The Rees Hotel boasts wonderful panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu
Just a short walk from the heart of Queenstown
The climate in New Zealand is incredibly pleasant, with warm and balmy summers and cold crisp winter months with wonderful clear, blue skies. The warmer high-season months of November to April are perfect for outdoor exploration. The colder months of June to August are the best time to ski.
Both North and South Islands are drier on the east coast, rather than on the west, where mountain ranges act as a trap for the moisture-rich winds from the Tasman Sea. It is also worth remembering that it is usually a few degrees cooler on the South Island than the North Island and as New Zealand has a maritime climate, the weather can change rapidly.
The Rees Hotel Queenstown offers a variety of luxurious and spacious accommodation including 60 hotel rooms and 90 luxurious apartments. It is right on Lake Wakatipu, so affords fantastic views with the mountain backdrop.
One of Queenstowns best placed hotels perched on the banks of Lake Wakatipu offering uninterrupted views of the lake and Remarkable Mountain Range. The Rees prides itself on its level of service and offers guests a high quality stay in the heart of New Zealand's adventure capital.
The Rees offers 60 luxuriously appointed suites as well as 90 private self-catering apartments so whether you are in Queenstown for one night only or staying as part of a longer self-drive around new Zealand, the Rees offers a flexible choice of accommodation provisions.
The Rees is also regarded as one of Queenstown's premium dining establishments serving quality fresh food from its restaurant True South. Guests will enjoy exceptional food complimented by award winning wines from the restaurant overlooking picturesque Lake Wakatipu. Avid wine lovers will revel in the wine cellar offered at The Rees - home to the largest collection of Bordeuax wines in the Southern Hemisphere.
The Rees offers a flexible range of accommodation from the exclusive suites overlooking the lake to the serviced apartments and lakeside residences. Whether you are a couple of a group, The Rees will offer something to suit your needs. All rooms have been tastefully appointed featuring quality furnishings and modern conveniences.
Children are very welcome at The Rees Hotel. There are no specific facilities available but the nearby town of Queenstown has plenty of family friendly activities and places to eat.
From The Rees Hotel, fly fishing, hiking, visiting Milford Sound, golf, skiing and snow boarding, jet boating and numerous adrenalin activities such as bungee jumping, sky diving, rafting and parasailing are all easily accessible. Queenstown has wonderful galleries, craft markets and artists studios as well as over 150 eateries to suit all tastes and the award winning wine of Central Otago.
"Trust the Chef" signature menu offers a shared dining experience, with dishes selected by the chef based on fresh produce and ingredients available on the day.
Explore the vineyards and scenic wine lands of Central Otago by bike on this self-guided winery tour and visit some of the region’s most well-known wineries.
The Dart River Jet Boat Wilderness Safari is a spectacular Jet Boat journey through the Dart River located at the foot of Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by breathtaking snow-capped mountains, waterfalls and glacial valleys frozen in time.
An overnight cruise on the Doubtful Sound is without doubt one of the best ways to experience Fiordland in all its glory. The Fiordland Navigator cruises through the sound to the Tasman sea, stopping to kayak and see birdlife and wildlife on the way.
The dramatic expanse of Doubtful Sound is best explored by boat, traversing the fiord and surrounded on all side by the steep peaks, native bush and crashing waterfalls.
Take to the skies for a spectacular view of the pristine rainforests and islands and inlets of Dusky Sound. Landing on a floating heli-pad you will hike the deserted coves and fish the abundant waters of the fiord.
New Zealand is renowned as a world class trout fishing destination and unquestionably our guides present a fishing experience sure to install lifelong memories.
New Zealand’s incredible breadth of landscapes and staggering beauty becomes clear as you take to the skies over Lake Wakatipu and the glacial lakes, before cruising across the wildlife rich waters of Milford Sound on this shared experience.
Saddle up and roam the stunning scenery on horse back, starting at Glenorchy - a world-famous horse trekking destination where you can wander great wide open spaces and marvel at the region's beauty on a tranquil horse riding adventure.
Deep in the Matukituki Valley, this exciting half day jet boating adventure will take you beneath the breath-taking scenery of mountains and glaciers, Lord of the Rings and Hobbit locations, into the World Heritage Mount Aspiring National Park.
The magical nature reserve of Mou Waho Island is home to the rare flightless Buff Weka, and a picturesque spot to explore the bush, or simply sit back and relax on the beach after a scenic boat cruise across Lake Wanaka to the island.
Exploring Milford Sound is on most people’s bucket-list when they visit New Zealand. This tour will see you experience Milford by helicopter – a truly breath-taking scenic flight along the sound.
An exhilarating half day combining a helicopter flight to Milford Sound with an exclusive private boat cruise. Explore this unique corner of New Zealand's South Island away from the crowds, getting up close to dramatic waterfalls and the fiord walls.
Paddle out onto Lake Wanaka, exploring its pristine coastline from a kayak with your guide.
Tailored exactly to your needs and wishes, this privately guided winery tour is designed especially for the discerning wine lover in mind.
The remote and dramatically beautiful landscape of the West Coast, Fiordland and World Heritage Park are best discovered by helicopter, high above the rugged peaks, expansive waterways and pristine wildernesses of the region.
Discover the South Island in a full day’s expedition in luxury SUV. Explore the regions varied attractions on this private tour with experienced guide.
The ancient splendour of Mount Aspiring National Park, with its verdant foliage and lush beauty, offers a magical destination for this full day walk to the head of Lake Wakatipu.
Nothing you've experienced will have you prepared for the thrill and excitement of a Shotover Jet ride! From the moment the accelerator hits the floor your adrenaline hits the roof as you speed in mere centimetres of water along the famous Shotover River.
Experience the enchanting caves of Te Anau, which shimmer with the light of hundreds of glowworms.
Discover Queenstown’s pioneering history as you travel across Lake Wakatipu aboard the 103-year old steamship TSS Earnslaw to Walter Peak High Country Farm for a gourmet barbecue lunch.
Situated just outside the vibrant alpine town of Queenstown, The Rees Hotel is located right on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains.
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