DISCOVERY SHERWOOD HOTEL

554 558 Goldfield Heights, Queenstown 9348 New Zealand (NZL)
3 Star Lake Hotel
-45.02339168.6982
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Average
3.5/ 5

Based on 89 guest reviews

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  • We have an outdoor pool
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Hotel has 78 rooms
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Check in time: 1400
  • Check out time: 1030
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 8.8/10

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Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 1,142 verified reviews

79
Good

Very good eco-friendly hotel. Close to excursion tours and has nearby parking areas. Lovely service and very clean rooms. Stylish Hotel. Popular among families.

“Eco friendly building” “Pilates classes on site”

Excellent Eco-friendly Hotel Top 1% in city
Excellent Lake Hotel Top 8% in city
Best Wellness In City
Best Hotel Grounds In City

Good to know

  • TV is not good

    “Very old Television set” “Lack of television”

  • Great view

    “Wonderful lake view” “Nice lake views”

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Excellent music” “Enjoyable experience”

  • Comfortable beds

    “Huge bunk beds” “Fantastic bed”

Review highlights

Wellness

89/100
39 reviews

Great fitness area, sauna and wellness.

“Free yoga” “Free yoga lessons” “Pilates classes on site”

Food

86/100
191 reviews

Delicious food. Dining was alright with moderate prices and adequate menu.

“Excellent dinners” “Amazing restaurant” “Cozy place to eat”

Service

79/100
241 reviews

Service is acceptably professional but very friendly, with decent reception and housekeeping. Bad laundry service.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Amenities

76/100
129 reviews

Good outdoor sports facilities. Outdated facilities and entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

“Excellent facilities” “Informative reception area” “Eco friendly building”

Bar

73/100
65 reviews

Good, but overpriced, bar. Good wines.

“Best cocktails” “Free coffee” “Great staff at the bar”

Vibe

70/100
131 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish Hotel. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is relatively luxurious. Great eco-friendly hotel. Nice lake hotel.

“Informative reception area” “Friendly place.” “Amazing decor”

Location

64/100
184 reviews

Location is ok. Accessible by car, but parking is a hassle. City centre is hard to reach. Great excursions but not much shopping nearby. Near to public transport and the airport.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Close to the CBD”

Value

59/100
121 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Free internet. Expensive breakfast. Normally priced restaurant. Expensive beverages.

“Free yoga session” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Breakfast

59/100
41 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

“The best granola” “Great breakfest” “Good breakfasts”

Room

54/100
478 reviews

Rooms are OK, but old and unmaintained. Clean rooms with wonderful beds and stunning views. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms.

“Bog standard hotel room” “No phone to call” “Very tiny mirror”

WiFi

34/100
55 reviews

WiFi's cheap, but poor quality.

“Horrible internet access” “Poor internet connection” “WiFi/WLAN not working”

Ranked top 70% by couples, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Free internet

    “Free Wi-Fi” “Free wifi”

  • Beautiful architecture

    “Funky decor” “Modern design”

  • Stylish Hotel

    “Funky decor” “Modern design”

  • Old rooms

    “Very old Television set” “Very old toilets”

Review highlights

Food

93/100
73 reviews

Great menu and overall dining experience.

“Excellent dinners” “Amazing restaurant” “Cozy place to eat”

Service

81/100
76 reviews

Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Bar

75/100
23 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Best cocktails” “Free coffee” “Great staff at the bar”

Location

63/100
65 reviews

Decent location, but awful parking. City centre is hard to reach.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Expensive bus ride”

Breakfast

62/100
20 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“The best granola” “Great breakfest” “Good breakfasts”

Room

55/100
183 reviews

Beds and views are impressive, but cleanliness just so-so. Run-down rooms with terrible bathrooms and minibars. Out-dated rooms with substandard TVs, kitchenettes and furnishings.

“Bog standard hotel room” “No phone to call” “Very tiny mirror”

Value

54/100
37 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free yoga session” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

WiFi

39/100
23 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Horrible internet access” “Poor internet connection” “WiFi/WLAN not working”

Ranked top 60% by families, with a score of 79

Good to know

  • Small bathroom

    “Bathroom area was small”

  • Good outdoor sports facilities

    “Free bikes” “New rental bikes”

  • Good fitness area

    “Free yoga class” “Free yoga session”

  • Great wellness & sports facilities

    “Free yoga” “Free yoga lessons”

Review highlights

Food

86/100
50 reviews

Dining experience is standard, as is the menu, but the food is impressive.

