Gay Queenstown · Hotels

Gay Queenstown · Hotels

There's nothing quite like waking up and taking in the view of the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and the mountain ranges beyond.

Gay Queenstown · Hotels

All of these hotels offer rooms with views and are within easy reach of, but not in, Queenstown’s downtown area (which can be lively until the early hours of the morning).

Our 2019 top Queenstown hotels for gay travelers are listed below.

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Why this hotel?: Lakeside location. Fantastic service. Ski gear for hire.

The Rees offers 5-star rooms and apartments on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, near Queenstown city centre, all with a private balcony for you to appreciate the wonderful views over the lake and the Remarkables mountains.

Guest rooms are contemporary in style and feature Italian-designed spa baths. The True South Dining restaurant serves creative, award-winning dishes using local ingredients from the region.

Facilities include a day spa and a gym. More uniquely, you can access the hotel’s observatory and a private lake jetty. Ski storage, ski school and ski equipment rental available. Free WiFi and a free shuttle service to the town centre completes the luxury experience.


bar, restaurant, massage, gym, spa, free wi-fi

377 Frankton Road, Queenstown


Based on 3328 votes

Why this hotel?: Stunning lake views. Luxurious rooms. Superb dining.

A favorite choice with gay travelers, Hotel St Moritz by MGallery enjoys sublime views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range.

Located just outside the centre of Queenstown, this luxury hotel creates the impression of an alpine ski lodge and offers a fine selection of rooms and facilities, jacuzzi in the garden and a gym.

Guest rooms are stylishly designed and generously furnished with 40″ satellite TV and iPod dock. One-bedroom suites and two-bedroom apartments are available, all with gorgeous lake views.

The Lombardi Dining Room is the star attraction of the hotel. It features an open kitchen and wood-fired pizza oven. The hotel’s bar and library with its stacked stone fireplace add further to the luxury retreat ambience.


bar, restaurant, massage, sauna, gym, free wi-fi

10-18 Brunswick Street, Queenstown


Based on 3274 votes

Why this hotel?: Fabulous location. Contemporary design. Great value.

The location of the DoubleTree Queenstown, on the opposite shore of Lake Wakatipu, delivers amazing views – great for enjoying the incredible natural surroundings. Downtown is easily accessible by water taxi in 8 minutes or by driving around the lakeside road in about 20 minutes.

Guest rooms are very modern and stylish, with floor-to-ceiling windows to take full advantage of the surrounding lake and mountain views.

The hotel has its own restaurant and bar. Guests have access to the 25-metre indoor pool, gym and the largest spa in Queenstown. Many local dining options can be found in the nearby Kawarau village.


bar, restaurant, internet access, gym

79 Peninsula Road, Queenstown


Based on 3978 votes

Why this hotel?: On Lake Wakatipu. Fabulous bar. Excellent views.

Enjoying a great location on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, the Crowne Plaza Queenstown has been designed to take full advantage of the stunning scenery.

Most rooms offer lakeside views and private balconies. Each room has soundproofing, air conditioning, free WiFi for a limited time daily (otherwise charged).

The in-house 360 restaurant serves international dishes, and the locally famous Central Otago Pinot Noir wine is available at the hotel’s bar. There is a gym and ski storage onsite.

Queenstown’s popular restaurants and gay-friendly bars are within walking distance of the hotel.


bar, restaurant, internet access, gym

93 Beach Street, Queenstown


Based on 3637 votes

Why this hotel?: Stylish apartments. Close to town centre. Great value.

Scenic Suites lives up to its name with apartment-style rooms with large windows for great views over the surrounding lakeside scenery.

Guest rooms are well-furnished and feature a fully equipped kitchen with fridge, dishwasher and dryer. There is a free WiFi allocation of one hour per day.

Scenic Suites is a good-value and highly-rated option in central Queenstown, so you can take advantage of the the stunning local scenery and all the gay-popular restaurants and bars nearby.


bar, restaurant, internet access

27 Stanley Street, Queenstown


Based on 2191 votes

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