South Island Average Hotel Costs: Nightly Room Prices by Accommodation Type

How much do the hotels cost in South Island? Here we have analyzed the prices of 10 hotels in South Island to help you understand out how much money you will most likely need for your next trip. Whether you're on a shoestring budget, visting with your family, traveling in luxury, or visiting solo, we have categorized the costs of hotels in South Island by star-rating, guest rating, and more. So, let's find out if the hotels in South Island are expensive, and where the best and cheapest hotels can be found.


How much do hotels cost in South Island?

South Island Average Hotel Price for 1 Night
$144

Visitors will find a large range of hotel choices when planning a visit to South Island. The price of a hotel can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average hotel price in South Island based on data from 10 hotels is $144, and the median price is $169.

The average hotel cost for one week in South Island is $1,006 (not including taxes and fees).

Also, compare these prices to nearby hotel in Greymouth, Timaru, or Lake Tekapo.

How much should I pay to stay in a hotel in South Island?

The chart below shows the range of hotel prices for a one night stay in South Island. 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.)


Prices for the Best Hotels in South Island (South Island's Top Rated Hotels by Guests)

Are you looking for the best hotel in South Island? After we analyzed the 8 highest rated hotels (the top 25%), we found a variety of options at different price ranges. The average price of the highest rated hotels is $147, and the median price is $178. So, here are the price ranges of the best places to stay in South Island for your next trip.



How much are the best hotels in South Island?

Is it expensive to stay in South Island? Not always. Look for deals on nightly rates for your next booking. Below, you can find out how much you should pay for one of the best hotels in South Island. Here are a few of the top rated hotels in South Island according to guests.

Located at 26 Bowen Drive,
Aoraki Court Motel
has rooms from $183 (before taxes). It offers mountain views, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, and laundry facilities. It has a 9.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests.

A great place to stay is
Te Mahia Bay Resort
which has rooms starting at $169. Offering hiking, rooms with kitchens, laundry facilities, and fishing, it also has a guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from previous guests. (63 Te Mahia Road, off Kenepuru Road)

With rooms from $97,
Lochmara Lodge Wildlife Recovery And Arts Centre
, at Lochmara Bay provides a restaurant, snorkeling, a bar, and hiking. Its guest rating is 8.90 out of 10 from previous guests.

The Lodge At Te Rawa
has a guest rating of 8.80 out of 10, and offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, and breakfast. Rooms here start at $178 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Wilson Bay, Pelorus Sound.

The guest rating of
Lake Brunner Lodge
is 8.40 out of 10. This place has a restaurant, a bar, rooms with kitchens, and a game room. Prices for the rooms are from $100, and it's located at Mitchells, Lake Brunner R.D. 1.

26 Bowen Drive, South Island
Overall Rating 9.3
Lochmara Bay, South Island
Overall Rating 8.9

Hotels Under $100 in South Island

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $100. If you're looking for a cheap hotel on a budget below $100, these places to stay might make a good option.

Where can I sleep in South Island under $100?

Located at Lochmara Bay,
Lochmara Lodge Wildlife Recovery And Arts Centre
has rooms from $97 (before taxes). It offers a restaurant, snorkeling, a bar, and hiking. It has a 8.90 rating out of 10 from previous guests.

A great place to stay is
Lake Brunner Lodge
which has rooms starting at $100. Offering a restaurant, a bar, rooms with kitchens, and a game room, it also has a guest rating of 8.40 out of 10 from previous guests. (Mitchells, Lake Brunner R.D. 1)

With rooms from $80,
Glentanner Park Centre
, at State Highway 80 provides hiking, mountain views, rooms with kitchenettes, and laundry facilities. Its guest rating is 8.30 out of 10 from previous guests.

Hotels Under $150 in South Island

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $150. If you're looking for a cheap hotel on a budget below $150, these places to stay might make a good option.

Where can I sleep in South Island under $150?

Located at 101 Bowen Drive,
Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Lodge
has rooms from $112 (before taxes). It offers room service, hiking, mountain views, and rooms with kitchenettes. It has a 8.20 rating out of 10 from previous guests.

A great place to stay is
Mt Cook Lodge and Motel
which has rooms starting at $148. Offering a restaurant, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and hiking, it also has a guest rating of 8.20 out of 10 from previous guests. (Bowen Road)

Hotels Under $200 in South Island

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 South Island under $200?

Located at 26 Bowen Drive,
Aoraki Court Motel
has rooms from $183 (before taxes). It offers mountain views, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, and laundry facilities. It has a 9.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests.

A great place to stay is
Te Mahia Bay Resort
which has rooms starting at $169. Offering hiking, rooms with kitchens, laundry facilities, and fishing, it also has a guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from previous guests. (63 Te Mahia Road, off Kenepuru Road)

With rooms from $178,
The Lodge At Te Rawa
, at Wilson Bay, Pelorus Sound provides room service, a restaurant, a bar, and breakfast. Its guest rating is 8.80 out of 10 from previous guests.

The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook
has a guest rating of 8.40 out of 10, and offers a restaurant, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and outdoor tennis. Rooms here start at $185 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Terrace Road.

The guest rating of
Furneaux Lodge
is 8.40 out of 10. This place has a restaurant, snorkeling, a bar, and hiking. Prices for the rooms are from $185, and it's located at Furneaux Lodge.

Hotel Prices by Star Rating for South Island

The star ratings of hotels are based on amenities and the level of service, and not guest ratings. Some countries and cities have strict criteria for how hotels are rated based on specific amenities.

Average 5-Star and 4-Star Hotel Prices in South Island

After an analysis of 5 hotels, $115 is the average price for the 4-star hotels in South Island, and the median price is $100.

How much does a 4-star hotel in South Island cost?

The chart below shows the range of 4-star hotel prices for a one night stay in South Island. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a 4-star hotel, this graph breaks down the costs by price range. 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 deal on these high-end rooms.



Prices for Hotels with Kitchens in South Island

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

The average price of the 9 hotels with kitchens in South Island is $139, and the median price is $148.



What are the best Hotels with Kitchens in South Island?

26 Bowen Drive, South Island
Overall Rating 9.3
63 Te Mahia Road, off Kenepuru Road, South Island
Overall Rating 9.2

Prices for Hotels with Parking in South Island

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

$140 is the average price of the 7 hotels with parking in South Island. The median price for these hotels is $148.



What are the best Hotels with Parking in South Island?

26 Bowen Drive, South Island
Overall Rating 9.3
63 Te Mahia Road, off Kenepuru Road, South Island
Overall Rating 9.2

Prices for Hotels with a View in South Island

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with views for a one night stay in South Island. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with views, this graph breaks down the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 7 hotels, $129 is the average price for the hotels with views in South Island, and the median price is $112.



What are the best Hotels with Views in South Island?

26 Bowen Drive, South Island
Overall Rating 9.3
Lochmara Bay, South Island
Overall Rating 8.9

Prices for Hotels with Restaurants in South Island

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

The average price of the 6 hotels with restaurants in South Island is $149, and the median price is $178.



What are the best Hotels with Restaurants in South Island?

Lochmara Bay, South Island
Overall Rating 8.9
Terrace Road, South Island
Overall Rating 8.4

Prices for Hotels with Bars in South Island

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

$149 is the average price of the 6 hotels with bars in South Island. The median price for these hotels is $178.



What are the best Hotels with Bars in South Island?

Lochmara Bay, South Island
Overall Rating 8.9
Terrace Road, South Island
Overall Rating 8.4
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