DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts in New Zealand

QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND—DoubleTree by Hilton has opened its first property in New Zealand—DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown.

Formerly known as the Kawarau Hotel and managed by Hilton Worldwide, the 98-room hotel is set in the heart of Kawarau Village, near Queenstown International Airport.

Guestrooms feature fully fitted kitchenettes with an oven, microwave and fridge. Many rooms offer views of Lake Wakatipu and feature an adjoining lounge area decorated in a modern alpine style.

“Australasia is a key growth market for DoubleTree by Hilton, and the introduction of the brand into New Zealand marks a significant milestone as we continue to expand our offering to travelers in the region,” stated Ashley Spencer, VP of operations, Australasia.