Search
Generic filters
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in excerpt

Stay

Hot tubs, spa baths, jacuzzi where to stay in the South Island, New Zealand

  • 5 minutes

@RelaxawayHolidayHomes

In this Article

Where to go and what to do nearby

SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND, THE QUEST TO FIND A SPA BATH, JACUZZI CONTINUES …

New Zealand hotels and motels with a jacuzzi, spa bath are 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.

INTERESTING FACT

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.

MARLBOROUGH, BLENHEIM & PICTON WHERE TO STAY FOR A PRIVATE JACUZZI, SPA BATH?

PICTON BEACHCOMBER INN

What a location, in the centre of the vibrant Marlborough Sounds activity with superb harbour views. While the majority of apartments have a spa bath check beforehand you have booked your bucket list requirement.

@Beachcomber Inn Picton
@Beachcomber Inn Picton
@Blenheim Spa Motor Lodge
@Blenheim Spa Motor Lodge

BLENHEIM SPA MOTOR LODGE  – MARLBOROUGH (MID-RANGE)

Mid-range, clean and comfortable motel style units. An excellent choice for spa bath devotees exploring Marlborough. Must confirm beforehand you have booked the apartment with a spa bath as not all apartments have this essential plumbing.

FOR MORE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS IN MARLBOROUGH CHECK OUT

WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND WHILE ON HOLIDAY?

TOP  ATTRACTIONS

Woman in a red dress riding a bicycle in vineyards. View of grapevines Shot in Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand.
Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand.

WHERE TO STAY IN NELSON, NZ TO FIND A PRIVATE SPA BATH, JACUZZI?

@kimiora.eco.resort.kaiteriteri
@kimiora.eco.resort.kaiteriteri

KIMI ORA ECO RESORT – NELSON

Massage, therapeutic treatments, pampering and, of course, private spa baths. The award winning Kimi Ora Eco Resort is a haven after a day hiking the Abel Tasman trail.

CHELSEA PARK MOTOR LODGE

Another Nelson city 4 star apartment complex that’s bright, sunny and has spa baths with an overhead shower head. Remember to book units advertised as ‘spa’ apartments. Location is great as Rutherford Rd runs parallel to the main street attractions. The Lodge is conveniently close to the well regarded Nelson weekend market.

@chelseaparkNZ
@chelseaparkNZ
@Tudor Lodge Motel
@Tudor Lodge Motel

TUDOR LODGE MOTEL

Get out of Nelson into the beach vibe of Tahunanui, just a 5 minute 400m walk to the beach, bars, cafes. This is a refurbished older style motel, well maintained with functional rooms. Reasonably priced means you will not miss out on the essential spa, jacuzzi bath. Remember to check beforehand you have acquired the unit with a spa bath.

TRAILWAYS HOTEL

An ideal Nelson city centre location with the river and harbour nearby. The stylie, contemporary vibe comes with spa baths in most rooms. Book a riverside studio double spa bath with a king bed and explore the Abel Tasman National Park and beyond.

@Trailways Hotel Nelson
@Trailways Hotel Nelson

FOR MORE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS IN NELSON CHECK OUT

Historic Nelson viewed from Cathedral steps
Historic Nelson viewed from Cathedral steps

WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN NELSON, NEW ZEALAND?

Nelson is one of the South Island, NZ premier visitor destinations for Australians with the rest of the world rapidly catching up with the charms of the place.

Read more about what to do in the Nelson travel guide

WHERE TO STAY IN CANTERBURY WITH A SPA BATH, JACUZZI?

HANMER SPRINGS

Hanmer Springs, the geothermal resort town has a world class natural hot pool complex. Simply find your apartment / motel and check out Hanmer Springs travel guide, activities, what to do & see. Top of the list is booking space in the sought after private spa baths of Hanmer Springs pools and spa.

@hanmersprings
@hanmersprings
@BraemarLodgeNZ
@BraemarLodgeNZ

BRAEMAR LODGE

For those who wish a touch of luxury check out BRAEMAR LODGE.

Private balconies with views of the Hanmer Springs. Gas fires and marble bathrooms with double spa jacuzzi baths. There is even the option of an outdoor hot tub for gazing at the stars in the pollution light atmosphere.

