Pullman Reef Casino
Located in the heart of Cairns overlooking Trinity Bay, the 128-room Pullman Reef Casino offers four restaurants and three bars, health club with hot tub, spa, and massage; rooftop swimming pool; and casino. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, wireless Internet access, mini-bar, TV, and phone.
3 nightsDoubletree by Hilton
Adjacent to the Alice Springs Golf Course and a 10-minute walk to “Alice’s” major sights, the Crowne Plaza offers an outdoor pool, fully equipped gym, sauna and whirlpool, two restaurants and a bar, and laundry and dry cleaning service. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, coffee- and tea-making facilities, Internet access, TV, and phone. Please note that while the Crowne Plaza Hotel is one of the best in Alice Springs, it may not meet the standards of the other hotels on your tour.
2 nightsSails in the Desert
Named after the soaring white sails that crown its roof, this is Voyages Ayers Rock Resort's premium hotel. The interior decor focuses on Aboriginal heritage and culture, with a gallery in the lobby and significant artworks featured throughout the public areas and in the private rooms.
Slip into comfort right in the heart of the central Australian outback at Voyages Sails in the Desert Hotel. Relax in beautifully appointed rooms, enjoy a cocktail in the lovely grounds, or sit back and relax under the magnificent white sails.
The Hotel also features the acclaimed Mulgara Gallery, the lively, buffet-style Winkiku Restaurant, tapas-style cuisine by the pool at Rockpool (seasonal), and the award winning signature restaurant of Voyages Ayers Rock Resort, Kuniya Restaurant.
1 nightSir Stamford at Circular Quay
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay stands in the heart of Sydney on historic Macquarie Street and in close proximity to the Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, and Sydney Harbour. Built in the late 1800s, the hotel features 18th-century Louis XV and Georgian antiques. Amenities include a restaurant and bar, Internet access, laundry and dry cleaning services, fitness center, sundeck, sauna, and outdoor heated pool. Comfortable guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, television, mini-bar, safe, and phone.
4 nightsThe Hermitage Hotel
Located inside Mt. Cook National Park, the newly refurbished Hermitage Hotel offers a range of options for enjoying the park, from hiking to flight seeing. The hotel, which is part of the Aoraki Mount Cook Village of several hotels, has several restaurants, gift shop featuring native Maori crafts, and laundry facilities. Guest rooms have private bath, coffee- and tea-making facilities, refrigerator, TV, and phone.
2 nightsQueenstown St. Moritz
Nestled on a hillside overlooking Queenstown’s breathtaking lake and mountains, the alpine-lodge style Grand Hotel St. Moritz is centrally located just a few minutes’ walk from prime dining and shopping areas. Hotel amenities include a restaurant and bar. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, coffee- and tea-making facilities, mini-bar, TV, and phone.
3 nightsRegent of Rotorua
Rotorua, New Zealand
The newly refurbished Regent of Rotorua is a boutique-style accommodation located in the center of Rotorua, close to the city’s restaurants and pedestrian shopping street. Hotel amenities include a restaurant and bar, mini fitness center and spa, heated outdoor pool, indoor thermal mineral pool, and Internet access. Each of the 15 air-conditioned guest rooms have mini-bar, in-room safe, coffee- and tea-making facilities, microwave, TV, phone, and luxury linens and robes.
2 nightsPullman Auckland Hotel
Auckland, New Zealand