Description The Rees
- Premium lakefront property offering luxury Hotel Rooms and 1-4 Bedroom Apartments all with terraces overlooking Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkable Mountains. The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments has been designed with the needs of discerning independent travellers in mind – holidaymakers and business visitors who want the privacy, quality and self-containment of a luxury home and the opportunity to get out and about in an exciting and diverse community.
Conveniently located on the absolute lakefront, the Rees offers breathtaking views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables from all accommodation options and guest service areas. Centrally located close to a number of ski fields and a wide range of high quality, year-round attractions offered by Queenstown and the broader Southern Lakes District, The Rees is the perfect gateway to the True South.
Each apartment and Rees Room is fitted with custom-crafted solid wood furniture specially designed for The Rees. Each apartment opens onto a generous balcony with a spectacular view of mountain grandeur and sparkling lake waters.
The strong natural landforms of the Southern Lakes region, and the enduring building traditions of Otago settlers have inspired the design and construction of The Rees. Our buildings are faced with Central Otago stone and sturdy southern timbers over 150mm pre-cast concrete structural walls – constructed to be cool in summer and warm in winter.
The Rees offer 82 luxury 1 to 4 bedroom apartments and 60 spacious Rees Hotel Rooms.
A network of heated driveways, covered walkways and spacious elevators provides guests with easy, safe passage between secure basement car parks, your apartment or hotel room - and our most unique feature, The Rees Centre.
At The Rees Centre, you can sit in the “Bordeau” bistro wine lounge and enjoy great coffee or wine with other guests, select from a range of sophisticated food platters, sample and store fine wines in our professionally managed private cellar, acquaint yourself the rich heritage of the region in our art gallery and library. The Centre also contains a private group meeting and dining room with a mini theatre, a business centre, studio gym and sauna, and rooftop observatory.
Our trained and experienced team at The Rees Centre are equipped to help guests access and enjoy the many attractions and activities that Queenstown and the wider Southern Lakes region have to offer. Free under cover parking, lake front access, True South fine dining room overlooking the lake and mountains - featuring the fine produce available in the True South, gym, grand cellar with one of the biggest collections of Boredaux in New Zealand, friendly interested staff