MT COOK LAKESIDE RETREAT

Luxury at its best, unique, private and authentic, a TOP PICK.

Guests staying at Ashley Mackenzie Villa have private and exclusive use of Fantail Spa. Named for the small native birds, piwakawaka (fantails) which frequent the area, Fantail Spa’s design captures a harmonious balance of energy and natural elements. Filled with light and open to lake and mountain views, the spa design reflects the natural beauty of its surroundings. Inviting, warm and welcoming, the spa includes a sauna, outdoor hot tub, workout room and massage room. Because Ashley Mackenzie Villa is located in absolute privacy, you can also choose to enjoy a massage outside.

@mtcookretreat
@mtcookretreat
TIP

Plan an evening around the wine cellar observatory – sheer wonder in the pollution free night sky.

@The Lakes Motel
@The Lakes Motel

LAKES MOTEL TWIZEL

Functional, clean tidy motel in the heart of Mt Cook Aoraki district. A great find with a spa bath with overhead shower head in most apartments. Ensure you check beforehand you’ve got the unit with the jacuzzi.

PAVILIONS HOTEL CHRISTCHURCH

What a gem in the middle of Christchurch. Executive Spa Studios are studio units with the luxury of extra space and a spa bath. They feature a separate shower, private spa bath, a kitchenette with microwave and fridge, reverse cycle heat pump/air conditioning units, flat screen TV and secure drive up access.  Excellent value in a well maintained hotel conveniently on Papanui Road

@PavilionsHotelChristchurch
@PavilionsHotelChristchurch
@Aalton Motel
@Aalton Motel

AALTON MOTEL CHRISTCHURCH

Road, close to key attractions. The drawback for spa bath devotees is there is no private spa bath in the apartments; it is a shared motel facility.

ABISKO LODGE

Methven ski fields anyone. Abisko Lodge as a private (for guests). After a complementary sauna and spa to get those muscles ready for more action. This budget option offers a classic lodge accommodation.

@Abisko Lodge
@Abisko Lodge

FOR MORE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS IN CANTERBURY CHECK OUT

Hurunui river in Southern Alps, Canterbury, New Zealand
Hurunui river in Southern Alps

WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN CANTERBURY, NZ?

Year round Canterbury is a drawcard for discerning visitors wishing to avoid the tourist hot spots in the South Island.

  • Savour the majestic beauty of the Southern Alps
  • Relish the natural geothermal warmth of Hanmer Springs resort
  • Spend time in Christchurch with its quaint vintage tram, Port Hills gondola, galleries, Riverside markets, Antarctic Centre, punt on the Avon River and more
  • Ski in Methven on uncrowded slopes

WHERE TO STAY IN OTAGO WITH A SPA BATH, JACUZZI?

RIVER ROCK ESTATE CROMWELL, OTAGO

Vineyard Rooms are a couples getaway artfully set among the vineyard. The star of the show is the hot pools, spa baths and indoor or outdoor hot tubs. A complex in a beautiful setting. The perfect couples’ getaway. Vineyards, cycle trails in the picturesque Otago landscape or simply relaxing, this is a great place to unwind and unpack the cares of the world.

@riverrockestate
@riverrockestate
@BluestoneonGeorge
@BluestoneonGeorge

BLUESTONE ON GEORGE – DUNEDIN

Beautifully appointed motel style apartments with superior twin studio possessing the coveted jacuzzi, spa bath overhead shower head. The complex is situated on one of the major Dunedin arteries providing excellent access to key attractions.

DUNEDIN PALMS MOTEL

Budget holiday accommodation with a private spa bath included as part of the motel unit. Located on High Street, Dunedin.

@Dunedin Palms Motel
@Dunedin Palms Motel
@Allan Court Motel
@Allan Court Motel

ALLAN COURT MOTEL – DUNEDIN

Functional clean motel apartments with the deluxe one bedroom apartment possessing a spa bath. Check it out for details and remember to confirm you have booked the room with the spa bath, jacuzzi.

MOTEL ON YORK – DUNEDIN

Functional clean well maintained premises with superior and deluxe one bedroom units possessing spa bath, jacuzzi. Check it out for details and remember to confirm you have booked the room with the spa bath, jacuzzi.

