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Hilton Queenstown and Kawarau Hotel

Hilton Queenstown and Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton
now open for bookings from 19 May 2011

Queenstown, New Zealand – May 3, 2011…The new Hilton Queenstown and neighbouring Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton, in Queenstown’s new Kawarau Village are now open for bookings and stays from Thursday 19 May 2011.

Lead in rates at the Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton, for a room sleeping up to two adults and one child start from NZ$210 (including 15% GST) and at the Hilton Queenstown guest rooms start at NZ$295 (including 15% GST). To book, visit

The newly built and stunning properties will be the only Queenstown hotels positioned directly on the shores of Lake Wakatipu in the year-round resort town. They are located just 5 minutes drive from the airport and 15 minutes drive from both the centre of town and The Remarkables Ski Area access road. A further four ski areas are in close proximity. Hilton will run a shuttle services by water and road into Queenstown centre.

Each hotel has a sunny, northerly aspect and offers glorious lake or mountain views. Both hotels are within the newly built Kawarau Village. In addition to many exciting in-house food and beverage outlets — including the Hilton Queenstown’s signature restaurant Wakatipu Grill, helmed by renowned New Zealand chef Peter Thornley and Me & Mee Noodle Bar located in the Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton — Kawarau Village offers more dining options, including The Lake Counter cafe, grocery & deli and Stacks Pub. Self catering is an additional option for guests of Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton, as each room features a kitchenette with oven, microwave, and fridge/freezer.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts is the stylish, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality that welcomes guests in more countries than any other full-service hotel brand. The Hilton brand currently includes more than 530 hotels and resorts in 76 countries, and plans to serve travellers in 80 countries by the end of 2011. By offering innovative products, services and amenities, Hilton Hotels & Resorts enables travellers to be at their best 24/7, whether travelling for business or leisure. Start your journey at Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 92 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,700 hotels and 610,000 rooms in 82 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. For more information about the company, visit


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