equipped with friendly necessities, from a flat-screen TV and a kettle to a seating area. If you want to prepare your own food, a well-equipped kitchenette is at your disposal.
Meanwhile, the balcony is a good spot to relax and enjoy watching the planes landing. Should you wish for a little adrenaline rush, AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping - Kawarau Bridge is just 14 km (8.7 mi) away.
The Golden Terrace Queenstown puts you in an excellent location, within a five-minute drive to Queenstown’s center. This former apartment is now a beautiful ski chalet, nestled in the mountains with breathtaking views of the trails and water. It features two adorable bedrooms, enough for up to five guests. This place is well equipped, from cable TV and WiFi to an indoor fireplace and a dryer. You can be the “Iron Chef” for the day in the well-equipped kitchen. Good news for coffee lovers – a coffee maker is also available.
Golden Terrace QueenstownQueenstown, Otago, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe view from the balcony and rooms is fantasticthe photos posted do not do the view justice the view is absolutely stunning from the apartmentthe living room with the views and the fireplace are amazingfantastic views lovely warm home with fire going wonderful to have all kitchen supplies needed and coffee machinecozy and warm great amenitiesplace was very clean and facilities were completegreat amenities and a very clean and fresh placegeoff’s house is great clean convenient & perfect viewthe chalet is very clean and has excellent amenities and decorgreat fire that warms the place which is lovely & clean
Host:he is also a very responsive hostjo was also helpful for our enteringit was spotlessly clean and the owner responded quickly to any questions we hadvery friendly landlord very good locationRead more reviewsthe house and location were greatgreat location (5min drive to town center)five minutes drive to the center but easy to parkgeoff's house is in a fantastic location a short bus/taxi trip from the hub of queenstownthis location was perfect for exploring the beautiful city of queenstown
Situated just a three-minute drive to Queenstown wharf, this luxurious accommodation has a lot of wow factor. Nice walk-in showers with hot water, heated floors, a wonderful kitchen, modern amenities, and designer furnishings in every corner – in short, this rental is nothing short of splendid. It’s nestled in Queenstown’s superb setting, which offers outstanding views of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. It comes with three gorgeous bedrooms, good for up to six guests. This place is also a good starting point for skiing.
Breathtaking Queenstown Views, 5 Star Superhosts..
Top guest reviewsever room has the most amazing viewscentral heating and heated bathroom floors were greatyou will get an amazing view from the room the kitchen the living room ( everywhere really )touches like heated floors a gorgeous fire and beautiful kitchen all contributed to the perfect family holidaywonderful kitchen and open space for family to gathersuper clean and modernthe house is well appointed very clean modern and very warmit is very clean which we value the mostmore importantly everything in the house is well organize and clean just like homeso clean tidy and comfortable garth is very helpful for staying
Host:garth is a great host with quick responses and a property manager just in casegarth was also an excellent host and replied so quickly to any questions i askedgreat host would stay again in a heartbeathe provided some local tips which was helpful during our visit in queenstownhe couldn't have been more helpful and friendlier during our stayRead more reviewsthe location is perfect to be close to queenstown but far enough away to “get awaythe location is away from the busy queenstown which we really lovedit is a great place to stay and we hope to stay here again next yearwe loved the place to bitsthis is a beautiful place to stay
This historic chalet is owned by the Hilary family. Just a brief story of the family’s background: Sir Edmund Hilary is the first mountaineer who conquered Mt. Everest in 1953. The home is newly renovated, which means more comforts and convenience are available. If you want to prepare your own food, the new and modern kitchen has all the necessities for cooking.
The real deal here is the spectacular and inspiring views of the mountain and lake. Should you wish to explore, you’ll be minutes to the town center, where you can find great shops and restaurants.
The Hillary Family A-Frame in Central QueenstownQueenstown, Otago, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beds were amazingly comfy with lovely warm duvetsthe bathroom had been recently done up which was a lovely touchvery clean and comfortable place the views are incredible and it’s a really great walkable locationbeautifully presented cosy and sparking cleancozy comfortable clean with plenty of history and thoughtful touches and that view
Host:it was wondeful to have a superb host like yvoneif we had questions about anything yvonne was very pleasant and responsiveyvone the host was so responsive helpful emphatic and friendlyyvonne is very kind and welcoming host flexible and easy to communicate withRead more reviewsthis is a fantastic little gem about 1 minute walk down the hill to the centre of queenstownan amazing little place literally minutes from the town centre
Welcome to this alpine chalet! Stylish, elegant, and bright - that’s what this charming rental is all about. Location-wise, the town is just a walk away, which gives possibilities for nightlife, dining, and shopping. Everything here is already well taken care of by the friendly host. It features plenty of modern amenities to make your stay a blast, from adorable beds and electric blankets to a well-equipped kitchen. If you want to relax, a lovely balcony is waiting for you.
Alpine Chalet Walk to Town 39A Lomond Cres
Top guest reviewsThis property had a great view and was comfortable to stay in
Host:Had a few hiccups with getting into property with external key lock and wifi but communication with property manager was goodThe driveway was very steepGreat place Nice and close to town very tidyThe steep narrow driveway was tricky especially when we returned one night and another vehicle was parked poorly in the space next to where we were parkingThere was an issue with the wifi not workingRead more reviewsViews to die for great location to town walking distanceNice place to stay with a good location and lots of heatingIt took some maneuvering to park
Mountainview Cottage is a combination of comfort and convenience. It encourages guests to venture out, as the Skyline Gondola and Luge and Queenstown Event Centre are a maximum of 12 km (7.5 mi) away, while AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping - Kawarau Bridge is 19 km (11.8 mi) away. The whole area is relaxing and serene. If you are aiming for a little reflection, this chalet is a good pick.
