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Queenstown, New Zealand: Breakfree The Waterfront

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Queenstown, New Zealand: Breakfree The Waterfront
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Nestled beside the banks of Lake Wakatipu’s crystal clear waters and the scenic The Remarkables mountains, Queenstown, New Zealand is one of the most popular four-season tourist destinations in the Southern Hemisphere. Located in the southwestern corner of New Zealand’s south island, the city is home to just over 30,000 residents. Although the population may seem a bit small, don’t let that fool you. According to the city’s official tourism website, Queenstown plays host to about 1.9 million visitors each year. From downhill skiing to golf, art museums to nightlife, there is something for everybody in Queenstown.

Being a major travel destination, Queenstown is packed with different hotels, motels, and B&B’s. However, the Breakfree The Waterfront hotel certainly stands out among the crowd.With the front door resting just 100 feet from the shore of Lake Wakatipu, you can literally walk out of your front door to enjoy one of Queenstown’s best attractions. Bask in the breathtaking views of the lake and The Remarkables while sipping coffee or tea each morning from your Juliet balcony.  During the evening, you can take part in all the action as the hotel is located just a 100-yard walk from the City Centre.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Breakfree The Waterfront
Breakfree The Waterfront

With just 20 total rooms, lodging at this cozy hotel will certainly make your trip a peaceful and comfortable one. Breakfree The Waterfront offers 4 different room options for visitors. Choose from the studio, one, two, or three bedroom apartments. Each of these rooms has access to Sky TV, in-house movies, a DVD and stereo system, and free Wi-Fi. Laundry service is also available for all guests. In addition, most of the rooms feature a full kitchen, while the studio apartments offer kitchenette facilities. The penthouse guests will also have access to the rooftop terrace and BBQ. Off-street, secure parking and drying room/ski locker facilities are also available. Starting at just over $210 US per night, Breakfree The Waterfront in Queenstown is not only beautiful, but it is a great value as well.

For travelers who like to explore, Breakfree The Waterfront is the perfect location from which to begin your journey. Once you’ve exhausted all that Queenstown has to offer, be sure to stop by the hotel’s tour desk to book your trip to some of the other local attractions. You may enjoy a day trip to Fiordland National Park, one of New Zealand’s “can’t miss” attractions. Soak in the wonderous beauty of Milford Sound, hike the Routeburn Track, or take a remarkable boat cruise from Deep Cove. New Zealand’s largest national park is brimming with things to do and chock full of beauty. And, at just over a 3.5 hour drive from Queenstown, it is the perfect place to make a day trip.

Don’t want to travel quite that far from your hotel? Why not take a quick trip outside Queenstown instead? Just 40 minutes from Breakfree The Waterfront sits the frontier town of Glenorchy. Situated at the end of Lake Wakatipu, Glenorchy is surrounded by stunning views of snow-capped mountains, ancient beech forests, and crystal clear lakes and rivers. Film buffs may recognize the area as the backdrop to numerous movies, including several scenes from the Lord of the Rings. Hikers can pick up the Routeburn Track, one of New Zealand’s greatest walking trails, from here as well.

Breakfree The Waterfront hotel in Queenstown, New Zealand is the perfect place to begin your next nature-filled getaway! With wonderful rooms, great service, and affordable prices, and an unbeatable location, this is one hotel you can’t afford to miss.

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