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The Top 10 New Zealand All-Inclusive Resorts, Luxury Lodges and 5-Star Hotels

New Zealand all-inclusive resorts are among the world’s best. Luxury, sophistication, exquisite dining, and attentive service are on offer at New Zealand’s all-inclusive luxury lodges.

The 10 best New Zealand all-inclusive resorts, luxury lodges, and 5-star hotels are:

  • Matakauri Lodge
  • Huka Lodge
  • The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
  • Blanket Bay Lodge
  • Minaret Station
  • Solitaire Lodge
  • The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs
  • The Lindis
  • Eichard’s Private Hotel
  • The George

As you plan your unforgettable retreat, New Zealand Luxury Escapes will see to every detail, ensuring your stay will be relaxing, indulgent, and free from stress.

When choosing from New Zealand’s best luxury lodges, hotels, and all-inclusive resorts, your personal travel consultant will select exquisite properties to match your dream holiday, whether that means a secluded wilderness escape, a rejuvenating wellness retreat, a sumptuous penthouse in the heart of a bustling city, or an all-inclusive luxury lodge.

When you plan your holiday with help from the dedicated team at New Zealand Luxury Escapes, your travel will be seamless as you enjoy the very best exclusive New Zealand experiences.

Booking your luxury holiday with our team will also give you access to great deals, upgrades, and complimentary extras that will make your experience unforgettable.

As you begin planning your luxury escape, take a look at the top New Zealand all-inclusive resorts, luxury lodges, and 5-star hotels. These world-class resorts, lodges, and hotels are sure to be a highlight of your New Zealand experience.

The Top 10 Luxury Resorts, Hotels, and Lodges in New Zealand

Matakauri Lodge Queenstown luxury lodge accommodation
Matakauri Lodge Queenstown

1. Matakauri Lodge

Superbly situated in native bush overlooking the sparkling waters of Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge is one of New Zealand’s premier luxury lodges. Close to Queenstown yet removed from the bustle of town, Matakauri Lodge is the ideal base for an indulgent escape, with countless activities on offer nearby. Feast on exquisite New Zealand fare and enjoy the comfort of sumptuous lodge rooms with a backdrop of unparalleled views.

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Huka Lodge Taupo luxury lodge accommodation - New Zealand all-inclusive resorts
Huka Lodge Taupo

2. Huka Lodge

If your travels take you to the North Island, you should not miss the world-renowned Huka Lodge. Nestled in native bush on the banks of the magnificent Waikato River, Huka Lodge offers a range of private suites and luxury cottages. Indulge in gourmet cuisine and the best New Zealand wines, and explore the many activities on offer through the lodge, from exclusive helicopter excursions to relaxing massages. Huka Lodge is widely regarded as the best of New Zealand all-inclusive resorts.

As seen in:

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The Farm at Cape Kidnappers Hawkes Bay luxury lodge accommodation
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers Luxury Lodge Hawkes Bay

3. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

The Farm at Cape Kidnappers commands outstanding views of the Hawke’s Bay coast. Considered one of the top luxury lodges in New Zealand, this unique property also boasts one of the world’s top golf courses. Designed to embody rustic luxury, the suites offer comfort, pure relaxation, and stunning attention to detail.

As seen in:

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Blanket Bay Lodge Glenorchy luxury accommodation Queenstown - New Zealand all-inclusive resorts
Blanket Bay Lodge Glenorchy

4. Blanket Bay Lodge

Surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery at the head of Lake Wakatipu, Blanket Bay Lodge is New Zealand’s ultimate wilderness retreat. This luxury escape offers superb cuisine and idyllic solitude for those who seek relaxation and rejuvenation.

As seen in:

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Minaret Station Alpine Lodge
Minaret Station Alpine Lodge

5. Minaret Station

Accessible only by helicopter, Minaret Station is an exclusive wilderness retreat perched high in the Southern Alps. During your stay, discover the alpine paradise as you sample the wide range of activities on offer, from helicopter tours to ridgetop hikes.

As seen in:

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Solitaire Lodge Rotorua luxury accommodation - New Zealand all-inclusive resorts
Views over Lake Tarawera from Solitaire Lodge Rotorua

6. Solitaire Lodge

Solitaire Lodge is set in lush forest with a volcanic backdrop, offering breathtaking views over Lake Tarawera. The subtle design of this premier luxury lodge brings the outdoors in, inviting guests to unwind and soak up the peace and quiet of the tranquil setting. During your stay, indulge in meals that showcase the seasonal highlights of the region and sample the multitude of activites on offer in Rotorua.

As seen in:

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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs New Zealand all-inclusive resorts
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs Northland

7. The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Indulge in comfort and pure relaxation during your stay in the elegant suites at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. This exquisite luxury lodge brings you the best of the Bay of Islands, with sweeping ocean views, delectable cuisine, and extensive facilities that include a spa and golf course.

As seen in:

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The Lindis Luxury Retreat

8. The Lindis

The Lindis is an iconic luxury lodge designed in harmony with the idyllic Ahuriri Valley. Immerse yourself in the stillness of nature while indulging in sophisticated luxury at this exclusive wilderness retreat. Daily menus provide refined New Zealand cuisine, paired with a superb selection of wines.

As seen in:

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Eichardt's Private Hotel Queenstown luxury hotel
Eichardt’s Private Hotel Queenstown

9. Eichardt’s Private Hotel

Perfectly situated in downtown Queenstown, Eichardt’s Private Hotel offers lakefront suites and a penthouse designed for the most discerning traveler. Guests staying at the penthouse enjoy unrivaled lakefront views from Queenstown’s largest private terrace, service from a dedicated butler, and an outdoor spa pool.

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The George Christchurch luxury hotel
The George Christchurch Luxury Hotel

10. The George

Offering impeccable service and comfortable suites, The George is a luxury boutique hotel nestled in the heart of Christchurch. Discerning travelers will enjoy a stay at The Residence, voted Australasia’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa.

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