Weddings & Elopements


With a breath taking backdrop, elegant decor, five-star service and the convenience of a central location in the heart of the city, Eichardt’s Private Hotel is the dream wedding location. For Australians, a short three hour flight transports you to a location that feels worlds away, with ease of planning logistics close to home, and inexpensive travel costs. For those who dream of a wedding in a far flung location, Queenstown’s inimitable beauty and otherworldly surrounds make for one of the most unique celebrations and honeymoon adventures, well worth the travel.

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The Penthouse is the ultimate offering of luxury and sophistication. Overlooking Lake Wakatipu, with uninterrupted views extending to the mountains, the Penthouse terrace is the ideal location for a private wedding ceremony for up to 40 guests inside or outside.

The Parlour is the pinnacle of elegance, enhanced by its stunning location in the heritage wing of the hotel, with balcony views over Lake Wakatipu. Stylish and inviting, it’s the perfect location for an intimate ceremony in front of the fireplace.

For a less than conventional ceremony, celebrate in one venue. Ideal for groups of 60 to 80 standing, while you say I do before breath-taking floor to ceiling mountain views. After a brief sojourn for photos, arrive back to a for a more formal wedding reception with ample space for speeches, music and dancing.

Standing at 80ft long, the Pacific Jemm offers a truly unique space, coupled with the freedom to host a private ceremony in complete tranquillity without the need to travel long distances. Whether you opt for an onboard service, with the lake your backdrop or an intimate, wild island ceremony only accessible by yacht, the Pacific Jemm is a stand out venue.

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40 Seated

40 Standing


Outstanding views and flexibility of the space the Penthouse can be shaped to match anyone’s dream intimate reception. Host your guests for a formal seating dinner for up to 24, or a more relaxed reception of 40 guests standing.

For a warm, private reception our Parlour room is the perfect location. Dine together in front of the fireplace and celebrate with a champagne on the balcony afterwards.

From small to large formal receptions, The Grille can perfectly cater to all, complete with space for the live music and dancing, as you watch the sunset through floor to ceiling windows. Our Private Dining Room can host up to 12 guests for a cosier setting.

A private charter aboard Pacific Jemm is the perfect option for a reception, pre or post wedding celebration, providing breath-taking views of the lake and mountains with bespoke charters catered to your group.

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24 Seated

40 Standing


Eichardt’s offers a collection of seven luxurious Suites, four comfortably appointed cottage Apartments, a three-bedroom villa, The Residence, and Queenstown’s most premier accommodation, The Penthouse, all situated in premium lakefront positions in the heart of Queenstown. Group bookings & hotel buyouts are available at a discounted rate.

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A private charter aboard the Pacific Jemm is the perfect option for a pre or post wedding celebration, providing breathtaking views of the lake and mountains.  

Guests arriving and departing Queenstown can take advantage of our range of private transportation options, selecting from our fleet of luxury vehicles. 

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Eichardt’s has partnered with The Lovers Elopement Co to curate your Queenstown wedding. The Lovers team is comprised of talented local wedding artists and they are the ultimate in luxury wedding planning, styling and co-ordination in Queenstown.

They are a team of local wedding artists who craft intimate weddings from 2 and up to 30 guests. The Lovers includes Photography; Florals and Styling; Celebrant; Hair and Makeup Artists.

Let The Lovers wedding artists create your dream intimate wedding at Eichardt’s.

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Lovers Luxury Accommodation Package

Indulge in a romantic escape with your special someone in one of our luxurious suites overlooking the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Enjoy champagne and handmade chocolates on arrival and spoil yourselves with a romantic in-house dining experience for you and your lover.

Spend your days exploring the best of Queenstown or hide away in your private suite. Indulge each other with a relaxing, romantic soak in the two-person bath and sip champagne by the fire, before cuddling up under luxuriously soft sheets in a dreamy king bed.