New Zealand’s best ski hotels are mainly in the South Island and they offer luxury surrounds at the end of a busy day on the slopes.
The hotel currently judged to be the best of all is The Rees Hotel, Queenstown.
It won the title of Best New Zealand Ski Hotel for 2016 at the annual World Ski Awards.
The World Ski Awards are the ‘Oscars’ of the global ski industry. Judges chose Mt Hutt as New Zealand’s Best Ski Resort for 2016.
377 Frankton Rd, Queenstown, Central Otago
Other nominees (not in order)
State Highway 48, Mt. Ruapehu, North Island
93 Beach St, Queenstown, Central Otago
Kawarau Village, 79 Peninsula Rd, Queenstown, Central Otago
Malaghans Rd, Arrowtown, Central Otago
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, South Island
Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, South Island
2016: The Rees Hotel
2014: Crowne Plaza Queenstown
Source: World Ski Awards