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Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

The Central

5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationQueenstown Ice Arena4 min walk
    Popular LocationChurch of St Peters4 min walk
    Popular LocationQueenstown Mall4 min walk
    AirportQueenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)8 min drive

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  • Habitat Rooms

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsHabitat Rooms
  • Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 41 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Oasis Rooms

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOasis Rooms

About this area

Queenstown

Located in Queenstown, The Central is in the city centre and near the airport. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Gardens, while Queenstown Arts Centre and Toi o Tahuna are cultural highlights. Skyline Gondola and Queenstown Ice Arena are also worth visiting. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, and don't miss out on the snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Guests love the hotel's central and quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Queenstown Ice Arena - 4 min walk
  • Church of St Peters - 4 min walk
  • Queenstown Mall - 4 min walk
  • Queenstown Gardens - 5 min walk
  • Skycity Queenstown Casino - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportQueenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 8 min drive

Restaurants

  • Central Ridge Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Rata Dining - 4 min walk
  • Botswana Butchery - 4 min walk
  • Speights Ale House - 5 min walk
  • Blue Kanu - 5 min walk

About this property

The Central

5-star luxury hotel, walk to Lake Wakatipu
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a sauna, spa services and concierge services. All 15 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. Guests will appreciate conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, while LED TVs with digital channels and Netflix provide a bit of entertainment.
The Central offers 15 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. 32-inch LED televisions come with premium digital channels and Netflix. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries.

This Queenstown hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include massages.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10 AM: NZD 20 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Sauna
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Ski passes
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Malay

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • TV/satellite channels
  • Netflix
  • Premium channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 7 days before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Central Ridge
Central Ridge Boutique
Central Ridge Boutique Hotel
Central Ridge Boutique Hotel Queenstown
Central Ridge Boutique Queenstown
Central Ridge Hotel
Ridge Central Hotel
Hotel Central Ridge Boutique
The Central Hotel
The Central Queenstown
The Central Hotel Queenstown
Central Ridge Boutique Hotel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Central and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Central offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Central cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Central?
As of 15 Jan. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Central on 4 Feb. 2021 start from AU$171, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Central pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Central?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Central?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Central?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is The Central located?
Located in the heart of Queenstown, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Queenstown Ice Arena and Lake Wakatipu. Skyline Gondola is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) away.
4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 191 out of 318 reviews
5 - Excellent 60%
Rating 4 - Good. 96 out of 318 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 21 out of 318 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 318 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 318 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
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Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Kind staff with outdated rooms.
We were in a great location. I was very disappointed in the condition of our room and our friend’s room. They are very outdated and need new flooring. The staff is amazing! This hotel would be perfect if they updated the walls, floors, and the furniture.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location. Friendly staff. Had fridge. 5 minute walk to town.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Comfortable, spacious and well appointed. Close to all amenities. What’s not to like ?
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Really comfortable ~ slight external noise from other guests but an overall friendly, helpful, clean and much needed stay :)
Stayed 7 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great central location. Walk to village and waterfront, cafes and restaurants.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

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