Distinction Hotels

NZ Wide Hotels & Conference Centres

BEST RATEGUARANTEE DEALS Vouchers

Te Anau, Fiordland

Ideal holiday base for all your Fiordland travel
Distinction Hotels provide stylish accommodation & FREE unlimited WiFi, in one of New Zealand’s most popular scenic areas - Te Anau, gateway to the stunning Milford Sound & Doubtful Sound.

Dunedin, Otago

Discover storied histories & modern comforts
Historic buildings & sites including a chief post office and a former brewery have been reimagined and lovingly restored. Choose to stay at one of Dunedin's most charming historic buildings in the heart of the city or relax at Dunedin's only garden hotel on the doorstep to the Botanic Garden.

Whangarei, Northland

Your gateway to sub-tropical Northland!
With 2 central Whangarei hotels located opposite the new Hundertwasser Art Centre, bustling Town Basin Marina and the iconic Hatea River it's easy to see why business travellers and holiday-makers alike "LOVE IT HERE".

Christchurch, Canterbury

Check-In to the city from $199 per night
Distinction Christchurch Hotel is an urban escape combining sophisticated smarts & familiar warmth, whilst standing proud amongst the buzz of the rejuvenation of Cathedral Square.

Hamilton, Waikato

Explore Waikato then relax in a luxurious superior room
Unwind after a busy day in a refurbished Superior Room at Distinction Hamilton.
Ideal for business travellers or those seeking a getaway to Hamilton & the Waikato region.

Rotorua, Bay of Plenty

Stay & discover world class mountain biking trails
Sleep easy knowing you and your mountain bike are taken care of at the 4 star Distinction Rotorua Hotel which offers FREE resort like facilities for you to relax after a day on the trails.

New Plymouth, Taranaki

NOW OPEN: Distinction New Plymouth
Located on the doorstep of key New Plymouth attractions, restaurants and bars. Whether you're visiting the Taranaki region for business or busy sightseeing you'll love our central New Plymouth location.

Palmerston North, Manawatu

Ideal for business travellers
Two 4-star Distinction Hotels situated in the heart of Palmerston North’s buoyant CBD present a range of hotel & motel accommodation + FREE unlimited WiFi. Ideal for those who appreciate great value, convenience and excellent accommodation.

Fox Glacier, West Coast

Revel in warmth & comfort of one of the world's distinctive places
Distinction Fox Glacier offers luxury accommodation in a modern, purpose-built hotel surrounded by stunning mountains. Sumptuous breakfasts are served each morning in preparation for your day of adventure + enjoy FREE unlimited WiFi.

Twizel, Mackenzie Region

Revel at the night sky's brilliance from your billion-star accommodation.
The spacious gardens and iconic mountain silhouette are a key feature of this idyllic setting, located a short walk from the Twizel town centre. Distinction Twizel offers spacious hotel rooms, each with a high level of personal comfort and convenience, perfect for all seasons.

Omarama, Waitaki District

Mountain vista accommodation in the middle of everywhere
As a junction town and with 2 hotels to choose from, Omarama is the perfect base for exploring the myriad of attractions on offer no matter the direction you choose.

Wanaka, Central Otago

Apartments & resort facilities perfect for all seasons
Nestled in a quiet Lake Wanaka location with wonderful mountain views, Alpine Resort Wanaka - Managed by THC Hotels & Resorts offers stylish, self-contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, each with a high level of personal comfort and convenience, perfect for all seasons.

A warm welcome from New Zealand’s premier hotel group, Distinction Hotels

great hotels in great places! 100% new zealand owned & operated

New Zealand Wide Accommodation
The Distinction Hotels Group prides itself on offering quality, comfortable accommodation with the highest standard of service to visitors exploring the beauty of New Zealand's most captivating regions.

Gold Collection 4.5-Star Accommodation
The 100% New Zealand owned & operated hotel group currently operate three superior 4.5-star properties under the Distinction Hotels premier Gold Collection brand in Dunedin, Christchurch and a smaller boutique property in Fox Glacier. In June 2025 Distinction Hotels look forward to opening another gold collection 4.5 star hotel in Invercargill. The addition of 150 hotel rooms and suites will assist with the city's accommodation offering, helping to bolster Southland tourism and support large events.

