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Queenstown or Invercargill

Living with New Zealand families gives students the opportunity of experiencing our way of life. Homestays provide dinner, bed, and breakfast Monday through Sunday, plus lunch on Saturdays and Sundays. During school holidays the same food schedule is provided.The homestay families are a 30-min bus ride from school.

Hostels, motels, hotels and backpackers


Queenstown has a huge range of accommodation styles to suit every age and stage, style and budget. Find more information at:

Rent a bedroom or a flat


You can also rent a bedroom or a flat. If you do, we recommend that you check your rights and obligations on the following website:

If you have a problem with your tenant or owner, you can use the Tenancy services to solve any dispute. See the following website:

SLEC Student Residence

SLEC has two rental properties in the centre of Queenstown. They are fully furnished with everything you need to feel comfortable once you arrive. In these properties there are dryers, washers, internet and all of the neccessities to make it feel like home.

For More Information feel free to email:


Some ways to find a room or flat to rent in Queenstown are as follows:

  • The Lakes Weekly Bulletin: The most popular bulletin in Queenstown also advertises rooms and flats to rent:

  • Boarding websites: Some specialised websites help you find a room to rent in Queenstown

  • Queenstown Accommodation Bureau - Phone: (03) 442 7581 / e-mail: / website:

  • Ray White, Arrowtown Phone: (03) 442 1616 /

  • Harcourts Real Estate, Phone: (03) 441 0777 / e-mail:  / website

  • Facebook Groups: There are some Facebook groups where you can find accommodation, such as For Rent in Queenstown

  • Supermarket Boards: You can look at the notice board, usually located near the exit or entrance of your local supermarket, for “Flatmate Wanted” or “Room to Let” ads.



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