Distinction Hotels

NZ Wide Hotels & Conference Centres


Discovery Schools Programme...

Distinctively - in a class of its own

The Distinction Hotels Group operates 14 hotels throughout scenic New Zealand. Plenty of options ideally suited for school groups looking to discover New Zealand’s must see regions.

Safe & secure rooms serviced daily

We offer fantastic rates exclusively for schools


Whangarei, Northland

Set amongst mature landscaped gardens Discovery Settlers Hotel Whangarei provides a great starting point for discovering sub-tropical Northland. Here you can discover culture and heritage, a marine paradise, ancient giant kauri trees, volcanic cones, sand dunes and unique flora. School groups can take advantage of the hotel’s swimming pool, flowing lawns for activities and games and FREE unlimited WiFi.

Te Anau, Fiordland

Te Anau is the gateway to Fiordland – a unique world heritage area and home to the world famous Milford & Doubtful Sounds, rare NZ wildlife, impressive flora and glow worms. Located in the centre of Te Anau, Distinction Luxmore Hotel offers the perfect base to discover this special place.
Our Discovery Schools Program offers affordable and secure 3 - 4 star accommodation, diverse meal options and friendly, helpful service.

Rest Assured!

Towels and bedding are included in the price.
Your rooms are serviced daily
We’ll make sure our well trained team allocate rooms for maximum security and comfort
All rooms have ensuites, which means kids don’t have to leave their room at night
24 hour reception
Free luggage storage

Fuel To Discover

Our on-site restaurants offer a healthy and diverse range of meal options
Breakfast, lunch and dinner group menu plans are available.
BBQ lunch or dinner and packed lunches can also be arranged
Mealtimes can be tailored to your needs to fit your schedule
We are happy to cater for special dietary requests whether it is for allergy, religious or cultural reasons

Discover More Services

All hotels have communal meeting spaces that allow everyone to catch up in, either prior to or at the end of your day’s activities
Swimming pools and/or spas to relax in after a day of discovery
Advice and help with co-ordinating local activities and attractions
WIFI Internet access
Commercial washing machines and dryers available for use
Free bus parking

For help with co-ordinating and planning your next school trip throughout New Zealand please email reservations@distinctionteanau.co.nz or phone +64 3 249 9700.