This luxe New Zealand hotel has the most epic views of Queenstown

Kristine Tarbert
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
The Spire Hotel has incredible views of the surroundings. Photo: Supplied/the spire hotel

It’s no secret the must-visit resort town of Queenstown is known for attracting thrill-seekers looking for an adrenalin rush or those after an easy break away, and we’ve found the perfect place to do it in style.

The Spire Hotel offers luxury boutique accommodation for guests to enjoy some southern NZ hospitality and has some of the best views of the beautiful and rugged landscapes that make the region famous.

The Spire Hotel is in the centre of town. Photo: Supplied/the spire hotel

Located in the centre of Queenstown and 8.4km from Queenstown airport, the Spire is considered to be ‘small but perfectly formed’, with just 10 sought-after suites.

The modern interior of the rooms is perfectly offset by the spectacular views of surrounding scenery. You’ll definitely want to spend as much time on the outdoor terrace as possible. And make sure to catch at least one sunset or sunrise while there as well.

The views are breathtaking. Photo: Supplied/the spire hotel
Make sure to catch a sunset. Photo: Supplied/the spire hotel

Each 60sqm suite features a super king bed, a spacious ensuite with separate shower and an irresistible deep bath.

The stone clad fire place is also a standout in each room.

And enjoy the in-room fireplace. Photo: Supplied/the spire hotel
Snow-capped peeks surround the hotel. Photo: Supplied/the spire hotel

You’ll also be treated to complimentary handmade chocolates at each turndown service and definitely make sure to enjoy the complimentary a la carte breakfast each morning as well.

Once you’ve settle into your stylish new digs, here are a few other places to visit for food and thrills while in Queenstown.

Enjoy a cocktail at No5 Church Lane

The Spire’s in-house bar and restaurant, No5 Church Lane, focusses on sharp modern flavours for vegetarians and meat eaters alike, a ‘locals only’ Otago wine list and crisp, straight-shooting cocktails, while the business minded are also catered for with boardroom conferencing facilities on site.

Some of the share plates on offer at No5 Church Lane. Photo: Supplied

Try the steak at The Grille

Executive chef Will Eaglesfield is considered the mastermind behind some of the tastiest menus in New Zealand and abroad. While British-born Eaglesfield’s international experience (including stints in London, the French Alps and the Mediterranean) inspires the colours and flavours of his dishes, he also focuses on local flavours.

“Manuka trees grow on the lower hillsides – we use the wood for smoking our duck and the ash for curing our salmon. On my commute to work along a lakeside path I collect wild marjoram to season our Parmesan Churros,” Will explains.

A steak dish from The Grille. Photo: Supplied

Enjoy a luxury cruise

Lake Wakatipu is now home to the 80ft Pacific Jemm – a Central Otago experience like no other and a definitely if you want to add a touch of luxury to your outdoor adventuring.

A first of its kind in Queenstown luxury yacht Pacific Jemm is offering day cruising options for travellers wanting to take their trip to the next level. Take a look inside Queenstown's $12k a night private luxury cruise here.

The Pacific Jemm is an 80ft luxury yacht. Photo: Supplied/Pacific Jemm
Check out the lush interior. Photo: Supplied/Pacific Jemm

Yahoo Lifestyle was a guest of The Spire Hotel.

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