Where to go and what to do nearby
New Zealand hotels and motels with a jacuzzi, spa bath is a surprisingly short list. The joy, the bliss of soaking in a warm scented spa bath with jets of warm water massaging your muscles is bliss. Here is your bucket list of places to stay with a private spa bath, jacuzzi.
Some of the best private jacuzzi, spa baths are located in mid-range motels. Usually with a shower head over the delectable jets of warm water.
AUCKLAND, NZ – WHERE TO STAY WITH A PRIVATE JACUZZI / SPA BATH?
Warblers Retreat is a luxury eco-lodge on 5 acres of regenerating forest just outside Albany on Auckland’s North Shore. While this tub isn’t in the room, it’s on the deck, and and very private, forest bathing at its best. Beautifully appointed room opens fully into the regenerating forest. This is a favourite for small wedding parties.
Centrally located Auckland city hotel overlooking Grey’s Avenue and the nearby park this is the hotel for spa bath buffs. The glorious spa bath is a delux king spa with wooden louver shutters opening out to the main room if desired. There is a private balcony overlooking Myer’s Park.
SO/ Auckland has some rooms with magnificent bathtubs. You’ll love the thrill of taking a bath next to floor-to-ceiling windows with incredible city views. Perfect for laying back with a glass of wine at night, soaking those tired muscles, and relaxing. While not a spa bath, these are baths with exhilarating Auckland city views. Find sanctuary within SO/Auckland’s vibrant wellness centre, SO/SPA, brought to life by world-class experts with specialists including naturopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, rehabilitation and yoga therapy.
Luxury lodge and spa on Waiheke Island where vineyards are a short stroll away. Bathrooms feature a magnificent rain shower and deep bath, designed to maximise complete relaxation. If you slide open the full-length window, it’s like bathing outside. So run a hot bath, pour a glass of chilled Waiheke Chardonnay and feel the breeze on your face. While there are no jets of warm water there is a magnificent view.
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WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND WHILE ON HOLIDAY?
There is plenty of attractions and things to do in Auckland the place is buzzing …
- Three wine districts Waiheke Island, Matakana and historic West Auckland
- Two harbours with Hauraki Gulf Islands to explore
- Pasifika polynesian culture and authentic local Maori experiences
- Foodie and urban vibe scene as befitting Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest city
- Auckland is where nature is not a destination it in the backyard
For more information read Auckland attractions, activities, things to do, places to go.
Braemar Lodge & Spa – HANMER SPRINGS, CANTERBURY
Located in the heart of Braemar Lodge & Spa, the day spa is a great place to escape from it all and spend some quality pampering time.
Offering the largest suites in Hanmer Springs and only a 10 minute drive from the village, the Lodge boasts outstanding views across the valley towards the mountains and alpine forests. Perfect for those wanting to be close to the numerous activities and visitor experiences in and around the township, but far enough away for peace and tranquillity. Our therapist offers a wide range of facial, massage and body treatments to cater to all needs.
- Please see our spa menu to discover the treatments on offer.
- We request guests to book a week prior online, to avoid disappointment. Our spa is very popular! No walk-ins allowed.
- We will contact you for payment 48 h prior to your treatment.
- Please note couples massages must be booked directly with lodge and are subject to availability of a second therapist.
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WAIKATO, HAMILTON – WHERE TO STAY WITH A PRIVATE JACUZZI / SPA BATH?
PARK VIEW MOTOR LODGE – HAMILTON
Funky fun decor, a touch of European luxury in the heart of Hamilton and an excellent reason to visit the Waikato, the unsung hero of New Zealand tourism. Functional clean and who needs a view when the world is reduced to double spa with jets of warm comfort washing over you.
RED EARTH GARDENS ACCOMMODATION – WAIKATO
A luxurious B&B in a beautiful 4 acre garden. Red Earth is affordable pampering at its best. Personalised and you are definitely not part of the crowd. Extra pampering can be added on at the time of booking.Includes massages, reflexology, reiki, gin experience, pizzas, and karaoke machine.