Silver Collection 4-Star Accommodation
Eleven other 4-star properties in both the North and South Island's of New Zealand are presented under the Silver Collection brand. These include Whangarei, Hamilton, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Twizel, Omarama, 2 hotel properties in both Te Anau and Palmerston North and a garden lodge in Dunedin.

Discovery Hotels 3-Star Accommodation
In 2011 the group launched their 'sister' Discovery Hotels brand. Discovery Hotels offer a range of great value 3 star accommodation options to suit all travellers, combined with true outstanding 'Kiwi' hospitality. Discovery Hotels are currently located in Whangarei and Omarama.

Book Direct For the Best Price Guaranteed. Join D Club & SAVE a Further 10%...
Become a preferred member of the Distinction Hotels D-Club and you will receive instant discounts on the best available room rate of the day, every time you book direct at any of our New Zealand owned and operated hotels + receive exclusive offers through our club e-newsletter. Join our D-Club for FREE today.
Join the 'D' club

 

OUR DISTINCTIVE DESTINATIONS

Explore our nationwide hotels and conference centres

See hotel map

Te Anau, Fiordland

Ideal holiday base for all your Fiordland travel
Distinction Hotels provide stylish accommodation & FREE unlimited WiFi, in one of New Zealand’s most popular scenic areas - Te Anau, gateway to the stunning Milford Sound & Doubtful Sound.

Dunedin, Otago

Discover storied histories & modern comforts
Historic buildings & sites including a chief post office and a former brewery have been reimagined and lovingly restored. Choose to stay at one of Dunedin's most charming historic buildings in the heart of the city or relax at Dunedin's only garden hotel on the doorstep to the Botanic Garden.

Whangarei, Northland

Your gateway to sub-tropical Northland!
With 2 central Whangarei hotels located opposite the new Hundertwasser Art Centre, bustling Town Basin Marina and the iconic Hatea River it's easy to see why business travellers and holiday-makers alike "LOVE IT HERE".

Christchurch, Canterbury

Check-In to the city from $199 per night
Distinction Christchurch Hotel is an urban escape combining sophisticated smarts & familiar warmth, whilst standing proud amongst the buzz of the rejuvenation of Cathedral Square.

Hamilton, Waikato

Explore Waikato then relax in a luxurious superior room
Unwind after a busy day in a refurbished Superior Room at Distinction Hamilton.
Ideal for business travellers or those seeking a getaway to Hamilton & the Waikato region.

Rotorua, Bay of Plenty

Stay & discover world class mountain biking trails
Sleep easy knowing you and your mountain bike are taken care of at the 4 star Distinction Rotorua Hotel which offers FREE resort like facilities for you to relax after a day on the trails.

New Plymouth, Taranaki

NOW OPEN: Distinction New Plymouth
Located on the doorstep of key New Plymouth attractions, restaurants and bars. Whether you're visiting the Taranaki region for business or busy sightseeing you'll love our central New Plymouth location.

Palmerston North, Manawatu

Ideal for business travellers
Two 4-star Distinction Hotels situated in the heart of Palmerston North’s buoyant CBD present a range of hotel & motel accommodation + FREE unlimited WiFi. Ideal for those who appreciate great value, convenience and excellent accommodation.

Fox Glacier, West Coast

Revel in warmth & comfort of one of the world's distinctive places
Distinction Fox Glacier offers luxury accommodation in a modern, purpose-built hotel surrounded by stunning mountains. Sumptuous breakfasts are served each morning in preparation for your day of adventure + enjoy FREE unlimited WiFi.

Twizel, Mackenzie Region

Revel at the night sky's brilliance from your billion-star accommodation.
The spacious gardens and iconic mountain silhouette are a key feature of this idyllic setting, located a short walk from the Twizel town centre. Distinction Twizel offers spacious hotel rooms, each with a high level of personal comfort and convenience, perfect for all seasons.

Omarama, Waitaki District

Mountain vista accommodation in the middle of everywhere
As a junction town and with 2 hotels to choose from, Omarama is the perfect base for exploring the myriad of attractions on offer no matter the direction you choose.

Wanaka, Central Otago

Apartments & resort facilities perfect for all seasons
Nestled in a quiet Lake Wanaka location with wonderful mountain views, Alpine Resort Wanaka - Managed by THC Hotels & Resorts offers stylish, self-contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, each with a high level of personal comfort and convenience, perfect for all seasons.

Distinction News

Out latest updates across New Zealand

SEE ALL NEWS