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Hilton broadens footprint on South Island

Hilton broadens footprint on South Island

Two years after its opening, Hilton Queenstown has expanded its ambitions on the country’s South Island and re-established itself as Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa.

“We felt somewhat confined by the original name, which didn’t quite communicate the expansiveness of the guest experience here,” said Andrew Nisbet, general manager.

“As a resort and spa, we’re really embracing this destination as a place to experience some of the greatest natural wonders and most exhilarating pursuits available in all New Zealand.” Nisbet added.

To mark its new conception, the resort has unveiled a new spa package, “Escape to eforea”.

Hilton has four properties spread throughout the country, with the Queenstown location being the only resort & spa.


Situated at the foothills of the Remarkables mountain range, the property is a jumping off point for skiing and snowboarding in the winter and exploring hiking and biking trails in the summer, as well as the numerous adventure sports in the surrounding area, including Bungee Jumping, which began in New Zealand.

The resort is located only five minutes from Queenstown International Airport, and just a 15-minute drive or eight-minute water taxi ride into the centre of Queenstown.