For adventure lovers, there is no better destination than New Zealand. Accordingly, Kiwis make sure that their guests are treated with the finest hospitality. These high standards have resulted in creating several regulatory bodies that oversee all affairs related to hotels and lodgings. The types of New Zealand accommodation can be divided into two distinct categories. The North Island is home to high quality B and B, farmsteads, fishing lodges and large chain hotels. In contrast, South Island offers great hostels, resorts, mountain retreats and self-catering accommodations.
Most international travellers come to Wellington, which is home to a great number of hotels in the country. It is also the city from where to plan expeditions to North Island. Typically, tourists can find deals as low as £30 a night. Most hotels in Northern Island include breakfast. Establishments located around Lake Taupo, Hawke’s Bay and Waikato are run by local families offering fresh meals prepared from ingredients cultivated in their private gardens. The world-renowned Huka Lodge is the best example of Kiwi style hospitality.
In contrast, South Island is mostly seen as a paradise that beacons storytellers, filmmakers and artists from around the world. The area is also known to offer such fabulous retreats as Matakauri Lodge, Eagles Nest, and Azur Lodge. Recently, local entrepreneurs have taken a keen interest in building futuristic small hotels from prefabricated material. Most of these hostels and small resorts are built on-site near natural landmarks allowing international tourists to enjoy quality accommodation at reasonable prices.