We’ll take care of your accommodation and let the breathtaking mountains, rivers and lakes take care of the rest.

Lake Wakatipu

Local Experience

We pride ourselves in offering our guests a unique and local apartment experience. Our goal is to prepare you with everything you need for your stay, before you arrive. We like to respect your privacy during your holiday but if you need a little guidance or have a question that is not answered in our apartment’s compendium manual, please feel free to contact us by phone or email – we are happy to help.

Element Escapes provides the essentials you and your guests will need during your stay without the fuss or fees of staying at a hotel or resort. Our goal is to ensure guests receive the highest value to quality experience while visiting Queenstown and staying with us.

Freedom & Privacy

Element Escapes features two apartment locations in the heart of Queenstown and one at the Frankton end of Lake Wakatipu.

We like to consider ourselves the ideal lodging option for independent travelers, as well as for small groups of friends and family. You will enjoy flexibility, freedom and privacy that you won’t find in a hotel.

Cycling Jack Point
Glenorchy Horse Trekking


At Element Escapes, we provide our guests with accommodations at attractive rates. Our apartments are set-up to provide our guests with the flexibility to come and go with ease.

Daily servicing is not offered however; if you need anything through out your stay don’t hesitate to call reception.

Why choose us for your holiday?

Check out this blog post from Queenstown Life, they have written blogs talking about a variety of brands, businesses and experiences across New Zealand and they stayed with us recently and gave some information about what one of our guests can expect to experience when staying with us.

Queenstown Life – Element Escapes

Diamond River Fishing

Eco-Friendly Policy

Element Escapes recognises the impact our business has on the local environment. Our mission is to provide eco-friendly accommodation in Queenstown and we are continually seeking better green practices to reduce our environmental footprint.

We welcome your comments and suggestions on any improvements or recommendations you may feel would further improve our Eco-Friendly Policy.

  • The environment will factor into our everyday operational decisions and requirements
  • We are raising awareness and encouraging our staff to carry out more sustainable business practices
  • We are recycling glass, paper, newspapers, printer cartridges and batteries
  • We operate a “switch off” policy of all electronics, lights and heating when not in use
  • Our cleaning products are all eco friendly
  • Bathroom amenities provided are all eco friendly
  • Turn off the fire and heat pump when leaving the apartment
  • Turn off lights when leaving each room
  • Place all recyclables into the bins with blue lids located in the garage entrance
  • We would encourage all guests to get outside and experience the true beauty of Queenstown on foot or bike. Information can be provided to guests on local walks, trails and bike hire

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