Homestead Villa Motel
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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Invercargill

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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 accommodation in Invercargill.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Honeymoon Guide to Invercargill and 7 Romantic Activities in Invercargill for Couples.

1. 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 accommodation like this in 5 Best Luxury Accommodation in Invercargill.

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Beersheba Estate© Beersheba Estate

2. 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

3. Safari Lodge

A romantic B&B experience, Safari Lodge offers a true locals experience on the edge of Queens Park. The Tudor-style manor is awash with historical charm complemented by the four-poster beds and period furniture. There are three rooms available for couples, each featuring premium additions like a merino wool pile underlay and a cosy goose down duvet. Downtime at the home involves unwinding in the conservatory spa pool, challenging each other to a game of pool, and enjoying full cooked breakfasts by the fire.

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Safari Lodge© Safari Lodge

4. 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 8 Best Budget Accommodation in Invercargill.

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Lovett Lodge© Lovett Lodge

5. 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, guest lounge and free WiFi. Inspire yourselves for more things to do around the city with 10 Amazing Things to Do in Invercargill.

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Ibis Styles Invercargill© Ibis Styles Invercargill


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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