New Zealand Average Hotel Costs: Nightly Room Prices by Accommodation Type

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How much do the hotels cost in New Zealand? Here we have analyzed the prices of 1,711 terrific hotels in New Zealand to help you understand how much money you will most likely need for your next amazing trip. Whether you're on a shoestring budget, visting with your family, traveling in luxury, or visiting solo, we have categorized the costs of these fantastic hotels in New Zealand by star-rating, guest rating, amenities, and more. So, let's find out if the best hotels in New Zealand are expensive, and where the best and cheapest hotels can be found.



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How much do hotels cost in New Zealand?

New Zealand Average Hotel Price for 1 Night
$104

Visitors will find a large range of terrific hotel choices when planning a visit to New Zealand. The price of a hotel can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average hotel price in New Zealand based on data from 1,711 hotels is an affordable $104, and the median price is $96.

The average price of a hotel for 3 days in New Zealand is $311.

The average hotel cost for one week in New Zealand is a surprisingly affordable $725, and the average hotel cost for two weeks in New Zealand is a surprisingly affordable $1,449 (not including taxes and fees).


  • 3 Days
    $311
  • One Week
    $725
  • Two Weeks
    $1,449
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How much should I pay to stay in a hotel in New Zealand?

You'll find the budget, mid-range, and luxury New Zealand hotel cost per night displayed below. This chart shows the range of hotel prices for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation, this graph breaks down the costs by price range.



(All hotel prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by Kayak. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

Are Hotels in New Zealand Expensive?

From the chart above, and from our statistical calculations, we can see that the average price for all hotels in New Zealand is $104. Also, the average price for budget hotels in New Zealand is $68. Furthermore, the average price for luxury hotels in New Zealand is $177. So, is a New Zealand expensive? Given the overall cost of living and travel in the area, these prices are not unreasonable. And if you think it's expensive to spend the night in New Zealand, don't worry, as it's quite possible to find hotel rooms with great values for your next trip. We have recommended hotels at various price ranges below.

Also, see our article Best Hotels for One Night in New Zealand for more places to stay.


Prices for the Best Hotels in New Zealand (New Zealand's Top Rated Hotels by Guests)

Are you looking for the best hotel in New Zealand? After we analyzed the 433 best and highest rated hotels (the top 25%), we found a variety of amazing options at different price ranges. The average price of the highest rated hotels is a great value at $128, and the median price is $118. So, here are the price ranges of the best places to stay in New Zealand for your next fantastic trip to this amazing destination.



How much are the best hotels in New Zealand?

Is it expensive to stay in New Zealand? Actually, the prices can be quite affordable. Look for great deals and compare websites on nightly rates for your next booking for an even more amazing rate. Below, you can find out how much you should pay for one of the best hotels in New Zealand. Here are a few of the top rated hotels in New Zealand according to guests.
2358 Herbert-Hampden Road, Waianakarua
Overall Rating 10.0
42c Mahinepua Rd, Mahinepua Bay
Overall Rating 10.0
190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri
Overall Rating 10.0
47 Hallenstein Street, Queenstown
Overall Rating 10.0

If it's your first time here, check out Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in New Zealand for more great places to stay.

Prices for the Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

Looking for New Zealand's best hotels? We'll show you just how expensive hotels are in New Zealand. The average price of the 240 top luxury hotels in New Zealand is $177, and the median price is $173. The price ranges below will help you understand how much these fantastic hotels will cost for your next amazing trip.

How much should I pay to stay in a luxury hotel in New Zealand?

The chart below shows the range of the fantastic luxury hotel prices for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a luxury reservation, this graph tabulates the costs of these terrific hotels by price range. These luxury hotels often include some of New Zealand's best boutique hotels and resorts.



What are the highest rated luxury hotels in New Zealand?

226 State Highway 12, Omapere
Overall Rating 10.0
1 Karewa Place, Hamilton
Overall Rating 10.0

For more details, see Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand for beautiful hotels.

Prices for Mid-Range Hotels in New Zealand

Hotel costs per night in New Zealand are displayed below for mid-range hotels. For the 927 mid-range hotels in New Zealand, the average price is $105, and the median price is $103. These typical New Zealand hotel rooms are a good representation of what is available, because they are in the middle of the total price range while still providing quality amenities.

How much should I pay to stay in a typical mid-range hotel in New Zealand?

The chart below shows the range of very nice moderately priced hotels for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a booking, this graph tabulates the costs of these great accommodation options by price range. These hotels also include some of New Zealand's best bed & breakfasts and vacation rentals.



What are the highest rated mid-range hotels in New Zealand?

98 Hedditch Street, Wanaka
Overall Rating 10.0
72 Herekiekie Street, Turangi
Overall Rating 9.8

Also, see Best Family-Friendly Hotels in New Zealand which has even more great hotels for families with kids.

Prices for Budget Hotels in New Zealand

To find the best cheap hotels in New Zealand, we analyzed the prices of this destination's 544 budget hotels. The average price of these budget hotels is $68, and the median price is $70. The highest rated hotels which are below the average cost are presented below, along with the price ranges of all budget hotels. Now we'll show you just how affordable hotels can be in New Zealand, as the chart below shows the cheapest places to stay in New Zealand.

