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South Island Hotels, New Zealand

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Intro to South Island hotels and accommodations

What's South Island like?

South Island is a family-friendly place known for its restaurants and cafés. Activities like hiking give you a chance to enjoy the outdoors while you're in town. Collect beach glass at top spots like Sumner Beach and Brighton Beach. Popular sights like Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki are sure to leave an impression.

Where are the best places to stay in South Island?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in South Island:

Hide and Seek

Punakaiki B&B by ocean
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • Central location

Waiorau Homestead

Cardrona upscale B&B with outdoor pool
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Spa tub • Central location

Havenlee Homestay

Adults-only B&B in historical district
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • Walkable location

40 Thornycroft Street Bed and Breakfast

Upscale B&B within easy reach of University of Canterbury
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • Central location

Marchmont Gardens

Adults-only B&B next to golf course
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Golf course • Garden

What types of hotels are available in South Island?

We have 4318 South Island accommodations.

Things to See and Do in South Island

What is there to see in South Island?

  • • Lake Tekapo
  • • Lake Pukaki
  • • Lake Wanaka
  • • Milford Sound
  • • Abel Tasman National Park

What is there to do in South Island?

  • • Tekapo Springs
  • • Hot Tubs Omarama
  • • Gibbston Valley Winery
  • • Shotover Jet
  • • Skyline Gondola

Other Popular South Island Attractions

  • • Church of the Good Shepherd
  • • Aoraki / Mount Cook
  • • Lake Ohau
  • • Franz Josef Glacier
  • • Lake Hawea

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