You’ll find every style of Southland accommodation has the same Southern hospitality this part of New Zealand is famous for. Friendly, helpful and always happy to help, the staff of the lower South Island will make you feel right at home. Bed and breakfasts and home stays provide ample opportunity to sit back and enjoy the true essence of Southland through the eyes of the people who live there. Southland accommodation can be found in Invercargill, Gore, Tuatapere, Bluff, The Caitlans Coast and many other areas. Stewart Island also has a good range of accommodation from backpackers, motels and apartments through to eco retreats and luxury lodges.
Many of the accommodation options in Southland are designed to be your home away from home. Travel lodges, motels and hotels all take in the beauty of their surroundings in one way or another. Manicured gardens, friendly service and convenient locations are just some of the many features you’ll discover when you stay in Southland. Southland attractions and activities are centred around the outdoors and natural attractions. Eco tourism is the main focus down in the wild south and a range of Southland tours offer the opportunity to experience the unique flora and fauna of the region. Expect a warm welcome wherever you decide to stay in Southland surrounded by wide open spaces and warm southern hospitality.
Whether you are in Southland for business or pleasure you’ll find everything you need to enjoy your stay. The locals are more than happy to help you plan your holiday around Southland’s major attractions and activities, even those that are thought of as “top secret”. Conference and function facilities are well catered for in the hotels around Invercargill and Gore while families will appreciate the spacious rooms, self contained units and extra room for the children to play. For those interested in exploring the Caitlans Coast, there are many ways to do so.
Southland accommodation on the Caitlans Coast includes private cabins, self contained cottages and comfortable motel rooms from which to soak up the beauty and sheer wilderness experience. Backpackers and holiday parks are also available for the budget conscience traveller. The quaint town of Bluff has an interesting variety of accommodation from historic guest houses to character filled cottages and bungalows so you’ll have no problem finding something a little different. Budget accommodation can be found at the hotel. Southland accommodation is as much about the people as it is about the style you choose.