Disclaimer the spa pool is shared however the white, light contemporary decor is a treat. And the location perfect for visiting one of BEST BITS favourite small towns.
BKs PREMIER MOTEL – HAMILTON
Another gem in the Waikato, Hamilton with a spa suite for whose visitors wishing to massage tired muscles with jets of warm water.
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WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN HAMILTON, WAIKATO?
- Hamilton Gardens imaginative fantasy to renaissance topiary
- Waikato Museum Te Whare Taongo O Waikato local stories
- Arts Post Gallery & Shops superb shopping for unique gifts
- Hamilton Lake Domain leafy open spaces, playgrounds and lake
- Hamilton Zoo meet African animals
- Raglan surf, sand a classic summer escape for locals
- Waikato River walks & trails
- Te Awa shared trail for bikes & people
WHERE TO STAY IN TAUPO, ROTORUA WITH A SPA BATH, JACUZZI?
A major hub for overseas and local tourists, Taupo and in particular Rotorua is stocked to the rafters with massage, therapeutic and traditional geothermal experiences. Check out Rotorua hot water pools & thermal waters, where to go – Best Bits and consider the option of deciding to locate yourself as close as possible to your new favourite hot pool with a mud massage as a must-do experience.
KINGS ON PEACE – ROTORUA
One bedroom superior suite have excellent facilities from pod coffee, high speed Wifi and private outdoor balcony including hot tub and BBQ.
SACRED WATERS APARTMENT – TAUPO
On the shores of New Zealand’s favorite lake sits Taupo’s Number One luxury lakefront accommodation, Taupo Sacred Waters Luxury Lakefront Apartments. Overlooking Lake Taupo this stylish luxury apartment complex provides an outstanding experience for visitors to the lakeside City of Taupo New Zealand. Sacred Waters Luxury Lakefront apartments are Taupo’s most central luxury accommodation choice. An easy walk to Central Taupo and a short drive to any Taupo tourist activity. Sacred Waters Taupo is Qualmark 5 Star internationally rated. Check out you have booked the apartment with a thermal hot tub on the private balcony.
Luxury, comfort with a view and SPA BATH and HOT TUB outside on your private balcony. Beautifully appointed rooms with views of Lake Taupo. The location is lakeside with the self-sericed motel style accommodation having one bedroom studios, superior and luxury apartments all with their own private spa baths. There is a heated swimming pool and thermal water spa pool.
Definitely a touch of luxury in the well thought out apartments.
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TARANAKI, NEW PLYMOUTH, WHERE TO STAY WITH A PRIVATE JACUZZI, SPA BATH?
PLYMOUTH INTERNATIONAL – NEW PLYMOUTH, TARANAKI
PLYMOUTH SUITES, fresh and bright the apartment has a double spa bath.
Book a newly refurbished Plymouth Suite and spend your stay surrounded by the superior comforts of a luxury, dual level apartment.Upstairs, relax and unwind in your double spa bath and take in the magnificent views of Mount Taranaki and the city skyscape from your private balcony before retiring to a king bed.
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WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN TARANAKI, NEW PLYMOUTH WHILE ON HOLIDAY?
- Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre
- Garden city with landscapes a plenty to satisfy everyone
- Coastal walkway with Rewa Rewa bridge with a selfie against the iconic Mt Taranaki
- Goblin fantasy walk surrounded by the misty beautiful Mt Taranaki National Park forests
- Surf Highway road trip and discover your inner surfing dude
WHERE TO STAY IN THE HAWKES BAY, NAPIER WITH A PRIVATE JACUZZI, SPA BATH?
TE MATA LODGE – HAWKES BAY
Check out the SPA STUDIO. Comfortable super king bed with high quality linen, cosy classic armchairs and your own individually controlled freshwater spa pool. The spa pool is situated in a spacious well maintained bathroom. The lodge suite has a fully equipped kitchen. Superb location for Hawkes Bay wine trails, exploration of Havelock North.
