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Accommodation in Aoraki / Mount Cook Mackenzie

Aoraki / Mount Cook Mackenzie offers too much to see in one day, so stay a while and explore.

Experience rural New Zealand lifestyle on a farmstay, or spoil yourself in luxury at The Hermitage - the focal point of Aoraki / Mount Cook Alpine Village. If you are seeking privacy and seclusion, self-contained cottages are for you. Whatever your accommodation preference, the Mackenzie region has it and the reason to stay.

During peak summer months (December - February), it is advisable to book accommodation in advance.

Accommodation styles


Accommodation options include private backpacker lodges as well as youth hostels, and offer flavour and character to your stay. Facilities such as bathrooms and kitchens are usually shared.

Guest and hosted

This type of accommodation is more personal and interactive as you are usually the personal guests of the accommodation providers. Bathrooms may be en suite or shared, and meals (if provided) are usually held in a guest or family dining room. choose from:

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Boutique accommodation
  • Farmstays
  • Homestays
  • Lodges

Holiday Parks

Accommodation includes options for pitching a tent, parking a motorhome or campervan, or a range of other options such as basic cabin and shared options. Facilities such as bathrooms and kitchens are usually shared.


Options include international hotel chains and smaller hotels of local originality. Rooms generally have private bathrooms, and there is often a restaurant onsite.

Self-contained and serviced

This is the best option for people who want to do their own thing, with the option to cook your own meals and do your own laundry in the privacy of your accommodation. Choose from:

  • Holiday homes
  • Motels
  • Serviced apartments


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