“Excellent dinners” “Amazing restaurant” “Cozy place to eat”

Amenities

80/100
42 reviews

Hotel facilities are outdated, but outdoor sports facilities are top-notch. Average hotel building. Beautiful architecture.

“Excellent facilities” “Informative reception area” “Eco friendly building”

Service

79/100
67 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Vibe

74/100
49 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish Hotel. Luxurious Hotel.

“Informative reception area” “Friendly place.” “Amazing decor”

Bar

73/100
20 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Best cocktails” “Free coffee” “Great staff at the bar”

Location

63/100
49 reviews

Decent location, but awful parking. City centre is hard to reach.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Close enough to the town”

Value

60/100
38 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free yoga” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Breakfast

60/100
9 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“The best granola” “Great breakfest” “Good breakfasts”

Room

53/100
140 reviews

Beds and views are impressive, but cleanliness just so-so. Run-down, old, decent-sized rooms with small bathrooms. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes.

“Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror” “Light bulbs broken”

WiFi

32/100
13 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Horrible internet access” “Poor internet connection” “WiFi/WLAN not working”

Ranked top 64% by solo travelers, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly Staff at the reception” “Friendly staffs”

  • Fantastic service

    “Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff”

  • TV is not good

    “Very old Television set” “Lack of television”

  • Bad internet service

    “Horrible internet access” “Poor internet connection”

Review highlights

Food

80/100
15 reviews

Delicious food.

“Excellent dinners” “Amazing restaurant” “Cozy place to eat”

Service

78/100
22 reviews

Beds and cleanliness are decent, but rooms look old and poorly-furnished.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Amenities

77/100
10 reviews

Good amenities and hotel building is acceptable.

“Excellent facilities” “Informative reception area” “Eco friendly building”

Vibe

76/100
7 reviews

Awesome vibe.

“Informative reception area” “Friendly place.” “Amazing decor”

Bar

74/100
5 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Best cocktails” “Free coffee” “Great staff at the bar”

Location

65/100
10 reviews

Location is ok.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Close to the CBD”

Value

58/100
12 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free yoga class” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Room

45/100
31 reviews

Rooms needing maintenance, with bad bathrooms and TV's. Excellent beds and great views.

“Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror” “Light bulbs broken”

WiFi

37/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Horrible internet access” “Poor internet connection” “WiFi/WLAN not working”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly Staff at the reception” “Friendly staffs”

Review highlights

Service

76/100
7 reviews

Friendly service.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Comfort

70/100
6 reviews

Rather comfortable.

“Huge bunk beds” “Fantastic bed” “Spacious rooms”

Room

55/100
9 reviews

Room is all right.

“Bog standard hotel room” “No phone to call” “Very tiny mirror”

Review highlights

Service

80/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Comfort

70/100
7 reviews

Rather comfortable.

“Huge bunk beds” “Fantastic bed” “Spacious rooms”

Location

67/100
5 reviews

Location is ok.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Close to the CBD”

Room

52/100
12 reviews

Room is all right.

“Body wash gorgeous” “Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror”

Good to know

  • Luxurious Hotel

  • Bad kitchenette

    “No microwave in the room” “No cooking facilities”

  • Pleasant hotel grounds

    “Free bikes” “New rental bikes”

  • Great view

    “Wonderful lake view” “Nice lake views”

Review highlights

Food

85/100
10 reviews

Delicious food.

“Excellent dinners” “Amazing restaurant” “Cozy place to eat”

Service

80/100
22 reviews

Friendly service.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Amenities

74/100
16 reviews

Good amenities and hotel building is acceptable.

“Excellent facilities” “Informative reception area” “Eco friendly building”

Vibe

73/100
12 reviews

Awesome vibe. Luxurious Hotel.

“Informative reception area” “Friendly place.” “Amazing decor”

Location

59/100
17 reviews

Location is ok.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Expensive bus ride”

Value

58/100
17 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free yoga class” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Room

48/100
34 reviews

Room is not nice. Okay-sized rooms with good views. Substandard kitchenettes and bathrooms.

“Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror” “Light bulbs broken”

Ranked top 95% by couples, with a score of 72

Good to know

  • Room is not nice

    “Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror”

  • Fantastic service

    “Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff”

Review highlights

Service

83/100
8 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Location

59/100
6 reviews

Location is ok.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Close to the CBD”

Value

53/100
6 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free yoga” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Room

47/100
11 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror” “Light bulbs broken”

Ranked top 71% by families, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Awesome vibe

    “Informative reception area” “Friendly place.”

  • Fantastic service

    “Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff”

  • Room is not nice

    “Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror”

Review highlights

Service

77/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Vibe

75/100
6 reviews

Awesome vibe.

“Informative reception area” “Friendly place.” “Amazing decor”

Location

66/100
6 reviews

Location is ok.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Expensive bus ride”

Comfort

64/100
6 reviews

Comfortable.

“Really small mirror” “Noisy fridge” “Noisy venue”

Value

61/100
5 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free yoga session” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Room

51/100
12 reviews

Room is all right.

“Bog standard hotel room” “No shower enclosure” “No phone to call”

Good to know

  • TV is not good

    “Very old Television set” “Lack of television”

  • Stylish Hotel

    “Funky decor” “Modern design”

  • Great view

    “Wonderful lake view” “Nice lake views”

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Excellent music” “Enjoyable experience”

Review highlights

Food

86/100
170 reviews

Great dining, with average prices and an okay menu.

“Excellent dinners” “Amazing restaurant” “Cozy place to eat”

Service

79/100
202 reviews

Good service, except unprofessional reception.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Bar

72/100
62 reviews

Good, but overpriced, bar. Good wines.

“Best cocktails” “Free coffee” “Great staff at the bar”

Vibe

71/100
109 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish Hotel. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Informative reception area” “Friendly place.” “Amazing decor”

Location

65/100
152 reviews

Location is ok. Accessible by car, but parking is a hassle. City centre is hard to reach. Great excursions but not much shopping nearby. Good access to airport.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Close to the CBD”

Breakfast

62/100
34 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

“The best granola” “Great breakfest” “Superb breakfast”

Value

61/100
99 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Expensive breakfast. Normally priced restaurant. Expensive beverages. Free internet.

“Free yoga session” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Room

54/100
412 reviews

Big rooms with great beds and views, acceptably clean. Bad TV's, furniture, and kitchenettes. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Bad minibars in old, poorly-maintained rooms.

“Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror” “Light bulbs broken”

WiFi

32/100
46 reviews

WiFi's cheap, but poor quality.

“Horrible internet access” “Poor internet connection” “WiFi/WLAN not working”

Ranked top 72% by couples, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Free internet

    “Free Wi-Fi” “Free wifi”

  • Beautiful architecture

    “Funky decor” “Modern design”

  • Stylish Hotel

    “Funky decor” “Modern design”

  • Bad internet service

    “Horrible internet access” “Poor internet connection”

Review highlights

Food

93/100
64 reviews

Menu is excellent with tasty food.

“Excellent dinners” “Amazing restaurant” “Cozy place to eat”

Service

79/100
62 reviews

Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Bar

77/100
22 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Best cocktails” “Free coffee” “Great staff at the bar”

Vibe

69/100
41 reviews

OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere. Stylish Hotel. Hotel is outdated.

“Informative reception area” “Friendly place.” “Very old Television set”

Location

66/100
55 reviews

Decent location, but awful parking. City centre is hard to reach.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Close to the CBD”

Breakfast

61/100
18 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“The best granola” “Great breakfest” “Good breakfasts”

Value

58/100
30 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Free internet.

“Free yoga session” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Room

57/100
161 reviews

Big rooms with great beds and views, acceptably clean. Run-down rooms with terrible bathrooms and minibars. Out-dated rooms with substandard TVs, kitchenettes and furnishings.

“Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror” “No hair dryer”

WiFi

39/100
20 reviews

WiFi's cheap, but poor quality.

“Horrible internet access” “Poor internet connection” “WiFi/WLAN not working”

Ranked top 50% by families, with a score of 79

Good to know

  • Great dining experience

  • Good fitness area

    “Free yoga class” “Free yoga session”

  • Good outdoor sports facilities

    “Free bikes” “New rental bikes”

  • Bad kitchenette

    “No microwave in the room” “No cooking facilities”

Review highlights

Food

87/100
45 reviews

Dining experience is standard, as is the menu, but the food is impressive.

