Your Super Guide to a Queenstown Getaway

Ready for a winter getaway? Queenstown is always top of the list. The scenery, the food, the activities – we love it all! From skiing on the mountains, to dining at the variety of wineries the town has to offer. It’s the perfect spot for a holiday getaway.
Here’s our Super Guide to Queenstown. Where to stay, where to dine, what to pack.

Where to Stay

With so many amazing spots in Queenstown, here’s a shortlist of the favourites from our Superette team.

The Dairy Private Hotel
21 Brecon Street, Queenstown

Not for the stylistically faint of heart, with lashings of intricate wallpapers adorning not just walls but ceilings in every room. Immerse yourself in alpine chic laidback glamour.
The Superette team love this hotel for it’s unique design, boutique feel and for the impeccable attention to detail. The location is fantastic and every room has it’s own distinctive feel.

The Central Private Hotel
4 Sydney Street, Queenstown

Central and curious, the Central Private Hotel is a design sanctuary. Art-filled rooms, whimsical furniture and an electric colour palette lend The Central a surreal air straight out of Lewis Carroll. Where creative cool luxury collides with child-like wonder. Our team love this hotel because of it’s incredible central location, bright and bold aesthetic and it’s bespoke and curated aesthetic. The sauna also goes down nicely after a long day hitting the slopes.

Eichardt’s Private Hotel
2 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9348

From a woolshed on the shores of Lake Wakatipu to contemporary, luxury accommodation, Eichardt’s Private Hotel encapsulates the origins of Queenstown, celebrating its progression from quiet beauty into booming prosperity. Our Superette team love this hotel for it’s old world charm, high-end luxury feel and the little details that make it New Zealand’s most awarded hotel in the country.

Where to dine

There really is too many foodie spots in Queenstown to list! We’ve narrowed it down to our top three finalists, as voted by the Superette team.

18 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302

The cuisine of Aosta is inspired by the cooking techniques of Northern Italy, paired with ingredients carefully selected from growers, breeders, suppliers and wine grown on the land around Central Otago and Arrowtown. Our Superette team rate Aosta as one of their top spots in Queenstown – the food is exceptional and the vibe is second to none.

Te Nuku, 43 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348

A modern light-filled eatery tucked away in the centre of bustling Queenstown, surrounded by an urban forest of native trees with a backdrop of some of the regions oldest historic buildings. Rātā creates genuine dining experiences featuring well balanced and inspired New Zealand cuisine. This is a must-visit and a top recommendation by our Superette team.

14 Church Street, Queenstown 9300

Your go-to for specialty coffee, baked goods, brunches and a great social lunch and dinner vibe.
Offering a large array of healthy and also indulgent delights and catering to every dietary need. All breads, pastries, sauces and marinades are made in house ensuring quality produce. This is the go-to brekkie/brunch spot for our Superette team in Queenstown.

What to pack

Here’s your step-by-step breakdown of wardrobe essentials to pack for your winter getaway.


Be sure to pack a couple of heavy weight jackets to keep you warm down south. We love a variety of puffers, sherpa jackets and coats to get us through the Queenstown chill.

Shop from left to right: Ena Pelly Eve Wool Jacket | Anine Bing Olly Coat | Summi Summi Bomber Jacket

Shop from left to right: Samsoe and Samsoe Plum Shirt Jacket 14299 | The North Face M 96 Retro Nuptse Jacket | Samsoe and Samsoe Jacob Coat 14264


A low key evening cuddled up by the fire in your loungewear is always on the cards for a Queenstown getaway weekend. There’s nothing quite like it. Here are some of our favourite loungewear pieces to get you through the weekend chilling in style.

Shop from left to right: Ragdoll LA Sweatshirt Organic Members Club | Ragdoll LA Jogger Organic Members Club | SLC Hoodie 004 | SLC Trackpant 005

Shop from left to right: Polo Ralph Lauren Graphic Fleece Sweater | Polo Ralph Lauren RL Fleece Pant | Adidas PW Basics Crew | Adidas PW Basics Pant

Winter Warmers

Even if you’re not hitting the slopes, or visiting the infamous Ice Bar, you’ve still got to dress to the conditions. From scarves, to beanies, to gloves, make sure you pack your winter warmers.

Shop from left to right: Nudie Jeans Co Liamsson Scarf | Carhartt Gordan Beanie | Carhartt Mitten

Shop from left to right: Anine Bing Henley Scarf | Mode and Affaire Angora Beanie | American Vintage Scarf

Self Care

A weekend getaway wouldn’t be complete without a little bit of self care. Traveling always takes a toll on our skin, so it’s always important to take a moment for yourself. Pamper yourself. Nourish your skin and body with some of our favourite beauty products. From eye masks, to travel sized collagen sachets, we have got you covered.

Shop from left to right: Woods Copenhagen Womens Lip Repair | Vida Glow Natural Marine Collagen Sachets Blueberry | KNC Beauty Natural Cactus, Cucumber & Green Tea Infused Eye Mask

Shop from left to right: Beauty Engine Nourishing Hand Cream Lanolin & Honey | Woods Copenhagen Vitamin Face Oil | Wouf Big Beauty

Shop from left to right: Beauty Engine Shower Oil Sweet Almond & Manuka Honey | Slip Silk Sleep Mask | Salt By Hendrix Cocosoak Trio Gift Set


We love to dress up and put our best outfits forward. Finish the look from head to toe. Whether it’s walking through the town, through the snow, or going out for dinner. We have got your feet covered – literally.

Shop from left to right: Golden Goose Francy Sneaker | Moonboot Icon Nylon Boot | Senso Mona

Shop from left to right: Nike Blazer Mid 77 Vintage | Birkenstock Boston SFB Suede | Clarks Desert Rock Boot

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