How much should I pay to stay in a budget hotel in New Zealand?

The chart below shows the range of the terrific budget-friendly hotel prices for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a cheap hotel, this graph tabulates the prices of the great hotels here by range. These surprisingly affordable hotels often include some of New Zealand's best hostels and budget guesthouses, too.



What are the best budget hotels in New Zealand?

Below are some of the top rated cheap hotels in New Zealand. Affordable hotel rooms sometimes have basic furnishings or smaller sizes, but come at some of the best prices and offer the best deals. If you're looking for a cheap hotel room in New Zealand, these hotels are among the best.

11 Ohuka Place, Whitianga
Overall Rating 9.6
2 Moore Street, Timaru
Overall Rating 9.6

For even more affordable places to stay, see Best Cheap Hotels in New Zealand.

Hotels Under $50 in New Zealand

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $50. If you're looking for a cheap hotel on a budget below $50, these places to stay might make a good option.

Where can I sleep in New Zealand under $50?

37 Tramway Rd, Springfield
Overall Rating 9.2
1574 Springbank Road (SH10), Kerikeri
Overall Rating 9.1
600 Waitomo Caves Rd., Waitomo Caves
Overall Rating 9.0
State Highway 73, Arthur's Pass
Overall Rating 9.0

Hotels Under $100 in New Zealand

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $100. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $100, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in New Zealand under $100?

311 Pakowhai Road, Hastings
Overall Rating 10.0
2358 Herbert-Hampden Road, Waianakarua
Overall Rating 10.0
190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri
Overall Rating 10.0
72 Herekiekie Street, Turangi
Overall Rating 9.8

Hotels Under $150 in New Zealand

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $150. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $150, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in New Zealand under $150?

98 Hedditch Street, Wanaka
Overall Rating 10.0
4243 Christchurch Akaroa Road, Little River
Overall Rating 10.0
Ryman's Lane 1 Brown Road, Auckland
Overall Rating 9.8
92 Spence Road, Lower Shotover, R. D. 1, Queenstown
Overall Rating 9.8

Hotels Under $200 in New Zealand

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $200. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $200, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in New Zealand under $200?

226 State Highway 12, Omapere
Overall Rating 10.0
42c Mahinepua Rd, Mahinepua Bay
Overall Rating 10.0
1 Karewa Place, Hamilton
Overall Rating 10.0
22 Scott Street, New Plymouth
Overall Rating 9.8

Hotel Prices by Star Rating for New Zealand

The star ratings of hotels are based on the best amenities and the quality of service instead of guest ratings. Some countries and cities have strict criteria for how hotels are rated based on specific amenities.

Average 5-Star Hotel Price in New Zealand

$154 is the average price of the 102 5-star hotels in New Zealand. The median price for these great hotels is $154.

How much does a 5-star hotel in New Zealand cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 5-star hotel prices for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 5-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category. Many people consider a 4 or 5-star hotel to be a luxury hotel, but that does not mean that you can't find a great deal on these high-end rooms.



Average 4-Star Hotel Price in New Zealand

The average price of the 782 terrific 4-star hotels in New Zealand is $111, and the median price is $103.

How much does a 4-star hotel in New Zealand cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 4-star hotel prices for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 4-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category. Many people consider a 4 or 5-star hotel to be a luxury hotel, but that does not mean that you can't find a great deal on these high-end rooms.



Average 3-Star Hotel Price in New Zealand

After an analysis of 684 excellent hotels, $93 is the average price for the great 3-star hotels in New Zealand, and the median price is $90.

How much does a 3-star hotel in New Zealand cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 3-star hotel prices for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 3-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Average 2-Star Hotel Price in New Zealand

With data for 107 fantastic hotels, $72 is the average price for 2-star hotels in New Zealand, and the median price is $65.

How much does a 2-star hotel in New Zealand cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 2-star hotel prices for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 2-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Average 1-Star Hotel Price in New Zealand

With data for 32 great hotels, the average price for 1-star hotels in New Zealand is $100, and the median price is $90.

How much does a 1-star hotel in New Zealand cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 1-star hotel prices for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 1-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Are Hotels Nice in New Zealand?

New Zealand offers a wide range of accommodation options with hotels up to 5 stars. In fact, the average 5-star hotel guest rating is 8.9 out of 10, and the average price is $154. So, you can absolutely find a quality and nice hotel in the area. The average prices by star rating for hotels in New Zealand is as follows. (Prices are before taxes and fees, and change based on the seasons.)

  • 5-Star Hotels: $154
  • 4-Star Hotels: $111
  • 3-Star Hotels: $93
  • 2-Star Hotels: $72
  • 1-Star Hotels: $100

Also, the average guest rating for each star rating is as follows.

