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Frankton is a suburb of Queenstown, New Zealand, located in the south of the Southern Island of New Zealand. This small town is nestled on the shores of the famed Lake Wakatipu, which frames the stunning natural beauty of Frankton. This city was named for Frances Rees, who was the wife of William Gilbert Rees, the first European settler in the region. Rees started the first farm here in 1860, and by 1863 it was an official town. Now, the city is known for its lush green spaces that offer a haven from the bustle of Queenstown.

  • Shop at the Remarkables Park Shopping Centre, one of the largest malls in Queenstown, where you can find a collection of popular local retailers alongside specialty shops, as well as many great places to eat.
  • Spend the day at the Queenstown Events Centre in Frankton and enjoy swimming and waterslides at the Alpine Aqualand, or participate in a sports game on one of the many fields.
  • Stroll over the historic Kawarau Falls Bridge and you will be rewarded with spectacular panoramic views as you pass over the Kawarau River.

The Queenstown Airport is the main gateway into this region, and it is conveniently located Frankton. This town is the perfect place to spend the beginning or end of your trip to the area. From the airport, you can easily get transportation to the city centre by using a bus or taxi. Those that want to go directly to Frankton should use a cab, as it is a short drive. Otherwise, you might be able to arrange transportation through your hotel – many offer free shuttles to and from the airport.

Hotels in Frankton

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From US$145

1 Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

5 stars
4.8 / 5 13 reviews

Kawarau Village, 79 Peninsula Rd Map

Save 30% on your stay, includes breakfast

Vacationers looking to explore the adventure capital of the world find ideal retreat at the posh accommodations of Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa, overlooking Lake Wakatipu. Guests at this... More

Wonderful romantic retreat
Hotel was beautiful and staff were helpful and welcoming. Only down side would be the amenities in our room - wine glasses so that we could enjoy our bottle we picked up at amisfeild would have...
1 Jul 2015
From US$107

2 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Queenstown

4 stars
4.6 / 5 11 reviews

Kawarau Village 79 Peninsula Road Map

End of Year Sale Breakfast!

Offering chic accommodations against the picturesque backdrop of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain Range, Kawarau Hotel, Managed by Hilton makes for an ideal getaway in Queenstown. From... More

Totally Awesome!
I was given a complimentary room upgrade to a twin deluxe lakeview room as I am a Hilton Hhonors Gold member. The hotel also provided me with complimentary in-room WiFi and breakfast for my friend...
16 Jun 2015
From US$149

3 Mantra Marina Queenstown

5 stars
4.6 / 5 40 reviews

875 Frankton Road Map

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Mantra Marina Queenstown makes for a convenient place to stay when on a Southern Lakes holiday with the Lake Wakitipu close by and easy access to the downtown area. Aside from fishing and boating... More

We have staying here as a family a number of times. Fantastic views, amenities etc
15 Sep 2015
From US$212

4 Luxury Lake Suites

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

875 Frankton Road Map

Stay 7 Nights & Save 50%

Located adjacent to the airport with convenient access to the city centre and local attractions, Luxury Lake Suites invites travellers looking for a strategic starting point in Queenstown. This... More

5 Asure Queenstown Gateway Apartments

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

1066 Frankton Rd Map

FREE Parking & FREE Wifi Up To 50MB

Asure Queenstown Gateway Apartments is a self-contained apartment complex highlighted by full amenities and daily service for the most luxurious stay. Its features include central heating, Wi-Fi... More

From US$93

6 Goldridge Resort

3 stars
4.1 / 5 13 reviews

594 Frankton Rd Map

Goldridge Resort Queenstown is surrounded by stunning views of the Remarkable Mountains and beautiful landscaped gardens. This resort is an ideal holiday retreat and offers quality accommodation... More

OK for one night
The hotel has friendly staff and our room had a nice view but overall we were disappointed. The room was smaller and more spartan than we had expected. We were surprised at the foot traffic passing...
3 Feb 2015
From US$106

7 Oaks Club Resort Queenstown

4 stars
4.5 / 5 56 reviews

171-179 Frankton Road Map

Stay 2 Nights & Save 5%

Featuring elegantly furnished accommodations with picturesque views of Lake Wakatipu, Oaks Club Resort Queenstown makes for a suitable haven for travellers looking for a tranquil getaway in... More

The Best Lake view
Yup, it's very valuable place to stay with a quite, peace & beautiful apartment.. location is not bad just 15 mins walk to centre of Queenstown. One thing is the LED spot light was flashing &...
22 Sep 2015
From US$183

8 The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments Queenstown

5 stars
4.9 / 5 37 reviews

377 Frankton Road Map

Free Parking & Internet

The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments Queenstown is a beautiful property that welcomes you to enjoy the Queenstown accommodation experience and savour the heritage, culture and attractions of New... More

perfect setting perfect stay
The best accommodation experience in NZ. Such a beautiful setting next to the lake. Away from the buzz of the town centre yet only a pleasant walk along the lakeshore and you're there. Frequent...
6 Apr 2015
From US$114

9 Oaks Shores Apartments Queenstown

4 stars
4.3 / 5 125 reviews

327-343 Frankton Road Map

Includes Breakfast for 2

Overlooking the beautiful Lake Wakatipu, Oaks Shores Apartments Queenstown takes holidaymakers away from the hubbub of city life and out to the natural attractions in this part of New Zealand.... More

Great: The location has a beautiful view Parking spots available Heated floor in bathroom Kitchen well supplied Average- room decor, room lay-out room service pizza Below average: -wi-fi was...
16 Jul 2015
From US$86

10 BreakFree The Point

4 stars
4.1 / 5 17 reviews

239 Frankton Rd Map

Stay 3 & Save 15%

Overlooking Lake Wakatipu near the city centre, BreakFree The Point Queenstown Apartments makes for an ideal starting point for holidaymakers exploring South Island. During free time, visitors at... More

Could do better
The room was a good size studio with a fabulous view of the lake. It was clean on arrival but not serviced everyday. The kitchenette could do with more utensils, and crockery. There was just 2...
25 Aug 2015
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