The hotel combines local spirit with French tradition, creating a most sophisticated sense of luxury. It comprises 82 elegantly appointed rooms and suites. The hotel features dining restaurant Vie, Left Bank Cafe open for breakafst and lunch, a technically impressive boardroom for meetings or conferences, The Cellar and LeSpa. The hotel offers personalized services including concierge, valet parking, in-room dining and evening turndown. Guests at this air-conditioned establishment can take advantage of facilities including a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, hotel safe, currency exchange facilities and lift access to the rooms. WLAN Internet access is offered (fees may apply), and a laundry service and car park are also available.
Centrally located, within close proximity of Lake Wakatipu, the hotel occupies an ideal position from which to explore the cosmopolitan Queenstown dining and shopping precincts and ski fields. Shopping, restaurants, bars and nightspots can be found within 100 m of the hotel, as can public transport connections. The central bus station is just some 200 m away, and the hotel is located 15 minutes from Queenstown Airport.
Elegantly and luxuriously designed, all rooms feature a Sofitel MyBed, en suite bathroom with double spa bath and separate rainfall shower, DVD player with surround sound entertainment system, radio, LCD TVs with satellite/cable in both the bedroom and bathroom, personal espresso machine, under-floor heating, wireless Internet access and special French amenities. A pillow menu and plush New Zealand possum throws add yet another fine touch. Additional in-room conveniences include a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, safe, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities and ironing set. Air conditioning and central heating ensure guests' comfort year round. A balcony or terrace also features as standard.
LeSpa awakens mind, body and spirit with a celebrated range of traditional Maori rituals and signature European massage and beauty treatments. It also features a Hammam steam room, hot tub and specialist far infrared room. A sauna and massage treatments are offered, and there is a gym available (for a fee). Keen golfers will find the Kelvin Heights golf course around 16 km away.
Breakfast and lunch are served daily in Left Bank Cafe: breakfast comes in a full buffet or a la carte forms. Dinner is available á la carte in Vie Restaurant & Bar. Offering a myriad of epicurean experiences, the menu at Vie delights the palate with inspiring flavours. Executive Chef Ross Woodvine skilfully produces dishes based on simplicity and high quality cuisine.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
The hotel is located 7 km from Queenstown Domestic and International Airport - ZQN, or about 15 minutes' drive away. Starting from Queenstown International and Domestic Airport, head southwest on Sir Henry Wigley Drive. Take the first right onto Lucas Place and the first right onto Kawarau Road. Take the third left onto Frankton Road. Turn right at Stanley Street, cross over Shotover Street and take a hard left into Duke Street. The hotel is located at 8 Duke Street.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed