Make the most of autumn: seasonal accommodation offers

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Enjoy adventurous days and cozy nights with incredible options across the country this time of year.

Autumn’s crisp blue-sky days are perfect for exploring the country’s scenic regions in all their autumnal glory – but perhaps even more appealing are those cozy nights, when you can toast to some of the country’s luxuriously comfortable accommodations. . Make the most of the rest of the season with these tempting deals from some top digs.

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Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat – High Country Estate. Image / Provided.

Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat – Christchurch

Enjoy the peace and space of your own luxury villa overlooking the stunning Ben Ohau Ranges with a two-night wellness getaway at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat. Spoil yourself with the included bottle of bubbles, a three-course meal each evening in front of your villa’s open fireplace, breakfast each morning, a hot tub, a yoga session and a relaxing massage from an hour in the room.

$2990 for two people. Visit the packages on mtcookretreat.nz to find out more.

Distinction Luxmore Hotel, Lake Te Anau

With the Fiordland Explorer package, all your adventures and accommodations are bundled together for a hassle-free stay. You will receive two nights of accommodation in a luxury hotel room, a three course dinner for two one night of your stay, daily fully cooked breakfasts and a magnificent Doubtful Sound Wilderness cruise, as well as a shimmering tour of Te Anau Glowworm Caves.

Starting at just $470 per night for two people. Visit Te Anau Hotel Deals at distinctionhotelsluxmore.co.nz to find out more.

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Lakeside Apartments – Lake Wanaka

Escape with an autumn offer at Lakeside Apartments in Wanaka, with each apartment offering lake and mountain views to witness the romance of the season’s colors. For a minimum stay of two nights, your five-star Qualmark accommodations are the perfect base to put you at ease.

From $295 per night (save $54 per night). Visit Hot Deals at Lakesidewanaka.co.nz to find out more.

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Nightsky Cottage. Image / Provided.

Chalet Nightsky – Ruapehu

The award-winning Nightsky Cottage is a private and luxurious five-star oasis in the New Zealand bush. Sustainability is key here – so you can enjoy the side-by-side tubs, gaze at the stars through the skylights, or sit by the log fire, knowing that this eco-friendly cottage cares for the environment, including being zero waste. Take advantage of everything this fall at a reduced price.

Save $50 per night when you book directly on the website, with promo code 50. Visit www.nightskycottage.co.nz to find out more

Winemakers Retreat – Marlborough

Savor a longer stay at Vintners Retreat, where you can enjoy time to explore the delights of Marlborough or simply relax in your spacious surroundings of this luxury retreat. There is a full kitchen to prepare your own meals and a patio to enjoy the view. The longer you stay, the more you save.

Stay five nights and save up to 15%. See special offers on vintnersretreat.co.nz for more.

Bed and Breakfast Cobden Garden.  Image / Provided.
Bed and Breakfast Cobden Garden. Image / Provided.

Cobden Garden Bed and Breakfast – Hawke’s Bay

Hop on an e-bike to explore Hawke’s Bay’s nearly 200 kilometers of dedicated trails and quiet country roads, then return for afternoon tea, wine, hors d’oeuvres, plus a platter gourmet for two included and breakfast every day, in your magnificent renovated Villa from the 1880s.

$910 for two nights (for two people). See special offers on cobden.co.nz for more.

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Pen-y-bryn pavilion. Image / Provided.

Pen-y-bryn Lodge – Waitaki

Autumn is the perfect time to visit Oamaru with crystal clear nights perfect for stargazing. Soak up the Autumn Wonders of Pen-y-bryn offer, which includes use of a 10-inch telescope, two nights in a superior suite, a bottle of local wine, a full breakfast each morning, pre-dinner canapes and cocktails in the lounge each evening and a gourmet four-course table d’hôte dinner the evening of your arrival.

All from $1350. Visit Packages and Deals on penybryn.co.nz to find out more.

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Garden Hotel & Restaurant. Image / Provided.

Garden Hotel & Restaurant – Christchurch

Until May 31, The Garden Hotel & Restaurant in Christchurch is offering a 15% discount with its Autumn Day Light Saver. Which means more money in your pocket to get out and enjoy Christchurch’s many attractions, before returning to your relaxing accommodation with the on-site Garden Restaurant Buffet and Garden Bar Café.

Visit Offers & Packages on gardenhotel.co.nz to find out more about the 15% off offer.

Plateau Lodge – Ruapehu

Before the winter crowds descend on Ruapehu, take advantage of Plateau Lodge’s Sky Waka Hot Deal. You’ll spend two nights in a king studio, daily breakfast is also included, and you’ll also get two Sky Waka sightseeing passes to experience the mountain, a $50 food and drink voucher for Schnapps Bar and two passes for mini golf.

Starting at $599 for two. Visit Sky Waka Hot Deal on plateaulodge.co.nz to find out more.

For more inspiration on how to make the most of fall, head over to newzealand.com/nz. Before you begin your adventure, please check current traffic light settings and adhere to government guidelines provided at covid19.govt.nz.

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