• Westhaven Retreat
    Westhaven Retreat - Collingwood
  • Mt Rosa Lodge
    Queenstown - Mt Rosa Lodge
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    Hastings/Havelock North - The Manse
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    Kauri Coast - Waipoua Lodge
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    Napier - Breckenridge Lodge
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    Wairarapa - The Summit Lodge
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    Hokitika - Rimu Lodge
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    Rotorua - Nicara Lakeside Lodge
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    Christchurch - Clearview Lodge
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    Tairua - Colleith Lodge

Luxury North Island Accommodation

Waipoua Lodge - Kauri Coast

An authentic and memorable guest experience. Awarded TripAdvisor's 2013, 2014 and 2015 Travellers Choice Award for NZ and South Pacific, Best Luxury Hotel, Small Hotel, Service and Romantic Location.
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Nicara Lakeside Lodge - Rotorua

Luxury custom built lodge on Lake Rotorua. All guest rooms have lake views and ensuites. Relax in informal luxury.
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The Manse – Hastings/Havelock North

Luxury accommodation in the Hastings/Havelock North area offering guests a Kiwi Experience with a European touch. The Manse is the only Qualmark® assessed 5 star boutique lodge in this area.
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Luxury South Island Accommodation

Shelbourne Villa - Nelson

Shelbourne Villa is the only Qualmark assessed 5 star bed and breakfast accommodation in central Nelson City.
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Westhaven Retreat - Collingwood

Luxury accommodation in remote and tranquil surroundings with all rooms and suites enjoying views of the Whanganui Inlet and Kahurangi National Park. Luxury, relaxation, solitude and good old fashion family hospitality.
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Rimu Lodge - Hokitika

Private boutique lodge. Four individually styled ensuite guests rooms overlooking the Hokitika River and Southern Alps in the distance.
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All Properties are graded 5-Star

The majority of Members have been awarded 5 Star by the official New Zealand Tourism Agency “Qualmark” with the citation signifying they are “exceptional-amongst the best In New Zealand“

Qualmark – New Zealand Tourism’s Official Mark of Quality

Qualmark, New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, provides a trusted guide to quality travel experiences. A business displaying the Qualmark symbol assures you, the traveller, that the business has met stringent quality standards and environmental criteria. Qualmark is a government and private sector partnership between Tourism New Zealand and New Zealand Automobile Association. It is backed by leading tourism industry associations.

All Properties Exceed Industry Standards

In addition, each of our members has committed to meeting or exceeding the industry's environmental sustainability targets. Personally hosted by the owners, each property gives you a truly authentic experience and ensures that you will enjoy local insights to help you make the most of your visit to our beautiful country.

Working Farms to Wineries, Historic Houses to Enviro-Lodges

The range of properties within the 5 Star Accommodation group encompasses a broad spectrum of styles. Among our members are working farms and wineries, historic houses and purpose-built enviro-lodges, in urban and country settings. But one thing is held in common - each of our members has a fabulous property with warm and welcoming hosts, and each offers something unique to share with you to make your journey through New Zealand especially memorable.