Lake Hayes Motel
Travel Blogs from Queenstown
... without seeing them in person. And as we had a bright sunny day they looked incredible with mountain backdrops behind them. We then got to mount cook for the night, where it was wet and windy all night and morning so ruined our ideas of a couple of short walks. Off we headed back down south to Wanaka, visiting puzzle world and the town itself. We did hope to have a few stops around lake wanaka but the weather was foggy and dull so we couldn't see anything. ...
... We have a kitchen and lounge overlooking the gondolas. Very peaceful. Weather was good so not wanting to waste time this afternoon we took a trip up in a gondola to the very top where we could see all over Queenstown. It has a nice atmosphere here, we have booked two nights aiming to see something of the ...
... cookies warm from the oven. It had been a busy day and After the cinema we all crashed out.
Today we arrived in the long awaited Queenstown. Firstly we stopped at a place called Puzzling world with a maze and trick rooms. It was a bit pricy to get in though and we were feeling lazy so just opted for the free puzzles lying around the cafe area. 20 minutes outside of Queenstown we stopped at the Bungy place and saw a few people jumping off the lower one 1/3 of the height of the ...
... had driven through on the way to the villa but we weren't prepared for the cold! It was about 0.5C outside which was pretty chilly for us! We soldiered on and walked through most of the town before finding an information centre where we booked a jetboat adventure for Tuesday and a trip to Milford Sound on Wed. We had planned to go skiing on Wed but apparently the weather was going to change then so we were better off going to Milford before that happened. ...
... and they happily did half of one without cheese for Sam. Queenstown has been a busy plae (Ed says its his favourite place in NZ so far which shows what kids enjoy!), but it doesn't seem like the rest of NZ which is slower placed and less active. As Tash said, it seems like a mini London with loads to do and some kind of atmosphere that makes you want to do as much as possible. Tomorrow we go more back to 'real' NZ at Mount Cook, with the plan to visit Arrowtown on the ...
Other places to stay in Queenstown
377 Frankton Rd, Queenstown | 5 star hotelfrom $154
Corner Earl Street and Marine Parade, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $107
- Great central location
- Great spot!
- Not bad but make sure you have a printout of your reservation
Corner Frankton Rd & Adelaide St, Private Bag, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- A fabulous anniversary
- Great position, wonderful views
- OK for the price
Corner Frankton Road And Stanley Street, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- We had a lovely stay
- Had a lovely stay
- A large hotel with little atmosphere
93 Beach Street, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Great hotel in great location
- Modern hotel in Queenstown
- Amazing hotel.....
Sainsbury Road 9197, Queenstown | 3 star hotelfrom $78
91 Fernhill Rd, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- Good and bad at the Heritage
- An Alpine retreat from the bustle of Queenstown
- Noisy neighbours spoilt the stay.
88 Frankton Road, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $87
8 Duke St, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $206
- Un hôtel confortable et super bien situé
- Angenehmer Aufenthalt in erstklassiger Lage
- First Class
27 Stanley St, Queenstown | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Mehr kann man nicht verlangen
- Couldn't ask for more.
- Sehr schönes Hotel mit tollem Ausblick auf den See
594 Frankton Road, Queenstown | 3 star hotelfrom $83
110 Frankton Rd, Queenstown | 5 star hotelfrom $137
554-558 Frankton road, Queenstown | 3 star hotelfrom $74
171 - 179 Frankton Road, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $107
146 Arthur's Point Road, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Good but how did it make gold?
- Have never had such a bad experience
- Very disappointed
35 Melbourne Street, Queenstown | 3 star hotelfrom $96
1 Beetham Street, Queenstown | 5 star hotelfrom $149
1 Melbourne Street, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $104
139 Fernhill Road, Queenstown | 3 star hotelfrom $137
21 Robins Rd, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $228
Corner Gorge Road, Queenstown | Hotelfrom $122
10 Isle Street, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $364
26 Isle St, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- A great place for a honeymoon
- Excellent B&B in Queenstown!
- Dont be misled by the facade