Beersheba Estate
Beersheba Estate

5 Best Luxury Accommodation in Invercargill

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Luxurious Stays in Invercargill

Retreat to the southernmost city of New Zealand and stay in one of the city’s lavish accommodations. From historic boutique B&Bs to stylish hotels, the luxury offering in Invercargill is small yet varied. Celebrate a special occasion by staying in a rural estate with gorgeous woodlands or indulge in a luxury motel suite where you can watch TV from your spa bath! So take a look at this list of the best luxury accommodation in Invercargill to find out some of our top recommendations.

For inspiration for things to do during your stay in Invercargill, check out 10 Amazing Things to Do in Invercargill and 5 Amazing Day Trips from Invercargill.

1. Beersheba Estate

Tucked away on a rural property on the outskirts of Invercargill, yet only a short drive away from all of the action, Beersheba Estate is your luxury retreat in Southland. The expansive property encompasses ponds and woodland gardens that attract local birds like the tui, fantail and wood pigeon. The accommodation itself is wrapped in luxury, from the distinctive stained-glass window entrance to the gourmet breakfast served in front of the log fire. Beersheba Estate offers a self-contained cottage, as well as two bed & breakfast rooms with private entrances to the patio and grounds.

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Beersheba Estate© Beersheba Estate

2. Safari Lodge

A five-star B&B experience, Safari Lodge offers a true locals experience on the edge of Queens Park. The Tudor-style manor oozes with historical charm with four-poster beds and period furniture to complement the experience. There are four rooms available for couples or solo travellers, each featuring merino wool pile underlay and a cosy goose down duvet. As for the rest of the house, unwind with your loved one in the conservatory spa pool, challenge each other to a game of pool, and enjoy full cooked breakfasts by the fire.

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Safari Lodge© Safari Lodge

3. The Lodges at Transport World

One of Invercargill’s most popular attractions just happens to offer six boutique lodges with a hit of luxury. Conveniently located across the road from Bill Richardson Transport World (more info on Viator and Tripadvisor), The Lodges gives you the option to order evening meals from the on-site Grille restaurant and enjoy continental breakfasts free of charge. Each two-bedroom apartment is modernly-appointed with king beds, a gas fire, three TVs, a kitchenette, chocolates and treats, outdoor areas to relax in and more. Learn more about Transport World in 10 Amazing Things to Do in Invercargill.

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The Lodges At Transport World© The Lodges At Transport World

4. Homestead Villa Motel

While a motel might not be your first choice of luxury accommodation, you might think again when you look at the Homestead Villa Motel. While the 4.5-star motel located just a short walk from the city centre offers a range of motel units, their Luxury Suite is something special. The attractive suite with lavish furniture and ornaments features a bedroom with a king bed, a fully-equipped kitchen with an espresso machine and a large tiled bathroom with a double spa bath, a separate shower and a large flatscreen TV(?!) Guests also have access to a private balcony. See more accommodation like this in 7 Best Family Accommodation in Invercargill.

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Homestead Villa Motel© Homestead Villa Motel

5. Ascot Park Hotel

One of your more luxurious hotel options in Invercargill, Ascot Park Hotel offers a range of superbly-appointed rooms on the edge of the city. While there are some entry-level rooms available, the Superior Queen room is stylishly designed and fits a couple of friends or a family. An alternative stay can be enjoyed in the One-Bedroom Apartments where you’ll have your own cooking facilities and a spa bath to indulge in. While you might have your own kitchen facilities, don’t miss the opportunity to dine at the on-site Emberz Restaurant specialising in southern cuisine. In summer, share a platter in the restaurant’s courtyard or relax in the casual setting of the Emberz Bar.

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Ascot Park Hotel© Ascot Park Hotel


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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