“Excellent dinners” “Amazing restaurant” “Cozy place to eat”

Service

81/100
54 reviews

Beds and cleanliness are decent, but rooms look old and poorly-furnished.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Amenities

80/100
38 reviews

Hotel facilities are outdated, but outdoor sports facilities are top-notch. Average hotel building. Beautiful architecture.

“Excellent facilities” “Informative reception area” “Eco friendly building”

Comfort

79/100
48 reviews

Comfortable rooms and beds.

“Huge bunk beds” “Fantastic bed” “Spacious rooms”

Bar

73/100
18 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Best cocktails” “Free coffee” “Great staff at the bar”

Vibe

71/100
39 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish Hotel.

“Informative reception area” “Friendly place.” “Amazing decor”

Location

62/100
37 reviews

Decent location, but awful parking. City centre is hard to reach.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Too far from town”

Breakfast

59/100
7 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“The best granola” “Great breakfest” “Good breakfasts”

Value

59/100
32 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free yoga class” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Room

53/100
116 reviews

Beds and views are impressive, but cleanliness just so-so. Out-dated rooms with substandard TVs, kitchenettes and furnishings. Run-down rooms with terrible bathrooms and minibars.

“Bog standard hotel room” “No shower enclosure” “No phone to call”

WiFi

31/100
11 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Horrible internet access” “Poor internet connection” “WiFi/WLAN not working”

Ranked top 65% by solo travelers, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Reception is not nice

    “Desk unattended” “Poor cancellation policy”

  • Fantastic service

    “Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff”

  • TV is not good

    “Very old Television set” “Lack of television”

  • Nice building

    “Excellent facilities” “Informative reception area”

Review highlights

Food

80/100
15 reviews

Delicious food.

“Excellent dinners” “Amazing restaurant” “Cozy place to eat”

Service

79/100
21 reviews

Beds and cleanliness are decent, but rooms look old and poorly-furnished.

“Friendly front desk” “Amazing staff” “Great staff at the bar”

Comfort

78/100
10 reviews

Comfortable rooms and beds.

“Huge bunk beds” “Fantastic bed” “Spacious rooms”

Amenities

77/100
10 reviews

Good amenities and hotel building is acceptable.

“Excellent facilities” “Informative reception area” “Eco friendly building”

Vibe

76/100
7 reviews

Awesome vibe.

“Informative reception area” “Friendly place.” “Amazing decor”

Bar

74/100
5 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Best cocktails” “Free coffee” “Great staff at the bar”

Location

65/100
10 reviews

Location is ok.

“Ease of access to roads” “Close to public transport” “Close to the CBD”

Value

58/100
11 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free yoga” “Free bikes” “Spa free of charge”

Room

46/100
30 reviews

Rooms needing maintenance, with bad bathrooms and TV's. Excellent beds and great views.

“Bog standard hotel room” “Very tiny mirror” “Light bulbs broken”

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Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 1400
Check Out: 1030
Year of Last Renovation: 2007
Floors: 2
Rooms: 78
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 78
Handicap Rooms: 4
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Banquet Space: Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 3.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5pm-10pm
Pool Info:
Outdoor pool. Open only in summertime 1 November to 31 March Size approx. 5 x 10 meter
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual: Minimal 48 hours notice prior to arrival otherwise 1 night accommodation charge applies. Groups:4 or more rooms.Minimal 7 day notice prior to arrival, otherwise one night accommodation charge applies
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 15.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 15.00 GST % (included in price)
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Additional Person Fee: 28.75 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 5.00 Per Day
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 17.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 22.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 17.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 42.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Bus parking
  • Clothes drying
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television

Airport & Shuttle Information

5 minutes drive to Queenstown International airport

Local Shuttle Info: Connectabus; local busservice going daily from 6.30am to 11 pm. Rates starting from $3

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Discovery Sherwood Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Discovery Sherwood Hotel.

Feel free to use the Discovery Sherwood Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Queenstown event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Meters)
Size
(sqm.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Conference room 8 x 3 x 2 34 --/-- -- 14 -- -- 18 --/-- 22 -- --
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Conference room

Very small boardroom style meeting space.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
34 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
8 x 3 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
Half Day Rental:
NZ$75.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$150.00 NZD
Evening Rental:
NZ$75.00 NZD
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Photo of Conference room

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