The Rees Hotel

The launch of The Rees Hotel promised a new and exciting era for those seeking a premium lifestyle property investment in Queenstown. Not only has The Rees delivered on this promise but, with its absolute lakefront location, outstanding design, uncompromising commitment to the highest quality standards and superb management, The Rees has exceeded all expectations.

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With all the convenience, comfort and privacy of a luxury apartment and the personalized service, infrastructure and quality management of a five star hotel, it is little wonder The Rees Hotel sits firmly at the top of that list when it comes to major managed apartment complexes in Queenstown, New Zealand and on the world stage:

The Rees has been awarded the title of “Best NZ Hotel” for the fourth consecutive year in 2020 in the HM Awards and chef Corey Hume was awarded Best Chef. s also a finalist in the Best Hotel Chef. In previous years The Rees has also been awarded Best General Manager, Best Communications and Best Overall Australasian Hotel.

The Rees was also recognised in 2020 as “New Zealand’s Leading Hotel Residences” in the 27th World Travel Awards, was once again recognised as “New Zealand’s Best Ski Hotel 2020” – awarded by the World Ski Awards and for the 4th consecutive year was awarded by TripAdvisor® as winners of the 2020 Travellers Choice Award, putting the hotel in the top 1% of hotels around the world.

In 2020 the hotel was also awarded “Best Urban Accommodation” at the Skal International Sustainable Tourism Awards. This was the second time the hotel has been recognised with this award after being the first winning entrant from New Zealand in 2018.

The True South Dining Room at The Rees Hotel has also been recognised in the acclaimed Wine Spectator’s annual excellence awards with the “Best of Award of Excellence” for the 9th consecutive year.

It is clear that The Rees Hotel not only raises the bar for visitor accommodation, but also offers a unique and unparalleled lifestyle investment opportunity.

Absolute lakefront location and stunning views unite with superb architectural and interior design, exacting construction standards and luxurious furniture and fittings to assure guest and owner satisfaction alike, while also maximizing potential for capital growth. And with the unique configuration of 89 apartments, 60 of which boast luxurious separately keyed hotel rooms, The Rees offers a range of investment and accommodation solutions to suit any style and budget.

When you escape to Queenstown you will love coming home to The Rees.

The Rees Hotel is a five-star hotel apartment managed by The Rees Management Limited. Providing all the services of an international resort hotel along with the privacy and convenience of self-contained apartment living, The Rees offers the best of both worlds with owners still having the option to utilise their apartment for their own personal use and enjoy access to all hotel services.

Fine Dining at the True South restaurant led by award winning chef Ben Batterbury
Extensive wine cellar featuring a comprehensive selection of fine Bordeaux wine alongside the best offerings from New Zealand and especially Central Otago
Conference Room
Complimentary shuttle to/from Queenstown town centre
Onsite spa treatment room
Fleet of mountain bikes
Complimentary wireless internet (150mb per day)
Art gallery with original paintings by Craig Primrose
Library of rare books
Ski Lockers
Secure underground parking
Private jetty offering jet boat and water taxi service
Observatory to view southern star-filled skies
Complimentary concierge team

Designed by award-winning architect Kerry Avery, The Rees Apartments have been designed and configured to not only provide spacious and comfortable living, but also to offer a variety of configurations for guests as part of The Rees Management Pool.


If variety is the spice of life, then The Rees has the ultimate menu to whet your Queenstown investment appetite.

The original Rees complex consists of 89 apartments, many of which are multi-key configurations which combine for a total of 135 keys including 60 spectacular “Rees Room” hotel suites.

From 2 bedroom single key options right through to 4 bedroom, 3 key options, there literally is something to suit every requirement:

– 2 Bed, 2 Bath  Single Key 89m2
– 3 Bed, 3 Bath SIngle Key 120m2 – 137m2
– 3 Bed, 2 Bath Dual Key  109m2 – 128m2
– 3 Bed, 3 Bath Dual Key 130m2 – 159m2
– 4 Bed, 4 Bath Triple Key 159m2 – 220m2

  • Spacious interiors with floor to ceiling glass doors opening onto expansive balconies
  • Generous 2.7m stud height in living areas
  • Custom-designed solid timber furniture by Ed Cruickshank
  • Sophisticated Arclinea kitchens and bathrooms by Matisse
  • Décor by award winning designer Jayne Hampersum
  • Double glazing, underfloor heating, 100% wool carpets and gas fireplaces
  • LCD televisions, DDI Polycom phones, broadband and wireless
  • Italian spa baths, walk-in showers, heated towel rails and mirrors


  • Balcony
  • Cafe / Bar
  • Complimentary Shuttle Service
  • Concierge Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Double Glazing
  • Drying Room
  • Elevator Access
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Fully landscaped
  • Gas Fire
  • Gymnasium
  • Individual electricity metering
  • Lake Access
  • Lake Views
  • Lakefront
  • Library
  • Luxury Furniture Package
  • Mobile Massage Services
  • Mountain Views
  • Observatory
  • On-Site Management
  • Open Plan
  • Owner’s Storage Cupboard
  • Owners Storage Locker
  • Private
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Security Protection
  • Ski Locker
  • Sky TV and Movie Services
  • Undercover Parking
  • Underfloor Heating (Tiled Areas)

Complex Listings

Apartment 503 – The Rees Hotel

Experience the epitome of luxury lakeside living in this stunning 2 bedroom Executive Lakeview Apartment at Queenstown’s most awarded 5-Star Apartment Hotel – The Rees.

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The Rees Hotel, Apartment 111

Frankton Road

With all the convenience, comfort and privacy of a luxury apartment and the personalised service, infrastructure and quality management of a five star hotel, it is little wonder The Rees Hotel sits firmly at the top of that list when it comes to major managed apartment complexes in Queenstown, New Zealand and on the world stage.

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