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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Invercargill

10 Most Romantic Accommodations in Invercargill ❤️ [2024]

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Where to Find Accommodation in Invercargill for Couples

If a New Zealand honeymoon or a romantic getaway has brought you to Invercargill, you are in for a treat. New Zealand’s southernmost city is home to a range of romantic experiences, from bespoke chocolate-making classes to intimate and scenic flights to Stewart Island. In between the exploration, where are the best places to stay for couples? Invercargill has a small but varied choice of romantic accommodation, from luxury B&Bs to modern hotels. Check out some of our top picks in this list of the best romantic accommodations in Invercargill.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Honeymoon & Romantic Getaway Guide to Invercargill and 10 Romantic Things to Do in Invercargill.

1. Whare Manu Boutique Cottage

Tucked away on the shores of Omaui Beach, Whare Manu Boutique Cottage is a romantic luxury getaway for couples. Flowers, chocolates, artisan soaps, bath bombs, a roaring fireplace etc. are lovingly prepared for your arrival at the studio cottage complete with contemporary touches like a kitchenette with an espresso machine, a fully-tiled ensuite and *gasp* an outdoor double spa bath. Note that this luxury accommodation is approximately a 25-minute drive from Invercargill city centre.

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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Invercargill© Whare Manu Boutique Cottage

2. Beersheba Estate

Tucked away on a rural property on the outskirts of Invercargill, Beersheba Estate is a romantic luxury retreat in Southland. The expansive property encompasses ponds and woodland gardens to explore together and also look out for tui, fantails and wood pigeons. The accommodation itself is wrapped in charm, from the distinctive stained-glass window entrance to the luxurious breakfast served in front of the log fire. Beersheba Estate offers three types of accommodation, including a self-contained cottage and two bed & breakfast rooms with private entrances to the patio and grounds. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Luxury Accommodations in Invercargill.

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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Invercargill© Beersheba Estate

3. McIvor Lodge

Nothing says Southland like a deer farm, of which McIvor Lodge is exactly. Retreat to a tranquil country setting just five minutes north of Invercargill and experience affordable luxury at this quaint B&B. Breakfast is, of course, included in your stay where you’ll exclusively be the only guest making use of the room with an ensuite and private entrance. There’s plenty of opportunity to say hello to the stags, while your friendly hosts will also be available to make your stay as comfortable as possible. For more affordable stays, check out the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Invercargill.

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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Invercargill© McIvor Lodge

4. Homestead Villa Motel

For a more “home away from home” experience, check out the well-presented Homestead Villa Motel. The 4.5-star motel is located just a short walk from the city centre and offers a couple of luxurious options for couples. Stay in the “Deluxe” one-bedroom unit with a double corner spa bath, a living room separate from the bedroom, and a kitchen to prepare a romantic meal. The attractive “Luxury Suite” is an obvious go-to for a special occasion, featuring lavish furniture, a king bed, a fully-equipped kitchen with an espresso machine, and a large tiled bathroom with a double spa bath, separate shower and a large flatscreen TV to watch from the spa bath! Couples can also enjoy a glass of wine from their private balcony.

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Homestead Villa Motel© Homestead Villa Motel

5. Whiteacres

On the tranquil outskirts of town, experience amazing comfort and old-world charm at Whiteacres B&B. There are just two ensuite guest rooms at this adorable farmhouse, each decorated with elegance and with tea and coffee supplies at the ready. The gardens are wonderful to explore and enjoy in summer with a barbecue, while there are bike trails and walks nearby. Breakfast is an event of mostly local produce grown on the farm.

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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Invercargill© Whiteacres

6. The Lodges at Transport World

One of Invercargill’s most popular attractions just happens to offer six boutique lodges with a hint of luxury. Conveniently located across the road from Bill Richardson Transport World, The Lodges at Transport World 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 (with couples’ rates available) 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 the 20 Best Things to Do in Invercargill.

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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Invercargill© The Lodges at Transport World

7. The Langlands Hotel

For couples seeking a more “hotel” experience, then doesn’t get more upscale than The Langlands Hotel in the heart of Invercargill. Across the 78-room highrise building are your standard ensuite hotel rooms to elegant suites with full-glass ensuites complete with standalone deep-tub baths and a separate walk-in shower. Although there are espresso machines in some rooms, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to date night with five restaurants and bars on-site.

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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Invercargill© The Langlands Hotel

8. Birchwood Manor

If your idea of romance includes an indulgent spa bath in your accommodation, then Birchwood Manor is the king of spa bath accommodation in Invercargill! But that’s not all this upscale motel has going for it, as all units are kitted out with dazzling kitchens, while some have their own balcony. Rooms have a contemporary design, however, the accommodation lags a bit behind with only 500Mb of free WiFi and only Sky TV with DVD players. Nevertheless, Birchwood Manor is one of the most central motels in Invercargill. For more motels to compare, head to the 20 Best Motels in Invercargill.

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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Invercargill© The Langlands Hotel

9. Lovett Lodge

For an affordable bed & breakfast experience for couples, set your sights on Lovett Lodge. The lodge contains eight bedrooms, including two ensuite rooms, queen and double bed layouts. Enjoy free continental breakfast during your stay, as well as conveniences like on-site parking, access to a full kitchen, laundry facilities and more. What’s more, the B&B is just a five-minute drive from the city centre and a 10-minute walk from Queens Park. See more recommendations like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Invercargill.

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Lovett Lodge© Lovett Lodge

10. ibis Styles Invercargill

Finally, ibis Styles Invercargill offers couples a contemporary hotel experience in Invercargill at a reasonable price. The hotel located in the heart of the city features apartments with kitchenettes, should you want to enjoy a quiet night in, as well as budget yet well-appointed hotel rooms for couples. The stay includes a free pass to an off-site gym, movies shown in the in-house theatre, a games room, a guest lounge and free WiFi. For more hotels to compare, check out the 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Invercargill.

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Ibis Styles Invercargill© Ibis Styles Invercargill

More About Romantic Accommodations in Invercargill

Now that you have found the most romantic accommodations in Invercargill, plan more of your visit to New Zealand’s southernmost city:

Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in The Honeymoon & Romantic Getaway Guide to Invercargill


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Laura S.

This article has been reviewed and published by Laura, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Laura is a first-class honours journalism graduate and a travel journalist with expertise in New Zealand and South Pacific tourism for over 10 years. She also runs travel guides for five of the top destinations in the South Pacific and is the co-host of over 250 episodes of the NZ Travel Show on YouTube.

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