In the heart of Auckland’s most vibrant dining and fashion precincts, inside one of the city’s most iconic historic buildings, you’ll find a very special accommodation – Hotel De Brett. This 25-room darling is best described as a Design Hotel. Design Hotels are distinct from other boutique hotels; notable for their attention to interior design and architecture. The multi-award winning Hotel De Brett offers our discerning clients a superb calibre of personal service, in a space that celebrates the best of contemporary New Zealand and international design.
If travelling with your family, let us book you into the very spacious and stylish two-level O’Connell Suite, or the luxury Loft Suite, with its funky spiral staircase, at the top of which is your private master and en suite bathroom.
It’s not just the cool, contemporary style that sets Hotel De Brett apart – it’s all the little touches. Perfectly located in the heart of the city, with a great bar, contemporary and eclectic furniture and a retro New Zealand vibe. The rooms are spacious and we can’t miss mentioning the bathrooms at the De Brett. With their bold black tiling, designer fittings and tapware, and divinely deep baths to sink into. We think you’ll also appreciate the salon-quality hair dryers and velvet and towelling robes.
Hotel De Brett offers a number of social spaces to wine and dine in. In the centre of this boutique hotel is the dining room of De Brett’s Kitchen – an architecturally-designed atrium and courtyard, flooded with light from the soaring glass roof, and warmed by a massive open fire. De Brett’s Kitchen serves all guests a complimentary healthy or hearty breakfast each morning, presents delicious options for lunch, and comes alive in the evenings. After a day out in Auckland City, come ‘home’ to Corner Bar, with its funky retro styling, and enjoy some of the best boutique wines and local craft beers New Zealand has to offer
The Boatshed is situated on a sun-drenched bay on the island of Waiheke, off the coast of Auckland. This barefoot luxury hotel is inspired by the early 1900 boatsheds that scatter the country’s shores. Offering seven beautifully appointed guest suites, each with panoramic views and a high level of design detail, open fires and a relaxed pallet.
Take a stroll amongst an eclectic mix of award-winning vineyards, sophisticated alfresco restaurants, artists’ studios and galleries or along one of the many deserted, golden sandy beaches. Dining is a relaxed affair – the hotel’s extensive gardens supply the kitchen with daily produce to accompany what is best from land to sea, plenty of alfresco places to eat make this one of the highlights of staying at The Boatshed and something not to miss – only available to guests staying in-house.
The hotel is made up of five guests suites and two luxury beach cottages beside the sea. An eclectic mix of different spaces created with the same design philosophy. Including air-conditioning, coffee and tea making, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and Wi-Fi and a range of entertainment options for the family.
The beach is a three-minute walk from The Boatshed, with beautiful swimming and beach walks. The Boatshed offers fine dining with home-grown organic produce, freshly caught seafood and gourmet meat. There are also several wineries nearby with an international reputation for quality and flavour.
Beautiful Waiheke Island, with its world-class beaches and award-winning vineyards, is just a short ferry cruise from Auckland city. The Oyster Inn is nestled on a coastal road in the island village of Oneroa, positioned to take in panoramic views across the Pacific Ocean.
One of our favourite aspects of holidaying here are the simple yet very chic guest rooms. There are just three in total, making The Oyster Inn a peaceful, private escape. Spend the morning lounging in your soft waffle robe as you soak in the breath-taking ocean views and enjoy a sumptuous complimentary breakfast.
Each guest room features collections of contemporary New Zealand art, super king beds with luxury bed linen, the finest New Zealand merino wool blankets and goose down pillows, not to mention luxury bathroom amenities including GHD hairdryers and premium products by AESOP.
For a holiday experience you’ll never forget, let Antipodean arrange a seaplane to fly you out to Waiheke Island. Experience a water take-off from the Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, and soar over the hundreds of yachts and pleasure craft that give Auckland its ‘City of Sails’ sobriquet.
The George, a luxury boutique hotel, is the essence of supreme comfort and is renowned for offering a personalised stay and attentive staff. Located in the heart of Christchurch overlooking the picturesque Hagley Park and river Avon you will find peaceful Christchurch accommodation just steps from the cultural precinct and key attractions.
Impeccable service in an intimate ambience is guaranteed at The George, the only Christchurch hotel with a one-to-one staff to guest ratio. Enter the luxurious world of fine dining, where the chefs delight with their skilfully prepared innovative cuisine at two award-winning restaurants, 50 Bistro and Pescatore.
Contemporary spacious and modern, the rooms at The George provide everything you need for a visit to Christchurch. The sumptuously comfortable super-king beds and lush furnishings ensure a quality and memorable stay. Including luxurious bathrooms, toiletries and room amenities round out these well-appointed suites.
After enjoying the wonderful food at the great restaurants, take a leisurely wander through Hagley Park making sure to visit the Botanic Gardens. Then head for Cathedral Square or for a spot of adventure, arrange a balloon or helicopter flight for a bird’s-eye view of the sea and mountains surrounding Christchurch.
For something a bit special in the heart of Queenstown, Eichardt’s Private Hotel has long been the place to stay if you want to be in the thick of the action. Dating back to the 1866, Eichardt’s Private Hotel has a fascinating history. Today it features five stunning hotel suites, four boutique apartments and a peaceful private lakeside residence, all designed by the internationally renowned Virginia Fisher.
Located directly on the shore of Lake Wakatipu in the heart of Queenstown, the hotel boasts marvellous mountain and lake views. Close to designer boutiques and the city’s restaurant precinct, this is a spectacular lakeside retreat. A fabulous mix of antiques and contemporary elegance, the overall atmosphere here is one of sophistication and warmth.
Tastefully decorated, the suites are extremely spacious with fireplaces and stunning views across Lake Wakatipu. Expansive views over Lake Wakatipu, super king beds and personal living space featuring a fireplace and deluxe mini bar. The suites offer a dressing room and bathroom with generous bath and double vanity, along with an integrated entertainment system and business desk with complimentary Wi-Fi
Eichardt’s Bar is intimate and welcoming, and serves inspiring dishes throughout the day. With its comfortable sofas, cosy fireplace and gracious service, it provides a welcoming and stylish environment for sampling mouth-watering creations and timeless cocktails. The only bar in Queenstown serving Bollinger Champagne by the glass, relax with cocktails and tapas in Eichardt’s Private Hotel bar each evening.