The Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in New Zealand

Where to Stay for your Anniversary, Honeymoon, or Proposal Trip in New Zealand

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Are you looking for a hotel for a romantic getaway in New Zealand? You're in the right place because we've analyzed all of the hotels here based on key criteria for a couples trip to New Zealand. Based on amenities, price, location, guest ratings, and more, below you'll find plenty of romantic options. Whether you're planning a couple's get away, a wedding night, a honeymoon, or a romantic staycation, New Zealand is home to some amzing luxurious romantic hotels and resorts, perfect for couples seeking a romantic escape. Maybe you're celebrating an anniversary? Whether you're celebrating your 1st anniversary, your 5th, 10th, 25th, or even your 50th anniversary, these hotels have plenty of romantic amenities. Or, perhaps you're just looking for a break from the kids? Or maybe you're looking for a great hotel for Valentine's Day or New Year's Eve? New Zealand has plenty of options for a romantic experience. From luxury hotels with honeymoon suites to cozy boutique hotels or B&B's offering romance packages, you'll find everything you need here. Indulge in a relaxing hot tub or jacuzzi, enjoy breakfast in bed, and spend quality time with your significant other surrounded by luxurious amenities. You might be looking for a romantic date hotel in New Zealand, or maybe you're planning a full-blown wedding night or honeymoon experience. Either way, below is a terrific range of romantic hotels to fit your needs, all within close proximity to fantastic restaurants and dining options along with fun activities and attractions. So, grab that special someone and start planning your romantic getaway in New Zealand.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

InterContinental Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $175 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for A Couple's Getaway to New Zealand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Room service

Located at 2 Grey Street, InterContinental Wellington has great rooms from $175 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, scuba diving, and snorkeling. It has a terrific 8.70 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, couples will especially love a bar, parking, a kid-friendly buffet, hiking, and child care at this terrific hotel. The indoor pool here is terrific, and makes for a great place to relax and have fun no matter what the weather is like.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Breakfast in the room
More Great Amenities
  • Fitness center
  • Parking
  • Hiking
  • Pets allowed
  • Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop


Mangapapa Hotel

Hastings, New Zealand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $184 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Romantic Getaway Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Room service

A great place to stay is Mangapapa Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $184. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, it also has a great guest rating of 9.30 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 466 Napier Road. This romantic hotel is also nice because it offers breakfast, hiking, rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, and golf which honeymooners will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Having a kitchenette is a nice way for you to have some meals in the room, too.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Luxury
More Great Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Breakfast included
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Refrigerator
  • Wedding services


Parehua Resort

Martinborough, New Zealand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $133 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a Romantic Trip to New Zealand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Room service

We found Parehua Resort to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $133. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.10 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 52 New York Street West. You'll also find outdoor tennis, hiking, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, and laundry services which couples will love. And this relaxing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. We always love being able to cook meals in a hotel room, and the kitchen here was a nice touch. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for couples hotels.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Winery
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Breakfast in the room
More Great Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Wedding services


River Rock Estate

Cromwell, New Zealand
Bed & Breakfast with prices starting at $137 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Very Romantic Hotel in New Zealand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for couples hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Room service
  • Heated pool
  • Adults only

With terrific rooms from $137, River Rock Estate, at 1 Shortcut Road provides skiing, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and mountain views. Its terrific guest rating is 9.60 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Couples will really like this fun hotel which also offers rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, golf, and a winery. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Everyone loves a good hot tub, and this one is really nice. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for couples hotels.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Winery
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Adults only
  • Breakfast in the room
More Great Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Heated pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort

Pauanui, New Zealand
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $160 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great for a Honeymoon or a Quick Getaway
  • Beach
  • Room service
  • Heated pool

Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort has a great guest rating of 8.50 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. The great rooms here start at $160 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Mount Avenue. Furthermore, it also offers a bar, outdoor tennis, hiking, rooms with kitchens, and rooms with kitchenettes, which is nice for couples. Just a short drive from the city center, this charming hotel is a terrific choice. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Breakfast in the room
More Great Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Heated pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Wedding services
  • Beach


Mercure Queenstown Resort

Queenstown, New Zealand
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $126 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Hotel for an Anniversary celebration in New Zealand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Room service

The great guest rating of Mercure Queenstown Resort is 8.10 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, skiing, room service, a casino, and a restaurant. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $126, and it's located at Sainsbury Road. We also love the a fitness center, scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet which are great for honeymooners. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The swimming pool is fantastic and lots of fun, too. The price of this hotel is less than average for couples hotels, which makes it a great value.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Spa/Wellness
More Great Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Casino
  • Fitness center
  • Hiking
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Wedding services


Chateau Marlborough

Blenheim, New Zealand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $85 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Anniversary Trip Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Room service

A cool place is Chateau Marlborough because it has great rooms that start at $85. It has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Corner High & Henry Street. Only a short distance from the city center, couples will especially love hiking, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, and laundry services at this terrific hotel. Getting room service delivered is always a nice luxury. It's also less than the average price for couples hotels, so it's a great value.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Breakfast in the room
More Great Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Wedding services


Heritage Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $119 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for A Couple's Getaway to New Zealand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Room service
  • Heated pool

Heritage Auckland offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $119 (before taxes). It's located at 35 Hobson Street and has earned a guest rating of 7.80/10. This romantic hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, parking, outdoor tennis, rooms with kitchens, and rooms with kitchenettes which couples will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. The heated pool is comfortable, relaxing, and fun for everyone. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for couples hotels.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
More Great Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Fishing
  • Heated pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Wedding services


Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa

Queenstown, New Zealand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $244 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Romantic Getaway Hotel
  • Room service

Located at 8 Duke Street, Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa has great rooms from $244 (before taxes). It offers skiing, room service, a casino, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 8.70 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find a bar, parking, a kid-friendly buffet, mountain views, and child care which couples will love. And this relaxing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Spa/Wellness
More Great Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Casino
  • Fitness center
  • Parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Coffee shop
  • Wedding services


Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments

Auckland, New Zealand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $110 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a Romantic Trip to New Zealand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Room service
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments which has nice rooms starting at $110. Offering room service, a casino, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, it also has a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Corner Waterloo Quadrant & Princes Street. Honeymooners will really like this fun hotel which also offers parking, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, and laundry services. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for couples hotels.

Couples Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
More Great Amenities
  • Casino
  • Fitness center
  • Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Heated pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Wedding services


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How much do romantic hotels for couples cost in New Zealand?

New Zealand Average Couples Hotel Price
$140

After analyzing 297 couples hotels in New Zealand, we found the average couples hotel price to be a remarkably economical $140. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic couples accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in New Zealand.

The average prices of our suggested couples hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $217
  • 4-star hotels: $136
  • 3-star hotels: $104


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