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Top Queenstown Family friendly Hotels

Platinum Queenstown Villas
Great for families
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4.9/5Exceptional! (426 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, babysitting, near the beach, skiing nearby
Holiday with friends

"This place is like a home away from home, very suitable amongst friends and family. We all enjoyed our stay and will come back again to stay when we next visit Queenstown"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Platinum Queenstown Villas
The Glebe Apartments
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
2 Beetham Street, Queenstown
The price is RM1,037 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (308 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, babysitting, near the beach, skiing nearby
Great place Queenstown

"Fantastic place. Spacious. Clean. Great location"…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

The Glebe Apartments
The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments
Great for families
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM572 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (959 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, skiing nearby, bike rentals, games and toys
Travellers say...

"Excellent service and very approachable lovely clean room Loved the touch with a chocolate on the bed each night."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2020

The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments
Settlers Cottage Motel
Great for families
4 out of 5
22 Hertford Street, Arrowtown
The price is RM376 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (229 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, babysitting, skiing nearby, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Cleanliness and hospitality first class. Close to town and within walking distance."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jun 2020

Settlers Cottage Motel
Lomond Lodge Motel & Apartments
Great for families
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM524 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (437 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, skiing nearby, laundry
Travellers say...

"Collected key from drop bax around 3pm. No office open. So felt a little abandoned. Beautiful room tho a little small. Nice view but balcony small also. Quiet and clean and good amenities. Short walk to city centre. Happy enough."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jun 2020

Lomond Lodge Motel & Apartments
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
Great for families
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM400 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, babysitting, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Fantastic hotel. The rooms were lovely. The beds were comfortable. Lovely outlook."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jul 2020

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
Garden Court Suites And Apartments
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM304 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,131 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, skiing nearby, extra beds/cots, washer and dryer
Travellers say...

"It was nice, heater wasn't overly fantastic rooms got quite cold over night"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jun 2020

Garden Court Suites And Apartments
Scenic Suites Queenstown
Great for families
4 out of 5
27 Stanley Street, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM495 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (995 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, near the beach, skiing nearby, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Friendly staff who were accommodating with early checkin and late checkout. 5 minute walk to town (bit of a hill on the way back up to hotel) nice view of lake from our Earnslaw room, I’m sure some rooms have amazing views (some also have no views). Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jun 2020

Scenic Suites Queenstown
Heritage Queenstown
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM485 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, near the beach, skiing nearby
Travellers say...

"Great service, excellent room, brilliant views! I could not fault this property and I will trade again"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Heritage Queenstown
Cranbury Court Apartments Queenstown
Great for families
The price is RM468 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (283 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, near the beach, skiing nearby, washer and dryer
Travellers say...

"The staff were very helpful when we had to adjust our plans and bring our booking forward."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Cranbury Court Apartments Queenstown
Mercure Queenstown Resort
Great for families
4 out of 5
Sainsbury Road, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM329 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (999 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Buffet breakfast was awesome. Our room was good but a but dated. Staff are friendly and helpful. We have a 5 month old and they would always go the extra mile to make sure we were all good"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2020

Mercure Queenstown Resort
BreakFree The Point
Great for families
4 out of 5
239 Frankton Road, Queenstown
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4.2/5Very Good! (301 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, near the beach, skiing nearby, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Beautiful view of the lake and conveniently near the downtown area of Queenstown if you have a car. The staff was very helpful too! Peaceful and quiet during our stay in March, 2020."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

BreakFree The Point
Sherwood Queenstown
Great for families
4 out of 5
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4.2/5Very Good! (522 reviews)
Families like: games room, babysitting, skiing nearby, bike rentals
Travellers say...

"View of water was nice. Location was good. Large room but there was room for a couple of more comfortable chairs would have been nice. No tv but we were fine.really very happy been Sherwood Queenstown. I would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Sherwood Queenstown
Heartland Hotel Queenstown
Great for families
3 out of 5
27 Stanley Street, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM273 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (995 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, near the beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Great location, very close to town. It is up a bit of a hill for those with mobility issues, but it's not far, so taxis wouldn't cost much. Clean and warm rooms."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2020

Heartland Hotel Queenstown
St James Apartments
Great for families
4 out of 5
5 Coronation Drive, Queenstown
The price is RM365 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (549 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, near the beach, skiing nearby, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"A great place to stay so close to CBD, but the furniture was so uncomfortable to sit on dragged it down in the scoring"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2020

St James Apartments
Oaks Queenstown Shores Resort
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM424 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,181 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, skiing nearby, laundry
Travellers say...

"We had a great stay. Beautiful views from the room and very nice furnishings."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun 2020

Oaks Queenstown Shores Resort
Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
Great for families
The price is RM336 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (993 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Good position easy walking distance to the town good views whilst eating breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jun 2020

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
38-54 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM330 per night
3.4/5 (994 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, babysitting, near the beach, skiing nearby
Travellers say...

"Location on waterfront not far from town is great. Amazing views and facilities."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown
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Where Should We Stay in Queenstown?

The destination of Queenstown is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The lake views, recreation options, and local tours are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Take to the air and fly into Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Wanaka (WKA), which is located 35.7 mi (57.5 km) from the city center. Queenstown offers 117 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

The Glebe Apartments: Offers in-room kitchens, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the comfy beds and clean rooms at this 4.5-star apartment.

Settlers Cottage Motel - Features in-room kitchens, free parking, and free rollaway beds. This 4-star cottage is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview - Offers a restaurant, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star hotel.

Cranbury Court Apartments Queenstown - Features in-room kitchens, free parking, and free WiFi. This 4-star apartment is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Heritage Queenstown - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the breakfast options at this 4.5-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Queenstown?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Queenstown.

  • Hottest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 69°F
  • Coldest months: July, August, June, and May, with an average temperature of 36°F
  • Driest months: August, October, March, and September, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, October, March, and September, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches

What Should We See and Do in Queenstown?

Coronet Peak Ski Area, Toi o Tahuna, and Fear Factory Queenstown are interesting attractions you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Queenstown. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Creative Queenstown Arts & Crafts Market and TSS Earnslaw Steamship.

Queenstown is also well-known for its:
  • Tours
  • Skiing
  • Mountain views
  • Recreation options

Frequently asked questions

What's Queenstown like for family-friendly holidays?
The destination of Queenstown is a good option if you’ve been considering a getaway with the children. The lake views, recreation options and local tours are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Arrange a flight into Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Wanaka (WKA), which is located 35.7 mi (57.5 km) from the city centre.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Queenstown?
Heritage Queenstown is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Mercure Queenstown Resort is another good choice for your stay with the kids.
What's the seasonal weather like in Queenstown?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Queenstown is 997 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Queenstown?
While you and your family are holidaying in Queenstown, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Skyline Gondola and Shotover Jet. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables Ski Area and Walter Peak High Country Farm.

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