What’s more? Plenty of fun activities are just around the corner, from skiing and hiking to cycling. Useful and modern amenities are also available, from a TV to a well-equipped kitchen with a fridge and microwave, plus a washing machine.
This gorgeous and relaxing rental, owned by Michael, is truly a gem. It is perfectly positioned on the edge of the lake with unobstructed mountain and water views. There are plenty of things to do from this place, a biking path and a forested lakeside walking area are just outside the home. It features five comfortable beds, enough for up to six guests.
This rental has got you covered, from day one up until your last day. It features a lot of useful and modern amenities, from a kitchen and cable TV to Wi-Fi and an indoor fireplace and even beach essentials, like an umbrella and snorkeling gear.
The best home is in lake views, QueenstownQueenstown, Otago, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsamazing view and very comfortable placethanks a lot we can't say enough about the awesome view in the living roomthe beds were super comfortable and having two bathrooms (with showers ) was incredibly convenientthe room was very clean with a fantastic view of the lakeall three bedrooms are in separate wings of the house with their own bathroom great for couples or familiesthe bathroom was clean and modernthe bedroom was clean and has tidy toiletthe bathroom and bedroom was very clean and modernthe bathroom is very cleanthe cottage was very clean and lovely
Host:mike is a very nice hostmike is a very nice host and made sure that we were looked aftermike is a great host - kind polite communicativemike is very friendly host easy to communicate withvery private and kind hostRead more reviewsideal location for the airport and the town of queenstowna fantastic location and a great place to staynice location good layout of house short on flatware and glasses for size of housemichael’s place is a great location about 4 km from queenstown with a million dollar viewthe city is easily accessible by car or by the bus
Panorama Place Cottage is great for lovers who aim to explore the beauty of Queenstown. This lovely chalet offers one bedroom and one bathroom, enough for up to two guests. The ambiance of the house is like a typical home, which makes you feel homey and easily relaxed. Located within walking distance to town, this rental also offers magnificent views of Lake Wakatipu and the beautiful mountains. The cottage has a laidback garden, where you can relax and read a good book. Some of its amenities include a kitchen, an iron, Wi-Fi, and an indoor fireplace.
Panorama Place CottageQueenstown, Otago, New Zealand
Top guest reviewswe would enjoy wine and breakfast frequently looking out to the viewamazing view from the living room and first floor bedroomexcellent lake view from the house and the room decoration is elegantthe wifi worked great and every detail seemed to be thought out and taken care ofthe bed is very comfortable and we woke up with a beautiful view of the mountains each dayso clean and whitespotlessly clean & very comfortablevery well presented clean and homelyit was very clean and you have access to a great kitchenthe cottage was immaculate - sparkling clean and everything in it’s place
Host:the host is such a nice and kind personanne was a great hostanne was a superb hostanne is a wonderful host who accommodates the needs of her guestsanne was very communicative and a great host and we loved our time at her cabinRead more reviewswonderful place great location close to downtownwe would highly recommend this spot for a peaceful getaway that is also close to townit was about a 15-20 minute walk to town and definitely uphill in the returnbeautiful home amazing views great location just a five minute walk into towneasy walk into the town center queenstown gardens and queenstown hill
This nice and comfortable rental hosted by Annelise offers a comfortable and relaxing stay with views of the beautiful Coronet Peak. The property is near Kelvin Heights and the water taxi. If you want to explore the beauty of Queenstown, within just a 15-minute drive you can reach the town’s center, where shopping and dining are waiting. Some of its amenities include an iron, Wi-Fi, a kitchen, an indoor fireplace, and more.
Classic 70's A-frame with Ludicrous viewsQueenstown, Otago, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsclean tidy well furnished great viewwonderful lake view clean and spacious house
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle, you don’t have to look any further – this charming chalet welcomes you. It offers uninterrupted views of Wakatipu Lake, which is best to admire from the rental’s garden. It has plenty of friendly amenities to make your stay beyond comfortable, like an iron, a washing machine, TV, heating, a coffee maker, and a well-equipped kitchen.
The highlight of this accommodation is the adorable living room, which opens onto a deck – the best spot for alfresco dining. If you want to explore the beauty of Queensland, the town center is just a 15-minute drive away.
Charming Chalet with Astonishing ViewsQueenstown, Otago, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsit is the most comfortable house we live in new zealandyou can enjoy the lake and snow mountains on the bed in every bedroomthe house is clean comfortable and family-friendlyeverything is new and cleanchalet was super super clean and cosythe house is great everything was new clean and better than we expectedthe place was sparkling clean had all facilities to make our stay pleasantRead more reviews
Host:the hosts were very helpful in their prompt detailed communication and suggestionsvery responsive and hospitablefranck and family is a great host and they are so friendlyfranck and alexandra were excellent hosts and so welcoming
Explore the best chalets in Queenstown
New Zealand’s South Island is worth your time, thanks to the beauty of Queenstown. With its natural beauty, friendly locals, adventure sports, and top accommodation rentals – fun and memorable experience are possible. Luckily, we have this list of the best chalets that will make your Queenstown adventure come true.
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