The Narrows Landing Hotel
The Narrows Landing Hotel

5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Hamilton

© The Narrows Landing Hotel

Romantic Getaways and Honeymoon Accommodation in Hamilton

If the city lights and gorgeous venues like the Hamilton Gardens and Zealong Tea Plantation have captured your heart, then Hamilton will make an amazing destination for a romantic weekend away or even include in your honeymoon itinerary for New Zealand! In either case, you’re going to want to stay in the right accommodation to set the mood. We’ve handpicked some of our favourite romantic accommodation in Hamilton, from luxury hotels to fabulous B&Bs.

For inspiration on what to do in Hamilton, take a look at our 10 Things to Do in Hamilton.

1. The Narrows Landing Hotel

For those seeking a characterful accommodation for a romantic getaway or celebrating a special occasion, set your sights on The Narrows Landing Hotel. The luxury hotel offers two choices of suites for couples, each overlooking the gorgeous hotel gardens and featuring a private balcony. Upgrade to the Deluxe Suite for the added luxury of more space and a spa bath. You never know, the popular wedding venue might even inspire you to tie the knot! Find this hotel in Tamahere. See more recommendations like this in our list of 5 Best Luxury Accommodation in Hamilton.

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The Narrows Landing Hotel© The Narrows Landing Hotel

2. VR Hamilton

For something in the city centre with oodles of character for a romantic stay, check out VR Hamilton. The four-star hotel offers affordable hotel rooms decorated with a romantic Victorian flair. While the Double Rooms provides something affordable, it’s worth upgrading to the Superior Room lots more space, gorgeous furnishings and plenty of room to impress. Plus, there’s free WiFi in all rooms. See more affordable options in our list of 10 Best Budget Accommodation in Hamilton.

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VR Hamilton © VR Hamilton

3. Hadleigh Boutique Lodge

Keep things effortlessly romantic by staying in this all-inclusive B&B 10 minutes from Hamilton city centre. Everything you find at this luxury boutique accommodation is complimentary, from the mini bar in your room stocked with New Zealand wine, beer and mixers to the homebaked treats and goodnight chocolates. On arrival, celebrate your first evening with complimentary cocktails and canapes with the hosts, enjoy gourmet breakfasts and enjoy the spaces for relaxation, such as the library, Red room with a fireplace and glorious gardens. See more accommodations with great food in our 10 Best Accommodation in Hamilton for Foodies.

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Hadleigh Boutique Lodge© Hadleigh Boutique Lodge

4. Awa Retreat

Another fantastic B&B experience, this time alongside the majestic Waikato River, is the Awa Retreat. Stay on the ground floor of a Mid-Century home in your B&B apartment featuring an espresso machine, Bluetooth stereo, free WiFi, free use of bikes, modern ensuite bathrooms, magazines, books, board games and much more. The main event, however, is breakfast, either cooked or continental, served either to your room on to enjoy on the patio nestled in lush riverside vegetation.

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Awa Retreat© Awa Retreat

5. Distinction Hotel & Conference Centre

This four-star hotel has 147 well-appointed rooms offering a contemporary vibe. Stay in luxurious suites or king rooms with sumptuous beds and plush carpets for ultimate comfort. The rooms feature all the hotel basics, like WiFi, a work desk and Sky TV, but you’ll also have access to the hotel’s facilities, such as an indoor swimming pool, spa pools, gym, bar and restaurant. Garnett’s Restaurant serves impeccably presented plates of local specialities and crowd favourites – ideal for a dinner date. Find the Distinction Hotel located just a few minutes drive from the city centre.

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Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference Centre© Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference Centre


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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