  • 5-Star Hotels: 8.9 out of 10
  • 4-Star Hotels: 8.7 out of 10
  • 3-Star Hotels: 8.4 out of 10
  • 2-Star Hotels: 8.2 out of 10
  • 1-Star Hotels: 8.9 out of 10

Should I Stay in a 4 or 5-Star Hotel in New Zealand?

Let's examine 4-star hotels versus 5-star hotels in New Zealand. Hotels with a 4-star rating generally cost less ($111) than those with a 5-star rating ($154). Also, hotels with a 4-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (8.7) than those with a 5-star rating (8.9).

Should I Stay in a 3 or 4-Star Hotel in New Zealand?

If we compare 3-star versus 4-star hotels in New Zealand, we see some helpful trends. Hotels with a 3-star rating generally cost less ($93) than those with a 4-star rating ($111). Also, hotels with a 3-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (8.4) than those with a 4-star rating (8.7).

Should I Stay in a 2 or 3-Star Hotel in New Zealand?

Looking at the comparison between 2-star hotels versus 3-star hotels in New Zealand, we can see the differences between the prices and guest ratings. Hotels with a 2-star rating generally cost less ($72) than those with a 3-star rating ($93). Also, hotels with a 2-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (8.2) than those with a 3-star rating (8.4).


Prices for Hotels with Pools in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with pools for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with pools, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 402 hotels with pools in New Zealand is $108, and the median price is $102.



What are the best Hotels with Pools in New Zealand?

311 Pakowhai Road, Hastings
Overall Rating 10.0
1 Karewa Place, Hamilton
Overall Rating 10.0

Prices for Ski Hotels and Resorts in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of ski resorts and hotels for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for ski resorts and hotels, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$119 is the average price of the 212 ski resorts and hotels in New Zealand. The median price for these hotels is $109.



What are the best Ski Resorts and Hotels in New Zealand?

26 Totaranui Drive, Taumarunui
Overall Rating 9.9
92 Spence Road, Lower Shotover, R. D. 1, Queenstown
Overall Rating 9.8

Also, see Best Hotels for Skiing in New Zealand for more ideas.

Prices for Hotels with Room Service in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with room service for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with room service, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 796 hotels, $104 is the average price for the hotels with room service in New Zealand, and the median price is $96.



What are the best Hotels with Room Service in New Zealand?

311 Pakowhai Road, Hastings
Overall Rating 10.0
1 Karewa Place, Hamilton
Overall Rating 10.0

Prices for Water Park Hotels in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of water park hotels for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for water park hotels, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 25 water park hotels in New Zealand is $116, and the median price is $111.



What are the best Water Park Hotels in New Zealand?

1 Cobden Crescent, Napier
Overall Rating 9.8
75 Peake Road, RD1, Cambridge
Overall Rating 9.6

Prices for Hotels with Restaurants in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with restaurants for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with restaurants, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$110 is the average price of the 422 hotels with restaurants in New Zealand. The median price for these hotels is $102.



What are the best Hotels with Restaurants in New Zealand?

45 Swindon Street, Ophir
Overall Rating 9.8
128 Aparima Drive, Te Anau
Overall Rating 9.7

Prices for Hotels with Bars in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with bars for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with bars, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 341 hotels, $113 is the average price for the hotels with bars in New Zealand, and the median price is $105.



What are the best Hotels with Bars in New Zealand?

45 Swindon Street, Ophir
Overall Rating 9.8
51 Domett Street, Nelson
Overall Rating 9.7

Also, see Best Party Hotels in New Zealand for more ideas.

Prices for Hotels with Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with scuba diving and snorkeling for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with scuba diving and snorkeling, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 121 hotels with scuba diving and snorkeling in New Zealand is $114, and the median price is $105.



What are the best Hotels with Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in New Zealand?

11 Ohuka Place, Whitianga
Overall Rating 9.6
179 Carlton Street - Otumoetai, Tauranga
Overall Rating 9.6

Also, see Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in New Zealand for more ideas.

Prices for Hotels with Parking in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with parking for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with parking, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$104 is the average price of the 1,587 hotels with parking in New Zealand. The median price for these hotels is $97.



What are the best Hotels with Parking in New Zealand?

98 Hedditch Street, Wanaka
Overall Rating 10.0
311 Pakowhai Road, Hastings
Overall Rating 10.0

Prices for Hotels with Kitchens in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with kitchens for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with kitchens, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 1,342 hotels, $102 is the average price for the hotels with kitchens in New Zealand, and the median price is $96.



What are the best Hotels with Kitchens in New Zealand?

1 Karewa Place, Hamilton
Overall Rating 10.0
311 Pakowhai Road, Hastings
Overall Rating 10.0

Prices for Hotels with a Free Breakfast in New Zealand

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with a free breakfast for a one night stay in New Zealand. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with a free breakfast, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 99 hotels with a free breakfast in New Zealand is $136, and the median price is $130.



What are the best Hotels with a Free Breakfast in New Zealand?

26 Totaranui Drive, Taumarunui
Overall Rating 9.9
92 Spence Road, Lower Shotover, R. D. 1, Queenstown
Overall Rating 9.8

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