Te Anau, New Zealand
Surrounded by extensive gardens and overlooking Lake Te Anau and the Fiordland ranges, the recently renovated Distinction Te Anau Hotel offers stylish contemporary accommodations in one of the world's most breathtaking natural regions. Located on the lakefront, the hotel is just a short stroll from the Te Anau town center. 112 rooms enjoy lake or garden views, all with modern en-suite bathrooms and a host of amenities including air conditioning, flat screen TVs, tea- and coffee-making facilities and armchairs to enjoy the panorama outside the large windows. The MacKinnon Room restaurant features fine Fiordland cuisine, while the Explorer Bar and Lakefront Terrace are a great place to enjoy acclaimed New Zealand wines. A heated outdoor swimming pool is open from December through February, and a sauna and spa, with massage available, are always available for guests' relaxation. Room service, Internet access, business services and a guest laundry round out the range of amenities.