Monograms provides travelers access to a Local Host®, so you will have someone on hand to answer those vacation questions pertaining to Queenstown, New Zealand. No waiting in line at the concierge desk or trying to ask your waitress at breakfast directions to the shopping district. Simply ask your Local Host® about Queenstown and you'll be on your way in no time. Plus, your Local Host® will share local Queenstown insights and share suggestions for getting off the beaten path, leaving you more time to create lasting vacation memories that are yours alone.
When you wake up in a place as stimulating as Queenstown, you don’t really need caffeine, but if you must, you’ll find the best coffee at this hip, local haunt.
Mt. Difficulty Wines
With the smoothest pinot noir, chardonnay, Riesling, pinot gris, and merlot, you won’t find anything difficult about sampling the vintages at this winery.
This hard-to-find bar has no sign and doesn’t advertise, which makes it the most popular bar for locals in Queenstown. If you can find it, join the patrons at this obscure hot spot on Cow Lane.
Elchardt’s House Bar
For an intimate lunch or cocktail after dinner, head to this bar in Elchardt’s Private Hotel. With only five tables, it’s a cozy spot to reflect upon your Queenstown experience.
Queenstown has an excellent selection of sheepskin and wool products. The Bonz Gallery features original designs—everything from sweaters to jackets—in 100% merino wool.
Barbara Smith Gallery
If you never want to forget the beauty of Milford Sound or Fiordland National Park, visit this gallery and take home one of the artist’s magnificent oil paintings depicting New Zealand’s landscapes.
Skiers around the world head to Queenstown from early June to early October to ski. Rent a pair of skis and join them on the slopes of Coronet Peak.
The Art of Rest
Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of the world. If you’re feeling a little sore from your active pursuits here, visit this spa and request the flotation-enhanced massage.