Eichardts – Luxury Hotel

About This Project
 A Historic hotel located on the shore of lake Wakatipu at the centre of Queenstown.

The Hotel has extended into a new modern building located adjacent to the old hotel. The challenge and opportunity for the design of the Penthouse on the top floor of the new building was to maximize the location and views while retaining the iconic character in the new building, which has a very different character and language.

Working with Imperium Group, we developed the design for the Penthouse taking cues from the materials, fittings and colours of the older part of the hotel, while making the most of the large windows, incredible views, natural light, expansive deck and modern services provided in the new building.

The view over the lake is very close and beautiful. The focus of the planning is towards the view with the living room opening completely to the outdoor entertaining area with its outdoor kitchen, gas fires, outdoor dining and seating and the hot tub.  The intention is to provide relaxed luxury and an inviting, comfortable atmosphere from which to enjoy the views and everything Queenstown has to offer.

The bedrooms connect to the view through moveable shutters. The bathrooms open to a deck, and include the luxury of a bath and sauna.