Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa

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Experience a new level of sophistication at Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa. Inspired by the charms of Paris with the warm hospitality inherent to Queenstown, be mesmerized by its tasteful combination of French antique elegance and local avant-garde design. Centrally located in the heart of Queenstown, it offers 82 luxuriously appointed bedrooms and suites, featuring Left Bank Café open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 1789 Wine & Jazz Lounge and Jervois Steak House.

Situated in the heart of Queenstown's dining and entertainment precinct, Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa is the perfect base to explore central Queenstown on foot before heading further afield to local ski resorts and adventure attractions. Just 15 minutes from the airport, you can take a stroll down to the shores of Lake Wakatipu, or up to Queenstown's scenic vantage point and adventure attraction Skyline Luge during your stay.

Industry Experience

Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa is no stranger to confidential VIPs or large groups and have been handling such clients since our construction in 2005. Our team of dedicated luxury ambassadors are ready to tailor our service offering to whatever your needs may be.

The hotel has won multiple awards throughout its history, including most recently being awarded Best Boutique Hotel in New Zealand and Best Destination Hotel in New Zealand at the 2018 Haute Grandeaur Global Excellence Awards.


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The inspiration for thie hotel comes from the commune of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in the south-east of France. Chamonix shares a common link with Queenstown, being loved and well known for both its adventure sports throughout winter and summer, as well as its vibrant food & beverage scene.

Here at Sofitel Queenstown, we are pleased to bring you a genuine experience of French luxury and the best of local culture, inspired by the French Art de Vivre from Chamonix.

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1789 Wine & Jazz Lounge

Get cosy in our Prohibition style bar and enjoy live entertainment while sipping a Cocktail made by our expert Mixologist or choose from our extensive Wine Selection showcasing a wide array of the finest wines from France and New Zealand. Our Executive Chef compliments the experience offering the best Tapas that will positively transport you to the ambience of a speakeasy with all the glamour of the 1920's European Cafés, Allow the unique ambience of 1789 Lounge to give you a night to remember.

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Left Bank Cafe

The only true French Dinning experience in Queenstown, inspired by the tradition of the artists, writers and philosophers who frequented the Parisian bistros in the Latin Quarter during the sixties, the Left Bank Café provides a delightful French style breakfast, lunch and dinner. Executive Chef Jorg Penneke is the talent behind the fresh bistro menu - seasonal fare delivered with brasserie-style aplomb. Décor highlights include 1930’s-50’s art, a vintage butcher’s table, window shutters and mosaic tiles shipped from France, and wrought iron gating.

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Superior & Luxury Room Types

Our spacious Superior & Luxury Rooms features Juliette balconies with either mountain or town views. A king-size Sofitel MyBed™ plus pillow menu, has been designed for deep and restful sleep. The double spa bath is one of the indulgent luxuries for which Sofitel is known. 1 King Size Bed or 2 Double Beds, Double Spa.

Luxury Rooms also include access to our exclusive Club Lounge, featuring a daily continental breakfast and drinks & canapes in the evenings.

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Prestige Suites

Prestige Suite is our elite offering, boasting a separate living area with a dining table for four, a plush couch, an armchair and coffee table, plus a private Juliette balcony. The suites feature a king-size Sofitel MyBed™ plus pillow menu, designed for deep and restful sleep. Enjoy complimentary access to the Club Lounge during your stay.

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Penthouse No. 5

For our guests who demand the best, our premium Penthouse No 5 is simply magnifique – opulently appointed, featuring two lounges and a fireplace. Enjoy a private patio and Jacuzzi with panoramic views across town, Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range.

Delight in a walk-in rain shower for couples and the indulgent double bath with LCD TV. The Master bedroom features a king-size Sofitel MyBed™ plus pillow menu, designed for deep and restful sleep.

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Penthouse No. 10

Residing on the top floor, Penthouse No10 presents infinite elegance and grandeur. Showcasing sweeping views of Lake Wakatipu and an exquisite modern design, the Penthouse boasts latest technology, a private movie theatre room and an oversized patio with a decadent six seater Jacuzzi befitting even the most discerning guests.

Penthouse No 10 features include two seperate living areas, Bose Sound system, an eight-seat dining table, latest technology Apple TV with more than 120 channels and XBox Kinect facilities.

Penthouse No.10 can sleep 2 guests or up to 5 including connecting Superior Room and features a walk-in wardrobe (His & Her’s) with a makeup table and full length mirror. Offering European porcelain finishes, the opulent bathroom features rain showers, in addition to a full body length bath boasting a built-in TV and exquisite Hermes products.

Further luxurious touches include luxury airport transfers, access to Club Lounge including continental daily breakfast and canapés & drinks in the evening, a dedicated Guest Relations Executive to look after your stay, premium access to Spotify, XBOX Live, Netflix and Apple TV.

The Master bedroom features a king-size Sofitel MyBed™ plus pillow menu, designed for rejuvenating and restful sleep.

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