You’ll experience New Zealand’s natural beauty at its best, thanks to your stay at Te Anau Distinction Hotel & Villas, where your accommodation immerses you in some of the most picturesque surroundings imaginable. Not only is it located in one of the world’s most breath-taking regions, but colourful gardens wrap around the hotel, while Lake Te Anau sits serenely on your doorstep. Your lake front accommodation is an exquisite escape that offers the tranquillity of the Fiordland, while also being just a short stroll from Te Anau town centre. Even more impressively, the Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound, two of New Zealand’s most stunning natural attractions are close by, as are Te Anau’s magical glow worm caves and the country’s largest power station, deep beneath the ground at Manapouri. Plus, located in this region are some of the world’s best walking trails.

Your Stay
A stay at Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas really is made by its location, surroundings and views. But fear not, your standard of accommodation is just as fantastic, with décor, facilities and a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere that complement the area’s natural beauty. During your stay, you can always take advantage of the spa with a sauna and outdoor swimming pool, and massages available to book.

Dining at MacKinnon Room Restaurant
Discover some of the finest examples of South Island cuisine in the hotel’s MacKinnon Room Restaurant. The team of talented chefs pride themselves on sourcing the freshest ingredients to use in their delicious dishes, from their hearty breakfast menu, to their contemporary evening menu. It means that you can savour a wide range of authentic flavours including South Island lamb and Southland beef, matched with the very best New Zealand wines. But it’s not only the food and drink that put this restaurant on the map, its exceptional views overlooking the beautiful Lake Te Anau, impeccable service, and sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere together provide an unbeatable dining experience.

Dining at The Explorer Bar and Lakefront Terrace
Uninterrupted views of Lake Te Anau, an impressive choice of the finest ales and wines, and a delicious menu makes The Explorer Bar and Lakefron Terrace a lovely spot to unwind. Its casual yet stylish atmosphere makes it the perfect place for a pre-dinner drink. Take a seat in the comfortable lounges, or on the outdoor terrace where you can spend a little time watching the sun set over the region’s magnificent mountain range.

The Distinction Hotel & Villas Te Anau, is featured in the following itineraries:
Very Best of New Zealand
Australia & New Zealand Combination Tour