New Zealand Accommodation Resources

st_bathansWhen visiting New Zealand you’ll be please to know that there are many great places to stay. As a rule, New Zealand accommodation tends to be clean and comfortable (depending on exactly what type of accommodation you choose).

However, hotels and motels in New Zealand can be more expensive than in some other countries. In NZ are dedicated to helping you get the best value-for-money when traveling down under. This page of New Zealand accommodation resources features links to some of the best sites for finding deals and information on hotels, motels, B&Bs, and backpackers.



Part of an international brand, Wotif is a powerful New Zealand accommodation search engine. Input the location where you want to stay, when you want to be there, and the number of guests, and the site will spit back a list of accommodation options. You can then filter these by price and amenities, until you find the ultimate hotel, motel, or backpackers for you. If you’re looking to book rooms in New Zealand, then Wotif is one of the best places to start.
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Grab A Seat Hotels

Grab A Seat is a veritable Kiwi institution. Every year thousands of New Zealanders turn to Grab A Seat for unbeatable deals on Air New Zealand flights. But did you know that Grab A Seat also offers specials on accommodation? This site isn’t quite as easy to use as Wotif, but provides a similar system where you select your target destination, stay dates, and then you’ll get a list of potential matches. If you’re on the market for the best deals possible on hotels and motels in NZ, then you should definitely give Grab A Seat a look.
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Grab One

If you’re familiar at all with “daily deals”-type websites, then you’ll immediately feel at home on Grab One. This website focuses on daily deals for experiences (such as accommodation, excursions, and activities) as opposed to websites that have daily deals for products. Each major region of New Zealand is well served by Grab One, and you can filter the site to show current accommodation deals. Each day the deals refresh, so check back regularly and see if you can find a good price for your next stay. It’s not uncommon to find deals of up to 50% off accommodation, often in some very swanky hotels and boutique outlets! Provided you are flexible with your dates, Grab One can be a fantastic way to save on accommodation. You might even find some cheap things to do in New Zealand, as well as discounts off dining and beverages when browsing the site.
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Travelbug Deals Of The Week

Travelbug’s website focuses primarily on last-minute and early bird accommodation deals around NZ. This site can be a great option for booking accommodation if you are planning your trip to NZ well in advance. The deals are updated weekly, and there is a wide variety in terms of what you can find.
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