Eichardt’s Private Hotel, NZ
Eichardt’s Private Hotel in Queenstown, New Zealand, has just opened The Penthouse, an ultra-glam rooftop 240sq m abode with 180-degree panoramas from a huge terrace overlooking Lake Wakatipu. There are two ensuite bedrooms, private elevator access, a six-person terrace spa, outdoor fireplace, in-suite sauna and aroundthe-clock butler service. This slice of the high life includes an after-hours private shopping experience with the hotel’s local retail partners, Krug champagne and Moet-Hennessy spirits (refreshed daily), commercial-grade kitchen, private chef and Land Rover with driver at guests’ disposal. From $NZ10,000 ($9582) a night, taxes included. Eichardt’s Private Hotel also features suites with water or mountain views in its main heritage building plus one and two-bedroom Lakefront Apartments on an adjacent site. Don’t miss a casual meal and smoked espresso martini or glass of Central Otago wine in the bar. More: eichardts.com/penthouse.