@Motel On York
@Motel On York

FOR MORE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS IN OTAGO CHECK OUT

Robert Burns statue, Dunedin Town Hall and St. Paul's Cathedral
Robert Burns statue, Dunedin Town Hall and St. Paul's Cathedral

WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN DUNEDIN & OTAGO?

Highlights

  • Architecture in all its stately glory, solid stone buildings reflecting the glory days of Dunedin’s gold mining heritage.
  • Wildlife, especially viewing royal albatross & blue penguin
  • Heritage museums & buildings including Olveston House
  • Quirky museums only found in Dunedin and nowhere else
  • Vibrant contemporary art culture expressed on its city streets and galleries
  • Railway enthusiasts heritage day trips
  • City of hills and valleys, Signal Hill viewpoint
  • Extraordinary beaches with tunnels and boulders worthy of any fantasy.

… READ MORE Dunedin travel guide, best FREE things to see, what to do and for holiday inspiration about Things To Do In Otago § Places to go, Activities, & Sightseeing.

 

WHERE TO STAY IN QUEENSTOWN WITH A SPA BATH, JACUZZI?

Queenstown is considerably more expensive than other locations in New Zealand. Queenstown has considerable accommodation choices however mid-priced choices are few and far between.  Hot tubs, spa pools are a common feature of the comfortable to luxury market with the ski season’s tired achy muscles enjoying a good evening soak.

Due to the popularity of Queenstown expect minimum stay periods of at least 2 nights with 3 – 4 nights not uncommon.

KAMANA LAKEHOUSE

A full service hotel with inhouse dining and beautifully appointed rooms. For the luxury end lakeside lux you will have unobstructed views of the Remarkable mountain range, Lake Wakatipu and the beauty of the Southern Alps from your hot tub.

Treat yourself to a touch of glamour and enjoy the view.

@kamanaqt
@kamanaqt
@Trees & Birdsong
@Trees & Birdsong

TREES AND BIRDSONG ACCOMMODATION

Boasting a spa bath, Trees & Birdsong is situated in Queenstown. The air-conditioned accommodation is 3 km from Skyline Gondola and Luge, and guests benefit from complimentary WiFi and private parking available on site. The holiday home has a hot tub.

LA RESIDENCE DU LAC QUEENSTOWN – luxury

Featuring barbecue facilities, La Residence Du Lac features accommodation in Queenstown with free WiFi and lake views. Right on the edge of Lake Wakatipu, the property has direct access to the Frankton Arm Walkway – an easy track with amazing views that leads to Queenstown in one direction and Frankton in the other. Enjoy your own private spa, hot tub on a private terrace.

@RelaxawayHolidayHomes
@RelaxawayHolidayHomes
@GibbstonValley
@GibbstonValley

GIBBSTON VALLEY LODGE & SPA  – luxury

Gibbston Valley Lodge is nestled within an organic and historic Pinot Noir vineyard and historic winery. The lodge specialises in culinary adventure, and luxurious ‘vinotherapy’ spa treatments and all the spa treatments you can wish for. Stay in a private villa among the vineyards with your own personal hot tub. A popular package is Ride the Vines.

FOR MORE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS IN QUEENSTOWN CHECK OUT

WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN QUEENSTOWN, ARROWTOWN?

The top tourist destination in Aotearoa New Zealand has adventure tours from jet boating, rock climbing, canyoning, skiing, shopping until you drop, fine dining to fine burger joints, entertainment and a nightlife based around movie worthy drop dead gorgeous scenery. Check out Things To Do & See in Queenstown – Best Bits and Arrowtown travel guide, trip activities, what to do & see. For wine buffs Gibbston is a gem Queenstown / Arrowtown day trip wine & cycle trail – Best Bits.

Queenstown, New Zealand @photoholgic
Queenstown @photoholgic

Getting there

… THE SEARCH CONTINUES, CHECK OUT WHERE TO STAY FOR THE BEST JACUZZI, SPA BATH IN THE NORTH ISLAND.

Related articles

Our Partners

x

Enquire

If you have a query about content, travel deals or anything else, our team is happy to answer all your questions 🙂

    Your information is secure, no third party involved.
    100% Safe, secure, privacy guaranteed. Privacy Policy.

    Subscribe