Picton Boutique Hotel
Picton Boutique Hotel

6 Best Luxury Accommodation in Picton

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Luxury Hotels, Resorts and B&Bs in Picton

The beginning/end of a South Island journey, special occasion or just the glory of being on the edge of one of New Zealand’s most stunning sounds calls for special accommodation. Whatever excuse you need for a luxury stay in Picton, the five-star bed and breakfasts, luxury resorts, apartments and hotels can provide! We go through some of our top picks of exquisite places to stay in this list of top luxury accommodation in Picton.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Luxury Guide to Picton and 10 Amazing Things to Do in Picton.

1. Kippilaw House

Picton’s many luxury bed and breakfast offerings start here at Kippilaw House. The B&B offers a “deluxe gourmet breakfast” and a four-course a la carte dinner. The included breakfast is an impeccably-presented three-course event with an ever-changing menu to compliment the seasonal produce of the area. As for accommodation, you have a choice of two beautifully-appointed rooms, the Bowden Room and the Picton View Suite, both with king beds, fine linen and more fluffy towels than you could possibly need. The Victorian villa oozes in historical charm yet boasts modern features like solar-powered underfloor and water heating. All in all, it’s a fabulous choice for foodies or a special occasion. See more like this in 10 Best Accommodation in Picton for Foodies.

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Kipplaw House© Kipplaw House

2. McCormick House

Another incredible bed and breakfast option in Picton is the five-star McCormick House. Set among woodland gardens, McCormick House offers three uniquely-designed rooms with sumptuous bedding, Egyptian cotton linen, a king bed and a unique stand-alone bathtub set on a tiled pedestal. Breakfast is included in the rate – a gourmet feast of homemade muesli, freshly-ground coffee, homemade yoghurt, Marlborough salmon scrambled eggs and more. On evenings in the gorgeous gardens or the lounge, enjoy antipasto platters and choice of fine New Zealand wines.

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McCormick House© McCormick House

3. Escape to Picton Boutique Hotel

A popular dining venue on Picton’s waterfront, who would have thought that the establishment hides three luxurious suites upstairs?! While each suite is unique with exquisite handmade furniture, each provides a homely stay in the centre of Picton. Choose a room to fit your mood, The Formal Suite boasts romantic and traditional decor, while The Modern Suite is sleek and sophisticated. Whatever room you decide to indulge in, your stay includes a gourmet breakfast, as well as a complimentary glass of Champagne and a fruit platter on arrival. See more accommodation like this in our 5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Picton.

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Picton Boutique Hotel© Picton Boutique Hotel

4. Bay of Many Coves

One of the most prestigious resorts in the Marlborough Sounds, Bay of Many Coves is immersed in a pristine native forest setting. Luxury comes in the form of the resort’s suite, one, two and three-bedroom apartments. Some features include private decks, some with a spa pool, a complimentary minibar, contemporary furnishings and unbeatable nature all around. While you might prefer to embrace being away from the rest of the world, there’s complimentary WiFi and daily newspapers available. Otherwise, you’ll probably prefer to spend your time using the paddleboards, kayaks, relaxing in the cedar hot tub, swimming in the pool or indulging in a spa treatment at the Miritu Day Spa. There is also a range of eateries available, from fine dining on The Foredeck to a casual affair on the jetty at the Bight Cafe.

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Bay of Many Coves© Bay of Many Coves

5. Picton Yacht Club Hotel

For a hotel set on the foreshores of Picton Marina, check out the four-star Picton Yacht Club. The hotel offers contemporary and relaxed rooms for couples, families, business travellers and friendship groups. While there are entry-level rooms available, it’s worth kicking it up a notch and indulging in the Penthouse Apartment with three separate bedrooms and a full kitchen. But wherever you decide to unwind after a day of exploring Picton and the Marlborough Sounds, you’ll still have access to the hotel’s large outdoor pool and relaxed dining room at The Chartroom Restaurant.

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Picton Yacht Club Hotel© Picton Yacht Club Hotel

6. Luxury Seaview Waterview Apartments

Providing the home-away-from-home experience with unbeatable views, choose the Luxury Seaview Waterfront Apartments. Even the largest groups will find something to suit here, with three-bedroom apartments sleeping up to six people and a couple of holiday homes sleeping eight and 10 guests. The modern and stylish apartments are set in the heart of Picton with large balconies offering spectacular harbour and water views. You’ll also have the convenience of secure parking, free WiFi and Sky TV.

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Luxury Seaview Waterfront Apartments© Luxury Seaview Waterfront Apartments


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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