BIRDS EYE VIEW (GREAT FOR COUPLES) ACCOMMODATION – HAWKES BAY
A HOT TUB with vineyards, wineries and leisurely courtyard brunches on the bucket list. Located in Havelock North with Black Barn Vineyeards. Boasting a hot tub, Birds Eye View is situated in Havelock North. The air-conditioned accommodation is 7 km from Black Barn Vineyards, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.
The apartment has 1 bedroom, 3 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with garden views.
One bed apartments have a double sized spa bath in a spacious bathroom. Charming Havelock North is conveniently located for wine tours. Combined with an attractive shopping main street, cafes, boutique clothing shops, galleries and jewellers it is a great place for a short break in the Hawkes Bay. Check beforehand when booking to ensure you book the rooms with the jacuzzis.
Interesting room design with an enormous fresh water spa bath placed in the main bedroom. Additionally there is a spacious bathroom and shower. Check you have booked the studio suites with the jacuzzi beforehand. Well located on the beachfront with key Napier attractions a short walk away. Ocean facing suites have panoramic views of the sea and Napier promenade.
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WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN NAPIER, HAWKES BAY, NEW ZEALAND?
- Napier, art deco art and architecture + foodie treats a marriage made in holiday heaven
- Vineyards, wine trails on shared cycle / walking pathways
- Explore Cape Kidnappers and marvel at the ocean going gannets as they soar overhead
- The great outdoors, summer journeys throughout the Hawkes Bay
- Immersive Maori heritage & archeological tours
Read more abou the Hawkes Bay.
WHERE TO STAY IN WELLINGTON – LOWER NORTH WITH A PRIVATE SPA BATH, JACUZZI?
AUBYN COURT SPA MOTEL – PALMERSTON NORTH
Surprisingly reasonable with a private spa bath in every unit. Palmerston North is primarily a university / agricultural town yet is close to several major attractions
- Waitomo Caves
- NZ Rugby Museum
- Te Manawa Museum
Large suite with spa bath and balcony. Boutique hotel. Situated on the 18th floor, this refurbished apartment offers two bedrooms and stunning views over the city, western hills and harbour. The master bedroom boasts a large walk-in wardrobe and ensuite with a spa bath and double shower.
FIVE STAR INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL WELLINGTON
A classic luxury hotel smack back in the heart of the city with harbour views and walking distance to key attractions. On the upper levels of the hotel are premium rooms with a spa bath and walk in shower.
A great place for people with a vehicle and a budget. The spa bath has an overhead shower head. A functional, well maintained property with Wellywood nearby and other attractions on a regular bus route. There are no trains to Evans Bay.
Affordable accommodation in the suburb of EVENS BAY with its convenient access to the Wellington motorway system travelling north or south. Great pops of colour and cheerful decor create a welcoming atmosphere. Newlands is definitely off the beaten path however this well priced accommodation complete with spa bath could be your home away from home while exploring Wellington. Not all apartments have a spa bath check beforehand before confirming your booking.
A ideal location for cricket fans with the stadium directly opposite, Within walking distance of hip, cool Courtney Place and the eateries frequenting the area. While access means circumnavigating the busy massive roundabout leading to the motorway system the motel is well placed for public transport. It is very functional motel with standard decor and only some units have a spa bath. Check beforehand to avoid disappointment while booking.
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WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN WELLINGTON AND LOWER NORTH ISLAND?
Wellington is a little city yet big on things to do and see. The underrated tourist destination offers a cityscape of painted houses marching up and down steep hills, outdoors walks captilsing on the stunning views and enough museums to gladden the heart of any heritage buff
- Check out Wellywood where movie magic happens
- Indulge and eat your way through the Friday night Cuba Street market with live entertainment
- Explore Matiu Somes Island, a former quarantine station
- Find out what happens in Petone, Lower Hutt, shopping, walks, galleries
- Te Papa National Museum of Aotearoa New Zealand is a visual feast describing NZ and its place in the world through interactive displays
- Take a day and find the TOP-10 things to do in Wairarapa, trip guide, what to see
Find out more in the Wellington travel guide.
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