The Central Private Hotel Queenstown is a hillside jewel located in the heart of central Queenstown.
Taking inspiration from the sublime, surrounding scenery, The Central Private Hotel is a celebration of imagination
and the magic found within our natural world. See what’s happening in and around the hotel.

Luma Festival

Introducing LUMA, a sensory experience bringing together illuminated art, light sculpture, performance and community over five days in and around Queenstown Gardens (opposite us at The Central Private) on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Immerse yourself on Queen’s Birthday WeekendĀ  (June 2nd – June 6th 2022). Make sure you get your LUMA Pass early so you don’t miss out!

Winter pride

Winter Pride is renowned for fun both on and off the mountain, once you’ve been once, you’ll be hankering for more.

A festival in our small town with a bold heart that celebrates love, community, diversity, visibility, safety and inclusion. It is a festival that encourages locals and visitors alike to come together and celebrate their diversity. Lots of choices for all, so get out there and have fun, make The Central Private Hotel your sanctuary to explore from. We can’t wait to have you all along.

NZ Mountain Film Festival

Celebrating all there is to love about the snowy season. The 20th NZ Mountain Film Festival presents a wide range of films, guest speakers, and presentations from inspirational adventurers. From 30th June to 2nd July, the films tell stories of adventure sports, foreign cultures, remote travel and environmental issues. The three-day event in Queenstown is a celebration of adventurous sports and lifestyles presented for adventurers, film and book enthusiasts and armchair adventurers.