hotel

A Chinese company that made headlines for backing out of a controversial, multi-million dollar land sale last year wants to build a hotel at Queenstown's Remarkables Park. Qianlong Farms Ltd has lodged resource consent to build a five-storey, 182-room hotel,...

Mini-golf to maxi-hotel

A resource consent's being publicly notified for a 400-room two-hotel complex on Queenstown's Brecon Street mini-golf course. At the same time, the council's advertising the closure of Cemetery Road to allow developer Graham Wilkinson – who also owns the resort's...
Yet another Queenstown hotel development's in the pipeline, with a mega new complex planned for Gorge Road. Auckland-based Five Mile developer Tony Gapes has filed a resource consent application for two, seven-storey hotel buildings across the road from the old...

Hotel’s mega-makeover

You wouldn't recognise it from the old days. Following a multi-million dollar renovation, Queenstown's Aspen Hotel has jumped star ratings and this week was rebranded 'Kamana Lakehouse'. Kamana is the Maori name for the Australasian crested grebe, a native diving bird...

Name stoush settled

A developer's changed the name of his Queenstown apartment project to avoid clashing with a local motel. Tony Gapes, who developed Frankton's Five Mile shopping complex, launched his 44-unit 'Alexis' development, on the Gorge Road/Hallenstein Street corner, over autumn. However that...

Ratings shame

Used toilets, 'haunted' rooms, and a guest claiming she was told to go to a shop for bandages after cutting herself on a rusty fridge. These are just a few of the bugbears of visitors who have stayed at the...

Hotel fever

A $50 million-plus hotel on a prime downtown site is the next project for booming Queenstown. Leading local developers John Martin, John Darby and Michael Davies want to build the hotel on top of the four-level Man Street carpark they...

Hotel’s milestone

Which Queenstown hotel has had one owner and two managers over two decades? The answer's St Moritz, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last week. The owner's Queenstowner Graham Wilkinson, who only briefly had a business partner early on, and the managers...
A proposed hotel at Five Mile has been given the green light to nearly double its planned number of rooms. Queenstown Gateway Ltd (QGL) applied to boost the number of rooms at its landmark Frankton Flats hotel from 70 to...

$200m hotel boom

A $200 million hotel complex with more than 550 rooms is the latest mega development in the pipeline for Queenstown. The developers – a syndicate of New Zealand and overseas investors – want to build a five-star hotel, a four-star...

Our new gateway

An application for a 131-room hotel standing guard over the entrance to downtown Queenstown has been lodged with the council this week. The design of the five-level hotel, on the Frankton Road/Stanley Street corner, has been swayed by a huge,...
Developers of a $60 million hotel, proposed for a prime site in Queenstown, will publicly notify the resource consent application. International private equity real estate firm Pro-invest Group in March announced plans for a 227-room Holiday Inn Express on the...
Advertisement
Advertisement